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.

 

Athletics Triumph for St Joseph’s

Once again, our children showed what great prowess they have on the sports field with an excellent performance at the Chester-Le-Street District Athletics competition at the Riverside Cricket Ground. Our Year 5 team finished 2nd overall out of the 19 schools competing...

Key Dates for Summer Term 2015/Social Media App “ooVoo”.

Dear Parents, please find the time to download the attached letter. It contains useful information about activities over the Summer Term. There is also information regarding a popular social media app used by young people which has considerable safeguarding risks....

Run For Fun at Saltwell Park

We were delighted that so many of our children were keen to take part in the Run for Fun event held recently at Saltwell Park (see photos below). Teachers selected an 'Elite' squad from classes 5 and 6 and they were the first, in a group of approximately 200, to set...

A Wild Day at the Wildfowl Centre for Y4

Last week, as part of their science topic learning about animals and their habitats, the Y4 class visited Washington Wildfowl Centre. Miss Allon said that she'd enjoyed feeding the ducks and was impressed by everyone’s enthusiasm.  She also commented on the...

Y5 visit Kielder

As part of their Geography topic, our Y5 class visited Kielder water to find out about water management and water use. The visit included a visit to the Kielder Dam, a talk by a member of the Northumbrian Water outreach team and a short film. After their water...

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