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Sainsbury’s Summer School Games Competition

What a lot of sporting talent we have at St Joseph’s Juniors! This morning, the children all took part in a variety of sporting activities (see photographs below) as part of our Sainsbury’s School Games Gold Award. The inter-house competition between our...

The Tempest – a farewell performance by Year 6.

Well done to all of our Year 6 who performed a very memorable musical production of The Tempest by William Shakespeare on Monday evening. The wonderful singing, together with an abundance of acting talent, served to entertain the audience from start to finish!...

Our School Summer Fayre.

A HUGE thank you to staff (especially Miss Allon, our event planner!), our pupils, particularly our School Council, local businesses and our wonderful parents for helping to make our Summer Fayre a very enjoyable afternoon and a great success! Altogether we raised a...

Sensational Summer Singing Concerts!

A HUGE well done to all of our classes for their amazing, awesome and outstanding singing performances in our annual summer concerts this week. I am sure it will help us to secure our Gold Sing Up award this year.  A great BIG thank you too, to the teachers,...

Y3 & Y4 Visit to Beamish Museum

Years 3 and 4 enjoyed a fantastic day out at Beamish Museum, where they became frontline soldiers, during WW1. Following an outreach day earlier in the week with historian Bill Elliot, each class took part in a special WW1 workshop, which was very ‘hands on’. First of...

My Neighbour and Me Project

This term, Year 4 have been involved with a project called ‘My Neighbour and Me’.  Lots of year 4 classes in Gateshead were partnered with a school from the neighbouring Local Authority, County Durham. The aim of the project was to recognise the cultural...

Athletics Competition at Chester-Le-Street Riverside

Well done to all of our children from Y5 & Y6 who took part in the annual  District Sports at the Riverside in Chester-Le-Street recently. There were 19 schools taking part and both of our teams had lots of competitors who made it through the heats and into the...

Our Memorial Art!

On Tuesday 27th June we worked with artists Claire and Mark from Flow(NE)CIC. They like to use recycled materials in their projects. We had a busy day, working hard on five different ideas. We all made our own A3 canvas. We painted a background watercolour pigment...

Researching the Cenotaph

We recently visited the Cenotaph in Birtley. Discover what we managed to find out from our research there and online. Researching the Cenotaph

Joining Up!

Inspired by Sgt Chapman’s call to arms we all joined up – the St Joseph’s Pals Platoon. Take a look at our Attestation Forms by clicking the link below. Joining...

Bashing The Square!

On Wednesday 21st of June Ms Cameron and Y5 were visited by Sergeant Chapman of the DLI. As the army prepares for a new Big Push in Belgium our children are keen to join up and do their bit. Sgt Chapman didn’t pull his punches with some graphic slides on his magic...

Heugh Battery Museum

On Tuesday 20th June we went to Heugh Battery Museum, Hartlepool. We had a brilliant day and took part in four activities: We had weapons and kit handling, including a British Lee Enfield (the best) the German Mauser and Russian Mosin-Nagant rifles used in the First...

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