Year 2

2020 – 2021

Our teacher is Mr O’Keeffe.

Strava Virtual Challenge!

We all know that it is essential to be active as it helps to keep us physically and mentally healthy! The Tyne and Wear School…
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Santa Dash Ready!

Mr Claus, Mrs Claus and Mr Claus warmed up on the running track this morning . They are ready for today’s Santa Dash!
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Year 2 Christmas Party Day!

Year 2 have enjoyed a fabulously festive Christmas party. They’ve danced, played musical statues, passed the parcel and pulled crackers! Merry Christmas Year 2!
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Reading Tree Challenge Update!

We’re super thrilled to share an email we have just received! All our classes rose to ‘The Reading Tree Challenge’ set by the National Literacy…
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Christmas Lunch Day

A huge ‘Thank You!’ to our Kitchen Staff for a fabulous Christmas Lunch. We have just finished a festive first sitting. Lots of smiles and…
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Santa Dash!

We have just been invited to take part in the National School Games Santa Dash and we couldn’t be more excited! Another chance to wear…
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Daily Mile Champions

Don’t forget to check out your child’s Seesaw or Tapestry account as each Friday we share and celebrate achievements. This week, as it is the…
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Mrs Black’s Christmas Card Shop

Mrs Black’s Christmas Card shop is proving popular! Just donate £1 via the online payment system with your child’s name, Year group and Christmas Card…
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Leading the Rosary

Year 6 put their Faith into Action by preparing, leading and filming the Rosary for the rest of the school. They usually lead the Rosary…
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Advent Reflection

The children of St Joseph’s are waiting. They are starting each day with an Advent Reflection. Please keep us in your prayers.
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Reading Tree Challenge!

At St. Joseph’s we LOVE reading so when the National Literacy Trust launched “The Reading Tree Challenge” we accepted! Our challenge was to cover the…
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Attendance Superstars!

It’s a huge congratulations to Key Stage 1! Both Year 1 and Year 2 receive the 100% attendance award this week. Well done 
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Gold Active Sunderland Award!

For the third year running, we are super proud to have been awarded the Gold Active Sunderland Award. Well done and thank you to Mrs…
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Children in Need 2020

The children have had a fabulous day celebrating Children in Need today. We dressed up in our Pudsey clothes and pjs, wore head bands and…
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PSHE Jigsaw Launch!

In school the children have started a new PSHE programme called Jigsaw, we all met our new Jiggie friends last week. This week we are…
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Thank you!

Sending huge thanks to our school community! Despite the current climate our children and families have shown one of our school virtues in abundance –…
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Attendance

Attendance Superstars!

We celebrated when one class had 100% attendance…we were amazed and celebrated when two classes had 100% attendance but…. we are absolutely thrilled to announce…
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Welcome Mass

Thank you Fr Jim for celebrating Mass with us today – we gathered as a school community to pray together at the start of this…
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Welcome Mass

We warmly invite our school community to join with us at our first celebration of Mass this year on Thursday 1st October at 10am. Our…
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Attendance

Attendance Superstars!

We are super excited to announce not one class with 100% attendance – but two!!! Congratulations to Year 2 and Year 4! Mr O’Keeffe and…
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Year 2 Forest School

Year 2 have had a brilliant time in Forest School, building shelters, making tools and using a campfire to cook up tasty stewed apples, freshly…
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Children’s Book Week

Last week we showed you how much St Joseph’s staff love reading.This week is National Children’s Book Week. We would love you to show us…
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Minibeast Model Makers

Year 2 have had a busy afternoon designing and making 3D models of minibeasts they found on their hunt last week. Mr O’Keeffe and Mrs…
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Year 2 Forest School

An amazing time was had at Forest School by Year 2, making bug hotels, painting leaves, planting poppies and cooking s’mores around the fire!
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Robin Hood

We had a fantastic morning with Image Musical Theatre Company watching Robin Hood. Some of our children were lucky enough to join Robin Hood’s gang of merry…
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World Book Day

We love reading at St. Joseph’s! Staff and students alike dressed up as their favourite book characters to share and celebrate our love of books!…
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We are Super Scientists!

Year 2 spent a lovely afternoon in the Spring sunshine looking for minibeasts. We explored lots of microhabitats in our school grounds and enjoyed drawing…
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RNLI Water Safety Roadshow

Children in Yrs 1-6 thoroughly enjoyed the water safety roadshow run by the RNLI. We’ve learned how to keep ourselves safe in and around water.
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Advent Service 2019

Thank you to everyone who joined with us to celebrate Advent and remember the true meaning of Christmas.
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Children in Need 2019

We had a great day celebrating Children in Need. We wore sporty or Pudsey clothes, worked out with Joe Wicks The Body Coach and counted…
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Visit to Newcastle Keep

Year 2 had a fantastic trip to Newcastle Keep yesterday. The children prepared a feast from saltdough and then took turns to act as different…
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