Have a look at some of the exciting events so far this year.
Dear Parents of Young Voices Choir Children Your child can access the Children’s Music Room from the front page of the Young Voices website. www.youngvoices.co.uk This is your access code ‘YV2020’ for your child to view all the lyrics and dance moves. Have fun!
Everyone had a great time celebrating European Day of Languages on Friday. Thank you to all our guests who came and read to our children. C’etait magnifique!
Another great week of learning.We wrote to Prince Charming, measured our shoes and investigated the inside of a pumpkin. We also went on a successful Ladybird hunt on a beautiful Autumn day. Our week ended with a special ball and the Harvest Festival.
Thank you Freddie, once again, for your fun filled visit to St Oswald’s. Everyone had a great time working out and pushing themselves to achieve their personal best.
Our Tennis team of Year 4 pupils were competing last week in the group stages of the Year 3/4 Tennis Competition. This was their first chance to represent St Oswald’s and they didn’t disappoint as the team won their group and are now off to the South Ribble Finals at the end of April. Excellent […]
St Oswald’s took part in a new orienteering competition at UCLAN’s Sports Arena against 20 other schools. A confident Year 6 team worked hard on a very cold and windy day and managed to succeed in winning the whole event for the South Ribble area! A very proud school will now be heading to the […]
After coming second in the Indoor Athletics competition, at The Priory High School back in November, St Oswald’s were ready for the South Ribble Finals at Lostock Hall Academy. They were 12 schools in total with some very tough competition. Both the girls and boys team did really well and helped St Oswald’s come 4th. […]
For our Victorians topic, Year 5 took a trip to Samlesbury Hall to learn what life was like for a Victorian servant working there. Upon arriving we were met by a Victorian house keeper who led us on a tour through the building, taught the class arithmetic in the classroom and even told them a […]
Ticket request deadline 4 December at 9.00 am!
St Oswald’s Athletics Team had once again made it to the Lancashire Finals in Blackpool. They were up against 15 other top ranking schools in Lancashire. After a tough competition, the team ended up in 9th position. A huge achievement for everyone involved!
Year 5 and 6 Athletics Team were once again competing in the South Ribble finals against the top teams across Penwortham, Longton and Leyland. It was a tough competition throughout but with every St Oswald’s athlete trying their very best and working as a team, we became 1st overall! A super achievement. Bring on the […]
The Year 5 and 6 indoor athletics team took part in a competition at All Hallows High School. They were against 8 other primary schools and competed brilliantly. Everyone performed exceptionally as individuals and as a team. When the results came in, St Oswald’s won gold which put us through to the South Ribble Finals.
Y6 had a great day at Fulwood Barracks and the Museum of Lancashire.
Junior Production 2016 – Lyrics
Last Saturday, St Oswald’s football team were invited to be mascots for Bamber Bridge Football Club. The children met the players, had their picture taken with them and followed the team out on to the pitch. A great day for everyone even though Bamber Bridge lost 4-1 against Clitheroe. Big thanks to the football club […]
Another successful Super Learning Day at St Oswald’s. This year we had lots of new activities and everyone had a super day. Well done everyone and thank you to all our visitors who helped make the day a huge success.
After a fabulous time at our after school Art club, we decided to do an exhibition of all of our work. Take a peek to see what we did! Well done year 6 on your brilliant art work!
St Oswald’s Year 3/4 Gymnastic team had previously won the South Ribble finals and were now representing South Ribble as they competed against 16 other teams from around Lancashire. After the long journey to Blackpool and a super opening ‘Olympic-style’ ceremony, the team were ready to complete 3 routines in front of professional gymnastic judges. […]
Welcome to our French visitors…..
Year 5 dressed up as their favourite book characters for World Book Day.
St Oswald’s celebrated the Euro 2016 with a tournament for Year 3, 4, 5 and 6. The competition lasted all day with the group stages in the morning and the semi finals and finals in the afternoon in front of the whole school. Congratulations to everyone who took part with lots of excellent teamwork!
Click the link to see our fantastic dancing.
Well done to all our year 1 and 2 Olympians! A fantastic effort in all their races and well done for a great display of sporting achievement.
Our super kitchen team once again pulled out all the stops to create a superb celebration lunch!
A Year 3 and 4 team were taken to Walton-le-Dale High School to compete against 14 other teams. After a long morning of fantastic team work and excellent performances, St Oswald’s won the event. Great work team! Now on to the Blackpool Finals in July!
