Spring Term

Carols at Komatsu

As has become a tradition at this festive time of year, a group of singers from all of our classes entertained the staff at Komatsu as they ate their Christmas lunch, with a range of Christmas songs and Carols. "They sang beautifully," said Miss Allon, "we got so many...

Christmas Jumper Triplets!!

As usual we had a variety of Christmas jumpers in school for our annual 'Festive Friday' today and some 'jumper twins' and even triplets... [gallery columns="6"...

Christmas Lunch and Jumper Day!

A huge THANK YOU to Jane and Sam our cook and assistant for producing a wonderful Christmas lunch today. The ladies of our school kitchen worked hard to prepare a traditional lunch of turkey, stuffing, sausages, carrots, roast potatoes and sprouts. And they even found...

Carols at Covent House

A group of children from our Y5 & Y6 classes joined the residents of Covent House Care Home for a morning of carol singing and chat. The residents were keen to join in with all of the traditional Christmas songs and then enjoyed refreshments and a chat with our...

The Inn Crowd.

Congratulations to our Year 3 and Year 4 classes on their wonderful performance of the Christmas Story. Based on the Gospels of the nativity, this musical adaptation was called 'The Inn Crowd', and told this familiar story from the point of view of the animals in the...


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.


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...


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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