Timeline Canvas Unveiling

Wednesday 12th July 2017

Today at St. Gilbert’s we unveiled our history and art collaboration – the timeline canvases that we have been working on with local artist, John Hamilton. There was a great turnout of pupils, parents and governors with a guest appearance from John Hamilton himself.


These canvases will eventually be displayed permanently in our hall.

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Salford Big Sing

Thursday 15th June 2017

This year our choir participated in the Salford Big Sing for the first time. Our choir had been practising for weeks and truly did us proud on the night. We attended a day-long workshop to hone our skills then came back in the evening for a performance. Below are some pictures and videos from the performance.

       

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Salford Carol Concert

December 2016

Our school choir were invited to perform at Salford Cathedral for the Salford Christmas Carol Concert this year. It was a beautiful performance with choirs and bands from all over Salford.

     

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John Hamilton – Local Artist

March 2017

During March we invited John Hamilton to come back and help our classes to complete some more canvases for our historical timeline. John had helped us with this the previous year and our children has produced fantastic pieces of art work as a result. Here are some photographs from John’s time with us:

                     

http://www.johnhamiltonartist.com/

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World Faith Crafts

Wc: 23rd January 2017

This week was World Craft Week and we celebrated by learning about other faiths. Our week culminated in a special craft session that we invited parents along to share with us. Each class made a different craft item based on the faith they had been studying that week.

Year 1 – Faith: Islam – Craft: Woven prayer mats.

          

Year 3 – Faith: Judaism – Craft: Tissue paper mosaic Menorah

            

Year 4N – Faith:Hinduism – Craft: Rangoli Patterns and Decoration

Year 4R – Faith:Hinduism – Craft: Diwali Lanterns

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KS2 Christmas Cinema

Thursday 8th December

 

This evening after school, we clambered into our best jim-jams and fluffy slippers ready for the Christmas Cinema! Our KS2 children brought pillows and sleeping bags and we all snuggled down to watch a special Christmassy film together in the hall.

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Oh No We Didn’t! Oh Yes We Did!

Thursday 1st November

Today we all went on a school trip to Oldham Coliseum Theatre to watch a Christmas Pantomime. We had a fantastic day watching the acting, joining in with the singing and appreciating the *bad* jokes.

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Year 4 Visit Manchester Art Gallery

Monday October 10th 2016

Today our Year 4 Classes visited Manchester Art Gallery to participate in a Greek workshop.

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