Year 3

Welcome…

Pilgrimage to Mary’s Grotto

To mark May as a special month of prayer dedicated to the honour of Our Lady, Mary, mother of our Lord Jesus Christ, the children from Years 3 and 4 planned and led a pilgrimage and special liturgy. The children and staff processed to our parish church of St...

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Go Run for Fun 2017

Well done to the whole school for taking part in the Go Run for Fun event at Saltwell Park today. The sun shone on over 2000 children from lots of Gateshead primary schools as they completed this annual fun run cheered on by the Metrognomes. Congratulations to Freya...

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House Group Badge Design Competition

Well done to all those who entered the competition to design a new badge for our school House Groups. The winning designs are shown below, along with the runner ups. These colourful badges will be displayed around school.  ...

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Lenten Promises and Fundraising Fridays.

Turn Little Fish into BIG fish. (Cafod 2017) Following on from our CAFOD Lenten assembly, led by the Mini Vinnies, (see photos below) the children all wrote their Lenten promises on the theme of pray, fast & share. These promises were then displayed in our school...

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Y3 & Y4 present… Christmas Eve Kerfuffle!

It’s that time of year again when the school corridors are covered in feathers (angel wings!!) & glitter and the hall resounds with Christmas songs – it can only mean one thing, our annual Christmas musical! It’s Christmas Eve, and there’s panic in the...

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Jesse Tree Service

Yesterday, our Year 3 class joined the children of St Joseph’s Infant School and St Benet’s School for the annual Jesse Tree Service in St Joseph’s church. It was a wonderful afternoon of singing and readings from both the Old Testament and the New...

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New Home Reading Books

We have recently purchased a new Home Reading Scheme to help parents support their child’s reading at home. The new books are modern and up to date and will replace the old Ginn scheme which has served us well but was beginning to look a little dated! The new...

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Year 3 See the Light!

On Yesterday’s visit to the Centre for Life, Year 3 learnt all about ‘Light’ including how light travels in straight lines, how some materials can block or partially block light and how shadows are made, which came in very handy when the children had...

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Sainsbury School Summer Sports Day

Throughout this academic year, Mr Shields and his sports ambassadors from Year 6 have organised a series of inter-house sports competitions as part of of Sainsburys School Award programme. For summer term, this involved a number of sports on our school field...

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Author Visit – Introducing Will Mabbitt

At St Joseph’s our children love reading and we are always looking for opportunities to introduce new authors so, with the help of our kind friends at Blackwells bookshop in Newcastle, we arranged a visit to school by author Will Mabbitt. Will came into school...

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Y3 visit Sunderland Museum and Winter Gardens

Our Y3 class got a chance to explore a rainforest environment this week when they visited Sunderland Museum and Winter Gardens. They learnt all about the different layers of the forest by becoming seeds themselves pretending to gradually grow into the many different...

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