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At Patcham Junior School children are inspired to learn through our innovative and creative curriculum. We support them in their journey to become responsible members of society, able to make informed decisions about the way they work and behave.

Friday 21st November

Friday 21st November

Nov 21, 2014

Takeover day was great fun and a huge success. The new Senior Leadership Team took their responsibility very seriously and enjoyed doing an assembly, solving friendship problems on the playground, attending meetings and documenting some of the activities in the day. The lessons I was lucky enough to see were amazing – so much effort […]

Saturday 15th November

Saturday 15th November

Nov 15, 2014

When did we become so obsessed by numbers in education? The process of learning is notoriously hard to pin down as a fascinating recent report by the Sutton Trust outlines (http://www.suttontrust.com/researcharchive/great-teaching/    – if you are interested). More of an art than a science and yet we are obsessed with trying to measure the % […]

Sunday 9th November

Sunday 9th November

Nov 9, 2014

INSET day on Monday was spent working in year group teams to further personalise our approach; ensuring that all pupils have the correct level of challenge and support. The emphasis is on ensuring that all pupils make at least expected progress in maths, reading and writing from the point at which they join us, and […]

In News

Patcham v Westdene Friday 17th October 2014

Oct 20, 2014

Friday 17th October Today we played a football match against Westdene in our league. We set off in cars and eventually arrived at Westdene School. There was a medium sized pitch where we ended up playing a total of 40 minutes 20 minutes each way. The whistle blew and the game began… In the first […]

Friday 17th October

Friday 17th October

Oct 17, 2014

Where has this term gone? I can’t believe we are already looking at half term in just over a week and planning the Halloween Disco. A huge thank you to all the PJSA volunteers who have been giving up their time to prepare for what promises to be our biggest disco yet! This year we […]

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Poster Competiton

Oct 17, 2014

Poster Competition

In News

Buddy Forum – Somehill Junior School

Oct 17, 2014

Mrs Cox and 4 Buddies attended a Buddy Forum at Somerhill Junior School on Wednesday 15th October 2014,  Rachel from 6DW wrote about her trip. Buddy Forum by Rachel 6DW When we got to Somerhill School we met this lady called Pippa. We first talked about anti bullying and this years topic for anti bullying […]

Earthship Day
In Event

Earthship Day

Oct 16, 2014

Earthship Day by Joshua 4PB First we got on the coach to Stanmer Park. When we got out we were introduced to a lady called Helen who took us up to the Earthship. On the way she told us to collect some fire wood. When we finally got there we met Katie, the eco expert […]

Saturday 11th October

Saturday 11th October

Oct 12, 2014

On Tuesday this week Mr Rodericks and myself went to London to participate in the Achievement for All national conference. It was an inspiring event, with the opportunity to hear from a wide range of diverse speakers including Edward Timpson (Children’s Minister) and Henry Winkler (AKA Arthur Herbert Fonzarelli – the Fonze himself!). I left […]

Halloween Disco
In Event

Halloween Disco

Oct 10, 2014
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