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Anti-Bullying Week

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All this week we have been looking at the problems associated with bullying and where support can be found to help find ways of tackling the issue. It launched on Monday with ‘Odd Socks Day’, a national event organised by the Anti-Bullying Alliance and supported by many schools across the country – including here as […]

Confirmations

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Congratulations to our Year 6 pupils who attended the Confirmation Service at Golborne St Thomas’ this week. This is an important event in the lives of young Christians as it allows them to fully take part in the Communion; and Cohen, Lily, Matthew C, Joseph, Noah, Chloe and Matthew W will be will be doing […]

Children In Need

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We have been raising money for this important cause by wearing something spotty or something yellow to school today. The BBC appeal helps young people across the country by providing funding for educational opportunities for disadvantaged children. Our school ambassadors have done their bit by selling cakes during the day. We are pleased to announce […]

Consultation On Admission Arrangements 2019-20

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The admitting authorities for some Wigan voluntary aided schools are consulting on changes to over-subscription criteria for 2019-20. The consultation website can be found here. The closing date for responses is Monday 18th December. What does this mean? Changes to a school’s admission policy could affect how many children are admitted to a class, or the […]

Food of the World

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The current class topic in Year 4 includes a look at ‘Countries of the World’, and one of the defining features of many cultures is their food. To give the other children a taste of African cuisine, Mia has very kindly made doughnuts for everyone to enjoy, and these were certainly very well received! They […]

PTA Coffee Morning

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Thank you to everyone who was able to attend or contribute to our coffee morning this week and discuss the formation of a new Parent-Teacher Association (PTA) for the school. It was great to see so many people and we feel a great deal of progress has already been made. If you would still like […]

Operation Christmas Child

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There has been a great response to the Samaritan’s Purse shoebox appeal, following the announcement of the campaign to send Christmas gifts to those in disadvantaged countries before half term. Your generosity has been very inspiring, with items including everything from toys to stationary for school, to basic hygiene items such as toothpaste. The donations […]

Stay Out of Mischief!

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As well as the more traditional events at this time of year, apparently in some places November 4th is known as ‘Mischief Night’, and is an evening where young people cause trouble in their local communities, often ending with complaints to the police. To address the serious nature of this anti-social behavior, officers based at […]

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