Samba Band- KS2

Mr Blackwell, our SAMBA teacher from Tameside Music Services, will once again be running an After School Samba Club. This will run on Monday evenings and is open to pupils from Years 3, 4, 5 and 6. For further details please follow the link below…

Russell Scott Samba Band Autumn 2017

Please note this club has limited numbers and places will be allocated on a first come, first served basis.

Parent Drop in!

You are invited to come into school with your child to see what happens in the classroom. Find out about the morning routines, homework and how you can help with reading and spelling. We are happy to welcome any family member including mum, dad, grandparent, auntie or even a family friend.

Dates as follows:

Year 1- Miss Plant’s class – 10th October 9:00am-9:20am

Year 3- Miss Higgins class – 9th October 9:00-9:20am

Year 6-Mrs Sangah’s class – 4th October 9:00-9:20am

Year 5-Mr Henthorn’s class – 11th October 9:00-9:20am

Year 5-Miss Ashton’s class – 10th October 9:00-9:20am

Year 4-Mrs Wilding Young’s class – Wednesday 11th October 9:00-9:20pm

Year 4-Mrs Lees and Miss Neil’s class – Thursday 12th October 9:00-9:20am

Year 1-Miss Burke’s class – 10th October 9:00am -9:20am

Year 2- Miss Kingsley’s class – 27th September 9:00am – 9:20am

Year 2- Miss Hallam’s class – 27th September 9:00am -9:20am

Year 3- Miss Watkin’s class – 11th October 9:00-9:20am

Year 6-Miss Cotton’s class – 3rd October 9:00-9:20am

Friday 22nd September – Jeans for Genes Day

Wear JEANS on Friday 22nd September to support Genetic Disorders UK. Our school donation will help to change the world for children with genetic disorders£1 donation.



Well done to these Year 6 pupils who have been chosen as the first group of school PREFECTS!

Super Learners

Well done to our first Key Stage 2 ‘Super Learners’ of the new school year! These pupils have been risk-takers and have pushed themselves with their learning.

Mums and Tots

Our popular Mums and Tots group will now be running every Wednesday afternoon from 1:30pm. It is a great opportunity for your child to make new friends in a safe, fun environment. The first session will be on Wednesday 12th September. Open to everyone!

Mums and Tots Group poster

The Showcase is Live

All the videos played at Achievements Evening 2017 and every year since 2002 are available to watch at the Russell Scott Showcase. Hours of entertainment – enjoy!

Golden Owl Success

Well done to Holly and Maisy who received their Golden Owl Awards on Friday. This really is a tremendous achievement, especially as they are only in Year 4! Fantastic!


Summer Reading Challenge

Today we were visited by Vicky from Tameside Libraries. She told us all about the Summer Reading Challenge. We hope that lots of children will join in! Please visit the Reading Blog to find out more.

Health and Sport Week

Next week we will be having a whole school Health and Sport Week. All children will be focusing on the importance of having a healthy mind and body. Please take a few minutes to read the letters below- a copy will come home with your child too.

Overview of the week including information about the Healthy Breakfast

Health Week

Parent Workshop – Mindfulness for You and Your Child -Tuesday 11th July

Parent Workshop

Sports Day – Thursday 13th July

Sports Day


Year Six Golden Owls

Fifteen of our year 6 pupils received their Golden Owl Awards in today’s assembly. Their very proud teachers praised their never ending enthusiasm, daily dedication and amazing attitudes. Well done to Izzy, Callum, Nathan, Connor, Dieter, Janae, Jessica, Jodie, Emily, Lola, Nicole, Jade, Kadie, Sophie and Lewis.

Golden Owlet Extravaganza!

Year 2 were celebrating today: 11 hard working children were rewarded with their Golden Owlet Awards. Well done to Robyn, Brodie, Jenson, Scarlet, Eva, Grace, Isabelle, Jasmin, Layla, Summer and Brook.


Russell Scott’s Summer Fair  will be on Friday July 7th. In order to make this once again a great success, we need as many volunteers as possible. If you can spare any time either before the fair, or on the day, this would be very much appreciated.

Please join us on Wednesday 14th June at 3:15-4:15pm.  Coffee, tea, biscuits and childcare provided! Please let the school office know if you require a place at the special ‘one night only’ after school sports club run by Mr Gorman.