Hazlehurst Community Primary School
Geoffrey St, Ramsbottom, Bury, Lancashire, BLO 9PQ
Headteacher: Mr M Golding    Tel: 01706 822002    email: hazlehurst@bury.gov.uk 
 

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Hazlehurst is an outstanding school.
It provides a very happy, secure and vibrant environment in which pupils thrive.
Outstanding care, guidance and support form the foundation of pupils’ excellent achievement. Attainment is high in English and mathematics. Behaviour is excellent.
 The teaching and curriculum are outstanding and they inspire excitement and a love of learning in pupils, who work with great enthusiasm and determination.
The drive for excellence is evident in all of the school’s work.
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School re-opens
Mon 26 Feb 9.00 am
School Band in Music For Youth
AM Fri 2 March - Rochdale Town Hall
KS2 trip to Halle Orchestra Concert at the Bridgewater Hall
AM Tue 6 March
Y1 Class Assembly
Wed 7 March 9.00 am - all welcome
Class and Team Photos
AM Thur 8 March
School Band in Ramsbottom Music Festival
AM Fri 9 March
Reception Class Assembly
Wed 14 March 9.00 am - all welcome
School closes early for Easter Holiday
Thur 29 March 3.00 pm

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This Week’s WorkReach for the stars!
Reception have been spelling tricky words using the letter stamps and writing addition sentences.
In Year 1, Harry wrote a super story.
In Year 2, James worked hard to explain the features of a farm through writing, and Jamie and Ava wrote brilliant diary entries as if they were in the Winter Olympics.
In Year 3, Sam wrote about the day his robot went out of control and Arian designed a robot with detailed labels.
Year 4 created board games based on Anglo-Saxon life and Year 5 made drainage basin posters in their geography lessons.
In Year 6, Nathan and Joseph produced balanced arguments about who was to blame for the sinking of the Lusitania in WW1.

There is lots more work to enjoy on the Children’s Work Page.

SEN Parent to Parent Network
Next meeting - 9.00 am - 10.30 am Monday 12 March. All welcome!

Year 3 Graffiti ArtGraffiti Art
Year 3 created ‘graffiti art’ and shared it as part of their class assembly. They researched the history of graffiti and had a debate about whether it should be classed as a form of art or just a type of vandalism. The children were very good at looking at the argument from both sides, but now it is time for you to decide what you think!

Sensory Garden Projectsensory garden
We are hoping to create a new sensory garden this spring, to enhance the children’s play and learning.
Newsletters have been sent home to give details of our ideas so far and everyone is invited to get involved!
Click below if you want to find out more ...
Ideas and further details
We look forward to reading all your ideas!

Frosty the SnowmanHazel and Hurst  at Xmas
We hope you enjoy this year’s Whole School Christmas Song.
You might recognize some familiar faces!
Happy Christmas

‘A King Is Born’Three Wise Men
Well done to all our young actors in the Reception class for a lovely performance of their Nativity Play - A King Is Born. The show was enjoyed by everyone who came to watch it.
Thanks to the staff for all their excellent work in putting it all together.

Y1&2 Christmas Concert - ‘Lights, Camel, Action!’The judges have their scores!
Thanks to the children for giving a wonderful performance of this year’s Christmas show.
The singing, dancing and acting was excellent and the audience gave it 10 out of 10!
Thanks to the staff for putting it all together so brilliantly!

‘Cinderella and Rockerfella’Cinderella and Rockerfella
The applause went on and on ... and on! ... after the children’s brilliant performance of their Christmas Pantomime. The singing, acting and dancing was top notch the children’s infectious enthusiasm sent everyone home with big Christmas smiles on their faces.
Well done to one and all!

 A Midwife Crisis!Donkey and Midwife!
No-one would listen to Steve the donkey, who was actually full of good ideas about how to get to Bethlehem to greet the new baby king! Thankfully, Steve and the midwife made it just in time to meet the shepherds and the wise men, and to join the celebrations!
Thanks to all the Y3&4 children and staff for a wonderful Nativity play. The audience loved it!

