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2019- 2020 Gallery

Irwell 4 Sport's Week

Here are some pictures for Irwell 4's sports week.
On Monday, we designed our very own T-shirts (yellow, blue and red) depending which colour team we were in.
Tuesday: We created some olympic art using cups to design a poster with the olympic rings. Then we competed in our class planking competition.
Wednesday: we competed in our hurdles competition and we all did very well. We enjoyed  our communication session where we looked at a wide variety of different  sports  like; dancing, trampolining, horse riding and javelin throwing. We all had a turn! We designed some medals for our celebration ceremony  tomorrow.
Thursday: We relaxed a little and took part in our cosmic kids yoga session 'We are going on a bear hunt'. Then we celebrated our victories and presented medals even Paris got one!
Well done to everyone in Irwell 4- excellent work!

ARTICLE 13 FREEDOM OF EXPRESSION- Every child must be free to express their thoughts and opinions and to access all kinds of information, as long as it is within the law.

ARTICLE 31 LEISURE, PLAY AND CULTURE- Every child has the right to relax, play and take part in a wide range of cultural and artistic activities.

Star Bakers of the Future

The children in Redvales 3 have been working together to create these two delicious chocolate orange cheesecakes. They look absolutely delicious! Paul Hollywood and Prue Leith need to watch out the Redvales 3 team are coming for your jobs!

ARTICLE 24 HEALTH AND HEALTH SERVICES- Every child has the right to the best possible health. Governments must provide good quality health care, clean water, nutritious food, and a clean environment and education on health and well-being so that children can stay healthy. Richer countries must help poorer countries to achieve this.

ARTICLE 28 RIGHT TO EDUCATION- Every child has the right to an education. Primary education must be free and different forms of secondary education must be available to every child. Discipline in schools must respect children’s dignity and their rights. Richer countries must help poorer countries to achieve this.

ARTICLE 29 GOALS OF EDUCATION- Education must develop every child’s personality, talents and abilities to the full. It must encourage the child’s respect for human rights, as well as respect for their parents, their own and other cultures, and the environment.

Irwell Mini Festival

The children in Irwell wing made the most of the glorious weather last week and had a mini festival outside. They had a wonderful time!

ARTICLE 13 FREEDOM OF EXPRESSION- Every child must be free to express their thoughts and opinions and to access all kinds of information, as long as it is within the law.

ARTICLE 23 CHILDREN WITH A DISABILITY- A child with a disability has the right to live a full and decent life with dignity and, as far as possible, independence to play an active part in the community. Governments must do all they can to support disabled children and their families.

ARTICLE 28 RIGHT TO EDUCATION- Every child has the right to an education. Primary education must be free and different forms of secondary education must be available to every child. Discipline in schools must respect children’s dignity and their rights. Richer countries must help poorer countries to achieve this.

Irwell 4 Baking

Irwell 4 have been very busy in the kitchen today. They enjoyed rolling out the pastry and grating the cheese to make these delicious cheese whirls.

ARTICLE 13 FREEDOM OF EXPRESSION- Every child must be free to express their thoughts and opinions and to access all kinds of information, as long as it is within the law.

ARTICLE 28 RIGHT TO EDUCATION- Every child has the right to an education. Primary education must be free and different forms of secondary education must be available to every child. Discipline in schools must respect children’s dignity and their rights. Richer countries must help poorer countries to achieve this.

ARTICLE 29 GOALS OF EDUCATION- Education must develop every child’s personality, talents and abilities to the full. It must encourage the child’s respect for human rights, as well as respect for their parents, their own and other cultures, and the environment.

ARTICLE 31 LEISURE, PLAY AND CULTURE- Every child has the right to relax, play and take part in a wide range of cultural and artistic activities.

Our Butterfly Wall

We have made a butterfly wall to welcome back our friends to school. As each child or member of staff returns to school they will add a butterfly to the wall.

ARTICLE 3 BEST INTERESTS OF THE CHILD- The best interests of the child must be a top priority in all decisions and actions that affect children.

ARTICLE 6 LIFE, SURVIVAL AND DEVELOPMENT- Every child has a right to life. Governments must do all that they can to ensure that children survive and develop to their full potential.

