Brookfields Primary School
2 Hingeston Street
Hockley
Birmingham
West Midlands
B18 6PU
Tel. 0121 675 1897
email enquiry@brookfields.bham.sch.uk

Brookfields Primary School Newsletter

Friday 25th May 2018

Brookfields Primary School, Hingeston Street, B18 6PU 0121 675 1897

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Head Teacher: Mrs Julie Berrow Deputy Head Teacher: Mrs Jane Cross

We’ve had a lovely week with all three sports days dry and, sometimes, sunny! Thank you to everyone who helped. On Monday, Mrs Cook’s assemblies were about the Royal Wedding and British values. Have a look at the general knowledge questions at the end of the newsletter.

Next week is half term, so have a lovely week and we will see you on Monday 4th June.

Reception visited Dudley Zoo yesterday and had a wonderful day. The children were amazed at a snow leopard and other visitors to the zoo commented on how much they were enjoying themselves.

Educational visits and events

On 5th June, Y2 will be going to Thinktank.

On 18th June we will be having a special Eid meal at lunchtime. Everyone will be able to join in. Details to follow.

Transition day is on 4th July, when pupils spend the day with their new teacher for September 2018.

Parents’ afternoon is on Wednesday 11th July: come and celebrate the end of the year with us.

AT GLADSTONE

This organisation is running functional skills classes for parents on Wednesday mornings in the Community House. Please see Mrs Downs if you would like to join.

Coffee morning

The next coffee morning will be on Tuesday 5th June. Please ask Mrs Downs if you are interested or just come along.

Stay and Play …

There will be a session on Thursday 7th June. Please come along and join in the activities

Celebrations assembly

Thank you to Y2SB who made the refreshments for this morning. After half-term it will be 1T’s turn. Please come along and share the cooking that the children have done!

TERM DATES 2017-2018

Summer Term 2018:

Monday 16th April-Friday 20th July 2018

Half Term: Monday 28th May-Friday 1st June 2018

Autumn term 2018 starts on Monday 3rd September. We will let you know about staff training days soon.

Progress meetings: Summer Term 2018

Thank you to everyone who has attended and completed a questionnaire. We will continue to gather parent views at events regularly, so please make sure you have your say. We collate the findings and make sure any actions are followed up.

If you have missed a progress meeting for any reason, please see your child’s teacher for an appointment.

PARKING

Please make sure that you don’t park on the pavement, double yellow lines, or hatched area outside school. This is for the safety of all children and families. There are parking spaces in nearby streets and just across the park.

English classes for parents run by BEEAS are now taking place in the Community House on Monday and Thursday mornings and lead to a recognised qualification. If you would like to join, please see Mrs Downs.

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WEEKLY GENERAL KNOWLEDGE QUESTION

Last week’s question: On Saturday 19th May, Prince Harry will marry Meghan Markle. In which building is the marriage taking place? Answer: St George’s Chapel, Windsor, Berkshire

This week’s question: What are the titles that the Queen has given to Prince Harry and Meghan Markle following their marriage?

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