The Dogs Trust Visit

By Gary Evans on Friday, March 24, 2017 in Community, Year 3, Year 4, Year 5, Year 6. 1 Comment


We met a dog called Bailey and learned all about how to treat dogs with care and respect. We also learned how to keep safe around dogs that we may not know. We had a really interesting assembly and we are grateful to The Dogs Trust for coming in to see us.

World Book Day Activities

By Miss Edwards on Thursday, March 2, 2017 in English, Year 3, Year 4, Year 5, Year 6. 5 Comments


It has been wonderful to see so many children dressed up as book characters today, and staff dressed as their favourite characters. It made it such a hard job for staff to choose one winner from their class. Each Year group have individually celebrated World Book Day by taking part in activities based on the […]

Jobs January in Year 4

By Robin Adkins on Tuesday, January 31, 2017 in Jobs January, Uncategorized, Year 4. No Comments


Thank you very much to all the parents who have given up their time to come in and talk to us about their jobs this month – it really has been amazing!  The breadth of occupations was wide-ranging to include: ballet dancers, chefs,  engineers, lecturers, theatrical makeup artists, medical historians and teachers.   Thanks  again!

Medical Historian and a Make-Up Artist

By Gary Evans on Thursday, January 12, 2017 in Community, Year 4. No Comments


Year 4 had a fascinating afternoon with Professor Reinarz, a medical historian, and his colleague Julie Hyland, a theatrical make-up artist. We learned all about Professor Reinarz work as a historian at the University of Birmingham, it was fascinating. Julia shared some of her work with us…see the photos! She specialises in making people look […]

Birmingham Maths Contest winners – again!

By Mr. Setchell on Friday, November 25, 2016 in Community, Maths, Year 3, Year 4, Year 5, Year 6. No Comments


Well done to all the children who participated in Sumdog’s recent Birmingham Maths Contest. 4R  were the overall winning class, earning 32 free subscriptions for the school. And that’s not all – Dylan in 3S claimed 1st position out of 400 students from across Birmingham who entered. This is the school’s second success in this […]

Scholastic Book Fair

By Miss Edwards on Tuesday, November 15, 2016 in English, Year 3, Year 4, Year 5, Year 6. 1 Comment


  Next week, the school fair is coming to Bournville Junior School.  We are all looking forward to you and your child visiting us.  It is a great opportunity for your child to share their favourite type of book with you and an excellent way for them to explore books they wouldn’t usually choose. The […]

Road to Rio project: interviewing Derek Redmond.

By Michael Grant on Tuesday, July 19, 2016 in English, Year 4. No Comments


Last week, Year 4 decided to write a newspaper article for our Road to Rio project. We decided to go back in time and interview an athlete who has failed. We chose Derek Redmond; I was very happy with the emotive language and description the children chose for their interview. We used this video clip […]