St Thomas of Canterbury Junior School, Brentwood


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St Thomas of Canterbury
Church of England Junior School
Sawyers Hall Lane
CM15 9BX

01277 223651

Welcome to the website of St. Thomas of Canterbury Church of England Junior School. We hope you find all the following information useful and that it starts to give you a picture of our school. We hope you enjoy your visit!!

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Brentwood Collaborative Partnership

St Thomas of Canterbury Church of England Junior School is proud to be supporting and working with Kids Inspire through our membership of the Brentwood Collaborative Partnership (BCP). Please click on the Kids Inspire logo to visit their website.

Please click on the above logo to find out more about how to apply to train as a primary teacher.
Letter to Parents: Review of Entry Arrangements
Please click here to see a copy of the letter sent home on Thursday 3rd September regarding arrangements for children arriving at school, effective from Friday 4th September.
Letter to Parents regarding full opening of school from September 2020
Please click here to see a copy of the letter sent home to parents on 22nd July.
Also available here is the Government document: "Returning to primary school: what parents need to know".

SCHOOL MEALS - Packed Lunch Menu
Please click here to see the Catering letter, which explains the change to lunch provision from September 2020, as well as an explanation of eligibility for free school meals, and how you can register.

The new school menu for packed lunch only options, commencing on September 3rd 2020, is available here.

Update: DfE Guidance - What parents/carers need to know about schools in the autumn term.
Please click here to see guidance issued by the DfE on the opening of education settings. It includes inforrmation about safety in schools, attendance and exams.
Please click on the image below for advice on when to seek medical assistance if your child is injured or unwell during the coronavirus outbreak.


COVID-19 - Current Advice to schools
n terms of the advice that everyone should self -isolate if they are displaying symptoms of coronavirus, the guidance for this can be found by clicking here.
We use the Studybugs app to register absences - please download and sign up as soon as possible please.
Click the image to go the Studybugs website.


Please click here to see the flyer explaining how to set up Parenthub.
Request for Leave of Absence Form
Please click here to download a copy of the form to request a Leave of Absence.
This form is also available via our Policies page.

Details of the wide range of excellent clubs and activities that the pupils can get involved in this term is now available. As in previous terms, some activities are limited by number/invitation - please check the timetable for details.

We offer the facility for parents/carers to make payments online for activities.
The ParentPay facility allows a more efficient payment collection system in a secure and safe environment. Information is available here, and from

Do you need labels for your children's belongings?
Please click here to visit the website of labelplanet.
The school receives a higher commission if orders are placed via our website. Many thanks for your support.
School Uniform provider - Smartypants
Please click here to visit the website of our uniform provider, or click here to view their flyer, which gives information about how to contact them, and where they are located.
Mobile Phones in School
Please click here to see the letter, sent to parents in July 2015, outlining the School's policy regarding mobile phones in school.

School Library
By clicking on the Links button in the left hand menu, you will see a new link to the School Library page. Following the link will enable you to access the Library Catalogue, where you can browse the books available to your children.

Latest Newsletter

Newsletter 6 - 27th November 2020

The latest Newsletter is available here. It contains information about the start of Advent, temporary changes to parking arrangements in Sawyers Hall Lane, new arrangements for entry to the school site, Christmas: postbox; dinner and jumpers; Eucharist; class parties.

Quick Links

School Development Plan 2019-20

A copy of the key priorities from the School Development Plan 2019-20 can be found by clicking here.

2019 KS2 Performance Tables

Please click here to see the letter sent to parents setting out the 2019 Key Stage 2 Performance Tables, published on the 13th December 2019

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The links on the left can be used to navigate your way around the site to find out the information you are looking for. If you still have any questions after you have browsed, then please contact the school via the address shown above or by using the Enquiry page.

Information pages contains information on all the important aspects of the school, including sections about the school, the staff, school policies, reports and further information, and links to other sites of interest. The News section contains up-to-date news about school events, concerts and performances and sports fixtures which are taking place, or have just done so, as well as information on our numerous clubs and activities.

Newsletters you can find copies of all the newsletters that have been issued so far this school year. Calendar shows all the important dates for your diary for the current term, and the holiday dates for the school years. The Curriculum shows what the pupils are learning and doing this term, and the Links page in the left-hand menu will also take you to several excellent websites with fun things to look at which are relevant to the things we are doing in school at the moment.

If you access the site from a smartphone, you may find it quicker to use, and bookmark, the sitemap page, which will give you a text-only menu to navigate directly to where you want to go.

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