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.

  • 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:

  • 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 Football Festival

Y6 Football Festival

Our Y6 football team had the opportunity to improve their footballing skills at a festival down at the Stocksbridge High School. The sport leaders put on some skill sessions and officiated the games. Oughtibridge also attended and gave us a real good game with some...

School Games Mark Gold!

School Games Mark Gold!

The School Games Mark is a government led awards scheme launched in 2012 to reward schools for their commitment to the development of competition across their school and into the community. Participating in this process allows schools to evaluate their PE provision...

Sportshall Athletics Local Cluster Competition

Sportshall Athletics Local Cluster Competition

At SJS, we have an abundance of fantastic athletes so we decided to take 2 teams of 20 children to the first round of the Sportshall Athletics Competition. Both Deepcar and St.Annes also attended with the winning team progressing through to the Link Finals. SJS Black...

Sport Leaders Leadership Academy

Sport Leaders Leadership Academy

Two of our exceptional Sports Leaders, Sophia and Flynn were invited to represent Stocksbridge Junior School at the Links School Sport Partnership Leadership Academy. This was held at All Saints Catholic High School. They both learnt how to become a Change 4 Life...

Cross Country League

Cross Country League

This weeks cross country league fixture was at Bradfield Secondary School on a very wet Saturday morning. A fantastic effort by our Stocky team with Harry finishing 116th, Flynn 45th and a personal best result from Rose with an amazing 13th place. Well done for...

Y6 Girls Excel in League Football Cup

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

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!

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

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

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...