Bournes Green Junior School

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What is the school uniform? 

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What are the school start and finishing times?

School gates open at 8.40am and the bell rings for the start of school at 8.50am.

The bell rings for the end of school at 3.15pm.

What are the term dates? 

Click here for Term dates 2019/2020

What are the break and lunch times?

Break time is from 10.40am - 10.55am.

Lunch time is from  12.00pm - 1.10pm.

What happens if my child is unwell? 

Please phone the school before 10.00am each day of your child's absence on 01702 587913,
option 1, leaving a message to include your child's name, class, and reason they are absent.

If you child has sickness/diarrhoea the schools policy is to keep them off for 48 hours after the last episode. 

What happens if my child needs to take medication whilst at school?

If your child needs to take antibiotics, the school are able to administer this providing the dosage is 4 times a day or more.  If this is the case, please come to the school office to complete a medication form to hand in with your child's labelled medication.  Unfortunately, we are not permitted to administer any other medication unless we are provided with a letter from your G.P., or your child has an EHCP.

Do I need to provide a packed lunch?

Bournes Green do not have kitchen facilities so please provide your child with a labelled healthy packed lunch every day, including a water bottle for the classroom.

What is 'book look'?

This is an opportunity for you to come into your child's class straight after school most Wednesdays (this day is subject to change) and view your child's work.

What happens if I have a question for my child's teacher? 

Your child will be given a reading diary. You can use this to communicate with your child's teacher.  However if you need to speak in person please either phone the school office to make an appointment or alternatively you can email: office@bournesgreen-jun.southend.sch.uk

Where can I find lost property?

This can be accessed via the school office at the end of the school day only.

What is the PA?

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What is 'Cheeky Monkeys'?

This is our before and after school club and is solely run by Bournes Green Infant School. To book your child in, please either go into reception in the Infants to fill out a booking form or alternatively please call them on 01702 587099 for more information.