Tag Rugby Event – Kings Norton

By Robin Adkins on Monday, October 15, 2018 in PE, Sporting News, Year 4, Year 5, Year 6. No 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 […]

Year 6 Viking Trade Simulation

By Karen Spinks on Monday, October 1, 2018 in Learning Adventure, Year 6. No Comments


On this beautiful autumnal afternoon in 980AD, the shouts of merchants could be heard across the Bournville Junior land as trading opened in Year 6. Silks, jewellery, meats, minerals and weapons were traded from regions such as Constantinople, Hedeby, Iceland, Dublin, Mainz, Birka, Bulgar and Jorvik. The Vikings honed their organisational skills, teamwork, bartering and […]

BJS Maths: Year 6 maths games

By Mr. Setchell on Thursday, July 19, 2018 in Maths, Year 3, Year 6. No Comments


In the school hall this morning, you couldn’t move for all the maths! Year 6 were showcasing their superb maths games to the year 3 children. The younger mathematicians gave wonderful feedback about what worked well and how the games might be improved. What are your favourite maths games, and why? I love Square It […]

Darwin Rocks

By Gary Evans on Thursday, June 14, 2018 in Computing, Year 6. No Comments


A web page built by Charlotte and Evie… Darwin Rocks! Some of the characters… Charles Darwin – Oliver.C Emma Darwin – Sophie Evo – Freya Lu – Megan Chan – Zara Old Charles – Oliver.Wa What is it about? Charles Darwin(main character)is a scientist who lived in the 19th century he had the theory of […]

Year 6 Maths: UKMT Tournament

By Mr. Setchell on Sunday, April 29, 2018 in Community, Maths, Year 6. No Comments


A team of tenacious year 6 mathematicians competed against 19 other teams in the UK Mathematics Trust Primary Tournament held at King Edward VI Camp Hill School for Boys this week. Thanks  to exemplary teamwork and persistence with some tricky questions, they finished in 5th place. How would you answer this question about the sum […]

Sparking or Sparkling Science in Year 6

By Karen Spinks on Monday, March 12, 2018 in Science, STEM, Uncategorized, Year 6. No Comments


This afternoon, Year 6 have “combusted” iron wool and have found out that iron oxide is heavier than iron wool. This is due to the oxidation process, which changed the iron wool to iron oxide (denser). We did this by using electricity from a battery to add energy which created sparks; combusting iron wool looks very […]