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Wild West Lunch - Special Menu on Thursday 20th January11th January 2022

Don't forget to book your school lunch to join in with the Wild West Lunch Special Menu on Thursday 20th January. 

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IMPORTANT: Works resulting in road closure around school (currently part of Throne Road). Please check your route to/from school & allow extra time if necessary.  
Please note, this work is scheduled to last for 14 weeks (from 07/01/2022). ... Read More

Lion Farm Action Centre - Dance Classes07th January 2022

Lion Farm Action Centre have some availability for dance classes (please see below).  
Please note, these are only open for children aged between 8 and 12 years old.
If you are interested, please contact Lion Farm Action Centre Direct - school are not able to assist with queries regarding... Read More

Christmas Card & Events from St James Church14th December 2021

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Updated School Meal Menu - w/c 6th December 202102nd December 2021

Please see slightly updated school meal menu - starting w/c 6th December 2021.  This can be downloaded from the letters section of the website.

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School Photos - 6th December 202130th November 2021

The photographer will be visiting school on Monday 6th December to take individual pupil & class photos.

Please note: where parents have not given consent for these photos, your child will not have a photo taken.... Read More

School Christmas "Guess Who" Quiz25th November 2021

Any children wishing to take part in the Christmas Quiz can purchase quiz sheets during morning break or from the School Office from Friday 26th November. Quiz sheets cost 50p each and must be returned by the morning of the Christmas Fayre (Friday 3rd December).

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IMPORTANT - Christmas events15th November 2021

Please see letter dated 15th November re: changes to Christmas events.... Read More

Class Showcase Sessions19th October 2021

Please see letter dated 18th October 2021 (sent by email to all parents on 19th October 2021) for details of individual showcase sessions.  This is an opportunity for parents to come into school to see work completed by their child during the term.... Read More

Parents Evening13th October 2021

Just a reminder that the booking system is open for parents evening meetings for next Monday (18th October).

Please note, bookings close at midnight on Sunday 17th October.

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Curriculum Meetings12th October 2021

Please see the calendar for dates for the date of the curriculum meeting for each year group.  Details on these meetings can be found on the letters page.... Read More

IMPORTANT: Consents & Permissions07th October 2021

Can any parents that haven't completed on on-line permission & consent form for their child in the past few weeks, please complete this ASAP.

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Consents & Permissions07th October 2021

Can any parents that haven't completed on on-line permission & consent form for their child in the past few weeks, please complete this ASAP.

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Charity Bike Raffle (in aid of Birmingham Children's Hospital) - we have a winner!20th July 2021

Congratulations to Amelia in Class 1B who was the lucky winner of our Charity Bike Raffle!  We are still adding up the proceeds of our fundraising and will update you once we have a final amount.

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Charity Bike Raffle (in aid of Birmingham Children's Hospital)20th July 2021

Congratulations to Amelia in Class 1B who was the lucky winner of our Charity Bike Raffle!  We are still adding up the proceeds of our fundraising and will update you once we have a final amount.

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Lion Farm Action Centre - Summer Playscheme14th July 2021

Please contact Lion Farm Action Centre directly if you have any queries regarding this.

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Elections - Thursday 6th May; SCHOOL IS OPEN05th May 2021

St James is not being used as a polling station and so school is open as normal on Thursday 6th May 2021.
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Red Nose Day - Friday 19th March 202108th March 2021

Donations of £1 per pupil to dress up for Red Nose Day (this can be a costume, red nose merchandise or their own clothes).  Donations should be made via your ParentPay account - NO CASH.
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School Closure24th January 2021

School will be CLOSED on Monday 25th January 2021 due to bad weather conditions.  Further information will follow during the day tomorrow.

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School Closures - January 202104th January 2021

Please note that a letter has been uploaded on this website under:-

Parent Information 

Autumn Term 2020

Letter entitled - School closures - January 2021   04/01/2021

Please read asap. ... Read More

School Closure - Friday 18th December 202015th December 2020

As per the recent email sent to all parents (on 9th December), in line with the latest Government recommendation, school will be closed for pupils on Friday 18th December.

