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Internet Safety Day 2017

As you are aware, at St Joseph’s Junior School we take all matters regarding the safeguarding of our children very seriously and so I am writing to you to promote Safer Internet Day 2017 which will take place nationally on the 7th February with the theme: Be the...

SATs Timetable 2017

We are now into the second term of Year 6 and SATs are not too far away. The children are working hard in class to prepare for this important week which gives them all a chance to showcase the knowledge and skills they have learnt across the whole of Key Stage 2. Mr...

Birtley – The Belgian Connection project

At St Joseph’s we have always valued our local heritage as a teaching resource, so we are delighted to announce that we have been awarded a First World War: then and now grant to look at the impact of the conflict on Birtley and the wider area. We are calling...

Passchendaele Commemorations: Do you have a family connection?

Passchendaele Commemorations: Do you have a family connection? The Battle of Passchendaele began on 31st July 1917. This year will see the 100th anniversary and a series of commemorative events in Belgium. Descendants of those who fought will be invited to the...

Cross Country Competition

For the next three Saturday mornings, a team of runners from Y5 and Y6 will be taking part in the Chester-Le-Street District Cross Country championships. The competition takes place at three different venues: Bullion Lane/Newker Primary School – Sat 28th...

Performance Poetry Week 2017

Following on from the enormous success of last year’s Performance Poetry Week, we decided to make this an annual event at St Joseph’s Juniors. All week all of the children have been writing and learning poems by heart ready for a special Performance Poetry...

Spring Term – Welcome

Dear Parents/Carers, Spring Term 2017 On behalf of the governors and school staff, may I wish you all a very Happy New Year and welcome you & your child(ren) back for the Spring Term. Below you will find some key dates for your diary and some information about...

Happy Christmas to All!

On behalf of the staff and governors of St Joseph’s Catholic Juniors, may we wish all of our parents and carers a very Happy Christmas and New Year. Remember: school re-opens for Spring Term on Monday 9th January...

Y6 Advent Liturgy – The Angels’ Candle

In our Advent liturgies over the last few weeks, we have been meeting some of those who joyfully shared the good news of the Saviour’s birth. The prophets prepared the people for the coming of the Messiah and the shepherds told all they saw of the good news of the...

Christmas Jumper Day 2016

Last Friday, 16th December, was our annual ‘Christmas Jumper Day’ organised by the Mini Vinnies group in school. This year the charity they chose to support was the SVP Sudan Baby Feeding Centre appeal, which raised just over £100. It was amazing how many...

Carols at Covent House

A group of children, all excellent singers, visited our elderly neighbours at Covent House this morning to spread some Christmas cheer. Dressed in their Christmas jumpers, the children performed a number of carols and traditional festive songs which some of the...

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