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  • Year 6 Safety Central Visit

    Year 6 Safety Central Visit

    Year 6 had a fantastic time at the new Safety Central interactive life skills centre in Lymm last week. Our visit included water safety, electrical safety, road safety, esafety, countryside safety and fire safety. We even watched an LED projected read more

    10 October 2017



  • Year 6 First Aid Training

    Year 6 First Aid Training

    Year 6 were visited by Nathan from St John's Ambulance service on Wednesday. All the children took part in first aid training on asthma, burn and scalds, choking, fainting, poisons, bleeding and how to put someone into the recovery position. They read more

    21 September 2017



  • Meet our Prefects

    Meet our Prefects

    Welcome to our Autumn term Year 6 prefects. read more

    12 September 2017



  • Author visit

    Author visit

    Today Year 5 and 6 had a visit from an author, who has had three books published, she writes historical thrillers and she shared some of her books with us and talked to us about how she gets her initial ideas. Even taking notes on the back of a read more

    12 September 2017



  • Welcome Back

    Welcome Back

    Welcome back to all our pupils and parents. We hope that you have had a lovely summer break and are ready and raring to go! read more

    6 September 2017



  • Leavers' Assembly

    Leavers' Assembly

    Goodbye to our Year 6s, who were amazing in their assembly today. Thank you to all the parents who joined us for our celebrations. read more

    26 July 2017



  • Joseph! 

    Joseph! 

    A massive well done to KS2, especially Year 6, for their amazing singing, dancing and acting in our KS2 production. Grappenhall Heys Primary School presents an amateur school production by arrangement with The Really Useful Group Ltd., Joseph read more

    12 July 2017



  • Appaws Dog Training Visitor 

    Appaws Dog Training Visitor 

    We had Tina come in today from Appaws Dog Training with her lovely 9 month old Labradoodle, Penny. Our very own Toby has taken the time to train some of the dogs to become 'best friends' for children. Penny is very well behaved and can do read more

    27 June 2017



  • Bring Dad to School Day

    Bring Dad to School Day

    We were overwhelmed by how many Dads and grandads were able to join us today to celebrate Father’s Day. They enjoyed an assembly, coffee and cake, spent time in the classrooms and then took part in circus skills, mini-Olympics and golf. Year read more

    16 June 2017



  • Health Week

    Health Week

    We have had a whole week of Health and Well-Being and the children are all energised after a very busy timetable of events which included yoga, climbing wall, fencing, cheerleading, skipping, Zumba, tennis, circusology, mini-Olympics and golf. read more

    16 June 2017



  • Y6 Magistrates Visit

    Y6 Magistrates Visit

    We'd like to thank Jean, a local magistrate, for visiting Year 6 today. She worked with the children this morning to discuss British values, the legal system, court processes, our rights and responsibilities and what victims go through. The read more

    15 June 2017



  • Year 5/6 Football Tournament

    Year 5/6 Football Tournament

    Well done to the children who took part in our Y5/6 football tournament this week. All the children represented the school brilliantly and played well. They just missed out going through to the next round. Our two referees for the day were read more

    25 May 2017



  • Happy Hat Day

    Happy Hat Day

    Well done to all the children who wore hats to school today in exchange for bringing bottles to school for our Spring Fair. We look forward to seeing everyone at the Spring Fair on Sunday 21st May between 12 and 3. read more

    19 May 2017



  • Talent Show 

    Talent Show 

    Our talented children put on a fantastic show on Thursday for the school and special guests. Judges included Mrs Jackson, Mrs Robinson and Mr Lawton. Mrs Carr and Mr Dunne was also here on behalf of The River Reeves Foundation. Well read more

    6 April 2017



  • Year 6 Residential to Robinwood

    Year 6 Residential to Robinwood

    Year 6 had a fabulous time on their residential in Robinwood, Todmorden. They were brilliantly behaved and had great fun taking part in various activities including caving, archery, giant swing, trapeze, climbing, etc. More photos can be seen by read more

    21 March 2017



  • World Book Day

    World Book Day

    Once again our children came dressed up in amazing outfits to celebrate World Book Day. read more

