Our News items

The BIG Coffee Morning , by Mrs Grice

Date: 30th Sep 2016 @ 12:04pm

This morning we held our BIG coffee morning in aid of Macmillan.

You helped raise a 'FABULICIOUS' £172.70

Thank you to everybody that attended and to everybody that donated their time or donated the great cakes. Yummy.

Year 3 Stone Age Caves!, by Mrs Ashford Eaton

Date: 28th Sep 2016 @ 9:27am

Year 3 have been very busy completing their learning logs over the last 2 weeks.

The children were asked to research the Stone Age and create a Stone Age scene. They were told they could be as creative as they liked!

I have to say, we were so impressed by the effort and the creations that many children clearly put into their learning log; and they look like they must have had a lot of fun as well!

Please take a look at the photos showing what the children think a Stone Age scene would look like.

Well done Year 3!

Head Boy & Head Girl, by Mrs Grice

Date: 22nd Sep 2016 @ 2:45pm

Today all the children voted in a special assembly for this terms new head boy, head girl, deputy head boy and deputy head girl.

Congratulations to:

Ellis Statham - Head Boy                               Edie Whitehead - Head Girl

Jack Hilditch - Deputy Head Boy                     Rosie Beaumont - Deputy Head Girl.


Well done children and good luck


European Languages Day, by Mrs Grice

Date: 22nd Sep 2016 @ 12:50pm

Wow, what a fantastic day we have had celebrating European Day of Languages. The children made such an effort to come dressed in the colours of their country or in traditional dress and they all looked fab!
The school has had a real buzz of excitement with all of the classes enjoying a range of activities.

Reception have learnt all about the United Kingdom and done a virtual tour stopping off at different landmarks including Buckingham Palace.
Year 1 have used water colours and pastels to create a piece of art including the French flag and the Eiffel Tower.
Year 2 have enjoyed tasting some traditional German foods and created a collage of Brandenburg Gate.
Year 3 have enjoyed making Spanish fans and tasting some Spanish chorizo and tortilla.
Year 4 have enjoyed making some pasta and also having a go at using the green screen.
Year 5 have used the iPads to create an ebook about Finland and they have made some Finnish gingerbread.
Year 6 have enjoyed making traditional Greek pots and writing their own play scripts.

Farewell to Mr Gregory, by Mrs Grice

Date: 22nd Jul 2016 @ 10:01am

Today is a sad day and also a celebration, not only do our year 6's leave and move on to the next stage of their lives, Mr Andrew Gregory is saying farewell to Mossley school after 23 years with us.

All the staff wish him well on his adventures, sailing around the Greek Islands with his dad and thats just for starters.

You will be sorely missed Mr Gregory by staff and pupils. Good luck with all that you go on to do in the future. 


Year 1 - Bibles, by Mrs Grice

Date: 22nd Jul 2016 @ 11:19am

On Wednesday Reverand David Taylor visited our current year 1 classes to present them with their own named copy of 'The Children's Bible'

Year 5 Bronze Challenge Award Day, by Mrs Grice

Date: 22nd Jul 2016 @ 11:11am

On Wednesday all the year 5 children took part in different activities with 'Ranger Dan' as part of their Bronze Challenge Award.

They had a fantastic day making dens, fire lighting, toasting marshmallows and team building exercises.

Stepping in to Business, by Mrs Grice

Date: 19th Jul 2016 @ 11:41am

On Friday evening at the PTA BBQ, the year 6 children set up their stalls to sell their wares, there was a huge array of enterprising ideas, from keyrings to t-shirts to bird boxes.

Year 6 have been working on their products since finishing their SAT's, planning and brain storming then putting their ideas in to practice.

Well done!

Reception Graduation Day , by Mrs Grice

Date: 19th Jul 2016 @ 11:26am

Yesterday our fabulous reception children graduated after a very successful year. They did extremely well, some said what they liked about their time in reception, they all received their graduation scrolls and threw their hats in the air. It was then finished with the children singing a song with actions. The parents and teachers were very proud.

Year 6 Evening of Fun, by Mrs Grice

Date: 22nd Jul 2016 @ 1:42pm

On Monday 18th July the year 6 children had a surprise evening of fun arranged by the teachers and the PTA.

They had a BBQ and were delighted to see 'Bubble Football' and all had a fantastic evening.

