Whole School Events
Christmas at Bidbury
Christmas was a very busy time, as usual. The Nearly New Sale had many donations, all of which found it's way to new homes. Thank you to everyone who kindly donated - this event couldn't have happened otherwise. The Christmas Shop was well attended and we hope everyone liked the gifts chosen for them. Our joint Carol Service with the Infant School saw many of you joining us to celebrate the season. The Year 4 production of 'Baubles' was a great success too.
Tree Planting at Bidbury
On Saturday 23rd November we planted some trees! Year 3 children and parents were invited to come along (with a spade) to help with the planting. It will be a great opportunity for them to watch the trees grow during their time at the school.
It's begining to look alot like Christmas as Bidbury Junior School! On Wednesday 11th December was our Decoration Morning! Each year group were responsible for making different decorations that were hung in the school hall! Thank you to all the parents that were able to come and help their children!
On Friday 22nd November we held a Shine day were children came to school in bright vloths for "Your time to Shine". This day was to raise the imporatance of wearing bright clothing when out and about - especially when using bikes and scooters! The day ended with a bright disco in the hall!
On 11th November each Year group help a remembrance Tea party were parents were invited in to join their children for Remembrance Day. Each year group sang remembrance Day songs as parents enjoyed coffee and rock cake! Thank you for to all the parents that were able to attend!
We are working very closley with Bidbury Pre School who come and have a lesson with Mr Marsh everyweek. This includes PE lessons and even Cooking classes! Bidbury Pre School also came and enjoyed a harevest Lunch over with some older siblings!
The PTA held another successful on 7th November raising more than £700! Thank you to the parenst that were able to help on the night!
Harvest Lunch 23rd September 2019
Thank you to all the parents that joined us for Harvest Lunch!
Thank you to all the parents that donated food for our Harvest donations, that was distributed to local residence and the Beacon Food bank.
PTA Happy's Big Top Circus
On Sunday 2nd June we welcomed Happy's Big Top Circus to Bidbury Junior School. The PTA arranged for the circus to put on action packed 2 hour performance for our local community! It was a FANTASTIC event that was enjoyed by all the families that attended!
"Guess my job!"
On 23rd May 2019 we held our 4th Careers Day called "Guess My Job". Students had to guess the job of external employers by asking them questions in a 5 minute slot. The purpose of this day was to expose the children a varierty of differnt jobs. The children had to work in groups by asked questions to gather as much information from the employers to try and guess their precise job. It was a fantastic event organised by Hampshire Futures!
We received some lovely comments from the employers. Have a read of that they said here:
Chicks at Bidbury Junior School
There was a rumble of excitement around Bidbury Junior School as our hatching kit arrived on Thursday 23rd April. There were 8 eggs within the cage. The first egg hatched on Friday 24th April and we were very lucky to watch it happen! Over the coming weeks, 6 more eggs hatched and were named by the children.
World Book Day 2019
What an amazing World Book day we had at Bidbury Junior School! All students (and staff) came dressed in their PJ's as our theme was based around Bedtime reading. After school, we had around 100 parents and siblings come and read with our students.
Thank you to all the parents and students for making it a lovely World Book Day at Bidbury Junior School
On World Book Day we also launched the Bidbury sponsored read! For more information regarding the sponsored read please see the attached letter. http://www.bidburyjuniorschool.co.uk/whole-school-1/
All the children have been set a challenge... Can you help your child win a prize?!
The challengers are:
1) Student who has read the most in year 3
2) Student who has read the most in year 4
3) Student who has read the most in year 5
4) Student who has read the most in year 6
5) Overall school student who has read the most
6) Student who can take the best picture of them reading in the most unusual place!
Year 5/ 6 Interview Morning - 05th March 2019
As part of the PDL curriculum and in partnership with Hampshire Futures, all students in year 5 and 6 had to apply for a job and were interviewed by a range of external providers. All students performed amazing in their interviews and received glowing feedback from the external professionals!
Careers Day - 13th December 2018
On Thursday 13th December 2018 Bidbury Junior School held their first Careers Day. We were privileged enough to be the first Junior school to roll this programme out as part of Hampshire Futures. All children visited workshops delivered by a variety of different professionals ranging from British Transport Police & Network Rail, Hampshire and IOW Air Ambulance, Solent Costal Team and St Johns Ambulance. It was a fantastic day with enthusiastic engagement from all our students.