Welcome to Year 6.
Mrs Tipping is delighted to be teaching Y6 this year and is already looking forward to the Robinwood Residential 6th-8th February 2019
This year the Year 6′s will take on added leadership responsibilities helping St Oswald’s to continue to be a happy and peaceful school. Y6 are always fantastic ambassadors for St Oswald’s and great role models for our younger pupils.
Date for your diary! SATs will be 13th May-16th May 2019
Please return the IOU slip asap!
Bikeability 2019 parent letter
Order form to be returned by Monday 24 May – thank you!
Evacuee Experience Day – Children to dress up in 1940′s outfit!
Details of Y6 Art Day at Brickcroft, Longton!
Details of day retreat to Lowe House, St Helens!
Parents Letter Summer 2019 (inc Islam) (1) Letter to parents Spring 2019 Parents Letter – Autumn 2018 – Y4 SacPrep
Final arrangements regarding this years show!
Details of the forthcoming health checks by the School Nursing Team!
Final details relating to Y6 trip to Robinwood 6-8 February 2019. Full payment due Thursday 31 January 2019 – thank you!
Details of forthcoming dance show at the Charter Theatre! Tickets on sale from 02 January 2018.
Year 6 thoroughly enjoyed experiencing life in the Army, during WWI at Fulwood Barracks and the Museum of Lancashire.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XKw5ULcwdx8 Click the link to view the video
Ghost of a chance – 1 You’re here to work Scrooge, Scrooge Fezziwig’s Christmas Carol It’s snowing Fezziwig Rock and Roll Charity He didn’t take it with him Ghost of a chance – 2
Donation of cakes greatly appreciated!
Details regarding Year 6 forthcoming trip!
Our class presentations for this year.
Details about Faith in Action and rota
Details of Robinwood – deposit of £20.00 to be paid by Friday 19 October, thank you!
Details of Taster Day at All Hallows!
Details of Y6 Retreat day, visit to Cathedral and Crosby beach!
Fish & Chip supper! Orders and payment to be returned to school by Monday 9 July! Thank you.
Details of the Fiver Challenge which Y6 are taking part in over the new few weeks! Reminder to return the Pupil IOU form. Thank you!
Year 6 walk to Mad Hatters, Longton village & park!
Details of Year 6 Transition Day to All Hallows. Don’t forget to bring in £2.50 for lunch money to school by Mon 25 June, thank you!
Final arrangements for Nimes!
Information about the exciting launch of Pobble!
Details of forthcoming trip! Please note children will only return to school at 5pm.
Information about Y6 Leavers Hoodies 2018 – payment and slips by Thursday 24 May. Thank you!
An increasing number of our pupils are accessing these gaming platforms so we’ve gathered some information on them for you to read.
Details of forthcoming trip for Year 6!
Final payment request for Nimes!
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 […]
Important information regarding forthcoming Y6 residential trip to Nimes, France!
This year our focus for Safer Internet Day was to Create, Connect and Share respect online. We looked at ways to be kind online and how best to share respect with one another.
Forthcoming details for the Wrist Friendship Concert at Preston Guild Hall!
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. […]
Ticket request deadline 4 December at 9.00 am!
Chitty Chitty Bang Bang Lyrics
Details of Y6 trip!
All the children had a fantastic day learning new skills during our 10th anniversary Super Learning Day. Activities included Salsa, First Aid, Maypole Dancing, Edible Art, Mindfulness, Yoga, Golf, Rugby and Gaelic Football. We had a special visit from some Minions who performed a dance to the whole school and the Year 6 leaders did […]
Minecraft comes to St Oswald’s! We all became game designers this term during our Computing week, bringing to life the world of Minecraft and creating our own games. We had a great time experimenting with the Zombies, Iron Golems and the rest of the Minecraft Universe and unearthed some real talent in all our classes. Check out the gallery and click on the links to play the Minecraft games designed by some of our children!
Leavers’ Party reply required ASAP!
Details of the forthcoming visit to Liverpool for Year 6!
A group of 14 children has just returned from a brilliant visit to our partner school, La Gazelle in Nimes. We spent a day at school doing fun lessons with the French children and had a French school lunch (3 Courses!). We then spent the afternoon and evening with a French family. The next day, […]
Reading_List_6 Some great books here for Y6 avid readers!
Our latest RE newsletter
5 sessions commencing Monday 12 June! 20 places available, first come, first served.
Year 6 pupils, 20 June – Please return the permission slip ASAP – thank you!
