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We are delighted to welcome you to our school website. Please enjoy the opportunity to learn more about us.

Year 4 History Lesson


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.


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
  • Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead (DDSL) is Mrs Anne-Marie Gordon

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 10:30
  • Lunch Break 12:15
  • End of School Day 3:30

“Staff go above and beyond supporting and helping my child grow.”

South Petherton Junior School

“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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