Welcome to St Joseph’s Catholic Junior School.
St. Joseph’s Catholic Junior School is a friendly, successful and high-achieving school for pupils aged 7-11, founded in 1898. We are very proud of our many achievements and by following Christ’s teaching we intend to make all that happens within the school speak of God’s loving care for all of us.
By working together our whole school community strives to live out the aims of our mission statement:
‘Christ is our light and our life’
in order to ensure that we fulfil our shared school vision of providing a 21st century curriculum for 21st century learners, with the aim of inspiring our children with a love of God, a love of learning and a love of life.
Our website contains lots of information about our school, including up to date news and events listings, as well as recent examples of our work and play.
I hope you enjoy your visit to our website and find it useful.
Christina McDermott – Head Teacher
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Attendance Points (Spring Term 2018)
Key: 2pts – class attendance over 96%, 4pts – highest weekly class attendance, 6pts – 100% class attendance
Christ is our light and our life.
This week Marcus, our Active Travel Officer from the Gateshead Council’s Sustainable Travel team, came into school to introduce himself and then take each class to practice their scooter skills. As you can see from the photographs below, the children had a great...
Well done to all of our children who took part in the Gateshead Schools Cross Country competition on Wednesday this week. Despite a heavy downpour just before the races got underway, our teams did very well, especially Freya C in Year 6 who won the race for the Y6...
Firstly, on behalf of all of our staff and governors, may we welcome all parents/carers both ‘old’ and ‘new’ back at the start of a new school year. I’m sure that this academic year of 2016-17 will be as ‘outstanding’ as last year and that we will continue to strive...
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Throughout this academic year, Mr Shields and his sports ambassadors from Year 6 have organised a series of inter-house sports competitions as part of of Sainsburys School Award programme. For summer term, this involved a number of sports on our school field...
At St Joseph’s our children love reading and we are always looking for opportunities to introduce new authors so, with the help of our kind friends at Blackwells bookshop in Newcastle, we arranged a visit to school by author Will Mabbitt. Will came into school...