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Public Health England

Please click on the link below to view a letter for parents from Public Health England regarding the current COVID-19 situation. Letter for parents about COVID-19...

Useful guide for parents if children are unwell

As we all know, colds are common place in schools during this time of year and it can be very difficult at the moment to know whether or not your child should be in school if unwell. We are all anxious to do 'the right thing' and keep children at home if they pose a...

School office access

In line with guidance and school arrangements as outlined in our Parent's Information PowerPoint, we politely remind parents to only visit the school office in an emergency or by prior arrangement. Please telephone - 01902 297910 or email -...

Parent / teacher contacts

Dear Parents At Birches First School we have always been proud of our Home/School links and our Open Door Policy. We understand that keeping communication channels open with parents and staff is essential. Usually, in a new academic term we would be planning and...

Reading books

We are delighted to have the children back in school and this week have been focusing on supporting the children as they settle back in and re-establishing routines and expectations. In classes we have begun reading with the children individually and next week we will...

Behaviour workshops for parents.

Please see the attached poster for information about upcoming workshops for parents led by Staffordshire County Council / Family Support Service. Free online behaviour workshops and wellbeing...

Families with siblings – drop off and collection.

A polite reminder of the options for parents with more than one child in school. Drop and collect each child at their own, designated arrival/dismissal time. This means you would follow the one way system to drop / collect one child off first then return to the gate...

Snack for EYs/KS1

Unfortunately our Fruit for Schools delivery won’t be coming until next week. Therefore, children in Reception, Year 1 and Year 2 may want to bring a piece of fruit to school with them to eat at snack time tomorrow and on Friday. No containers or tubs please. From...

Reception Arrangements Reminder

We are looking forward to our Reception children starting their full time schooling journey with us next week. Whether they are brand new to the school or moving up from Nursery, it is always an exciting time and there will be lots of fun experiences to look forward...

Medication

If your child requires emergency medication such as an inhaler or an autoinjector to be kept in school you are required to complete a new medication form each year to ensure we have the most up to date information at all times. This year the following arrangements are...