Year 3

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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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BRITISH SCIENCE FESTIVAL: NEWCASTLE 2013

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’...

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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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Y3 Celebration of the Eucharist

CONGRATULATIONS to all of those children  in our Year 3 class (and those we welcomed from other schools who shared in our preparation programme) who celebrated their First Holy Communion on Saturday (8th June). It was a wonderful celebration and a very happy and holy...

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THE GREAT WORLD BOOK DAY SWAP!

To celebrate World Book Day 2013, the whole school were involved in a day of swaps! We swapped uniforms for costumes – all of the children came as a variety of book characters (though we did have several ‘Dorothy’s’ from the Wizard of Oz and a...

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‘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...

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