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You will find 'lite-bites' of information in this section. If you need something else, check out the Newsletters section for weekly updates and Diary Dates which are also frequently updated.

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  • 22/06/18

    Internet Legends!

    This e-Safety awareness assembly took place on Friday 22nd June.
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  • 15/06/18

    Sports Day 2018 Winners

    Clinton were our worthy winners this year - congratulations to them! A super day creating lovely memories.
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  • 08/06/18

    My Money Week 2018: 11th-15th June

    It’s My Money Week next week, the tenth anniversary and also an annual event for TRJS.  As well as a week dedicated to learning more about Financial Education, we will be welcoming some volunteers from MoneySense to help deliver workshops to the children.  Look out for some linked ho...
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  • 25/05/18

    Happy Half Term

    School is now closed for the half term break.  Please note that teachers return Monday 4th June for INSET and children return Tuesday 5th June. Let's hope for some sunshine!
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  • 25/05/18

    Summer Activities Advice For Parents From SSCB

    The following article is shared from the Staffordshire Safeguarding Children Board. We hope you find it useful in making your preparations for the summer holiday. When we talk about safeguarding, lots of people think about schools being responsible for children while they’re there...
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  • 19/05/18

    Year 6 SATs

    Congratulations to our Y6 children who managed to keep their cool this week, work with determination and give everything they had to the SATs tests. At this time of year, there can be a temptation to think that Y6 take their foot off the pedal and relax into summer! I can assure parents that this...
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  • 12/05/18

    Safe Parking

    Thank you to our children who designed some brilliant posters for Gilmour Lane to raise drivers’ awareness of where it is safe to turn and to warn against turning in the school gateway. We especially like the mirror writing sign which drivers can see in their rear-view mirror. Thank you to eve...
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  • 04/05/18

    May Day!

    School is closed Bank Holiday Monday. See you Tuesday 8th May. Let's hope for some sunshine!
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  • 27/04/18

    Reading Cafe @ Barton Library - Wed 25th April 3.45-4.45pm

    Year 4 parents, children and siblings enjoyed a super Reading Cafe this week.  More photos in Newsletter 30 - 27th April.
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  • 02/03/18

    Coming soon...

    Decorated Egg Competition - Monday 26th March. See Newsletter 23 for more details...
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  • 01/03/18

    Snow Fun!

    We are loving the snow at Thomas Russell Junior School!
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  • 16/02/18


    Many thanks to Chief Inspector Mark Smith and Sgt Richard Cope for bringing Ditto the Police Dog to visit this week. The children learnt lots about the different roles of dogs who serve in the police force and each class was gifted a book with even more interesting information to inspire us...
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