Blog - Bournville Junior School

STEM success for Maya

By Mr. Setchell on Thursday, March 28, 2019 in Computing, Maths, Science, STEM. No Comments

We are so proud and thrilled when we see a former pupil go on to achieve even greater things. Well done Maya (who left us in 2017) for gaining recognition in the prestigious national STEM competition Talent2030. Maya’s use of RaspberryPi to create an infra-red spectrometer to detect allergens in food samples wowed the judges […]



Year 6 First Aid workshops

By Karen Spinks on Monday, March 4, 2019 in Uncategorized. No Comments

This afternoon, Year 6 were joined by the Red Cross, who helped us practise our First Aid skills. In World War 2, many civilians were First Aid trained due to the high rate of injuries after air raids. We learned about how to call Emergency Services and what to say; the correct speed to give chest […]



Year 6 – Henry Moore statues

By Karen Spinks on Friday, February 8, 2019 in Uncategorized. No Comments

By Megan and James We learned all about Henry Moore, the famous World War 2 artist and sculptor. We started off by learning about his history, then we sketched some of his sculptures, giving them emotions. Finally, we drew our own figures and sculpted them out of foil.



Year 6: Holdenby Evacuee Centre

By Karen Spinks on Thursday, January 24, 2019 in Uncategorized. No Comments

This week, Year 6 collected their identity cards and gas-mask boxes in preparation for mass evacuation to Holdenby House in Northamptonshire. On arrival, the evacuees were split into four villages: Upper Bottom, Lower Bottom, Hogsbottom and Great Whinging. While waiting for the charabancs to arrive, the evacuees participated in a variety of activities to ensure […]




Music Mark

By Gary Evans on Friday, December 14, 2018 in Music, Uncategorized. No Comments

We are delighted to announce that we have been awarded Music Mark membership. See below for further details.