St. Margaret's C.E. Junior School

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The Tempest

Y6 were very fortunate to watch a brilliant RSC performance of The Tempest at the New Vic. The cast were happy to talk to the pupils before and after the performance.



Rota Kids:  In partnership with The Rotary Club as a 'Rotakids’ school we are raising money to install a in school, for the benefit of the community. Defibrillator

Rotary will donate two thirds of the money and our children are keen to fund the rest. We have already raised over £250 with our ‘Jar for Change’ project where each class collected spare change.


As a final push, our School Council have planned a non-uniform day for Friday 17th February where we would like the pupils to wear something red or with hearts and donate £1.00 towards this worthy cause.


School is also supporting a project run by the Wheelchair Foundation UK, in partnership with Yorkshire Tea, to provide brand new wheelchairs for disabled children in developing countries. It simply involves  collecting the barcodes from Yorkshire Tea packet 



Safer Internet Day : We are taking part in Safer Internet Day again this year on 7th February 2017. The children will be fully engaged learning about online safety- culminating in a school worship at the end of the day.


Find out more: Safer Internet Day 2017




Scholastic Book Fair

In December our business school hosted another successful book fair. They raised approximately £1000 and as a result puchaced books to the same value for each class library.


Choir at Wolstanton

Congratulations to the school choir for their fantastic performance at Wolstanton High School's Christmas celebration. Their singing was amazing and their behaviour was impecable.


Christingle Service

Thank you to everyone who attended the school Christingle services. As always the hall looked fantastic, when the candles were lit. A gallery of photos is available below.


County Football Final

A huge well done to the boys who played superbly at St George's Park on Wednesday 23rd November. Throughout the morning, in very cold conditions the boys represented our school fantastically producing some excellent football .

The won all four group games and reached the final; the score was level after normal time and the game went straight to penalties. Unfortunatley, they boys lost narrowly on penalties after a heroic effort.




Children In Need

Thank you to everyone who helped  to make Friday 18th November a day to remember. The wonderfully spotty pupils helped to raise over £200.


Football Finalists

Congratulations to the boys school football team who won the Newcastle 7-a-side final. They have qualified to take part on the county final at St George's Park on Wednesday 23rd November. Well done boys and good luck.


Armistice Day 

Pupils took part in a short service and laid a wreath at the war memorial adjacent to St Margaret's Church. In school all pupils took part in a two minute silence to remember and honour the fallen.

An album of photos is available below.