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Apply for a secondary school place

Thank you to all parents who attended our Year 6 SATs and transition meeting. Please follow the link to apply for a secondary school place for your child: https://www.bolton.gov.uk/admissions/secondary-school-places Please click the links below to access the September 2020 secondary … 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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‘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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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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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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Y5 and Choir Music Assembly

Today we have enjoyed our fabulous music assembly! Year 5 showed off their amazing drumming and brass skills that they have been working on all year. We we were delighted to enjoy a performance from our Halliwell Hooters. These children … 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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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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Snap Maps

SnapMaps Last week SnapChat, used regularly by many children and young people, launched a new feature. SnapMaps allows users to see the location of their contacts. This feature allows others to accurately pinpoint where you are and shares your location. There are three … Continue reading

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Bollywood Dancing Parent Workshops

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New Parents Intake Meeting

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

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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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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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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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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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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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New resources in our Parent Area

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

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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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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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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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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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Damien Harvey – Author in School

KS1 really enjoyed their workshops today with Damien Harvey! Check out the class blogs to see more information about what the children learned. After school, Damien Harvey sold some of his books and autographed them for the children. Parents and … 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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Transition Workshop

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

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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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Summer 1 Newsletter

Our latest newsletter is now available on our school website. You can find our Summer 1 newsletter in Parents –> Newsletters. Alternatively, please click the picture above to view.

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New Links in Our Parent Area

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

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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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DITTO – Online Safety Newsletter from eSafety Adviser

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.

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How We Teach Maths at Oxford Grove

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

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Speakeasy Healthy Relationships Workshops

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

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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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Safer Internet Day 2016 Parent Workshop

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

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Safer Internet Day 2016

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

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eSafety Parent Newsletter

The latest version of the eSafety Parent Newsletter from eSafety Adviser has been published. Please click here to read all about keeping your children safe online over the Christmas period.

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