Kids Lit Quiz 2016

IMG_1014A 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!

Year 9 Netball Team

netball150Good 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.

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Cumbria Schools’ Cross Country Competition

cc-logo.fwI 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

Table Tennis v Workington Academy

TTennisEvery 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

Top of the Bench Science Competition

RSOC_logo.fwOn 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