Blog - Bournville Junior School

Scholastic Book Fair

By Miss Edwards on Tuesday, November 21, 2017 in English, Year 3, Year 4, Year 5, Year 6. No Comments

The Scholastic Book Fair has arrived at Bournville Junior School.  There is  a great variety of fiction and non-fiction books, posters and stationary. As you buy books from the fair, you will also be earning our school free books.   Our opening times are: Monday: 3:30pm—4pm Tuesday: 3:30pm—4pm Wednesday: 5:45pm—8:00pm (During Parents’ Evening) Thursday: 3:30pm—6:15pm (During Parents’ […]


Children In Need 2017

By Gary Evans on Friday, November 17, 2017 in Uncategorized. 2 Comments

An amazing £430 raised by children and staff this year! Thank you to everyone who contributed. Thanks especially to the kitchen team who made over 200 biscuits before work this morning, awesome!  


Year 4 Mathematics: KES Competition success

By Mr. Setchell on Friday, November 10, 2017 in Community, Maths, Year 4. 2 Comments

This afternoon, a group of four Year 4 mathematicians represented the school brilliantly at Heat 6 of a mathematics competition held at King Edward’s School. 12 schools were assembled to pick their  way through a series of mathematical challenges. In the first round, the children had to work as a team to answer a tricky […]


Year 5 Poetry

By Miss Edwards on Tuesday, November 7, 2017 in English, Year 5. 3 Comments

Today Year 5 have each written an individual stanza using descriptive language.  Their stanza has been based on the poem, ‘Winter Trees’ by Sue Nichols.   Winter Trees Gnarled hands in upward prayer for green. We have given them the opportunity to blog this poetry for you to see.    


Class 5JE’s Poem

By Miss Edwards on Monday, November 6, 2017 in English, Year 5. 32 Comments

In English, we are currently doing an author study of the poet, Grace Nichols. From her book, ‘Cosmic Disco’ we read the poem, ‘When the Colours Spoke.’ Each of the children were assigned a colour on their table and they thought of objects, which use that colour and they thought about what makes the object […]



Year 3

By Robin Adkins on Monday, October 30, 2017 in Science, Uncategorized, Year 3. 2 Comments

This term, year 3 have had an amazing time in science.  One of our favourite lessons was when we investigated “thrust”.  We wanted to work out how to make our model, balloon powered, cars travel further.  We changed the variable of how much air was blown into the balloon.  We discovered that the more air that is blown […]


5T’s Tudor houses

By Abigail Tomlins on Friday, October 20, 2017 in Art and Design, History, Learning Adventure, Year 5. 1 Comment

While the rest of year 5 were at Harvington Hall, children in 5T transformed a pile of cardboard boxes into these incredible Tudor houses. I am so impressed with the hard work that went into these – just look at that attention to detail! I hope you are all very proud of what you have […]


Year 5 visit to Harvington Hall

By Abigail Tomlins on Wednesday, October 18, 2017 in History, Learning Adventure, Year 5. 1 Comment

In year 5 we have been busy learning all about Henry VIII, and this week we got the chance to experience what it would have been like to be alive in Tudor times with a fantastic trip to Harvington Hall. Today, 5E and half of 5T went. We spent the first half of the day exploring […]