Exceptional Education at the Heart of the Community

Exceptional Education at the Heart of the Community

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Generous Donation

Back in October, Amina Hasan in Year 8 had pledged to cut her hair for renowned charity, the Little Princess Trust.

Hair Today, Gone Tomorrow

One of our Year 8 students, Amina Hasan is doing something incredible this weekend.  After careful deliberation, Amina has made the charitable decision to cut her long hair and donate it to the Little Princess Trust.  


Deutscher Morgen

Since September, students at OADV have been learning German and on Wednesday 2nd October we hosted a German Breakfast event to celebrate European Languages Day. 

Year 3's Big Top Circus

Year 3 enjoyed a circus day with Circus Sensible where they learnt how to spin plates on sticks, juggle, hula hoop and do many more amazing circus tricks.

Bright Smiles

Class Ahlberg were visited by a student who wanted to teach them about looking after our teeth. 

Living Things

As part of Year 5's science topic of Living Things, they visited Manchester Museum.

Be Nice Bus

Be Nice Bus

On Thursday 19th September the Academy welcomed The Diana Award’s #BENICEBUS.  As part of The Diana Awards Anti-bullying campaign the bus tours schools throughout the UK promoting anti-bullying.  

Year 7 Open Evening for September 2020 entry

We would like to warmly welcome you to join us for our secondary open evening.

Come and find out what we can offer your child and family.

 Join us on one of our Academy Tours

· 9:00-10:30am, 25 September

· 11:00-1:00pm, 1 October

· 2:00-300pm, 14 October

Please contact  the Academy  on 0114 2200400 if you would like to make an appointment for a different date.

World Book Day 2019

To celebrate World Book Day, the Academy will be reading the book ‘The Lost Words’. 

It s-now joke

The reception children were very excited when it started to snow on Friday. They went outside to explore the snow and found that their water tray had frozen. They made snow balls and tried to catch snow on their hands. They also found some icicles.

Welcome back!

The Academy is open to all our children on Tuesday 8th January 2019 at normal time. 

Christmas Jumper!

On Friday 21st December (last day of term). children are invited to wear their silliest, most sparkling or cosiest Christmas jumpers and asked to make a donation of £1 to help support the Save the Children charity.