A magical week in Year 1. Our Chicks arrived in style and made a home with us in our class. We watched them hatch and grow and recorded everything in our chick diaries. We were sad to see them go but look forward to hearing updates from the farmer on how they are getting on in their new home. Well done on a super few weeks year 1!
Everyone at St Oswald’s came to school in their sporting gear to do their mile for Sport Relief. We had three special guests to help us warm up and cheer us on; Joe Garner, Jermaine Beckford and Liam Grimshaw. We all had a brilliant time and a few autographs too! Here are a selection of […]
Well done to our Year 1 class on a super Mother’s Day Assembly!
We had a busy week getting ready! We made some lovely cards, bookmarks and pebbles. After our assembly we invited all our mums to come to our class for some juice and biscuits.
After two amazing performances from the Indoor Athletics Team, Year 5 and 6, we progressed to the County Championships. This was held in Accrington where the top 16 schools from all areas of Lancashire came to compete. Another great performance from all the team which helped us finish 9th!
WOW! What an amazing show!! A huge congratulations to all of KS2 for working so hard to perform such a fantastic performance of Oliver. The Year 6 children deserve a special mention for their outstanding acting and singing. Well done!
Year 6 had a fantastic time on their French exchange trip to Nimes.
This weekend we had a beautiful flower festival to celebrate our Church’s Golden Jubilee. Our church building was completed in November 1965 and has been the heart of the Catholic community in Longton for the past 50 years.
With the heatwave hitting the UK, Years 3 and 4 had a difficult task to compete in their events for Sports Day. Both years did brilliantly trying their hardest for their houses. Well done to everyone for giving it their all during this very hot day!
Year 5 art was inspired by the work of artist Frank Stella.
Five children from Year 3 were chosen to represent St Oswald’s school for the Gymnastics competition held at Walton le Dale High School where they had to memorise a floor routine and a vault routine. Every single one of the team enjoyed the morning, performed really well and were great ambassadors for the school.
An exciting morning at St Oswald’s as we record our Jubilee Celebration CD.
This week every classroom was transformed into its very own art gallery.
Our thoughts and prayers go to the people of Nepal. Thank You for your support.
Our French visitors arrived safely and ready for an exciting, action packed week at St Oswald’s.
St Oswald’s Choir were Amazing!
Year 5 raise funds for the Home of Hope in India.
Year 5 and 6 have commemorated the 1914 Christmas Truce where the British and German soldiers had set aside their weapons and met in ‘No Man’s Land’. Just as the soldiers did, the Juniors sang Silent Night in English and German and then enjoyed taking part in a ‘Football Remembers’ competition.
Year 4 had a wonderful day dressing up as Super Heroes and eating delicious cakes.However, the party was gatecrashed by two strange looking bat bunnies! Year 4 used their special powers to prevent them from becoming distracted and managed to carry on with their work. Thank you for all the generous donations for Children in […]
Our athletes gave a sterling performance at All Hallows this past week which resulted in an amazing victory over four other schools. Well done everyone!
Year 4 spent a wonderful day exploring the different habitats at Formby Point and considering the various forms of coastal defences on the beach. The weather was perfect for us and the children all gained much new knowledge to complement their studies in class.
Click the link above to see Henry working with our Year 5 and 6 classes. More to follow!
Our theme this year was The World Cup and I think it is true to say that our day of fun and learning went even better than the actual tournament. The children all got involved and had a wonderfully exciting day full of new, inspiring experiences. The sun shone and everyone was HAPPY! A big […]
Our school choir performed a joint fundraising concert with Longton Primary School. It was a lovely musical evening.
Here is one of my favourite songs!
Year 3 finally did their amazing dance at both the Dance Festival in school and the Friendship concert in the Guild Hall. All the hard work of practising has paid off with both performances being their best yet. Watch out Britain’s Got Talent!
We’re Home! Well that went quickly! We all arrived safely home, much richer for the experience. Everyone had a fantastic time thanks greatly to the incredible hospitality of our French hosts. A HUGE thanks to them. These are a just a few of the hundreds of the pictures we have. We are getting more […]
To raise money for sport relief we took part in our one mile fun run. Well done to everyone that took part.
What wonderful costumes for World Book Day!
