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Please see our last OFSTED report.

Vision & Values

We have a clear vision and set of core values that permeate throughout all aspects of school life.

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South Petherton Junior School has clear policies and procedures for Health & Safety, Behaviour, Anti-Bullying, Medicine and Confidential Reporting.

  • Designated Safeguarding Lead (DSL) is the Head teacher, Mrs Catherine Walker

There is also support and guidance from the Somerset Safeguarding Children Board. The school has adopted their model Child Protection policy.

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South Petherton Junior School is a Local Authority maintained Junior school. Admissions are managed by Somerset County Council Admissions team using the appropriate published admissions and over-subscription criteria.

If you are applying for a school place during the academic year – In-Year Admissions

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The School Day

  • Children Arrive From 8:45
  • Registration 9:00
  • Lessons Start 9:05
  • Break 11:00
  • Lunch Break 12:20
  • End of School Day 3:30

“South Petherton Junior school cares very much about the students’ safety, feelings and talents”

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“I love being a pupil at SPJS because the teachers are so kind-hearted and care very much about everyone”

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“Every morning when I get up, I’m excited to go to school”

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“SPJS is brimming with learning and fun!’

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