Congratulations Carrot Reward Winners

December 17, 2014 in Front Page News by Miss C Keevil

Carrot Rewards Dec 14

Well done to all the latest merit reward winners, especially to Hannah Kurzyk O’Donnell, who achieved the highest number of merits this term and won £40 worth of iTunes, Next and Debenhams vouchers.

Keep working hard, earning merits and remember to log your codes on My Stickers. There will be more amazing prizes up for grabs next term!


St. Joseph’s Foodbank Collection 2014

December 17, 2014 in Front Page News by Mr T Nurse


We continue to live in difficult economic times and vulnerable people within our local community suffer hardship. So, we decided it would be a kind and Christian thing if, once again, we contributed to the ‘Foodbank’, as part of our preparation for Christmas. Read the rest of this entry →


Language Perfect Winners

December 17, 2014 in Front Page News by Miss C Keevil


Well done to the year 9 students who took part in ‘The Language Perfect Competition’. Language Perfect is an online global competition with schools from all over the world competing including Singapore, Australia, Arab Emirates and UK. We achieved 9th place and collected 14 awards overall, an amazing achievement in this global competition. This competition has the added bonus of improving students vocabulary whilst motivating them and engaging them in language learning.

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Free School Meals

December 16, 2014 in Front Page News by School

Free School Meals really do matter, yet too many children who are entitled to Free School Meals are not registered for them or choose not to eat them. Many parents do not even realise that their child is entitled to a free school meal.  School meals are a good way to make sure that a child eats well at lunchtime. By claiming Free School Meals, parents can save time and money.

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King Kong Climbing Wall Trip

December 15, 2014 in Front Page News by Miss C Keevil

Year 7 and 8 had a brilliant time on a school trip to the new climbing wall in Keswick. Team spirit was fantastic as the children encouraged one another to climb higher. Everyone enjoyed it and a few of the really brave ones even had a go at climbing blindfolded! Well done climbers and a big thank you to the King Kong instructors and to Miss Kaye for organising the trip.


Christmas Jumper Day

December 12, 2014 in Front Page News by Miss C Keevil

We have raised hundreds of pounds today for Save the Children by wearing our Christmas woollies!

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Congratulations to our year 11 rugby league team!

December 4, 2014 in Front Page News by School

They beat Dowdales in the U16 Cumbria final 46 – 12 at the Copeland Stadium last night.

They are now through to the National Championships where we will be playing the best of Lancashire on December 16th 2014



St Joseph’s Supports ‘Movember’

December 1, 2014 in Front Page News by Miss C Keevil

Movember 14

Mr Wales, Mr Graham and Mr Nurse are amongst those who have been sporting moustaches this November to raise awareness of men’s health issues.  It is the third year that the male members of St Joseph’s staff have taken part in, ‘Movember’.

If you would like to sponsor them, please follow the attached link: http://mobro.co/mrwales

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North Cumbria Y11 Rugby Final

November 28, 2014 in Front Page News by School

Congratulations to our year 11 Rugby League team who beat Stainburn in the North West final at Derwent Park Stadium last night.

St Joseph’s came out worthy winners in a hard fought match 36 – 20.

Y11 Rugby League final

Year 11 Engineering Awareness Day

November 24, 2014 in Front Page News by Miss C Keevil

25 year 11 pupils attended a STEM Engineering Awareness Day on 21st November 2014. The day was very enjoyable and informative. Pupils took part in a number of hands on activities as well as networking with a variety of industry professionals to find out more about careers in Engineering.