Welcome to St Joseph’s Catholic Junior School.
St. 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 McDermott – Head 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
Christ is our light and our life.
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...
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...
Junior Times 2013 Summer Bumper Edition
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...
What a great day we had for a visit our whole school visit to the Northumberland coast. The coaches left a very sunny Birtley at 9.15am and we arrived in Craster to find the sun still shining. We walked across the fields (approx. 1.25 miles) to Dunstanburgh Castle and...