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Millwood Primary Special School, Bury

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2020- 2021 Gallery

COMMUNICATION DAY

 On Wednesday 30th March we had an Easter themed communication day. The children enjoyed completing Easter hunt and taking part in a variety of communication activities.

ARTICLE 12 RESPECT FOR THE VIEWS OF THE CHILD- Every child has the right to express their views, feelings and wishes in all matters affecting them, and to have their views considered and taken seriously. This right applies at all times, for example during immigration proceedings, housing decisions or the child’s day-to-day home life.

ARTICLE 13 FREEDOM OF EXPRESSION- Every child must be free to express their thoughts and opinions and to access all kinds of information, as long as it is within the law.

ARTICLE 14 FREEDOM OF THOUGHT, BELIEF AND RELIGION- Every child has the right to think and believe what they choose and also to practise their religion, as long as they are not stopping other people from enjoying their rights. Governments must respect the rights and responsibilities of parents to guide their child as they grow up.

ARTICLE 15 FREEDOM OF ASSOCIATION- Every child has the right to meet with other children and join groups and organisations, as long as this does not stop other people from enjoying their rights.

ARTICLE 28 RIGHT TO EDUCATION- Every child has the right to an education. Primary education must be free and different forms of secondary education must be available to every child. Discipline in schools must respect children’s dignity and their rights. Richer countries must help poorer countries to achieve this.

ARTICLE 29 GOALS OF EDUCATION- Education must develop every child’s personality, talents and abilities to the full. It must encourage the child’s respect for human rights, as well as respect for their parents, their own and other cultures, and the environment.

MATHS IS EVERYWHERE!

On Friday 26th March, we had a whole school maths day. The children enjoyed taking part in number hunts, shape hunts, exploring patters and solving problems. Look at some of the wonderful photographs in the gallery below.

ARTICLE 28 RIGHT TO EDUCATION- Every child has the right to an education. Primary education must be free and different forms of secondary education must be available to every child. Discipline in schools must respect children’s dignity and their rights. Richer countries must help poorer countries to achieve this.

ARTICLE 29 GOALS OF EDUCATION- Education must develop every child’s personality, talents and abilities to the full. It must encourage the child’s respect for human rights, as well as respect for their parents, their own and other cultures, and the environment.

ARTICLE 31 LEISURE, PLAY AND CULTURE- Every child has the right to relax, play and take part in a wide range of cultural and artistic activities.

RED NOSE DAY 2021

 On Friday 19th March, we raised money for Comic relief by having a silly hair day. We also shared jokes, decorated funny faces and enjoyed making each other smile!

ARTICLE 12 RESPECT FOR THE VIEWS OF THE CHILD- Every child has the right to express their views, feelings and wishes in all matters affecting them, and to have their views considered and taken seriously. This right applies at all times, for example during immigration proceedings, housing decisions or the child’s day-to-day home life.

ARTICLE 13 FREEDOM OF EXPRESSION- Every child must be free to express their thoughts and opinions and to access all kinds of information, as long as it is within the law.

ARTICLE 14 FREEDOM OF THOUGHT, BELIEF AND RELIGION- Every child has the right to think and believe what they choose and also to practise their religion, as long as they are not stopping other people from enjoying their rights. Governments must respect the rights and responsibilities of parents to guide their child as they grow up.

WORLD BOOK DAY AND BOOK WEEK 2021

 This week has been Book Week at Millwood School and we have been enjoying lots of activities based on reading. Children enjoyed sharing stories in a cosy reading corner in every class, we had a remote DEAR (drop everything and read) session with some rather cheeky stories including My Bum is so Noisy! The highlight of our week was World Book Day when we dressed up as our favourite characters from books. We had tigers, penguins and Mary Poppins to name just a few! Look at the pictures from this fantastic week.

ARTICLE 12 RESPECT FOR THE VIEWS OF THE CHILD- Every child has the right to express their views, feelings and wishes in all matters affecting them, and to have their views considered and taken seriously. This right applies at all times, for example during immigration proceedings, housing decisions or the child’s day-to-day home life.

ARTICLE 13 FREEDOM OF EXPRESSION- Every child must be free to express their thoughts and opinions and to access all kinds of information, as long as it is within the law.

ARTICLE 14 FREEDOM OF THOUGHT, BELIEF AND RELIGION- Every child has the right to think and believe what they choose and also to practise their religion, as long as they are not stopping other people from enjoying their rights. Governments must respect the rights and responsibilities of parents to guide their child as they grow up.

