The Summer holidays are here, I hope you have lots of fun!
Here are some challenges you might like to try, tick them off as you complete them and maybe take a photo. See how many you can do before September!
Learn to do something new-what will it be?
Write a story or a poem.
Make a new friend.
Make someone laugh.
Paint or draw a picture.
Learn a new times table.
Build a den.
Bake or cook something.
Read lots-every day if you can.
Play sports-will you swim, cycle, run, play football or something else?
Learn a new song to sing.
Make up a dance.
Make a model-what will you use?
Try a new food.
Help someone with a job.
Write a letter and send it to someone-I wonder if they’ll reply?
Be polite and be kind!
Most of all have lots of fun!
I am going to try to complete some challenges too and I’ll give an update on the school website. If you would like to you can email me to let me know how you are getting on.
Have a great summer holiday-see you all in September
Friday 12th June-Big Sing for Peace
Wow, what a fantastic day I had today in the company of our Year 2/3 Singing Club!
We took part in a workshop all about peace,as part of it the children made peace doves and wrote peace poems. We took part in the Big Sing in City Park along with children from other Bradford Primary Schools, parents and members of the public. The children enjoyed lots of songs with actions and dancing. We met the Lord Mayor and had a photo with him.
The children performed on stage, the only school to do so in the lunchtime slot and some of the youngest at the event. The children sang beautifully to a large audience, I was so proud of them and felt very emotional by the time they came off stage!
The children's behaviour was impeccable throughout and was commented on by lots of people involved.
The event was so well organised and made me proud to be part of Bradford. The whole day was a lovely experience for children and adults alike with a key message that we sang about in our song:
'We will try to make this world of ours a place where all can live in the unity and brotherhood of man'.
Well done Singing Club!
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Can you help us? We need materials for our den building and would be grateful for lengths of cloth, old curtains, net curtains, large cardboard boxes and pieces of cardboard, large cardboard tubes, pieces of wood or plywood, bamboo canes, string and rope, carpet tiles, in fact practically anything can be used to build a den! If you have any materials we could use they can be brought into school on Tuesday 2nd June. If you would like to donate to Save the Children donations can be given in at the school office.
We have adopted a new school prayer.
Oxenhope CE Primary School Prayer
Bless this Place
Bless this place
Let your love be here
Fill it with your peace
Let your joy be here
Fill it with your grace
Let your light be here
Fill it with your power
Let us know you are here
Fill us with your presence.
Celebration Assembly-please can I politely remind all parents and carers that we cannot allow photos or filming during the assembly but that we will make an opportunity for you to take a photo of your child at the end of assembly. Some children cannot be photographed as it may be a safeguarding risk or their parents may have chosen not to have their child on photos which may be shared outside school. As part of our parent/carer acceptable use policy we ask that you all sign the agreement which I have copied below. I must ask that everyone adheres to this policy in order to respect the wishes of all parents and the safety of every child. Thank you.
‘I understand that there may be children within the school who cannot legally be photographed or filmed for child protection reasons and I agree not to take photographs or film while on school premises’.
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IN THE NEWS
'Lovely food, they had really spent a long time doing all the work. Thank you'.
'I really enjoyed coming into the class to experience the Indian afternoon. I'm glad it went on until 4pm as I work and it was nice not to miss out. The food was lovely and I hope to be able to come to more events like this'.
'A lovely afternoon. It was great to have the opportunity to see the children's work and to be involved in the activities they have been enjoying. Lovely food and a fantastic effort by all of the children and teachers'.