Year 5




Girls Kwik Cricket Team

Congratulations to our Girls Y5/6 Kwik Cricket team who won 4 out of their 5 matches in the recent Gateshead Schools Kwik Cricket Competition. 'We had some very good bowlers and batters,' said Mr Shields. 'I was very impressed to see the skill and enthusiasm displayed...

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Tri-Golf Competition for Y5

Well done to our golfers in Y5 who took part in the recent Gateshead Schools Tri-Golf competition. 'It looked like the coaching we had from Bryan our golf coach had paid off as the children showed a lot of skill and accuracy', commented Mr Shields. [gallery...

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Y5 Visit to the Victorian Tunnels and Ouseburn

As part of their History topic on Victorian Gateshead/Newcastle, the children from our Y5 class visited the Ouseburn area of Newcastle and the Victorian Tunnels to investigate the world of Lizzie Dowson, who died of lead poisoning in Newcastle’s Ouseburn Valley in...

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Y5 Visit to the Breamish Valley

Year 5 visited the River Breamish in Northumberland on Thursday 24th May to take part in a Geography field trip, as part of their Rivers topic in Geography. The visit was the second part of a river investigation led by members of Northumberland National Park...

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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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Spring Watch at St Joseph’s Juniors

Yesterday, to mark the Spring equinox, and for some the first official day of Spring, the whole school took part in a Spring Nature Day. The day began with an assembly led by a representative from the Woodland Trust, who explained to the children how important trees...

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Performance Poetry Week

Our Performance Poetry was another huge success this year, with some outstanding performances from all year groups. Each year group gave a fantastic performance of a classic class poem (The Lion and Albert by Marriot Edgar by Y3; The Listeners by Walter de La Mare by...

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Cross County Competition

Well done to those children from our school who ran in the Chester-Le-Street Cross Country Championships on Saturday morning (see photos below). The weather was reasonably warm, certainly better than the ice and snow of the previous week, let's hope for good weather...

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Annual Performance Poetry Competition 2018

Next week in school we are holding our annual Performance Poetry week. Children from all classes will be learning by heart and performing a range of classic poems including: The Listeners by Walter de La Mare; The Pied Piper of Hamelin by Robert Browning; The Lion and...

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