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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
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
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.
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
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
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
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
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
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!
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
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
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
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.
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.
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
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
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!
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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