Apologies for the very late notice but felt it was important to announce this change of plan as soon as... Read More

School photos24th November 2020

Just a reminder that the photographer will be in school on Tuesday 1st December to take individual pupil photos (unfortunately we are unable to take class/family group photos on this occasion). ... Read More

Children in Need - Friday 13th November05th November 2020

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Parents of Year 6 Children27th October 2020

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Parent Meetings14th October 2020

Due to the current restrictions, we cannot provide face to face parents evening meetings and therefore meetings will take place by telephone (w/c 9th November 2020).   An email has been sent out to the parent of each child with details of the timings of appointments for each year group and details... Read More

Special Menu (Street Food Menu) - Thursday 1st October 202024th September 2020

Attached are details of the special 'Street Food Menu' on Thursday 1st October 2020 - Street Food Menu... Read More

Latest School Menu24th September 2020

This is the latest school meal menu recently circulated to all parents - School Meal Menu - Sept 2020... Read More

School Uniform - September 202007th July 2020

To restrict visitor numbers to school and to ensure we are following current Government social distancing guidelines, we will not be selling uniform in school for the foreseeable future.  We are not planning to sell any uniform in September so please do not rely on being able to purchase uniform in school. ... Read More

Year 5 Transition Video19th June 2020

Please find below a really informative video to replace the annual Year 5/6 parent meetings. The video is designed to help parents think about the things they need to consider when applying for secondary school place for their children. Read More

Reopening of school29th May 2020

Please note: school will not be open more widely to children in Reception, Year 1 or Y6 on Monday 1 June so do not bring children in. School will be open to more key worker children wc 8 June. Only bring children in if you have received an official offer... Read More

FSM vouchers update22nd April 2020

Free School Meal Vouchers

We understand that there are some parents that have not been receiving their £15.00 free school meal vouchers.  Please be assured that everything possible has been done from a school point of view and we have been desperately trying to sort out the problems that... Read More

Free School Meal Vouchers16th April 2020

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Reminder to key worker parents: if you have not provided proof from your employer that your role as a critical key worker is necessary for the continuation of essential public service, you should do so NOW.  We also request confirmation of working hours and shift patterns, as we will offer childcare for those... Read More

Home Learning Packs18th March 2020

We will be sending packs home with children in the event of a full school closure but these can also be accessed via the website for families who are already self isolating.  Please go to Parent Information and then to the tab Home Learning.  Thank you.... Read More

Coronavirus - precautionary measures13th March 2020

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Bagels - update - 12.03.2012th March 2020

Bagels will be served again from Monday 23rd March 2020.  A new supplier has been appointed.  Thank you for your patience.... Read More

Coronavirus Update12th March 2020

For the school's current position on Coronavirus, please see the letter sent out to all parents/carers today (12/03/2020).... Read More

Bagels - update06th March 2020

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Mufti Day - 4 Steps to a Smile Easter Egg donation on Friday 6th March03rd March 2020

Reminder - Friday 6th March is a mufti day.  We are asking for donations of Easter Eggs which we are collecting for the 'Four Steps to a Smile' charity.  Further information can be found on the letter recently sent out to all parents.
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Bagels02nd March 2020

Magic Breakfast have been notified that a frozen bagel supplied to a school contained a small single foreign object.  The object, which is in the process of being analysed, was not served to a child and was not ingested.
As a precautionary measure, we have been instructed to immediately refrain from consuming... Read More

World Book Day - Thursday 5th March02nd March 2020

Reminder: we are not dressing up in World Book Day costumes this year; children are encouraged to bring a new (or nearly new) book for their class library.  We will also be having a reading session for parents and children at 8:40am on Thursday.... Read More

Reminder12th February 2020

We break up for half term on Friday 14th February 2020 at the usual time.  School reopens on Monday 24th February at 8.50 am.  Enjoy the break!... Read More

Parent App06th February 2020

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Parents Evening - Monday 2nd March 202004th February 2020

Parents Evening - Monday 2nd March 2020 - 4pm to 8pm

Please book your appointment with your child's teacher via the Parents Evening link (A short guide on how to add appointments is included... Read More

Welcome to our new website04th February 2020

After a couple of months planning, we are delighted to announce the launch of our newly redesigned website. We wanted a new website to better collaborate with our parents and educational professionals.  We hope you like the fresh new look to the brand website, and the improved navigation.
We will be launching... Read More