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.

 

Athletics Competition at the Riverside, Chester-Le-Street

Well done to all of the children from Y5 & Y6 who took part in the annual Chester-Le-Street District Sports Competition at the Riverside stadium in Chester-le-Street. Altogether 15 local schools took part - making it one of the biggest athletics competitions in the...

Girls Kwik Cricket Team

Congratulations to our Girls Y5/6 Kwik Cricket team who won 4 out of their 5 matches in the recent Gateshead Schools Kwik Cricket Competition. 'We had some very good bowlers and batters,' said Mr Shields. 'I was very impressed to see the skill and enthusiasm displayed...

Tri-Golf Competition for Y5

Well done to our golfers in Y5 who took part in the recent Gateshead Schools Tri-Golf competition. 'It looked like the coaching we had from Bryan our golf coach had paid off as the children showed a lot of skill and accuracy', commented Mr Shields. [gallery...

The Derwent Walk – Cycle Ride & Nature Walk for Y5

Our Year 5 class hit lucky with a gloriously sunny day for their cycle ride and Nature trek along the Derwent Walk. 'The weather was perfect!' said Marcus, from Cycling Generation, and the children were so well behaved and energetic despite the heat. I had a great...

Fairtrade Assembly

The Mini Vinnies, Fairtrade School Shop staff and School Councillors all worked together this week to present a timely reminder about why our school thinks it is important to promote and support the Fairtrade message. The assembly they led focused on the World Cup and...

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