    4 March 2017



  • Update on school closure

    Update on school closure

    The heating and hot water are working again so as things stand now, school will be open as normal tomorrow. (Tuesday) A Parentmail message will be sent by 7:30am tomorrow confirming this once the situtation has been checked in the morning. read more

    27 February 2017



  • 27th February: School closure

    27th February: School closure

    We have been advised by the Local Authority that we should close the school today as we have no heating or hot water. We apologise for the disruption but the safety and well-being of our children is of the utmost importance. We will let you read more

    27 February 2017



  • Year 2 visit to Grappenhall Heys Walled Garden

    Year 2 visit to Grappenhall Heys Walled Garden

    Year 2 visit to Grappenhall Heys Walled Garden. They had great fun on a scavenger hunt, making a bug hotel and planting cress seeds! read more

    15 February 2017



  • Puppy Year 2 Visit

    Puppy Year 2 Visit

    Ethan M's mummy brought in her lovely bulldog puppy which linked to our science topic 'Animals and Humans'. We talked about how a puppy grows into a dog and learnt lots about their development! Thank you Ethan's mummy! read more

    3 February 2017



  • Molecular Marty!

    Molecular Marty!

    We had a Fun with Science assembly with molecular Marty this week! It was brilliant fun and we made slime, candy floss and inflated a balloon using vinegar & bicarb of soda. read more

    1 February 2017



  • Y5/6 Cyber Bullying Talk 

    Y5/6 Cyber Bullying Talk 

    As part of Esafety week, we'd like to say a huge thanks to Jordan Calder our local PCSO who came into talk to Year 5 and 6 this week about cyber bulling and how to stay safe online. read more

    1 February 2017



  • Year 1 visit Warrington Museum

    Year 1 visit Warrington Museum

    Year 1 children had a fun packed day at Warrington Museum learning all about artefacts from the past. Thank you Katy for letting us play with the 'old fashioned' toys and helping us learn lots and another big thank you to the lovely parents who read more

    31 January 2017



  • Big Garden Birdwatch 

    Big Garden Birdwatch 

    Big Garden Birdwatch! Year 2 participated in this year's Big Garden Birdwatch. We spotted crows, magpies pigeons - to name a few! We then discussed how we could encourage different types of species to visit our school! read more

    31 January 2017



  • Chinese New Year 

    Chinese New Year 

    All the classes had a Chinese Dance Workshop today to celebrate Chinese New Year. We finished the day by having a whole school assembly to perform the stunning dances. read more

    26 January 2017



  • Reception and Year 1 Find Dinosaurs!

    Reception and Year 1 Find Dinosaurs!

    Reception and Year 1 have been Paleontologists this week in school. They have been digging for, locating and identifying fossils from some of the most iconic dinosaurs from the past. Tyrannosaurus Rex, Stegosaurus, Triceratops and a few read more

    24 January 2017



  • Ian Bland Visits Grappenhall Heys

    Ian Bland Visits Grappenhall Heys

    To start a freezing cold Tuesday, the whole school fully engaged in an assembly with Ian Bland. We performed lots of his poems and particularly enjoyed learning about what truly happens in the school staffroom! Throughout the day each class read more

    24 January 2017



  • Pantomime 

    Pantomime 

    To begin our Spring term the whole school enjoyed Dick Whittington Panto. There were lots of fun opportunities to engage with the characters on stage. It was a great chance to watch professionals perform on stage in our school setting. We all read more

    17 January 2017



  • Year 5 Science at Bridgewater High School

    Year 5 Science at Bridgewater High School

    Year 5 had an exciting morning at Bridgewater High School. They built bridges out of dry spaghetti and string, experimented with how some metals react with water and to finish the session they made gooey slime, which they were allowed to read more

    16 January 2017



  • Green Screen Technology

    Green Screen Technology

    On our final day of term, some of our Year 6 boys have given up the opportunity to play and be Christmassy to set up and work out how to use the Green Screen Technology generously given to us by last year's Y6 children and families. The boys read more

