Summer Planting in Our Prayer Garden

Members of the Eco-group have been busy this week replanting our Prayer Garden. Old plants were taken out and placed into the compost bin and new plants carefully chosen: 'We wanted to plant flowers that insects like bees would love because we want our garden to help...

Times Table Rock Stars

As some of you may be aware, the DFE have confirmed that all schools will be expected to administer a multiplication test to their Year 4 pupils from 2019-20. This multiplication tables check has been designed to help ensure that children in primary school know their...

Our New Garden Trim Trail

Year 6 were given the privilege of testing out our new Trim Trail equipment in the garden today and it received a unanimous thumbs up. 'It's quite tricky to get around without falling off or touching the ground, you really have to concentrate on balancing but it's...

A Lenten Liturgy led by Year 3

This week, it was the turn of our Year 3 class to lead a special Lenten Liturgy. As quiet music played, all of our classes followed Year 3 into the hall, hands joined where parents and parish friends had gathered, and the liturgy began with everyone being invited to...

A Garden Liturgy by Year 3

Our Year 3 class held a beautiful liturgy in our school garden focusing on one of our half-termly 'Statements to Live By'. The children planned the whole service from start to finish, choosing readings,prayers & hymns as well as setting up a focal point in front...

Year 6 go Outward Bound

Year 6 spent a fun-filled, action- packed week, before the Easter Holidays, at The Howtown Outward Bound Centre in the Lake District.From the moment they arrived they were set many different challenges, from making up their own beds, to a jog and dip in the lake....


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.


‘Around the World’ Musical Workshop

The whole school enjoyed a 'Whirlwind Tour of the World' in a very lively musical workshop led by the Gateshead Music Service. They visited lots of different countries and learnt a song from each one, which they then played along to using a variety of different...

Cooking4Life – Healthy Burgers!

The children from our Year 4 class enjoyed becoming chefs for the morning as they learnt how to cook their own healthy food under the watchful eye of Nick the master chef! On the menu were homemade burgers (using lean mince and vegetables), onion bahjis and a spicy...

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