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  • Jarbola a success again at the amazing FODS Easter Fair

    Published 28/03/24

    On the last day of term we held the Easter Fair – so much effort from the children, parents and staff – especially Miss Barnett to ensure the whole school community had a brilliant, sugar-fuelled send off for the well deserved Easter break.

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  • Year 4 children perform onstage at The Grange Festival!

    Published 27/03/24

    Our Year 4 cohort performed their original compositional response to the River Meon on stage this week.  The performance was part of the Wild Isles creative project inspired by WWF and Sir David Attenborough’s work.

    Parents have already had the opportunity to see the children perform; this was the children’s opportunity to perform on a famous stage with ten other schools linked to the Winchester University / Grange Festival project.  They were amazing and had the most incredible experience!

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  • Planting an orchard with our Green Team

    Published 27/03/24

    Following on from recently being successful with acquiring 10 tree saplings from the Tree Council, members of the Year 6 School Council and our Green Team, helped to plant trees on our school grounds this week.

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  • World Book Day event.

    Published 21/03/24

    Mrs Daniells, at the Roving Bookshop, seen explaining her clever new library initiative.

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  • Droxford Junior Schools' grounds appear in a new book.

    Published 15/03/24

    An extensive case about the transformation of our school grounds appears in a landmark book on Sustainability and Climate Change and Outdoor Education in schools.  The study highlights how we developed the grounds from a plain green space to an engaging outdoor space for learning and play.  We have gained a lot of wider attention because of our work - including that with the South Downs National Park.

    The book was also launched our school too!

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  • Amazon wish list - a huge success!

    Published 04/03/24

    Our Finance Officer, Mrs Sam Paine recently launched an Amazon wish list to invite parents to purchase resources for the school.  Funds are tight at the moment due to reduced funding streams.  This innovative strategy has given parents and the wider community the opportunity to make a difference.  Thank you all so much.  We continue to add to the list all the time.

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  • Year 5 STEM club

    Published 05/02/24

    The Drox car is being put through it's paces again in preparation for the 2024 season.  The team of 10 (plus parents) are busying themselves for the completion at South Downs College later in the month.  They are also building the second, yet two be named MK2 car.

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  • FODS Christmas Fair raises over £1100!

    Published 08/12/23

    The FODS Christmas Fair - organised by FODS and Miss Barnett with stalls run by children and parents, was a wonderful success!

    All your hardwork raised well over £1000.  It was such a fun evening with everyone having a lovely time.  Thank you all for taking part.

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  • Year 6 residential: Calshot

    Published 15/11/23

    Another successful adventure for our Year 6 children, who enjoyed many outdoor challenges including skiing!

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  • Droxford Junior School as an Ambassador School

    Published 31/10/23

    We are now Hampshire's first and only South Downs National Park Ambassador School - and the new logo (see below and newsletter article) proves it!

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