Year 3

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Y3 at the Great North Museum

Year 3 had a wonderful visit to the Great North Museum in Newcastle (formally known as the Hancock Museum) this term. They covered two topic areas: researching animals for their extended writing lesson and then looking at artefacts from Stone Age Britain as part of...

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Medals Galore at the Gateshead Cross Country

CONGRATULATIONS! To our fantastic Cross Country teams who competed so successfully at the Gateshead Schools Primary Cross Country Championships. Altogether 56 teams (336 children) took part in the Y5&6 event and 45 teams (270 children) took part in the Y3&4...

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Change4Life Activities Afternoon

Well done to the children in Years 3 and 4 who took part in an afternoon of activities as part of the Change4Life initiative, which aims to encourage all ages to get involved in sports and/or fitness programmes and to adopt a more healthy lifestyle. “They had a...

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A Year 6 Welcome for our New Year 3 Class

On Friday morning the Year 6 class and Deacon Peter led a wonderful Eucharistic Service to welcome our new Year 3 class to St Joseph’s Junior School. Lots of parents came along to support the classes and at the end of the service each of the children in Year 3...

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New School Year Elections – 2014-15

Here we are at the beginning of another exciting school year at St. Joseph’s Juniors and one of the first tasks we had to do was hold elections for our new House Captains and Vice Captains. It was so great to see all of the pupils in Year 6 keen to put...

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Year 3 visit Durham Cathedral

As part of their topic on the Northern Saints, our Year 3 class recently visited Durham Cathedral to find out more about these holy men and women. The children learn about the lives of five saints: St Hilda, St Oswald, St Cuthbert,  St Bede and St Aidan. “I was...

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Resurrection Rock!

Easter celebrations continued at St Joseph’s after the holidays.  as Year 3 and 4 presented their version of the Easter Story and Resurrection with a wonderful musical performance in Church for parents and parishioners.  “It was wonderful!” said...

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Year 3 train to be Monks!

Our Year 3 class enjoyed a wonderful and very interesting visit to Bede’s World as part of their History studies. They visited the farm (and were particularly intrigued by the hairy pigs!), learned how to make flour using a mill stone, used a spindle to weave...

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The Little Shepherd

  Year 3 and 4 are pleased to present their 2013 Christmas production ‘The Little Shepherd’ – a musical nativity about a little shepherd boy called David whose only ambition is to follow in his father’s footsteps and become a shepherd, however...

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Y3 become Roaring, Rowdy Romans!

As part of their history topic, our Year 3 class spent a day at Segedunum training to be a Roman Soldier under the watchful eye of Roman Centurion Maximus. The class had an opportunity to explore the whole site including taking a birds-eye view of the ruins from the...

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