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Performing for the Darley Abbey community

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Today our Junior and Senior choir performed to our local Sight Loss Group, at St Matthew’s Church. In addition to sung pieces, soloists performed on the flute, clarinet, piano and trumpet. The children showed great character and kindness to all...

Winning ISA Midlands Athletics Team

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We are so proud of the OVS athletes who competed at the ISA Midland Athletics meet this week. Everyone performed exceptionally well, showcasing not only their talent but also incredible sportmanship and teamwork. They supported each other throughout the day...

Mission to Mars

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The theme for STEM Day this year was ‘Mission to Mars’. The Pre Prep children worked in collaborative groups to complete a range of Space based activities; flying off on a space adventure, investigating different planet and even exploring what...

Prehistoric playtime!

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Nursery have been finding out about dinosaur fossils this week. Our budding palaentologists made fossils with playdough and connected moving paper dinosaur skeletons! It was a roaring success!

Excitement as OVS Orchestra grows

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Mrs Hunt has created great excitement with this term’s OVS orchestra. We are very grateful to the parents who have joined the children and played along with them. Playing a musical instrument offers many benefits to children of all ages...

Titanic Adventure

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  Year 1 and 2 were transported back in time this week as they recreated a trip on the Titanic. Each child was given a ticket, as well as an identity for the day, both based on the real passenger...

Top of their class! 100%

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A huge well done to our incredible kitchen team who achieved an amazing 100% in their annual Navitas Kitchen Audit. The inspector issued an award of excellence and stated that 100% is a rare accolade. The children love their home...