Pre-School, Breakfast and Tea Time Club electrical supply…..

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As you may be aware, the electrical supply to Pre-School and the Breakfast/Tea Time club buildings was lost. We have managed to get a temporary supply run in from the Children’s Centre building. Unfortunately it will take a while longer for the supply to be fully restored. This means that both the Breakfast and Tea Time clubs will continue being held in the main building. Breakfast club will always be in the Hall but due to other events Tea Time club will be in different rooms –signs will be put out in school directing you to where the club is being held.

 I am sorry for any inconvenience and we all hope that normal service will be resumed soon!

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7 Feb E-safety day….

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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.

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Exciting European Opportunity….

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For quite a while I have been negotiating our involvement in an Europe wide schools project. I’m delighted to tell you that Birchfield is a partner in an ‘Erasmus’ project entitled “How our history unites us!”

There are 10 schools involved – one each from UK, Italy, Bulgaria, Portugal, Turkey, Lithuania, France, Sweden, Belgium, Spain so it really is an Europe wide project and it is a great honour for us to be involved!

The funding for this comes from the E.U. so I was worried after Brexit but we are guaranteed the money for the whole project which runs until July 2019.

Central to the project will be the exchange of ideas, information and good practice between school staff and pupils. On the 26 and 27 January, staff from the other 9 schools will visit us to ‘kick start’ the project. Later on there will be the chance for some of our children to visit schools in either Portugal or Italy – all very exciting!

More news to follow.

Richard Culham

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New Play Equipment Unveiling – Friday 13 January 2017

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On Friday 13 January 2017 at 8.40 am we are officially opening our new play equipment.  FoBS have had great success in raising funds for this equipment and the children will, I am sure, have great fun using it.  Please come along and join with us in unveiling this equipment.

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KS1 Star and Hat Winners

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We have had some wonderful entries for our star and hat competitions from our KS1 children.  The  winners have received their prizes.  Well done to everyone who entered.

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KS1 Nativity Pictures

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Our Pre-School, Reception and KS1 children held their nativity performance of Bethlehem Buzzin’ last week.  They held 4 performances and it was lovely to see parents, carers, grandparents fill the hall for each performance.  It was a lovely start to the lead up to Christmas. Thank you for your continuing support.


 

 

 

 

 

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KS2 Carol Service – 16 December 2016

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Our KS2 children and staff are working really hard towards their Carol Service which takes place on Friday 16 December 2016 at St Michaels Church at 2 pm.  It would be lovely to see the church full, so please come along and support the children.  Please click on this link to read more about the service and arrangements at the end of the day ks2-carol-service-invite-2016-to-parents

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