Friends of SJS

Hello and welcome to the Friends of Stocksbridge Junior School Page!

About Us:

We are a team of staff, parents and members of the local community, working together to:

  • Help organise and run fun, friendly events and activities
  • Encourage the children, staff, parents and carers of the school to get to know each other a little better
  • Spread the word about how great our school is by building stronger links with our local community
  • Raise money for things that will make your time at Stocksbridge Junior School EVEN better

We are always looking for new members so please get in touch if you are interested in joining us.

Committee Members:

Chair: Mrs Cheryl Saville

Secretary: Miss Sophie Hicks

Treasurer: Mrs Amanda Proost

Future meeting dates:

All meetings will take place in the school library at 3.15pm.

  • 10th September 2019 – Welcome Back & Planning for Macmillan Coffee Morning
  • 8th October 2019 – AGM Meeting
  • 15th October 2019 – Planning for Children In Need & Christmas Fair
  • 5th November 2019 – Planning for Christmas Fair
  • 25th February 2020 – Planning for the Easter Pop up Shop
  • 28th April 2020 – Planning for Summer Fair / Sponsored Event
  • 19th May 2020 – Planning for Summer Fair
  • 2nd June 2020 – Planning for Summer Fair

Dates for your diary:

  • 27th September 2019 – Macmillan Coffee Morning
  • 17th October 2019 – Halloween Film Night
  • 22nd & 23rd October 2019 Pre Loved Uniform Pop up Shop
  • 15th November 2019 – Children In Need
  • 5th December 2019 – Christmas Fair
  • 11th February 2020 Valentine’s Photo Booth
  • 14th February 2020 – Valentine’s Bun Sale
  • 27th March 2020 – Easter Pop up Shop
  • 19th May 2020 – Sponsored Event
  • 18th June 2020 – Summer Fair

Latest news from friends of SJS

Y6 Girls Excel in League Football Cup

The Y6 girls' football team played in the League Football Cup on Wednesday 23rd October. There were 5 teams in total and matches were played in a round-robin style. It was fantastic to see such a high standard of football from all girls teams on the night....

Y6 enjoy Bikeability cycle training

This year our Y6 children have had the opportunity to take part in Bikeability cycle training. The course gives our young people the skills and confidence to cycle safely by learning and developing basic riding skills on the yard, then progressing onto the quiet roads...

The new cross country season is now underway!

The new cross country season is now underway and we are looking for children who would like to represent Stocksbridge Junior School at the next race on Saturday 12th October. In order to take part, parents or a family member will be required to provide transport to...

Y6 Sports Leaders

15 children from Y6 have been selected to become Sports Leaders this year. They were selected based on their positive attitude and leadership skills in PE lessons. They all participated in a training session with Mrs Foster on Thursday afternoon this week, where they...

Y6 Sports Leaders

15 children from Y6 have been selected to become Sports Leaders this year. They were selected based on their positive attitude and leadership skills in PE lessons. They all participated in a training session with Mrs Foster on Thursday afternoon this week, where they...

SJS Fun Run 2019 and Special Guest – Nicola Squires

On Wednesday this week, SJS hosted a fun run for all the schools in the local area. This fantastic opportunity came about from a remarkable athlete called Nicola Squires who ran from sunrise to sunset and covered over 40 miles to raise the money for this event. Nicola...

Rugby Coaching @ SJS

In partnership with the rfu, Stockbridge Junior School was able to take part in a rugby initiative that aimed at getting children playing rugby with their local club. We had fully qualified rugby coaches in who delivered some fantastic and energetic lessons. They...

Healthy Week – Fencing

A big thank you to Helen from Links Sports Partnership who came into school to lead some fencing. The sessions were fun, energetic and very enjoyable and all the children were 'En-garde'. They had the chance to put on all the safety equipment and take part in a bout...

Healthy Week – Smoothie Bike

In addition to all the healthy physical activities, we wanted to have some sessions around food and to give children a chance to try new tastes, and to introduce them to some fruits they may not have tried before. The fun part was mixing the fruits together on our...