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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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‘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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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 – Military Boot Camp

The whole school has had an amazing time at our Spring 2 smiley reward!  The Military Boot Camp returned and we enjoyed the huge inflatable obstacle course outside on the astro turf! We also took part in team building games. … 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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KS2 Online Resources Workshop

Thank you to all the parents and children who came to our Online Resources workshop from Key Stage 2!          There was a brief presentation by Mrs Thompson on how to access the School Blogs and Purple Mash, and by … Continue reading

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FS KS1 Online Resources Workshop

Thank you to all the parents who came to our Online Resources workshop from Foundation Stage and Key Stage 1!         There was a brief presentation by Mrs Thompson on how to access the School Blogs and Purple Mash, … Continue reading

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