Summer is on the way!

Struggling to find a book to read when lying by the pool on your holybobs? Or perhaps you’re stuck inside because of typical British summertime?


The Scholastic School Book Fair is coming and will be held in the School Library on the 8th of June until the 15th of June every break and lunch and until 4pm after school and ALL books will be half price so come along and expand your home library!


8th June- 15th June every break and lunch and until 4pm after school in the library.

Barcelona Trip

barcaWe had a fantastic time in Barcelona! The weather was really good and some of us even got sun burns! On our first day, we went to Camp Nou – a massive football stadium and its museum. This was very interesting. On our next day, we went to Port Aventura, a big theme park and we enjoyed the rides. On our last day we went to La Sagrada Familia, a cathedral designed by Gaudi. Continue reading

Outdoor Education

St Joseph's logoOn Friday after school, Mrs Bell and Mr Wales took a group of year 7 and 8 pupils to Derwentwater Independent Youth Hostel, Borrowdale on an overnight outward bound residential. We arrived at around 4.45pm to unpack, explore the centre, and some even played table tennis before a hearty 3 course meal.  We then did some problem solving games where we needed to work as a team and learn each other’s names.  We set off on our night walk at around 7pm and summited Bleaberry Fell (590m) at around 9.30pm. When we got back to the hostel, we had a camp fire in the grounds with some biscuits!

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Ashfield Qualify for County Tennis Finals!

tennis-ball-1A battling performance from Ashfield Junior School’s Year 3 and 4 Tennis players ensured they qualified for the prestigious County School Games finals at Carlisle in July.
The team, which was made up of two boys and two girls just pipped the second team from Ashfield into runners up place in what was a hotly contested Allerdale finals as they finished behind eventual winners Thomlinson School from Wigton. Continue reading