ARTICLE 23 CHILDREN WITH A DISABILITY- A child with a disability has the right to live a full and decent life with dignity and, as far as possible, independence to play an active part in the community. Governments must do all they can to support disabled children and their families.

ARTICLE 28 RIGHT TO EDUCATION- Every child has the right to an education. Primary education must be free and different forms of secondary education must be available to every child. Discipline in schools must respect children’s dignity and their rights. Richer countries must help poorer countries to achieve this.

ARTICLE 29 GOALS OF EDUCATION- Education must develop every child’s personality, talents and abilities to the full. It must encourage the child’s respect for human rights, as well as respect for their parents, their own and other cultures, and the environment.

VE day arts and crafts

The children in the Irwell wing have been getting ready to celebrate VE day. They have been painting twigs and making union jack bunting. Well done they look great!

ARTICLE 7 BIRTH REGISTRATION, NAME, NATIONALITY, CARE- Every child has the right to be registered at birth, to have a name and nationality, and, as far as possible, to know and be cared for by their parents.

ARTICLE 12 RESPECT FOR THE VIEWS OF THE CHILD- Every child has the right to express their views, feelings and wishes in all matters affecting them, and to have their views considered and taken seriously. This right applies at all times, for example during immigration proceedings, housing decisions or the child’s day-to-day home life.

ARTICLE 13 FREEDOM OF EXPRESSION- Every child must be free to express their thoughts and opinions and to access all kinds of information, as long as it is within the law.

Making Birthday Cards for Captain Tom Moore

The children in school have been making birthday cards for Captain Tom Moore. He will absolutely love them.

ARTICLE 13 FREEDOM OF EXPRESSION- Every child must be free to express their thoughts and opinions and to access all kinds of information, as long as it is within the law.

ARTICLE 28 RIGHT TO EDUCATION- Every child has the right to an education. Primary education must be free and different forms of secondary education must be available to every child. Discipline in schools must respect children’s dignity and their rights. Richer countries must help poorer countries to achieve this.

ARTICLE 29 GOALS OF EDUCATION- Education must develop every child’s personality, talents and abilities to the full. It must encourage the child’s respect for human rights, as well as respect for their parents, their own and other cultures, and the environment.

STAY AT HOME STREET PARTY

Why not send over some photographs of your decorated house or of your stay at home street party to MillwoodOffice@bury.gov.uk

ARTICLE 13 FREEDOM OF EXPRESSION- Every child must be free to express their thoughts and opinions and to access all kinds of information, as long as it is within the law.

ARTICLE 28 RIGHT TO EDUCATION- Every child has the right to an education. Primary education must be free and different forms of secondary education must be available to every child. Discipline in schools must respect children’s dignity and their rights. Richer countries must help poorer countries to achieve this.

ARTICLE 29 GOALS OF EDUCATION- Education must develop every child’s personality, talents and abilities to the full. It must encourage the child’s respect for human rights, as well as respect for their parents, their own and other cultures, and the environment.

VE day resources

THANK YOU NHS

The children who are in school have been busy making a sign to show their appreciation for our NHS workers.

ARTICLE 13 FREEDOM OF EXPRESSION- Every child must be free to express their thoughts and opinions and to access all kinds of information, as long as it is within the law.

Millwood Milestones Week Monday 9th March- Friday 13th March

We really enjoyed Millwood Milestones Week. During this week we tried to complete as many of the Millwood Milestones as we could. Our Milestones include baking a cake, going on a local trip and making lots of friends. 

ARTICLE 13 FREEDOM OF EXPRESSION- Every child must be free to express their thoughts and opinions and to access all kinds of information, as long as it is within the law.

ARTICLE 15 FREEDOM OF ASSOCIATION- Every child has the right to meet with other children and join groups and organisations, as long as this does not stop other people from enjoying their rights.

ARTICLE 23 CHILDREN WITH A DISABILITY- A child with a disability has the right to live a full and decent life with dignity and, as far as possible, independence to play an active part in the community. Governments must do all they can to support disabled children and their families.

ARTICLE 28 RIGHT TO EDUCATION- Every child has the right to an education. Primary education must be free and different forms of secondary education must be available to every child. Discipline in schools must respect children’s dignity and their rights. Richer countries must help poorer countries to achieve this.

