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Bridgewater Hall

This week, Oxford Grove choir took part in a fabulous music festival at Bridgewater Hall! They performed a medley of songs in front of a large audience and their parents. Everyone at Oxford Grove is extremely proud of everyone involved … Continue reading

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Oxford Grove Summer Fair

We had lots of fun after school today hosting our annual Summer Fair. Each class and member of staff had their own stall or activity including Miss Harvey’s pizza, Year 6’s photo booth, Miss Lowe’s tombola, Year 2’s puppets, Year … Continue reading

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Readathon WINNERS

Well we have finally come to the end of our Readathon! We have all been very busy across school to read lots of books to raise money for the Read for Good charity. As a school we raised a HUGE … Continue reading

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Photo Booth

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‘How We Teach Reading’ parent workshop

We have had a fabulous morning showing all our amazing work in reading! Over 90 parents and carers attended our ‘How We Teach Reading’ workshop this morning. Thank you so much to all who could attend, and thank you for … Continue reading

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Transition Survey

Thank you to the parents who took part in our transition survey! Here are the results: We know that transition can be daunting for some children, so we are continuing to work hard to ensure all children feel confident and … Continue reading

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Road Safety Poster Competition 2019

Dear Parents Following parent feedback to our road safety survey, we are aiming to improve our safety outside school at the beginning and end of the school day. To help with this we are holding a poster competition to design … Continue reading

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Our local librarian visits Oxford Grove …

This afternoon, we had a special visitor from our local library. She read us some stories using fantastic expression ! We found out about all the different kind of books we could access at the library 🙂 Have you ever … Continue reading

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Oxford Grove Readathon!

We are launching a new whole school project linking with the Read for Good Charity. The money raised by your child will help enable children in hospitals to access a wide range of books; free from infection.  START DATE: TUESDAY … Continue reading

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Easter

Happy Easter to all of our families! We hope you enjoy all of the cards the children have made, and have a lovely Easter break.

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Traffic Survey 2019

Dear Parents and Carers In our School Council meetings this year the issue of children’s safety on the roads outside of school at the beginning and end of the school day has been brought up a number of times by … Continue reading

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Alfa Raising Music Festival at the Bridgewater Hall, Manchester

Alfa Raising Music Festival Monday 1st July at 7:00pm Bridgewater Hall, Manchester If you would like to buy tickets for the Alfa Raising Music Festival, where our School Choir will be performing, please click the picture below to go to … Continue reading

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Online Safety Competition Winner

Last month, many of our children entered the Bolton Schools ICT Online Safety Competition.  Schools from all over Bolton entered, but there could only be three winners – and Oxford Grove was one of them! Well done to Saarah in … Continue reading

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Oxford Grove’s parents do Maths!

This morning we had a fantastic Maths morning and parents were invited into our school to see how we learn maths and to help them support their children at home.  Mrs Day firstly met with all the parents to model … Continue reading

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World Book Day

Last week we had lots of fun dressing up as our favourite book characters for World Book Day and working with some brilliant and authors and poets during the week. Foundation Stage worked with Lynne Chapman, KS1 worked with Liz … Continue reading

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Fun Food Chef

Today, the winners of our DT competition had their prize of an afternoon with the Fun Food Chef. To win the competition, the children had to design and make a model of their house to display within school. The 15 … Continue reading

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Key Stage 1 Book Illustrator – Liz Million

Year 1 and Year 2 were incredibly lucky today to work with an amazing illustrator – Liz Million. She showed us some of the amazing books that she has illustrated. She talked to us about how to get ideas for … Continue reading

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Times Tables Competition Winners

We are so proud of all of our amazing Times Tables winners! Well done to everybody who worked so hard on learning and improving their times tables facts to enter this competition. Keep practising hard – you’re always a winner … Continue reading

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Smiley Reward – Zulu Dancers

The whole school enjoyed the Zulu dancers for our Smiley Reward! We all watched two different performances, and took part in dance and music workshops. Keep working hard to earn those smileys, everybody!

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Important messages …

Today, in our assembly,we were given some important messages… 1. Some children within the school were awarded their gold coins for the ‘Good Friend’ award.These children have been given the seat covers constantly within their classroom to show they have … Continue reading

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Amazing Progress

We have been very lucky to receive a letter from the Secretary of State for Education and Minister of State for School Standards. This is to congratulate us on our amazing progress, which puts us in the top 3% of … Continue reading

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Football vs Homophobia..

Today Miss Nelson visited our school . We had a special assembly about football against homophobia- which means using the word gay to mean something bad. We talked about how some footballers experienced this type of bullying from the crowd. … Continue reading

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A visit from James Nicol!

