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  • 06/10/23

    World Mental Health Day

    Tuesday 10th October is World Mental Health Day and we would like children to come to school on that day dressed all in yellow or with a splash of yellow for youth mental health charity YoungMinds’ campaign in support of young people’s mental health. Please either bring a £1 or pay...
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  • 01/10/23

    PE and Sport Quality Mark

    Well done to all staff and pupils for achieving the Quality Mark for Physical Education and Sport from the Association of PE. It is a prestigious award and a powerful way of celebrating success. The quality Mark recognises, through a succinct self-review and evaluation process, the strength and qual...
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  • 22/09/23

    You've got a friend

    Over the last two weeks in our assemblies we have been exploring the characteristics of a healthy friendship and how we can act as a kind, loyal and fun friend. We looked at different scenarios and discussed how the characters could act in response to conflict, disagreements and falling out, and how...
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  • 12/09/23

    Welcome Back

    Welcome everyone to the start of a new year at TRJS! It has been wonderful to get to know our new Year 3s and other new starters in other year groups, as well as see all the familiar faces once more.  The new Y3 children have coped very well with the big step up to the juniors. They have bee...
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  • 23/07/23

    Thank you and Goodbye

    What a final week of school we have had. In true TRJS style, we celebrated another fantastic year of learning, playing and growing together with our Y6 awards, whole school Big Awards, super-fun live music assembly and outstanding (and hilarious!) Leavers' Assembly. We wish all children and fami...
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  • 08/07/23

    Musical Showcase

    Every child in Year 3 learns to play the keyboard as part of their curriculum entitlement at TRJS. Congratulations to all our performers at Wednesday’s Keyboard and Strings Concert. There was singing, dancing, super ensemble and trio keyboard playing as well as group string performances. The c...
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  • 30/06/23

    What was life like in Ancient Egypt?

    Year 3 are currently learning about Ancient Egypt in our History, Art and English lessons. We wrote diary entries from Leila, the daughter of a sesh, who befriends a magical goddess cat called Vera (Bastet). In Art, we have been drawing a symmetrical picture of Tutankhamun's death mask. In Histo...
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  • 22/06/23

    Twycross Zoo

    On Wednesday 21st June, Year 4 had a great time visiting Twycross Zoo. The children took part in a ‘Life in the Rainforest’ activity led by centre staff, as well as having time to explore the zoo and learn about the habitats, food chains and threats to wildlife during the visit. We all h...
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  • 16/06/23

    My Secret Diary

    Year 6 have been spending some time learning about how World War 2 affected people in Britain, focusing on evacuation, rationing and the daily lives of ordinary adults and children. Last week they had a World War 2 experience day at Cannock Chase. In Maths, they looked at rationing coupons and what...
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  • 09/06/23

    It's a Puppet!

    This week, Year 3 finished off making their puppets, using overstitch to secure the pieces of felt together and cutting and marking features directly onto it. In previous lessons, we had investigated different types of puppet, made a prototype finger puppet, and designed our own thinking about purpo...
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  • 09/05/23

    Coronation Dinner

    On Friday we had a special dinner to celebrate the coronation of King Charles III. Children were invited to design the menu for the day, incorporating traditional dishes or new ideas. They created pages of a recipe book, designed menu cards for a banquet, drew and labelled and co...
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  • 04/05/23

    Roman Mosaics

    Year 4 have been learning about the Romans in their History lessons. They read 'Escape from Pompeii' in English and wrote some fantastic stories based on this book. In Art, the children have been learning about mosaics and how they were created, then designed and made their own. Don't th...
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