Whole School Events

School Events 2019/20

Christmas Service



On our final day in school we visited St. Peter’s Church to celebrate Christmas together. Each class shared their wintery

poems with other pupils, staff and parents/carers and we also sang some Christmas Carols that

we had all practiced together on the run up to Christmas.


Cinderella Pantomime


As a Christmas treat the whole school (YR-6) visited the the Victoria Halls Bolton to watch Cinderella.


Operation Christmas Child


This year our school council decided to take part in Operation Christmas Child. Everyone was asked to bring in

a contribution to the boxes. We were able to make ten boxes!

Thank you to everyone who helped!

Anti-Bullying Week

11/11/19 – 15/11/19

This week has been Anti-Bullying Week across the UK. Here at St. Peter’s we each had our own lessons throughout

the week around anti-bullying, tolerance and friendship. Each class presented something they had

been working on in our celebration assembly. 


Reading Buddies


This term we are continuing our Reading Buddies Scheme. This

matches up years five children with children from reception, they meet regularly at lunch times to read together.

This week they met up and had a cake, drink and chat to get to know each other. 

Harvest Service 


After the assembly with Sister Joan the children and their families were very generous with their donations. This was our most successful Harvest collection ever!

We took our donations to church (St. Peter’s) and we also presented something that we had been working on in links with Harvest. 



Harvest Assembly


This year we decided to support The ROC Food Bank. We had an assembly with Sister Joan, she explained all the amazing work they already do and also how we could help them. 

Tourette’s Awareness Day


As a school we are trying to raise awareness about Tourette’s.

On Friday 27th September we all joined together, wore green and raised some money to go toward a Manchester

based support group for those who suffer from Tourette’s and their families.

We had an assembly to help us understand what living with tourette’s is like for the person and the people around

them such as family and friends. We also learnt about what the group offers people who are affected

by tourette’s directly and indirectly. 

Everyone wore green and made donations. We are waiting on a grand total. 

Art Week

04/09/19 – 06/09/19

In our first week back at St. Peter’s we all enjoyed ‘Art Week’.

Each year group selected an artist or genre to look at. They spent the full week exploring, learning

about and attempting different pieces of artwork. 

Check out our individual class pages to see what each class got up to! 



School Events 2018/19

Monty the Pandacow


We had a very unusual visitor today in assembly. Monty the dog and his owner visited St. Peter’s to tell us all

about the stories they had written, we even got to hear some of them.

See below the amazing range of books that Monty features in. 

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Maths Day


Throughout the school, each class enjoyed a wonderful Maths day filled with numerous maths activities. 

We also had a two competitions, number rhymes and maths hats. 

Reading Buddies


This term at St. Peter’s we have introduced a new reading group of Reading Buddies. This

matches up years 5 children with children from year 2, they meet regularly at lunch times to read together.

House Treat


The winner of this terms house treat is……


They won an afternoon on the bouncy castle!

Science Day


Each year we celebrate British Science Week with a science day. Each class enjoys a day of science as well as creating a

science project of their choosing at home! 

Congratulations to all those who took part, please find below our winners. 



Lower Ks2

Upper Ks2

Whole School Write

As part of reading week, each class took it in turns to write a section of a story, starting with the youngest. 


We hope you enjoy reading it! 


Reading Breakfast


To finish off our incredibly busy reading week, we had a reading breakfast. This is where parents and carers were invited

in for some lovely breakfast good and a cup of tea, they could choose from a range of books to read together with their child(ren).


World Book Day


Today we all celebrated World Book Day by dressing as our favour characters.


Family Phonics/Guided Reading


Continuing with our reading week, EYFS invited in family to join in with their phonics sessions and Ys1 – 5 invited family in to join in with their guided reading sessions. 



Yellow Brick Road

04/03/19 – 05/03/19

To start off our reading week, we had the wonderful Yellow Brick Road Drama Group visit us to look at our class books. Each class looked at a particular text and explored the text through movement, dance or music. Visit each class page to see what they got up to. 



Young Voices – Manchester Arena


Our wonderful choir attended the Manchester Arena with other local schools to perform at Young Voice. 

For the past 24 years, Young Voices has staged the largest children’s choir concerts in the world.

Each night, between 5,000-8,000 children perform as a single choir to a sold-out audience of family and friends.

Prior to the Young Voices Concert the choir practice the songs at school during their after-school club. Once the children arrive at Manchester Arena they begin to practice together with the conductor and live band. 

After the practice they have tea and then get ready for a fantastic show with a HUGE audience!

Visit from Joseph Delaney


Spooks author, Joseph Delaney, visited St. Peter’s (KS2) to discuss his journey to becoming a writer. 

Reading Buddies


This term at St. Peter’s we have introduced a new reading group called Reading Buddies. This

matches up years 5 & 6 with children from year 2, they meet regularly at lunch times to read together.



Poetry Week


As part of our ‘Poetry Week’ we invited published author Matt Goodfellow in to talk all about poetry. 

Each key stage got their own assembly and we heard lots of funny poems from Matt’s books and also learnt the stories behind them! We laughed loads!  

Next we each got a lesson with Matt to created our very own poems. 

At the end of poetry week we each got to perform at our very own poetry recital. 


