Year 5




Creating Our Own Paschal Candles

A huge thank you to Mrs Lappin, our Chair of Governors, who came into school to teach a lesson all about religious signs and symbols used in our church, particularly around Easter time. The lesson also involved the children in designing and then painting their own...

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Stations of the Cross Liturgy

We finished our Spring Term with a liturgy of our own version of the Stations of the Cross. Please see below the PowerPoint that was used at our service. The beautiful images were produced by some of our budding artists. During the liturgy, the liturgical dance group...

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The Spring Fling 2019

Our School Council organised a hugely popular ‘Spring Fling’ disco this term to raise money for school funds. After selling tickets, plus a tuck shop, the amount raised was £150.00. Mrs McDermott (who also attended the disco and 'showed-off' her fantastic flossing...

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Bread Making in Year 5

This week, as part of our Design & Technology curriculum, Mr Shields is leading all classes in a 'cookery day' and today it was the turn of Year 5 to make bread. As you can see from the photographs below, everyone was involved in the bread making process from the...

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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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YMT Mass at St Mary’s Cathedral.

Two of our Mini Vinnies went along to Mass at St Mary's Cathedral on Wednesday 6th February to present our Youth Friday fundraising cheque for £230.00 to the Bishop. The monies were raised through a 'Wear Purple (the colour of the YMT) non-uniform day and a cake sale....

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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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