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World Book Day

We are all looking forward to celebrating World Book Day this year. Please click here to read our letter about this year's event at Birches. World Book Day Letter 2021

School Uniform

Dear Parents, As we look forward to children returning to school on Monday 8th March, we would ask that children wear their school uniform as per the school policy - http://www.birches.staffs.sch.uk/uniform/ We do appreciate that some children may have outgrown...

Treasure Trails

A parent has shared the below link with school and we felt that it may be an imaginative and fun way of exploring the local area for our families. Treasure Trails are self-guided walks with a mystery theme or puzzle to solve. For a small fee, you get a treasure trail...

Storytime Online

Please follow the links below to access a selection of popular stories, read by their authors and illustrators. Online Storytime: Recommended for ages 3-5 Online Storytime: Recommended for ages 5-7 Online Storytime: Recommended for ages 7-9 Older siblings at home?...

Virtual Three Peaks Challenge

We are challenging you to 'virtually climb' one of the Three Peaks in your local area. If you feel adventurous, why not even climb all 3! We are excited to share this fitness challenge with you, organised by Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent School Games. The aim of...

Self-isolation requirements

Dear parents, as you know, we have closed our Early Years bubble this week due to a confirmed case. Any children and staff who were in direct contact with the confirmed case are have been advised to self-isolate in line with government requirements. This is a...

Staffordshire Parent Forum

As part of their commitment to supporting parents and carers, Staffordshire Local Area are setting up a new parent / carer forum. Working collaboratively, the group will identify positive changes that can be made to support your children who have a special need or...

Drop off and collection arrangements

Please see information taken from the School Closure Information for Parents as sent out on Tuesday 5th January regarding drop off arrangements; School Closure Information for Parents There are two signs by the playground gates on the carpark which indicate where...

Critical Worker Provision

Dear Parents We currently have 60 plus children who are registered to attend school as a child of a Critical Worker or a vulnerable pupil at the start of this second national school closure. This is more than double that of the first lockdown. We appreciate that many...