Back at it!

We’ve had a great week in terms of PE. It’s been fantastic to see all of our children outside in the sunshine enjoying their PE lessons!

KS2 have been taking part in the daily mile. We have entered Bolton’s first ever virtual competition which begins next week! Some of our children are giving Usain Bolt a run for his money!

Well done Oxford Grove, let’s keep this going for the rest of the year!

Miss Makin 🙂

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National School Sports Week- Thank you

I am so impressed with effort that you have all put into the challenge I set you!

We have had children taking part in netball, yoga, personal workouts and other tasks in class.

I am so proud that Oxford Grove have stayed active whilst completing their online learning.

Stay safe and keep active.

Miss Makin

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Keeping active whilst you’re not in school

I know that a lot of you are really sad to be missing your weekly PE lessons with myself and Mr Neil but I have put together a group of links that you can access for FREE to maintain your fitness during this time.

Joe Wicks (The Body Coach)

Joe Wicks will be running a LIVE PE lesson every day on his youtube channel at 9am. If you miss the time slot they will appear in his channel later the same day. He also has lots of shorter videos on his channel.

Cosmic Kids Yoga

If you would like to do something a little more calming and improve your mental wellbeing then you can access multiple videos showing you various yoga poses/ routines.

Just Dance

All of the children at Oxford Grove love Just Dance!

You access videos showing the routines from various chart topping hits!

NHS Wake and Shake

If you’re struggling to clear the cobwebs from your lovely nights sleep, then you can access the NHS Wake and Shake videos. These videos are designed to help engage your muscles and wake up your brain and have Disney soundtracks to help motivate you!

Premier League Super Stars – Supermovers

This website is from the BBC in partnership with Primary League Super Stars and covers a range of subjects. They offer 20 minute videos for active learning.

Go Noodle

This website offers lots of fun and wacky videos that encourage children to sing and dance.

I know that Reception, Year 1 and Year 2 have used these videos with me and have really enjoyed it!

Solo Sessions

These videos have been designed by England Netball Athletes Sasha and Kadeen Corbin.

They tackle different skills and show you how you can work on your own.

100 Football Drills

The following video shows you 100 drills you can do alone with a football and the page has lots of other videos relating to football skills.


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It’s a beautiful day!

What a gorgeous day it has been!

And we have taken full advantage of it and both Year 3 and Year 4 have had their PE lessons outside!

3B have been looking at protecting their ball in hockey and we played a fun game where we had to try and hit other person’s ball out of the area.

4B have been working on moving with/ passing the ball whilst there is a defender trying to intercept. All of the children tried exceptionally hard and I am incredibly proud of all of them.

Have a brilliant weekend!

Miss Makin 🙂

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Thanks to everyone who has blogged about PE this week.

The week’s lesson have been really enjoyable, especially with 3C as i will be teaching the children about my favourite topic…Hockey!

as most of the children know, I play Ice Hockey away from school, so getting the opportunity to teach the children something I specialise in will be really fun over the course of the term.

Have a good weekend.

Mr Neil

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Welcome Back!

I hope that everyone has enjoyed their half term break and had an enjoyable first week back.

I have had a brilliant week and have thoroughly enjoyed introducing our new topics for this half term.

On Wednesday I was fortunate enough to attend a Health and Well-being conference hosted by our local SGO.

I had lots of fun trying some new sports and I’m currently looking at ways to incorporate them into our very busy and very full Oxford Grove timetable!

I am looking forward to our first competition next week and will report back next week!

Have a great weekend everyone!

Miss Makin 🙂


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Happy Half term!

Now that the term is done, I think it’s fair to say that all the children have enjoyed our lessons and clubs over the course of this term. All the classes made huge strides and improvements throughout. For me, there is nothing better than seeing the children improve and mainly enjoy each session we have.

I hope you all have a nice week off.

Mr Neil


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A very busy week!

This week has been very busy! I have enjoyed all of my pe lessons this week.

Children in Reception, Year One and Year Two have been learning how to complete their bear crawls, they have all been absolutely brilliant!

In Year Three we have been working on playing both attacking and defending positions within a game situation. We also looked at how easily we can transition between attacking and defending strategies within a short amount of time.

Have a brilliant half term

Miss Makin


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We’re going on a bear hunt…….

This week I have had a brilliant lesson with both reception classes.

We turned into bears and had to walk on our hands and feet!

We practised moving safely like a bear and making sure we kept our heads up to see where we were travelling.

Then we made it tricky by balancing a bib on our back whilst trying to move like a bear.

To finish off our lesson we played a game where we had to sneak to he picnic basket and take a juicy apple back to our den.

I have been thoroughly impressed by the amount of hard work and resilience shown by every child in reception.

Miss Makin

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Here come the girls!

This week in football club, the girls have excelled.

With only tow girls taking part this week it would of been very easy for them to shy away and avoid getting stuck in.

But the girls showed that they are made of tough stuff! Both girls stood their ground and made some amazing defensive plays!

I couldn’t believe how amazing the girls were and they definitely gave the boys a run for their money!

Well done girls and well done boys for putting up a good fight!

Miss Makin

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