Junior Safety Officer News, by Mrs Grice

Date: 18th Jul 2016 @ 1:14pm

Harry Bonney and Anna Raaff have worked really hard this year as our schools 'Junior Safety Officers'. Their responsibilities have been to read out monthly bulletins at school assemblies, keep the notice board up to date, run competitions throughout the year and update their work book of their activities.

In June Harry and Anna's workbook was sent off to 'Safer Schools & Young Persons Partnership' at Cheshire Constabulary, to be judged. They were thrilled to be awarded 2nd place and were presented with a medal, a certificate and a gift voucher in a school assembly.

KS2 - Production 'Hoodwinked', by Mrs Grice

Date: 14th Jul 2016 @ 8:52am

On Tuesday and Wednesday the whole of Key Stage 2 took part in the production 'Hoodwinked' based on the outlaw Robin Hood. 

The children and staff worked so hard to produce amazing performances on both days, well done to all!

Thank you to, firstly, the children who gave it their all, to Mrs Harrison, Miss Young and staff.

Year 6 D & T week, by Mrs Grice

Date: 13th Jul 2016 @ 12:52pm

Please view the Photostory

Underwater Street Trip - Reception, by Mrs Grice

Date: 11th Jul 2016 @ 8:40am

What a fantastic day we all had on our adventure to ‘Liverpool Underwater Street’!

We started the day on a double decker coach which was very exciting and off we went.  The ‘Underwater Street’ is a discovery centre full of various activities and workshops that allowed us to imagine, explore and learn practically in a fun, practical way J

As soon as we arrived we all had a drink and snack and listened to the staff explain all the wonderful opportunities that were available.  The children then had chance to explore the ‘Street’ which included a pizza restaurant, vets, supermarket, building site and plenty of dressing up.  We had choices to make travel bags, 3D flowers, magnets, bath bombs and smelly, slippery slime as a part of the workshops where the staff explained how each process worked.  There was also a ‘smelling wall’, water exploration, panning for gold, a ‘shadows’ room, cave with stalactites and our favourite climbing wall.  We were amazed at having the chance to paint a real car and the walls!!!!!!!

Lunch was also a fun, sociable time as we all sat together at tables and thoroughly enjoyed our picnic bags! (Thank you Mrs Speak J)  Soon it was time for our ‘Science’ workshop where we learnt how to make and move huge bubbles and watched as one of each class became a ‘professor’ and helped to invent an exploding potion.  It was fascinating!

All too soon it was time to leave with our bags of creative goodies and happy, smiling faces.  What a wonderful day and an exciting educational place to visit!  The children were a delight to take out of school as their behaviour was impeccable and a real credit to our school, we were very proud J

A huge thank you to all our helpers who came with us and helped us to manage a superb day for everyone!!

Year 2 Poetry Reading , by Miss Holland

Date: 17th Jun 2016 @ 1:52pm

We had a lovely afternoon today with 'Poetry reading' from Mrs. Swift/Mrs.Utteridge's class.  They had written summer poems 'Count on me at the Seaside' which had 10 descriptive, rhyming phrases.  They were full of imagery including metaphors and similies so we could picture it in our heads.  We all liked the sand as bright as gold, the blue, shimmering sea and of course the seaside ten for fun!!!

The children read to us individually and then we had some brave performers who read their poems out loud to the whole class...........a huge well done, they were fabulous and made us all think of our summer holidays ;-)

Ummmm I wonder if we could write a poem now?!


Chicks!, by Miss Holland

Date: 16th Jun 2016 @ 12:15pm

How lucky were we today when we had a surprise visit from Carla's mummy who brought in some 1 and 2 day old chicks!  Mrs Smith explained the lifecycle of the chick to us and even had some of the broken egg shells from this morning.  She also showed us some photos of the parent hens who were very large and helped us to understand why the chicks were already a good size.  We all had chance to stroke or even hold a chick and washed our hands before sharing how they felt.  It was interesting to learn about the incubator and the heat lamp.....one chick even fell asleep in Mrs Cropper's hands it was so warm and comfortable!

A HUGE THANKYOU to Mrs Smith for sharing the chicks with us and we can't wait to see them again in a couple of weeks to see their down change to feathers and how much they have grown laugh

New School Meal system- Amazing, by Mrs Grice

Date: 14th Jun 2016 @ 2:34pm

Yesterday we launched the new school meal system and what an improvemnet to the previous one.

The children were extremely happy as there was no queuing and they all got extra play time with their friends. The new Deli bar has been a huge hit with lots of fresh and varied choice.

Well done to all.


