Herne Bay Junior School
"One chance, let's get it right"
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  • Courage

  • Hope

  • Integrity

  • Justice

  • Respect

  • Responsibility

  • Wisdom

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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Kip on a Ship!

On Monday night 15 children were taken by Mr Blake and Mrs Prichard to stay overnight on board HMS Belfast in London, via the school minibus and a trip on a Thames Clipper. 
Once aboard the ship, the children took part in a number of practical events: designing their own ship's mug and  flag and a private night time tour of the ship.

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Schools’ Parliament Event

On Friday 17th March Herne Bay Junior School hosted the annual Schools’ Parliament event.  Nine local schools brought their School Council members along for a morning of debates around behaviour in school.  Roger Gough, Cabinet member for Education and Health Reform took time out of his busy schedule to act as Chair and he seemed to enjoy it as much as the children!
There were six topics up for debate – attendance, uniform, behaviour for learning, lunchtime, play time and homework.  The children whose ages ranged from 6 – 11yrs were full of opinions and ideas relating to all these topics and some great suggestions were put forward for all the schools to take away and discuss in their own setting.
All in all a hugely successful morning bringing children together to learn the art of debating.   


On Thursday HBJS was transformed into a magical land full of storybook heroes, villains, animals and much more. All pupils (and many staff) embraced the opportunity to dress as the character from a book and as usual we were astounded by the originality and creativity of the costumes. Thank you parents and carers!

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On Tuesday 17th January our children once again made the journey to the 02 Arena in London for the Young Voices concert. Over fifty children from our choir sang with thousands of other children from other schools to an audience of friends and family.

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