Year 4





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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Chatterbooks with Gateshead Library

This half-term some of our children from Y3 & Y4 have been enjoying taking part in a Chatterbooks after school club led by the lovely librarians from the Gateshead Library Service. The children have been discovering a wide variety of books from a range of genres,...

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Gateshead Change4Life Festival

A group of children from our each class were chosen to represent our School at the recent Gateshead Schools Change4life festival. As you can see from the photographs below, the children took part in a range of different activities which called upon them to use a range...

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Warburton’s Healthy Eating Workshops.

Last week, we welcomed staff from Warburton's into school to share their knowledge of bread making, food and healthy eating. These practical, fun and informative sessions were designed to teach our children the importance of a balanced diet, hygiene and safety, food...

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School Sports Day 2018

Well done to the whole school on a very enjoyable, traditional and sunny sports day. The children treated the many parents who turned up to a great display of athletic skills and a few laughs, especially during the obstacle race. Congratulations to all of the...

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Y4 visit to Chopwell Woods

Mrs Thomson is co-ordinating the Green Tree award and following the work and activities all classes completed in the Spring Term, I am very happy to announce that the school has now achieved the Gold Green Tree Award.  We now have our sights on the Platinum Award and...

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Gateshead Schools’ Fun Run 2018

Congratulations to all of our pupils (just about the whole school!) who took part in the annual Gateshead Schools' Fun Run at Saltwell Park. The day was warm and just the right conditions for a brisk mile run around the beautiful park before a picnic lunch. A perfect...

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