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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Bedtime Story Day

School Council enjoyed organising our Bedtime Story day, this new day has been introduced to our School calendar as a result of School  Council’s UK Parliament Week vote. Across the school children dressed in pyjamas and shared their favourite stories and books. This was a fantastic day with a great focus on reading. Thank you to School Council for organising, arranging and coming up with the idea!

Twelve Books of Christmas Competition

If you love Christmas and also love books, then have a go at our Twelve Books of Christmas competition. Pick up a paper copy from Mrs Cornish in the library from Monday or click the link below. Entries to be returned to the library by Friday 13th December please, when there will be a draw of the correct entries. There will be a prize for the winner of the draw, and all entrants can bask in the glory of being very knowledgeable about books! The competition is open to pupils, parents/carers and staff.

Please click HERE for an entry form 

The result of our UKPA vote

School Council counted and verified the votes and the winner of our UK Parliament Week School Poll was:  

Bedtime story day (263 votes).

School Council will now work on setting a date and arranging this exciting new day. School Council all received a certificate for helping organise and run our polling station and UKPW event.

In other news School Council have new notebooks to help record pupil comments from their classes. All pupil comments are then discussed during our weekly meetings.

UK Parliament Week

This year for UK Parliament week School Council decided to hold a whole school vote. School Council set up a vote for a whole school special day. UKPW allowed our School Council to find out more about the voting process, including using ballot papers. School Council members enjoyed communicating the vote to their classes and helping run the voting station.

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Astronights Trip

On Friday 11th October, a group of 14 children from years 3 to 6 enjoyed an overnight stay at London’s Science Museum where they learnt about all things space! The trip started as all trips should – with tea! From here, we dropped our overnight things off and started our evening activities. The children (and adults) were wowed with explosions, fire, rockets and fantastic explanations of the museum’s exhibits.

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