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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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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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