Missed our Foundation Phase morning and maths talk?
Use this link to view all the information.
Wear Red for Velindre on 2.2.18
Today we wore red to support Velindre
click her to view the photos: https://twitter.com/birchgroveprm
We raised from more donations (5.2.18) £329.12 .
Thank you for all your kind donations
Sam Warburton (OBE) has agreed to meet with representatives from each school on 9th February to receive the combined cheques on behalf of Velindre.
Starting Thursday 18th January 2018 @9am
If you are a speaker of another language and have a child in Reception, Year 1 or 2 then please come along. Look out for the letter in your child's book bag.
Thank you to everyone who are working hard organising and you who are donating all the amazing goodies ready for our Fayre
on Saturday 9th December (12-2pm).
You kindly filled over 12 creates that were collected today. Use this link to find out what happens to our donated food:
PTFA Pre-Loved Books
Well done and thank you to everyone who donates, helped and purchased at the book sale. We raised £74.65.
Parent Governor Ballot Election Forms
6.10.17 - Get ready to vote for your new Parent Governors when your child brings home the ballot paper today. If you have more than 1 child in school, the eldest sibling will have the form.
Please tick no more than 2 boxes for the candidate/s you choose, then return your vote in the sealed envelope provided, to either the class teacher or the school office by Friday 20th October @3.30pm.
Welcome Honey the Guide Dog and Councillor Hinchey
Today, we met Honey the Guide Dog who is 2 years old and on her last 2 weeks of training before she goes to live with and support a blind lady. Good luck Honey!
Academic Year 2017 - 2018
We look forward to seeing all Year 1 to Year 6 children back at school on Wednesday 6th September 2017 at 8.50am.
INSET DAYS - Staff training (Monday 4th and Tuesday 5th)
If your child/ren are starting in our Reception Classes then please bring them along to the office on their admission day and time that you arranged with their class teacher. If you are unsure, please give us a call on 029 20 628204.
Bake Off competition entries
Another amazing Summer Fayre and from all the tasty Bake Off competition entries, here are the winners:
Reception 1st - Aria M
2nd - Aaron W
Year 1 & 2- 1st - Logan B
2nd – Leyli J
Year 3 & 4 - 1st - Charlotte F
2nd - Lani K
Year 5 & 6 - 1st Tristan M
2nd Sophie G
Well done to everyone who entered.
Breakfast Club Applications for September 2017 (Year 1-6)
Application forms are now available for September 2017. The deadline to return them is Friday 30th June.
We will let you know the allocated places by Friday 8th July.
Did you know there is going to be a Grand Prize Draw at our
Summer Fayre on 1st July?
Use the link below to view all the information you will receive in your raffle envelope.
With thanks the PTFA Committee.
Well done to everyone who entered the Birchgrove Collectathon. We hope you enjoy your prizes and take a look below at the overall winners.
Welcome back to school for our Summer Term
Monday 24th April 2017 ar 8:50am
Morfa Bay update- 10.10am
We are expecting Year 6 to be back around 2pm today, however we will provide another update around 12.30pm.
Please use this link: https://twitter.com/birchgroveprm
We would be grateful for your assistance with unloading the bags from the bus so that we are quicker returning the children to you.
Red Nose Day
Thank you for all your kind donations for Red Nose Day.
To view some of our photos, please visit the class pages and view the gallery.
Our school has entered the Royal Mail's Christmas Stamp Design Competition.
If you would like to take part then please use the above entry conditions and a copy of the entry form can be collected from the school office, or by visiting http://www.royalmail.com/stampcompetition
All entries must be at school By Monday 13th March to allow time for them to be posted to the Royal Mail by the closing date on Friday 17th March.
We look forward to receiving your entries and good luck.
Key Stage 2 Curriculum Talks
We would like to invite all parents/carers to join us to hear about the Spring/Summer Term learning. All the following talks begin at 3.45pm :
Year 3 - 09.01.17
Year 5 - 10.01.17
Year 4 - 12.01.17
Year 6 - 13.01.17
We look forward to seeing you there. If you would like to view our upcoming events, click here
We would like to wish all our children, parents and families a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year 2017.
All children will return to school on
Tuesday 3rd January 2017 at 8:50am.
Save the Children
On Friday 16th December, we put on our festive jumpers to support this charity. We raised £251.27 in total.
If you would like more information, please use this link:
Another fantastic fayre, we thank everyone who helped to make it a great success. Use this link to view some photos:
We hope all our children and families had a great time.
For more information about our PTFA, please visit: http://www.birchgrovecardiff.co.uk/ptfa-fundraising/
Tickets are available from Monday 28th November (before and after school from the school office). Tickets will be £2.00 each, 4 per family initially.
Don't forget the concerts are:
Reception: Mary's Knitting
Tuesday 6th (dress rehearsal) 10am
Thursday 8th 10am
Friday 9th 10am
Year 1 & 2: Lights, Camel, Action
Tuesday 6th (dress rehearsal) 2pm
Thursday 8th 2pm
Friday 9th 2pm
We look forward to seeing you all there.
Another brilliant PTFA Film Night 🎥
Thank you to all the PTFA for another brilliant event for the children and the support of the parents and staff. Big thanks to Sam's Mum in Year 3 and Mrs Thomas (Alenco) for the hot dog donations. Roll on the Christmas Faye's on Saturday 10th December to make more memories and raise valuable funds for school.
Children in Need
Thank you for all your kind donations and for all the children wearing their pj's or something spotty. We raised an amazing £500.49. Please view the class pages for photos shortly.
The Really Rubbish Roadshow
We had a great assembly on Tuesday from the Really Rubbish Roadshow. See the video below to get a flavour of the informative and fun event or visit http://reallyrubbishcampaign.co.uk/
Have your heard?
On Thursday 10th November, Bethan Rees (athlete) and Charlotte Wingfield, Rio 2016 Olympian who work at Nike Cardiff, will be inspiring our budding athletes in a whole school assembly.
There will also be an opportunity for Year 3 and 4 to sprint train like an Olympian! Trainers at the ready!
We hope all the children enjoyed the Halloween Disco tonight and we thank everyone who helped support the PTFA. If you think you could help in either tuck hub on a Friday, or at any event please speak to one of the PTFA team, or take a look at the upcoming events to decide.
Thank you for all your donations to Cardiff Food Bank
Update: Take a look at all your fantastic donations that were collected today (2th October)
Cardiff Food Bank
We have had an assembly by the Cardiff Food Bank to let the children know about the service that the Food Bank provides.
The school council and class 1D need your kind donations of as much food as possible by Wednesday 19th October in readiness for 1D's assembly on Thursday 20th October.
The suggested donations include: Tinned tomatoes, UHT/Tinned custard, tinned vegetables or tinned potatoes.
Please use this link for further information: https://cardiff.foodbank.org.uk/
Come along to the School Book Fair
The children will have an opportunity to view the books on sale during the week of
Monday 10th October until Friday 14th October.
The Fair will be open in the Old Hall after school on Monday, Tuesday and Friday from 3.30 – 4.00pm, and on Wednesday and Thursday until 4.30pm.
We look forward to seeing you there.
Annual Governors Report for Parents.
On Wednesday 19th October at 5.30pm, all parents are invited to attend the meeting .
Please use this link to view our report:
Come with us and you see a world of our amazing children....
Thank you to all parent and careers who helped to make this day so much fun... look out for the Golden Ticket winners!
To view our fantastic report please use the following link to our virtual office:
All children to return to school on
Monday 5th September 2016 at 8:50am.
We look forward to welcoming and meeting all our new reception children from Monday 5th September - Friday 9th September