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New dimissal arrangements as of Monday 16th May 2022


Dear parents and carers,

I am delighted to inform you that from Monday 16th May 2022 we will be changing the arrangements for dismissal at the end of the school day.


Dismissal times will be:

Reception - Year 6 will be dismissed at 3.15pm

Nursery will be dismissed at 3.30pm.


Where will pupils be dismissed from?

Pupils in nursery, reception, Year 1, Year 2 and Year 3 will be dismissed from their classrooms.

Pupils in Year 4 will be dismissed from the lower school front playground.

Pupils in Years 5 and 6 will continue to be dismissed from the current dismissal areas.



We look forward to inviting parents into school for a number of end of term events in July.

Thank you for your support with dismissal in the last 18 months, we are pleased we are returning to the previous arrangements.




Information regarding Summer term dates


The last day of the summer term for pupils will be Monday 18th July 2022


Tuesday 19th, Wednesday 20th & Thursday 21st will be staff training.



Reception & Year 1

Exciting news about reading at home for children in reception and Year 1.
Today your child will be able to access an E Book to read at home.
They will be able to practice what they have been learning in phonics as they read the book with you.
For more information please read this useful information: click here






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The start of the school day

The school gates open at 8.30am and close at 8.45am.

Registers are called at 8.50am.


The dismissal times for pupils Monday - Friday are:

  • Nursery, reception, Year 1 and Year 2:  3.30pm
  • Year 3, Year 4, Year 5 and Year 6:  3.15pm


Thank you for your continued support around dismissal.


  • From today 16.09.21 Y3 will be dismissed at 3.15pm from the Sports Hall entrance on Arthur Road.


All other year groups will stay the same as identified below.


  • Year 4 will be dismissed at 3.15pm from the back playground. Parents to enter via the gate on Grove Lane (old yellow gate).


  •  Year 2 will be dismissed at 3.30pm from the back playground. Parents to enter via the gate on Grove Lane (old yellow gate).


  • Reception will be dismissed at 3.30pm from the Sports Hall entrance on Arthur Road.


  • Nursey & Year 1 will continue to be dismissed from the front play ground at 3.30pm


Thank you for your cooperation and patience as we put this new system in place. The barriers will ensure all children are dismissed in a safe and prompt manner.


There is no early dismissal for our children on a Friday.

Physical education

We want all children to be physically active. In addition to playtime and lunchtime with their year group each child has two PE lessons a week.

These are the PE days for each year group:

  • Year 1: Tuesday and Thursday
  • Year 2: Monday and Friday
  • Year 3: Friday
  • Year 4: Thursday
  • Year 5: Monday and Friday
  • Year 6: Tuesday and Thursday

Children can come to school in their PE kit.

We request children wear the correct PE kit. This is pair of black shorts, leggings or jogging bottoms , a white T- shirt ( no logos) and a pair of black pumps. For outdoor PE pupils can wear trainers. Hair bands should be green, black, or grey.




  • Year 3: Children in 3R swim on a Tuesday, 3Y swim on a Wednedsday & 3G swim on a thursday


  • Year 4: Children in Year 4 swim on a Tuesday


On a swimming day all children should wear their school uniform.


Water bottles

Keeping hydrated helps children concentrate in lessons. We encourage all pupils to bring a water bottle to school each day. Water bottles will come home each day for cleaning and refilling.


Contacting school

Do you have a question? Do you want to let school know something about your child?


  • Please complete a Parental Enquiry form. Our administration staff have these forms ready for you.
  • Telephone school on 0121 464 4669
  • Email on enquiry@grove.bham.sch.uk







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