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Annual Butterfly Ball - 13.10.17

A huge thank you to all those who attended/supported us at the Butterfly Ball at Burnley Football Club on 7th October 2017. We have raised a whopping £8262 with every penny going to help the children of Holly Grove School. We couldn’t have done it without your help. Thank you so much! (Pictured is Charity Patron Ted Robbins, with Parent Governor Rosie Saunders and her Son Eddie, who attends Holly Grove School)

Rosemere Coffee Morning - 22.09.17

A huge thank you to everyone who supported our coffee morning , either by sending in money for raffle tickets or showing up and buying coffee and cakes. We managed to raise a whopping £343.95 for Rosemere Cancer Foundation. We couldn’t have done it without your help and support so thank you for such a great turnout.

Schools Out… - 21.07.17

We hope you all have a safe and enjoyable summer. School reopens Tuesday 5th Setember. Enjoy your summer holidays!

Gamelan Workshop - 20.07.17

Class 4 went to a Gamelan workshop at Ridgewood Community High School in July. Mr Bridges, a Year 7 and Music teacher at Ridgewood led the session with some Year 7 pupils.

Gamelan instruments are brass bells and gongs which are hit by hammers to produce a sound. They are found mainly in Bali and Java.

The children really enjoyed playing the instruments alongside Year 7.

And the winners are… - 02.07.17

…Holly Grove School. On Thursday 29th June, at the Lancashire Education Awards at Ewood Park, Holly Grove was awarded Special School of the Year 2017!!Thank you to all our pupils, parents/carers and everyone who supports us.

Pictured accepting the award is (L-R) Lisa Parker – Chair of Governors, Nick Barrett – Family Support Manager, Karen Alty – Headteacher, Eve Taylor – Deputy Headteacher and Katrina Meager – Family Support Assistant / Governor

British Values Week - 09.05.17

We have celebrated British Values Week at Holly Grove this week. We have been singing our national anthem in class, learning about the Royal Family and all classes took part in The Great British Holly Grove Bake Off. The children have also been to the polls choosing our candidates for Head Boy and Head Girl.

The Winners of the Vote Are:

Head Boy: Daniel Parker
Deputy Head Boy: Daniel Haslam
Head Girl: Faith Holder
Deputy Head Girl: Abigail Cudworth

Stripy Sock Day - 07.05.17

A huge thank you to everyone who came to school wearing stripy socks on Friday for Cri du Chat awareness week. Thank you for all your kind donations, we have raised £140. Well done everyone!

Easter Fair - 23.03.17

A HUGE thank you to everyone who made our Easter Fair possible, either by donating items or by coming along and spending your money. We made £820 on the day which is fantastic. We were really pleased that Bertie Bee made an appearance and he certainly put a smile on the children’s faces. The winner of the Facebook Competition was Helen Pickard, winning a chocolate hamper. The winner of the Signed Burnley FC Football was Lauren Slattery and the three winners of the Luxury Hampers were Jack Duxbury, Cheryl Bannister and Kaidan Hewitt. Well done everybody.