Class 6 Blue Blog 18-19Birds of a feather flock together.

Mayan Day

Having only recently joined 6B, I have learnt so much about Mayan History. Children have been greatly enthused by their learning from creating Mayan clay money boxes, to learning the rich history of Chichen Itza. Below is a video showing some great learning and a fantastic workshop from the Ministry of Chocolate! Please answer questions […]

Broad Heath’s Donation to Guide Dogs

Year 3 were very lucky to have a visit from Frank from the Guide dogs. He brought Kevin and his guide dog, Freddy kindly came to speak to us about his experiences. We decided to hold a fundraiser to raise money for the Guide dogs. As a year group we held a cake and biscuit […]

Roots to Food

The children had a fantastic visit from a professional Chef from Roots to Food, Darren. Darren spoke with the children about what food can keep us healthy and what foods we should have, but not have lots of. The children surprised Darren with how much they knew about keeping healthy and their knowledge about food […]

Book Recommendation

It is one of the children’s book, I couldn’t help but love “The Ice Monster”. It is the story of a little orphan called Elsie living in London in 1899 who hears stories of an “Ice Monster” that is coming to the city. She is so curious about this and finds her way into the […]

HSBC School Bank

Today was our last bank opening until after Easter. Since the start of the year many children have opened a new account and started saving for their future. To encourage saving, the children were given a raffle ticket every time they put money into their account. Today we drew the raffle and had 3 Easter […]

YouTube: Parent Information

PLEASE READ:We, as a school, have come to the decision to advise you as parents to stop your children from using YouTube. This decision has come about because of the current level of inappropriate content that is being shared on the site. Under the sites rules, no child at BH is old enough to use […]

Year 6 – Spanish half term Review

Year 6 have learnt to tell the time in Spanish this half term. They have created class timetables and learnt the name of class subjects in Spanish too. We have also researched Spanish schools and have compared these to our schools. Can you now answer the following: What have you learnt this half term? What […]

Guide Dog Fundraiser

Year 3 have been extremely busy this week! We have held a fundraising event to raise money for the guide dog charity, so we decided to hold a cake and biscuit sale and also guess the name of the puppy to try and raise as much money for the Guide Dogs as possible. All the […]

SMSC – how can we promote tolerance?

Our discussions this week will focus on the controversial topic of LBGT. We will be looking at Andrew Moffat – a man who has been in the press for both negative and positive reasons. We will seek to understand why prejudices exist and what we as British citizens can do to promote tolerance. As always, […]

KS2 – Summer 1 ICT Club

In Summer 1, we have an ICT club for KS2-Years 4,5 and 6.  This is an opportunity for children to learn new skills on the computer, complete challenges on the blog, go on education city and purple mash.  The club will start on Wednesday 1st May 2019 from 3.15 – 4  for 4 weeks.  If […]

Summer 1 After School Club

In summer 1 there will be a girls football after school club. This club will be open for girls in year 4 , 5 and 6 and will run on a Monday until 4.00pm for three weeks. If you would like to attend please see Miss Shilton for a letter.

Rowing Finals

On Wednesday 10th April 2019 some children from year 6 will be representing Broad Heath in a rowing competition. This will be held at Tudor Grange Sports Centre , Solihull. Those who will be attending have been informed and must bring suitable trainers on the day of this competition.

Are you a model Broad Heath citizen?

Children in phase assembly today heard about two exciting opportunities for current Year 5 children when they join Year 6 – see the attached flyer! Year 5 and 6 staff will be a keeping a close eye on all children to see who truly deserves these treats. A decision will be made in the summer […]

Fundraising for Guide Dogs

The children in year 3 are holding a charity fundraising event this week as part of their PSHE learning. They have chosen the Guide Dogs charity and would love to raise money to help train and care for the dogs. Please help us by buying some cakes and biscuits from the diner at break times […]

Spring 2 Awards – 2019

Key Stage 1/EYFS Class Certificate of Excellence Certificate of Recognition Citizen of the Week Nursery AM Charis Nursery PM Aiza RR Ianis Khadeeja Meena RW Aryan Muhammad Y Myiesha RB Marwah Muhammad Amina 1R Caleb Inayha Tana 1W Aro Hasbia Rayyana 1B Maddox Redir Sarah 2R Samanta Aysha Hammad 2W Zakariah D Gufran Safa 2B […]

Road Safety on Stoney Stanton Road

I’ve had a call from a lady at the learning centre on Red Lane. Several of her staff pass the school on the way to work and are getting increasingly concerned that children are not using the crossing and are running across the road. One staff member had to slam the brakes on and they […]

Foxford meeting for parents

Foxford staff are visiting on Wednesday 3rd April to meet with children and their teachers. There will be a 30 minute meeting for parents at 3.15 – all parents of students going on to Foxford should attend. The meeting will be held in 6 White. If you have any questions regarding this visit, please contact […]

6 Red investigate!

This week Year 6 have been learning how to find the area of a triangle and a parallelogram. We did this in a practical way which helped children visualise the shapes and understand the relationships, linking old and new learning. What did you learn? Challenge: how could use these strategies to find the area of […]

Seeing worrying things online

There’s been a lot of talk of children seeing and hearing upsetting things online. These things are not nice but, if you know what to do, you can minimize the negative impact. The BH Online Safety Monitors have made a video to help you understand the things YOU can do if you’re ever in that […]

Year 6 – El Tiempo

Year 6 have been learning to tell the time in Spanish. They have learnt to tell the time for O’ clock, quarter past, half past, quarter to, midday and midnight. This blog will showcase their learning and some of the activities they have done. Can you translate the following: Son las ocho y cuarto? Son […]

Year 6 SMSC

Last week we looked at the controversial figure Tommy Robinson and discussed how human rights to the freedom of speech can be compromised in certain situations. Children spoke with great maturity about the key issues – we were very impressed with their thinking! This week we are looking at the public figure Anjem Choudary, to […]