Our ‘Safer Internet Day’ is on 7 February 2017 and all parents/carers are invited to find out about what the children have been learning in order to keep them safe on-line. This is also an opportunity for you to ask any questions you might have and to share some useful tips.
There are to be 2 sessions for parents/carers – 2.30 pm – 3.30 pm and 5.30 pm – 6.30 pm. Full details are contained within the letter recently sent out to parents/carers – please click on this link Safer Internet Day
We were delighted to officially open our new playground equipment and Mason Turner, from 1JM (who raised the highest amount of money) cut the ribbon. The children are really enjoying playing on this equipment and it has really enhanced the facilities that are provided for the children. We thank you all for continuing to support the school and FoBS in the various fund raising events.
LUNCHTIME MEALS SUPERVISOR
We are looking to appoint a new member of our lunchtime team to supervise children and ensure lunchtimes operate smoothly and efficiently. Potential to work at other local schools serving meals supplied by Birchfield School desirable.
7.5 hours per week, Monday to Friday 12.05 noon to 1.35 pm, term time only.
£7.57 – £7.65per hour
Start date: asap
Closing date: 5.00 pm on 2nd February 2017
Interview date: w/c 6th February 2017
Please see the school website for further information and an application www.birchfieldprimaryschool.co.uk
On Thursday 26 and Friday 27 January 2017 we welcome 26 colleagues from 9 European countries (Belgium, Bulgaria, France, Italy, Lithuania, Portugal, Spain, Sweden and Turkey) who will be visiting our school as part of the ‘Erasmus’ project. As well as visiting our school, they will also be visiting some local sights such as the Willow and Wetlands Centre, Wells Cathedral and a little further afield Portsmouth and the Tower of London. This is a wonderful opportunity for our children and staff to make closer links with representatives from these schools.
On Friday we will also be holding an ‘official reception’ to which our Mayor will be attending and our lunch on both these days will represent the ‘Best of British’.
We are currently recruiting 2 x Pre-School Assistants.
Various hours / days available (term time only) £7.57 – £7.65 per hour (£14,615 -£14,771 pro rata salary), starting: asap.
We are looking to appoint a well organised, enthusiastic and motivated Pre-school Assistant to accommodate the expanding setting in their move to a new premises (still on site). The successful applicant will be a good team player, professional and able to communicate effectively with children, parents and staff. The successful candidate must be reliable and have a good knowledge and experience of working within the Early Years Foundation Stage curriculum and Statutory Framework. Candidates will have a flexible approach in promoting the development, welfare and potential of all children and have experience of key person responsibilities for children aged 2-4. You will hold a minimum of NVQ level 3. Please click here for a recruitment pack, or alternatively contact Lucy Mitchelson, Pre School Manager on 01935 429986 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Closing date: 2 February 2017 at 5.00pm
Interview date: 6 February 2017
Successful applicants will be notified by email prior to interview. If we have not contacted you by 6 February 2017, unfortunately you have not been shortlisted for interview.
The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All posts are subject to relevant employment checks and criminal background check via the disclosure procedure.
On Thursday 19 January 2017 we are having a Winnie The Pooh Hundred Acre Wood picnic theme day to celebrate the birthday of A.A. Milne. The menu for the day has therefore slightly changed and if you click on this link you will be able to read more about the picnic and place an order if you have not already ordered a meal for this day. I am sure the children will enjoy this fun day Winnie The Pooh – 19.01.17
Recently we have held these e-safety sessions every 2 years but with there being so much ICT related change we have decided to hold them annually. This year our Internet Safety day is 7 February. Come and find out how we can all work together to make the children’s experiences of ICT positive ones! Our meetings are 2.30 pm – 3.30 pm and 5.30 pm – 6.30 pm. If you have not received our information letter, please call into the school office to obtain a copy.