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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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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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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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Christmas Show

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

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Choir Christmas Performances

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!

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Foundation Stage Christmas Show

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

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Smiley Reward – Pantomime

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

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Smiley Reward – the Farm

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

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Diwali Workshops

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

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Work Related Learning

Yesterday, we held our annual Work Related Learning summer fair! There were loads of stalls selling items made by the children, and each stall was based around a country. Lots of delicious food was sold too, and there were many … Continue reading

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Harvest Assembly

Key Stage 2 have enjoyed a Harvest assembly led by Mrs Bain and Year 5B. We talked about and celebrated the Harvest gifts brought in by our families. 5B performed a play to teach us the importance of sharing, being … Continue reading

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Harvest

Thank you so much to our amazing families who have contributed towards our Harvest collection! We really appreciate the efforts you have gone to. The Harvest gifts have now been boxed up and will be distributed to the community. 

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Thank you!

Thank you so much to all our families for your support this year! We hope you all have an amazing summer holiday. School reopens on Monday 4th September at the usual time of 8:40am. Please see the Leavers blog for … Continue reading

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Work Related Learning 2017

Our annual Work Related Learning event was a huge hit! We were lucky enough to have beautiful weather just like last year, so we were able to hold the event in the Key Stage 2 playground.  Thank you so much … Continue reading

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Alfa Music Festival 2017 – photos and videos

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

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Alfa Music Festival 2017

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!

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Bollywood Dancing Parent Workshops

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Summer 1 Smiley Reward – the Circus

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

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ICT Mark

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.

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World Book Day

We have had an amazing World Book Day! Well done to all of our children who have dressed up in such fantastic costumes, and well done to all of those parents and carers who have helped out! We hope you … Continue reading

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Artist Workshops

Over the last three days, Years 1-6 have enjoyed art workshops with Emma! The children have used a wide variety of artistic techniques and media to create a collage. What was your favourite thing about the art workshops?

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KS2 Christmas Show

Wow, what an amazing show! Key Stage 2 have completed their four performances of ‘A Song for Christmas’. It was no mean feat getting all 210 children in Key Stage 2 up on stage, but the result was absolutely fantastic! Each year … Continue reading

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Getting ready for the KS2 show….

  Behind the scenes, getting ready for our production this week! (Click the photos to see larger versions.)

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Harvest

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

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Music Assembly

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

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Music Festival 2016

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

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Leading Parent Partnership Award

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

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The Queen’s 90th Birthday Celebrations

 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

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Parent Bollywood Dancing

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

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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 … Continue reading

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Fundraising for Freya

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

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Alfa Music Concert at the Macron Stadium

On Monday 4th July, the Oxford Grove choir will be taking part in their annual Alfa Music festival, held at the Macron Stadium. The children are practising very hard on their performance, as usual, and are really excited about their … Continue reading

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SMILEY REWARD! Zulu Nation

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

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World Book Day

                                               

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Spellathon Superstars!

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

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Pop Project

Oxford Grove really enjoyed the Pop Project! To go to the Pop Project, the children must fill the front half of their second smiley card. Well done to everybody – you have worked hard for this reward! Take a look at … Continue reading

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Christmas Assembly!

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!

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