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 29th September 2017

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


Mrs Cross’s assembly on Monday morning was about Michaelmas Day, the quarter day which is TODAY! Have you spotted where Mrs Cross has planted the Michaelmas daisies yet? This week classes have been cooking and gardening. Year 5 are working hard on their Shakespeare ready for 31st October, when they will be performing at the New Alexandra Theatre. Tickets will be available for parents.

The weather is getting colder – please make sure children bring a waterproof coat to school, for playtimes and for outdoor activities and visits.


Secondary School Places

Thank you to all the parents who attended our coffee morning on Tuesday about applications for secondary school. We had presentations from Jewellery Quarter Academy, Lordswood Boys’ School, George Dixon Academy, Hillcrest and City Academy. You must complete the application by 31st October. If you need further advice, see Mrs Downs. There is an information pack available – please ask.


HARVEST ASSEMBLY: MONDAY 2ND OCTOBER

We will be having an assembly for Harvest on Monday. Please bring a packet, jar or tin of food that we can donate to the Foodbank to help local families. There will be a box in each class.


PROGRESS MEETINGS

Progress meetings will take place as follows:

Y1C (Mrs Cook) Wednesday 4th October 2017

Y5SM (Miss Murray) Monday 9th October

Y1T (Miss Tuki) Wednesday 11th October

Y4C (Mrs Chauhan) Thursday 12th October

Appointments will be available all day and you will receive a letter in advance of the meeting. There is a full list of dates on the school website under the “Parents” tab.


Half term is only three weeks away! Please note that school is closed for children on Friday 20th October ……


CELEBRATIONS ASSEMBLIES ARE EVERY FRIDAY AT 9AM

6L were the hosts today and next week (6th October) will be 6R.

Come along and sample our cooking!


Breakfast club is open from 8am every morning – cost £1 per child. Please speak to someone in the office if you would like your child to attend.

Stay and Play

This is at 9am on Thursday mornings for parents and pre-nursery age children. Please see Mrs Downs for more information, or come along to the Community House.


Traffic and parking

Please do not park on double yellow lines or the yellow zig-zagged area. There is parking in streets nearby and across the park, which will keep the area much safer for everyone.


CURRENT VACANCIES

The school has vacancies for lunchtime supervisors and class teachers. Please come to the school office for an application pack or look on the school website


TERM DATES 2017-2018

Autumn Term 2017:

Monday 4th September – Friday 22nd December 2017

Half Term: Monday 23rd October-Friday 27th October 2017

Spring Term 2018:

Monday 8th January-Thursday 29th March 2018

Half Term: Monday 19th February-Friday 23rd February 2018

Summer Term 2018:

Monday 16th April-Tuesday 24th July 2018

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

Training Days

20th October 2017, 22nd December 2017, 8th January 2018


Please note that these newsletters are put on the school website on Mondays. You can use the Google translate facility there for your home language.


WEEKLY GENERAL KNOWLEDGE QUESTION!

Which bridge was officially opened by her Majesty the Queen on 4th September 2017

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