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DLP Poetry Competition Presentation

Well done to our Class 4 pupils whose poetry was shortlisted in the DLP competition. The competition was entered by over 200 DLP pupils and the entries were of a very high standard. The presentation evening was very well attended and the DLP Brass Band even played- well done Woody! From the Friezland pupils who were short-listed, Amelie was our overall winner but we couldn’t be prouder of you all!


DLP Netball Tournament 

On the 20th May our Netball Team represented Friezland in a tournament against other DLP schools. The team were awarded BRONZE. As always they were a credit to the school and demonstrated fair play values.


Swimming League Success 

 Well done to our Girls’ Swimming League Team who competed on the 5th April. They were awarded SILVER in the final against other Saddleworth 7 Lees schools. The boys’ team worked equally hard and came 4th overall. 


 Friezland Superstars- Learning Beyond the Classroom

Friezland Superstars- Learning Beyond the Classroom
Well done to Woody (cornet) and Charlie (percussion) who both took part in the National Youth Brass Band Championships 2019 with Dobcross Youth Training Band. They had a fantastic day and the band were awarded a Silver Certificate of merit for their performances.

Well done to Jessica in Year 6 who took part in the DLP’s ‘Create and Sing Carmen’ Music Project- learning singing skills and opera alongside other DLP pupils. The final performance was fantastic!

Congratulations to our pupils who have recently supported the cancer charity, Maggies- raising over £600 by selling coffee and homemade cakes. They even gave a presentation to raise awareness of the amazing work done by Maggie’s.
Keep up the fantastic work Friezland. You are proving yourselves to be great role models.


KS2 ‘Just Dance’ Competition

Well done to our KS2 Dance group who competed against 17 other Oldham schools and came second overall in the competition! We are, as always, very proud of you all. Thank you to Mr. McQuillan and Mrs. Adams for organising.

World Thinking Day


For World Thinking Day the children were invited to wear their club uniforms to help celebrate the special day.

Netball Team

Well done to our  netball team who won their match against St Anne's Lydgate this week, 14:3!  We are very proud of each and every member of the team!  Thank you to Mr. McQuillan and Mrs. Eglin for organising the team and supporting them with training.                                                             

         Oldham Football Finals

Our school football team represented us today in the Oldham Athletic Kids Cup Finals. The team were, as always, a credit to school. They supported one another well and demonstrated high levels of determination and resilience. Unfortunately, an overall win wasn’t to be but the team did win two of their three matches. We couldn’t be prouder. Thank you to Mr. Freeman for supporting the team.

                                                              DLP Netball League

This week our netball team played in the decider match for the league trophy. The team played at home against St. Mary's Greenfield and unfortunately lost 6:9. We are extremely proud of the way in which the team has conducted themselves this season. Thank you to Mr. McQuillan and Mrs. Eglin who have organised and refereed matches in order to make sure we can compete.

                                                              DLP Netball Rally

Well done to out netball team who recently took part in the Dovestone Learning Partnership netball rally. The team won their mini-league and went on to play in the semi-finals against other DLP schools. The team looked great in their new kit and the hoodies, funded by the FOF. The team came fourth overall. Thank you to Mr. McQuillan and Mrs. Eglin for supporting the team.

Dovestone Learning Partnership Writing Workshop

The collaborative literacy project was the first to be ran by the DLP. Pupils and staff from Saddleworth School went to visit all the schools in partnership to inspire the children’s imagination for a poetry competition. We were very lucky to have a winner here at Friezland.

International Day of Happiness


As part of the International day of Happiness, our schools Health Champions planned a ‘pass a smile’ assembly, created a ‘Wall of Happiness’ and asked everybody to wear an extra item to school that would make people smile. Every child in the school wrote a message for the ‘wall’ to show what makes us happy, then everybody in the school joined hands to pass on a smile.

Fair Trade Afternoon Tea


We were very lucky to be visited by the Mayor of Oldham at our Fair Trade Afternoon Tea in March. Staff and families baked cakes to help raise money for the school. Over £400 was raised from the event.Well done #TeamFriezland

World Book Day 


For World Book Day the children were asked to make a 'character cup' to represent their favourite book character. The winners received a book prize from Friends of Friezland.


Gotta Dance Competition 


Our Street Dance Super Stars in Years 1, 2 and 3, represented Friezland at the Oldham Gotta Dance Competition. The girls performed their routine in front of an audience and were up against six other Oldham Primaries. They held their nerve and went on to WIN the competition bringing back a large piece of silver wear for our Friezland collection! We are all extremely proud!

Poet Ian Bland

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We were very lucky to be visited in school by published poet, Ian Bland. He performed a number of his poems to the whole school with the assistance of both our pupils and staff. He then spent the rest of the day holding a workshop with each class. They produced their own versions of one of his poems and a selection were performed at the end of the day in a special celebratory assembly. 

School Games Award

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We are delighted to announce that we have maintained our Gold School Games Mark Award for the 4th year. This is awarded for our contribution to school PE and Sport. The School Games Mark is a Government led award scheme launched in 2012, facilitated by the Youth Sport Trust to reward schools for their commitment to the development of competition across their school and into the community, and we are delighted to have been recognised for our success. Well done to everyone involved!