Move Over Joe Wicks….

Hello everyone, A happy Monday to you and I hope you have had a good start to the week. If I had taken our normal Monday whole school assembly after a normal weekend, at this time in March, I would have been telling the children about running Hastings Half Marathon...

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Happy Friday Everybody!

It has been a very strange week as we adapt to our new way of living and everyone has been in our thoughts at this unusual time. We have really enjoyed talking to parents, carers and pupils in our weekly ‘catch-up’ telephone calls and we have loved hearing and seeing...

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School Closure Update

Dear Parents and carers, As I am sure you have been made aware the Government has taken the decision to close schools as from Monday 23rd March to all pupils except the children of “key workers” and vulnerable pupils.  We need to get an early indication of the number of pupils for...

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Collection of Learning Packs

Morning all Learning packs are available for collection from school at the following times: Today (Thursday) and tomorrow (Friday) 11:00 – 12:00 and 14:30 – 15:30. For children in school, they will be sent home with them today. We hope they help!

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Keep Active!

Now that Brighton marathon has been cancelled, I will definitely be looking to keep active. Here are a list of websites to keep the children moving – you can even join in yourselves! Lots of children at OVPA love Cosmic Yoga for when you want to calm things down! Send...

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Useful Learning Websites

Khan Academyhttps://www.khanacademy.orgEspecially good for maths and computing for all ages but other subjects at Secondary level. Note this uses the U.S. grade system but it’s mostly common material. BBC Learninghttp://www.bbc.co.uk/learning/coursesearch/This site is old and no longer updated and yet there’s so much still available, from language learning to BBC Bitesize...

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Learning Packs

Dear Parents & Carers To support pupils that are currently not in school, we have prepared some home learning activities for the children. They are a mixture of learning opportunities that can be completed online and without electronic devices. If you would like help with a proposed structure for the...

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Stay Safe!

Dear Parents and Carers Thank you for your continued support with the ongoing Coronavirus concerns. I understand how confusing it is to hear Government advice whilst schools are instructed to remain open. As we currently have no confirmed cases, we continue to keep OVPA open. We are, however, ensuring everyone...

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COVID-19: When to stay at home.

COVID-19 is a new illness that can affect your lungs and airways. It’s caused by a virus called coronavirus. Stay at home if you have coronavirus symptoms Stay at home if you have either: a high temperature – you feel hot to touch on your chest or back a new,...

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