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 […]

Year 6 Trebuchets

By Karen Spinks on Tuesday, November 28, 2017 in History, Learning Adventure, Year 6. 3 Comments


What a fun and informative day! Year 6 have found out about how the Vikings used Trebuchets at the Siege of Paris. They then designed their own Trebuchets, built them out of K’Nex, tested them, improved them and finally, evaluated them. Here’s a sneak preview of some of our tests, launching marshmallow projectiles to break […]

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’ […]

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 […]

Handbells

By Gary Evans on Tuesday, October 10, 2017 in Music, Year 6. 1 Comment


Year 6 19 strong Handbell Group…after just 2 sessions together!