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Shwop
May 2023

Book Shwop

On Thursday 4 May, as part of Eco Week, Year 6 organised a Book Shwop in our school hall.

Eco Week
May 2023

Eco Week

A pupil report written by Eco Council reps, Astrid and Maria

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May 2023

Chess team win silver at national finals

During the Easter break, our CJS chess team competed in the National Schools Girls' Chess Championships Finals organised by ECF (English Chess Federation).

CJS House Bake Off
April 2023

The Great CJS House Bake Off

The results of the Great CJS House Bake Off Competition are in!

Year 3 Author Visit
April 2023

Year 3 author visit

As a great introduction to our Roman's topic, we were delighted to welcome award- winning author Caroline Lawrence to the school yesterday. Caroline is best known for her Roman Mysteries series, the first of which Year 3 are reading this term.

Edward with his artwork
April 2023

Young artists impress at Royal College of Art competition

We are delighted that a number of our pupils' artwork was selected to be displayed in a Young Art Competition exhibition at the Royal College of Art.

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February 2023

City Junior School celebrates official opening

We were delighted to welcome guests to the official opening of our new school building last week.

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November 2022

King Charles visits Gray’s Inn

Children and staff welcomed a very special visitor to Gray's Inn this morning, King Charles III.

Photo of our Head, Rachel Thompson
April 2021

Meet our Head

We are excited to announce that Rachel Thompson will become the first head of our new junior school. We sat down with Rachel to hear about her vision for this exciting new project

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Learning

We place kindness and compassion at the heart of what we teach and offer a modern, forward-thinking and academically rigorous education which enables children to be creative, collaborative and independent thinkers.

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Wellbeing

Children leave the junior school ready to thrive at our senior schools, equipped with skills, experiences and friendships that will help them flourish throughout their lives.

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Admissions

City Junior School is a unique place to learn, and we are delighted that you are considering joining us. We aim to make the admissions process as seamless and transparent as possible. This section of our website reflects the most up-to-date information and dates for entry in the coming academic year.

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Maths

Royal Institution Primary Mathematics Masterclasses

We are delighted that three of our Year 5 pupils have been allocated places on the The Royal Institution's autumn series of Primary Mathematics Masterclasses.

We are delighted that three of our Year 5 pupils have been allocated places on the The Royal Institution's autumn series of Primary Mathematics Masterclasses.

These co-curricular workshops connect pupils with scientists and STEM enthusiasts, giving them an insight into the depth and breadth of these fields. The masterclasses take place on Saturday mornings, over a six-week period at The Royal Institution of Great Britain. Last Saturday, Ming-Yi, Cynthia and Anaya had the opportunity to meet Dr. Ems Lord from the University of Cambridge. Dr Ems is Director of NRICH at the Faculty of Education, and a Research Fellow in the Sciences at Clare Hall, University of Cambridge. She is also Chair of the Mathematical Association.

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Year 4 trip to The Hive

On Thursday, Year 4 visited The Hive at Epping Forest to take part in a fun outdoor learning day.

On Thursday, Year 4 visited The Hive at Epping Forest to take part in a fun outdoor learning day.

Each class had the opportunity to play fun team building games and exciting and creative den building! Here is what Year 4 had to say: "I very much enjoyed the den building. It was the best activity ever, even though it sometimes fell apart. Also, I loved the broad steps in the team building set up. It was great that my team won. I felt happy we won something together" - William "My favourite part of the trip was doing the obstacle course. It was fun to lead our friends around the course blindfolded!" - Ebba "I loved doing the low…