Family Learning

In April, we began hosting Maths Family Learning workshops. These workshops were for parents of children in Reception, Year 1 and Year 2, and were held every Monday between 9am and 12pm.

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As part of the workshops, parents were helped to create resources to use with their children to support their learning at home. The children also joined the sessions for part of the time to learn with their parents!

 

Thank you to all our attendees for your support. The workshops have finished for the Summer, but will return in September. More information will be sent out about our next workshops, focusing on reading and writing, before the end of the year.

 

Leading Parent Partnership Award

We are pleased to announce that Oxford Grove have secured the Leading Parent Partnership Award!

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Thanks to all of our amazing staff for all of their hard work.

Extra thanks to the parents, governors and children who spoke to the assessor today and said such lovely things about our school.

STOP PRESS!

Oxford Grove’s fundraising efforts are now in the press!

Click the picture below to view the article in The Bolton News:

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We have also been tweeted by The Stroke Association, who thanked us for all our hard work.

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Please follow us on Twitter @OxfordGrovePri

Click the logo below to view the article about our fundraising on the Stroke Association’s media newsroom webpage:

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Reading for Pleasure Fundraising Day

Today has been our reading for pleasure fundraising day!

All of the children have had the opportunity to come to school in their pyjamas and bring their teddy bears and favourite books for a ‘bedtime stories’ theme.

Each class has been working very hard in order to learn a poem off by heart. We got together in our key stages to perform the poems to other classes.

As part of our reading for pleasure, each person brought in £1 contribution for one of our charities, Stoke Association. Mr Smith from the Stoke Association came into school to do some awareness work with Years 5 and 6, and the School Council gave him all the money we raised.

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Please visit our individual class blogs to see more information and photos about our reading for pleasure day.

 

Speakeasy Healthy Relationships Workshops

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Today, we have hosted our first Healthy Relationships workshop for our Year 4, Year 5 and Year 6 parents!

Thank you to all our parents who came, and please remember the next dates for the course:

  • Tuesday 19th April at 1:30pm or 3:30pm
  • Tuesday 26th April at 1:30pm or 3:30pm

Please click the picture below to visit the Parent section of the Bolton Healthy Schools website to see even more useful information on Safer Relationships, Healthy Weight, Emotional Health and Substance Misuse.

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If you feel you need more advice on these areas, please remember there is a wealth of information in our Parents Area. Please click the link below and use the parent log in sent via text to log in and view our articles and resources.

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FUNDA Friends

Year 5 and 6 were asked if they wanted to apply for a FUNDA playtime leader role. This role means that they would be working alongside Coach Matt on the Key Stage 1 Yard. They will help Key Stage 1 children to take part in sports activities and keep safe on the playground.

The children who applied, were asked to attend an interview with Coach Matt and myself today.

They were preparing as they queued up…..

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Some children were very nervous……

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Even Miss Strickland came to talk to the candiates …

Thank you Miss Strickland for your wonderful advice!

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Well done to all children who took part!

Coach Matt was very impressed!

I will tell you tomorrow if you were successful.

Thank you Miss Stockton

St Lukes Community Carol Concert

This afternoon the Oxford Grove choir joined the Wednesday Club at St Luke’s Church Hall, who were enjoyed their Christmas celebrations. The children performed a number of Christmas classics to put a smile on everyone’s faces. Club member enjoyed the sing-along so much that they generously donated £50 to the instrument fund for which we are very grateful. 

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