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Summer 2019 – Dates and events

Summer 2019 (Events) Please click the link to find all of the key dates and events for this term, either as whole-school activities or split by phase. Please contact the school office for further information, or follow the links on Parentmail.      ...

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VPA’s Bake Off – 2018

This year, the annual Bake Off at VPA was linked to our Big Adventure visit to Crich Tramway Museum. The children were given a brief, to design food and drink items which could be purchased on a train from the buffet cart. They were asked to create a futuristic tram...

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Big Adventure – 2018

This year’s Big Adventure took the whole school to the Crich Tramway Museum near Matlock, Derbyshire. On arrival the children, teachers and staff members were all given an old penny, to pay the conductor on the tram - in exchange for a ticket which could be used all...

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SATs Results 2018

SATs Results 2018 Key Stage 2 Percentage of pupils achieving the expected standards in Reading, Writing and Maths School National 75% 64%   Percentage of pupils achieving expected standards Subject School National Reading 88% 75% GPS 85% 78% Writing 86% - Maths...

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Ballot Street Bazaar No 3 – Culturally Creative

This week, Victoria Park Academy hosted the 3rd Ballot Street Bazaar. It was a great success as parents were treated to a practical cookery demonstration and tasting session. Martin Mcnally and Kathy Fryatt, from Brushstrokes Community Project in Watt Street (off...

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Power to Change Event – From Foodbank to Foodaction!

On February 3rd, individuals from the local authority, VSCO, education, private and public sector organisations came together to generate ideas on tackling food poverty across Smethwick. Hosted by Smethwick CAN, Real Ideas Organisation and Victoria Park Primary...

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Diary Dates

Wednesday 12th October            Years 1 and 2 phonics parents' meeting Thursday 13th October                Reception phonics parents' meeting Wednesday 2nd November         Parents' Evening Monday 21st November               Immunisations for Years 3 to 6 Wednesday...

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Welcome Back!

Teachers and staff hope you have had a very happy holiday and would like to welcome children, parents and members of the wider school community back to the start of a new academic year. Teachers have been busy planning in readiness to greet children on Wednesday 7th...

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Happy Holidays!

Staff at Victoria Park Primary Academy would like to wish children, parents and members of the wider school community a very happy and safe summer break. Thank you for your continued support during this academic year and we look forward to welcoming you back in...

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