Year 5

YEAR 5

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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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Carols at Covent House

A group of children from our Y5 & Y6 classes joined the residents of Covent House Care Home for a morning of carol singing and chat. The residents were keen to join in with all of the traditional Christmas songs and then enjoyed refreshments and a chat with our...

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Bah Humbug!

Our Y5 and Year 6 Classes put on a spectacular performance of the musical 'Bah Humbug' this year which thrilled our packed audiences of parents/grandparents and parishioners. The production was a musical adaptation of Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol and starred...

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Advent Liturgy – the Candle of Peace

Parents and Parishioners joined us for the second of our Advent Liturgies led by Year 5 and Year 6 as well as Deacon Peter who gave a wonderful homily all about preparing and finding peace in our hearts ready for the arrival of God's Son, Jesus in a couple of weeks...

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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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Year 5 visit the Oriental Museum in Durham

On Friday, Year 5 visited the Oriental Museum in Durham to explore the culture of Asia, specifically the Orient, having being inspired by their work in literacy studying the book Kensuke’s Kingdom by Michael Morpurgo. The class took part in a number of activities...

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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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