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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Our School Council 2018-19

Elections took place recently to appoint the members of our school council for the coming academic year. All of the candidates were given a chance to explain to their class how they were qualified and why they would be good choice in this important and strategic role,...

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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.

 

A Winning Start to Our Sporting Year!

Well done to all of our Cross Country team who competed in the Gateshead School's Cross Country Championship at Watergate Park, Whickham on Tuesday. Our two teams from Y5/6 and Y4 consited of 3 boys and 3 girls from each age group: Y5/6 Team: Molly E, Nikola B, Kate...

MacMillan Cup Cake Coffee Morning 2013

A HUGE thank you to all of those who came to support our annual Coffee Morning in support of MacMillan Cancer. The hall was full of parents, grandparents and children ready to give generously to such an important cause. We would also like to say a very special thank...

BRITISH SCIENCE FESTIVAL: NEWCASTLE 2013

Last week all of our classes took part in the Young People's Programme at the British Science Festival hosted by Newcastle University. The visit involved a whole day of scientific fun as the children took part in various workshops and 'hands-on' activities which...

Welcome Back to School!

On Tuesday, a sea of happy, bronzed faces flooded up the ramp and into school for the beginning of another exciting school year here at St Joseph's Juniors. It was wonderful to see everyone back safe and sound after our lovely hot and sunny summer. We would like...

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