ARTICLE 29 GOALS OF EDUCATION- Education must develop every child’s personality, talents and abilities to the full. It must encourage the child’s respect for human rights, as well as respect for their parents, their own and other cultures, and the environment.

ARTICLE 31 LEISURE, PLAY AND CULTURE- Every child has the right to relax, play and take part in a wide range of cultural and artistic activities.

 

World Book Day- Thursday 5th March

We have had a fabulous World Book Day this week.  The theme was “Share a million Stories.”  Each class had a very special pass the parcel to unwrap and share.  

We had a fantastic parade in the hall  sharing all our wonderful costumes with our friends.  

Thank you to all our parents and carers for making such an effort with all the costumes. 

ARTICLE 13 FREEDOM OF EXPRESSION- Every child must be free to express their thoughts and opinions and to access all kinds of information, as long as it is within the law.

ARTICLE 28 RIGHT TO EDUCATION- Every child has the right to an education. Primary education must be free and different forms of secondary education must be available to every child. Discipline in schools must respect children’s dignity and their rights. Richer countries must help poorer countries to achieve this.

ARTICLE 29 GOALS OF EDUCATION- Education must develop every child’s personality, talents and abilities to the full. It must encourage the child’s respect for human rights, as well as respect for their parents, their own and other cultures, and the environment.

 

Fidget Fingers!

 Every Thursday lunchtime we run Fidget Fingers club. This club was requested by the children through school council and allows them to get creative. Every week staff are amazed by what they create. Here are a selection of some of the wonderful models including a bouncy bee and a tie-dye outfit!

ARTICLE 12 RESPECT FOR THE VIEWS OF THE CHILD- Every child has the right to express their views, feelings and wishes in all matters affecting them, and to have their views taken seriously.

ARTICLE 13 FREEDOM OF EXPRESSION-Every child must be free to express their thoughts and opinions.

ARTICLE 15 FREEDOM OF ASSOCIATION- Every child has the right to meet with other children and to join groups and organisations, as long as this does not stop other people enjoying their rights.

Pancake Day!

 Tuesday 25th February was Shrove Tuesday and we had lots of fun at Millwood making and exploring pancakes. Take a look through the photographs to see the children developing their mathematical, communication and physical skills!

ARTICLE 24 HEALTH AND HEALTH SERVICES- Every child has the right to the best possible health. Governments must provide good quality health care, clean water, nutritious food, and a clean environment and education on health and well-being so that children can stay healthy. Richer countries must help poorer countries to achieve this.

ARTICLE 29 GOALS OF EDUCATION- Education must develop every child’s personality, talents and abilities to the full. It must encourage the child’s respect for human rights, as well as respect for their parents, their own and other cultures, and the environment.

Safer Internet Day

Tuesday 11th February was Safer Internet Day at Millwood. During this day children took part in activities where they thought about how to keep themselves safe on the internet. Some classes also created their own avatars! Take a look at some of the wonderful activities completed below.

ARTICLE 17 ACCESS TO INFORMATION FROM THE MEDIA- Every child has the right to reliable information from a variety of sources, and governments should encourage the media to provide information that children can understand. Governments must help protect children from materials that could harm them.

ARTICLE 19 PROTECTION FROM VIOLENCE, ABUSE AND NEGLECT- Governments must do all they can to ensure that children are protected from all forms of violence, abuse, neglect and bad treatment by their parents or anyone else who looks after them.

Manchester City FC Family Cooking Session

Congratulations to all of the families who completed the MCFC family cooking sessions, learning about how to prepare healthy meals and snacks for the whole family.

ARTICLE 18 PARENTAL RESPONSIBILITIES AND STATE ASSISTANCE- Both parents share responsibility for bringing up their child and should always consider what is best for the child. Governments must support parents by creating support services for children and giving parents the help they need to raise their children.

ARTICLE 24 HEALTH AND HEALTH SERVICES- Every child has the right to the best possible health. Governments must provide good quality health care, clean water, nutritious food, and a clean environment and education on health and well-being so that children can stay healthy. Richer countries must help poorer countries to achieve this.

NSPCC Number Day

 On Friday 7th February children and staff dressed in number themed clothes and took part in exciting maths activities to raise money for the NSPCC.

ARTICLE 13 FREEDOM OF EXPRESSION- Every child must be free to express their thoughts and opinions and to access all kinds of information, as long as it is within the law.

