This short animation gives you an insight into what we, we teach, how we teach it and why we teach it the way we do. First created in 2017, this has been revised to reflect both staffing changes and a review of our curriculum. St Joseph's Living Curriculum...
The governors and staff of St Joseph's are pleased to share this short visual explanation the approach we adopted when designing our curriculum. We hope you enjoy it and find it informative. St Joseph's Living Curriculum 2018 from HT@Josephs on Vimeo.
There will be 2 meetings in school to explain how phonics is taught in school and how you can help your child with reading at home. Please open the letter to find out more. Parents Phonics Evenings
Parents of Year 5 & 6 pupils - if you need to refresh your literacy skills to enable you to help your child at home then come along to 'Step up to SATs' course run by Family Learning. Please open the attached flyer for more information. flyer english step up to...
All of year 5 visited the Theatre Royal in Newcastle to see the production of the Michael Morpurgo book 'Running Wild'. They all really enjoyed it and their behaviour was exemplary throughout. A lovely afternoon and a great production!
Year 1 thoroughly enjoyed World Book Day on Friday and looked fabulous in their costumes. Well done!
Nine of our pupils in year 6 took part in a Spelling Bee this morning, along with children from other schools in Gateshead. They took part in many different activities and challenges, all based on spelling. They were a credit to the school, and although they didn't...
Well done to the Year 5 girls who competed in the poetry recital competition at St. Philip Neri. The girls performed fantastically and came home with a finalist trophy and a 3rd place trophy!
The children have really enjoyed World Book Day.
We have had a fantastic day celebrating World Book Day. We have read lots of stories, written book reviews and have loved looking at all the costumes!
The children look fabulous as book characters today!