School Nurse Drop in Session

Dear Parents,

I am delighted to be able to tell you that Birchfield School will be having a new school nurse service starting in November which will mean a school nurse will be on site at school for one and a half days per half term.  The school nurse will be delivering a range of services including workshops for parents, workshops for pupils and seeing parents for scheduled parent appointments.

As part of their service, I am very excited to tell you that the nurse will be offering a drop in session every time she is in school, which will run from 8.30-9.30.  This will be an opportunity for you to talk to the nurse about any concerns that you have regarding your child.  You will not need an appointment to access this service, although you may have to wait to see the nurse as she will see parents on a first come first served basis. The nurse will be called Louise Proudlock for the Autumn Term and will then change to Nurse Grace Prentice for the rest  of the year.

The nurse’s first visit will be Friday 23rd November and her first drop in session will be from 8.30am-9.30am. As this is the first time we have done this, it would be really helpful if you could let us know if you think you are going to want to access this service on this first visit.  Please could you give your name and your child’s name to the office by 3.30pm on Wednesday 7thNovember so we can ensure the nurse has enough time to see everyone who needs her.  In order to access the drop in service,  you will need to come to the main office to sign in and you will then be taken to the room where the nurse is meeting with parents.

If you have any questions, please do speak to a member of the school Senior Leadership Team.

Yours faithfully

Mrs A Shotter

Deputy Headteacher for Trust Inclusion

Girls Football Team

Our girl footballers in our amazing new football kit on Friday 26th November at Villa Park in the The PACT Aston League.

The girls thoroughly enjoyed their first experience of competitive school football and are really looking forward to their next fixtures this half term.


Chris Jay

Trust Leader for Sport

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Mums & Tots

Calling all Mums of Birchfield School. Mums and Tots classes are starting on Thursday 15th November 2018 2.30 - 3.25 pm at Birchfield School and it’s free of charge.

If you would like to attend the sessions please book your place with the main office. Come along with your child and have some fun in these great sessions.

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Year 3 Aston Villa FC Educational Visit

Our year 3 children had a wonderful morning at Aston Villa Football Club on Tuesday 13th November. The children had the opportunity to visit the heritage suite and press room during their stadium tour. The children learnt about the history of the football club and found out some really interesting facts during the day.

The children also had the chance to participate in a range of physical activities in the Academy Centre. The activities were delivered by sports coaches from BMet Sutton Coldfield College Campus. The children really enjoyed all of the physical activities.

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Online Safety Parent Workshop

Dear Parent/Guardian,

I am writing to you to invite you to our next Online Safety Parent Workshop. Following concerns from parents and teachers, this half terms focus will be on:

  • Online Gaming & how to stay safe in this online environment

If you allow your child to play games online at home (including age restricted games like Fortnight) then please attend the workshop to find out how this can be done safely.

During this workshop, you will have the opportunity to ask questions and seek advice on topics surrounding Online Gaming.

The Online Safety Parent Workshop will take place in the Junior Hall from 3pm to 3:30pm on Tuesday 27thNovember.  

This is a fantastic opportunity to ask for advice, put your mind at ease or just enquire as to what you can do to keep your child safe online at home.

Yours sincerely,

Mr J. Tromans

Trust Leader of Computing

Prince Albert Community Trust