ARTICLE 15 FREEDOM OF ASSOCIATION- Every child has the right to meet with other children and join groups and organisations, as long as this does not stop other people from enjoying their rights.

ARTICLE 28 RIGHT TO EDUCATION- Every child has the right to an education. Primary education must be free and different forms of secondary education must be available to every child. Discipline in schools must respect children’s dignity and their rights. Richer countries must help poorer countries to achieve this.

ARTICLE 29 GOALS OF EDUCATION- Education must develop every child’s personality, talents and abilities to the full. It must encourage the child’s respect for human rights, as well as respect for their parents, their own and other cultures, and the environment.

MENTAL HEALTH AWARENESS WEEK 2021

This week has been Children's Mental Health Awareness Week and the theme this year is "Express yourself!" Children and staff across school have been enjoying expressing different emotions and finding creative ways to express themselves. Look at their wonderful work below.

ARTICLE 12 RESPECT FOR THE VIEWS OF THE CHILD- Every child has the right to express their views, feelings and wishes in all matters affecting them, and to have their views considered and taken seriously. This right applies at all times, for example during immigration proceedings, housing decisions or the child’s day-to-day home life.

ARTICLE 13 FREEDOM OF EXPRESSION- Every child must be free to express their thoughts and opinions and to access all kinds of information, as long as it is within the law.

ARTICLE 14 FREEDOM OF THOUGHT, BELIEF AND RELIGION- Every child has the right to think and believe what they choose and also to practise their religion, as long as they are not stopping other people from enjoying their rights. Governments must respect the rights and responsibilities of parents to guide their child as they grow up.

ARTICLE 15 FREEDOM OF ASSOCIATION- Every child has the right to meet with other children and join groups and organisations, as long as this does not stop other people from enjoying their rights.

 

HOME LEARNING HIGHLIGHTS- JANUARY 2021

Children across the school have been working hard across the school on their remote learning. Here are some of the highlights that parents and carers have sent into school. Keep them coming they are wonderful to see!

ARTICLE 5 PARENTAL GUIDANCE AND A CHILD’S EVOLVING CAPACITIES- Governments must respect the rights and responsibilities of parents and carers to provide guidance and direction to their children as they grow up, so that they fully enjoy their rights. This must be done in a way that recognises the child’s increasing capacity to make their own choices.

ARTICLE 28 RIGHT TO EDUCATION- Every child has the right to an education. Primary education must be free and different forms of secondary education must be available to every child. Discipline in schools must respect children’s dignity and their rights. Richer countries must help poorer countries to achieve this.

ARTICLE 29 GOALS OF EDUCATION- Education must develop every child’s personality, talents and abilities to the full. It must encourage the child’s respect for human rights, as well as respect for their parents, their own and other cultures, and the environment.

MILLWOOD CHRISTMAS SHOWS!

Our Christmas shows have arrived! The children and staff have worked so hard to present three amazing shows for everyone to enjoy.

Click on the link below to see our shows.

SPARKLE-The Millwood Christmas Shows

Raffle Winners

Below is our full list of raffle prize winners. Well done to everyone and thank you to everyone who kindly donated a prize. We raised £499 for school!

Christmas Jumper Day

 On Friday 11th December we had our annual Christmas jumper day. We raised an over £100 for Save the Children. The children in school and at home had great fun wearing our jumpers and designing new Christmas jumpers too.

ARTICLE 13 FREEDOM OF EXPRESSION- Every child must be free to express their thoughts and opinions and to access all kinds of information, as long as it is within the law.

ARTICLE 27 ADEQUATE STANDARD OF LIVING- Every child has the right to a standard of living that is good enough to meet their physical and social needs and support their development. Governments must help families who cannot afford to provide this.

Singing and Signing Choir - Bury Market

It is a Millwood tradition that every year our wonderful singing and signing choir perform at Bury Market. Sadly this year it hasn't been possible, however, we sent a video of our Christmas performance to Bury Market's Facebook page and it has received over 10,000 views! Take a look at the video below and you will see why we have gone viral!

ARTICLE 6 LIFE, SURVIVAL AND DEVELOPMENT- Every child has a right to life. Governments must do all that they can to ensure that children survive and develop to their full potential.

ARTICLE 13 FREEDOM OF EXPRESSION- Every child must be free to express their thoughts and opinions and to access all kinds of information, as long as it is within the law.

