Castle Bromwich

Infant and Nursery School

Reach for the Stars

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News & Events

Castle Bromwich Infants in the top 9% of all primary schools for phonics!

NEWS AND EVENTS

 

We are enjoying a very busy half-term leading up to Christmas and the children are working very hard. We have lots of events to look forward to including the Christmas concerts.

 

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 hop you enjoyed sharing your children's work and progress.

 

FORTHCOMING EVENTS

 

22nd November                   Nursery, All Stars and Reception children to dress up as a nursery rhyme character

10th December                    Reception Christmas Concert 9.15 am school hall                     

11th December                    Reception Christmas Concert 9.15 am school hall  

11th December                    Christmas Lunch (There will be no Baguettes/Wraps/Rolls on that day

12th December                    Nursery Concert 10.30am Morning Nursery and 2.30pm Afternoon Nursery

16th December                    Reception Christmas Movie Night - 3.15pm to 4.00pm

16th December                    Year 1 Christmas Concert 9.15am school hall

17th December                    Year 1 Christmas Concert 9.15am school hall

17th December                    Year 1 and Year 2 Christmas Movie Night - 3.15pm to 4.00pm

18th December                    Year 2 Christmas Concert 9.15am school hall

18th December                    Year 2 Christmas Concert 9.15am school hall

20th December                    Christmas parties - Children can wear a Christmas jumper

20th December                   Children break up for the Christmas holiday at the normal time of 3.15pm

6th January                         Children return to school following the Christmas holidays               

   

 

GOLDEN AWARDS

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.

 

ALL STARS CHILDCARE
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; familyinfo@solihull.gov.uk. 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.

 

CASHLESS SYSTEM
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.

 

UNIVERSAL FREE SCHOOL MEALS FOR INFANT CHILDREN
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 www.solihull.gov.uk/fsm). 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.

 

AFTER SCHOOL CLUBS

 

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

 

 

SCHOOL TERMS AND HOLIDAY DATES 2019-2020

 

Autumn Term 2019

 

      Start of Term   Monday 2nd September

Half Term Monday 28th October – Friday 1st November

                           End of Term Friday 20th December                          

               75 Days

 

INSET DAYS   Monday 2nd September

                       Monday 4th November

 

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

                                    

                                                           TOTAL                            195 Days

 

Easter Sunday             Sunday 12th April

May Day                       Friday 8th May

 

 

SCHOOL WILL BE CLOSED TO PUPILS ON 5 INSET DAYS

 (THESE DATES MAY BE SUBJECT TO CHANGES)

 

 

 

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