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Year 11 Leavers Hoodies

12th February 2019

Today your child should have received a letter detailing the purchase of a Leavers Hoodie.  They have been given a choice of 10 colours – pictured below. If you wish to purchase one of the hoodies please return the tear off slip from the bottom of the letter along with £22 cash payment to the […]

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Year 11 and 13 Mock Exams

6th February 2019

Year 11 and 13 Mock Exams  Mock exams will begin on Monday 25th February and last for about a week and a half. Nearer the time your child will receive an examination timetable which they should use to help inform their revision. Other supporting revision materials can be found on the website.

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Newcastle University sweet science workshop

On 12th December, some year 8 students received a visit during their science lesson from Newcastle University street scientists. They took part in a workshop where they discovered the science behind making honeycomb, ice cream and sherbet, linking this to science they have already done in school. The workshop also explored the psychology of tasting […]

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YEAR 10/11 Boy Scoops Gold for all their Hoops!!!

25th January 2019

St Joseph’s played host to the annual South Tyneside Under-16 Basketball tournament over 2 dates throughout December and January.  This was the biggest tournament of its kind for some years and boasted 5 secondary school teams including the Harton, Mortimer, St Josephs, St Wilfrid’s and Whitburn.   Congratulations goes to the St Joseph’s boys team […]

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Year 10 Parents’ Evening

16th January 2019

We wish to invite you to attend the annual Year 10 Parents’ Evening on Thursday 24th January 2019 from 4-6pm. Your son/daughter will make appointments for you to meet with his/her subject teachers. I and other members of the Senior Leadership Team will be available for any other issues you would like to discuss. Parents’ […]

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Mandarin scholars discover Chinese art and flavors

15th January 2019

Our Year 7 Mandarin students delved deeper into East Asian creativity as part of a Chinese arts and food taster day. During their course enrichment, they explored the mythology and design of dragons, Chinese ceramics and traditional themes in Chinese painting in the Art Department. Mr McCaffrey said: “We made prints featuring Koi carp, which […]

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