Elmwood Junior School, Lodge Road, Croydon, CR0 2PL
020 8684 4007

Time Tables Rock Stars

The school is now using Times Tables Rockstars to support children with learning and becoming fluent with their times tables. Each child has their own log in details and can use this fantastic resource at home to help with their times tables. The programme is also available as an app on the following platforms. Times…
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Healthy Harvest

The children’s hard work over the spring term has started to reap the rewards with our current harvest of fruit and vegetables. Our garden continues to provide the school kitchen with healthy produce which are added to the school dinners and salad bar.

Free Fun Football

We Make Footballers Croydon Academy are offering free football sessions over the summer holidays on behalf of McDonald’s. This is 3 weeks of free football in Croydon, New Addington, Mitcham and Streatham for children aged 5-11 year olds. Please can you spread this information in your School for parents to be aware of? We also…
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Mensah Edusport Summer Camps

Free summer activities for those in receipt of free school meals. Our Camp is running for the first 4 weeks of the summer holidays every Monday to Thursday.  If you are interested then please fill out this form: https://forms.gle/5jrEJEP1PZMbGpK48

Succulent Strawberries

It’s harvest time in the Elmwood garden and our children have been enjoying a side dish in their fruit salads at lunch.

The Queen’s Jubilee Flower Display

Please come and visit our flower display for the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee which the children helped design, plant and maintain. It is located on the lawn area by the main school gate.

Croydon Music & Arts Half-Term Activities

You will take part in an intensive two day workshop. Creating choreography, drama and music that will end in an exciting performance of your work! The workshop is free for anyone receiving Free School Meals and £40 for anyone else. Encanto Workshop Easter Course — Croydon Music & Arts (croydonmusicandarts.co.uk)

Maths in Gardening?

Mr Ozgu never misses an opportunity to discuss maths. Here he has organised the pots into four rows of six and asked the children to think mathematically and share what they could see. This week’s gardening group had a tour of our current crop and planted lots of sunflower seeds which you will hopefully see…
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How reading with your child supports their language and learning

For Year 3 and 4 Parents! Come and meet parents from both schools along with Miss Walsh, Mrs Kriesler and Elmwood Juniors’ Speech and Language Therapist, Natasha. There will be a presentation from the therapist followed by an opportunity to ask questions or speak to the SaLT or SENCos.

Summer Flowers

The children are busy unpacking our summer flowers. Some of these will be used in our pots outside the school and some will be used to create a display of red, white and blue flowers to commemorate the platinum jubilee of Queen Elizabeth II.

Mint Delivery

Although we are yet to plant our spring crop, the mint that the children planted in STEM Week 2021 is in full flow so we made sure we delivered lots to the kitchen for our school lunches.

Girl’s Football Update

Cup Matches Elmwood 6 vs 2 Atwood Elmwood 11 vs 0 St Josephs Elmwood 1 vs 0 Park Hill Elmwood 3 vs 2 Gresham Primary Our team of 14 girls have shown tremendous resilience and sportsmanship during this exciting and ongoing league and cup fixture. So far, we are yet to lose a league or…
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Easter Lunch

Join us on the 30th March for a special Easter Themed Lunch!

Free Neurodiversity in Families online workshop

This is being led by Dr Joanne Riordan, Independent Educational and Child Psychologist.  Please find details attached.To register for the 10-11.30am workshop on the 31st March, please use the below link. https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/neurodiversity-in-families-registration-276789243077 To register for the 7.30-9pm workshop on the 31st March, please use the below link. https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/neurodiversity-in-families-registration-276849754067 Please only register for 1 event.  If you can no longer attend, please…
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Scholastic Book Club – Spring 2022

Reading has never been more fun! Let’s Celebrate 25th Anniversary of World Book Day – Thursday, 3rd March 2022! WORLD BOOK DAY TOKENS To celebrate World Book Day (3rd March, 2022), every child will receive a BOOK TOKEN worth £1.00, which is sponsored by National Book Tokens. ‘You Are A Reader’ is the theme for…
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World Book Day 2022

On Thursday 3rd March, Elmwood Junior School celebrated World Book Day! Every pupil received a £1 Book Token that was sponsored by National Book Tokens. Children and staff dressed up as their favourite characters with special prizes awarded! Children and adults shared in their love of reading by listening to audio books, watching a video message from ‘Jamie…
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