Turning green…

Jan 10, 2017

Happy New Year! No I am not proposing a political direction, nor feeling particularly jealous… I have however been thinking about the environment and want to share some of the initiatives we are developing this year. It is quite easy to feel negative about the year just gone – certainly 2016 will go down as […]

Summer arrives…

Summer arrives…

May 9, 2016

It’s been a wonderful weekend weather-wise, but also a weekend to celebrate for Patcham Junior School. The year 5 children did a great job, chanting their way through the streets of Brighton. Thank you to all the parents who turned out to help! The big Lemon bus looked resplendent, and though the ‘feeling like a […]

Badgers at Patcham Junior School!

Apr 29, 2016

We have spotted badgers on the millenium trail! Watch this film clip to see them: A big thank you to Jo Little for having the idea and setting up the cameras…  

Future Gazers

Future Gazers

Apr 29, 2016

What will Brighton look like in 50 years? What are your dreams for the future? If you were in charge, what would you do? Year 4 pupils from Patcham use their visionary powers to predict what Brighton will look like in the year 2066. To celebrate Brighton Festival’s fiftieth year, ONCA has teamed up with […]

Children’s perspectives
Slaves to technology

Slaves to technology

Sep 21, 2015

Year 6 pupil: “I’m a slave to my technology!” Me: “What do you mean?” Year 6 pupil: “I have to spend time on my tablet. I miss my tablet so much!” I had this conversation, whilst visiting our intrepid year 6 children at Blackland’s farm this Friday. We then started talking about getting home. Pupil: […]

Friday 27th February

Friday 27th February

Feb 27, 2015

After a half term spent enjoying the sunshine, its been back to work this week. As always, it was lovely to catch up with the children and hear their stories and adventures from half term. There is also the promise of spring in the air which always raises the spirits. The picture shows some hands […]

Friday 13th June

Friday 13th June

Jun 13, 2014

Year 5 were so lucky with the weather and made the most of two days of glorious sunshine at Seven Sisters Country Park. They enjoyed mountain biking, den building and river walking. Not only did they explore different areas of the curriculum such as science, geography and PE but the children had the opportunity to […]

Year 5 to Herstmonceux Observatory

Year 5 to Herstmonceux Observatory

Oct 21, 2013

Year 5 Science Observatory Trip Our year 5 children recently visited the science observatory in Herstmonceux. The visit linked with their space topic and the children had the opportunity to get close up to one of the huge telescopes. They also had to work as a team to build a bridge and were able to […]

Sheep Visit

Sheep Visit

Oct 16, 2013

Sheep visit PJS   We recently had a visit from two rangers from Brighton and Hove Council who came to talk to our school council. They wanted to get the children’s views on a proposal being put forward by the council to turn some of the Ladies Mile Nature Reserve into a conservation grazing area […]

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