Winners of the “Maths Feast”

Maths_logo.fwWell done to Caldew School for winning the most number of rounds in a recent Maths challenge, hosted by St Joseph’s School. Pupils spent the morning successfully completing a variety of challenging , imaginative and demanding mathematical puzzles. Congratulations to all pupils involved.

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Ashfield are Workington Tennis Champs!

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An incredibly exciting year 3 and 4 Workington Schools Tennis competition ended with very close semi finals and finals as 15 teams of 4 players each from 8 Schools descended on Moorclose Community Centre Sports Hall on the 4th of April.
Over 100 matches took place during the morning which saw the teams given Tennis related names as Ashfield Aces, Seaton Smashers, St Patricks Slicers and Ashfield Advantage fought their way through the early group stages to make the semis.

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Maths Feast

Maths_logo.fwSt Joseph’s are the host school today, for a Maths Feast Event. We are pleased to welcome pupils from Nelson Thomlinson School, University Technical College and Caldew School. This is part of a National Further Maths Programme bringing together the most talented Year 10 mathematicians across the county.

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Rotary Technology Tournament

rotary-logo “On Friday 17th March eight Y9 students attended the Rotary Technology Tournament at Hunday Manor. They sorted themselves into two teams, each competing against the other and KS3 students from several other local schools.

 

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Fantastic Year 8 Tennis Leaders!

tennis-ball-1On Sunday 19th March, David Wise and Mrs Bell met 13 year 8 students at school for 10.30am.  Over the next few hours, the students completed a training program to enable them to be young leaders at a number of selected tournaments, including the School Games in the summer term.  They are now proficient in scoring tennis matches and will be responsible for the umpiring of matches at primary events and competitions.  All pupils worked really hard and were successful in the completion of the course. Well done to all involved.

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Whitehaven Table Tennis Club Challenge Us Again!

TTennisSeveral pupils who regularly attend our extra curricular table tennis club, met Mrs Bell at the Whitehaven Youth Harbour Project to play lots of table tennis matches in their fantastic facility. The fixture was against the Whitehaven club from 5.15pm to 7.15pm on Wednesday 29th March. The first hour was dedicated to doubles matches and the second hour was singles matches. All pupils had a great time and met lots of new people. The standard of play was excellent! Well done to all involved.

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Duke of Edinburgh Bronze Award

Duke_EdinUse of the outdoors as a ‘classroom’ makes a major contribution to pupil personal growth, social awareness and helps develop skills for life and the world of work. There is also a great deal of intrinsic enjoyment and satisfaction to be experienced from participation in outdoor activities. Here at St Joseph’s, we are passionate about this and seek to provide students with as many outdoor learning experiences as possible.

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