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Y5 Quarry Bank Mill 17.05.24, by Miss Healey

Date: 20th May 2024 @ 10:30am

We had so much fun at Quarry Bank Mill! We did lots of role play and we dressed up in clothes from the time. We learnt so much about what life was like for the children who lived and worked at the mill all those years ago. We had a lovely picnic in the meadow at lunchtime in the sunshine

Class Assembly - Pentecost, by Miss Wilkinson

Date: 10th May 2024 @ 2:20pm

Year 2 did an amazing assembly all about Pentecost! Take a look at some of our photos!

3J's Class Assembly - May 24, by Mr Jolly

Date: 2nd May 2024 @ 12:53pm

Today, 3J performed their class assembly all about Jesus being like a superhero. They also acted out how Moses came to recive the 10 commandments from God.

Nursery's Visit to Cockfield's Farm Park - April 2024, by Mrs Andrews

Date: 26th Apr 2024 @ 3:46pm

We had an amazing trip to Cockfield's Farm, we got to stroke and feed lots of different animals.  We made bird feeders and ate our lunch while sitting on real hay bales, just like real farmers! Here is a video of all the lovely things we did, enjoy!

Class 2B visit Knowsley safari park, by Mrs Bradley

Date: 18th Apr 2024 @ 9:59am

We had amazing trip to Knowsley Safari Park! We started off the morning by taking a guided tour of the safari to spot all the amazing animals, even the lions! We then went on to watch the sealion show and see more animals on the walking safari. Finally we took part in a mystery animal workshop in which we discovered all the different types of animals and their features. 

WOW Church Meeting 17.4.24, by Mrs Brandwood

Date: 18th Apr 2024 @ 9:18am

Our two WOW (Watch Our World) church representives visited St John's Thornham Church of England Primary School this afternoon for our next WOW meeting.  This meeting focused on the local environment and we had a fantastic opportunity to have a visit from a Hedgehog Hospital.  Here, the children learnt about the impact humas are having on hedgehogs and how we can better look after our environment for our local wildlife.  The children found out a range of facts about hedgehogs and created a 'hedgehog house' (a hibernacula) to support hedgehogs in the area.   

Knowsley Safari Park - Wednesday 27th March 2024, by Miss Wilkinson

Date: 15th Apr 2024 @ 5:02pm

We had amazing trip to Knowsley Safari Park! We started off the morning by taking a guided tour of the safari. What animals did you see? Later on, after our delicious food, we watched two very talented sealions perfrom some tricks. How clever were they! After the sealion show, we went on the hunt for a tiger but unfortunatley he was hidden away. To end our trip, we all went into the safari classroom to solve a mystery. We used our knowledge of animal groups to work out the sneaky animal that had stolen the safari bus! Can you remember which animal it was?   

Holy Week at Nursery 2024, by Mrs Andrews

Date: 28th Mar 2024 @ 2:29pm

We have had great fun learning all about the Easter story and doing lots of Easter activities. We have made Easter crafts including making Easter cards for our families. We tasted hot cross buns, as we acted out the story of the last supper.  We had an Easter bonnet parade, and we ended the week with a special 'Washing of the Feet' service on Maundy Thursday.  Mr Whelan and Mr Wood, washed and dried some of the children’s feet, just like Jesus did!  We are now all ready for a rest over the Easter holidays.  All the nursery staff would like to wish all our children and parents a very ‘Happy Easter’ and hope you all have a lovely break, we look forward to seeing you all on Monday 15th April, ready for another busy term!

Easter Fun!, by Miss Kelly

Date: 28th Mar 2024 @ 12:43pm

This week we have had lots of fun preparing for Easter! We have learnt all about the Easter story and the meaning behind why we celebrate; we acted out each part of the story on our stage, renacted the Last Supper, made and paraded Easter bonnets, including symbols of Easter, had an egg hunt in our outdoor area, made chocolate Easter nests and finally we ended the week with a Washing of the Feet service, led by Mr Wood and Mr Whelan. What a busy Holy Week! 

Author visit, by Mrs Bradley

Date: 28th Mar 2024 @ 12:21pm

Following on from our wonderful world book day celebrations, we had a real author visit our school. Sean performed an assembly to all the children in which he read one of his own books and then he carried out a workshop with each class to help them become authors themselves. We are so impressed with the writing and illustrations produced by the children. 

