St Thomas of Canterbury Junior School

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St Thomas of Canterbury
Church of England Junior School
Sawyers Hall Lane
CM15 9BX
Telephone: 01277 223651

School Hours - from September 2023
Gates open: 08:45Registration: 08:55Break: 10:30–10:45Lunch: 12:00-13:10End of school day: 15:25
Length of School Week: 32.5 hours
Latest News

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
St Thomas of Canterbury Primary School
Please click here to see the letter sent out to parents on Friday 1st September regarding information about the Primary School.
Ofsted Inspection 7th & 8th February 2023
Please click to see the letter sent to parents on 14th March 2023 and the Ofsted Report from our recent Inspection.
School Meals
Please click here to see the Catering letter, which contains information about school meals, as well as an explanation of eligibility for free school meals, and how you can register.
The current menu is availabe here.

Extra-Curricular Clubs Timetable
A copy of the timetable for clubs and extra-curricular activities for the Summer term will appear here shortly.
We use the Studybugs app to register absences - please download and sign up as soon as possible. Click on the image to go to 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.
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 chilren'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.

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!!
St Thomas of Canterbury Church of England Primary School

The new website for the Primary School is due to be launched at the end of this month.  In the meantime, documents published so far this year are available below.  If you have any questions, please contact the school office on 01277 223651 or at

This contains a reminder about the importance of punctuality and a reminder of early morning procedures, appointment of House Captains, Sports Captains, Music Captains and Mental Health Ambassadors, Midday Assistant vacancy, reminder about the importance of keeping the school a "nut-free" environment, staffing update (Mrs Keys), reminders about contact details and administering medicines in school, Harvest Collection (Brentwood Foodbank), contacting staff, Secondary School applications and flu vaccinations.

Curriculum Guides for Autumn Term 2023

Latest Newsletter

The latest newsletter is available here. It contains information about Infant School and Year 6 end-of-year performances and amounts raised for GOSH, Summer Reading Challenge, SmartyPants summer opening, staffing update, Confirmation service, Leavers' services, exercise books, school dinners from September 2023 and end-of-year reports.

Library Newsletter
Library Newsletter 5 - 25th May 2023

Previous Library Newsletters are available via the "PTA and News" tab.
Quick Links
A copy of the key priorities from the School Development Plan 2022-2023 can be found by clicking here.

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
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.

The 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.

Under 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.

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