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Category Archives: Let’s celebrate
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
The whole school has had an amazing time at our Spring 2 smiley reward! The Military Boot Camp returned and we enjoyed the huge inflatable obstacle course outside on the astro turf! We also took part in team building games. … Continue reading
This weekend, one of our Year 5 children donated her hair to the Little Princess Trust. The Little Princess Trust provides real hair wigs free of charge to children and young adults up to the age of 24, who have sadly … Continue reading
What an amazing afternoon we have had at Oxford Grove! We have enjoyed a performance of ‘Beauty and the Beast’ as our annual pantomime. Well done to all of the children who earned enough smileys to fill the back of … Continue reading
We’d like to share with you our fantastic Ofsted report. Thanks to all the pupils, staff, parents and governors who contributed to such a glowing report. Please click here to read our new September 2017 report
Hello Nadine, I would like to offer my congratulations to you, your leadership team and your staff, as well as to the pupils and governors at Oxford Grove, on your brilliant Ofsted Inspection Report. It is really encouraging to see … Continue reading
Here are the full photos and videos from our performances at the Alfa Music Festival last night. Well done to all those who took part, who have been practising for so long – you were amazing! Children of the World … Continue reading
Tonight, our choir have enjoyed taking part in the Alfa Music Festival! Well done to all those involved – more pictures and videos to follow soon!
Today, we have been reassessed for the Investors in Pupils award. We first achieved this award in 2010, and we are delighted to have been reaccredited with this important award today. Well done to all our staff and children! Investors in Pupils … Continue reading
On Friday, Reception, Key Stage 1 and Year 6 took part in their Smiley reward, and today it was Key Stage 2’s turn. The children have all enjoyed learning a variety of circus skills, including plate spinning, scarf waving, balancing, … Continue reading
Over the last two days, all of our classes have enjoyed spending time with Farmer David and the animals at the farm! Every child who filled the back of their second smiley card was given this opportunity as a behaviour … Continue reading
We are very happy to have achieved the ICT Mark! We are very proud of the due recognition and external validation of our continually improving work in the use of Computing and ICT.
Well done to all the children who took part in the Young Writers’ Once Upon a Dream poetry competition. This is the 25th year that the competition has been run and they received in excess of 25,000 entries! We are … Continue reading
Today we have celebrated Harvest. Thank you to all of our parents who donated so generously. We have boxed up all of the gifts and they have been given out to members of the community. Any remaining donations have been … Continue reading
Today, we have enjoyed our first Smiley Reward of 2016-2017! The whole school enjoyed watching the Zulu Dancers perform in assembly, in the morning and in the afternoon. We also took part in special workshops with the Zulus in our … Continue reading
We are so lucky and very excited to have 18 eggs arrive at school this week. We have looked after them so well that the hatching has started and beautiful baby chicks are now living at Oxford Grove! We have … Continue reading
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
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
Oxford Grove are in the Bolton News again! This time, we are celebrating our achievement of the Stonewall Bronze Award this month. We are the only school in Bolton to hold this award currently. Well done to all our hard … Continue reading
Today, we held our annual Music Assembly, where our parents got the opportunity to see the Oxford Grove Choir singing their music festival songs and the Year 5 parents got to see what they have been learning in their music … Continue reading
Well done to all the staff at Oxford Grove for their hard work and effort in achieving the highest award of the Inclusion Quality Mark – Centre of Excellence!
Well done to all of our staff who worked so hard to achieve the Stonewall School Champion – Bronze Award! We are also extremely proud to be the first school in Bolton to achieve this award!
Wow! Oxford Grove choir had an amazing time at the Alfa Music Festival last night! The children sang brilliantly on the stage and they sounded amazing! Videos of the performance will follow soon, but for now, why don’t you take … Continue reading
We are pleased to announce that Oxford Grove have secured the Leading Parent Partnership Award! Thanks to all of our amazing staff for all of their hard work. Extra thanks to the parents, governors and children … Continue reading
Today we have had a special assembly from Christine from St Luke’s Church. The assembly was all about Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II’s 90th birthday. Over half term, the children have been working really hard on their competition entries. The … Continue reading
Today we hosted an after-school event for our parents to come and learn Bollywood dancing! Our dancing tutor was Salma from Salma’s Bollywood Academy, and she has spent the day working with each of our classes to teach them Bollywood … Continue reading
On Thursday 26th May, we enjoyed our Smiley Reward for Summer 1 – the Science Magic Show! KS1 enjoyed a performance all about different forces, such as pushes and pulls, that you can find at the funfair. KS2 enjoyed a … Continue reading
The latest copy of the parent newsletter from eSafety Adviser Alan Mackenzie is now available in our Parent Area. Please click the link below and log in as a parent to read useful information about keeping your child safe online.
What an amazing day we have had at Oxford Grove! The fabulous dancers from Zulu Nation came into our school and gave three amazing performances! They also completed workshops with some of the classes, teaching them how to play African … Continue reading
Well done, Oxford Grove! You have raised over a whopping total of £1913.50 for our School Council charities for your Spellathon! Amazing effort! Thank you again to all parents and family friends who sponsored the children. Today, the children who got … Continue reading
This morning, Oxford Grove Primary School have enjoyed a fabulous celebration assembly! Here is just a sample of some of the musical delights that we enjoyed, from all our hardworking children and teachers: Merry Christmas, from all at Oxford Grove!
Key Stage One performed their fabulous production twice yesterday! ‘Baubles’ was performed in the afternoon and after school. The children did fabulously and we are very proud of all of them. Watch the video for a clip of one of … Continue reading
The team at Oxford Grove is pleased to announce that we have achieved our latest award – the eSafety Mark. This has been awarded for our provision in online safety. Not only are we one of only a couple of hundred … Continue reading
On Friday 27th November, Oxford Grove hosted a fabulous pantomime production of Dick Whittington in the school hall. All the children attended this brilliant show as their smiley reward for this half term. The children had to fill the back … Continue reading
Thank you so much to all of our generous parents who have sent in such beautiful Harvest donations! The Harvest gifts have been given out to those in need in the community, identified by our parents. The children … Continue reading
Every Friday, Mrs Hudson (our music teacher) comes in and teaches music to all the classes. Have a look at some of our music lessons in action!
Well done Year 2 for winning the punctuality cup this week! Lets keep this up!
We were very excited to achieve the Investors in People Gold Award last month! It is really rewarding to see all our hard work at Oxford Grove being recognised by external agencies. Here are some of the things our Investors … Continue reading
Thank you to everyone who entered the Wold Book Day design a book cover competiton. There were some fabulous entries and it was very hard to choose the winners! The winners were: Karys (1B) Tamana (2B) Ashleigh (2R) Jack (3M) … Continue reading
Lots of children have been identified as having a special talent in one of the Arts across the whole of school. They have been given a special certificate and a Head Teacher Award in our celebration assembly. WELL DONE to all … Continue reading
On Wednesday, Key Stage 2 took us all on a journey around the world to tell us about how different countries celebrate Christmas. Each class performed their own song and we also had some special dancers. Everyone worked really hard … Continue reading
We had a special Christmas music assembly this morning with performances from the Year 5 brass and djembe players, Key Stage 1 and the Oxford Grove School Choir. They were all fabulous! We hope you all have a wonderful Christmas!
Thank you so much for all the wonderful contributions from our generous families! The Harvest gifts have been boxed up and handed out to classes to be donated to those in need in our community. These boxes are beautiful! Thank you … Continue reading
Well done to our attendance superstars! 300 children from Oxford Grove achieved either a Bronze, Silver or Gold attendance certificate for excellent attendance over this half term. We are so proud of all of you!