Archive | September, 2015

Woohoo! Well done Lowerplace!

Well done to everybody at Lowerplace School, and a massive thank you to all the Parents and Carers who donated cakes and biscuits for sale and who came to the coffee morning on 25th September. With your outstanding support we raised an amazing

Macmillan total 2015

to help Macmillan support people living with cancer!

To find out a bit more about the work that Macmillan do, please visit their website.


make some noise

Lowerplace will be Making Some Noise with Global Radio on Thursday 8th October 2015 – and we’d love all our pupils to get involved!

For a small donation to the charity children can come to school dressed LOUD – bright colours, crazy patterns, a wacky wig – the more the merrier! All money raised will be used to help improve the lives of disadvantaged children and young people in the UK so please give as much as you can.

To learn more about what the charity does, please look at their website here.

Attendance Award Friday 25th September 2015

Attendance Winners this week are:

1st Place – 2c with 100%
2nd Place – 5b with 99.3%

Punctuality Awards – All classes won the punctuality award as there were less than 5 lates in every class. This is fantastic! We are proud to see that our learners are eager to learn each day!

Is Mrs Hanes the Pride of Oldham?

Mrs Hanes and Peanut

Have you seen the Oldham Chronicle “Pride of Oldham” nominations? If so, you’ll have seen a familiar face! We’re pleased that Peanut the cat joined in on the photoshoot too.

Our very own HLTA Mrs Hanes has been nominated has been nominated to represent the charity she helps manage, Oldham Cats in Middleton.

We all think she’s fabulous, so she’ll definitely have our support when the voting opens!

Do you want to be on TV?

Airmageddon Flyer 2

Airmageddon is a brand new CBBC entertainment show, where YOU get to customise & fly your own drone, is looking for fearless 9-14 year olds, and their friends, to take part!

Do you like flying radio controlled drones?

Do you want to customise and fly your own drone?

If you think you have what it takes to compete in a brand new drone based battle of skills then apply now!

About the show: Airmageddon is a brand new show where contestants compete with remote controlled drones in the ultimate test of aerial skill. Each competitor will be joined by a wing man or wing woman (in fact this can be a friend or relative of any age e.g. Wing Uncle, Wing Big Sister, Wing Best Mate etc) who will provide an extra pair of eyes and tactical support.

To Apply:

You MUST have permission from your parent/guardian before sending us any personal details.

You MUST be a UK resident.

You MUST not be employees or close relatives of BBC employees. ï‚· You MUST be aged between 9 and 14 years old.

To apply for the show, email for an application form!

Starting Primary School – September 2016


Is your child due to start primary school next year?

Children born between 1st September 2011 and 31st August 2012 are due to start primary school in September 2016.

Don’t miss out on your first choice. Apply online by 15th January 2016, at

We will be holding Open Evenings in the Autumn Term so that parents can come along to meet our staff and have a tour of the school. Dates for these Evenings will be advertised soon – keep checking the blogsite!

For more information about Lowerplace, please click on our “Admissions & Prospectus” section.

Eid Celebrations at Lowerplace

Eid mubarak

Our kitchen staff will be providing an Eid celebration meal on Monday 28th September. Please see the menu below to see if we can tempt your child’s taste buds to join in with the fun. Meals are just £2.00 for two courses. (All food provided is Halal certified).

If your child normally brings a packed lunch to school and they would like to join in, please complete the booking slip and send £2.00 to the school office before Friday 18th September 2015.

Main Meals
Chicken Bhuna with Rice & Naan
Samosas with Chips
Also available: Jacket Potatoes, Bombay Potatoes, Sandwiches & Salad with Raita and Mango Chutney

Moon Shaped Biscuit & Milkshake
Chocolate Trifle

If your child normally has a school meal, please do not send the slip back as they will be provided with this menu.

National Teaching Assistant Day – Wednesday 16th September


We’ll being joining the national celebration of Teaching Assistants tomorrow to recognise how amazing our TAs are!

National Teaching Assistants’ Day was created by Teaching Personnel to recognise the valuable contribution Teaching Assistants make to the education and support of school children across the UK.