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Anglo-Saxons

This term in topic we are learning about the Anglo-Saxon’s. From what we’ve learnt in our lessons can you tell me; Where the Anglo-Saxon are from? Who was in their hierarchy? And who was at the top of it? And how many different kingdoms did they split Britain into?

4 Blue Optional Homework

As we will be writing our historical story, The Enemy Airman next week, you have an option to write a first draft as homework. This is the story you made plans for in English. If you choose to do this, you can do it in your homework book instead of the homework on the planner, […]

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 4 Well being day 24th January 2020

It is well being day in year 4 on Friday 24th January 2020. All children need to come to school wearing their PE kit including their blue Broad Heath T-shirt. Please could you make sure children wrap up warm as we will be taking part in some outdoor activities. Thank you, Miss Zaib

World War 2 News Report

Below are two newspaper report about a significant event in WWII. Please read as will help you understand mistakes from the past and gain a better understanding of the horrors that many people faced in WWII. What did you learn from reading them?Is there anything shocking that you didn’t know?How do our school values show […]

Year 6 Sports Champions – Boccia

Today year 6 took part in their Sports Champions competition. It was a very close competition but 6 Blue found themselves in the final whilst 6 Red and 6 White competed in the semi-final. This saw 6 White become winners and they then faced 6 Blue in the final. 6 Blue came out on top […]

4 Blue Freeze Frames

Over the last few weeks, the children have been reading about Historical Stories about World War II. One of those stories was the Enemy Airman. In preparation for writing, today they freeze framed parts of the story to help them understand the character’s actions and emotions. See them below: Beginning: Anna and Paul’s dad is […]

Year 4 WW2 Freeze Frames!

As part of their learning on historical stories, in today’s lesson year 4 have been creating freeze frames for their WW2 Story “The Enemy Airman” by Dennis Hamley. Post your finished freeze frames below! Who are the characters? How have you shown their emotions in your freeze frames? What are the main events in the […]

Year 4 Blitz Night 2020-The final few hours!

After an eventful few hours the evacuees finally fell asleep on the floor (well on extra thick comfortable mats). Our children were just perfect, including the children that snored during the night and those that insisted on speaking (in their sleep)! We have just added a few more clips and photographs of the night and […]

Year 4 Blitz Night 2020-It’s almost a goodnight from us!

The activities during the evening incorporated many wonderful, exciting and thought provoking learning experiences. This however, would not have been possible without the staff. The children are now relaxing and are ready to watch Goodnight Mr Tom, whilst munching on their handmade rationed carrot cookies and glorious hot chocolate. A really big thank you to […]

Year 4 Blitz Night 2020-War Effort!

A ‘war effort’ refers to the coordination of society’s resources. This takes place to help support a military force resource and are both industrial and human. The children took part and supported by making boxes that could be used for gas masks. How did you make the boxes? Why would they have been important?

Year 4 Blitz Night 2020-Rationing

Rationing is the controlled distribution of scarce resources. Rationing controls the size of the portion that one is allowed on a particular day. The children had access to real ration books. What sorts foods were rationed? What did you make and what ingredients were available?

Year 4 Blitz Night 2020-Games

Children have always had access to games, although the types of games available today may have changed. The children were encouraged to play in groups and individually. During wartime many of the toy factories started to make guns and plane parts, so there was a shortage of new toys. During this time many of the […]

Year 4 Blitz Night 2020-Virtual Reality

The children have been learning about the heavy and frequent attacks on London and other cities including Coventry. The VR learning experience was to help the children to feel part of ‘Blitzkrieg’ (lightning war). Most of the air raids took place at night. One devastating raid on Coventry on 14th November 1940 was the biggest […]

Year 4 Blitz Night 2020-Make and Mend!

Hand repairing clothing became a necessary part of life during wartime. People were encouraged to improve their sewing skills. A report on Public Welfare requested government support for an official ‘Make and Mend’ campaign. What did you mend? How would you feel if the campaign was reintroduced?

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 — […]

Blitz Night-Friday 17th January 2020

I now have the list of children and staff staying overnight on Friday 17th January 2020. I can honestly say that the staff volunteers can not wait and have prepared some amazing activities that will lead to enhanced learning opportunities. Please find below some reminders from the initial blog post: Children to be dropped off […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Blitz Letter Year 4

Please see the information for the Blitz night on Friday 17th January 2020. If you would like your child to attend please collect a letter from the class teachers. Dear Parents/Careers, This half term as part of our learning we are learning all about Coventry and the Blitz as well as exploring stories with historical […]

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 […]