Pumpkin Art

What a lovely surprise! Rupert presented us with a super pumpkin picture that he painted on canvas at home in preparation for Halloween tonight. Apparently Rupert is following in his dad’s footsteps as an artist. The pumpkin painting  now has pride of place in our office. Thanks Rupert. Have a safe Halloween...

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Keeping You Warm……..

It’s a bit fresh outside so make sure you are wrapped up and keeping warm. To help you keep warm we have put two more stories on our website taking the total to fifteen. Go to GALLERY then BEDTIME STORIES. Have a go at guessing which member of staff is...

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Time For Clocks

Telling the time is an important skill in everyday life, but it can be tricky to learn. Before your child will be able to tell the time on a clock they will need to grasp how time relates to their own experiences. Bedtime, dinner time, bathtime, half time in a...

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Silhouettes

What a week! The Key Stage 1 Enterprise Fair raised over £200 towards a mud kitchen, 145 pupils were added to our Attendance Generator for getting 100% attendance over Term 1 and the children who were part of the storytelling festival had a wonderful time with Sarah the artist. One...

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Updates……

More bedtime stories have been added to the website. Thank you to all those who have commented so positively on them. Don’t forget that your child does not need to wear school uniform when it is their birthday. If their birthday falls on a Saturday or Sunday, they can choose...

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Fireflies and more

Fireflies are winged soft-bodied beetles (also known as lightning bugs) that give off a glow at twilight. The light they produce can be yellow, green or soft red. At OVPA as part of our ‘wrap-around care’ provision, we have an after school twilights club called Fireflies and after half term...

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Count On Maths

As you know, we are having a big push on maths this year. Several of you have asked if there are any maths websites that children can access at home. Here is a link full of maths games that you and your children might like: http://www.counton.org/games/

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Making Choices

Sometimes it’s not helpful having too much choice. What food to choose from a menu. Which channel to watch on television. What job to do first around the house. Which secondary school for my child. What minute the first goal will be scored between Liverpool and Manchester City. Even Mrs Maclaine...

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Harvest Celebrations

Thank you to all the parents who sent food items into school with their child today. An amazing amount of food was collected and this will all be donated to the Hastings Food Bank. Thank you to Miss Sheldrake, Mrs Gray and Mrs Bazell for setting up the Harvest Display...

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