ARTICLE 27 ADEQUATE STANDARD OF LIVING- Every child has the right to a standard of living that is good enough to meet their physical and social needs and support their development. Governments must help families who cannot afford to provide this.

Mayoral Visit

Millwood are proud to announce that on Wednesday 5th February, we hosted The Worshipful The Mayor of Bury, Cllr Trevor Holt and Mayoress, Mrs Holt.  The Mayor was here to raise awareness around Hate Crime.  The assembly  was titled ‘Different People Different Talents’ and discussed how  pupils and staff should celebrate each other and respect each other for their different talents. This also links into our Rights Respecting School, Article 2.  All children have rights, no matter who they are, where they live, what their parents do, what language they speak, what their religion is, whether they are a boy or girl, what their culture is, whether they have a disability and whether they are rich or poor. No child should be treated unfairly on any basis. Also discussed was how to:

  • know what a hate crime is
  • when to tell someone about a hate crime
  • who tell if you have been victim of hate crime
  • tell someone if you have been affected by a hate crime

Please see message below from Hannah Alessandra, Class Teacher, and The Mayor of Bury, Cllr Trevor Holt….

“Can I just say a huge thank you for everyone’s attendance for the hate crime assembly. The Mayor was blown away by the children and their engagement throughout. He was also taken aback when walking around the school by the range activities the pupils were participating in and also the staffs knowledge on each child”.

ARTICLE 2 NON-DISCRIMINATION- The Convention applies to every child without discrimination, whatever their ethnicity, gender, religion, language, abilities or any other status, whatever they think or say, whatever their family background.

ARTICLE 19 PROTECTION FROM VIOLENCE, ABUSE AND NEGLECT- Governments must do all they can to ensure that children are protected from all forms of violence, abuse, neglect and bad treatment by their parents or anyone else who looks after them.

 

Young Voices

On Friday 31st January children and staff from Millwood joined a choir of over 8,000 people at the MEN arena for the Young Voices concert. We sang with The Shires, winner of The Voice Ruti and 80’s Spandau Ballet legend Tony Hadley. We left school at 12.30pm and didn’t return until 10.30pm! The children behaved brilliantly and were a credit to their families and to our school. The children (and staff) haven’t been able to stop talking about how amazing it was since! Below are some of the photographs, videos and some comments from our parents who attended. It was a truly magical experience for everyone involved.

Parental Comments

“It was an absolutely fabulous concert and such a wonderful experience for them and us. We were very proud parents!”

“What a truly wonderful, amazing evening we had this evening at the MEN watching your choir perform. We felt honoured and privileged to have been a part of this wonderful experience that was offered to your children.”

“A massive thank you to all the staff who definitely went above and beyond tonight! You should be very proud of each and everyone one of them and in the words of L he had “The best day EVER!!!”

“Please pass on our huge appreciation to Katie, Shirley, Lisa, Emily, Steph, Jackie, Jackie and Beckie.”

ARTICLE 13 FREEDOM OF EXPRESSION- Every child must be free to express their thoughts and opinions and to access all kinds of information, as long as it is within the law.

ARTICLE 15 FREEDOM OF ASSOCIATION- Every child has the right to meet with other children and join groups and organisations, as long as this does not stop other people from enjoying their rights.

ARTICLE 29 GOALS OF EDUCATION- Education must develop every child’s personality, talents and abilities to the full. It must encourage the child’s respect for human rights, as well as respect for their parents, their own and other cultures, and the environment.

ARTICLE 31 LEISURE, PLAY AND CULTURE- Every child has the right to relax, play and take part in a wide range of cultural and artistic activities.

SEND Greater Manchester Football Tournament

On Wednesday 29th January the football team went along to the Etihad stadium to take part in the SEND Greater Manchester football tournament. After weeks of lunchtime training sessions with our very own Manchester City coach Leon, we embraced every single match and even managed to score a few goals along the way. There were over 15 schools there and we were by far the youngest but this didn’t stop us showing them our determination and pride!

All pupils behaved beautifully and were an absolute credit to Millwood and their families.  Here are a few pictures from the day…..

 

ARTICLE 31 LEISURE, PLAY AND CULTURE- Every child has the right to relax, play and take part in a wide range of cultural and artistic activities.

