Bournville Junior School Core Values

Bournville Junior School

At BJS we believe that our values underpin everything that we do and that with a strong value base it’s easier to make the right choice.

Core Values

Care and Respect

  • Play safely
  • Show concern for the wellbeing of others
  • Be friendly
  • Make others feel welcome
  • Consider the needs of others
  • Be polite
  • Treat others as they would like to be treated
  • Celebrate our differences


Fairness and Integrity

  • Play by the rules
  • Everyone gets an equal opportunity
  • Stand up for others who need help
  • Be honest
  • Be reliable
  • Do the right thing even when no one is watching
  • Be true to yourself and your values


Cooperation & Participation

  • Work as a team
  • Help each other to succeed
  • Work together peacefully to resolve conflict
  • Listen to the views of others
  • Join in and show enthusiasm for school activities
  • Contribute ideas to improve our school
  • Thrive on feedback



  • Take responsibility for your choices
  • Provide a good example to others
  • Be in the right place at the right time
  • Take responsibility for being organised and prepared to learn


Challenge and Excellence

  • Challenge yourself
  • Accept hard work and deliberate practice as part of achieving excellence
  • Celebrate your achievements and the achievements of others
  • Be proud of our school