Commemorating 100 years since the end of WW1 at Bournes Green Infant School.

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As part of the SECAT academy, Bournes Green Infant School took part in a Legacy Box project with activities to commemorate 100 years since the end of WW1. Staff and children embraced the unique ‘box drop’ of artefacts from the period to trigger a wide range of activities. The children researched artefacts such as soldiers’ boots, trench food tins and … Read More

Reading Challenge Success

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Bournes Green Infant School had the largest number of children out of all the local schools who successfully took part in the library reading challenge this summer. Greg Simmonds from Southend Libraries Services presented a cup to our school in an assembly for this great achievement. He also presented certificates to all those who completed the challenge of reading 6 … Read More

Sports Week

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The children have had great fun during our Sports Week! They have been extremely active and experienced lots of different sports from Boccia, Wing Chun to Parkour! We were privileged at the beginning of the week to be joined by Olympic medallist Montel Douglas, who delivered an inspirational presentation to the children, and then led them in their sponsored circuit … Read More

Fire Visit to Year 2

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Year 2 had a very exciting afternoon learning all about fire. We were lucky enough to have a real life fire engine and fire fighters visit us. They showed us all of the equipment inside the fire engine; we even got to try on some of fireman Sam’s uniform! Listening to the radio was brilliant and we got to see … Read More