Tag Archives: KS2

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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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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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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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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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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Cricket

Well done to our amazing Upper Key Stage 2 Cricket team, who won their cricket match against Gaskell Primary School! An extra special well done to the children who were given awards for Bowler of the Match and Batter of … 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 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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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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KS2 Music Assembly

Today, we have enjoyed music performances by Year 5 and the School Choir. Every year, Year 5 have the opportunity to learn to play the djembe drum and a brass instrument, led by specialist music teachers, Mr Bamford and Mr … 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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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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Author and Poet Jane Clarke’s Visit

Author and poet Jane Clarke visited our school today! All of the KS2 classes enjoyed workshops with her, where she read her books, talked about the process of writing and getting books published and shared some of her writing tips … Continue reading

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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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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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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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