Teach. Love. Inspire.

It is World Teachers’ Day this Saturday – an annual, worldwide event set up in 1994 to acknowledge and thank educators all over the world. Just as Matilda had Ms. Honey, Harry had Dumbledore, and The Karate Kid had Mr. Miyagi, chances are that you, too, had a favourite teacher...

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When the going gets tough……

It is hard to believe that we are just about to enter in to the fifth week of term. Time flies when you’re having fun! Our start to the new academic year has focused on aiming high, persevering and not giving up when it gets tough. I have enjoyed sharing...

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Hello from Jo Campbell

Friday 13 September 2019 Dear Parents & Carers It has been great to meet so many of you already and I would like to take this opportunity to introduce myself properly to everyone at the school. I’m Jo Campbell and since last Monday, 2nd September, I have been the Headteacher...

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Thank you

It’s been proper scorchio over the final two days of this academic year and what a year it has been. In fact what an amazing two years………… New carpet throughout the school, a new library, an art area, a music area, an increase in the number on roll, Funky Friday...

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Art Awards

This year the year 6 children were given the opportunity to take part in an after school club project with the Jerwood Gallery (now Hastings Contemporary) to achieve a Bronze Arts Award. They are the youngest they can be to be entered for the award and the moderation is extremely...

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Sport For All

Tennis, Cricket, Motor Racing and Football. Plenty of sport lined up for this weekend. However during the week a child was trying to convince us that chess is a sport because it is an activity that is competitive, requires skill and is physically demanding as some games can last for...

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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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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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