Today, we have been visited by a fabulous author called James Nicol! First of all, we had a whole school assembly where we learnt all about James and the books he has written. Can you remember the name of some … Continue reading

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The Christie

This week we had a special assembly! We had a visitor from The Christie Hospital, which is a special hospital to treat people who are suffering from cancer. Last year, our school council chose The Christie to raise money for. … Continue reading

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NSPCC

Today, we have taken part in assemblies with the NSPCC. We have learned about how to speak out about things that are upsetting or worrying us so we can stay safe. We talked about our rights and why it is … Continue reading

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A Life

The whole school enjoyed some amazing workshops with A Life this week! We learned lots about healthy living, include how to eat healthily, how much water to drink, how to eat less sugar and why smoking is bad for us. We … Continue reading

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Christmas

 Today, we have enjoyed our annual Christmas music assembly! Year 5 gave some amazing performances on the djembe drums and brass instruments. The School Choir sung lots of different songs that they have been working on. We said goodbye to … Continue reading

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Christmas Show

This week, Years 3, 4 and 5 have performed their amazing Christmas show, ‘Superstar’! They were fantastic, with wonderful singing and excellent acting. Well done to everybody involved in the production, and thank you to all the parents who could … Continue reading

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Choir Christmas Performances

Today, Choir have performed Christmas songs outside for all of our parents and children. They will be outside next Friday too – don’t miss it!

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Foundation Stage Christmas Show

Today, Foundation Stage have performed their amazing show, ‘A King Is Born’! Well done to all the children and staff for working so hard on learning their songs and moving around the stage. Some comments from our parents: “Fantastic school, … Continue reading

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Smiley Reward – Pantomime

Today, the whole school has enjoyed a production of ‘Jack and the Beanstalk’! It was very funny and exciting, with lots of songs for us all to join in with. Well done to everybody who worked hard to earn their … Continue reading

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Smiley Reward – the Farm

This week, the whole school has enjoyed seeing the animals at the farm! There were lots of different animals to see, from chickens and ducks, to sheep and alpacas. The children all learned lots about the animals, how to look … Continue reading

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Remembrance Day Workshops

Year 4, Year 5 and Year 6 have taken part in special Remembrance Day workshops today. They used drama to re-enact experiences of the First World War and identify what it must have felt like to be a solider.  

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Diwali Workshops

Year 1, Year 2 and Year 3 have enjoyed some fantastic Diwali workshops today! They learned about the story of Rama and Sita, which is celebrated by Hindus in Diwali. They used drama and dance to perform parts of the … Continue reading

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Bonfire Night Safety

We hope you all have a fantastic Bonfire Night and enjoy all the fireworks and fun! Please remember to follow these rules and keep safe.

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Harvest Celebration!

On Wednesday we had a whole school assembly to celebrate Harvest. Mrs Bain told us why Harvest was important to Christians and how they celebrated it. How do churches celebrate Harvest today? Today, most U.K. churches have a Harvest Thanksgiving … Continue reading

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Football Competition – Year 3 and 4

Well done to all children who took part in the football match ! You worked brilliantly as a team and won 3-0! Amazing!  Thank you to all teachers and parents  that were able to come and support, especially in the … Continue reading

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New Zebra Crossing on Elgin Street

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Our School Sports Crew Assembly!

On Monday our School Sports Crew Leaders presented a ‘ Healthy Living’ assembly to Year 1-6. They explained why it was important to stay fit and healthy and ways they could achieve this. They asked all the children to take … Continue reading

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Our first Football competition of the year …..

Well done to our Year 5/6 Footballers who won 5-0 on their first football match on the year. Even the rain didn’t stop us from playing 🙂 Miss Stockton !

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School Sports Crew ..

  This week our School Sports Crew had their first meeting of the year. They discussed what clubs and competitions we needed to put in place this year based on feedback from children across the school. We had lots of … Continue reading

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Welcome Back!

Welcome back to school for our new academic year! Please have a look at our website for any information you might need. Our School Calendar includes all important dates and activities in school. Check out our class blogs to see … Continue reading

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Attendance Video 2018

Well done to our amazing Attendance superstars! Every child in the video got the chance to choose who they would like to dance with (or on their own) and where they would like to film.   

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Work Related Learning

Yesterday, we held our annual Work Related Learning summer fair! There were loads of stalls selling items made by the children, and each stall was based around a country. Lots of delicious food was sold too, and there were many … Continue reading

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Oxford Grove Photo Booth

On Tuesday we held our Summer fair. Year 1 decided to set up a photo booth so people could have fun dressing up and having their photo’s taken. Here are the photos we took. Everyone looks great!

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Y5 and Choir Music Assembly

Today we have enjoyed our fabulous music assembly! Year 5 showed off their amazing drumming and brass skills that they have been working on all year. We we were delighted to enjoy a performance from our Halliwell Hooters. These children … Continue reading

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We made the NEWS!

Did you spot us in the Bolton News this week? We were very proud to share the news of our most recent award with our local community. In April, we became the first school in the UK to achieve the … Continue reading

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Eco-Committee 2018-19

Congratulations to the children who have been selected for the new Eco-Committee! Another big well done to all those children who put in an application (we had a lot!). The most relevant and detailed applications have been chosen. The Eco-Committee … Continue reading

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Bolton School Brass Band

What a wonderful morning watching Bolton School Brass Band. They were fantastic! Year 6 you looked like you really enjoyed it. Which song did you like best? I bet you could tell which was my favourite.

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Cricket

Well done to our amazing Upper Key Stage 2 Cricket team, who won their cricket match against Gaskell Primary School! An extra special well done to the children who were given awards for Bowler of the Match and Batter of … Continue reading

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