A Princess Visits Reception!


This week in Reception we were extremely lucky-we had a visit from a real princess!

The children were so excited and asked the princess lots of interesting questions.

What a treat!

The Reception Team.

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Year 5 Anti-bullying Poems

Next week (November 13-17) is Anti-bullying Week.

Please write a kennings poem with a verse that describes a bully AND a verse that describes a best friend.

Try and use powerful adjectives and nouns.

When you have finished, you can peer-assess the poems written by your class friends. Make comments on their writing skills or why it’s an effective poem.

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A message from a fairy!


This week in Reception we received a message from Emily Fairy after sending her some of our special questions.

We really enjoyed learning all about what fairies do!

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Christmas Card Competition

Christmas Card CompetitionCan you design an exciting, fancy Christmas card using a computer? Fancy your chances at winning a special prize? Have a go!

There will be a winner selected from the EYFS, Key Stage 1 and Key Stage 2. Each winner will receive a prize.  The Key Stage 2 winning entry will also be put forward to another competition against other schools in Bolton.  If you are in Reception or Nursery then please visit your class blog page for your competition rules.

Closing Date: Friday 29th November


  1. Your card must be designed on a computer.  You can use any software program that you like such as Word, Publisher or PurpleMash.
  2. You are designing the front of the card only.
  3. Once you have finished your card, please save it and bring it to me (Mr Dawood) on a pen drive or CD.  I will copy and print your card then return your pen drive/CD back to you.
  4. Parents are welcome to help children with any EYFS and Key Stage 1 entries.  You may also support your child with a Key Stage 2 entry although most of the work must be completed by your child.
  5. One entry per child.

Enjoy and good luck! Ho, ho, ho!

Mr Dawood   🙂 

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Aliens Love Underpants


This week in Reception we have been reading a book called ‘Aliens Love Underpants’.

We received a message from the aliens today and found out that they now want to wear ties instead of underpants!

We tried on some ties and wrote down descriptions of them.


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Memorable Robin Wood

Children in Years 5 and 6 had an amazing time on their residential weekend at Robin Wood activity centre. They showed great courage, collaboration and resilience.

They loved the challenges and the children were a credit to the school.

Please enjoy this presentation, which gives a flavour of what the pupils got up to.







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Another successful Autumn Fair!

A massive thank you to pupils, parents and staff for their support and donations towards the Autumn Fair.

A massive shout out to: SteakHouse Co (of Halliwell Road), Warburtons, Asda, HomeSpares and Bolton at Home for their generous donations and support.

A selection of photos from the day can be seen below!










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Reception Go On A Bear Hunt!


This week in Reception we went on our very own Bear Hunt. On our Bear Hunt we found a deep, cold river, some long, wavy grass, some thick, oozy mud and even a big, dark forest!

Thank you to all involved!

The Reception Team

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Mosque visit

Today Year 3 visited Zakkariyya mosque. We met Fozia, who gave us a tour around the mosque and answered lots of our questions. What did you learn?

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What happens when we eat…?

What did you learn today?

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