What a Week! 💙

There was bound to be some nervousness about the phased return to school this week for children, parents and staff. As we prepared for an unprecedented phase in our school journey, a huge amount of thought, time and preparation went in to ensuring everything was ready. Our robust risk assessment...

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Happy Half Term

We have now finished the whole of term 5- remotely for the majority of people. Despite not being in school, so many people are doing their best to keep things going. A huge well done to our families and children for showing some great resilience and very creative ideas. To...

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National ‘Thank a Teacher’ Day

I don’t need a designated day to thank the teachers at OVPA, but I’ll use it as an excuse to say it out loud, to everyone, from the rooftops! I cannot thank our amazing staff enough for all their support, loyalty and care for the school community. They go above...

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To our Year 6 Pupils

To all of our Year 6 pupils Today would have been the start of SATs week. Although it wasn’t something I expect you were looking forward to, I know that it was something you have worked so hard for. Since Christmas, I have watched you prepare for this time –...

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Bank Holiday

Tomorrow, Friday 8 May 2020, is May Day and our school will be closed. Traditionally, this is held on a Monday, but it has been moved for the whole of the UK to coincide with the 75th anniversary of  VE Day. The day has been planned so as many people as...

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Lean on Me….

Hello everyone We hope you are well and safe. Thank you for contacting us when you’ve needed support or advice, so that we can help in any way we can. The Government voucher scheme has been very tricky to get going, with the system being overloaded with so many trying...

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We Are All In This Together.

Well, that first week of the new term, seemed to finish as quickly as it started. What was it like for you? For some, people will be settling to the new routine, whilst others will find the change a constant challenge. Some days will be easier than others, with changing...

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Proud! 🌟

What have you done today to make you feel proud? Take a look at the ‘Show & Tell’ part of our school website to see our fantastic children learning at home! Thank you Mrs Higginson for collating all these special moments. We would love to keep adding to this montage....

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Let’s pull up those Positive Pants!

Good morning everyone. It’s the start of Term 5- not as we usually know it, but let’s pull up those ‘positive pants‘ and face a new challenge! To support the children with their learning this term, we have uploaded this week’s tasks on to the school website. Each week’s learning...

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Happy Easter!

Wishing all our OVPA families a very happy Easter. 🐣 We continue to think of you all and hope you are well and safe. This week, we walked around our local school community and were so impressed to see everyone following the Government guidelines. Brilliant work – keep it up!...

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