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Keep Smiling!

Yesterday, some of the Oxford Grove pupils spent the day writing letters and decorating mobiles to send to two local care homes. This idea came to our school when we were thinking of the elderly people who were unable to … Continue reading

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School Closure

Please see your child’s class blogs for tasks set by the teachers for every day this week. Tasks include our online resources, writing activities to complete in their exercise books and activities to complete in their workbooks. All of the … Continue reading

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Football Competition

Last week, some children in year 3 and year 4 represented Oxford Grove in a football competition. We were very impressed with the football team who came 2nd out of 6 schools! Well done to the football team!

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Computing Competition

Before half term we had a competition about being safe on line, to celebrate Safer Internet Day. We had to create a video about online safety. Here are the winners from year 2. They have earned a very exciting ICT … Continue reading

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International Women’s Day

Today we enjoyed an amazing assembly from Mrs Allen all about International Women’s Day. We learned that, in the past, women have not always been treated properly and sometimes have not been allowed to do the same things as men. … Continue reading

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Football Competition 5.3.20

Some of our very talented Year 3 and 4 children were given the opportunity to take part in a football competition against 6 different schools! The boys did amazingly and we came second !!!!!! Thank you to all our parents … Continue reading

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Information on COVID-19

Please click the button to view current guidance from the Department of Education in conjunction with Public Health England on COVID-19.

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Fun Food Chef

This week, the Fun Food Chef has been visiting Oxford Grove! Reception, Year 2 and Year 3 children took part in cooking workshops. They practised skills like cutting and mixing whilst ensuring they were observing good food safety and hygiene. … Continue reading

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Safer Internet Day!

This morning we had a whole school assembly all about being safe online. We revisited our knowledge on setting all our privacy settings to high, telling an adult if we see something online that we don’t like, not sharing personal … Continue reading

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Anti-bullying assembly

Our fabulous school council members delivered an assembly to us this morning all about anti-bullying and what it is! We learned what bullying actually means and why it doesn’t happen at Oxford Grove. They told us about different types of … Continue reading

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A Life

This week, the whole school has enjoyed healthy lifestyle and fitness workshops with A Life! Everybody got to look at a range of activities about how to have a healthy lifestyle. We learned about eating healthily, getting enough sleep, drinking … Continue reading

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KS2 Music Assembly

We were very lucky to have a second musical treat this week! Mrs Hudson, Mr Bamford and Mr Dunkley led the Key Stage 2 children in a fantastic music performance.   Mrs Hudson’s KS2 choir sang some beautiful songs, including … Continue reading

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Mr Martin’s Magic Music Assembly

Today, we have enjoyed a fantastic assembly from Mr Martin’s amazing music groups! The KS1 choir performed a calypso in a group and with some duet singers, using musical instruments and singing in a round. The KS2 group performed a … Continue reading

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Christmas Assembly

We really enjoyed learning all about the story of Christmas today in assembly! Year 2- 6 learnt about why Christians celebrate Christmas and the importance the day has for all. We hope that all those celebrating have a lovely Christmas! … Continue reading

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KS1 Christmas Show

This week we performed our Christmas Show. We have done lots of practise saying our lines, learning the words to the songs, and remembering when to get on and off the stage! The staff are all very proud of the … Continue reading

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Science Workshops

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

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Railway Safety

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

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Non-Uniform Day

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

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Aldi Kit for Schools competition

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

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Harvest thanks

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

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Our school’s local PCSO.

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

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Poppies

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.

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Harvest at Oxford Grove

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

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Apply for a secondary school place

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

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Welcome Back!

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

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Congratulations!

Congratulations to the winners of our road safety poster competition who have received the prizes that they have chosen from Argos.  

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Summer Holidays

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.

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Road Safety Week

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  

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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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