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Pupils at OSPA get active!

Throughout Summer term 1 we have a number of P.E. activities happening at Ormiston South Parade Academy (OSPA). On a Tuesday and Thursday we have external coaches in to run both lunchtime and after school clubs. In addition to this they are working with pupils and staff in Year 4 and Year 5. Year 4 […]

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Local Principal Shortlisted For Prestigious ‘Headteacher Of The Year’ Award

Jane Nolan, Primaries Development Coordinator at Ormiston Academies Trust (OAT) and Executive Principal of Ormiston South Parade Academy (OSPA), has today been shortlisted for a prestigious national award. Jane, who has been Principal of OSPA since 2014, has been shortlisted for the ‘Headteacher of the Year’ award by the Times Educational Supplement (TES). The shortlisting […]

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Electric car

A group of year 5 and 6 pupils have been working extremely hard building an electric car from scratch during an after school club. The car is coming together with only the electric and wiring remaining to be done. In the next few weeks the pupils will be testing and racing the electric car on the playground and […]

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Summer concert

We will be hosting an interactive performance from a small orchestra made up of local music teachers.  The theme is space, and children will have the opportunity to see and experience all instrumental sections of an orchestra.  This will be delivered and adapted to both KS1 and KS2.

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Mini Beast hunt

This week Year 2 went on a mini beast hunt to launch our new topic Marvellous Minibeasts. We donned our wellies and went hunting in the wild area of our field. We found woodlice, slugs, worms, snails and even a baby frog. We feel very well prepared for our visit from the mini beast road […]

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Bikeability

Bikeability has continued this week for our year 5 pupils. They have learnt the importance of checking their bike thoroughly using the ‘M’ check as well as how to signal safely using one hand! Everyone has shown great resilience during the sessions.

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KS1 Singing Festival

After weeks of practising, some of our Year 2’s participated  in the KS1 singing festival at Grimsby Auditorium. The festival was a rendition of local songwriter and author Pat McCarthy and Josie Moon’s  ‘A Woodland Story’.  OSPA joined local schools to unite and celebrate their efforts.  The day culminated in a truly ‘note hitting’ performance […]

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OAT Sporting Champion!

The OAT Annual Awards recognise and celebrate the achievements of exceptional pupils and teachers from across OAT’s network of academies. We are thrilled to announce that Year 5 pupil Corey Foster was awarded the prize for Sports Champion of the Year. Corey and his Mum travelled to London to receive his award at a special […]

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‘Safer Schools’ app

We are pleased to announce the new “Safer Schools” App that you are invited to download to your phone. The App is designed to help support and protect children by educating and empowering parents with ICT information. Parents will receive content tailored to specific needs on topics such as bullying, gaming, inappropriate images, social media […]

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‘Dough Disco’ time

Reception had a fantastic treat on Wednesday 21st February. Shonette Bason, the creator of ‘dough disco’, came to our school to do a dough disco with the children. It was very exciting. The children all had a wonderful time as they laughed, sung and took their fingers to the dough disco. We were very lucky […]

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