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WC 06.07.20: Online Safety!

As many of you are at home completing online learning, it is very important that we remember to keep safe online. Here are some top tips to keep safe online: *Never share your personal information with people you don’t know. … Continue reading

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WC 29.06.20: Children’s National Art Week!

This week is Children’s National Art week! This is a week to celebrate arts, crafts and creativity.  At home this week, I would like you to all  get involved with practical arts and crafts and see if you can create … Continue reading

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WC 22nd June: National Sports Week!

This week is National Sports week. This campaign takes place in the last week of June every year to celebrate the important role of Physical Education and school sport in enhancing young people’s wellbeing. Can you challenge your families, friends … Continue reading

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WC 15th June: Reports!

Good morning 3B, today I would like you to complete a very important job.! In school, teachers are busy writing your reports and we need you to complete your report comment which your parents get to read. So, you need … Continue reading

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WC 8th June: Water Safety!

Water can be found all around us in the outdoors. You may have seen water in the form of rivers, ponds, lakes or even the sea if you have visited a local beach over the past few weeks! It is … Continue reading

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WC 18th May: National Thank A Teacher Day & May 20th Eid Celebrations!

On Wednesday 20th March it is National Thank A Teacher Day! This is a day to celebrate the work of not only teachers but also school leaders, teaching assistants and all support staff in schools for their amazing work, especially … Continue reading

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WC 11th May: Take on an Active challenge!

This week is Take on an active challenge week! Whilst working hard at home it is important to keep fit and healthy whilst challenging yourself! I challenge you to complete a Joe Wicks workout every day this week, you can … Continue reading

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WC 4th May: National Share a Story Month 2020!

It is currently National Share a Story Month 2020. Stories are amazing things, they allow us to be curious, use our imagination and encourages us to develop and learn new vocabulary. While you have been learning from home I have … Continue reading

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WC 27th April : Walk the Talk Week!

This week it is Walk the talk week. This week is a perfect time to go out for a walk with an adult, you can get some fresh air, talk about nice things and embrace the nature around you. We … Continue reading

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WC 20th April: Be Kind to your Mind!

This week we are thinking about being kind your mind. It is very important to be kind to yourself during this time and to keep your mind busy. You can do things such as reading books, being creative with craft … Continue reading

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WC 6th April: Celebrating Easter!

This week we will be breaking up from home learning for our Easter half term. Easter is a time in which Christians celebrate to remember the resurrection of Jesus. Who celebrates Easter in our class? Are you doing anything nice … Continue reading

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WC 30th March: Kindness Matters!

This week we are thinking about acts of kindness. It is so important to be kind to others during this time. We all need to think about our family and friends making sure we make kind and caring gestures to … Continue reading

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WC 23rd March: Thanking all our Key Workers!

This week we are saying ‘Thank You!’ to all of our key workers. Do you have any key workers in your family? If so, what do they do? To show recognition and thanks, children are making and decorating rainbows and … Continue reading

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PSHE

In our PSHE lessons this half term we have started learning about our own health and wellbeing in school. We have been thinking about how we keep safe in our school environment. We feel safe at school because we have: … Continue reading

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Smiley Reward!

Today, we had our third smiley reward! This was very exciting because we got to work with a huge dragon called Luna! Luna is a Dragon from a story long ago, and we got to make up our very own … Continue reading

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Bolton Museum

Today we went on a very exciting trip to Bolton Museum which supports our current History and Art topic learning about the Egyptians! In the morning, we took part in an Egyptian workshop where we created a real life time … Continue reading

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3B Class Assembly

On Thursday, we had our class assembly in the morning and parents came along to watch! We shared our PSHE learning about friendships and what being a good friend means. As a class we showed our fabulous singing and acting, … Continue reading

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PE

In our PE lessons, we have been learning the rules when playing different team games. We have been enjoying dodge ball and bench ball! In order to score points for our teams we had to work together. Miss Makin has … Continue reading

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Fun Food Chef

Today we had a very exciting DT workshop with the Fun Food Chef! We made Egyptian bread, chicken and stew! We had fun working in groups to prepare the food and got to try all of these new and exciting … Continue reading

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Making Medicine!

