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  • Wednesday 25 November 2020 Single Covid19 case in Year 12 We have a single positive Covid19 case in Year 12. The parents/carers of students who have been in close contact with that student have been informed and those students have been told to self-isolate. If you have not been contacted, your child has not been in close contact with the infected student. In the mean time, please follow the advice in this article.
  • Thursday 19 November 2020 Council food voucher scheme from October We emailed parents and carers earlier today to provide details of the belated food voucher scheme the Council has put in place to support families with the cost of feeding students over the October half. The retrospective voucher codes (£15 per child) have been sent to families in receipt of Free School Meals. More information available here.
  • Wednesday 18 November 2020 EPIC Teaching and Learning Ms Eskell has published the November edition of the EPIC teaching and learning newsletter. Click here to read it.
  • Tuesday 17 November 2020 Mock exams moved due to Covid19 Details of the mock exam timetable for Year 11 students are available here.
  • Tuesday 17 November 2020 Year 11 Mock Exams and Online lessons To ensure everyone understands the requirements and expectations for online lessons and the mock exam timetable, Ms Porter has emailed all of Year11. The information from the article is available here. Please read it carefully.
  • Monday 16 November 2020 Make your Mark Voting for Sixth Form students is now LIVE via Firefly! Please make sure you vote using link sent out to you by Mr Weaver as a task in Firefly and then mark the task as completed. Voting closes on the 30th November.
  • Sunday 15 November 2020 All of Year 10 must self-isolate We have a confirmed positive case of coronavirus (COVID-19) at school over the weekend. Due to this, all Year 10 students will need to self-isolate until Tuesday 24th November. In line with the national guidance your child must stay at home and not go out during this isolation period.
  • Thursday 12 November 2020 Sixth Form Virtual Open Evening Interested in joining our Sixth Form in September 2021? Come along to our Virtual Open Evening to find out more about courses available and how to apply.
  • Wednesday 11 November 2020 Act of Remembrance It might have been smaller this year and it was definitely socially distanced, but the annual Act of Remembrance still took place in a Covid-secure format. Our school community is grateful for the sacrifice made by all servicemen and women around the world to keep us safe and secure our future.
  • Wednesday 11 November 2020 Dinner money debt: reduced credit limit Please be aware that we are reducing the credit limit for catering accounts. If your family is struggling to cover the cost of school meals or you can't afford extra treat items on top of the daily free school meal allowance, please make contact with your child's Head of Key Stage and they will be pleased to discuss the support that can be offered. More details in this article.
  • Tuesday 10 November 2020 2 Covid Cases We have uploaded a letter to parents about 2 cases of Covid 19 at the school. You can read the letter via the link in this news article
  • Monday 9 November 2020 Updated Covid-secure risk assessment We regularly review our safety arrangements to make sure the site is Covid-secure. We are happy to share our assessment of the risk and the measure we have in place to control it. You can download our risk assessment here
  • Monday 9 November 2020 Two important letters to read Two important letters have been uploaded to the website; one from the Headteacher and the other from the Council's Director of Public Health in Birmingham. Please read both of them.
  • Wednesday 4 November 2020 Protecting Devices from Malware Malicious software, e.g computer viruses, is an ever present threat to users of electronic devices, especially online. Bordesley Green Girls' School has successfully dealt with previous malware attacks. This uploaded advice page will help parents and carers to keep their daughters and themselves safe from malware attacks.
  • Wednesday 4 November 2020 Find out what is on the lunch menu We have added a link to the website which will give you details of the weekly lunch menu so you can see what meals we are offering via our official caterers abm catering limited
  • Tuesday 3 November 2020 Raise money for BGGS whilst you shop Raise money for BGGS during lockdown when you shop online through #easyfundraising. Over 3,600 big-name retailers such as Argos, John Lewis, Boden, Apple, Confused.com, ASOS, even Amazon and eBay all give free donations when you make an online purchase with them. Click on the image for more info
  • Tuesday 3 November 2020 Make Your Mark Young people across the UK can now take part in the annual Make Your Mark ballot, the largest UK youth consultation of its kind. Students at Bordesley Green Girls School will this month be able to take part in this vote online. We look forward to our students getting involved in this and making their voices heard.
  • Tuesday 3 November 2020 School Council Meeting The fourth school council meeting this year will take place: Wednesday 4th November in the Hall. Click here for more information.
  • Monday 2 November 2020 Cold lunch today and tomorrow We would like to apologise for the unexpected disruption to our catering arrangements today due to a problem with the gas supply in our school kitchen. Our catering team had to think quickly and decided to make a tasty pasta salad for everyone and serve it with a side salad plus tray-baked cake and a bottle of still water. Click for details.
  • Thursday 22 October 2020 Parent Governor Elections Do you have a child at our school? Are you interested in shaping our educational provision? Can you commit to volunteering a few hours per month? Then stand in our parent governor elections. (This is a fresh call for nominations after the previous call resulted in no-one coming forward for election.)
  • Wednesday 21 October 2020 Tell us if your child tests positive for Covid19 Please tell us as soon as possible if your daughter test's positive for Covid19
  • Wednesday 21 October 2020 Mrs Harris' i-Marathon Challenge Mrs Harris has been running an i-Marathon of 26.2 miles for St Mary's Hospice. Not only has she achieved this distance, but has almost run 40 miles which is amazing achievement
  • Wednesday 14 October 2020 PINs needed at lunchtime once more From tomorrow, students will need to know their 4 digit PIN (personal identification number) because they will be asked for for their PIN when they collect your lunch each day.
  • Tuesday 13 October 2020 Safety advice for parents Autumn is here and nights are getting darker. The Headteacher, in connection with West Midlands Police, would like to draw your attention to some important safety reminders that should be passed on to your child.
  • Tuesday 29 September 2020 Year 9 must self-isolate A a Year 9 student has tested positive for COVID-19. All Year 9 students will need to self-isolate for a period of 14 days from the last time of contact (Friday 25th September). Year 9 students will return to school on Monday 12th October 2020.
  • Monday 28 September 2020 School Council to meet on Weds 30th Sept The second school council meeting this year will take place: Wednesday 30th September in the Hall. (With the exception of 7 and 12)
  • Friday 25 September 2020 Mrs Harris is taking part in the i-Marathon Mrs Harris has taken on another challenge and will be running/ walking an I-Marathon of 26.2 miles for St Mary's Hospice Birmingham throughout October. Can you help her reach her fundraising target?
  • Friday 25 September 2020 Shocking video shows why proper mask technique is important It's really important that students wear their facemasks properly AND that they put them on/take them off correctly. Watch this demonstration of how easily Covid19 spreads if you don't do it right!
  • Friday 25 September 2020 Telephone Helpline for Parents and Carers Do you as a parent or carer feel that you need someone to talk to about your child during the return to school phase? Birmingham Educational Psychology Service is providing a telephone helpline for any parents or carers of children in Birmingham, who feel they would benefit from a consultation with a psychologist to support them
  • Friday 25 September 2020 Letter about expanded online lesson provision We have recently increased our provision of online lessons to enable learning to continue if any year group bubble is asked to self-isolate for 14 days. Classes will continue to operate online during this period at the scheduled time on your daughters’ timetable.
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