STEM success for Maya

By Mr. Setchell on Thursday, March 28, 2019 in Computing, Maths, Science, STEM. No Comments

We are so proud and thrilled when we see a former pupil go on to achieve even greater things. Well done Maya (who left us in 2017) for gaining recognition in the prestigious national STEM competition Talent2030. Maya’s use of RaspberryPi to create an infra-red spectrometer to detect allergens in food samples wowed the judges […]

Year 4 KEHS Maths Competition

By Gary Evans on Friday, September 21, 2018 in Maths. No Comments

We are really proud of our bronze medal winners. These year 4 children took part in a maths competition at KEHS. They showed excellent team work and resilience and won a bronze medal!

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 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 […]

BJS Maths: UKMT Primary Challenge winners!

By Mr. Setchell on Tuesday, July 17, 2018 in Community, Maths, Year 5. No Comments

On Wednesday 11th July, members of our year 5 mathematics team returned victorious from a United Kingdom Mathematics Trust Primary Challenge held at Kings Norton Girls School. The organisers reported how impressed they were with the children’s willingness to listen and respond to each other’s ideas, and how they were prepared to persevere with the […]

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 […]