ARTICLE 15 FREEDOM OF ASSOCIATION- Every child has the right to meet with other children and join groups and organisations, as long as this does not stop other people from enjoying their rights.

Kindness Day 

On Monday 27th January, Millwood School took part in Kindness Day. Here are some of exciting activities that we did.

ARTICLE 13 FREEDOM OF EXPRESSION- Every child must be free to express their thoughts and opinions and to access all kinds of information, as long as it is within the law.

ARTICLE 14 FREEDOM OF THOUGHT, BELIEF AND RELIGION- Every child has the right to think and believe what they choose and also to practise their religion, as long as they are not stopping other people from enjoying their rights. Governments must respect the rights and responsibilities of parents to guide their child as they grow up.

ARTICLE 15 FREEDOM OF ASSOCIATION- Every child has the right to meet with other children and join groups and organisations, as long as this does not stop other people from enjoying their rights.

Chinese New Year 2020

On Friday 24th January we enjoyed celebrating Chinese New year. We enjoyed testing and exploring lots of Chinese food and making masks of rats. We also did some dragon dances to some traditional Chinese music.

ARTICLE 2 NON-DISCRIMINATION- The Convention applies to every child without discrimination, whatever their ethnicity, gender, religion, language, abilities or any other status, whatever they think or say, whatever their family background.

ARTICLE 14 FREEDOM OF THOUGHT, BELIEF AND RELIGION- Every child has the right to think and believe what they choose and also to practise their religion, as long as they are not stopping other people from enjoying their rights. Governments must respect the rights and responsibilities of parents to guide their child as they grow up.

Redvales 3 Visit to Radcliffe Library

On Wednesday 22nd January, Redvales 3 went to the library. The enjoyed listening to a story and exploring the books independently. sarah, who works at the library, was blown away by their love of reading and sent over some feedback to school. Well done Redvales 3 for being such super reading ambassadors in the community!

ARTICLE 28 RIGHT TO EDUCATION- Every child has the right to an education. Primary education must be free and different forms of secondary education must be available to every child. Discipline in schools must respect children’s dignity and their rights. Richer countries must help poorer countries to achieve this.

ARTICLE 29 GOALS OF EDUCATION- Education must develop every child’s personality, talents and abilities to the full. It must encourage the child’s respect for human rights, as well as respect for their parents, their own and other cultures, and the environment.

Staff Communication Training

It's not just the children who are dedicated learners, the staff are always keen to learn and improve their skills. On Thursday 16th January, Louise and Shirley led a signalong training session after school. 

ARTICLE 29 GOALS OF EDUCATION- Education must develop every child’s personality, talents and abilities to the full. It must encourage the child’s respect for human rights, as well as respect for their parents, their own and other cultures, and the environment.

Manchester City FC Family Cooking Session

On Thursday 16th January, parents and carers joined their children to prepare and cook delicious vegetable soup. They learnt about healthy food choices, how to prepare food safely and best of all they were able to take their soup home to share with the rest of their family. Look at how much the children (and adults) enjoyed this session.

ARTICLE 24 HEALTH AND HEALTH SERVICES- Every child has the right to the best possible health. Governments must provide good quality health care, clean water, nutritious food, and a clean environment and education on health and well-being so that children can stay healthy. Richer countries must help poorer countries to achieve this.

Big Me Day!

On Thursday 16th January we dressed up as what we want to be when we grow up. Millwood was full of doctors, builders, scientists, software designers and many other exciting careers. The children had a wonderful time exploring their ambitions, all while raising money for ActionAid.

ARTICLE 29 GOALS OF EDUCATION- Education must develop every child’s personality, talents and abilities to the full. It must encourage the child’s respect for human rights, as well as respect for their parents, their own and other cultures, and the environment.

Visit to Radcliffe Library

On Tuesday 16th January children from Whitelow 1 and Whitelow 5 continued to develop their love of reading through a visit to the local library. The children enjoyed listening to a story and exploring the books independently.

Christmas presents from Sambro

 On Friday 20th December we had some very special guests come to visit us. Bury FC legend Lenny Johnrose and Macclesfield Town FC player Adam Dawson. They gave out toys for all of the children that had kindly been donated by Sambro. 

