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If you live in Birmingham you should apply for your child’s secondary school place online here between 1 September and 31 October 2020. It is important that you submit your application by 31 October 2020. Applications received after the national closing date of 31 October 2020 will be treated as late applications, late applicants are less likely to be offered a place at one of their preferred schools and these applications will be processed after 1 March 2021 in accordance to Birmingham’s coordinated admissions scheme.
Monday 2nd November - Teacher Training Day - School Closed to Pupils.
Free School Meals You may have seen the announcement from Birmingham City Council on Friday 23rd September about the help they will be providing for children who are entitled to means tested free school meals. The council will be making arrangements for this during the next week. They will be working to ensure vouchers or equivalent can be provided retrospectively to schools after the half-term break to be distributed to families. If you do require support during this difficult period, please contact Birmingham Children’s Partnership. Please Click Here
Dear Parents & Carers, we understand you may be anxious about your children returning to school. As always, we will do whatever we can to keep them as safe as possible. Please find our plan and risk assessment for welcoming pupils back to school below, alongside learning activities, online safety advice and other useful resources.
Our Reintegration Plan: Please Click Here
Learning at home - 'Our blended learning' offer: Please Click Here
September 2020 - Welcome Back Guide: Please Click Here
Government Return to School Leaflet: Please Click Here
Risk Assessment from September 2020: Please Click Here
School closure during the summer holiday: Please Click Here
Stay Alert. Control the Virus. Save Lives. Government Advice: Please Click Here
Educational Psychologist Helpline: Please Click Here
Coronavirus & Children Advice 1: Please Click Here
Coronavirus & Children Advice 2: Please Click Here
Sport Birmingham Are Here to Help: Please Click Here
Fraud Warning - Free School Meals: Please Click Here
Advice from the Department for Education: Please Click Here
Our School's Learning Activities: Please Click Here
Check out our @Colmers_FarmPS Twitter feed for P.E.activities and challenges! Please Click Here
Oak National Academy: Please Click Here
BBC Bitesize Daily Lessons: Please Click Here
Internet Safety Activities: Please Click Here
Excellent Home Learning Activities from Robin Hood MAT: Please Click Here
Useful Learning Links 1: Please Click Here
Useful Learning Links 2: Please Click Here
Miss Rudge has shared these challenges from England Netball: Please Click Here
Due to the current situation we know many young people are spending more time online. As a result of this, in Birmingham there has been an increase in grooming, exploitation and online abuse. It is often easier for an offender to gain access to a child one-to-one online rather than offline. Please see the information below to help keep your child safe online.
Government's Online Safety advice page during the Covid-19 pandemic: Please Click Here
App to help keep your children safe online: SafeToNet (one million free licences for parents during the Covid-19 pandemic): Please Click Here
App to help keep your children safe online: BBC's Own It: Please Click Here
Thinkuknow: Please Click Here
Internet Safety Activities: Please Click Here
Children and technology: A little Colmers Farm guide to help keep your family safe (new version). Please Click Here
Childnet Leaflet - Supporting Young People Online: Please Click Here
NSPCC Leaflet - Share Aware: Please Click Here
Colmers Farm Internet Safety Page: Please Click Here
Welcome to our school website! Whether you are visiting as prospective pupil, parent, teacher, student, volunteer or governor, we hope to give you an insight into our school.
We are very proud of our school, our pupils and their achievements. You will discover more about us by exploring the rest of this website, but the very best way to get a feel for Colmers Farm Primary School is to come and visit - you are always welcome. Please contact us and we will be happy to show you around.
We hope what you see on the website gives you a flavour of the culture and community that makes Colmers Farm so special.
Do keep an eye on our News and Diary section, where you'll find our newsletters and all those important dates for your diary. And, if you have enjoyed your visit to our website, please feel free to leave us a comment in our Guestbook.
We look forward to seeing you again soon.
New Things on our Web
- 24 Oct 20: School Newsletter and diary dates.
- 17 Oct 20: School Newsletter and diary dates.
- 17 Oct 20: Autumn term Newsletters on each of our Year Group pages.
- 17 Oct 20: Information about our Governing Body members and attendance.
- 13 Oct 20: School Newsletter.
- 13 Oct 20: Some new and updated school Policy documents.
- 08 Oct 20: Parents' Letter re: Information on Walk to School Week w/c 19 October.
- 08 Oct 20: Parents' Letter re: Cardboard boxes requested in advance of Big Arts Week.
- 08 Oct 20: Parents' Letter re: Year 6 children inappropriately using WhatsApp.
- Previous updates
Our web was last updated on 24 October, 2020
If you have a concern about one of our pupils, please phone 0121 716 0444 or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org