Welcome to St Joseph’s…

St Joseph’s Infant School is a warm and welcoming school providing a sound education for all of our children.
We are a small infant school with only three classes: Reception, Year 1 and Year 2. As such, we pride ourselves on the warm, family atmosphere we provide for our children. The uniqueness of our small community means that every member of staff knows every child well and enables us to develop very strong relationships with all of our families.
Staff and governors are committed to ensuring that our school provides your child with an excellent education, in a caring and friendly atmosphere.
We work closely with the Parish and the local community. We liaise carefully with St Joseph’s Junior School, to ensure that your child’s transition to the junior school at the end of Year 2 is as smooth as possible.

We are always happy to welcome parents and families of all faiths into our school. Your child’s progress can be discussed at any time and we are happy to help or advise in any way we can.

Mrs V Gibson (Headteacher) Mrs M Irwin (Chair of Governors)    

School News


Yesterday one of the children shared some marbles he had brought to school which he had got on a visit to Beamish. The children had a really good discussion about the things they have seen at Beamish and then Miss Maggiore wondered...

West Boldon Lodge

We've had a super trip to West Boldon Lodge today. Despite the rainfall the children were really enthusiastic to take part in a bug hunt, create their own minibeasts, create bug hotels and then finally have toasted marshmallows around the campfire. The children were...

West Boldon Lodge

Year 1 had a fantastic time today at West Boldon Lodge. We made bug hotels, took part in a mini beast hunt, enjoyed arts and crafts then toasted marshmallows around the campfire.

Trip to West Boldon Lodge

We had an amazing time at West Boldon Lodge today, despite of the rain. The children did a mini bug hunt, toasted marshmallows on an open campfire, created their own mini beast using art and craft materials and built a bug hotel.

Plan, do, review

This morning the children were playing skittles subtraction, planting new flowers and herbs, working with tessellating shapes, making snail habitats, building motorbikes, studying maps and adding to them, and sharing stories in the sun. [gallery...

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Clean Air Day 20th June 2019



Attendance This Week

  • Reception 96% 96%
  • Year 1 93% 93%
  • Year 2 93% 93%

Centre of Excellence 2014

Our school won the Centre of Excellence Award 2014.  This award is for a provider or employer who has provided excellent opportunities for learners.  They may provide high quality resources, excellent access or provide an environment that is particularly conductive to learning.

St Joseph's Juniors

St Joseph's Junior School

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