Tuesday 13 June 2017 – your child will have been given a letter to bring home if they are part of the team.
Year 6 had a fantastic 3 days at Robinwood…. here are some of the photos.
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!
The juniors were visited by Spellbinder today who told some great stories based on the theme, ‘Heroes and Villains’. Year 6 also enjoyed seeing him for their last time after 7 years of visits! Thank you Spellbinder.
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.
Payment & ticket arrangements!
Y6 had a great day at Fulwood Barracks and the Museum of Lancashire.
Details for purchasing tickets!
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 […]
St Oswald’s FC have reached the winter break after some mixed results but with fantastic effort and attitude from all our players. Our A team finished off 2016 with a fine win against our neighbours Longton and our B team are still challenging for top honours in the B league. Well done everybody on their […]
Details of the visit to Preston on 9 November 2016!
Year 6 Meet the Teacher Presentation.
A fabulous RE lesson for year 6. We acted out the Parable of the Prodigal Son to help with our understanding of unconditional love. This also helped us to explain which is more difficult, asking for forgiveness or forgiving someone.
Arrangements for the first Taster Day at All Hallows for Year 6 pupils!
Important information re the Y6 residential visit to Robinwood 2017!
Details of the forthcoming visit to Preston for Year 6!
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!
Welcome to our French visitors…..
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!
The children worked so well this week to produce some excellent pieces of ‘Modern Art.’ The whole school followed the topic of FOOD GLORIOUS FOOD and studied an artist to produce their work ready for our well attended art galleries. Thank you to everyone who supported this fantastic event.
Just a little taster of the fun we’ve experienced over the last few days… Thank You Year 6 for being excellent ambassadors! We had an amazing time!
Today Year 6 led our Holy Week Liturgy. They did a great job telling the story of Holy Week through scripture, song and dance. Father Jean Paul was very impressed with their prayers.
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 […]
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!
A fantastic effort by our children in completing the Winter welly walk. It was great fun and all for a great cause. A big thanks to everyone who sponsored our welly walkers and to Mr Gordon for organising the event. Well done everyone!
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!
The indoor athletics competition was held at the South Ribble Tennis Centre where thirteen schools from the area took part. Our Year 5 and 6 team, which consisted of 20 boys and girls, participated in many track and field events. There was some very tough competition but with St Oswald’s giving 100% in every event, […]
A useful guide to the New Curriculum for all parents.
Year 6 had a fantastic time on their French exchange trip to Nimes.
This booklet has been designed to help parents know where their child should be by the end of each year as they travel through primary school. It starts with the Reading journey and moves on to the Writing Journey and Maths Journey. It is a useful guide as to what is expected in each of the […]
An amazing end to your primary school years. What a super performance!
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.
20 children from Years 5 and 6 have just returned from an amazing week with their friends in Nîmes.
Year 3 have worked incredibly hard these past three weeks to create a stunning recorder performance for the Guild Hall Friendship Concert! Thank you to all the parents who came to support this great event! Click the links below to see how amazing they were.
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.
A Super evacuation experience at East Lancs Railway.
The weather didn’t stop us. It just added to the fun!
Our thoughts and prayers go to the people of Nepal. Thank You for your support.
Spending quality time together as a class, we visited Lowe House on Friday to work on the theme of transition and how we can prepare ourselves for high school. We were warmly welcomed by an enthusiastic team who immediately made us feel comfortable with our faith. We played games and looked at the values and the support in […]
Our French visitors arrived safely and ready for an exciting, action packed week at St Oswald’s.
St Oswald’s Choir were Amazing!
Look at the fantastic time we had today at Fulwood Barracks experiencing what it was like as a young recruit in World War 1.
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 6 enjoyed learning about what life is like as a Jewish child. They discussed many similarities and differences and asked some very detailed questions that Jeremy answered very well. The children experienced prayer shawls and hats (Tallit and Kippah) and listened to the facts about the Jewish religion in particular the dietary requirements that Jewish […]
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!
Click the link above to see Henry working with our Year 5 and 6 classes. More to follow!
Year 6 spent the morning with musicians Henry Priestman( former keyboard player of the 1970/80′s band The Christians) and Les Glover. We listened to Henry’s latest single ‘Don’t you love me no more’ and we used the tune to rewrite the lyrics to create an anti- bullying song. We then were so lucky to perform […]
The new season has kicked off and our teams looked every bit the part in our new kits. Thanks to Mr Rawlinson for sorting out our kit and of course our fantastic PTFA!