Singing and Signing Choir at Asda Radcliffe

On Thursday 19th December children from our singing and signing choir went to perform at Asda Radcliffe. We drew quite a crowd who were all impressed by our beautiful singing and our amazing signing. Thank you to Asda for inviting us to perform.

Santa Parade 2019

On Wednesday 18th December, we had a very special visitor! Santa took time out of his hectic schedule to come and see the children at Millwood on his sleigh. The children were delighted to see their very special visitor, he even hinted that he might be back again before the end of term.

Millwood Christmas Dinner 2019

On Tuesday 17th December, the children and staff enjoyed their annual Christmas dinner. All of the children made their own place settings, place mats and decorated a Christmas hat. They enjoyed their Christmas dinner whilst listening to Christmas songs and pulling crackers with their friends. Have a look at the wonderful photographs!

Millwood Christmas Performance 2019- The Ordinary Ox

This year we had three performances of our Christmas show and it was the biggest and best one to date! The singing, dancing and acting was outstanding! The support from families, friends and the local community was amazing, there wasn't a dry eye in the house by the end of each of the performances. Well done to everyone involved.

Children's Adventure Farm Trust

On Thursday 5th December, children from Redvales 1, Redvales 4 and Whitelow 2 went on a trip to Children's Adventure Farm Trust (CAFT). We had an amazing time - we had fun in the sports hall playing games, and in the sensory room looking at the lights. Some of us went to see the animals, and after our party lunch we saw some Christmas characters. It even snowed for us! (via a snow machine!) Then finally, we each went to see Father Christmas, who gave us some beautiful presents. All in all we had a fantastic time!

Christmas Fair 2019

 Our annual Christmas fair was a huge success and enjoyed by parents, carers, families, staff and children alike. We raised over £1,700 for school. Thank you to everyone who supported us by attending, donating raffle prizes or buying raffle tickets before the event.

Christmas Lights 2019

On Monday 4th December we switched on our Christmas lights. We enjoyed performances from our singing and signing choir and were joined by Bury FC legend Lenny Johnrose and lifelong fan of the club Kenny Hindle. Our guests of honour switched on the Christmas lights to the delight of all of the children.

International Children's Day

This week we celebrated International Children's Day. As part of our journey to becoming a Rights Respecting School, we asked the children how they wanted to celebrate. They had some wonderful ideas including massage, sensory play and even getting their nails painted. Have a look at the wonderful photographs.

Children in Need 2019

Thank you so much for your kind donations to Children in Need, we raised over £100! The children have had great fun in their spotty and colourful clothes whilst helping children all over the United Kingdom.

Anti-Bullying Week 2019

This week has been anti-bullying week at Millwood. The children have been thinking about what makes a good friend and they have visited different classes around school to meet new friends. It has been a real success, take a look at some of the amazing pictures below.

Parliament Week

As part of parliament week the children in Redvales 4 have been voting in their history lessons. They learnt about why we wear poppies and why some people wear red ones and some people wear white ones. The children then voted by choosing either a white or red poppy.

A Visit from the Mayor of Bury

This week we had a very exciting visitor at our school council meeting- the Mayor of Bury, Trevor Holt. We asked him lots of questions about his role and we taught him how to sign hello!

Interfaith Week 28.10.19-01.11.19

This week we worked together to celebrate inspirational people.  We explored diversity and how their dreams brought about a positive change in our world. Each class created a canvas to commemorate the lives and work of Martin Luther King, Mother Teresa, Mahatma Gandhi and the Dalia Lama, who achieved many great things and who made a great difference to the lives of others.We enjoyed participating in numerous activities e.g. following in the footsteps of Mahatma Gandhi’s historical Salt Walk and a pilgrimage focusing on the Stations of the Cross. We designed and made creative artefacts e.g. lotus flowers, Dharma wheels, Mandala sand paintings, charkha, three wise monkeys, dream clouds, peace wreaths, floral tributes, doves and remembrance plaque’s helping us to remember to be shining lights in our world.

World Mental Health Day 10.10.19- We thought about and did things that make us happy and designed some brilliant posters. Take a look at our wonderful work!

World Mental Health Day 10.10.19- We thought about and did things that make us happy and designed some brilliant posters. Take a look at our wonderful work!

Macmillan Coffee Morning 27.09.19- The School Council did a wonderful job of selling cakes to all of their friends!