Birchfield Tournament – 24 May 2018

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Our annual Birchfield Tournament is taking place here on Thursday 24 May 2018 from 4 pm.  This is a football and netball event with many local schools taking place.  This is an annual event and it would be lovely to see parents, carers, family and friends supporting the children in this event.

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School Fete – 30 June 2018

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Our school fete is being held on Saturday 30 June 2018 commencing at 12 noon.  Further details will be sent our nearer the event but please put this date in your diary and we look forward to you joining us at our annual event which is run by FoBS

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Erasmus Italian Trip

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6 of our Y5 pupils, accompanied by Mr Culham and Miss Lilley, have gone to Italy for a week as part of the Erasmus project.  They are having a great time away and have already visited Pompeii, Sorrento, a railway museum, a turtle conservation project, a school and there are more exciting things to come.

 

 

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Year 3 Residential Trip

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Here are some photos from the recent Year 3 residential trip to Cornwall. It was also one of our students birthday while we were there and celebrated with cake!

 

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FOBS Bingo Event – 27 April 2018

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FOBs are holding another family bingo evening on Friday 27 April 2018 – eyes down at 7.30 pm.  Full details are on their recent newsletter.

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Non School Uniform Day – 20 April 2018

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On Friday 20 April 2018, children are invited to wear non-school uniform in exchange for a donation of £1 to support FoBS fundraising efforts which will go towards creating some amazing prize hampers for their bingo event on Friday 27 April.

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Job vacancy: Midday Supervisor / Meals Server

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Grade 16: £15,115 – £15,246 FTE (£7.83 – £7.90 per hour, 18/19 pay award pending)

Commencing: immediate start, 12.00pm-1.30pm (7.5 hours per week), Monday-Friday (term time only). Permanent.

We are looking to appoint a new member of our lunchtime team. Duties will range from supervising and positive engagement of pupils eating lunches, the supervision and leading of activities outside and serving the hot meals. All of which ensures lunchtimes operate smoothly and efficiently.

You will be based at Birchfield School, however due to the school supplying meals to multiple neighbouring schools the ability and flexibility to work at neighbouring school sites (on an ad hoc basis) is an advantage.

For further information please download a recruitment pack and application form from the ‘About us’ section of the school website or telephone or e-mail for further assistance.

Visits are welcomed and encouraged.

Contact: Rachel Robbins, Business Manager, 01935 427609 or email rrobbins@birchfieldprimary.co.uk.

Closing date: Monday 9 April 18 at 5.00pm

Interview date: Thursday 12 April 2018

Successful applicants will be notified by email prior to interview.  If we have not contacted you by 12 April 2018, 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.

 

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Job vacancy: Lunchtime Meals Server (based at St Gildas)

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Grade 16: £15,115 – £15,246 FTE (£7.83 – £7.90 per hour, 18/19 pay award pending)

Commencing 16 April 2018 (or as soon as possible thereafter), 11.45am-1.15pm (7.5 hours per week), Monday-Friday (term time only). Permanent.

Birchfield Community Primary School’s production kitchen provides school meals to St Gildas Catholic School. You will be employed by Birchfield, however located at St Gildas Catholic School.

Main duties include:

  • receiving food and setting up the hot trolley in anticipation of commencing the food service,
  • the serving of meals in line with agreed procedures and maintaining counter presentation,
  • the washing and clearing away of all associated equipment, utensils and crockery,
  • to promote, support and encourage pupils with school meals.

Due to Birchfield school supplying meals to multiple neighbouring schools the ability and flexibility to work at neighbouring school sites an advantage.

For further information please download a recruitment pack and application form from the ‘About us’ section of the school website or telephone or email for further assistance.

Visits are welcomed and encouraged.

Contact: Rachel Robbins, Business Manager, 01935 427609 or email rrobbins@birchfieldprimary.co.uk.

Closing date: Monday 9 April 18 at 5.00pm

Interview date: Thursday 12 April 18

Successful applicants will be notified by email prior to interview.  If we have not contacted you by 12 April 2018, 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.

 

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Reading for 100,000,00

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In total, the school has read for 206,989 minutes in March.

That’s 3450 hours!

Or, 143 days!

That’s the same as reading from now until the middle of the summer holidays without stopping to sleep!

Our final place on the leaderboard out of 600 schools is 125th.

We’ll have to wait until after Easter to see if we’ve managed to collectively read 100,000,000 minutes.

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Achievement Award

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Here are the children who we celebrated in assembly this week.

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