ST JOSEPH’S SUMMER CAMPS OFF TO A WINNING START WITH GREAT FIRST WEEK NUMBERS

summer2016Over 100 children have attended the activities during the first week of the holiday programme at St Joseph’s School in Workington.
With 3 days of Tennis, a day of Archery, Circus Skills, Climbing Wall and even Singing classes Sports Development Officer David Wise is naturally delighted with the numbers so far. “It has been a fantastic start to the holidays with children aged between 4 and 14 taking part”. “

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ASHFIELD AND SEATON PLAY OUT TABLE TENNIS EPIC!

TTennisAfter 6 weeks of after School Table Tennis training the year 2 students of Seaton Academy and Ashfield Infants met in the first ever Table Tennis challenge between the two Schools.

Held at St Joseph’s School and organised by Sports Development Officer David Wise (who did the coaching) the event was a great success as 32 timed matches in just under an hour were played out with the children getting the chance to put their newly learned skills into action.

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Youthpreneur Competition

entrepreneuersCongratulations go to 6 of our year 9 pupils who won the Youthpreneur competition against rival teams from around the county.
The team, “Taste for Teens”  worked hard in their free time for over 3 months developing a new product idea and then pitching it to 4 judges in a dragons den style pitch at Energus last week.

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St Joseph’s Euro’s 2016

AppraisalOn Monday Year 7 boys and girls took part in the 2016 Football Pairs Competition to celebrate the 2016 European Championships.

Firstly a draw was held for pupils where they found out which country they would represent and who they would compete against in the group stage.  There was a lot of noise and cheering as the pupils found out who would be Spain, England and Albania.    In fact every team was cheered as new teammates were established and the competitive nature of Year 7 came through. Continue reading

Race For Life 2016

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For the 6th consecutive year, on Sunday 10th July, a group of children from St Joseph’s school will be taking part in this years Race for Life in Carlisle.
Last year there were over 100 of us and we raised over £6,000 – the most money we have ever raised in one go in school!