Year 6



Y6 Outward Bound in the Lake District

You may have noticed that school was a little quieter than usual during the first week of the summer term. Well, that’s because the Year 6 children were off on a once in a lifetime, outward bound adventure at Howtown on the shores of Lake Ullswater in the Lake...

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It’s All Greek to Me!

In History and DT lessons this half-term, Year 6 have been learning about Ancient Greece and because they enjoyed the topic so much, Mrs Davies took them to the Great North Museum where they took part in a Greek Fighting Forces workshop. As well as finding out about...

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World Book Day 2015

What a wonderful array of costumes we had in school today for our celebration of World Book Day. There were characters from a wide range of children’s books including: Gangsta Granny, Mary Poppins, Mr Stink and Mr Tickle! The children spent a day emerged in...

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St Joseph’s Dodgeball Champions!

CONGRATULATIONS to our Y5 & Y6 Dodgeball team who came first in the Dodgeball Competition organised by the Stadium of Light at Park View Secondary School in Chester-Le-Street. Altogether there were 8 teams representing 5 schools taking part in this fast,...

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Safety First!

Year 6 visited the interactive  Safety Works Centre in Newcastle this week to take part in a number of very practical learning experiences designed to help prevent the potential for danger and to provide guidance for living more safely. Safetyworks is a multi-agency...

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Games Designers of the Future!

As part of the New Computing Curriculum, our classes have all been learning how to write code and design, amongst other things, new computer games. “I love coding,” said Olivia Y6, “In fact I’ve been designing games in class and at home using...

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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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A Year 6 Welcome for our New Year 3 Class

On Friday morning the Year 6 class and Deacon Peter led a wonderful Eucharistic Service to welcome our new Year 3 class to St Joseph’s Junior School. Lots of parents came along to support the classes and at the end of the service each of the children in Year 3...

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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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