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Archived News

Read through all the news articles posted by The Northern Education Trust.

Rock Kidz

January 31, 2020, 10:01 am

Rock Kidz came into school last week. The children from Year 3 and 4 were taught songs linked to a PSHE theme but done in the style of rock. The children impressed both staff and parents with their enthusiasm and ability to ‘Rock Out!’ All children participated with fantastic enthusiasm. They loved learning the songs […]

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Inspiration visit to Anne Frank exhibition

November 15, 2019, 10:23 am

The Ferns did themselves proud again on their ‘Finding your Element’ Historians trip to the Anne Frank exhibition. Children from KS1 and KS2, who had shown a keen interest during their humanities lessons, were chosen to visit the exhibition about the life of the inspirational historical figure, Anne Frank. During their visit, the children showed excellent […]

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Award-winning artist inspires pupils

October 11, 2019, 10:56 am

Dr Aruna Mene, a retired hospital Consultant Histopathologist and artist, has been volunteering her time to work with young people at The Ferns Primary Academy.  She has focused on producing fabric collages inspired by local landscape, showing the children a range of techniques and methods using a variety of recycled textiles and fabric waste.  Dr […]

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Community Support

October 11, 2019, 8:17 am

During Sepember 2019, The Ferns Academy became a donation hub for Urban Outreach, helping to collect, organise and distribute items to the local community food bank.  Urban Outreach is a local charity in Bolton, which provides a person-centred approach to support some of the most disadvantaged, vulnerable and complex adults and young people in the […]

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Parents confirm their children are proud to be ‘a Fern’

May 1, 2019, 9:33 am

The Ferns Primary Academy carried out a parent questionnaire at a parents evening in March 2019, with excellent results. Responses from parents were received representing all year groups, with 122 surveys being completed in total. Over 98% of parents who responded said their child felt safe at school, was being taught well and making good […]

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Online Safety Alert (#Momo Challenge)

February 27, 2019, 11:36 am

As you may be aware, The #Momo challenge has recently surfaced, that targets children over WhatsApp, YouTube, Fortnite and now YouTube Kid. It allegedly sends children threats from an anonymous number or associated accounts and forces children to undertake dangerous tasks, up to and including suicide, by threatening them with violence. Thanks to vigilant staff, […]

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School Meals

November 26, 2018, 11:41 am

The cost of school meals is currently £7.00 per week. This is inline with Bolton Local Authority. Money for school meals should be sent into school with your child each Monday in an envelope or small container clearly labelled with your child’s name and Dinner Money. You may pay by cash or card via Barclays […]

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