Click the above link to see our rocket taking off.
We had an out of this world experience with our rocket science this super learning day. Solving clues, building rockets, investigating our fuels and firing our rockets made for a busy but exciting day in mission control. Well done to everyone that took part. Super learning at its best!
Year 6 celebrated the end of their topic on World War 2 with a tea party after listening to the broadcast that the war was over. They made a wartime menu of spam sandwiches and cakes and experienced a treat of an ice cream soda (as ice cream was available that week!) They learned how to […]
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 […]
World Cup forever strikes St Oswalds.!
Hey! Hope you agree but Year 6 were amazing at their performance to ‘Pencil full of lead.’ They worked hard to perfect their moves and all that work was worthwhile. Well Done !
We have had an excellent week in Year 6 developing our art skills. We looked at the work of BANKSY and designed our very own mission statement in the same style. Take a look at our skills.
A sneak preview into just a little of the fun we had over the 3 days at Robinwood.
LUSH cosmetics from Preston spent the afternoon in Y6 looking at the science involved in making their natural products. We looked at catalysts and enjoyed tasting, smelling and making our own products. Thank you LUSH we had a blast! We linked this visit with Mothers Day to give our mums a treat. We hope you had […]
Look at our evacuation experience.
An amazing animation made by Ecole La Gazelle and a super play in French by Year 6 – just click the links.
Details for the day!
Year 6 led the harvest celebration beautifully. Everyone joined in with the singing and the salsa !
Do you want to know how to save a life?
Read how our visitor helped us with our persuasive writing.
Useful checklists for you to see the expectations of the writing levels.
Look how well Year 6 helped Reception to learn about the importance of washing hands.
Find out who is leading our school this year!
Mountain Rescue Team Visit 2013
Find out here what topics your child will cover in RE this year.
Targets that Y6 are working towards this year
As Year 6 begin their topic on WW2 they kick start their learning with a wonderful evacuee experience. Find out who was chosen by the families…..
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!
Year 6 girls spent the afternoon at All Hallows to listen to and meet the famous author, Cathy Cassidy. The girls had already read most of her books and were very excited to receive a signed copy of her new collection -The Chocolate Box Girls. They had a fun packed afternoon and are keen to […]
Thank You Y6! We had a wonderful time at Robinwood conquering our fears and achieving our very best. We used skills of patience, listening,confidence, support and many many more. The staff commented on how excellently behaved you all were and the excellent attitude you displayed. I’ve attached a few pictures of our time there but […]
Year 6 MACBETH day!
Information regarding Y6′s exciting “singing extravaganza” at All Hallows on 31 January
Year 6 were getting a little taste of life at high school…
Year 6 visited the museum of Lancashire today to learn about the importance of Remembrance Sunday.
Year 6 managed to survive the day without any splinters…
Freddy -we really are fit!
Well done Year 6 on leading such a wonderful celebration!
Dare you look at our spooky day with Stephen Delaney?
Dr Callaghan talked to Year 6 about his latest adventures at the London Olympics.
We had a wonderful day writing,listening and enjoying poetry performed and written by Paul Cookson
Year 6 spent the afternoon teaching Reception how to wash their hands.
Details of the forthcoming parents’ meeting to discuss the Y6 residential visit!
Year 6 spent a wonderful day of reflection at the Metropolitan Cathedral in Liverpool and afterwards at Crosby beach. The weather was very kind to us and everyone enjoyed their last outing together before they move onto High School.
Pupils from Y6 spent the morning at Media City, interviewing the lovely Bill Turnbull.
Year 6 had a wonderful day celebrating the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee. They made special cards, created Jubilee Crowns, sang rousing wartime songs and were all presented with a certificate, a Jubilee edition of the New Testament and finally departed slurping an ice cold vanilla ice-cream!
A team of scientists from Manchester University led by Dr David Allison came to school today to teach us all about microbes and how to wash our hands properly.
Year 6 have been busy sewing colourful, fluffy hats as part of their Geography topic work on Mountains.
Our Y6 School Councillors represented the school at the Annual Schools Council conference held locally at Whitefield School.
Year 6 children enjoyed taking part in lots of activities to raise money for ‘ Children in Need.’
The ‘Animate’ team from Liverpool Diocese spent Wednesday morning with Year 6.
Reading sheet to download
Writing tips to download
Parent’s Religious Education letter for the Autumn Term
Photos from year 6