ParentPay - our new online payment service from September 2021

We are pleased to announce that you will be able to pay online for items such as dinner money, school trips and uniform, using a secure website called ParentPay. ParentPay is replacing School Money. ParentPay will be our only method of making payments to school.

Reopening School - Information for Parents & Pupils

Dear Parents and Carers,

Firstly, I hope that you are all safe and well. I want to begin by saying that I know there will be a wide variation in thoughts and feelings about school reopening. We find ourselves in a continually evolving situation. We have been navigating this situation together for almost a year now and our approach as a school remains the same: we are here to support our families in any way we possibly can.

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Important Information Regarding School Reopening

Dear Parents/Carers

To enable us to appropriately prepare the building for a full reopening, school will be closed to all critical worker and vulnerable pupils on Thursday 4th and Friday 5th March. This will allow for staff training, deep cleaning of the site and preparation of learning spaces for Monday 8th .

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Hodge Hill Community Advice

Our Community Connector Team are qualified, skilled professionals, who will be available every week to listen and provide you with early help, advice and support.

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COVID-19 Support

We know that the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic and the lockdown continues to be felt globally. Many people are facing extremely difficult circumstances because of this, which has resulted in a worrying and anxious time for many people. Below you can find a list of organisations should you or your family need further support in these unprecidented times.

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Half Term Free School Meal Vouchers

In order to continue to support eligible parents and pupils with access to free school meals (FSM) during the February half term, Birmingham City Council have provided a one-off supermarket eVoucher for each eligible pupil in Reception to Year 6. Birmingham City Council have provided these voucher codes which can be redeemed online for a range of supermarkets.

If you are eligible and have received a text message from school with your digital eVoucher cheque, please follow these steps to order your supermarket eVoucher:

PDSS Spring 21 Newsletter

The Physical Difficulties Support Service (PDSS) provides specialist support to schools/settings and Children and Young Persons who have –

  • a moderate/significant physical difficulty as their primary need.
  • a medical condition, which affects their physical access to the school day. 
The team support mainstream schools and settings to remove barriers to pupil’s access, learning, social interaction and developing independence.

Brighter Beginnings: Workshops for parents/carers

Learn from our trainers in a supportive, non-judgemental space.
Hear other parents' experiences; share as much or as little of your story as you wish.

Newsletter - February 2021

I hope that you are all well and keeping safe through yet another long and difficult lockdown. 

As always, we have worked collaboratively to ensure that learning continues to happen for all children either through online learning or through the paper packs that have been prepared. I would like to thank you all for the support that you are providing to your children so that they are learning and engaging as much as they can with school, their teachers and their peers. I would also like to thank all the Highfield team for the work that they are doing too.

Contact Us

Highfield Junior & Infant School
Highfield Road
B8 3QF

Phone: 0121 647 1708



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