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PTA Coin Collection

Thank you to everyone who has contributed to the annual PTA Coin Collection. Our wonderful PTA have been busy counting the coins and I am pleased to announce that the winning classes are 5JW, 5HO and 4PP. They will be enjoying a trip to the cinema on Monday afternoon! £1153 was raised throughout the week. Well done everyone!

The Lion King

On Wednesday the 31st of January, some of our children had the opportunity to visit ‘The Lyceum Theatre’ where they saw ‘The Lion King’ – a truly spectacular show. Throughout the show, the children were completely transfixed and their eyes were glued to the stage; some were even on the edge of their seat. The experience was nothing short of magnificent and it will undoubtedly be a day that the children will remember for a very long time. Each and every one of them represented our school in true HBJS style and we are incredibly proud of how well they behaved on the trip.

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Mexicolore visit Year 5

Wow! What a fascinating day of learning we had for Mexicolore. It all began with a Mayan number chant and suddenly we were all singing and dancing our way through the whole experience. Every single one of us got the opportunity to take part in activities – including tribal chants, playing Pok-a-tok (an ancient civilisation game) and looking in depth at the cooking utensils and musical instruments they created.

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ZooLab visit Year 6!

It’s not every day you get to see a number of creepy crawlies that live within depths of the rainforest – let alone handle them. However, for the Year 6 children at HBJS, a visit from Zoo Lab made this possible. Zoo Lab brought in a variety of animals, some of which they were even allowed to handle – with care of course. We found out all of the ingenious ways that these creatures manage to protect themselves.

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Sportshall Athletics event at Herne Bay High School

On Wednesday 17th January, a team of eighteen Year 5 and 6 pupils took part in a Sportshall Athletics event at Herne Bay High School. The competition included a range of activities such as relays, speed bounce and javelin. Our team really enjoyed the afternoon and came 6th out of the 15 teams that took part. Well done to all!

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