This week we have started reading our new class novel ‘George’s Marvellous Medicine’ in our Literacy lessons. We have read the first 4 chapters together and answered questions based on what we have read so far. Today we have been … Continue reading

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Computing

This half term in Computing, we have been creating powerpoints using our History knowledge of the Egyptians. We have been adding text, pictures and backgrounds! We have also been changing the size, colour and style of the text. What did … Continue reading

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Maths

  This week in Miss Bimson’s Maths group we have been very busy! We have been working on our new maths target using the column method to add and subtract 3 digit numbers and we have been applying this in … Continue reading

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Inclusion

At Oxford Grove we are an inclusive school and we always look after each other. Since starting back to school in September, we have had three new children join our 3B class and we have all helped to look after … Continue reading

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Reading!

In Year 3 we have been working really hard with our reading! In the morning when we come into school we spend the first 20 minutes reading our school books with our teachers and on a Monday, Wednesday and Friday … Continue reading

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Art with Hugh Templeton

Today our class Artist ‘Hugh Templeton’ came to work with us to create Stone Age cave paintings, following on from our last Art topic. He showed us how to sketch out and shade deigns using images of animals and people … Continue reading

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A life

This morning we took part in different activities all about keeping healthy. We worked together in small groups completing each activity before moving onto the next. We had lots of fun with our teams!   In the afternoon we took … Continue reading

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Christmas

This week, in the afternoons we have created various Christmas crafts, including wreaths, Gingerbread houses and baubles! Today, we had our Christmas party in the afternoon and had a special visit from Father Christmas! We played musical statues, musical bumps, … Continue reading

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PE

  This week in PE we have been playing a team game of ‘Dodgeball’. We were split into two teams and we had to try to eliminate all players of the opposing team by throwing one of four game balls … Continue reading

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Autumn 2 Smiley Reward

This afternoon was our second smiley reward and we watched the pantomime ‘Sleeping Beauty’. To earn this special treat we had to fill the second side of our smiley chart for our pantomime ticket! We watched this in the hall … Continue reading

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Bridges Design Technology Trip

Today we have been on an exciting class trip to the Science and Technology Centre in Bolton. Our DT topic this half term is all about bridges and we took part in different workshops building structures to make the strongest … Continue reading

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Science

This half term in Science we have been learning all about light, sources of light and how light travels. We have also been looking at how light can be blocked to create shadows. This week we planned and investigated which … Continue reading

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Rocket Man

  This morning we had a very exciting Science workshop with the Rocket man! We learnt about gravity and forces and watched how to set off mini rockets in the hall! Lots of the children enjoyed helping out with these … Continue reading

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Stone Age Workshop

This afternoon we had a very exciting Stone Age Workshop!  Last half term we were learning about the Stone Age as part of our History topic and we followed this up with interactive activities.  We took part in groups  exploring  … Continue reading

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Poppy Workshop

This afternoon, we had a very special poppy workshop involving poetry and role play! We were thinking about what happened all those year ago in the war and the soldiers who fought for our country. We looked at a poem … Continue reading

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Anti-Bullying Week

This week is Anti-Bullying week and in our PSHE circle time lessons we have been talking about what bullying is, how this might make people feel and what do if we know anyone who is being bullied. Anti-bullying week raises … Continue reading

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Maths

In Miss Bimson’s maths group this week we have been problem solving using our multiplication skills! We have been working out one and two step problems using the grid method to help us. We have also been using our class … Continue reading

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Geography Boat Lift Trip

Today we have been on an exciting Geography trip as we have just started learning about rivers. We went to Anderton Boat Lift, where we did a fun workshop using sand and water to see how rivers can change shape … Continue reading

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Smiley Reward

Today was our very first smiley reward of the year and it was so exciting! In the morning we had a special assembly where we learnt all about dinosaurs and how scientists found out facts about these amazing animals! Later … Continue reading

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Class Assembly

This morning it was our class assembly all about reading. Parents were invited and we presented things we have been learning in class during our Literacy lessons. We had lots of fun learning our lines and songs!   What is … Continue reading

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Art

This week in our Art lessons we have been painting our final pieces of watercolour art. We used watercolours to create a background wash and then used pencils and paints to add the designs onto our cave paintings. We are … Continue reading

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