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Grosvenor Road Primary School | Parkgate Drive | Swinton | Manchester | M27 5LN

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Welcome to Grosvenor Road Primary School

I am delighted to welcome you to Grosvenor Road Primary School's website. As a large Primary School, we actively encourage the involvement of parents and members of our community in school life. The success of each child's education is important to us whatever their ability. We pride ourselves on being a happy, secure and forward-looking school totally committed to ensuring the highest possible achievements for all our children.

Whether you are a prospective parent or have children already at the school, you can be assured that all staff involved with your children are committed to providing a high quality education.

Throughout our school there is an ethos of high expectation, respect and a drive for children to be the best learners they can be. Our children's behaviour is exemplary; they are well mannered and polite and this contributes to the calm and purposeful atmosphere around school.

I would be delighted to personally meet with you and to take you around the school to see for yourself the quality of provision we offer. I look forward to meeting with you at some point.

Your views are always welcomed and you can do this by visiting where you will be able to complete a very short questionnaire.

Mr J L Pridden

Latest News

Christmas Nativities

Monday 20th December 2021

Last week, our Reception and Year 1 children performed their nativities to KS2 children and to their parents. Well done to all our singers, narrators and actors - you were brilliant!

Photographs of all Christmas performances are now on our BLOG.

Parentapps messages will be sent out shortly with a link to the Dress Rehearsal Videos - kindly filmed and edited by our Governor, Mr Wilshaw.

This week's Christmas Activities

Friday 10th December 2021

This week, our Nursery and Year 2 children started off  our Christmas activities by performing their Christmas Sing-a-longs to an audience of KS2 children and to their parents. See our BLOG for photographs.

Our Christmas Jumper Day and Christmas Lunch were also a great success and we raised £303 for Save The Children. Well done everybody and thank you for your donations!

Reception Phonics Workshop for Parents

Friday 19th November 2021

The presentation from our Reception Phonics Workshop is now available on our Class Information page  - via the Parents tab above.
or select this LINK

School Council 2021-2022

Friday 5th November 2021

Congratulations to our newly appointed School Council, who have been elected by their peers in Key Stage 2. Please visit our BLOG to view photographs of their recent fund raising activities in school.

Harvest Festival Collection

Wednesday 20th October 2021

THANK YOU to all children and parents who were able to contribute to our Harvest Festival Collection for the Salford Foodbank. We have been truly overwhelmed by your generosity this year.
Well done to our School Council for organising the collection, displaying this is our School hall and for helping the Foodbank staff. Photographs are now on the BLOG.

Meet The Teacher Information - Update

Friday 15th October 2021

Please follow this LINK to our Class Information page to view all information shared at our recent virtual Meet The Teacher sessions.
Our Reception year group's session has now been added to this page.
Thank you

Meet The Teacher Information

Friday 8th October 2021

Please follow this LINK to our Class Information page to view all information shared at our recent virtual Meet The Teacher sessions.

Our Reception year group's session has now been re-scheduled for Thursday 14th October at 4:00pm. Please see Parentapps communications regarding joining this meeting via your child's Google Classroom. 
Thank you

Year 6 Leavers' Celebration, Sports Days & Year 1 Trip to RHS Bridgewater

Monday 19th July 2021

Please visit our BLOG to see photographs of our recent activities.

Travelling By Tuba

Friday 9th July 2021

It was wonderful to have Chris and Stewart (Travelling By Tuba) visit our school once again to entertain all our children with their lively and informative show.
Please follow this LINK to our Blog

Children's University Graduation 2021

Friday 9th July 2021

We are very pleased to announce that this year 57 children in Year 5 and Year 6 graduated with Gold and Silver awards with The Children's University. 
Please follow this LINK to our Blog.

Year 2 Trip - RHS Bridgewater

Monday 28th June 2021

On Monday, Year 2 visited RHS Bridgewater, as part of their Science Topic on Plants. We enjoyed a lovely sunny day in all the different garden areas, visited the pigs and chickens, enjoyed the Woodland Play Area and took part in a lesson and planting activity with the RHS Education Staff.
Please visit our BLOG to see photographs of our visit.

Nursery Sept 2021 - Parents' Meetings June 2021

Friday 18th June 2021

Please follow this LINK to view the information shared by Miss Clague, Mrs Tinkler and Mrs Cray at our recent meetings for Nursery Sept 2021 parents.

We look forward to meeting our new nursery children at the Nursery Class Visits next week - Tues 22nd / Weds 23rd / Thurs 24th. (3:30pm - 4:00pm)

Mental Health Awareness Week

Mon 10th - Frid 14th May 2021

This week is Mental Health Awareness Week.
The theme for this year is ‘Nature’. Research has found a link between feeling connected to nature and having improved wellbeing.

Given the recent lockdown restrictions, we thought it would be a great opportunity to get outside with the children and explore nature within the grounds of our school. The children will be taking part in a variety of activities such as rainbow nature hunts, cloud spotting, natural sculptures and creating a bee and butterfly garden.

Please keep an eye on the BLOG for photographs.

Life Education Visitor in School

Tuesday 4th May 2021

Although we were unable to have the actual ‘Life Caravan’ onsite this year, we welcomed Rachel Hart from Coram Life Education into school last week to deliver workshops to all year groups.

Visit our BLOG to see photographs of our children enjoying their sessions with Rachel and Harold The Giraffe!

Red Nose Day at Grosvenor Road

Friday 19th March 2021

On Friday, we had a great Red Nose Day and managed to raise the fantastic total of £390.00 for Comic Relief. Thank you everyone for your non-uniform donations!

Please see our BLOG for photos of some of the activities we enjoyed during the day.

Virtual Library

Wednesday 3rd March 2021

Visit our Virtual Library, where you can listen to great stories!
The videos in our Virtual Library enable our children to hear books read aloud and this is one of the most important activities for reading success. It provides children with a demonstration of phrased, fluent reading and develops the listener's interest in books and desire to be a reader.

Coronavirus Update Letter

Monday 16th March 2020

This letter is to update you on our school response to the Coronavirus situation. Please read the letter here.

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