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Walk a mile with us !

At Nelson primary school, we believe it is important to promote the importance of keeping fit and active. Encouraging ourselves and the children to walk every day is one of the best things we can do for our physical and mental well-being. Walking has numerous benefits for the body, including weight management, improving heart health, reducing the risk of chronic diseases, and boosting mood and mental health.


We are excited to announce that our school has a brand new track around the field, and we would like to invite all parents and children to come in early and walk some laps. Walking is an easy and low-impact exercise that is suitable for people of all ages and fitness levels. It is a great way to start the day, and studies have shown that walking in the morning can improve focus and productivity throughout the day.



Walking on our track is also an excellent way to socialise and bond with other parents and children. You can catch up with friends, make new ones, and enjoy the fresh air and beautiful surroundings  (including our new allotment) of our school. Additionally, our new board will tell you how many laps you need to walk to cover a mile or a half-mile, making it easy to track your progress and set goals.


We encourage you to make walking a part of your daily routine, and what better way to start than by coming into school early and taking some laps on our new track? So, set your alarm clock a little earlier, and join us at 8.15am for a morning walk. Let's all take a step towards a healthier, happier life!


Donations of 50p can be paid via our parent pay app.  The theme is to wear something red to school. We will be having a cake sale organised by our school councillors on the Friday after comic relief day (24th March). We hope you come and buy cakes, as every penny will go to this much beloved charity. 

**Update on the school allotment**

Nelson Primary school has a new allotment and we can not wait to start planting and growing. Take a tour with us.

Christmas Raffle Tickets on sale from Wednesday 7th December

School Council Fund Raising Initiative: December 2022

Children in Need Cake Sale :November 2022

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Mrs BI - Majahid and the school council organised a cake sell that was held after school on Friday 18th November. Local supermarkets, parents and teachers had donated cakes, and our amazing school councillors helped to sell. Thank you everyone. We raised £186.00 for Children in Need.

Harvest Collection 2022

A big thankyou to our Nelson families who donated food to our collection this year. We recognise that at this present time, it is difficult for everyone to make ends meet. We asked whether you felt that the food should be available to our families or donated to the wider community via the Ladywood food bank. 

The poll revealed that you would like to send it to the food bank, and because of your generosity, you will directly help a family in need. 






Year 3 and 4 Dodgeball Festival


A huge well done to all of the children who participated in the dodgeball festival and earnt the first set of points for their Sports Day teams. All the teams are off to a great start. A big thank you to Ranya, Elaaf, Thierry and Salmeen, our changemakers, who helped to organise and run the event. We are looking forward to Year 2's dodgeball festival on Tuesday, let's see if they can change the standings!



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Upcoming Sports Day- Thursday 7th July

Blackwell Residential Yr 5 2022

Our residential trip to Blackwell Adventure came to an end last week. The excited year 5 children left early on Monday 20th June and began a 4 night adventure which saw them sleeping in tents, and and spending the long warm days engaged in a fun packed timetable of activities designed to test their teamwork skills, social skills, stamina, strength and personal resilience. Last Friday, 23 tired and weary children returned home to their parents safe and sound. It was a brilliant week, with fantastic weather, and we are certain that they will remember their time at Blackwell for many years to come.

Thankyou to Mr Hargreaves, Miss Johal, Miss M Begum, Miss Richards and Miss Hoque for all volunteering to accompany the children to Blackwell with Mrs Dawes.

Our newest school project- The "Nelson Allotment" is starting to take shape!

Jubilee Cake Design- Nelson win 3 prizes!

The judges were so impressed with the entrants from Nelson that they decided to award not only first place to one of our talented students, but also second and third prizes.

First place - Kevin Liu aged 9 - Annual Merlin family passes/ meal for 4 at Albert’s
Second place - Seerat Kau Cha aged 8 - 3 attraction family pass and breakfast at Alberts
Third place - Yun Duo aged 10 - Sea Life day pass and pastries and tea at Alberts

The children were able to invite a friend, and their parents to attend a special Jubilee breakfast at the Alberts Schloss Restaurant where Kevin got to see his design on a real cake.

20/1/22 Mrs Bi and the School Councillor Representatives present their fundraising cheque to Birmingham Children Hospital Charity.

19/1/22 Headteacher Letter: Covid Guidelines

School Council Cake Sale

Thankyou to all the parents and staff who purchased cakes from the sale on Thursday 11th December . The children raised approximately £100 that will go to their chosen charity- Birmingham Children's Hospital Charity. Great work school council! 


Shabana- Mahmood MP: Design a christmas card competition

Back in October, Shabana Mahmood MP, launched a "Design a Christmas Card" competition. It was open to local Primary Schools- but it was at Nelson where the w...

Next Friday (10th December) is Christmas Jumper Day. Donation must go directly to the charity. Please don't use parent pay. 

It would be great to see us smash our collection target!