Worthington Primary School

Councillor Andrew Simcock’s Visit – Emmeline Pankhurst’s Statue

A special guest paid us a visit last week to tell us about an important event which is taking place in Manchester next month. Councillor Andrew Simcock from Manchester City Council has spent the last four years working tirelessly to raise money for a new statue in Manchester. A statue of Emmeline Pankhurst will be unveiled […]

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The Mr Sparkle Band

On Friday 9th November, we launched our Grand Music Event with a resounding performance from The Mr Sparkle Band.  Here, the band are playing the 1958 Rock and Roll number ‘Johnny B. Goode.  This song was written and first performed by the great Chuck Berry.  Please click the link to see the band in action! […]

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Manchester Ice Hockey Players Raise a Storm!

This afternoon (20/10/17) our special guests during assembly were two members of the Manchester Storm 1st Team.  Canadians Shane Bakker and Matt Stanisz form part of the team that currently sit on top of the National League Table.  Here they are sitting with one of our Year 1 pupils who plays for the Under Nines […]

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L. S. Lowry – An Artist in Residence

Over the last two days, our Year 1 and Year 2 children have been busy learning more about the life and work of L. S. Lowry, the artist famous for his mainly industrial and urban scenes of his local area around Salford.  Julie, an artist in residence from The Lowry in Salford has been showing […]

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The Great, Great Fire of London Performance Workshop

Late last month, our Year 1 and 2 children worked alongside a performer in residence, who was able to add so much to our Key Stage One topic of The Great Fire of London. Throughout the two days, our performer worked with each child from our three classes and developed their understanding of the Great Fire […]

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A Spaceman Came Travelling

It’s not every day that an astronaut lands at school, but last month that is exactly what happened! The fully suited spaceman touched down and was able to talk with our Key Stage One children about what it really is like to travel in space.  He showed us all the things a human needs to take with […]

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A Visit from an Estate Agent

Just the other day we had a very special visit to school from Mr Bell (Mrs Bell’s husband). Mr Bell works for Jordan Fishwick, one of the local estate agents. He came to talk to Year 1 and Year 2 children about the job he has and the sort of thing he does as part of […]

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Dame Sarah Storey Officially Opens Our School

Today, Monday 5th January 2015, our new school building was officially declared open by Dame Sarah Storey, Britain’s most decorated paralympian.  The school was filled with invited guests from the school’s past and present. Presentations were made to Mrs Shirley Bottomley, the previous headteacher, to Mr Roy Thomas, the school’s Chair of Governors at the […]

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Pepaids’ Big Christmas Card Competition

Christmas 2013 saw the revival of PEPAIDS’ Great Big Christmas Card, which posed with some Great Big Celebrities, including Dame Helen Mirren, Ellie Goulding and Darcey Bussell, in a bid to help PEPAIDS raise cash for their Growing Futures project! In 2014 they want to run 14 camps for orphans and vulnerable children in Zambia […]

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School Bell Rung by Past Pupil

On Monday of this week, a very special guest rang the school bell for the start of the day. Mrs Cagney (pictured with her daughter) had been a pupil of Worthington only a few years ago but had never had the chance to ring the school bell. It was our pleasure to give her the […]

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