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Our aim at Birches Green Junior School is for all children to reach their full potential through excellence and enjoyment in a safe, challenging and personalised environment where everyone is equally valued and has a sense of belonging. Learning is for life.


Proud to be part of the Erdington Schools Collaboration.

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We are recruiting for two Class teacher posts (maternity cover and part time.) For more details please click the links below.

Job vacancy advert (maternity cover)

Job vacancy advert (part time)

Job description

Personal specification

Application form

Guidance notes


Birches Green Junior School was established in 1929 and is one of the oldest schools in Erdington, celebrating its 90th birthday in 2019.

We are proud of our rich history but also celebrate the developments and opportunities that we can provide for our children in the 21st Century:

Staying Safe . . . in a school that is a happy and caring place where pupils enjoy coming to school safely.

Enjoying and achieving . . . where good relations between pupils and their teachers and teaching assistants help makes lessons harmonious events that pupils fully enjoy.

Making positive contributions . . . via the school council, which has brought new facilities for our pupils to enjoy.

Organising residential visits  . . . to promote self confidence and to develop the personal and social skills that pupils will require for success at the next stage of their education.

Head Teachers Statement

Welcome to Birches Green Junior School.

We hope that you will find this website both useful and informative.

As a school we are constantly striving to improve on previous best to ensure that all children receive the best possible education in order to reach their full potential.

We promote skills for life and the values of democracy, the rule of law, individual liberty and respect and tolerance of others beliefs and cultures. This will support our pupils of today to become the good citizens of tomorrow.

Reading with Parent & Inspire Workshop dates

Tuesday, 18th June, 2019 - Year 6 Reading with Parents workshop.

Tuesday, 2nd July, 2019 - Year 5 Reading with Parents workshop.

2018-19 Term Dates

Autumn Term 1

Tuesday, September 4 Friday, October 26
Parents' Evening     Tuesday, September 25  Wednesday, September 26
Autumn Term 2 Monday, November 5 Thursday, December 20
Spring Term 1 Tuesday, January 8         Friday, February 15        
Spring Term 2  Monday, February 25 Friday, April 12
Parents' Evening Monday, February 11 Tuesday, February 12
Summer Term 1 Tuesday, April 30 Friday, May 24
Summer Term 2 Monday, June 3 Friday, July 19
Parents' Evening Tuesday, July 9 Wednesday, July 10

Important events this term

Tuesday 18th June, 2019 - Parents' Evening for Year 2 children.

Tuesday, 25th June, 2019 - Sports Day.

Monday, 1st July, 2019 - School Photos.

Wedneday, 3rd July, 2019 - Transition Day


Monday, 22nd July, 2019

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