The children at OVS support a number of different charities each year, locally, nationally and internationally. They have a continuing charitable link with their twin school, St Augustine’s in Sakina, Arusha, Tanzania through the Derby based, Project Arusha charity. The OVS School Council supports Foundation Derbyshire and make an annual grant to local groups. This fund has been established so that the School Council at OVS are now secure to do this in perpetuity. The school also supports other national charities such as Debra, Comic Relief, Children in Need, NSPCC as well as others.