Applications for Rising 3’s at Ball Green Primary for January 2022

We are now inviting applications for places in our Nursery Rising 3’s for January 2022.  These will be for children born between 1st Sept 2018 – 31st Dec 2018. Application forms can be collected from the school office. All applications should be submitted to the school office no later than Friday 3rd December 2021, with places…

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Feed the Need to Read Week – Monday 8th November

📚📚📚📚📚📚📚📚📚📚📚📚📚📚📚 Next week is the return of Feed The Need To Read Week! Throughout the week the children will be focussing their learning on all things reading will lots of different activities across the Key Stages happening too! On FRIDAY (12th) there will be a non-uniform day with the theme of‘our favourite book characters’ Much…

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‘Squid Game’ – Setting Parental Controls on Netflix

Dear Parents & Carers, Please find attached a recent safeguarding notification receivedfrom inEQE in relation ‘Squid Game.’ https://ineqe.com/2021/10/08/squid-game/?utm_campaign=Ineqe%20Safeguarding%20Roundup&utm_medium=email&_hsmi=171141003&_hsenc=p2ANqtz-_biVv_FeXlgp4c9jrK8EHJBK5b4jRaGAwamYT6JVmGs0cJYFuGuzeb7uCCgqQ7E4VXqsuGibGp6OFmKAgMuJilqQsB3pg4eYI23GaDRITa0cf37ao&utm_content=171141003&utm_source=hs_email I have also attached a poster summarising Netflix’s Safety Guide toset viewing restrictions, profile locks, PINcodes and much more. I hope that you find the information useful and helpful in ourcontinued efforts to keep our children safe.…

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Black History Month – Rights Respecting School Assembly

Dear Children, Parents & Carers, During our ‘Rights Respecting School’ assembly this afternoon, the children have been learning about ‘Black History Month’ which is held every October. We had a wonderful discussion about the importance of these celebrations and got to explore the impact of Rosa Parks on the civil rights movement in the US.…

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Dear Parents & Carers, Are you a parent or carer of a child with Special Educational Needs and/or a Disability? Do you live in Stoke on Trent and would you like to know more about Annual Reviews of Education, Health and Care Plans? SEND Information, Advice and Support Services [SENDIASS] provide free, accurate, impartial, confidential,…

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What parents need to know about Pokemon Go – Advice for Parents and Carers

Dear Parents & Carers, As a part of our continued efforts to keep children, parents and carers informed about some of the potential safeguarding pitfalls in ‘on-line’ games and apps, please find below a recent communication from National Online Safety. For further information, please see: https://nationalonlinesafety.com/training/search?search=&sort=new&cat=explainer-videos&type=

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Aiming High [Short Breaks] in Staffordshire

Dear Parents & Carers of Children with Special Educational Needs and/or Disabilities, Please find below, information received today from Staffordshire’s ‘Aiming High’ team: A variety of activities are available for 0-18’s with a Special Educational Need/Disability (SEND) and their families who live in Staffordshire. Young people up to the age of 25 can also take…

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Infection Control Policy and addendum for Coronavirus [COVID-19] updated, Sept 2021

Dear Parents/Carers, Please find attached a copy of our updated Infection Control Policy and the addendum for Coronavirus [COVID-19]. This policy outlines the school’s mitigating actions for controlling the risk of infections in school and especially in relation to Coronavirus [COVID-19]. Should you have any questions or queries then please do not hesitate to contact…

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