Tag Archives: KS1

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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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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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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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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‘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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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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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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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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NSPCC

Today, we have taken part in assemblies with the NSPCC. We have learned about how to speak out about things that are upsetting or worrying us so we can stay safe. We talked about our rights and why it is … Continue reading

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A Life

The whole school enjoyed some amazing workshops with A Life this week! We learned lots about healthy living, include how to eat healthily, how much water to drink, how to eat less sugar and why smoking is bad for us. We … 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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Bonfire Night Safety

We hope you all have a fantastic Bonfire Night and enjoy all the fireworks and fun! Please remember to follow these rules and keep safe.

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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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Safer Internet Day 2018

Today and all this week we are celebrating Safer Internet Day! Each of our classes, from Nursery to Year 6, are taking part in lessons to do with keeping safe online and connecting respectfully. Next week, our eCadets are going … Continue reading

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Autumn 2 Smiley Reward – Pantomime

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

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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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Meet the Teacher

We have kicked off our new academic year with our annual ‘Meet the Teacher’ meetings.  Parents and families came into school to meet the teachers, go over routines and talk over any issues or questions.

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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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NSPCC – Speak out, Stay Safe

Today, the children have taken part in assemblies and some classes have had workshops from the NSPCC. We learned all about Speak Out and Stay Safe. The message is that if something is bothering us, worrying us or feels wrong, … Continue reading

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Investors in Pupils Award

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

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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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Our Parent Area

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

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Competition Winners

In our assembly this afternoon, we have been giving out lots of prizes! The winners of Mrs Calland’s bookmark competition were announced – well done to all those who won! Also, some teachers in school have been holding blogging competitions … Continue reading

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Spring 2 Smiley Reward – the Farm

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

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Twitter

Parents – don’t forget you can follow us on Twitter! For school information and reminders, useful links and lots of retweets of useful information from other organisations, click follow @OxfordGrovePri, or scan this QR code to go straight there.

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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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The Team at Oxford Grove

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Fundraising for Christie’s

Every year in the Autumn term, our School Council chooses charities to support. These charities are chosen by the children, who have to give presentations to explain why their chosen charity should be supported. The Council then decide from this … Continue reading

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Safer Internet Day 2017

Today, the Digital Leaders have helped Mrs Thompson to run a parent’s awareness session as part of our Safer Internet Day celebrations. Parents were invited into school to see a short presentation on how to keep children safe online and … Continue reading

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Parent Reading Workshop

This morning, our school has invited parents in to take part in our second learning workshop, ‘How We Teach Reading’. Parents listened to a short presentation from Miss Harvey and Mrs Calland, and then were able to spend time in … 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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Spring Term

Welcome back to all our children this week! We are excited to begin our action-packed Spring term at Oxford Grove! Check out our website calendar to see when exciting events are happening over the next term. * REMINDER *  In … Continue reading

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Maths Calculation Workshop- 14th 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

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Zulu Dancers

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

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Reading Competition

Thank you for all the brilliant competition entries that I received to tell the school what you love about reading. The winners were: 1B – Michael 1F – Caitlyn 2L – Tia 2B – Eshal and Amelia 3K – Grace … Continue reading

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Book Day at Oxford Grove

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

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A New Academic Year!

Welcome back to all our current families and a big welcome to our new families joining us! We are looking forward to another exciting academic year at Oxford Grove! Reminder: Meet the Teacher meeting tomorrow (Tuesday 6th September) in your child’s new … Continue reading

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Work Related Learning 2016

What a fabulous Work Related Learning event! Our event was held outside this year, in glorious weather, despite the forecast of rain. Work Related Learning is always a popular, well-attended event and this year was no different. Each class selects … Continue reading

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STOP PRESS!

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

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School Games Mark – Gold

Well done to all our staff for their hard work in achieving the School Games Mark – Gold Award! Our assessors told us our provision was among the best they had seen!

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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. As part of the workshops, parents were helped … Continue reading

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Inclusion Quality Mark – Centre of Excellence

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!

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Stonewall School Champion – Bronze Award

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!

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John Rice – Poet

Today, a poet came to visit us! His name is John Rice, and we had a whole school assembly with him. He read us loads of his poems, and we did lots of movement and actions! Check out our class … 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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