Mr Blue Sky

Yesterday people welcomed the summer solstice, also known as midsummer, when the sun brightens our skies longer than any other day in the year. It brings our longest day and shortest night. Looking at the weather for this weekend, it would seem that the sun wants to hang around with...

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Year 5 Hindleap Warren Blog 2

All children safe and settled into their dormitories. Beds made. The first activities loved by all and the food is better than Pip’s apparently (sorry Pip). Out on a night hike this evening with stories about the ‘Witches Tree’ in the middle of Ashdown Forest. They are having a great...

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Enterprise Fair

On Friday afternoon, OVPA held its first ever Enterprise Fair and what a HUGE SUCCESS it was. It all began when two groups from each class visited our Dragons Den. They met our ‘Dragons’ (Mr Vallier and Mrs Maclaine) and pitched for £10.00 for the things they would need to...

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Vallier, Maclaine and Tippett Are Dragons

How rude to call us dragons……..but that’s exactly what we were yesterday as groups of children entered our Dragons’ Den to pitch their idea for Enterprise Day. The ideas were fantastic and each chosen group will receive £10 for their class to make the products before selling them to parents...

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Jobs for the Future

When Sophie Perry was 11 years old she knew that she wanted to be a professional footballer. By the age of 13 Sophie was running rings around any players she came up against (male or female) and scoring over 50 goals a season. She lived with her mum in Whitehawk...

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