Our day out to the Centre for Life in Newcastle involved many different, interesting and exciting activities. Our first stop was the rat dissection. Loads of us were dreading it, thinking it would be gross, but once we got involved it was surprisingly fun.
( CAUTION, GRAPHIC CONTENT ON CLICKING THE CONTINUE READING)
A Very Happy Christmas to you!
A big well done to four of our year 8 students for competing in the North West Heat of the Kids Lit Quiz 2016 on the 30th of November. They had a brilliant day and got to meet people who love reading almost as much as they do!
Good luck to the year 9 netball team competing in the county schools’ national finals. St Josephs have Dowdales School, Dallam School and Kirby Stephen Grammar school standing in their way to the title.
Make those shopping trips and the lead up to Christmas stress free by keeping the kids active at St Joseph’s fun filled Christmas Camps.
4 days of amazing Sporting action all at special Christmas bargain prices!
Book shelves looking empty? Perhaps you’ve run out of new reading material? Maybe Santa needs a few ideas for some presents?
Year 9 Drama students have completed their first GCSE project.
They have been studying the genre of silent movies, looking at the work of Charlie Chaplin and Laurel and Hardy.
I took a selection of pupils to the ‘Cumbria Schools Year 7 Cross Country competition’ which was held at QEGs in Penrith. The girls course was 2000m and the boys course was 2500m. All of the pupils gave it maximum effort and enjoyed the experience of running against lots of other pupils from different schools in Cumbria. Continue reading
Every Friday after school, pupils from all year groups descend down to PE for table tennis club. To provide more competition and a challenge, last Friday after school, I took 8 pupils up to Workington Academy to put their practise to the test and play some matches. All of the boys had a great time and won at least one of their games. Jack Farrington and Reece McDonald were unbeaten! We will definitely go back to challenge them again. Continue reading
On Friday 11th November, four students took part in the top of the bench competition organised by the Royal Society of Chemistry. This was the first year students had taken part in the competition and they were up against some tough competition. The competition consisted of two assessed practical experiments followed by a quiz. Continue reading