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!

PE – Getting the wall bars out

Today in our PE lesson we got the wall bars out and explored jumping, climbing and landing safely. We had to listen carefully to the rules. If Miss T shakes the tambourine it means stop, safely climb down from the equipment and freeze. We were not allowed to climb over the top, and only 1 […]

Gruffalo Habitats – Learning about basic needs

This has been our second week of investigating the book ‘The Gruffalo’ by Julia Donaldson in Reception. We have been learning about habitats and linking these to our rights and basic needs. We learnt that all animals, including humans, need: Shelter; safety; food & drink. We thought that the Gruffalo might live in a cave […]

International Day of Education

Today is the International Day of Education – a day declared by the United Nations in celebration of the role education can play in establishing peace and sustainable development! With climate change becoming an increasing threat to children’s education around the world, it is important that we use our voices and encourage our leaders to fund climate […]

We’re Going on a Bear Hunt

For the last 2 weeks we have been learning about the story of ‘We’re Going on a Bear Hunt’ by Michael Rosen. The children have enjoyed going on their own bear hunt, sequencing the story and we have even had a go at some Bear Hunt yoga! Crocodiles Class really enjoy the work of Michael […]

A visit from the dentist

Today the children had a visit from the dentist. We had to sit in a funny chair that reclined backwards, open our mouth and then the dentist counted our teeth using a special mirror! Then we were given our own toothbrush to take home. Even Miss Tillsley had a check-up {and she’s still got all […]

Christmas Fair

Thank you so much to everyone who came to the Christmas Fair last night and support the school with our fundraising efforts – your help is very much appreciated. The children enjoyed making their beautiful snowman decorations, and they sold like hot cakes! We’ve only got about 10 left so hurry if you want to […]