ARTICLE 14 FREEDOM OF THOUGHT, BELIEF AND RELIGION- Every child has the right to think and believe what they choose and also to practise their religion, as long as they are not stopping other people from enjoying their rights. Governments must respect the rights and responsibilities of parents to guide their child as they grow up.

ARTICLE 15 FREEDOM OF ASSOCIATION- Every child has the right to meet with other children and join groups and organisations, as long as this does not stop other people from enjoying their rights.

ARTICLE 17 ACCESS TO INFORMATION FROM THE MEDIA- Every child has the right to reliable information from a variety of sources, and governments should encourage the media to provide information that children can understand. Governments must help protect children from materials that could harm them.

Children across the school have been making cards for people in care homes or who have been isolating as part of the "Posting Festivity" initiative in Bury.  The children are extremely proud of the cards that they have made, and rightly so!

ARTICLE 12 RESPECT FOR THE VIEWS OF THE CHILD- Every child has the right to express their views, feelings and wishes in all matters affecting them, and to have their views considered and taken seriously. This right applies at all times, for example during immigration proceedings, housing decisions or the child’s day-to-day home life.

ARTICLE 13 FREEDOM OF EXPRESSION- Every child must be free to express their thoughts and opinions and to access all kinds of information, as long as it is within the law.

ARTICLE 24 HEALTH AND HEALTH SERVICES- Every child has the right to the best possible health. Governments must provide good quality health care, clean water, nutritious food, and a clean environment and education on health and well-being so that children can stay healthy. Richer countries must help poorer countries to achieve this.

ARTICLE 27 ADEQUATE STANDARD OF LIVING- Every child has the right to a standard of living that is good enough to meet their physical and social needs and support their development. Governments must help families who cannot afford to provide this.

Redvales 3 have  decided to create boxes for people less fortunate than ourselves, we got lots of items and have filled 15 boxes to give to homeless people containing scarves, socks, toothpaste, food, water. The children thought carefully about what to include in each box and even wrote festive notes to cheer up the people who received them. Well done Redvales 3, what a lovely festive idea!

ARTICLE 12 RESPECT FOR THE VIEWS OF THE CHILD- Every child has the right to express their views, feelings and wishes in all matters affecting them, and to have their views considered and taken seriously. This right applies at all times, for example during immigration proceedings, housing decisions or the child’s day-to-day home life.

ARTICLE 13 FREEDOM OF EXPRESSION- Every child must be free to express their thoughts and opinions and to access all kinds of information, as long as it is within the law.

ARTICLE 14 FREEDOM OF THOUGHT, BELIEF AND RELIGION- Every child has the right to think and believe what they choose and also to practise their religion, as long as they are not stopping other people from enjoying their rights. Governments must respect the rights and responsibilities of parents to guide their child as they grow up.

ARTICLE 24 HEALTH AND HEALTH SERVICES- Every child has the right to the best possible health. Governments must provide good quality health care, clean water, nutritious food, and a clean environment and education on health and well-being so that children can stay healthy. Richer countries must help poorer countries to achieve this.

ARTICLE 27 ADEQUATE STANDARD OF LIVING- Every child has the right to a standard of living that is good enough to meet their physical and social needs and support their development. Governments must help families who cannot afford to provide this.

IT'S CHRISTMAS!!!!!

Christmas has arrived at Millwood! We enjoyed watching the Christmas lights being switched on by Helen in our bubbles and got to meet our new frosty, festive, inflatable friends!

ARTICLE 13 FREEDOM OF EXPRESSION- Every child must be free to express their thoughts and opinions and to access all kinds of information, as long as it is within the law.

ARTICLE 14 FREEDOM OF THOUGHT, BELIEF AND RELIGION- Every child has the right to think and believe what they choose and also to practise their religion, as long as they are not stopping other people from enjoying their rights. Governments must respect the rights and responsibilities of parents to guide their child as they grow up.

ARTICLE 31 LEISURE, PLAY AND CULTURE- Every child has the right to relax, play and take part in a wide range of cultural and artistic activities.

Christmas Art Project

Children across the school have been very busy designing artwork to be published onto Christmas cards. The results are extremely impressive!

ARTICLE 13 FREEDOM OF EXPRESSION- Every child must be free to express their thoughts and opinions and to access all kinds of information, as long as it is within the law.

