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  • Monday 29 November 2021 EPJS: The Home of New Age Kurling For the third year running EPJS hosted the annual locality New Age Kurling Competition. Children from across all four year groups pulled on the hallowed blue shirt and represented their school.
  • Thursday 25 November 2021 Team EPJS Take Honours at Boccia Festival Another sporting triumph for EPJS as Year 6 Boccia team take first place at festival of a dozen teams!
  • Wednesday 24 November 2021 Team EPJS represented by Year 4 in Festival of Handball For the first indoor sporting event this term, teams from 4C and 4RS pulled on the hallowed royal blue shirts and stepped up to represent EPJS. The competition, this time was handball.
  • Monday 22 November 2021 Race to the Frozen North: The Matthew Henson Story Matthew Henson was simply an ordinary man. That was, until Commander Robert E. Peary entered his life, and offered him a chance at true adventure. Henson would become navigator, craftsman, translator, and right-hand man on a treacherous journey to the North Pole. Defying the odds and the many prejudices that faced him to become a true pioneer. This is his incredible and often untold story. Particularly suitable for struggling, reluctant or dyslexic readers aged 8+
  • Wednesday 17 November 2021 Beetles for Breakfast: ... and Other Weird and Wonderful Ways We Could Save The Planet We all know the effects that climate change is having on our planet - but what about the strange, and creative ways that scientists are working to find practical and imaginative answers to these big problems? Following a day in the life of a child, we see how new green inventions could fit into everyday life, from brushing your teeth with biodegradable algae, to eating beetle burgers for lunch and coming home to do your homework with a pen with ink made from exhaust fumes. With a mixture of infographic-style artwork and topical, and funny facts from scientist Madeleine Finlay, children will love seeing familiar scenes with a futuristic twist. Open up to learn all about the cool, exciting and sometimes quite strange inventions that could be part of normal life in the future.
  • Tuesday 16 November 2021 Team EPJS bag a brace in Angmering Mile
  • Monday 8 November 2021 Football/Netball V Georgian Gardens Sport success against local rivals in football and netball
  • Monday 8 November 2021 Footballing Fireworks for Year 3 and 4 Year 3 and 4 teams at the locality football tournament
  • Monday 8 November 2021 Julia and the Shark
  • Wednesday 3 November 2021 Noughts and Crosses
  • Thursday 14 October 2021 Prospective parent tours Tours available for parents of children in Year 2 who are considering EPJS for their junior school education.
  • Wednesday 13 October 2021 Year 5 Basketball Team
  • Tuesday 12 October 2021 The Viewer by Gary Crew and Shaun Tan Inside, the box was crammed with treasures, each more intriguing than the last ... his eyes glistened with delight at the promise these wonders held ...An intricate, fantastical tale for young teens, written by Gary Crew, four-time winner of the CBC Book of the Year Award, and illustrated by Shaun Tan, winner of the Kate Greenaway Medal 2020.Young Tristan, a curious boy who rescues all sorts of objects from the rubbish dump, finds an old Viewmaster in its elaborate box, complete with a set of disks.He finds that these represent the ages of humankind, seen as a cyclical structure in which patterns of growth and decay are repeated.Tristan becomes more and more drawn in to the world of the disks, and eventually disappears.The book is full of metaphors and symbols of seeing and watching, circularity and never-endingness, in a complex, fantastical tale, which was Shaun Tan's first picture book.
  • Sunday 10 October 2021 Mixed Fortunes for EPJS versus St. Maragaret's Another triumph for the netball team; a slightly more mixed tale for the footballers, as EPJS met St Margaret's Primary at home.
  • Tuesday 5 October 2021 Orphans of the tide
  • Wednesday 29 September 2021 The wizard in my shed
  • Monday 27 September 2021 Phenomenal turn out for Team EPJS in Angmering Mile! A fantastic turnout of over 80 EPJS pupils contributed to our success in The Angmering Mile
  • Tuesday 21 September 2021 High Rise Mystery
  • Monday 20 September 2021 Welcome from Chris Seaton, CEO Please see a welcome video, below, from Chris Seaton, the CEO of Schoolsworks Academy Trust
  • Tuesday 7 September 2021 Homework at EPJS How we set and complete homework at EPJS, and introducing the new school planners.
  • Monday 23 August 2021 Return to School Please see a short video below from Mr Tidd about the return to school on Thursday 2nd September.
  • Wednesday 21 July 2021 July newsletter EPJS July 2021 newsletter
  • Monday 14 June 2021 The boy who grew dragons
  • Tuesday 8 June 2021 Sky Song
  • Wednesday 26 May 2021 May newsletter EPJS May 2021 newsletter
  • Monday 24 May 2021 The beast and the Bethany
  • Monday 17 May 2021 Darwin's Dragons
  • Tuesday 27 April 2021 Watercress
  • Friday 16 April 2021 New admissions for 2021 If you have received an official email from West Sussex County Council offering you child at place at East Preston Junior School for September 2021, then welcome to the EPJS family! 
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