Castle Bromwich

Infant and Nursery School

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Welcome back after the Christmas holidays, we hope you all had a wonderful break.  The children have settled back in and are working very hard this term. We are looking forward to school trips and Year 2 class assemblies this term.



On Friday 15th November the children joined with other schools accross the UK for the Big Morning Move, Streamed live by Joe Wicks, to raise money for Children in Need.  The children made their donations and we raised £474.45.  Thank you everyone who supported us we are really grateful for your generosity.



PARENTS/CARERS EVENINGS - 15th and 16th October

Thank you to all the parents/carers who attended Parents/Carers evening, it was lovely to see so many of you, we had a wonderful turn out.  We hope you enjoyed sharing your children's work and progress.



Our choir children will be taking part in the annual Choir Competition for Schools, at Touchwood Shopping Centre in Solihull on Tuesday 10th December at 5.00pm. (By Costa Coffee and Zara).  They will be performing a selection of Christmas Carols and songs and the performance will last approximately 20 minutes.  Please come along and support us if you can and also you can vote for us via the Touchwood App.  Simply download the Touchwood app and visit the 2019 School Competition page to cast your vote.  All votes will be greatly appreciated as the school with the most votes will receive £1000.00. Please spread the word and try to get us as many votes as possible.  Thank you for your support.




6th January                         Children return to school following the Christmas holidays            

7th & 8th January                 Year 1 Trips to Selly Manor Museum  
14th January                         Year 2 Support Your Child's Learning- Maths - School Hall 9.00am  

15th January                         Year 1 Support Your Child's Learning - Maths - School Hall 9.00am

16th January                         Reception Support Your Child's Learning - Maths - School Hall 9.00am

17th January                         Owls Class Assembly - 9.00am School Hall

22nd & 23rd January            Y2 Trips to the Black Country Living Museum

24th January                         Swallows Class Assembly - 9.00am School Hall

31st January                         Robins Class Assembly - 9.00am School Hall

Friday 7th February              Swans Class Assembly - 9.00am School Hall

13th February                       Foxes Class Assembly - 9.00am School Hall

14th February                      Children break up for half-term holiday at 3.15pm

24th February                      Inset day - school closed to children

25th February                      Children return to school following the half-term holiday




Children are chosen by their teachers to be awarded with a golden certificate; here are all of the children who have been chosen over the last few weeks. Their certificates are displayed on the golden board in the school hall for a week and then sent home:  Isabella, Alfie, Evan, Evie, Ryley, Lucy, Jacob, and Louis from Badgers Class; Darcie, Jax, Maddison, Holly, Aisha, Antwan, Jeremiah, Oscar and Isabella from Foxes Class; Leo, Cillian, Francis-James, Taylor, Freya, Kian, Davis, Billy and Kaiden from Hedgehogs Class; Ethan Aizah Phoebe, Poppy, Kyle, Harry and Phoebe W from Squirrels Class; Elsie-Jo, Daisy, Jay, Olivia, Harry Ava, Sofia and Daisy-Mae from Owls Class; Lexie, Charlie, Frankie, Jacob, Evelyn, Huey, Aiden, Dylan and Niamh from Robins Class; Benjamin, Yusuf, Josephine, Toby, Amelie-Leigh, Indiana, Kylan, Caleb, Laaibah, Adam, and Harveer from Swallows Class and Jackson, Rosa, Alice, Reuben, Jack, Amelia and Daisy-Rose from Swans Class.


Our school provides childcare for children aged 2 years and upwards and a before and after school care facility called ‘All Stars’. This childcare provision is based in purpose built rooms in our ‘All Stars’ building which is situated on Hurst Lane North adjoining the school playground.
Our breakfast club runs from 7.45am until 8.45am when the children are taken to their classes. The after school club runs from 3.15pm until 6.00pm.
The children take part in games, painting, cooking, outdoor play etc. The children will be provided with breakfast in the morning and a light tea after school. Our Leader for the provision will welcome all Parents/Carers and pupils and will provide all the relevant details. If you would like to book a place for your child, or require any further information, then please contact the Manager on 07796 275080 OR 0121 749 7202.
We do provide 15 hours grant funded childcare for children aged 2 and up to 30 hours grant funded childcare for 3 years old. If you feel that you may be entitled to funding please contact the Family Information Service on 0800 389 8667 or email; Once the Family Information Service have confirmed you are entitled to this funding please contact All Stars on 0121 749 7202. Please note that if you are eligible for the 15 hours funding, you can use all or part of your funded hours at All Stars.


At Castle Bromwich Infant and Nursery School we run a cashless system, so all payments to School are made either via Paypoint, or over the internet to the parents/carers Parentpay account. The transfer so far has gone smoothly and we would like to thank all of our Parents and Carers for their co-operation.


All infant school children are now entitled to a free school meal each day. A copy of our school menu is available in Parent Zone. There are four choices of hot meals each day or the choice of a baguette/wrap/bread roll with a selection of fillings. Please ensure that you have completed the Universal Free School Meal form, (available on line at the If you are entitled to Free School Meals as a result of certain benefits, please complete the relevant section on the form and ensure that the school are aware of your entitlement, as the school receives extra funding in these cases.




We will be running various after school clubs during the Spring term. Places have now been allocated and the children will change after the half term holiday.






Spring Term 2020


Start of Term  Monday 6th January

Half Term  Monday 17th February – Friday 21st February

                     End of Term Friday 3rd April 2019                     

                                                                                                        60 Days


INSET DAYS  Monday 24th February

           Friday 3rd April


  Summer Term 2020


Start of Term Monday 20th April

May Bank Holiday Friday 8th May

Half Term Monday 25th May – Friday 29th May

                                     End of Term Monday 20th July                                      

                                                                                                    60 Days

INSET DAYS               Monday 20th July




Easter Sunday             Sunday 12th April

May Day                       Friday 8th May