STEM Day in Year 2!

We've had a wonderful day in Year 2 exploring Christmas STEM ideas! We tested materials to see which would make the best beard for Santa Claus, some of them were very long! We also had a go at giving Santa a new look on the interactive whiteboard. We were visited by...

Kindness at Christmas!

It was a lovely moment this morning when Greta and Vicky came to collect the toy parcels kindly donated by the families of Birches. The generosity shown will help to make Christmas special for children in our community who are less fortunate than others. Greta and...

Young Shakespeare – Twelfth Night

Year 3 and 4 enjoyed an excellent performance of Twelfth Night by the Young Shakespeare actors this morning. Children have completed work in class about the Shakespearean comedy and enjoyed the interactive performance, with children playing parts or creating sound...

A Final Act of Remembrance

They shall grow not old, as we that are left grow old: Age shall not weary them, nor the years condemn. At the going down of the sun and in the morning, We will remember...

Birches Blog w/e 9.11.18

What a start to the second part of the Autumn term! Last week really was a demonstration and celebration of our British and Birches values! On Monday, whilst the children enjoyed an extra day at home, staff joined colleagues from St Nicholas First School and Codsall...

World War Day

Wow! What a fantastic day we've had! First of all, a big thank you to parents who helped their children get into the spirit of things with their outfits - they looked absolutely amazing! As part of our World War day, children were sorted into their houses and sent off...

Birches Remembers

Throughout this week across school, the children have been learning about and preparing for our Remembrance Day on Friday. Alongside individual class activities, on Wednesday children in Key Stage One and Two were inspired by a workshop with a visiting WWI soldier....

Online Safety Advice for Parents

As part of their #WakeUpWednesday campaign, National Online Safety have created a free 'conversation starter' poster for schools to share with their parents & carers about online safety. The guide includes 7 questions to get 'the conversation' going in relation to...

Birches Blog w/e 12/10/18

It was another busy week for Birches last week! The week began with our Grandparents Day celebration. The school really was buzzing all day with chatter and laughter as the children and adults enjoyed a range of activities together. Thank you to all our special guests...