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Archive for the ‘Keeping Safe’ Category

Reception Trip!

Wednesday, 18 May 2022

Reception class had a lovely time on their bus trip today! As well as a ride on the bus and a tour of the local area, the children got to explore the bus – including the baggage area and the engine! Their favourite part however was being able to sound horn! Thank you to the lovely driver who really made the experience special for the children!

Safer Internet Day

Tuesday, 8 February 2022

Today is Safer Internet Day! Although our children learn how to stay safe online through every computing unit of work, today they did a little bit extra! The theme this year is ‘Together for a better internet.’ The children learned even more about how our online behaviour can impact on both ourselves and others.

Road Safety

Tuesday, 15 June 2021

Shelia talking to our Year 6 children

On Monday 14th June the children from Year 6 took part in a Road Safety talk provided by Dudley.

Ladies came into school to talk to the children about how to stay safe when they are travelling – this is especially important as they get ready to start Secondary School in September.

The workshop was very useful and the children food it very helpful.

EYFS Bus and Police Visit

Tuesday, 25 February 2020

Fun on the bus!

On Tuesday 25th February the children from Nursery and Reception had some very special visitors from National Express West Midlands and a local Police Officer who all brought a bus with them to school!

The children loved exploring the bus and talking about bus travel and they listened very carefully to the police officer who talked about how he keeps people safe on the bus too!

It was a lovely morning and all the children had a wonderful time!

Road Safety

Wednesday, 3 July 2019

On Wednesday 3rd July the children from Year 6 were visited by a road safety representative from Dudley to talk about the importance of travelling safety – especially important for our Year 6’s who will be travelling to their new secondary school sin September.

The children listened carefully and understand some of the dangers when travelling and how to make good choices and stay safe!

Year 6 during their talk

Year 3 Bikeability

Friday, 3 May 2019

Year 3 on the playground

On Wednesday 1st May the children from Year 3 took part in cycling safety training.

The children leaned all about how to check that their bike is safe before they ride and how to cycle safely.

Well done Year 3!


Tuesday, 30 April 2019

Year 5 out on the road

On Tuesday 30th April the children from Year 5 took part in advanced cycle training which involved going out of school on their bikes and cycling safely on the roads around school.

The children took part so sensibly and listened carefully to all of the safety advice given by the Bikability Instructors.

Well done Year 5!

Safer Internet Day

Tuesday, 5 February 2019

Year 4 thinking about how to make the internet a safer place

Tuesday 5th February is National Safer Internet Day and we took part by learning even more about ways to use the internet safely and what to do if we spot something which isn’t right.

The theme of this years Safer Internet Day is ‘Together for a better internet’.  The children thought about the part they play in keeping the internet safe and enjoyable for everyone!

Fire Safety

Wednesday, 14 November 2018

White Watch talking to Year 4!

On Monday 12th November SPARKS (the Firefighters from White Watch) came into school to talk to the children in Year 4 about being safe at home.

White Watch explained some of the skills they need to do their job and then talked to the children about what they can do to stay safe in their home and what they should do if a fire was ever to break out.

The children found the talk very interesting, one child commented, “I know how I would safely get out of my house if there was a fire upstairs.”

Thank you  White Watch!

Staying Safe!

Thursday, 19 July 2018

PCSO Finney talking to Year 6.

On Thursday 19th July PCSO Finney came into school to talk to the Year 6 children who will soon be leaving us.

PCSO Finney wanted to talk to the children about how to stay safe on the streets and avoid being taken in by gangs.  He also explained the dangers of crime and what the children can do to stay safe.

It was a very informative session and the children found it very helpful!