Super Splash Heroes Visit St Joseph’s.

Last week, the aqua savvy Super Splash Heroes visited our school to teach us about the ‘Get Water Wise’ programme, which encourages us all to spread the message of how to use water wisely and save water every day. The Super Splash Heroes show is an innovative,...

Alice In Wonderland – a spectacular performance by Y6

'What a fantastic performance!' was the general concensus of all who came along to watch our Year 6 class put on an amazing show last night. For their Leavers' Performance, the children, under the brilliant direction of Miss Cameron and Miss Kennedy, staged a musical...

OUTSTANDING – Our Diocesan Inspection Report

'This is a joyous, cohesive school community where everyone involved displays the highest expectations for pupils in terms of personal, spiritual and academic development'. We are proud and delighted to be able to announce that we were judged to be 'OUTSTANDING' in...

Gateshead Catholic Schools Y6 Leavers Mass

Our Y6 went along to Corpus Christi Church last week, for a special mass to celebrate the end of their time in primary school together with all of our other Catholic schools in Gateshead. It was a wonderful celebration of pray and hymns on the theme of Jesus, our...

School Council Visit to London

On Friday, the 12 members of our School Council visited London in order to visit the Houses of Parliament and find out more about how our country is governed.The day began early, with everyone meeting at Durham train station at 7.15am to catch the 7.30am train to our...

Summer Singing Concert 2019

A huge thank you to all of those parents/carers and friends of St Joseph's Juniors who came to our Summer Singing Concerts. Judging by all of the fantastic comments afterwards, everyone was impressed with the range of songs featured and the array of wonderful voices...

Y5 Inter School Performance Poetry Competition.

On Thursday 27th June, Jessica and Archie from Year 5 visited St Philip Neri Junior School in Dunston to represent their class in a Gateshead schools poetry competition, having been selected the winners in their class competition. The children had to learn two poems...

Gateshead Schools Gymnastics Competition

Well done to all of our gymnastics teams who competed in the recent Gateshead Schools Gymnastics Competition at Gateshead Leisure Centre. 'They performed all of their routines with confidence,' said Miss Tingate, our school coach. 'I was very impressed with the...

Y5 Mini Tennis Competition

Congratulations to our Y5 Teams who can second and were awarded silver medals at the Gateshead School Mini Tennis Competition at Cardinal Hume School yesterday. [gallery columns="4" size="large"...

WELCOME

Welcome to St Joseph’s Catholic Junior School.

Head TeacherSt. 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 McDermottHead Teacher

 

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Attendance Points (Spring Term 2019)

Key: 2pts – class attendance over 96%, 4pts – highest weekly class attendance, 6pts – 100% class attendance

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Christ is our light and our life.

 

Celebrating First Holy Communions

Huge CONGRATULATIONS to our children in Year 4 who celebrated receiving the Sacrament of the Eucharist on Saturday, when they made their First Holy Communion. It was a very joyous celebration and wonderful to see the whole parish community gathering together to fill...

Y4 Exploring Different Habitats

Year 4 fortuitously managed to dodge the rain on their trip to Walltown Country Park and The Sill Visitor Centre in Northumberland.  To enhance their learning in Science, the children explored a variety of habitats with activities including pond dipping, minibeast...

Gateshead Holiday Activities and Food Programme

More than 400 places per day of free activities will be available in the summer holidays thanks to funding that Gateshead Council has secured from the government.The free activities are available to children aged between 5 and 18 with a packed lunch or hot meal also...

Y5/Y6 Tri Golf Competition

Well done to our Tri Golf Team who finished fourth in the recent Gateshead Schools Tri Golf Competition.

Girls Kwik Cricket Competition

Well done to our Y5/Y6 Girl's Cricket team who took part in the Gateshead Schools Kwik Cricket Tournament last week. 'It was great fun and we all played really well together.' said Alana Y6. Mr Shields agreed, commenting that he was very impressed with the skill and...

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