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

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…
Read more

World Book Day – Lunch

Celebrate World Book Day on Thursday 3rd March with our book inspired school lunch!

NSPCC Number Day

Thank you to everyone who supported NSPCC Number Day, we raised an amazing £188.08!

World Book Day – Dress Up

World Book Day is being celebrated on Thursday 3rd March.  On this day we are inviting children to come into school dressed as their favourite book character.  We would love to see homemade costumes and do not expect parents to go to the expense of buying new costumes.  There will be a prize for the best…
Read more

Online Safety Superheroes!

To make children more aware about online safety, the digital leaders from Elmwood Junior School decided to host an Online Safety Heroes competition. Children had to design their own Online safety Superhero and describe how their hero would keep children safe online. Thank you for all the wonderful entries!  Here are our winners:

Children’s Mental Health Week 2022

Children’s Mental Health Week is taking place on 7-13 February 2022. This year’s theme is Growing Together.We will be encouraging children (and adults) to consider how they have grown, and how they can help others to grow. Growing Together is about growing emotionally and finding ways to help each other grow. Challenges and setbacks can help us to…
Read more

Free Half Term Activities

See below for some free activities in Croydon during the up-coming half term.

NSPCC Number Day

Friday 4th February is NSPCC Number Day! Don’t forget that we would like everyone to come to school on that day wearing something number related! In exchange, it would be great if children could bring in a donation for the NSPCC charity (we suggest £1 each) – which will be collected on the day. Click…
Read more

Winter Crop Update

The children have been busy measuring our winter garlic, onion and broccoli plants. Unfortunately, some of our onion bulbs became an evening snack for some local wildlife but our garlic and broccoli crop are doing well and should provide us lots of healthy produce to give to the school kitchen later in the spring.

Flu Clinics 2022

If your child missed, or didn’t have the ‘flu vaccination in school, and you wish them to have one, there are a range of dates available for your child to have one, please see below.

Parent online safety survey

Thank you in advance for completing this survey for us. Its purpose is to help us identify areas for development so that we can continue to work in partnership with you to improve how safely your child/children interact with online media. Please click here to complete a short survey about Online safety.  https://forms.gle/LqrpZwmKXxaW99ma7

Pizza Party!

Join us for a special Pizza Party lunchtime menu on the 20th January!

Reusable Water

Mr Ozgu is explaining to the children the benefits of using rain water to water our plants. Harvested rainwater is much better for plants, lawns, flowers, fruit and vegetables than tap water. Rainwater is packed with wholesome nutrients, unlike tap water which is often treated with chemicals and chlorine. Plants and vegetables also flourish more…
Read more

Happy Retirement Mrs Read!

After 34 years working at Elmwood Junior School, 14 years of those as head teacher, Mrs Read is leaving our school to enjoy her retirement! Every member of staff and pupils, both past and present extend our best wishes to Mrs Read and hope she enjoys her retirement – but she’s not going too far…
Read more