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 BBC Learninghttp://www.bbc.co.uk/learning/coursesearch/This site is old and no longer updated and yet there’s so much still available, from language learning to BBC Bitesize...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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COVID-19 Letter from Mrs Campbell

13 March 2020 Dear Parents / Carers As you are probably aware, the current Government advice is for schools to remain open.  Professor Chris Whitty, the Chief Medical Officer has stated has said that “there is no scientific evidence yet for closing schools”.  He went on to reassure parents saying, although young...

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Coronavirus Update

OVPA are following guidance, from both the Government and TKAT, about how to tackle Coronavirus. We have been supporting the pupils in correct and frequent hand washing. Hand sanitiser dispensers are available in classrooms and the school hall. Cleaning has been focused on ensuring hard surfaces are addressed daily, particularly...

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Sport Relief Day tomorrow!

A reminder that children are invited to dress in their sports clothes tomorrow for a £1 donation. The Wonderful Wayne, our Sports Coach, has his inflatable assault course ready for everyone to use! We can’t wait. WHAT IS SPORT RELIEF? Sport is powerful.  It can bring us together, get us...

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I’ve Got a Golden Ticket!

Well done to all our Golden Ticket pupils, selected because they have impressed an adult in school! It was great to hear their special reasons in our Golden Assembly where they were awarded our new golden ties to wear all week. What fantastic examples to others! This week, our oscars...

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THE WORLD BOOK DAY FUN DOESN’T END HERE!

Dear Parents/Carers, THE WORLD BOOK DAY FUN DOESN’T END HERE! Now that it’s time to put your costumes away for another year, the reading doesn’t stop! Tonight at 7pm, Stanley Tucci will be reading this year’s Official World Book Day Bedtime Story. Listen along by tuning in on the World Book Day...

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Safer Internet Day 2020

Safer Internet Day 2020 is being celebrated around the world tomorrow, Tuesday 11th February 2020. The global theme is ‘together for a better internet’ and this year in the UK we are putting the focus on how young people explore and express their identity online. Everyone has their part to play in making...

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