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 4th 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

Mrs Cross’ assembly on Monday was about the importance of Fair Trade.

The children impressed us with their knowledge about this issue.

We talked about looking out for the symbol when you are out shopping.

There are lots of events happening in the Summer Term. Please look at the dates later in the newsletter. We would like as many parents as possible to attend on Sports mornings and Parents’ afternoon!

Y6 SATs: 14-17th May 2018

Please remember that Y6 pupils will be taking SATs in this week and that they all need to be here every day. We are offering a free breakfast club to all Y6 pupils in that week.

Post Ofsted actions

We are reviewing the behaviour policy with the children, discussing what good behaviour looks like in the classroom and how they contribute to this.

Educational visits and events

Y4 will be visiting Cadbury World on Tuesday 8th May.

Y1 are going to the West Midlands Safari Park on Thursday 17th May.

On Friday 18th May “Portals to the Past” will be visiting Y3 for their project on Stone Age.

Reception are going Dudley Zoo on Thursday 24th May.

Sports mornings (weather permitting)

Tuesday 22nd May: Phase 3 (Y4,5,6).

Wednesday 23rd May: Phase 1 (Nursery and Reception).

Thursday 24th May: Phase 2 (Y1, 2, 3).

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.

Please do not park on the yellow lines outside school. This is for the safety of all our children. Please consider parking a little way away from school and walking the last bit if possible. Thank you

Coffee morning

The next coffee morning will be on Tuesday 8th May Please ask Mrs Downs if you are interested or just come along.

Stay and Play …

There will be a session on Thursday 10th May. Please come along and join in the activities

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.

7th May is a BANK HOLIDAY. SCHOOL WILL BE CLOSED.

Progress meetings: Summer Term 2018

Year 4M (Mr Miles) Thursday 10th May

Please make sure you make an appointment. Teachers are released from class so that they can meet with you and are available before and after school.

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: Which place is known as the “second city” of the UK?

Answer: Birmingham

This week’s question: In which year did women first get the chance to vote?

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