• World Book Day 2023

    Today was World Book Day and here at Colmers Farm we celebrated in some fantastic ways! Every year group took part in the 'Great Colmers Farm Book Swap' and children who brought in a book got to chose a 'new' preloved book to take home. At the start and the end of the day, we had parents in our lower hall reading with their children. Reception had a great afternoon when Year 5 came down and read stories to them.
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  • Safer Internet Day 2022-2023

    To mark Safer Internet Day and to reinforce the importance of all children staying safe while they are online, we ran a special e-safety poster competition in school. Our six lucky winners, chosen by our team of digital champions, each won a special prize and will have their posters copied and displayed around school. Choosing winners was very difficult, particularly when we received so many high quality entries. We would like to thank everybody who took part.
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  • Year 6's visit to Birmingham Symphony Hall

    Today, our Year 6s went on a very special trip to Birmingham Symphony Hall, which is a world class concert venue. Here our Year 6s enjoyed a range of classic performances by The City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra around the theme of ‘This World’. This involved a journey through physical and human geography with a sonic exploration of the world. Our Year 6s enjoyed this classical music experience.
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  • Professor McGinty Visit to Year 5

    On Wednesday the children in Year 5 took part in an Ancient Greek workshop with Professor McGinty as part of their new topic. They had a fantastic time and learnt lots about what life was like in Ancient Greece. We got to handle lots of artefacts and even had a go at writing on an ancient tablet made from wood and beeswax that children used in school. Some children had a go at dressing up in traditional Ancient Greek clothing.
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  • Year 6 visit RAF Cosford

    As part of their World War 2 topic, our Year 6s visited RAF Cosford. Here they got to 'show off' their knowledge and learning from this topic. They were also able to find out more information about some of the different military equipment used and what life was like for the general population during this conflict. Our Year 6s thoroughly enjoyed this visit.
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  • B30 Foodbank Collection and Christmas Jumper Day

    Today was our Christmas jumper day and as part of this we collected items for our local food bank (B30 Foodbank). We were delighted to collect such a sizeable amount of produce, which we know will make a big difference to so many families, during what can be a very challenging time of the year. Thank you to all of our community for your generosity with this collection. Our two proud head pupils with our donated items
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  • Year 6 Cathedral Visit

    After our Year 3 and 5 year groups visited places of worship last week, this week it was the turn of Year 6. They went to visit Birmingham Cathedral (St Philip’s) on Colmore Row in Birmingham. This is part of the children’s current RE topic which is Christianity. This Cathedral was built in the 1700s and is one of the smallest cathedrals in the UK.
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  • Year 3 Synagogue Visit

    On Wednesday, Year 3 visited Singers Hill Synagogue to enhance their learning of Judaism. They were given a detailed tour, by Warden Geoffrey, who showed them all around the fantastic building. The children were very excited to listen as he explained to them the different parts of the synagogue and their significance. The children were even allowed to look in the ark and to see the Torah scrolls up close!
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  • Year 5 Visit to Birmingham Central Mosque

    On Wednesday, Year 5 visited Birmingham Central Mosque. This was part of their RE topic about Islam. We were thrilled with how enthusiastic the children were during their visit. We were lucky enough to visit the community room, classroom and prayer hall where we learnt up to 4000 people can go to pray at any one time.
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  • Year 5 and 6 residential

    This week, 48 pupils from Years 5 and 6 and 5 intrepid members of staff went on Colmers Farm Primary School's first ever residential to Boundless Outdoors Bell Heath Centre. Residential experiences are something we are passionate about at Colmers Farm School and this forms part of our Colmers Farm Primary Guarantee (click for more details regarding this). We believe that this is something that as many of our pupils as possible should experience and this will now hopefully be an annual event on our school calendar. The memories from this experience our pupils will always carry with them.
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