Events

The office

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Newsletters

Keep up to date with our news and events

Newsletters are fortnightly and the links to this page are sent to parents and carers through ParentMail.

This week's newsletter:

8th November 2019

Previous newsletters

18th October 2019

4th October 2019
20th September 2019
6th September 2019
22nd July 2019
17th May 2019 
29th March 2019 
25th January 2019 

 All documets are PDF files and can be opened using Adobe Reader which is free and can be downloaded here.

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Clubs and wrap-around care

Extra-curricular provision for children and families

After school clubs

Monday

  • Stage club
  • Code club

Wednesday

  • Judo club

Thursday

  • Gym club

Please contact the school office if you require more information.

Wrap-around care

In collaboration with Chandag Infant School and ZEST, we are now running ZEST child care - after school childcare for families of pupils attending either schools.

A before school breakfast club will operate at Chandag Infant School and an after school activities club will operate from the Junior School. Both will be open to children from Infant and Junior settings.

Please contact the school office for more information.

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Term dates

2019/2020

Term 1

Start: Monday 2nd September 2019
Staff training day: Monday 2nd and Tuesday 3rd September 2019
Additional training day: Friday 25th October 2019
Finish: Friday 25th October 2019

Term 2

Start: Monday 4th November 2019
Staff training day: Monday 4th November 2019 WMAT Conference. Closed to pupils
Finish: Friday 20th December 2019

Term 3

Start: Monday 6th January 2020
Staff training day: Friday 14th February 2020
Finish: Friday 14th February 2020

Term 4

Start: Monday 24th February 2020
Finish: Friday 3rd April 2020 

Term 5

Start: Monday 20th April 2020
Staff training day: Friday 22nd May 2020
Finish: Friday 22nd May 2020

Term 6

Start:Monday 1st June 2020
Staff training day: Monday 20th July 2020
Finish: Monday 20th July 2020

Public holiday

  • 25th December 2019 Christmas Day
  • 26th December 2019 Boxing Day
  • 1st January 2020 New Year's Holiday
  • 10th April 2020 Good Friday
  • 13th April 2020 Easter Monday
  • 4th May 2020 May Day Bank Holiday
  • 25th May 2020 Spring Bank Holiday

Printer-friendly version: term dates 2019-2020 (Pdf, 49kb)

2020-2021

Term 1

Staff training days: Tuesday 1st and Wednesday 2nd September 2020
Start:
 Thursday 3rd September 2020
Finish: Friday 23rd October 2020

Term 2

Staff training day: Monday 2nd November 2020 WMAT conference 
Start: Tuesday 3rd November 2020
Finish: Friday 18th December 2020

Term 3

Staff training day: Monday 4th January 2021
Start:
 Tuesday 5th January 2021
Finish: Friday 12th February 2021

Term 4

Start: Tuesday 23rd February 2021
Finish: Thursday 1st April 2021

Term 5

Start: Monday 19th April 2021
Finish: Thursday 27th May 2021

Term 6

Start:Monday 7th June 2021
Finish:Wednesday 21st July 2021

Please note: There are two additional staff training days yet to be determind.

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School payments

ParentMail PMX

We have invested in ParentMail PMX which allows you to make one payment for all your children and for a number of items, including dinner money and trips etc. You receive an email receipt for each payment and you can see at a glance how much dinner money there is in your account. The school will not accept payment for any item in cash. If you would like advice about setting up PMX please contact the school office.

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School meals

Welcome to Zest, the Multi Academy Trust's in-house catering service

Zest is proud to say it delivers great homemade food using fresh, healthy, local ingredients at an affordable price for our staff and students to enjoy.

See Zest's menu:  Autumn Term 2019

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PTA

Get involved in fundraising to enrich the children's experiences at CJS

We have a thriving PTA here at Chandag Junior School and hold a variety of events throughout the year. Our aim is to provide experiences and facilities for the children beyond those funded by the school. Our events are social occasions for both children and parents and we have a lot of fun.

We are always looking for new ideas, both to raise funds and give the children new experiences. The PTA is only as successful as the support it receives and we look forward to welcoming parents of children every new school year. You will be invited to the AGM in September where you will learn more about our activities.

We look forward to your support in the coming year.

Email: pta@chandagjuniorschool.org.uk

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Admissions

Information and link to B&NES admissions process

If you are intending to apply for a place at our school then you may be interested to read our admissions policy

For more information on school admissions in Bath and North East Somerset Council please see a primary school for your child booklet 

The deadline for appliying for a primary school place in 2019 is 14th January 2019.

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Attendance

Review the policy for attendance

Please see our school attendance policy (Pdf, 775kb)

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Uniform

School policy and ordering links

The vast majority of our parents and children ensure that full uniform is worn every day to school; thank you for making the children feel proud of being part of this super school!

A small number of children are repeatedly attending with trainers (not school shoes), flamboyant hair bands (not plain, simple bands as we have stated before) or coloured nail varnish. None of this is appropriate for school and should be saved for the holidays. Any child not wearing the correct uniform will be asked to have a conversation at home with their parents and ensure they attend correctly dressed the following day. Parents will be phoned directly to address this. In the event of broken footwear we expect a letter from parents to inform us, and for this to be remedied the next weekend.

If you are unsure, please contact the school office for guidance.

Details of the Chandag School uniform (Pdf, 23kb).

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School closure

Once the decision has been made by the Headteacher to close the school due to bad weather, we will warn parents and carers via our ParentMail system.

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The school day

School starts: 8.40am
Registration: 8.50am - 9.05am
Assembly on Mondays: 9.10am - 9.35am
Assemblies on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday: 2.50pm - 3.10pm
Lunchtime:12.10pm - 1.05pm
School finishes: 3.15pm

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Vacancies

Current vacancies

At Chandag Junior School we are committed to the protection and safety of its pupils.

The school complies with the DBS Code of Practice in regard to criminal record information; it will not discriminate unfairly against any applicant on the basis of a conviction or other information revealed.

Our current vacancies are routinely advertised on the following websites:

1. Chandag Junior School eTeach site

2. Wellsway Multi Academy Trust Careers site

2. Wellsway Multi Academy Trust eTeach site

3. DfE teaching vacancies site

 

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