    17 December 2016



  • Christmas Parties

    Christmas Parties

    We have had great fun in school today at our Christmas parties. A huge thanks to the brilliant parents who gave up their time to help with the festivities. read more

    15 December 2016



  • Father Christmas

    Father Christmas

    Look who came to visit us in school today! read more

    12 December 2016



  • Year 3 Christmas Making and Baking Day

    Year 3 Christmas Making and Baking Day

    Year 3 had a brilliant time cooking and creating on their Christmas Making and Baking Day. They made gingerbread, paper plate reindeers, snowflakes, streamers, Christmas trees and clay reindeer. All the above done whilst singing along to our read more

    12 December 2016



  • St Rocco's Light Up a Life

    St Rocco's Light Up a Life

    Last week our wonderful school choir sang at the St Rocco's Hospice "Light Up A Life" service at St Elphin's Church. They looked and sounded great as they sang "The Cowboy Carol." read more

    12 December 2016



  • Christmas Lunch

    Christmas Lunch

    We had a wonderful Christmas lunch today in school. A huge thanks to Mrs Williams and the children for making our stunning centre pieces. read more

    6 December 2016



  • Year 4 swimming team bring home the silverware

    Year 4 swimming team bring home the silverware

    After competing in many challenging heats, our fantastic swimming team were awarded the Gala Cup on Monday. The team showed determination and outstanding sportsmanship. We are very proud of their achievements. Well done team GH! read more

    30 November 2016



  • Year 6 and Year 4 with Fun Food Chef

    Year 6 and Year 4 with Fun Food Chef

    Year 6 had a fabulous time with the Fun Food Chef this week cooking and eating South American food! The garlic chicken and cheesy bread was one of their favourites! Year 4 created a variety of European delicacies including moules, pilaf rice read more

    30 November 2016



  • Halloween Discos

    Halloween Discos

    A huge thank you to Friends for organising our school discos. The children and their pumpkins looked amazing and it took the teachers quite a long time to work out who was who with all the terrifying costumes and spine-tingling make up! read more

    20 October 2016



  • Year 3 and 4 Rugby Festival

    Year 3 and 4 Rugby Festival

    Our fantastic Year 3 and Year 4 rugby stars took part in the Warrington Wolves Rugby Festival today and remained unbeaten! They showed determination, courage and good sportmanship! I was majorly proud of their achievement. Well done team! Aim, read more

    18 October 2016



  • Grandparents' Day

    Grandparents' Day

    We had a fantastic day in school today with Grandparents joining us in the classroom. Early Years and Key Stage 1 Grandparents joined us in the morning and Key Stage 2 Grandparents in the afternoon. It was wonderful to see so many Grandparents in read more

    7 October 2016



  • Year 5 residential

    Year 5 residential

    Year 5 have had a very tiring day! Firstly we went to the Borth-y-gest beach, where we did rock climbing, rock scrambling and had a sandcastle competition. Then this evening we have been on a nighttime walk, listening and observing our read more

    27 September 2016



  • Year 6 Christmas Cards

    Year 6 Christmas Cards

    Children throughout school have been making Christmas cards. The Year 6 children have amazed us all with their fantastic artistic skills, combining watercolour, charcoal, pen and paint to create wintry scenes. Friends will be sending out the cards read more

    24 September 2016



  • Y2 have a visit from Cheshire Fire Service

    Y2 have a visit from Cheshire Fire Service

    Year 2 had a visit from the Cheshire Fire Service! They learnt about the differences between fire engines and their services now compared to 1666 when the Great Fire Of London started! We had 31 very excited children. They also got to give the read more

    20 September 2016



  • Year 6 First Aid Training

    Year 6 First Aid Training

    Well done to all our Year 6 children who took part in a full day of first aid training today with a St John's Ambulance trainer. The children focused on how to keep themselves safe and to communicate effectively with others. They also covered read more

    2 September 2016



  • KS2 Mini Ball

    KS2 Mini Ball

    What a fantastic evening. Key Stage 2 were welcomed to the Village Hotel for the annual Mini Ball. All the children were dressed up and looked absolutely amazing! A huge thanks to our fabulous Friends team who organised the event and made it such read more

    7 July 2016