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...

Birches Blog w/e 28.09.18

Another week has passed with lots to mention. Our Nursery and Reception children enjoyed a visit from ‘The Owl Man’ as part of our third and final Sparkle Day of the term. The children (and staff!) were fascinated to see the owls flying across the hall and hear lots...

Birches Blog w/e 21/09/18

The children had a super week in school last week- despite the weather taking a definite turn - it seems autumn is well and truly here!! Children in Key Stage One and Two all enjoyed their super Sparkle Days, with Years 1 and 2 baking bread and making model houses...

Birches Blog w/e 14/09/18

Well, our first full week of the new school year has passed. It was a busy week as classes settled back into routines and lessons. Football club started on Tuesday, Keyboard lessons started again on Thursday and Friday mornings as well as our new Tennis club that is...

Birches Blog Welcome Back

Welcome back to school to all of our families after what we hope was a very happy summer holiday! The children made an excellent start back last week and all looked so smart in their school uniforms. School was also looking super smart for the new term. Thank you to...