BJS Maths: Year 6 maths games

By Mr. Setchell on Thursday, July 19, 2018 in Maths, Year 3, Year 6. No Comments


In the school hall this morning, you couldn’t move for all the maths! Year 6 were showcasing their superb maths games to the year 3 children. The younger mathematicians gave wonderful feedback about what worked well and how the games might be improved. What are your favourite maths games, and why? I love Square It […]

Snapchat: Guide For Parents

By Gary Evans on Thursday, July 19, 2018 in Community, Computing, eSafety, Online Safety. No Comments


 Just a reminder that as children may have more time to spend online over the summer, our online safety advice is available on the school website. If you wish to download the updated Snapchat guide, please follow the link here: https://nationalonlinesafety.com/resources/platform-guides/snapchat-guide-for-parents/  

BJS Maths: UKMT Primary Challenge winners!

By Mr. Setchell on Tuesday, July 17, 2018 in Community, Maths, Year 5. No Comments


On Wednesday 11th July, members of our year 5 mathematics team returned victorious from a United Kingdom Mathematics Trust Primary Challenge held at Kings Norton Girls School. The organisers reported how impressed they were with the children’s willingness to listen and respond to each other’s ideas, and how they were prepared to persevere with the […]

Origami cranes – Year 5

By Phil Emmott on Tuesday, July 17, 2018 in Uncategorized. No Comments


Year 5 have been visited by the Tsuru Peace Project. We have been shown how to make origami cranes and challenged to create 1,000 across the year group. They are all colours and sizes and our bags and boxes are now overflowing. Tomorrow they will begin their journey to Hiroshima as a peace offering, after […]

Year 5 visit to Kings Norton Boys’ School

By Abigail Tomlins on Sunday, July 8, 2018 in Art and Design, History, PE, Year 5. No Comments


Last week, year 5 attended 3 fantastic workshops at Kings Norton Boys’ School. Our first session was crash course in archery where the children had the chance to use professional archery equipment. They particularly enjoyed using the skills they’d learned to pop as many balloons as they could in a mini competition. In art, using […]

Rights Respecting School Silver Award

By Gary Evans on Thursday, July 5, 2018 in British Values, Community, PSHE, Rights Respecting School. No Comments


We are very proud to have just achieved the Rights Respecting School Silver Award! What does this mean… Silver: Rights Aware is the second stage of the Rights Respecting Schools Award Silver: Rights Aware comes after Bronze: Rights Committed. It is granted by Unicef UK to schools that show good progress towards embedding children’s rights in […]