Year 4 visited The International Aid Trust as part of their R.E. topic ” The Life of the local Christian Community.”
https://vimeo.com/81749104 Click the link to see a video of the children practising one of their favourite songs from this year’s show - Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. It’s called The Candy Man. Can’t wait for the show next week!
Year 3 have taken part in a very special event to raise even more money for Children in Need. The challenge was to swim as many lengths as possible in 30 minutes and every child tried their very best. In total, the amount of lengths swam by all of year 3 combined came to … […]
Highlights of our Pyjama Day in aid of children in need.
Year 3 and 4 have put Freddy through his paces once again. Well done everybody!! We hope to see Freddy back again soon.
We all had a really super, fun day in the blazing sun. Exciting and challenging learning opportunities were on offer for all the children. Many thanks to all the volunteer helpers and to the Year 6 children, who ran the day exceptionally well. Well done EVERYONE.
https://vimeo.com/69582205. https://vimeo.com/69583429 Click on the above links to view last month’s Dance for the Heart event.
Year 3 and 4 have once again had a great time with Freddy! This time he has helped us know how to keep our heart healthy.
We are very excited to be welcoming 42 pupils and 10 staff from La Gazelle Primary School in Nimes to St Oswald’s on Monday 10th June at 6pm! We have planned a super week of exciting activities so that our friends can learn more english and we can learn more french! On the Tuesday Y5 […]
The Year 6 girls competed in their first ever cricket competition, with both the A and the B team just missing out on a place in the semi-finals. But they had a great time in the gorgeous weather and showed real St Oswalds team spirit. Well done girls!
After some changeable weather our Infant sports day got under way under some blue skies! Thanks to all the children who competed brilliantly, the day was a huge success. Well done everyone!
Year 3 had a fantastic time at Ribchester Museum! They were able to hold Roman artefacts, see real Roman ruins and try on replica Roman armour!
Years 3 and 4 had a super time with Freddy Fit on Red Nose Day and everyone looked amazing with their ‘red’ hair!
A huge thank you to everyone who took part. All the children looked amazing in their outfits!
Information regarding Y6′s exciting “singing extravaganza” at All Hallows on 31 January
Our Guild Market Day was a HUGE success…
More pictures from our well supported disco
Take a look if you dare!
Well done to all our year 2 pupils who took part in our Olympic event. The overall tournament was won by Ireland and all the children showed their Olympic spirit by cheering on their own countries!
We had a wonderful time when Angus Rhodes came in to inspire us with abstract art.
The Y5 Bowling Team competed for the Spar Challenge Cup.
Pupils from Y6 spent the morning at Media City, interviewing the lovely Bill Turnbull.
As part of our Olympic preparations, year 2 have been learning the art of fencing.
Some photos from our Diamond Jubilee Celebration.
A busy day at St Oswald’s with visits from Oasis, Madonna, The Spice Girls and Her Majesty The Queen.
1995 was the last time that there was a whole school photograph of St Oswald’s. In this historic year – the Diamond Jubilee, London 2012 and the Preston Guild, we assembled together for a whole school photograph.
Pictures from Freddie’s brilliant Olympic Day with the Infant children. As always, everyone had a fantastic time with Freddie, despite the soaring temperatures. Well Done!
Photos from our Spring Ball, held at the Leyland Golf Club.
Poet,Ian Bland, spent the day with Key Stage 2. We have unearthed some talented poets in years 3, 4, 5 and 6.
Well done to everyone who completed the Sport Relief mile. A great effort from everybody!
Race Night was a great success! Many thanks to all those who supported the event.
The children enjoyed a half-term full of singing, dancing and acting. The performance at the end of the week was amazing. Richard Wood will be back for the first week of the summer holidays with ‘Grease’. Book your places early!
Invitation from the PTFA to this year’s Spring Ball on Saturday 5 May; menu & ticket prices!
Another great visit from Spellbinder and Lady Spellbinder. The Whole school were treated to fantastically told stories from all parts of the world with intervalls that got everyone going. Thanks Spellbinder!
Another great video to watch…
Green Team planting new trees for the wildlife area.
The children in Key Stage 2 had a brilliant time performing ‘Scrooge’ by Charles Dickens. Everyone involved, including the children, deserve huge congratulations for such a wonderful production.
Happy winners at the event ! Well done.
Photos from a fantastic day at Borwick Hall.
Photos from the Best of British day.
Watch this great video…