Birches Blog 27.03.2020

Well, this week has certainly been a week like no other. Life for the Birches community and beyond has completely changed. In school this week we have welcomed a small number of children, providing childcare to enable their Key Worker parents to continue to do their...

#clapforcaregivers

Come on Birches First Family, we and other local schools are encouraging everyone to get involved. Let’s show our appreciation for our brilliant NHS staff & all carers TONIGHT at 8pm. The #clapforcarers campaign is asking for as many people as possible to clap their...

Key Worker Childcare Provision

Children arriving at normal school time (8.40am): Please could parents drop children off to the side gate leading from the car park to the back of the hall please. Collection will also be from this gate at 3.15pm. Club drop offs and collections should go via the front...

Keep looking for the rainbows

Put me in your window for everyone to see, so we can stay connected - the world and you and me. You are braver than you believe, stronger than you seem and more loved than you...

A message from St Nicholas Church Children’s Worker

I hope all as well as can be during these very difficult times for you  your staff and children.  If you have the opportunity I'd be happy for you to pass on my email address to your families to offer comfort, support and prayer during the next few weeks/ months ahead...

School Closure 23rd March 2020

Following the announcement on Wednesday night that schools in the UK were to close in a bid to stop the spread of Coronavirus, Birches First School is now closed to the majority of children. In line with Government requirements we are offering childcare provision to...

Birches Blog w/e 13/03/2020

The last week has been incredibly busy, especially as staff have been reacting to the fast changing situation that we are currently faced with. During the week several classes enjoyed their Mother’s Day lunches. Thank you to the lunchtime team for their hard work in...

Birches Blog w/e 6/03/20

A love of reading has been celebrated in style this week with World Book Day and the arrival of our Book Fair. The children had a wonderful day on Thursday and looked absolutely fantastic in their outfits (the staff looked great too!!) A range of activities were...

Birches Blog w/e 28/02/20

The children came back to school from the half term break refreshed and eager to get back into their learning. I hope that all our families had a lovely break and were unaffected by the disruptive weather conditions. As always, it has been a busy week in school with...