Year 6

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Year 6 visit to SafetyWorks!

This week our Year 6 class visited SafetyWorks in Newcastle. SafetyWorks is a life sized, safety ‘town’ of scenarios which are traditionally built ‘bricks and mortar’ scenes from everyday life. They include a house, road with pedestrian crossing, police station,...

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Raising Aspirations

Last week our Year 6 class attended an ‘Apprentice Student on Campus’ event organised by Northumbria University. This is an opportunity for pupils to spend a day on campus, taking part in fun activities and sports and get a taste of what it is like to be a...

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November, the month to remember…

In November the Head Teacher led a very special assembly to celebrate All Souls day, after which the children all wrote a special prayer card to commemorate a loved one who had died, the prayers were hung on our ‘Tree of Remembrance’ (see below) and different cards...

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Autumn Nature Day

Mrs Thomson, our Year 3 teacher, is leading our school in achieving the Green Tree Gold Award this year, having successfully led us in our achievement of the Silver award last year. This term she led a whole school ‘Nature Day’ which involved the children going on a...

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Handwriting Competition

During the autumn term we hold our annual handwriting competition. Children can either copy one of their favourite poems or write their own poem on the theme of autumn – the one thing they must do is write in their neatest, joined handwriting! The winners (see...

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October – the Month of the Rosary

To celebrate October as the special month of the rosary and prayers dedicated to the honour of Our Lady, Mrs Thomson led an assembly explaining the different mysteries and how to pray the rosary. She sourced class sets of rosary beads and encouraged the children to...

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Harvest Celebrations 2017

During this autumn term we have celebrated the rich bounty of God’s harvest. At this time of year, we celebrate the harvest festival because it reminds us as Christians of all the good things God gives us. It also makes us want to share with others who are not...

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It’s All Greek to Me by Year 6!

On Friday 13th October, Year 6 had a fun-filled day at Palace Green Library, in Durham to enhance their learning on the Ancient Greeks. They studied and sketched Greek artefacts from over 2000 years ago and also made their own clay offering to a Greek God. As well as...

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Our School Football Team 2017-18

The trials are over and the squad for the 2017-18 season has been picked; ‘I was very impressed with the standard of players and their enthusiasm’, said Mr Shields. ‘It was difficult to narrow it down to a squad of 12’. Last night the first...

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Welcome Back to School!

What a great first week we have had here at St Joseph’s Juniors. It was wonderful to see our children in classes 4, 5 an 6 all return safely (excepting a couple of broken bones!!) after the summer holidays and to welcome our new Year 3 class. All of the Year 3...

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Goodbye Year 6.

Today we say goodbye to our wonderful Year 6 class. On behalf or all teachers and governors, I would like to say how proud we are of your many achievements here at St Joseph’s, from school plays to the sports field to SATs results you have always given your...

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