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World Book Day

We have had an amazing World Book Day! Well done to all of our children who have dressed up in such fantastic costumes, and well done to all of those parents and carers who have helped out! We hope you … Continue reading

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Author and Poet Jane Clarke’s Visit

Author and poet Jane Clarke visited our school today! All of the KS2 classes enjoyed workshops with her, where she read her books, talked about the process of writing and getting books published and shared some of her writing tips … Continue reading

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Readathon

Well done to all of our children, who took part in the Readathon challenge over the last few weeks! Everybody enjoyed reading lots of books and we raised £901 for the Readathon charity! Thank you so much to everybody who sponsored … Continue reading

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Readathon

On Monday we are starting to raise money for Readathon to provide books and authors for children who are in hospital. You need to read as many books as you can, whenever you can, wherever you can and ask your … Continue reading

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Reading Quality Mark

We are pleased to announce that Oxford Grove has achieved Gold standard in the Liverpool Reading Quality Mark! Well done to all our staff who work so hard to promote reading for pleasure. Some quotes from our Liverpool Reading Quality Mark Assessment … Continue reading

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Reading Competition

Thank you for all the brilliant competition entries that I received to tell the school what you love about reading. The winners were: 1B – Michael 1F – Caitlyn 2L – Tia 2B – Eshal and Amelia 3K – Grace … Continue reading

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Book Day at Oxford Grove

Today we have enjoyed lots of activities about books! Our teachers have shared their favourite books with us – we all really enjoyed hearing about why they liked their books! Emma from Bolton Central Library came to visit Years 2 … Continue reading

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John Rice – Poet

Today, a poet came to visit us! His name is John Rice, and we had a whole school assembly with him. He read us loads of his poems, and we did lots of movement and actions! Check out our class … Continue reading

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Damien Harvey – Author in School

KS1 really enjoyed their workshops today with Damien Harvey! Check out the class blogs to see more information about what the children learned. After school, Damien Harvey sold some of his books and autographed them for the children. Parents and … Continue reading

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Reading for Pleasure Fundraising Day

Today has been our reading for pleasure fundraising day! All of the children have had the opportunity to come to school in their pyjamas and bring their teddy bears and favourite books for a ‘bedtime stories’ theme. Each class has been … Continue reading

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