Blog - Bournville Junior School

Tag Rugby Event – Kings Norton

By Robin Adkins on Monday, October 15, 2018 in PE, Sporting News, Year 4, Year 5, Year 6. No Comments

Last Tuesday, 2 teams from Bournville Junior School played in some friendly matches.  They were playing tag rugby at the Rhinos RFC.  The teams showed great enthusiasm and teamwork.  Some of the players had never played before, but were outstanding, really surprising many of the more experienced players!  Both teams showed great sportsmanship and organised […]



School Council – First Meeting

By Karen Spinks on Tuesday, October 2, 2018 in Rights Respecting School, School Council, Year 3, Year 4, Year 5, Year 6. No Comments

Written by Tom Chandler, 6S Our first school council meeting was at lunch time today. Part of the meeting was spent talking about what a school councillor does, introducing ourselves and organising our school council folders where we will keep our records of meetings. We also found out about our responsibility for choosing the Rights Respecting […]


Bournville Junior School Council

By Karen Spinks on Tuesday, October 2, 2018 in Rights Respecting School, School Council. No Comments

Congratulations to our new school councillors who have been selected by their peers to represent them. Our school councillors are as follows: Year 6 Thomas Randall,  Tom Chandler and Ji-Ren Howse  Year 5 Jake Grindrod, Edward Appadu and Kisandu Hapuarachchi Year 4 Will Reay, Harley Hughes and Zoe Jones Year 3 Scarlett Szucs-Johnson, Livia Spencer and Aedan Matamisa I am looking forward to working […]


Year 6 Viking Trade Simulation

By Karen Spinks on Monday, October 1, 2018 in Learning Adventure, Year 6. No Comments

On this beautiful autumnal afternoon in 980AD, the shouts of merchants could be heard across the Bournville Junior land as trading opened in Year 6. Silks, jewellery, meats, minerals and weapons were traded from regions such as Constantinople, Hedeby, Iceland, Dublin, Mainz, Birka, Bulgar and Jorvik. The Vikings honed their organisational skills, teamwork, bartering and […]


World Peace Day

By Gary Evans on Friday, September 21, 2018 in British Values, Community, Music. No Comments

Today is World Peace Day. One Day One Choir is an inspiring global peace initiative which uses the harmonious power of singing together to unite people around the world on Peace Day, September 21st. www.onedayonechoir.org You can hear our contribution here… #onedayonechoir



Year 4 KEHS Maths Competition

By Gary Evans on Friday, September 21, 2018 in Maths. No Comments

We are really proud of our bronze medal winners. These year 4 children took part in a maths competition at KEHS. They showed excellent team work and resilience and won a bronze medal!


Year 4 Sound Investigations

By Robin Adkins on Thursday, September 20, 2018 in Uncategorized. 1 Comment

Year 4 had great fun today investigating what makes sound.  We discovered that it was to do with vibrations and sound waves.  We really enjoyed making our own instruments and trying to test what factors could affect a change in sound.  We listed some independent variables and conducted our experiments.  We need to consider if […]


BJS Maths: Year 4 bronze medallists

By Mr. Setchell on Friday, September 14, 2018 in Maths, Year 4. 1 Comment

Well done to yet another BJS maths team coming home with well-earned bronze medals following a hotly contested primary maths challenge event at King Edward’s School, Edgbaston. Once again, magnificent  teamwork was evident and commented on by teachers from other schools. Warming up with a tricky puzzle. Collecting our medals from Mr Coates.