Go Green for Eco Day at St Joseph’s Juniors

Last week the children were all encouraged to come into school in earth colours (green for land or blue for the oceans) to help celebrate our Autumn Eco Day. The non-uniform day was the idea of the School Council who are raising money to buy every child in school...

Gateshead Change4Life Festival

A group of children from our each class were chosen to represent our School at the recent Gateshead Schools Change4life festival. As you can see from the photographs below, the children took part in a range of different activities which called upon them to use a range...

Gymnastics Coaching

All classes are having a term of gymnastics sessions led by our coaches from Grass Roots sports. The children are really enjoying the lessons, as you can see from the photographs below, and are becoming much more skilled and flexible! A squad of gymnastics has been...

Brighten Up the Harvest Cafod Fundraiser 2018

What a colourful display the children put on for Friday's 'Brighten Up the Harvest Cafod Fast Day'! The main part of our fundraising was a non-uniform day, though the children were encouraged to come into school is as many bright and clashing colours as possible,...

Our Macmillan Coffee Afternoon 2018

A HUGE THANK YOU to all of our very generous children, parents and carers and parishioners (including Father Tony) who came along on Friday afternoon to our annual Macmillan coffee and cake fundraiser. Our School Councillors had set up a lovely display of homemade...

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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 (Autumn Term 2018)

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.

 

Our Macmillan Coffee Morning 2016

This morning our school playground was transformed into a huge open air cafe with cakes, hot chocolate, tea and coffee on sale all to help raise money for Macmillan Cancer. There was also a raffle and a 'Spot the Cake' competition. All together we raised an amazing...

Scootability

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 time...

Gateshead Schools Cross-Country Competition

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...

Welcome Back…and Key Dates for Autumn Term

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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