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.

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Last week we had our ‘film week’ which we based on The Palio, a film directed by Cosmia Spender about the famous horse race that takes place in Siena. We were honoured that Cosima agreed to visit our school and see what the children had created during a whole school sharing assembly. The children captured the thrill and excitement of the race in their artwork, writing and trailers for the film. Cosima was delighted with the children’s enthusiasm for something that she is very passionate about herself. What a fantastic learning opportunity for our children with some amazing outcomes.

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Film Week Assembly

We have had a very successful film week with some outstanding outcomes. Today we were honoured to have a visit from Cosima Spender, director of the film Palio.  We have as a whole school been working all week from the film, discovering all about this ancient horse race held in Sienna, Italy. The children have learnt so much and produced some wonderful written work as well as a range of creative outcomes.

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Children in Need

What a fabulous effort everyone made for Children in Need today. There are some great photographs on our Twitter page and below of the children (and staff) dressed as their Superhero.

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Basketball Competition

On Wednesday 16th November, the school basketball team went to HBHS to take part in the Herne Bay and East Kent Coastal basketball competition.  Sixteen teams took part and were divided into four Groups. The top two teams in each group then went into the quarter finals. Our team played against Swalecliffe, Hampton and Ospringe. The team played with great determination and although they didn’t get into the quarter finals they played with great spirit and had an enjoyable afternoon. 

Listen to Us Live

On Monday Herne Bay Junior School celebrated the musical talents of our pupils with the first ‘Listen to us Live’ concert.  The four classes (6AT, 6BT, 5CP, 5CO) that had been receiving music lessons with Mr Miles this term performed. 

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