Y1 have been working on the three Rs!2017 Y1 Recycling Trip
Year 1 had a fascinating day out at the Recycling Centre in Liverpool. They learned all about the three Rs - Reduce, Re-use and Re-cycle and they saw a huge re-cycling plant in full swing. It was very interesting and gave them lots to think about!

Fantastic Fair Fun! Name the teddy at the Xmas Fair
Thanks to everyone who helped to make our Christmas Fair such a big success. The Friends Association did a wonderful job of organising the event and there was a great turn-out from family and friends. The stalls and games were lots of fun, the entertainment from the school band kept the Christmas spirit going, and the raffle was our biggest and best ever!
The event raised 2145 for school. Well done everyone!

Living History!Y6 Victorians
Y6 had a fascinating day when they turned the clock back to Victorian times and went to work in the grand hall at Tatton Park. They scrubbed the floors, made the beds, cleaned the silver and made some tasty scones! Then it was time to head back to school and to the present day for a good rest!

Year 1 Visit to St Andrew’s Church2017 Y1 Church visit
The children had a fascinating time learning about what you would find in a Christian Church. They were given a warm welcome from the vicar and they had a very good look around. They even got to ring the church bell in the bell tower!
Thank you to everyone at St Andrew’s for making us so welcome!

Art for Art’s SakeProfessor Illustrator
We had lots of fun when Professor Illustrator (Martin Olsson) came to school to lead our Art Day. He showed us how to create cartoon characters that had lots of personality and we all improved our drawing skills! Then we went back to class and did Art with our teachers all day! It was great!

A Bumper Harvest!2017 Harvest
Thanks to everyone who supported out Harvest Festival. It was great to see so many parents and friends in the audience. The musical performances from each class were wonderful and we were pleased to be able to donate over 500-worth of food to the food-bank charity, ‘Porch Boxes’. Well done!

Who’s the King of the Castle?2017 Castle Day
Y1 had a brilliant time on their Castle Day. They turned their classroom into a castle and prepared an enormous feast, which they ate together at a giant table. They even killed a dragon, which they found in the nature area! It was great fun!

The Pick of the Crop!Prize potato!
There was great excitement at the final weigh-in of the 2017 Hazlehurst Potato Growing Competition! Each class dug up their prized potatoes and then gathered together in the school hall for the results to be revealed. As a school, we grew an amazing 100 kg of potatoes, but the overall winners were the children of Year 5, who managed to grow an incredible 23 kg in their raised bed.

Y5&6 Summer Concert - The Three Little Pigs3 Little Pigs
Roald Dahl’s Revolting Rhyme came to life brilliantly in the Y5&6 summer concert with an outstanding performance of The Three Little Pigs. The singing, dancing and acting was superb, and the audience were all mighty relieved when the wolf got his ‘come-uppance’ at the hands of Red Riding Hood!
Thanks to the staff for all their hard work and to the children for the wonderful entertainment!

Year 3&4 Summer Concert  - ‘Dragon Days’ Dragon Days
The children gave a wonderful performance of this hilarious musical show, which told the story of how a group of hapless villagers faced a fire-breathing dragon and lived to tell the tale!
The audience loved the singing, dancing and acting.
Well done everyone!

School Band in the Music For Youth National FestivalMFY Birmingham
Symphony Hall Birmingham

The school band gave a great performance in the National Festival of Music For Youth.
They were one of only two primary school brass bands in the country to be invited to take part and they put Hazlehurst on the map with their wonderful playing and their excellent behaviour.
Thanks also to all the supporters who came to cheer them on.
Well done everyone!

All the Fun of the Fair - Summer 2017Mr Bounce
Everyone had a great time at this year’s summer fair. The rain stayed away and we even had a bit of sunshine at the end! The pony rides and owls were a big hit; there was an action-packed football competition; the refreshments from the barbecue and cake stall were delicious (as usual) and the event raised a wonderful  2300 for the school.
Thank you to the organisers and all the many helpers. Well done!

Bring Me Sunshine!Bandemonium
The school band gave a great performance in Bury Bandemonium.
It was a scorcher, but everyone still played their best and there were lots of happy faces in Bury Town Centre.
 Well done everyone!

