Tag Rugby Event – Kings Norton

By Robin Adkins on Monday, October 15, 2018 in PE, Sporting News, Year 4, Year 5, Year 6. 2 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 […]

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.

BJS Maths: Year 4 maths final at King Edward’s School

By Mr. Setchell on Monday, January 22, 2018 in Maths, STEM, Year 4. No Comments


Today, our year 4 maths team competed brilliantly in the final of the year 4 maths competition hosted by King Edward’s School in Edgbaston. Although the team just missed out on success this time, they still enjoyed a fantastic day. After the competition, Dr. Katie Steckles showed us her top three favourite shapes and demonstrated […]

BJS Maths: Free practice materials

By Mr. Setchell on Monday, January 22, 2018 in Maths, Year 3, Year 4, Year 5, Year 6. No Comments


Corbett Maths Primary 5-a-day is website full of great questions for you to practice at home. 5-a-day Primary   Of course, you don’t have to do 5-a-day, but little and often practice will accelerate your maths skills. There are bronze, silver, gold and platinum activities depending how  much of a challenge you want. #easyisboring

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 […]