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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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Queen for the day

At the start of the Autumn term KS1 have been having lots of fun launching our new topic ‘Tower, Tunnels and Turrets.’ We launched our new topic by crowning a king, queen, prince and princess and by making crowns, flags and decorating biscuits. We had lots of fun!  

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OSPA’s new improved look!

Next time you come in to the academy you may notice a few exciting changes to our building! Over the summer break (and a couple of weeks after) the academy went through an extensive building project to help make our academy even better! We now have a larger, brighter, vibrant dining hall improving the lunch […]

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Ormiston South Parade Academy Celebrates Outstanding SATS Results

Pupils and staff at Ormiston South Parade Academy (OSPA) in Grimsby are celebrating today after achieving fantastic provisional results in national reading, writing and maths tests for 11-year olds.   Overall 84% of pupils at the high-performing academy achieved at least the expected standard in all three subjects. That result is 20 percentage points higher […]

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Miss Nolan wins Headteacher of the year at the prestigious 2018 TES School Awards

A Grimsby headteacher has been crowned the best in the country. The executive principal of Ormiston South Parade Academy (OSPA), has been announced as the winner of the Headteacher of the Year at the 2018 Tes Schools Awards. Jane Nolan, who has been principal of OSPA in Grimsby since 2014, won the prestigious award at […]

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Mental Health awareness week

The Health and Wellbeing of the children and staff at our school is of paramount importance. Happy and healthy children do better in school and they need happy and healthy staff to help them thrive. Last week the children and staff took part in a range of activities that helped them to think and learn about […]

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An OSPA Production—E Safety

This term a selection of 8 year 5 students have been working on an ‘Animation Movie’.  This has been done over the last 5 weeks after school.  Although they have been advised and supervised, the movie has been all their own work, including Scratch animations and performances by the pupils of their own written raps. The content […]

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Archery and dodgeball for OSPA pupils

In May OSPA had an Intra-school tournament for Years 1-6. The sporting focus was archery and dodge ball. The classes were split into teams and all pupils took part in each sport. This is to ensure that a good sense of sportsmanship is adopted as well as helping to spark that competitive edge within our pupils.

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Miss Nolan and Miss Robinson’s special visits to London

The Executive Principal and Head of School at Ormiston South Parade Academy (OSPA) in Grimsby have been recognised for their outstanding contributions to teaching this week, meeting the Prime Minister and visiting Buckingham Palace.   Kate Robinson, Head of School, attended a special reception in Downing Street on Monday, hosted by Prime Minister Theresa May, […]

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Visit from our PCSOs

We have recently had Kay and Kai our PCSOs visit us. They discussed staying safe when playing out with the pupils. They shared information about keeping safe when near strangers and when near the road. The children really enjoyed the visit and were reminded of all the important things to remember when playing out in the […]

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