About Us

Beeches Infant School

Welcome To Our School Website!

Who Are We?

Welcome to our school which is in the Great Barr area of Birmingham.

This is a happy school where children are at the heart of everything we do. Our motto is ‘we grow, we care, we learn, we share’, and this is exactly what happens here.

Beeches Infant School (BIS) caters for children aged 4-7 years and there are nine classes, three in each year group. We are part of a campus of five schools and have close links with Beeches Nursery, Beeches Junior, Arena Academy and also Priestley Smith School for the blind and partially sighted.

We believe in partnership and work closely with parents to achieve the best for our pupils; Aiming high at Beeches Infant School. Our aim is to provide a broad and balanced curriculum as well as to prepare children for their future by becoming independent learners. Our website gives you a wonderful insight into the work of our school, the learning that takes place, and the many opportunities that our children have available to them.

Our School Life

Our school motto is We Grow, We Care, We Learn, We Share. We believe that this ensures our children the best possible experience during their introduction to the education system, putting them first at all times and ensuring a positive learning environment for all.

Delivering an inspiring & thought-provoking curriculum is our passion. Our thought-provoking curriculum challenges our children in fun and innovative ways to ensure they enjoy their learning.

At Beeches Infants School, we are delighted to be classed as a Rights Respecting Gold School. Gold: Rights Respecting is the third stage of the Rights Respecting Schools Award, It is granted by UNICEF UK to schools that have fully embedded children’s rights throughout the school in its policies, practice and ethos, as outlined in the RRSA Strands and Outcomes.

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As a school, we believe creating a positive learning environment is vital maintaining pupil success. This positive environment creates high standards of learning, whilst also (and some say most importantly) ensuring school is fun!

What Have We Been Up To At School This Week?

Check out our latest blog posts here!

School Trip to Sandwell Valley

Today we took the children on their school trip to Sandwell Valley. What a lovely day it was!We had to get on a coach which was very exciting.In the morning we were pond dipping – we had to kneel by the side of the pond to keep us safe and then use our net in […]

Vegetable tasting in Owls (A.24)

As part of our DT project, year 1 have been looking at keeping healthy (A.24). Today we have thought about eating vegetables as part of a balanced diet. We have thought about the fruits and vegetables we enjoy and then we have tasted different vegetables. First we described what the vegetables look like before tasting […]

Commonwealth Sponsored Event with Olympian Joe Roebuck

This week we took place in our sponsored event.We had to do a circuit – first ‘spotty dogs’, ‘leg drives’ then ‘burpies’, and finally ‘star jumps’ All of the children really did us proud. They all had a good go and joined in and tried their very best – I think we have some potential […]

The Gingerbread Man

This week we have continued with our learning about the Gingerbread Man. We carried out an experiment to test whether the Gingerbread Man would float or sink. He sank! and he was very soggy. He melted away. We got to eat some gingerbread and later some of us decided to experiment with other things – […]

Chick Delivery

Last week we had a very special delivery of 10 eggs in an incubator. Over the week 8 chicks hatched! We have enjoyed watching them grow, holding them and writing a non-chronological report all about chicks in English.

Guest Artist

Today Reception were visited by our guest artist Benny Semp. Benny is working with us as part of our Commonwealth Connections Project. He worked with each class and the children produced sports related art painted onto fabric using special paint. The children were fascinated and enthralled and produced some wonderful art. Crocodiles said: ‘I liked […]