Year 4





Performance Poetry Week 2019

Our Performance Poetry week was another huge success this year, with some outstanding performances from all year groups. Each year group then performed as a whole class and then in smaller groups. The lively performances were a mixture of new and classic poems and...

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Safer Internet Day 2019

As you are aware, at St Joseph’s Junior School we take all matters regarding the safeguarding of our children very seriously and so we have been promoting Safer Internet Day 2019 which is celebrated globally. This year the slogan is “Our Internet, Our Choice –...

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Receiving the Sacrament of Reconciliation.

The children of Year 4 are in the middle of their own very special year of faith formation as they prepare to receive the Sacrament of the Eucharist when they celebrate their First Holy Communion in June. However, they had an equally special day last week, when Father...

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School Council Visit to the Mayor

On Friday 25th January 2019, St. Joseph’s Junior’s School Councillors visited Gateshead Civic Centre. As a school council, responsible for giving the children of St. Joseph’s a voice in decision making, the group wanted to get an insight into what happens within...

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Christmas Party Fun!

As you can see from the photographs below, the children enjoyed a mixture of dancing and traditional games like 'Musical Chairs' and 'Pass the Parcel' this week as we continue to celebrate this special time in the Church's year... [gallery columns="6"...

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Christmas Lunch and Jumper Day!

A huge THANK YOU to Jane and Sam our cook and assistant for producing a wonderful Christmas lunch today. The ladies of our school kitchen worked hard to prepare a traditional lunch of turkey, stuffing, sausages, carrots, roast potatoes and sprouts. And they even found...

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Advent Liturgy – the Candle of Joy

Our Year 3 and Year 4 classes led a beautiful Advent Liturgy today to mark the third week of Advent. As they lit the Shepherds’ candle, the rose coloured candle of joy, the readers reminded us of the joy felt by those shepherds when they gazed upon the Son of God in a...

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The Inn Crowd.

Congratulations to our Year 3 and Year 4 classes on their wonderful performance of the Christmas Story. Based on the Gospels of the nativity, this musical adaptation was called 'The Inn Crowd', and told this familiar story from the point of view of the animals in the...

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Design a new stole for the Bishop Competition

The Diocese invited all of their schools to take part in a competition to design a stole for our new bishop when he is appointed. The whole school were keen to take part and the children came up with some very creative and imaginative designs incorporating lots of...

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Anglo-Saxon Workshop for Y4

Y4 Visit to Durham Palace Green Library – Anglo Saxon Workshop On Thursday 8th November, Year 4 visited the Palace Green Library in Durham to take part in an Anglo-Saxon Workshop organised by the  Education for Schools department of Durham University.  Throughout the...

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Go Green for Eco Day at St Joseph’s Juniors

Last week the children were all encouraged to come into school in earth colours (green for land or blue for the oceans) to help celebrate our Autumn Eco Day. The non-uniform day was the idea of the School Council who are raising money to buy every child in school...

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