Category Archives: Parent News
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!
This morning, we have held our new parents intake meeting for the new Nursery and Reception classes. Mrs Ainscough (Foundation Stage lead) and other members of staff talked about what our school is like, and parents of children currently in … Continue reading
Our Parent Area on the school blog is updated with articles from CEOP on a regular basis, as well as containing links to websites and resources you can use to support yourself and your child in a variety of areas, … Continue reading
The term dates for the next academic year (2017-2018) are now available on our school website. Please click here to visit our Holiday List page.
Reminder – school is closed this Monday 28th November 2016.
Thank you very much to the 80 families who were able to attend our calculation workshop. It was great to see so many parents and carers work alongside and support their children in a maths session. We hope that you … Continue reading
Our Parent Only Area on the school blog is updated with articles from CEOP on a regular basis, as well as containing links to websites and resources you can use to support yourself and your child in a variety of … 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
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. As part of the workshops, parents were helped … Continue reading
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 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
Last night, Oxford Grove hosted a transition workshop for all of our Year 5 parents. Our workshop was led by Mrs Gregory and supported by Miss Harvey, Mrs Day and Mrs Thompson. We focused on the SATs assessments and how … Continue reading
At Oxford Grove, we are immensely proud of all our children with their wide range of talents, interests and abilities. Outside of school, Freya in Year 4S takes part in a cheerleading club run by Bolton Gymnastics Club. Her team … Continue reading
We have added a brand new link to our Parent Area! The BBC have teamed up with safety organisation Internet Matters to create a new interactive guide, entitled ‘How can I keep my kids safe online?’ Both this link, and … 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.
Want to give your child some extra help at home with their adding, subtracting, multiplying or dividing? Please don’t forget our calculation policies on our school website! These documents provide a step by step guide on how we teach the four … Continue reading
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 … Continue reading
Oxford Grove’s school holiday dates for next academic year (2016-2017) have now been published on our website. Click here to view the dates for next academic year.
Today, we have hosted our Safer Internet Day 2016 parent workshop! We discussed the different risks that could be posed to children, looking at content, conduct, contact and commercialism. We also looked at the CEOP button as a way of … Continue reading
This week, Oxford Grove are celebrating Safer Internet Week, in conjunction with Safer Internet Day, a global celebration which aims to promote the safe, responsible and positive use of digital technology for children and young people. In 2016, the theme … Continue reading
Oxford Grove has been receiving coverage online for our recent eSafety Mark award! Click here to see the report on SWGfL Online.
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
Wow, thank you to all our amazing parents who came to the Online Resources workshop! We had a look over some of the resources we’ve been using for a while – Purple Mash, IXL Maths (Years 5 and 6), MyMaths … Continue reading
Thank you to all the parents and children who came to our Online Resources workshop from Key Stage 2! There was a brief presentation by Mrs Thompson on how to access the School Blogs and Purple Mash, and by … Continue reading
Thank you to all the parents who came to our Online Resources workshop from Foundation Stage and Key Stage 1! There was a brief presentation by Mrs Thompson on how to access the School Blogs and Purple Mash, … Continue reading
THIS IS A REMINDER THAT SCHOOL CLOSES AT 3:00PM ON FRIDAY 19TH DECEMBER AND SCHOOL WILL REOPEN AT 8:40AM ON MONDAY 5TH JANUARY 2015.