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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 Maryum N Nursery PM Sulaiman RR Jari Nick Adnan RW Carter Eva Sumayyah A RB Safa Adrian Nabiha 1R Maryam 1W Aroush Amina Muhammed G 1B Tobi Hussein Zoe 2R Aaliya Noah Ramarni 2W Yaseen Ali Umar 2B Ammara […]

Investigating strength of bridges.

As part of our design technology unit, year 6 are investigating bridges. Our final outcome is to build, evaluate and improve our very own bridge design. This week we conducted a practical investigation to test different methods for strengthening and joining lengths. What properties did your materials need to have to ensure your join will […]

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 — […]

Science/SMSC: Selective breeding & morality

In science today you have identified how organisms can be bred to select particular inherited characteristics in their offspring. Big Question: As humans do we have the right to carry out selective breeding? (Morality: Is it right or wrong?) Think about both sides of the argument before sharing your opinion. Please share your opinion in […]

Amazing homework

Well done to these children for producing excellent homework consistently! Because of this, their progress has been very good! We are all very proud in 6 Red – well done! I would strongly encourage all children and parents to complete their homework to a high level. This will support their progress, independent skills and their […]

Year 6 PSHE – roles within the community

Today in PSHE you have gained a deeper understanding to the process of electing leaders and how MPs contribute to our community. Key vocabulary: Member of parliament (MPs), government, local area, constituency, voting, ballot box, representative, labour, Liberal Democrats, conservatives, independent parties, eligible What’s the difference between the government and parliament? What is an election? […]

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 […]

Ostinato: a pattern that repeats!

Today in Six Red we were learning about Ostinato ( a pattern that repeats ) during our music lesson. We were extremely luckily to have the privilege of Mr Russell, a qualified music teacher leading our learning. Mrs Frankish and Mrs Donnelly also joined us, as they too wanted to take part in this engaging […]

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 […]

Me gusta y no me gusta…

In Year 5 we began our new topic  about sharing our likes and dislikes about sports and different hobbies. Some children shared these in Spanish. Watch the video and see what these children like or dislike doing. Which sports do you like and dislike? For Year 6 could you do the same activity about sharing […]

A Monster Calls in on 6 Red!

We kicked off our English narrative unit today with a fun day dressed as trees! Watching the film, researching the author Patrick Ness, analysing characters and themes and producing some amazing artwork made for the best day so far this year! What did you enjoy and what skills did you develop during the day?

Books to read by the end of Year 6

In our reading display, we have list of books to attempt to read by the end of Year 6. Which books do you want to read and why? Which genres would you like to read? What authors would you like to read? We also have a challenge using our reading skills. Read the text and […]

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 […]

Year 6 Reading Challenge – Hurricanes

Your geography work for spring 1 will be based on Natural Disasters. For your Reading Challenge, we would like you to watch the following clips, read the web links and conduct your own research on HURRICANES, TORNADOES, TYPHOONS AND CYCLONES. Please complete in your homework books. https://www.weatherwizkids.com/weather-hurricane.htm https://www.ducksters.com/science/earth_science/hurricanes.php Bronze Challenge – Create a factfile on […]

6 Red entertain!

Ms Kaur and Mrs Hurt were bursting with pride yesterday as 6 Red entertained at the Godiva Care Home. They sang their hearts out and were fantastic ambassadors for Broad Heath. Unfortunately we were unable to take all the children, so some stayed in school and entertained Reception with their singing! They were amazing too!

A Monster Calls Day – Tuesday 7th January 2020

On the first Tuesday back after Christmas, we will be having ‘A Monster Calls’ Day. This will kick start off our new English unit. On this day, children can dress up as the Monster from the film/book and all of the activities will be based on the book/film. Children will also be watching the film […]