Term dates



Autumn Term 2023

Staff INSET days
Monday 4 - Tuesday 5 September (school closed to pupils)
Induction day for Year 3 and Year 6 OG pupils
Wednesday 6 September, 9.30am - 12.30pm
Lessons begin
Thursday 7 September
Half term
Monday 16 - Friday 27 October
7+ entrance assessments
Friday 1 December (school closed to pupils)
Term ends
Friday 15 December at 12pm

Spring Term 2024

Staff INSET day
Monday 8 January (school closed to pupils)
Lessons begin
Tuesday 9 January
Half term
Monday 12 - Friday 16 February
Term ends
Friday 22 March at 12pm

Summer Term 2024

Staff INSET day
Monday 15 April
Lessons begin
Tuesday 16 April
Staff INSET day
Friday 24 May
Half term
Monday 27 - Friday 31 May
Term ends
Thursday 4 July at 12pm

Autumn Term 2024

Staff INSET days
Monday 2 - Tuesday 3 September (school closed to pupils)
Induction day for Year 3 and Year 6 OG pupils
Wednesday 4 September
Lessons begin
Thursday 5 September
Half term
Monday 21 October - Friday 1 November
7+ entrance assessments
Friday 29 November (school closed to pupils)
Term ends
Friday 13 December at 12pm

Spring Term 2025

Staff INSET day
Monday 6 January
Lessons begin
Tuesday 7 January
Half term
Monday 17 - Friday 21 February
Term ends
Tuesday 1 April at 12pm

Summer Term 2025

Lessons begin
Tuesday 22 April
Staff INSET days
Wednesday 14 - Friday 16 May
Half Term
Monday 26 - Friday 30 May
Term ends
Friday 4 July at 12pm

Grays Inn School

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…