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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

Trips & Visitors

Thursday 14th July 2022

Please visit our BLOG to see photographs of our children enjoying recent trips and workshops in school.

Year 6 Activity Week

Friday 8th July 2022

Please follow this LINK to our School Blog to view photograps of our Year 6 children enjoying their Activity Week.

Sports Days at Grosvenor Road

Friday 8th July 2022

Our children have very much enjoyed taking part in their Sports Days and we were very pleased to welcome many of our parents into school to support them.
Please select this LINK to our School Blog to view photographs

September 2022 Class Information

Thursday 30th June 2022

Please select PARENTS Tab above > Class Information to view a document showing your child's new teacher, classroom etc.for September.

Year 2's Trip to Lytham St Annes

Friday 24th June 2022

This week, our Year 2 classes visited Lytham St Annes to find out more about the geographical features of our coast. They have also been learning about how the seaside has changed since Victorian times.
We had a lovely sunny day and particularly enjoyed building sandcastles on the beach!
Please see the BLOG for lots of photographs from our trip.

Jubilee Books

Monday 20th June 2022

All our children have received a copy of a specially comissioned Jubilee Book from the Department of Education – ‘Queen Elizabeth: A Platinum Jubilee Celebration’ tells the story of ‘a young princess who grew up to become our longest reigning monarch, and celebrates the achievements, people and places that have become part of her remarkable legacy’.
See our BLOG.

Jubilee Artists at Grosvenor Road

Monday 13th June 2022

On Monday, we welcomed Mr Chris Robinson into our KS2 Assembly to make a very special presentation.
Mr Robinson is from Hills Estate Agency, who recently ran a competition for children in Salford schools. They were asked to design a Jubilee For Sale board for Hills to display in Salford, as part of the Queen's Platinum Jubilee celebrations.
Two of our Year 6 pupils - Daisy and Leah - were awarded the Winning Prize and a Runner Up Prize respectively for their excellent designs.  Please see our School BLOG

Platinum Jubilee Celebrations

Friday 27th May 2022

This week, our children have enjoyed activities to celebrate The Queen's Platinum Jubilee.
Please see our BLOG for photographs and videos.

Easter Hat Competition

Friday 1st April 2022

We had a tremendous response to our Easter Hat Competition this year with almost 200 children taking part!
ALL the children worked really hard on their excellent hats and told us how much they had enjoyed making them at home - thank you very much to all parents for your support. Please take a look at some of them on our BLOG.

Year 2 Trips to Staircase House

Friday 18th March

Our Year 2 children have been learning about The Great Fire Of London. In order for them to ‘experience’ the events of September 1666, we took them to Staircase House in Stockport. 

Pleasee visit our BLOG to view photographs from our trips.

World Book Day 2022

Friday 4th March 2022

Over the past week, we have celebrated the enjoyment of reading throughout school.
Please visit our BLOG to see photographs of our special visitor and all our World Book Day activities.
We were also very pleased to receive a Book Hamper from Morrisons, Swinton to extend our Y3&4 class libraries.

Reception Superheroes!

Friday 18th February 2022

This week, our Reception Classes have been celebrating superheroes, including real-life superheroes – people who help us in our community.
On Tuesday, we had a brilliant Superhero Day; all children and staff dressed up and we had a superhero experience at the Superhero Academy!
Photos from our day are on the school BLOG.

UK Safer Internet Day 2022

Friday 4th February 2022

Next Tuesday (8th February) is UK SAFER INTERNET DAY 2022.
In school, our children will be taking part in activities and lessons throughout the week to support them in staying safe online and to remind them how to report any concerns. We will be using some of the resources from the UK Safer Internet Centre website, together with specially written books / texts which teach the principles of online safety through stories.

If you wish to find out more about online safety from a parent’s perspective, you will find further information on the Online Safety page of our website – select the PARENTS TAB above

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

Do you want your child to be a successful learner?

Do you want your child to be a successful learner? Do you want your child to be the best learner they can be? Follow these links:
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Whether your child is in Nursery or Y6, it is important that you read with your child every day.

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.

Find all the latest news on our Blog