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Werneth Primary School

Enrichment

Enrichment

A range of enrichment opportunities, trips and activities are available for Werneth Primary School children.

These activities support our curriculum and give our children the opportunity to develop their knowledge, vocabulary, skills and conceptual understanding, as well as developing children’s talents and interests.

"Pupils benefit from visits to local places of interest, theatres and museums. All pupils enjoy art and basic music tuition" Ofsted 2019

For the 2021-22 academic year, these enrichment opportunities include:

  • School trips and/or visitors to school to support our children to learn more about the subjects studied in class
  • Free brass instrument tuition, provided by Oldham Music Services, for all Year 5 children
  • Schools Linking Project trips and experiences to meet children from our linking project partner school (St. Anne’s Royton) to share experiences, culture and to develop friendships
  • Working alongside the linking project Lead Artist, Claire Mather, to develop their Art and Design skills
  • Having opportunities to perform at the Oldham Coliseum Theatre as part of the Children’s Shakespeare Festival
  • Taking part in the Oldham Pledge activities to develop children’s character and make a meaningful contribution to our local community
  • High quality sports coaching, provided by the Oldham Athletic Community Trust (OACT) and Dream Big Sports
  • Participation in a wide range of inter-school sports competitions as part of our partnership with the Hathershaw College Sports Cluster
  • A range of special events- including World Book Day, Sports Day, Poetry week, Anti-bullying week, Online Safety day- to develop children’s knowledge, skills and awareness of how to keep themselves safe.

"Pupils have many opportunities to develop and refine their leadership skills. They can do this through various team-working and orientation activities during residential learning in Year 6. There are also opportunities for them to take on other leadership roles, including as ambassadors, lunchtime monitors, school council members and ‘befrienders’, who are also playground leaders." Ofsted 2019