Herne Bay Junior School
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Welcome to Herne Bay Junior School

We are a large junior school serving the centre of Herne Bay. Our website aims to give you a taster of the school, as well as providing regular updated information for both parents and pupils.

We hope that you enjoy your visit to our website, and that you find any information you are looking for. Please feel free to contact the school direct with any queries you may have.

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Year 4 Visit the Turner Gallery

On Wednesday and Thursday our Year 4 children visited the Turner Gallery to take part in an Art project. They were exploring the work of the artist Jean Arp whose work is currently being exhibited at the gallery.

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Rocking Readers

To recognise the time the children are devoting to their reading in school and at home, we have introduced a new weekly award which will be presented in assembly every Friday.
Well done 3HH who are this weeks Rocking Readers!

Children in Need - Dance Dash

A huge thank you to the ‘Dance Dash’ troop from Herne Bay High School who came and danced for our children and collected our donations for Children in Need. Once again they inspired our children with their fabulous choreography. We will update you with the total amount they raised in due course. Thank you once again for your donations for this worthwhile charity.

Farewell to Mrs Thornton

The children said a fond ‘farewell’ to Mrs Thornton today. She has taken on a number of roles in her 14 years’ service including Cleaner in Charge and Senior Mid-Day Meals Supervisor. Mrs Thornton has been a big character in the school and she will be missed by us all. We wish her well for the future.

Canterbury Jazz Festival

On Saturday 4th November, the Herne Bay Junior School Jazz band performed in the Spiegeltent at this year's Canterbury festival alongside children from primary schools across East Kent.
Schools involved were: Herne Bay Junior School, Bridge and Patrixbourne CofE Primary School, Priory Fields Primary School (Dover), Phoenix Community Primary School (Ashford) & Goat Lees Primary School (Ashford) We were also joined by special guests from the Simon Langton Girls Grammar School Jazz Band led by Mr Peter Cook.

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