ARTICLE 14 FREEDOM OF THOUGHT, BELIEF AND RELIGION- Every child has the right to think and believe what they choose and also to practise their religion, as long as they are not stopping other people from enjoying their rights. Governments must respect the rights and responsibilities of parents to guide their child as they grow up.

ARTICLE 31 LEISURE, PLAY AND CULTURE- Every child has the right to relax, play and take part in a wide range of cultural and artistic activities.

Autumn Sheds

 At the weekend, our autumn shed arrived from where it had been displayed at the Rock in Bury. Children from across school decorated our shed and it now takes pride of place in Whitelow playground.

ARTICLE 13 FREEDOM OF EXPRESSION- Every child must be free to express their thoughts and opinions and to access all kinds of information, as long as it is within the law.

Interfaith Week

 Last week we thought about different religions during our interfaith week. We made rainbow wreaths for Remembrance Day, went on sensory journeys to India and even went on magic carpet rides to the Golden Temple. Look at the gallery below to see our wonderful learning.

ARTICLE 2 NON-DISCRIMINATION- The Convention applies to every child without discrimination, whatever their ethnicity, gender, religion, language, abilities or any other status, whatever they think or say, whatever their family background.

ARTICLE 12 RESPECT FOR THE VIEWS OF THE CHILD- Every child has the right to express their views, feelings and wishes in all matters affecting them, and to have their views considered and taken seriously. This right applies at all times, for example during immigration proceedings, housing decisions or the child’s day-to-day home life

ARTICLE 13 FREEDOM OF EXPRESSION- Every child must be free to express their thoughts and opinions and to access all kinds of information, as long as it is within the law.

ARTICLE 14 FREEDOM OF THOUGHT, BELIEF AND RELIGION- Every child has the right to think and believe what they choose and also to practise their religion, as long as they are not stopping other people from enjoying their rights. Governments must respect the rights and responsibilities of parents to guide their child as they grow up.

Children in Need

Last week we celebrated Children in Need day by dressing up in spotty clothes to raise money for children who are less fortunate. The children enjoyed baking Pudsey bear biscuits, decorating teddies, singing and dancing on this fun-filled day.

ARTICLE 3 BEST INTERESTS OF THE CHILD- The best interests of the child must be a top priority in all decisions and actions that affect children.

ARTICLE 6 LIFE, SURVIVAL AND DEVELOPMENT- Every child has a right to life. Governments must do all that they can to ensure that children survive and develop to their full potential.

ARTICLE 31 LEISURE, PLAY AND CULTURE- Every child has the right to relax, play and take part in a wide range of cultural and artistic activities.

Millwood School Council Elections- 2020-2021

02.11.2020-09.11.2020 was UK Parliament Week. During this week classes across Millwood decided on who were going to be their school councilors for the next year. The children voted and had an excellent week learning all about democracy. Well done to all of the new school councilors.

ARTICLE 3 BEST INTERESTS OF THE CHILD- The best interests of the child must be a top priority in all decisions and actions that affect children.

ARTICLE 12 RESPECT FOR THE VIEWS OF THE CHILD- Every child has the right to express their views, feelings and wishes in all matters affecting them, and to have their views considered and taken seriously. This right applies at all times, for example during immigration proceedings, housing decisions or the child’s day-to-day home life.

ARTICLE 13 FREEDOM OF EXPRESSION- Every child must be free to express their thoughts and opinions and to access all kinds of information, as long as it is within the law.

ARTICLE 14 FREEDOM OF THOUGHT, BELIEF AND RELIGION- Every child has the right to think and believe what they choose and also to practise their religion, as long as they are not stopping other people from enjoying their rights. Governments must respect the rights and responsibilities of parents to guide their child as they grow up.

ARTICLE 15 FREEDOM OF ASSOCIATION- Every child has the right to meet with other children and join groups and organisations, as long as this does not stop other people from enjoying their rights.

 

Halloween Fun at Millwood

Children across the school have had a wonderful time enjoying Halloween activities within their bubbles. They dressed up in spooky costumes, enjoyed some socially distanced trick or treating, baked some spooky biscuits and explored pumpkins!

ARTICLE 13 FREEDOM OF EXPRESSION- Every child must be free to express their thoughts and opinions and to access all kinds of information, as long as it is within the law.

ARTICLE 31 LEISURE, PLAY AND CULTURE- Every child has the right to relax, play and take part in a wide range of cultural and artistic activities.