Year 5 controllable vehicles, by Mr Johnson

Date: 14th Jun 2016 @ 12:38pm

Apart from rehearsing and performing 'Ali Baba and the Bongo Bandits', during Science and DT week, Year Five were designing and making controllable vehicles.

The children learnt how to measure, mark and cut wood and join it using cardboard triangles.  They then researched existing vehicle designs and and created their own body for the car.  Once these two aspects were completed, they used their previous learning of electrical circuits and learnt how to fit gears and pulleys to make their vehicle move.

Once complete, the children then used trial and improvement to make their vehicle the best it could be.

Great work again Year Five!

Year 5 Visit to Lyme Park, by Mrs Grice

Date: 23rd May 2016 @ 10:21am

On Wednesday 18th May year 5 visited Lyme Park in connection with their topic work. 

The children were split into groups and did an orienteering exercise using maps to find questions marked. They had so much fun and were extremly competetive.

After a very wet lunch break they then made the walk up 'Cage Hill' to sketch the fantastic view, noting the differences between the urban view and the rural view which could be seen clearly from the same vantage point.

A fun day was had by all.

Look at our fantastic NEW school lunch at Mossley Kitchen, by Mrs Grice

Date: 13th May 2016 @ 12:50pm

Rotary Club Swimmathon, by Mrs Grice

Date: 9th May 2016 @ 1:11pm

Rotary Club Swimathon 2016


The Mossley teams have all now handed in their sponsor money and the totals raised are amazing.

The Mossley Sharks raised-                    £228.30

The Mossley Dolphins raised-                 £226.50

The Mossley Turtles raised-                    £425.60

Total sponsor money raised by just 16 children


Well done everyone and thanks for taking part.

Year 3 Walk Around Mossley, by Miss Young

Date: 9th May 2016 @ 4:56pm

On Thursday 5th May the Year 3 classes had a wonderful day! As a part of our new topic, we spent the morning studying the local area. We walked from School on a selected route around Mossley, stopping at The Queen's Head public house for juice and biscuits before returning back to school.

On our walk, we mapped out the route that we followed, also adding in OS symbols to show the different points that we passes. Furthermore, we looked at the different services available close to our school including convinienve shops, take-aways and transport stations.

We also did a timed survey of how many cars passed our group within 2 minutes and repeated again for how many people passed us.

When we returned to school we compared and evaluated our results and discussed why we had the results that we did.

We then spent the afternoon sketching and completing observational drawings of the different landscapes around us.


We had a super day! Thank you for all of the staff and parent helpers that attended and helped to make our trip possible. :) Pictures will follow soon!

Primary Dance Festival, by Miss Young

Date: 9th May 2016 @ 5:00pm

On Wednesday 4th May, some of the Year 3 children took part in the Primary Dance Festival that took place at Eaton Bank Academy. On the day the children left school at 12:30 to attend EBA for rehearsals with the other 
Primary Schools that were taking part.

In the evening the children returned in their costumes and with their hair done, ready to perform. They were absolutely FANTASTIC!!! Mrs Hodgkinson and Miss Young were so proud of them and how well they did. If you were unable to watch this, they will be performing again at the crowning of the May King and Queen at School on Friday 13th May.

Come and join the Year 3 superstars for their 'tea party!'

Pictures to follow soon!

Ross' Head Shave for Alder Hey, by Mrs Grice

Date: 4th May 2016 @ 11:45am

On Tuesday 3rd May, Ross Speight who works for Multiflex (Our Sports Providers) participated in a sponsored head shave. He is raising money for Alder Hey Childrens Hospital. James who is undergoing treatment at the hospital at the momenthelped Mrs Cropper to shave Ross' head and also requested that Ross wore a Manchester United Shirt, which for Ross, was more difficult than the head shave.

James' mum and Dad would like to thank everbody for their support and a huge thank you Ross.

Over £1000 has been raised so far, if you would like to donate please click on the link below


Thank you

Sports for Schools, by Miss Holland

Date: 29th Apr 2016 @ 10:31am

How exciting to see Hannah Whelen, an Olympic gymnast, in school today to promote sports for schools and help us to take part in our sponsored circuit training!

Phew! That was hard work but greeeeaaaaattttt FUN!  We had to jump the bench, scissor jumps, mountain climbers, leg wiggles and star jumps to finally cheer on the rest of our friends. laugh

We certainly earned our sponsor money so a great BIG THANK YOU to all our friends and family who have sponsored us yes (money due next week)

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