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Our Magical Moments

This page, ‘Our Magical Moments’, is here to share and celebrate activities and events in school that demonstrate your growth as a person. 

Our learning behaviours and drivers, British Values and your social, moral, spiritual and cultural understanding will guide and enlighten you on your journey through school and beyond.

 

Spring House Reward - Congratulations Platt!!

Choral Speaking Festival 2024

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Children from Year 2 and Year 3 participated in Europe's largest Choral Speaking Festival this week at the Queen Elizabth Hall, Oldham. The children were amazing! We are so proud of their enthusiasm and bravery! You can watch the Year 3's performance of My Shadow by Robert Louis Stevenson below.

International Mother Language Day 

 

We all had a wonderful day celebrating International Mother Language Day. At Bare Trees there are over 22 different languages spoken by children and staff, which is why it is important to us to understand why language day is important. We enjoyed celebrating and learning how spoken and written languages equip us as individuals and as a society to contribute to the world. 

 

To help us celebrate the day we have been learning new words and phrases in new languages and we have had virtual reality experiences linked to different places around the world where amazing languages are spoken. We have also had some wonderful visitors who have shared their mother language with us and taught us new words and phrases to use. 

 

 

 

All children should be respectful and responsible active members of school and the wider community, we aim for pupils to explore and pursue a range of extra curricular activities with equality of opportunity ensured and enrich the curriculum with exciting experiences. Equality and diversity underpins everything we do. See below our school values (BARETREES), our learning drivers (DEARL), and British Values linked to our house teams. Pupils should leave us physically and mentally healthy, safe and be able to develop positive relationships with others to engage and thrive in the wider, diverse world.

Year 1 Celebrating International Mother Languages Day

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Year 1 children share their mother language.

Year 2 children celebrating International Mother Language Day

Year 5 Celebrating International Mother Languages Day

Year 5 were very lucky to be visited by a parent who shared information about the language of Yoruba from Nigeria. Pupils really enjoyed learning facts about the language, counted from 1-10 and learned greetings such as 'good morning', 'good afternoon', 'good evening' and 'good night'.

We also learned about sign language and signed along to our school song, Count on Me.

Year 6 Celebrating International Mother Languages Day

Language for Learning Day

 

The pupils had a wonderful day on Language for Learning Day.  As this is one of our school drivers it was really important to raise the profile of the need to develop language for learning. Throughout the day, sessions took place to develop vocabulary, language and to celebrate the diverse languages that we speak. Families also took part in a home learning task prior to the day that allowed pupils to learn new things about each other. 

Diversity Day

 

The pupils had a wonderful day on Diversity Day. As this is one of our school drivers it was really important to raise the profile of this alongside acceptance, tolerance and celebrating the diverse community that we are at Bare Trees. Visitors came to school and delivered workshops to the pupils. Families also took part in a home learning task prior to the day that allowed pupils to learn new things about each other. 

Congratulations to Churchill on winning the Autumn Term House Competition.

Anti Bullying Week - pupils across school participated in activities and lessons about bullying and the unacceptable impact this can have on individuals and communities. Here are some posters that were entered into a national competition. Make a noise about bullying and make it stop!

CultureFest at Bare Trees 2023 - An event to learn, explore and experience a variety of cultural festivals from across the world to support our children in becoming inclusive and accepting citizens.

Olympic Athlete Visit : 19th June. Can you complete a fitness challenge and raise some funds?

Culture Kit Winners! Huge congratulations to Haris, Amelia, Huzayfah and Deen on their super Culture Kits. They found out lots of information about the culture, traditions and lives of their chosen country.

Culture Kit Competition - There were so many impressive entries. Here are a few to admire. Well done!

Congratulations to Churchill - our winning house team this Autumn. Enjoy your reward - you have earned it!

Pupils at Bare Trees have remembered her majesty, Queen Elizabeth II, through class discussions and art projects. Pupils recognised that she was powerful female role model to others and how resilient she was being our Queen for 70 years. Many pupils watched the state funeral on the Bank Holiday Monday as a sign of respect. 

June is Pride Month. A celebration of diversity, individual liberty, equal rights, respect and tolerance through democracy and rule of law. Read about inspirational individuals who are part of the LGBTQ+ community.

The Bare Trees' Platinum Jubilee Celebration

Mrs Ali's hard work at school is always valued but her crochet skills have brought joy to Shaw this week too.

On Friday the 27th of May 2022, Bare Trees are celebrating the Queen's Platinum Jubilee. The Queen has reigned for a record breaking 70 years! The Union Jack flag will be waved and everyone will wear the colours red, white and blue during a whole day of exciting activities. We will be playing sports from the Commonwealth Games, enjoy a party picnic at lunch and year groups will dance to music from different decades in a whole school danceathon. An Art Gallery, in the main hall, will display artwork inspired by artists from each decade of her reign. Families are invited to visit and admire the children's creations at hometime. smiley

The Queen: Children in Year 6 wanted to share these images of the Queen through her long life.

Good Luck, Year 6!

Eid 2022

Who will you choose to join your house team as an honorary member? Nominate a well known and inspirational person from Oldham who shares our values.

Congratulations to Platt, who were champions this Spring! Children in EYFS and KS1 enjoyed a movie and snacks and in KS2 children participated in a hockey session with a tasty treat to take home. Well deserved.

Congratulations to Churchill, who collected the most house points across school in the Autumn term.

Dr Kershaw's Hospice Charity Day

The school council members chose three charities to support this year. The local charity that school council chose to support is Dr Kershaw's Hospice. 

 

Click on the link to find out the amazing work Dr Kershaw's Hospice do. 

 https://drkershawshospice.org.uk/

 

On Tuesday 25th January we raised money for Dr Kershaw's Hospice, the pupils brought in a money contribution to wear their own clothes. We are waiting to hear from Dr Kershaw's Hospice how much we raised. 

Year 6 Identity and Goals: Respecting each others' differences and having high aspirations.

Anti-Bullying Week 15th-19th November. Don't forget to support a world without bullying - remember to wear your odd socks on Monday.

Summer House Team Reward - Platt enjoyed a silent disco event.

June: Speak Out Stay Safe (pupils had a lesson on their rights and what to do if they feel unsafe or something wrong is happening to them or someone they know).

April: Earth Day (pupils discussed how to care for our planet and what changes should be made to protect and conserve it). 1000 trees have been planted in our school's name!

March: Red Nose Day (Raising money for Children in Need)

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