We produce a weekly newsletter for parents called JBuzz.  It comes out on a Friday afternoon.  JBuzz is our main route of communication with parents and carers. We encourage parents to read it electronically and you can download it below.

We automatically send out the school newsletter,  JBuzz by email, if you don’t receive it, please send an email to including your name and the name(s) and -class(es) of your children attending the school.

JBuzz Friday 30th April 2021 Story Sacks Sessions Little Creative Chef Poster April & May 2021 Superkids Half-Term Club

JBuzz Friday 23rd April 2021

Friends of John Ball volunteer requirements 2021-22


JBuzz Friday 26th March 2021

Hamptons Easter Egg Trail ENTRY FORM

Hamptons Easter Egg Trail Instructions April 2021

Foodbanks open or closed over Easter Bank Holiday 2021

Perform Drama and Dance classes flyer

Trinity Laban Flyer March 2021


JBuzz Friday 19th March 2021

Top Tips for Parents – The Primary Years


JBuzz Friday 12th March 2021

Superkids Easter Holiday Club John Ball 2021

Yoga Flyer

Top Tips for Parents – Single Parenting


JBuzz Friday 5th March 2021

Superkids Easter Holiday Club 2021

Rapid lateral flow testing for households and bubbles of school pupils and staff

Blackheath School of Dance Flyer March 2021

Top Tips for parents – Foster and Adoptive parents

Sedgehill Academy Information Evening


JBuzz Friday 26th February – 2021

NHS cuts to key services in Lewisham – sign the petition

Top Tips for Parents – The Primary Years

Child Accident Prevention Trust flyer

Free online support – Qwell flyer


JBuzz Friday 12th February – 2021

How to support your children’s well-being

When emotions explode flyer

Bottle Moments

Greenwich Theatre – Sir Willoughby’s Challenge oline adventure

FREE Creative Courses to Promote Wellbeing for Adult Residents of Greenwich

Lewisham Council Information for help and support

Top-Tips for Parents Family Traditions

Hungry Little Minds

Christ’s Hospital School Invites Bursary Applications for September 2022 entry


JBuzz Friday 5th February 2021

Internet Safety Training for John Ball parents



Choristership Flyer 2021


JBuzz Friday 29th January 2021

COVID-19 Vaccine Fraud Guide

Free Zoom art sessions


JBuzz Friday 22nd January 2021

Top-Tips-for-Parents – Raising Children in a Digital Age

Performing Arts classes

Rock Choir Flyer


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For starting school September 2021 

You are automatically on the waiting list of any school of higher preference choice to the one you are offered.  

Waiting list for Lewisham Community Schools will not be available until after 31st May 2021. Parents are asked not to ring before this date.

However, if you require any other information, please do not hesitate to contact the admissions officer via 02088521601 or


  • Parents wishing to lodge appeals should do so by Friday 14th May 2021.
  • For community schools in Lewisham parents should contact Jasmine Kassim, on Tel: 0208 314 8577
  • Appeals lodged after Friday 14th May 2021 will not be heard until September 2021.

More information on the process and for Appeals can be found here:-