 

Irwell 4 have had a wonderful start to the new school year. They have been exploring fruit and vegetables from the polytunnel, enjoys sensory play, making flapjacks and taking part in Lego therapy sessions. Well done Irwell 4.

ARTICLE 28 RIGHT TO EDUCATION- Every child has the right to an education. Primary education must be free and different forms of secondary education must be available to every child. Discipline in schools must respect children’s dignity and their rights. Richer countries must help poorer countries to achieve this.

ARTICLE 29 GOALS OF EDUCATION- Education must develop every child’s personality, talents and abilities to the full. It must encourage the child’s respect for human rights, as well as respect for their parents, their own and other cultures, and the environment.

Healthy Schools Status

 Congratulations to Millwood School for achieving Healthy Schools Status reflecting the school-wide commitment to physical health and well-being.

ARTICLE 24 HEALTH AND HEALTH SERVICES- Every child has the right to the best possible health. Governments must provide good quality health care, clean water, nutritious food, and a clean environment and education on health and well-being so that children can stay healthy. Richer countries must help poorer countries to achieve this.

 

The dinosaur that pooped a planet- Sensory Story Sessions

 Children from classes across the school enjoyed their sensory story sessions with Louise and Sarah. The watched rockets take off, explored slime and even interacted with a huge blow up dinosaur!

ARTICLE 28 RIGHT TO EDUCATION- Every child has the right to an education. Primary education must be free and different forms of secondary education must be available to every child. Discipline in schools must respect children’s dignity and their rights. Richer countries must help poorer countries to achieve this.

ARTICLE 29 GOALS OF EDUCATION- Education must develop every child’s personality, talents and abilities to the full. It must encourage the child’s respect for human rights, as well as respect for their parents, their own and other cultures, and the environment.

 

Redvales 4 make monster cupcakes!

Our recovery curriculum theme for this week has been monsters! The children in Redvales 4 baked some cupcakes, they used a communication board to choose the colour of the icing and to decide whether their monster was feeling happy or sad.

ARTICLE 12 RESPECT FOR THE VIEWS OF THE CHILD- Every child has the right to express their views, feelings and wishes in all matters affecting them, and to have their views considered and taken seriously. This right applies at all times, for example during immigration proceedings, housing decisions or the child’s day-to-day home life.

ARTICLE 29 GOALS OF EDUCATION- Education must develop every child’s personality, talents and abilities to the full. It must encourage the child’s respect for human rights, as well as respect for their parents, their own and other cultures, and the environment.

 

Welcome back to Millwood!

It has been great to welcome back our existing pupils and meet our new pupils in the last week! The children have returned to school wonderfully after what has been a very long time for some pupils. Here are some examples of the amazing things we have been up to since returning to school.

ARTICLE 12 RESPECT FOR THE VIEWS OF THE CHILD- Every child has the right to express their views, feelings and wishes in all matters affecting them, and to have their views considered and taken seriously. This right applies at all times, for example during immigration proceedings, housing decisions or the child’s day-to-day home life.

ARTICLE 13 FREEDOM OF EXPRESSION- Every child must be free to express their thoughts and opinions and to access all kinds of information, as long as it is within the law.

ARTICLE 14 FREEDOM OF THOUGHT, BELIEF AND RELIGION- Every child has the right to think and believe what they choose and also to practise their religion, as long as they are not stopping other people from enjoying their rights. Governments must respect the rights and responsibilities of parents to guide their child as they grow up.

ARTICLE 15 FREEDOM OF ASSOCIATION- Every child has the right to meet with other children and join groups and organisations, as long as this does not stop other people from enjoying their rights.

ARTICLE 23 CHILDREN WITH A DISABILITY- A child with a disability has the right to live a full and decent life with dignity and, as far as possible, independence to play an active part in the community. Governments must do all they can to support disabled children and their families.

ARTICLE 28 RIGHT TO EDUCATION- Every child has the right to an education. Primary education must be free and different forms of secondary education must be available to every child. Discipline in schools must respect children’s dignity and their rights. Richer countries must help poorer countries to achieve this.

ARTICLE 29 GOALS OF EDUCATION- Education must develop every child’s personality, talents and abilities to the full. It must encourage the child’s respect for human rights, as well as respect for their parents, their own and other cultures, and the environment.

ARTICLE 31 LEISURE, PLAY AND CULTURE- Every child has the right to relax, play and take part in a wide range of cultural and artistic activities.