Oxenhope CE Primary School


Welcome to SMILE Club – Safety, Movement, Imagine, Learning, Exploring.

We will be working together to support the children’s mental heath, resilience and learning through exciting activities.

Click here to download the smile club logo so you can print it at home!

Click here for a Message from the Nest

Nest Quiz           Nutbrown Hare Quiz          50 Things to do before you’re 5


We hope you’re keeping busy at home, and, most importantly of all, having fun!

Remember, if you are working online, it’s important to stay safe, tips here for children and parents.




A Message from Mr Thurlby…

Pupils of Oxenhope I need your help. I have exhausted my collection of books – I can only read the Very Hungry Caterpillar 🐛 so many times – and require some wonderfully creative stories to keep me entertained at this time. I would love for you to send me some to read at my email address mrthurlby@oxenhope.bradford.sch.uk.  Make them as funny, wonderful or as scary as you can.
Thank you in advance for helping me.
Kind regards,

Mr Thurlby



BBC Teach have a number of live lessons if you’re looking for inspiration, they can be found here:


Children will remember the recent visit from Harold and friends from the Life Caravan.

Harold – the happy, healthy giraffe mascot and a favourite with children is now posting a daily blog: Each day he’ll be giving children positive, fun messages about what he’s doing to stay happy and healthy while he’s off school, separated from his friends. He’ll invite the children to join in activities which will be family-friendly, varied and tailored to all ages, follow his Daily Plan and download and fill in their own version.

Having a routine and structure are key to providing children with security at this challenging time. Topics will include:

Harold’s Blog https://www.coramlifeeducation.org.uk/harolds-daily-diary


Our latest display is on the theme “flowers”, do you have a flower picture in your window at home?

Children in SMILE Club had fun gluing, sticking and painting our picture.




Today (Thursday) in SMILE Club we did some exciting maths challenges, thinking about how much money we could raise if we sold tickets to our puppet show tomorrow.





We also wrote our script and made our puppets for our production tomorrow.  We are excited to perform and show the world our wonderful show!




Our children worked together, sharing ideas, to design our SMILE Club logo. 


On Monday, the children had fun working together to create a rainbow.

We also hid some books in the village.  If you find one, please upload a photo of you reading the book to our Facebook page “Share what you’re up to – Oxenhope Primary”. Then rehide the book again in the village for someone else to find.





To give you a clue, here’s the route they followed…