The Sky’s the LimitAirport Trip
Our Reception class had a great time then they went to visit Manchester Airport as part of their geography work. They learned lots of new facts about planes and even got to sit in the cockpit!
Who knows, maybe one day one of them will be a real pilot and take us all on holiday!

Action stations - It’s Robinwood time!
Year 6 had a fantastic time at the Robinwood Activity Centre at Dobroyd Castle. They pushed themselves to their limits as they fearlessly tackled every challenge. Here is some of the action from each of the three groups - Volcano, Dune and Lava.

 Volcano

Volcano
Dune
Dune
Lava
Lava

Sporting Action in the Summer Heat!Sporting Action
This year’s sports days were some of the hottest ever, but the children still gave every ounce of their energy as they battled for the prizes.
Thanks to everyone for making it such fun and for encouraging each other so well, and thanks to all the parents and friends who came along to cheer them on!
INFANT SPORTS DAY
JUNIOR SPORTS DAY

Rochdale Music Service Celebration ConcertRochdale Celebration
We were very proud of our young musicians when they were selected to take part in the Rochdale Music Service Celebration Concert, which was a collection of all the best items from the festival.
The children gave a great performance to finish off a lovely concert!

The Vikings are coming!Viking Boat
Year 4 have created some wonderful Viking Longboats as part of their history topic about the Vikings.
Which is your favourite?

Easter Eggs-hibitionSpring Eggs-hibition
Thanks to all our talented artists for their amazing contributions to our Easter Art ‘Eggs-hibition’
The standard of entries was very high and  the judges had a very difficult job to pick the winners.
Well done to everyone who took part and helped to make it such a Happy Easter!

Science Boffins at Hazlehurst SchoolScience Day Rocket
We had a fascinating experience on our recent Science Day, when a real live scientist came to school to show us how much fun you can have with science! We learned about chemical reactions, the digestive system, electricity, food chains and lots more. We even learned a special dance which ‘Boffin Joel’ uses when he is mixing chemicals together - he said he preferred dancing to stirring with a spoon! The day ended with a spectacular rocket launch on the school field. It was great!
Thanks to the Friends Association for funding our Science Day.

2017 Spring Music FestivalsFestival Band Members
Well done to all the talented young musicians in our school band for giving great performances in this years music festivals. The band took part in Rochdale Music Festival, Music For Youth and Ramsbottom Music Festival.
We were all very proud of their superb playing.

Hazlehurst’s Top Brass Visit No1 SpinningfieldsTop Brass
The sky was the limit when 11 of our finest brass players took their music to the top floor of Manchester’s newest skyscraper - No1 Spinningfields. The children provided entertainment at the official Topping Out Ceremony, to celebrate the completion of the outer shell of the building.
The performance culminated with a new song, ‘Spinningfields Skyscraper’,  which had been written in collaboration with other local schools and musicians from Manchester Camerata.
Our children performed brilliantly - well done!

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The  winning house team this week and this term was
 Lincoln
 

Extra playtime for great behaviour and excellent lining up was awarded to
Reception and Year 4

In the Golden Book this week for outstanding personal achievements

Rec
Maisie
for a great week with fabulous choices being made.
Y1
Lucas
for being a delightful member of the class.
Y2
Lucy
for being a polite, energetic and enthusiastic member of the class.
Y3
Keira
for her kind and caring attitude and for being a delight to teach.
Y4
Phoebe
for being hard-working, helpful and kind.
Y5
Eloise
for her boundless enthusiasm for learning (a teacher’s dream!)
Y6
Toby
for his enthusiasm and hard-work, and for his many excellent contributions!

Well done!

This week’s Bronze, Silver and Gold Bar Awards
for consistent effort and high standards.
 

gold-star

Bronze
4 commendations in school assembly

Y2
Lucy
Rory
Ruby
Ava

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Silver
8 Commendation in school assembly

Rec
Isabelle
Jessie
Eva

Y4
Phoebe


GoldenStar
Gold
12 commendation in school assembly

 

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