Strength In Numbers

As you know, we have had a big push on maths this year. Every member of staff has been encouraging the children to enjoy maths – especially when we are surrounded by numbers in our every day lives. Below you will find a little bit of maths fun. Try it...

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It was snow joke!!!

What a week! At the same time as we were saying goodbye to January, we were saying hello to a power cut, snow and freezing temperatures. A big thank you to our site manager Keith for making sure that the school remained open. It was snow joke as he cleared...

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ThinkUKnow – online safety

Keeping children safe online is vital. Please check out the new ThinkUKnow section that we have added to our website under the PARENTS section. Here is the link  https://www.thinkuknow.co.uk ThinkUKnow is aimed at making young people think about who they are talking to online especially when so many children are playing...

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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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