Newsletter #26 - Thursday 4th June 2020

Newsletter #26 - Thursday 4th June 2020
​Here is the news, as we welcomed back Nursery, Reception, Year One and Year Six!   Download PDF File Here
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Lovely to see you once again!

Lovely to see  you once again!
​We have had a lovely day in school, learning and playing safely. Did you like the teachers' rainbow t-shirts?Most of Year 6 children were in school, but fewer Nursery, Reception and Year One. Let's hope more will come in, when they hear what a great day the children had!
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What to bring to school

What to bring to school
​We ask for children to bring the minimum number of things to school tomorrow. However, it may be a few things, so we realise children may need a small bag to carry them. Please make sure the bag is clearly labelled with your child's name, and be as small as possible. Your child may be bringing:* Your child's "Return to school story" - which was in...
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Important information for Wednesday

Important information for Wednesday
Nursery, Reception, Year One and Year Six will be returning to school on Wednesday 3rd June. To keep everyone safe, it is important that everyone follows these rules:* Only one adult from each family to bring the children to school.* Please do not arrive before 8:30am.* Enter through the right-hand gate - marked with an "In" sign. Exit is through t...
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Further details about the wider reopening of school

Further details about the wider reopening of school
"Good morning. I hope you had a good Bank Holiday weekend and are managing to safely enjoy the beautiful weather.I'm sure you're aware that school is getting ready to welcome back some year groups next week. From Wednesday 3rd June, Reception, Year One and Year Six children will be able to return to school full-time. Nursery children too will be we...
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The wider reopening of schools

The wider reopening of schools
Yesterday the Governing Body approved plans to welcome back some year groups after half-term, if the Government's five key targets for Stage Two of opening up the country from lockdown are met.It was agreed that from Wednesday 3rd June, Reception, Year One and Year Six will come back full-time. The Nursery class will be divided into two g...
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Message from Mr Langford

Message from Mr Langford
Good morning. It is Monday morning on the final week of this half-term like no other. The vast majority of our children are still learning at home, waiting to see when they will come back to school. In the next couple of hours, your teachers will be blogging this week's home-learning tasks. Remember – the work set on Monday, every child should do. ...
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The Prime Minister's announcement

The Prime Minister's announcement
This evening the Prime Minister gave us the first details of our route out of lockdown and the possible reopening of schools to more pupils. He told us that, if the rate of infection continues to fall, that the children of Reception, Year One and Year Six may be able to return to school next half-term, from 1st June. Parents will have many que...
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Grammar school entrance exams

Grammar school entrance exams
Registration for the optional entrance test for admission to the eight Grammar Schools in Birmingham in September 2021 is now open. The deadline for registering for the test is 4pm on Friday 26 June 2020.Parents can find more information about the test and can register their child for the test by visiting www.birminghamgrammarschools.orgChildren on...
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Expect our call

Expect our call
Teachers will be phoning each family over the next few days, to hear how you're getting on. It will be lovely too to speak to the children and hear their news. Where there are siblings in the school, expect just one call this week and the children's other teachers will call later in the term. 
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Keeping safe online

Keeping safe online
Given the current situation, children are likely to be online more often. The below links are useful to parents and carers of children - the NSPCC one has top tips on various different aspects of online safety such as online games, parental controls, internet connected devices etc. and the internet matters link has a variety of different leafl...
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Earth Day 2020 - bees are our friends

Earth Day 2020 - bees are our friends
A lovely activity - a fun game that really brings home how hard bees work to make our environment beautiful. Go to google.co.uk and click on the Google symbol. 
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Newsletter #25 - Thursday 19th March 2020

Newsletter #25 - Thursday 19th March 2020
file File Name: Suggested-daily-schedule-at-home File Size: 13 kb Download File Here is this week's newsletter. We have also shared (on the right) an editable Word document of the suggested home daily schedule.    Download PDF File Here
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Editable daily schedule for home learning

Editable daily schedule for home learning
File Name: Suggested-daily-schedule-at-home File Size: 13 kb Download File ​You are able to download this Word document and tailor it to suit you. Please do make sure you continue to give your child a varied day, with arts and crafts, music and physical activity alongside the academic work.
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Schools closing on Friday

Schools closing on Friday
The government has announced that all schools will close at the end of this week for the large majority of children. Your child will bring home a pack of learning activities on Thursday (Nursery had theirs on Wednesday). Further updates will be given in the class blogs, if the closure is extended into the Summer term. We are currently awaiting...
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Swimming cancelled - Monday 16th March

Swimming cancelled - Monday 16th March
Moseley Road Baths have informed us that they have a problem with the pumps. It should be fixed early next week, but there will be no lessons for our Y4 and Y5 classes this Monday (16th March). 
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Newsletter #24 - Thursday 12th March 2020

Newsletter #24 - Thursday 12th March 2020
Read the latest news here...    Download PDF File Here
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Don't panic!

Don't panic!
Seen recently on Facebook..."I'm a doctor and an Infectious Diseases Specialist. I've been at this for more than 20 years seeing sick patients on a daily basis. I have worked in inner city hospitals and in the poorest slums of Africa. HIV-AIDS, Hepatitis,TB, SARS, Measles, Shingles, Whooping cough, Diphtheria...there is little I haven't been expose...
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Y3 to Y6 trip

Y3 to Y6 trip
​Many thanks to the office and teaching staff for putting together a trip for Y3 to Y6 at the last minute, after the Big Bang Science Fair was cancelled. We are sure the children are going to have a great day, out in the fresh air. Ideally they should wear wellies or sturdy waterproof shoes, but old trainers may suffice - just tell them to kee...
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Newsletter #23 Thursday 5th March 2020

Newsletter #23 Thursday 5th March 2020
This week's newsletter, with schools' guidance on the coronavirus.    Download PDF File Here   Download PDF File Here   Download PDF File Here
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