Simply The Best !!!  

On Wednesday our school netball team represented Oldham at the Manchester Games Netball Tournament and won ! This was against opposition from all over the Manchester Region. We are very proud of their fantastic achievements. 

                                                                                SINGING SUCCESS
 On July 1st in Heaton Park, Manchester, there will be a concert to commemorate the centenary of the Battle of the Somme.  One choir  from each of the nations of the United Kingdom has been chosen to form a National Children's Choir and  we are delighted that Holy Trinity School Choir has been selected to represent England. This is an immense privilege and we are sure that it will be a memorable experience for all the children who are involved. 

The choir also won the Dr. Eileen Bentley Choral Shield for the most outstanding choral performance at the Oldham Schools' Music Festival on Friday 17th June. The adjudicator praised the choir for its confident part singing, excellent diction, wide dynamic range,  variety of timbres and exceptional musicality. The award was shared with St. Matthew's School, Chadderton. This was an exceptional achievement as the festival was held over five full days and a large number of choirs competed for the shield. Well done to all the children for their hard work and excellent performance.

We would like to thank Mrs Williams, Mr Jackson and the School Choir for all the hard work they put in preparing for the Battle of the Somme Centenary Concert in Heaton Park last Friday.

Being one of only two schools representing England in a specially formed National Children's Choir, the children did a fantastic job of marking the sombre occasion and representing school at such a highly prestigious event.

You can see some footage of the concert at:

http://www.manchestereveningnews.co.uk/news/greater-manchester-news/battle-of-somme-centenary-manchester-11552350

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If you were there at the event, we would love to hear your comments.  Please email them through to info.dobcross@oldhamlea.org.uk

Look at the fantastic art work produced by the Nursery children which is on display in Oldham Library !  They were studying the artist Mondrian. Pop down to the library and see it for yourself.

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Nursery Place September 2016 

Nursery places are now being offered for September 2016 for children who will be 3 by 31st August.

Please click here to download an application form.

Forms should be returned to school.  An application form is not a guarantee of a place.   

Findings from recent Parent Questionnaire can be found on the parent page under letters.

We are very proud to have received the letter below from Nick Gibb MP regarding our KS2 progress results.  Well done to all the children, staff and parents.

 

Letter from Nick Gibb MP

MISSION STATEMENT

 

Our Mission Statement

Holy Trinity Primary and Nursery school is a Christian community in which pupils, staff, parents, governors and parishioners are working together, within a safe, healthy and stimulating learning environment, to achieve education of the highest possible quality, in order to prepare pupils to meet the challenge of their futures.

 

We celebrate the value of each child and set high expectations of them in our endeavour to sustain and develop their gifts and talents.

 

Aims for our School

 

  • To create and sustain a happy environment in which all can experience and develop a love of learning through actively promoting positive relationships between all adults and pupils;
  • To build upon the positive strengths of our School Community, it's building and environment; endeavouring to use the schools resources to the best of our ability.
  • To recognise and celebrate the value of each child and to help individual children to reach their full potential in all areas of their development by setting standards and expectations at the highest level.
  • To strive for excellence in all we do in providing the highest quality teaching and learning situations, using a rich variety of activities within a broad, balanced, and coherent curriculum. 
  • To ensure that all children receive their statutory entitlement within the legal requirements of the National Curriculum.
  • To ensure that all children are provided with the highest quality resources for learning, within the constraints of the school budget.
  • To develop further children's understanding, skills and knowledge necessary and relevant to their adult life within a rapidly changing society.
  • To seek to provide equal opportunities for all, irrespective of race, gender, disability and background.
  • To foster a Christian ethos in which children develop a respect and understanding of Christianity through living within a caring, loving and committed community. 
  • To foster a respect and understanding of different faiths, cultures and backgrounds.
  • To develop children's personal responsibility, sensitivity to their environment, social skills and cultural awareness within the School Community and in the wider context of local, national and world issues.
  • To enhance communications between staff, governors, parents, parishioners and the local community of Saddleworth and develop further their involvement within our School. 

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