Archive for March, 2015

  • 22
    Mar
    2015

    Nursery’s Easter Egg Hunt

    Nursery children took part in an Easter egg hunt in our Forest School on Thursday 19th March. The children used their noticing torches to help them to find the Easter…

  • 22
    Mar
    2015

    Year 1’s Trip to ASDA

    On Monday 16th March, 1H children arrived at school extremely excited as they eagerly awaited their walk to ASDA, Cape Hill. You may ask yourself why the youngsters were making…

  • 20
    Mar
    2015

    Promoting The Government’s ‘British Values’

    The DfE have recently reinforced the need “to create and enforce a clear and rigorous expectation on all schools to promote the fundamental British values of democracy, the rule of law,…

  • 15
    Mar
    2015

    VPA’s School Council Visit The Houses of Parliament

    Mrs Mahal, VPA’s Learning Mentor, recently took 7 members of our School Council along with members of Devonshire Academy in Smethwick, to visit the Houses of Parliament.The children and staff were…

  • 15
    Mar
    2015

    School Council Micro-Tyco School Challenge

    Micro-Tyco enables young people to learn and practice fundamental business concepts in a micro-environment.  So far over 22,000 participants from Schools to Corporates have been inspired to learn the latest…

  • 15
    Mar
    2015

    Year 2 Visit Birmingham Airport

    Over the past week Year 2 have embarked on another spectacular trip! This time they were jet setting off to Birmingham airport as part of their NICER topic ‘UP, Up…

  • 05
    Mar
    2015

    Year 5 Visit Ludlow Castle

    Year 5 recently travelled to Ludlow Castle in the depths of the Shropshire countryside as a hook for their NICER ‘Castle Attack’ topic. Children and staff took their time to…

  • 05
    Mar
    2015

    Reception Class Visit Smethwick Library

    Based on Reception’s NICER topic ‘ A Real World’ and their challenge ‘How can we tell a story’; Reception children and staff visited Smethwick Library on 26th and 27th February….

  • 01
    Mar
    2015

    Yr 4 Art Day in Conjunction with Shireland Collegiate Academy

    On Friday 12th February Year 4 had an exciting opportunity to visit Shireland Collegiate Academy to take part in an ‘Arts day’. The day consisted of: aspects of art, dance,…

  • 01
    Mar
    2015

    Forest School Update

    A New Year and a time for new groups. It is now the turn of Years 3 and 4 – VPA’s newest ‘Foresters’ and nursery have been joined by their…