Christmas homework ideas – mathematics

By Mr. Setchell on Sunday, December 24, 2017 in Maths, Year 3, Year 4, Year 5, Year 6. No Comments


Send a present to your future self – enjoy maths more by spending your brain power in lessons on interesting challenges rather than trying to work out what the product of 7 x 8 is. Learn your times tables and division facts by practising for  5 minutes every day on Sumdog. Already fluent in your […]

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 […]

Egyptian Day in 3RB

By Wendy Rudge on Tuesday, December 5, 2017 in Learning Adventure, Year 3. No Comments


3RB have had a fabulous day of art and dance, and even a little bit of communicating in hieroglyphics. It was enjoyed by all and we’re looking forward to continuing our learning adventure.  

BJS Maths: Sumdog competition success!

By Mr. Setchell on Friday, November 24, 2017 in Maths, Year 3, Year 4. 1 Comment


The latest Sumdog  competition for Birmingham schools finished  last night with 3A finishing a brilliant 3rd overall! Their terrific effort earned the school 3 months of free subscriptions. Also, in terms of individual placings from the hundreds of pupils participating, Isabel in year 3 finished an amazing 3rd overall. Sarah in year 4 finished a […]

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 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 […]

Year 3 Parents Survey

By Gary Evans on Friday, October 13, 2017 in Year 3. No Comments


We are inviting parents to take part in a brief survey about your child’s move from the Infant to Junior school. Please complete the 4 questions by following this link.

Year 3 Maths: addition and subtraction

By Mr. Setchell on Friday, October 6, 2017 in Maths, Year 3. 3 Comments


  Today, we all got together in the hall to learn how drawing can help us with maths. We drew bar models to help us understand the relationship between addition and subtraction. We started by telling number stories about how many fingers Mr. Adkins was holding up. By the end of the lesson, we could […]