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We were all incredibly lucky today to take part in some exciting Science workshops! Years 1-5 enjoyed watching lots of different fun experiments and investigations, including how to make ketchup float and how to make a ruler spin faster. At … Continue reading
In Road Safety Week, we have been learning about how to keep ourselves safe when we are around the roads. This week, Years 1-6 had an assembly all about keeping safe around railways. We learned that the railway tracks are … Continue reading
Just a reminder, Friday 22nd November will be a non-uniform day at Oxford Grove. This will be to raise money for our chosen homelessness charity. Please bring a minimum of £1. Thank you from Oxford Grove School Council
Thank you so much to all of the children, staff and families that have contributed stickers to our Aldi Kit for Schools poster. We have collected over 300 stickers to fill our poster, which is absolutely amazing! The School Sports … Continue reading
Thank you again to all our amazing families who contributed to our Harvest collection this year. We have received a letter of thanks from the Destitution Project in Bolton, who received our Harvest gifts. Dear Miss Harvey, staff and children, … Continue reading
Today PCSO Jonny visited our school to talk to us about being safe during the Bonfire period. He talked us about rules we need to follow and how we should behave to ensure our safety. He also spoke to us … Continue reading
School Council are selling poppies and other poppy items, such as poppy zip pulls and poppy wristbands. Please see the children outside school to get your poppies. All money raised will be donated to the British Legion.
The whole school has had an amazing time at the smiley reward today! We were so lucky to spend time with Jam the dinosaur, and learn lots about fossils and Science. We also worked in teams to create green screen … Continue reading
Today, we had a whole school assembly to celebrate Harvest. Mrs Bain explained that Harvest is the celebration of food grown from the land. We talked about why it is important and how we celebrate it. Mrs Bain demonstrated making … Continue reading
Thank you to all parents who attended our Year 6 SATs and transition meeting. Please follow the link to apply for a secondary school place for your child: https://www.bolton.gov.uk/admissions/secondary-school-places Please click the links below to access the September 2020 secondary … Continue reading
Welcome back to all our Oxford Grove families! We hope you have had a lovely summer, and we are looking forward to another action-packed school year. Thank you to all those who attended our annual ‘Meet the Teacher’ meetings tonight. … Continue reading
Congratulations to the winners of our road safety poster competition who have received the prizes that they have chosen from Argos.
Please click the picture to visit the Community Links page on our school website for information about play sessions and free meals in North Bolton over the Summer holidays.
Next week is Road Safety Week! Help us to keep the roads a safe place for us to be! Thank you from Oxford Grove School Council
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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.
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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!
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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!
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
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
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
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.
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
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.