Year 5

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Medals Galore at the Gateshead Cross Country

CONGRATULATIONS! To our fantastic Cross Country teams who competed so successfully at the Gateshead Schools Primary Cross Country Championships. Altogether 56 teams (336 children) took part in the Y5&6 event and 45 teams (270 children) took part in the Y3&4...

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New School Year Elections – 2014-15

Here we are at the beginning of another exciting school year at St. Joseph’s Juniors and one of the first tasks we had to do was hold elections for our new House Captains and Vice Captains. It was so great to see all of the pupils in Year 6 keen to put...

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Spelling Bee Competition

A team of Year 5 and Year 6 children recently took part in the Gateshead school’s Spelling Bee Competition at the Dryden Centre. The children were asked to demonstrate a range of skills and strategies and out of 12 teams, our team finished in a very impressive...

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Water, Water Everywhere!

As part of their Geography studies and Outdoor Learning programme, our Y5 class recently visited Kielder Water –  a large artificial reservoir in Northumberland. During a series of workshops, the children learnt that a reservoir is a large natural or man-made...

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Gabriel’s Big Break.

Our Year 5 and Year 6 classes are pleased to present their 2013 Christmas production – ‘Gabriel’s Big Break’ – a musical nativity which explains how Gabriel became the important angel we know today.  When they hear that God has a list of...

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Y5 Attendance Winners visit Cinema.

Well done to our Y5 Class who won our  School Attendance Competition and received £250.00 to spend on a ‘class treat’. Having discussed several options, the children voted to go to see the latest Percy Jackson film (Percy Jackson and the Sea Monsters) at...

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BRITISH SCIENCE FESTIVAL: NEWCASTLE 2013

Last week all of our classes took part in the Young People’s Programme at the British Science Festival hosted by Newcastle University. The visit involved a whole day of scientific fun as the children took part in various workshops and ‘hands-on’...

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Y6 Triumph at Tri-Golf Tournament.

There seems to be no end to our winning lately! A team made up of Year 5 and Year 6 children recently took part in the Gateshead Schools Tri-Golf Tournament at Kingsmeadow School and both our A Team and B Team finished highest up the leader board. Team A came first...

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Cross Country Champions!

WELL DONE and CONGRATULATIONS to all of our Y4 and Y5 runners, and their coach Mr McCormick,  who took part in the Gateshead Schools Cross Country Championships at the Watergate park, Whickham on Thursday (2nd May).  Our Year 4 team put in a particularly impressive...

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Girls are Gateshead Cricket Champions!

CONGRATULATIONS and well done to our Y5/6 Girls Kwik Cricket Team who today won the Gateshead schools competition and now get to play in the County Finals at Hetton Lyons. “What a great team we have,” said a very proud coach, Mr Shields, “They all...

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