Art Week

05/09/18- 07/09/18

In our first week back at St. Peter’s we all enjoyed ‘Art Week’.

Each year group selected an artist or genre to look at. They spent the full week exploring, learning

about and attempting different pieces of artwork. 

Check out our individual class pages to see what each class got up to! 

School Events 2017/18

Family Learning

Family Learning is for the parents of Ks1 children.

They come together each Tuesday morning to look at or work on a range of things.

Children of Bury Sing

Each year our choir attends the Children of Bury Sings concert. They spend all morning at the venue (Castle leisure centre) practicing with numerous

choirs from in and around the Bury area. They then perform to a packed audience. Our choir represented us beautifully this year! Well Done! 


Science Week

Wb, 12.3.18 we celebrated ‘Science Week’, this has been celebrated all over the UK in schools. Here at St. Peter’s we did a range of different things!

We separately carried out investigations in our own classes.


We also have a visit from Mr B (@Wow_workshops) and he made science extra fun with some amazing active science lessons. We all really enjoyed them!

In addition to this, we had some fantastic experiments set up in the hall for us all to visit! 

Finally, we ran two competitions! We had a science poster competition and also a science project competition, with some wonderful prizes for the winners! 


Young Voices

After many weeks of choir practice our choir made it to the Young Voices Concert to perform alongside hundreds of other children. 

Young Voices is held at the Manchester Arena and is an annual performance that the choir look forward to each year and this year was no exception! 

World Book Day

Despite the weather, we eventually had our World Book Day 2018 on the 8th March. 

Throughout the school, children and staff all dressed as their favourite characters from some of their favourite stories, comics and more. 

In the morning the children worked in their classrooms looking at different stories.

In the afternoon each classroom read a different story, each child was able to choose a classroom to go to and listen to the story. 

Year One – I WANT MY HAT, Jon Klassen

Year Two – The Finger Eater, Dick King-Smith

Year Three – The World Worst Children, David Walliams

Year Four – Skellig, David Almond

Year Five – Horrid Henry, Francesca Simon

Year Six – Alex Rider, Anthony Horowitz


As part of World Book Day 2018 we also had an ‘Extreme Reading’ competition. 

See our newsletter or home page for the winners. 




Christian Aid – Climate Change

Alan Beedie from Christian Aid visited st. Peter’s to discuss climate change and global neighbours.

He lead and assembly and then visited KS2 to do a workshop with the children. 

Bishop of Middleton – SIAMS Visit

The Bishop of Middleton, Mark Davies visited St. Peter’s after our SIAMS inspection to present us with out Outstanding certificate. 

DT Week

Upon returning from the Christmas break, we began our exciting ‘Design Technology Week’. Each class from Nursery to

Year Six, chose a topic to look at, and then spent a full week exploring and creating some

wonderful things. Check out our class pages to see what each class got up to!  

Christmas Fair

 Each year our staff/pupils put on an amazing Christmas Fair! This year was no exception!

We had a range of stalls throughout the school with bottle, chocolates and sweets tombola which are always incredibly popular!

We also had many food and drink stalls from Asian food to cornbeef hash and a hot chocolate and cakes!

In addition, we had a Santa’s Grotto, raffle, decorate a bauble, jumble sale and many more. 

To date we have raised an amazing £1,500, this will go toward school funds. 

St. Peter’s on BBC One – Children in Need

This years CIN was extra special! Working together with the BBC, we were involved in creating a sketch that was shown during Children in Need! 


Children in Need

Each year we raise an amazing amount for Children in Need and we have lots of fun doing it! This year was no exception! We took part in numerous activities to raise money such as face painting, decorate a biscuit and many more! 




Remembrance Day

Here at St. Peter’s we hold a Remembrance Day assembly during school time, where we remember all those who have lost their lives throughout the wars that have taken place.  Our Head Boy & Girl also join the Radcliffe Remembrance Day Parade alongside Mr Wedgeworth to lay a wreath in remembrance. 


Macmillan Coffee Afternoon

Around the country many people held a coffee morning to raise money for Macmillan Cancer.  Here at St. Peter’s we had our own event to raise money for the charity in memory of Kirstie Higham who very sadly passed away in July. We raised an amazing £498.29, THANK YOU to all who contributed in any way to that amount whether you donated cakes or just came for a cup of tea!  

CPR Training

In years 4,5 & 6 they were visited by Greater Manchester Fire Service. They each had a session learning all about at trying CPR! 



Harvest Festival

On Sunday 8th October some of our children attended St. Peter’s Church to celebrate Harvest. They represented us beautifully! The Children were involved throughout the service. They sang some of our school favourite harvest songs they also discussed with the congregation our most recent event, which was ‘Send a Cow’ (see below for more details)  

Send a Cow

On Friday 6th October we had a fundraising day in aid of ‘Send a Cow’.

Please click the link to learn more https://www.sendacow.org/

The day consisted of a non-uniform day where children were asked to dress up as cows or in black and white. We also had a cake sale and in addition to this we asked children to decorate a milk bottle and create their very own ‘moooo’ney bank and to donate the pennies they had managed to save. Finally, did a sponsored read sponsored by their families and friends!