South Farnborough Junior School aims to create a happy, caring and secure school environment in which all children know they are respected and encouraged to achieve their full potential.
South Farnborough Junior School is a non-denominational Junior School catering for boys and girls from seven to eleven years of age.
English, Mathematics, Science, ICT, Design and Technology, Religious Education, Geography, History , PE, Games and Music are all taught according to the national curriculum; in addition, there is provision for Peripatetic music teachers who visit weekly to teach violin, cello, percussion, flute, clarinet brass, keyboard and guitar. RE and collective worship follows the guidance given by the Hampshire County Council "Living Difference" and educates the children to have reflective approach to living; promote respect, understanding and tolerance for those who adhere to different faiths.
All the children are encouraged to participate in sporting activities and have 2 sessions of sport per week. Both boys and girls play a variety of sports such as football, rugby, netball, hockey and rounders at some point during the year. Children in year 5 also have a swimming program. In addition the school has numerous extracurricular clubs which are run by staff and some by outside agencies.
Assessment and Recording
Both formal and informal assessment is an integral part of our teaching and learning process. Our aims are to diagnose strengths and weaknesses in a child's learning, indicate the next stage in the learning process and to provide information on the experiences and achievements throughout the child's short career.
The children participate in several school visits during the year. Children are also given the opportunity to attend residential trips in years 3, 4 and 6.
The school doors are open from 8.40am. Registration starts at 8.55am and all children should be in class by this time. We have a morning & afternoon playtime of 15 minutes each, and lunchtime is 12pm - 1pm for the lower school children & 12:30pm - 1:30pm for the upper school children. School finishes at 3.40pm.
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