Recommended Reads!

By Gary Evans on Thursday, December 21, 2017 in English. No Comments


Take a look at our recommended reads. We would love to hear your reviews… KS1 KS2 Year 3 and 4 KS2 Year 5 and 6    

Christmas homework- English

By Miss Mattocks on Wednesday, December 20, 2017 in English, Year 3, Year 4, Year 5, Year 6. No Comments


Try watching this Christmas advert, before having a go at some of the challenges below: Discussion points- discuss these questions with an adult at home What could be the greatest gift anyone could get at Christmas? It would be interesting to ask before and after watching the film. Discuss why having your loved ones around you […]

Snow day English

By Miss Mattocks on Monday, December 11, 2017 in English, Year 3, Year 4, Year 5, Year 6. No Comments


  Keep yourselves busy in between all of that snowman building you’ve been doing, with  the following challenges.   Writing challenges Are you a budding author? Fancy yourself as the next J.K.Rowling or Michael Morpurgo? Use the following story starter to kick start your writing… I lifted my fists to my eyes and rubbed away […]

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’ […]

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 […]

The Watertower

By Gary Evans on Thursday, October 12, 2017 in English, Year 6. No Comments


For the last few weeks, Year 6 have been studying The Watertower By Gary Crew. They have enjoyed it very much. They have also written a Diary written from Bubba’s point of view. They have started writing a letter to the author of the book. Marco and Lacey loved this book because of the suspense and the mystery. They […]

Year 6 English: The Viewer

By Mr. Setchell on Tuesday, May 23, 2017 in Community, English, Year 6. No Comments


Recently, we have been writing police reports and transcripts of police interviews inspired by the storyline of a fabulous book called, ‘The Viewer’ by Shaun Tan and Gary Crew. Today, we were fortunate  enough to have PC Andy Holder from Bournville Police Station visit to give us feedback on our work. He also explained  some key […]