OVPA receives a History award……….

“We are not makers of History. We are made by History.” – Martin Luther King Isn’t History an exciting thing?! Using a range of resources and information to find out about the past. It’s even more exciting when it’s linked to the local community and place where you live. A...

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Fireflies update with a strawberry twist

It’s been such a busy week in Fireflies. On Wednesday’s cooking session we made strawberry twists and next week we will be making banana choc pops! The children enjoyed it when Keith came to visit Fireflies this week. They even taught him some table manners at snack time! (That’s Keith...

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Worm Charming and a U2 moment

It was the perfect week for worm charming and our Reception and Nursery children certainly enjoyed doing a dance in their wellies in the hope of bringing worms to the surface. Great fun was had by all.    We also had a U2 moment in Funky Friday when the band...

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Jaws n Claws

The children had a fantastic time this week meeting a range of animals from Pythons and Bearded Dragons to Tree Frogs and a Tenrec. A massive thank you to Phil from ‘Jaws n Claws’ for bringing in such wonderful animals and telling some great stories about them.        Thank you...

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An Egg-citing week in Year 1

We have had a very exciting week in Year 1! A creature laid a huge egg in the classrooms while we were at lunch on Monday. We wrote to the Natural History Museum and described the egg to see if they thought it might have been laid by a Dinosaur....

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A new year brings new opportunities

Happy New Year to you all. We hope you had a good Christmas and are ready to send your children back to us. A new year brings new opportunities and the week ahead already looks very exciting. New learning journeys are being started, new staff are joining us, Years 5...

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Advent Gift – 24th December

It’s Christmas Eve and time for the final Advent gift. We’d like to take this opportunity to wish you a Merry Christmas and we hope that the midwinter and Christmas magic will reach you all. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DrQRS40OKNE You might also like to check out the NORAD Santa Tracker later today where...

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