Year 6

Year 6

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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, action-packed...

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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 the expressocoding...

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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 event...

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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 themselves...

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Y6 Leavers Fun at Tynemouth

As part of their rewards for excellent SATs results, fantastic attendance and generally a great year's work, the Y6 class visited Tynemouth. The children enjoyed a sessions on giant inflatables and the mini-golf course before heading to the beach for more fun and...

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Oliver by Y6 – we want more!

"What a brilliant performance!" "A class full of talented singers!" "Super!" "A fantastic evening!" - were just some of the remarks made by parents, grandparents and governors alike following a marvellous performance of the musical Oliver given by our Y6 Leavers class...

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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 2nd...

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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 very important jobs that need...

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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' activities which...

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