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Ormiston South Parade Academy Receives Prestigious Unicef UK Gold Award

Ormiston South Parade Academy (OSPA), in Grimsby, has been awarded a Gold Award by Unicef UK’s Rights Respecting School Programme. Unicef, the world’s leading organisation working for children and their rights, grants the Rights Respecting Schools Award to schools that show commitment to promoting and realising children’s rights and encouraging adults, children and young people […]

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Rights Respecting Schools Award

Our gold Rights Respecting Schools Assessment was on 6th December and although we do not find out for certain if we have been successful until January, it went fantastically! The assessor was overwhelmed by the pupils and the activities we have completed as a school. The pupils who were interviewed and the Steering Group members […]

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Winter Fair

Children enjoyed their Christmas dinner this month and we also had Christmas jumper day.  The money raised from Christmas jumper day was sent to ‘Save the Children’, we managed to raise £184.  Thank you to all of the parents and children for their kind donations.    

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Christmas Dinner day and Christmas jumper day

Children enjoyed their Christmas dinner this month and we also had Christmas jumper day.  The money raised from Christmas jumper day was sent to ‘Save the Children’, we managed to raise £184.  Thank you to all of the parents and children for their kind donations.

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Ormiston South Parade Academy ranked in top 3% of primary academies in the country for progress at Key Stage 2

Ormiston South Parade Academy (OSPA) in Grimsby is celebrating again today, following the release of new primary school league tables, which has once again highlighted the continued success of the academy.   OSPA, which is sponsored by Ormiston Academies Trust (OAT), was placed in the top 3% of primary academies in the country, for the […]

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Art club

Art club have had a very busy half time creating some fantastic works of art. We have used Seurat’s very famous technique of pointillism to create our own paintings. Another project we worked on was creating our very own masks to reflect our values and personality. We’ve been having lots of fun developing our creativity! […]

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Rights conference

OSPA Steering Group recently hosted a rights conference for Ormiston Maritime Academy, Oasis Nunsthorpe Academy and Gipsey Bridge Academy, Boston. The day was huge success and all attendees said they had learnt a lot about the rights and feel more equipped as global citizens. The feedback we had on our Steering Group was fantastic, they […]

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Imagination Library launch

Books from Birth to 5: Youngster’s delight as Dolly Parton Imagination Library Launches in Grimsby   The youngest pupils at Ormiston South Parade Academy (OSPA), in Grimsby, were delighted to take part in an exciting launch event for the academy’s involvement with The Dolly Parton Imagination Library, a free monthly book donation initiative. The international project, […]

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Ofsted Regional Director Celebrates Success at Ormiston South Parade

The Grimsby primary school was ranked in the top one per cent in the country in last year’s key Stage 2 results for the progress its pupils make across reading, writing and maths. A top inspector has visited a Grimsby school to celebrate the success of its staff and pupils. Cathryn Kirby, Ofsted’s regional director […]

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Going for gold…………RRSA

Preparations are underway for our Gold Rights Respecting Schools Award assessment in December. We are confident that we will be joining one of only 379 schools in the UK with the gold award. If you have any questions about this or would like to be involved in any way please speak to Miss Harding.  

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