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.
Please click on the "Learning at Home" tab on the left hand side to see information and resources.
Update: DfE Guidance for Parents and Carers on the Closure of Education settings
Please click here to see guidance issued by the DfE on the closure of education settings. It includes inforrmation about the Easter holidays, examinations and educational resources and support.
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.


Letter to Parents regarding Phase 2 of re-opening school to Year 6
Please click here to see a copy of the letter sent home to parents on Tuesday 16th June regarding Phase 2 of the school re-opening to Year 6.
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.

Please find below the latest guidance for educational settings to reflect the announcements of the Government. There is a specific document relating to travel guidance following the Governments’ change of advice that all overseas trips should be cancelled.

COVID-19: guidance for educational settings
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.

School Meals
The new school menu, commencing after the Easter holidays (20th April 2020), is available here.
Please click here to see the Catering letter, which includes an explanation of eligibility for free school meals, and how you can register.

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 18 - 26th June 2020

The latest Newsletter is available here. It contains information about preparations for a virtual Sports Day and Challenge Week; staffing update (Mrs Moran to cover Mrs Watts maternity leave); congratulations to Mr Plush on becoming a grandad; New Classes announcement (10th July); School Dinner menus and ParentPay; returning to St Thomas' Church; announcement of safe arrival of Baby Watts.

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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