Blacklands Blog – Day 1

Great first day at Blacklands. Zip wire, problem solving and high wires. Some really brave children demonstrated their climbing skills on the high wires. Just waiting for dinner then a night hike before bedtime. Another busy day is planned for tomorrow. Sleep well everyone.   

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Breakout

It’s always healthy to ‘breakout’ and get away from the norm and try something different. Some of you may remember when Swing Out Sister sang the song ‘Breakout’ and this week that is exactly what Ore Village Primary Academy have done. From Monday to Thursday our Year 6 pupils broke...

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Forest School Blog – Term 5 Week 4

This week Visionary, Motivation, and Progress class made dampers (or camp bread). Mixing together flour, water and baking powder to a dough and wrapping around a stick to cook on the fire can be tricky, especially as some children still don’t like getting their hands dirty! Before making the camp...

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Achieving Great Things

Achievement is something that is accomplished through ability, effort and great courage. Achievements can include learning to walk, learning to ride a bike, playing an instrument, representing a football team or finishing Parkrun without stopping. One of the reasons we have a Funky Friday assembly is to celebrate the achievements...

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Forest School –Term 5 Week 3

A full range of seasonal weather was thrown at us this week. With Monday being extremely windy and wet, we were unable to use Mallydam Woods so stayed in The Cabin. Using the time constructively to plant some seeds and made paracord bracelets; a tricky task involving lots of knots...

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We speak football……..

Hunter S Thompson said that football fans speak a universal language that cuts across many cultures and many personality types. You are never alone if you can speak football. At Ore Village Primary Academy we think everyone is able to speak football. It was lovely seeing so many children wearing...

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Forest School –Term 5 Week 2

The trees are now a lot greener and this week at Forest School I was joined by some hideous beings – oh and we met some trolls as well! The trolls at the country park are not very good at seeing but they have excellent listening skills so we played...

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A Sense Of Pride

When U2 sang about ‘Pride’ in 1984 they spoke about a sense of self respect, belonging and something that was worth fighting for. This week three people have spoken about a sense of pride whilst referring to Ore Village Primary School. The first was Mr Sayers who said how proud...

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