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Spring 1 Awards – 2020

Key Stage 1/EYFS Class Certificate of Excellence Certificate of Recognition Citizen of the Week Nursery AM Murtaza Nursery PM Iqra S RR Neda Halima Minnah RW Kinza Aiza Ilyas RB Maya Hamida Muhammad B 1R Arfa Keaton Ammar 1W Nihal Aryan Madeeha 1B Hudayfa Haarun Nma 2R Noah Lusardo Aalya 2W Kirtan Sania Rayyana 2B […]

Year 2 Spider School Book Review

Year 2 have been set a challenge by Francesca Simon to review her book ‘Spider School’. We hope their reviews will encourage others to read this fantastic story! Use these sentence openers to help you to share your opinion. I enjoyed the part where … because I didn’t like it when … because It was […]

Observations of a toddler

Toddler visit We have another VIP visitor come and visit year 2 today, Sadie who is 2 years old came to share what life is like being a toddler. The children asked some really interesting questions and the class learnt so much about the toddler stage. It was also really nice to see baby Martha. […]

Year 2 Gymnastics Tournament

Today, 8 of our students went and represented Broad Heath at Tribe Gymnastics studio, performing a set routine in the competition. The children had previously practiced their routine, and today it was their time to show what they can do! All the students were brilliantly behaved and great ambassadors for our school, demonstrating all our […]

2W Francesca Simon

In English we are learning all about a famous author called Francesca Simon. Today we were researching a little more about her. Our super Caterpillars went to the school library and found lots of books written by Francesca! Our Bees, Butterflies and Spiders carried out some research on the iPads and presented our findings on […]

2W Young Writers

WOW! A huge congratulations to all of these talented children (Rishika and Kirtan too) who have had their acrostic poems chosen to be published in a REAL book. How exciting is that?!

Wednesday 5th February 2020 – Read Aloud Day

World Read Aloud Day is February 5, 2020! A 2015 study has found that children are exposed to a larger vocabulary from books which are read to them rather than from conversations with adults. This is because we tend to speak with the same 5000 most popular words. While books — even picture books — […]

Key Stage 1 Gymnastics

On Monday 20th January, ten Year 2 students are going to represent Broad Heath School in a gymnastics tournament at Tribe Dance Studio. They will be performing a routine which includes a range of jumps, balances and rolls. This will take place during school time and the children will be back for lunch time. Good […]

Growing up – Baby Toby Visits Year 2

To support our work in science and our ‘growing’ topic, baby Toby and Kim visited us in school to discuss the needs of babies and answer any questions we might have. We all discussed what Toby might need and what we already knew about babies. We thought carefully about what we wanted to find out. […]

2W Life cycle of a frog

To help prepare us for writing our explanation texts this week, we have been verbally explaining the life cycle of a frog. We are trying so hard to use technical vocabulary! Now can you have a go at writing about the life cycle of a frog? Try to use a sub-heading for each stage, lots […]

Year 2 parents meeting – SATS

Hi all, We would like to invite all Year 2 parents to join us on Monday 20th January 2020 at 2:30-3:00 to meet and discuss the KS1 SATS tests which will be taking place in May this year. This will be a great opportunity to gain essential information, ideas to support your child and ask […]

Finishing Times

Good afternoon parents, We will be releasing Reception, Years 1 and 2 children at 3;10 pm every day. They will not be receiving less teaching time, as there will not be an afternoon outdoor break as such. A 5 minute break will be introduced for children to go to the toilet etc We will also […]

2 White’s Super spellers

Congratulations to all the children in 2 White for achieving 10 /10 in their spelling test this week. Miss Smith and I would like to see these spelling scores getting better and better each week. Come on 2 White we can do this.

Please spread the word!

Mrs Hurt found the link below and thought it would be extremely helpful to share it with as many of our wonderful families as possible. Free nearly new baby items on Friday 10th January 2020 from 12.30-2.30pm at the Swan Centre (behind Norton House) on Bird Street, just behind the Coventry Refugee and Migrant Centre […]

Even Healthier Packed Lunches!

As you already know we want to ensure ALL of the children at Broad Heath have the best possible start in life. We strive for our children to achieve academically but also be confident, sociable and healthy. Lunch is an important meal for children to provide energy and nutrients to keep them going throughout the afternoon. … The […]

2W Blists Hill Victorian Village

Today we visited Blists Hill Victorian village at Ironbridge to help us understand what life was like for some of the famous people we have been learning about. We had a magical day! The children were so confident and inquisitive whilst talking to the Victorian people. They asked so many interesting questions and gained lots. […]

Brick Wall Prize Spring 1 2020

Happy new year and welcome back to everyone at Broad Heath. This term, the reward for the winners of the brick wall will be . . . HOT CHOCOLATE AND MARSH MALLOWS (halal)! You can earn the bricks from your Teachers, Year Leaders, Pastoral Team, Office Staff and Leadership Team. Please make the most of […]

2W Kahoot Hall of Fame

Each week, we read a new extract of a text and look at this in detail. Before we complete any comprehension work in our books, it is our favourite treat to carry out a Kahoot quiz challenge about the text. This blog is dedicated to our weekly winners! Stand proud superstars! The Big Fib – […]

2W GD Reading Challenge

Today, Miss Smith set 2 of our superstars a challenge. Umama & Hasbia were asked to ‘create a video about the features of a non-fiction book’. This was the only instruction they were given and LOOK at what they produced! The girls demonstrated their knowledge, spoke clearly and created an iMovie with absolutely no guidance. […]

Year 2 Ironbridge Trip Information

Our trip to Ironbridge Blists Hill is on THURSDAY. Here are some important notes: Children can wear their own warm, sensible clothes with their Broad Heath jumper. All children need to wear warm coats. Make sure children wear sensible shoes as we will be doing some walking outdoors. All children will be provided with a […]

2W Phonics

Hi children, You are all doing so brilliantly with your phonics so I thought I would create this blog to help you make even more progress. Click on the link and watch the videos. These are the sounds you can practise at home too with your family! Haroon: ea, u_e, aiYaseen: ou, ir, a_eAisha: ou, […]

Remarkable Reception!

Today was another special day, which began with Mrs Dahil inviting me to help deliver the boxes and gifts that our remarkable families had provided for those less fortunate than ourselves. Let me start at the beginning, it all started with Mr Mahmood posting a blog and the Reception children and very caring parents being […]