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Breakfast Club information. (08.11.19)

Please ensure children are in the building by no later than 8:25am in order for them to be served a breakfast.  Any children arriving after that time will unfortunately not be able to have a breakfast due to staff needing to get the hall ready for worship and the kitchen preparing lunch.  Many thanks for your co-operation.

Admissions & Transfer Information (07/11/19)


(including Rising 3's Nursery Admission January 2020; Nursery & Reception Admission in September 2020 and Transfer to Middle for Year 4 children September 2020


First School to Middle School Transfer

Personalised letters from Staffordshire Admissions were given to Year 4 children before half term regarding transfer from First School to Middle School in September 2019. These letters were only for children who live within Staffordshire. Please see note below regarding the application process for those living in surrounding education authorities. The closing date for applications is 15th January 2020.

Reception Admissions

If you have a child due to start school in September 2020 (born between 1st September 2015 and 31st August 2016) and would like a place in Reception you need to apply on-line direct to Staffordshire County Council for a school place and not through school. You are strongly advised to make more than one preference of school. The closing date for Reception applications is 15th January 2020.

A letter has been given to each child in Nursery today entitled ‘Important Information – Admission into Reception Class September 2020. Please follow the guidance in this letter to apply for a place in Reception – a copy can also be found on this webpage in the attachments below.

Applications should be made online at:-

More information can also be found at this web address or please telephone the Staffordshire Admissions team on 0300 111 8007 if you have a particular query.

Nb. Parents of children who reside outside Staffordshire will need to apply through their home Local Authority (i.e. the LA you pay your council tax to) and cannot apply through Staffordshire Admissions (even if a Staffordshire school is being applied for).  Neighbouring local authorities will pass applications they receive for Staffordshire Schools through to Staffordshire Admissions under their co-ordinated admissions scheme.

Applications can be made online through Wolverhampton Admissions from 8th November 2019 - 15th January 2020. 

Nursery Admissions

Applications for Nursery places at St Nicholas First School for September 2020 need to be made direct to school using a ‘Nursery 2020 Application form’ which will be available to download from our school website from Friday 10th January 2020. The closing date for completed application forms to be received in the school office is Friday 27th March 2020.

Rising 3’s

NB. Application to Nursery Sept 2020 forms must still be completed even if admitted as a Rising 3 child this academic year

Afternoon Nursery places for 3 year olds born between September & December are available from January 2020 and registration forms should be returned to school expressing interest in Rising 3 admission before October half term. Packs will be sent out to applicants on Friday 8th November 2019. 

 There may also be places available for Rising 3's at Easter 2020 and applications should be made by returning the Data Collection/Registration forms indicating this requirement by the beginning of March 2020.  


Codsall Dramatic Society - Snow White

Please see attached information regarding Codsall Dramatic Society's production of Snow White with colouring competition.

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TT Rockstars Maths Challenge Week 11th - 16th November (6.11.19)

Please see attached poster regarding the exciting TT Rockstars Maths Challenge week 11th to 16th November.

Please select a file to download:
Download this file (Rock Out 2019 Poster.jpg)Rock Out 2019 Poster.jpg

Relationships and Health Education DFE Parent Guide

Please see attached which gives parents information about the change towards the new Relationships and Health Education curriculum which comes into effect from September 2020.  We hope you will find this useful.   

Parents who wish to read this document in another language should click here.

Please select a file to download:
Download this file (RSE_primary_schools_guide_for_parents.pdf)RSE_primary_schools_guide_for_parents.pdf

Adults Only Christmas Fayre at Birches First School (4.11.19)

Please see attached which Birches PTFA would like to invite St Nics families and friends to support.  

Please select a file to download:
Download this file (A5 Christmas Flyer.pdf)A5 Christmas Flyer.pdf

Children In Need PJ's Day on Monday 18th November (24.10.19)

Wear your pyjamas to school for Children In Need (no nighties please!) on Monday 18th November - £1 donation.

Please select a file to download:
Download this file (Children In Need.pdf)Children In Need.pdf


Please see attached files with the school's OFSTED documents for parents to access.   Paper copies are available from the front school office, should any parent wish to have a paper copy made available to them.


Half Term Activity @ Parish Rooms Mon 28th Oct 2019 (16.10.19)

A free Activity "Fright the Good Fright" is available to children over half term on Monday 28th October between 10am & 12 noon.  Please see leaflet below for more information and to book your child's place.


Please note children of Nursery and Reception age must be accompanied by parents/carers.

Please select a file to download:
Download this file (St Nics @ Parish Rooms - Fright the Good Fright.pdf)St Nics @ Parish Rooms - Fright the Good Fright.pdf

Aim High Activities (16.10.19)

Information on the latest activities for children and young people with Special Educational Needs/Disabilities (SEND) and their families is available via the Staffordshire Connects Website.

Activities are open to young people and their families who live in Staffordshire. Each child/young person can take part in at least one free activity a month and additional activities (for which there may be a charge) can also be booked.

To book places or for any queries please call 0300 111 8007 (option 5).

(Lines are open Monday-Friday, 9am-5pm).

PTFA Firework Spectacular - Friday 8th November 6pm (14/10/19)

PTFA Firework Spectacular - Friday 8th November (Gates open at 6pm with Fireworks from 7:30pm)

Letters are being distributed today with information regarding this year's Firework Spectacular which has been organised by our PTFA.  The letter and order form can be seen in the attachement below

Please select a file to download:
Download this file (Firework Evening 2019 - Ticket order form.pdf)Firework Evening 2019 - Ticket order form.pdf

Christmas cards - Eco (14.10.19)

We hope you have now seen your child’s PTFA Christmas card and order form. As you will see the company we use is environmentally friendly in keeping with our school Eco commitment! 

Please select a file to download:
Download this file (EcoCertificate.pdf)EcoCertificate.pdf

South Staffs Autism Parents Support Group (14.10.19)

Please find attached the South Staffs Autism Parents Support Group information for the upcoming meeting on 21st October 2019.

Please select a file to download:
Download this file (SSAPSG INFO October 2019.pdf)SSAPSG INFO October 2019.pdf

PTFA Christmas Cards

Some of the teachers have brought to my attention that some of the Christmas Cards have incorrectly spelt names and surnames on them.  A letter will come out to accompany the cards and order forms on Monday and we would ask that any incorrect spellings are noted on the form for the company clearly please.  We hope you are happy with the children's designs.  

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