2B Class Assembly, by Mrs Bradley

Date: 28th Mar 2024 @ 12:15pm

2B enjoyed perfoming their class assembly all about Lent. 

KS2 - Stations of the Cross - March 2024, by Miss Hulse

Date: 27th Mar 2024 @ 4:57pm

KS2 took part in the Stations of the Cross service today. It was a beautiful service and the children took time to reflect upon Jesus last journey.

Year 4 - Tatton Park, by Miss Hulse

Date: 27th Mar 2024 @ 10:03am

Year 4 had an amazing visit Tatton Park for Anglo Saxon Day. The children leant so much about the Anglo Saxons and were fantastically well behaved!

Year 4 cornet concert - March 2024, by Miss Hulse

Date: 27th Mar 2024 @ 9:57am

Year 4 were absolutely amazing at their cornet concert. We are extremely proud of all of them..

100% Attendance Certificates, by Miss Hulse

Date: 27th Mar 2024 @ 9:38am

Well done to all the children to achieved 100% attendance today, for the Spring Term. 

Year 4 - Chicks - March 2024, by Miss Hulse

Date: 27th Mar 2024 @ 8:46am

The Year 4 children had a lovely time meeting our Easter chiks yesterday, the children were very calm and caring! 

KS2 Eggs-ibition - March 2024, by Miss Hulse

Date: 27th Mar 2024 @ 8:35am

The children from KS2 did a fantastic job yesterday bringing in their decorated eggs for our Eggs-ibition! 

The Easter Chicks- Year Six, by Miss Mulkeen

Date: 26th Mar 2024 @ 10:48am

National Emergency Services Museum - March 2024, by Mrs Anderson

Date: 25th Mar 2024 @ 2:35pm

We had a fantastic trip to the National Emergency Services Museum. Our topic in History is The Great Fire of London and we took part in an exciting workshop where we learnt how the fire spread so quickly and how the soldiers put the fire out. We explored the museum and saw a variety of emergency services vehicles and tried on uniforms for past and present firefighters. It was a wonderful day and we had lots of fun. 

1A Class Assembly - March 2024, by Mrs Anderson

Date: 25th Mar 2024 @ 2:19pm

On Thursday 21st March we performed our class assembly to the school and our parents. Our assembly was all about the Easter story which we have been learning about in our RE lessons. We shared examples of prayers we have written and sang hymns relating to Easter. It was lots of fun to perform our class assembly for the school and we hope you all enjoyed it! :) 

Manchester City Academy Football Tournament, by Miss Kyte

Date: 25th Mar 2024 @ 1:51pm

Our St Peters school football team participated in a Year Five and Six football tournament last week, which was held at Manchester City's Football Academy. The children throughly enjoyed the tournament and played some excellent football! Well done to all those involved! 


Chicks, by Mrs Perry

Date: 22nd Mar 2024 @ 12:44pm

We have been learning about the life cycle of a chick through our non-fiction text 'Egg to Chicken'.

Smithill's Farm, by Miss Kelly

Date: 19th Mar 2024 @ 12:22pm

On Friday we went to the Farm! We had so much fun feeding the animals, learning lots of interesting facts, riding on a donkey and watching the cows being milked, the children were all very sensible!

Smithills Farm trip, by Mrs Perry

Date: 18th Mar 2024 @ 8:45am

We had a great day at Smithills Farm, take a look at what we got up to...



World Book Day, by Mr Wood

Date: 7th Mar 2024 @ 2:18pm

We all had great fun dressing up as book characters on Thursday 7th March. The day got off to a great start with an assembly where everybody showed their costumes off! We were delighted to find that, thanks to the children’s kind donations, we raised over £247 for Book Aid International. This money will help to pay for books in less economically developed countries. Click the link below to have a look at the pictures of all the children in their fantastic costumes - as well as the staff!

Who we are

We look to provide a safe, secure, stimulating Christian environment in which all our children feel happy and valued as individuals, and where they can learn and play to the best of their abilities, and therefore reach their full potential.

Where we are

St Peter's Church of England Primary School
Muriel Street,
OL16 5JQ

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