Down on the Farm

I had a wonderful day out on Thursday with the children in KS1 and Reception at Smithills Farm.

It was lovely to see all the animals, be able to feed them and to find out all about them.

The children thoroughly enjoyed the day and were a credit to us.

As you will see from the photographs…

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Busy Week!

It has been a really busy week!

I joined the children in KS2  on their trip to the Maritime Museum in Liverpool to find out about the Titanic.

I then donned my wellies and accompanied Yr1 & Yr6 on their local walk.

It was also World Book Day this week!

 

 

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Gardening Club Starts Again!

Gardening Club has started again this year.

First of all we have to clean up.

It is lovely to see all the bulbs that we planted in the Autumn coming through.

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Welcome Back!

Welcome back everyone!

I hope you all enjoyed the half term break and have come back with refreshed enthusiasm to learn.

There are so many exciting things happening this half term.

So don't forget to keep looking at the website!

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Teachers who love teaching!

This week I received the email below from a parent.

"Just wanted to say a huge thank you to Miss Baker and KS2 for their inspiring topics and homeworks. My child loved the prehistoric research and now is engaged and loving studying the Titanic! I don't think I've ever seen her so eager to learn…

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Disco Fever!

We all had a fun time at the disco on Thursday evening as you can see by the photographs.

Our children definitely know how to throw some great shapes!

 

 

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Congratulations!

Headteacher Appointment

 

 

The interviews for my replacement have been held. I am delighted to announce that Mrs Clayton was appointed as the new Headteacher of Gillibrand Primary School.

She will take up her position at the beginning of the Summer Term 2017.

I am sure that you…

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A Fond Farewell

 

Monday 9th January 2017

Dear Parents,

 

I am genuinely sad to announce my retirement as Headteacher at Gillibrand. I have been Headteacher at Gillibrand since January 2002 and the time has certainly flown by. I feel now is the right time to embark on the exciting prospect of…

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New Year Wishes

This has been an eventful year, starting with the tremendous achievement of being awarded an OUTSTANDING grade by OFSTED in January.

It was richly deserved by children, staff and governors and reflects their sustained their hard work. 

I would also like to thank parents for their continued…

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Thank You!

Gary Abrams and Clair Atkin from Swinton Insurance in Chorley, came to school today.

They presented 100 Hi Viz jackets that the company has kindly donated.

This will ensure that the children are clearly visible when they are out and about the local area and we will also use them when we go…

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Getting Ready!

The children in Reception and KS1 are preparing the Nativity Play.

Everyone is trying hard to remember their lines and where they stand on the stage!

 

 

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Mission Impossible with Yr4!

The focus for Yr4 P.E. with Mrs Smith this half term is Dance.

Yr4  created a dance using the Mission Impossible theme music as a stimulus.

I was invited to watch the finished dance.

The children certainly impressed me with the quality of movement and the way they worked…

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