BJS Spanish Students getting ready for Easter

After learning about Spanish Easter traditions, Year 2 students showed again their creativity designing their own “Mona de Pascua”, the traditional Spanish cake for Easter.

Year 6 enjoying Eden Camp

Story Mapping

Reception class really got to grips with story mapping. The children worked collaboratively and independently and learned that stories are like a journey. This is really important in the early stages of learning to write a story; children need to understand that stories have a beginning, middle and end, characters, settings and plots. Playing with language and imagination at this age sets them up for successful literacy in the future. Our theatre workshop was another way that we explored how stories are created; we had a great time exploring the story of The Elves and the Shoemaker with the help of York Theatre Royal.

Bootham and the Chocolate Factory…

Year 5 chocolate factory was in full swing, ready for their open classroom on Thursday afternoon. All profits go to the school charity, WaterAid.

Fun in Ancient Egypt

Year 3 combined history, DT, physics and even a little maths to design their own shadufs, which ancient Egyptian farmers would have used to lift water from the Nile. They then created a large shaduf as a class and tested it out!

25 Year 6 Students passed Level 1 & 2 Bikeability. Well done all!

Read more about what the Junior School have been up to in the last few weeks…