10th July 2020

Year 11 Pupils Prepare To ‘Spread Their Wings’!

Year 11 pupils and staff from Oversands School recently visited Lake Windermere to unwind and enjoy a spot of fishing.  As they settled, they tucked into their snacks and enjoyed the scenery and serenity of the environment. They watched the local wildlife, and it was when they saw swans and signets pass by they were…

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23rd June 2020

Oversands School Invests in Innovative Technology

As part of our continuous efforts to ensure the safety and wellbeing of children, young people and staff, thermal imaging cameras have now been installed across our schools. The thermal imaging camera is a unique, unobtrusive and safe way to protect pupils and staff from the coronavirus. The camera can be monitored from an iPad…

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12th June 2020

Oversands Pupils Get Creative

Pupils from Oversands School have been getting creative using their artistic talents to create pieces of work.  Maxwell and Jacob rolled up their sleeves to see who could blow the biggest bubble, and later mixed various colours to create their impressive bubble painting.   Elsewhere at the school, pupil, Toby used his creative flair to…

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5th June 2020

Proud Pupil Makes Strides In Progress

The staff team at Oversands School were delighted to receive photos of a very proud pupil with certificates acknowledging his great work. Pupil, Thomas has been making  excellent progress whilst working from home, and in acknowledgment of his efforts, he was recently awarded certificates.  Thomas’s mum Emma contacted Head Teacher, Sarah Roscoe to share why she was beaming…

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29th May 2020

Kian Reveals His Woodwork Skills

Pupil, Kian from Oversands School has been embracing the changes to his weekly routine by getting creative using his woodwork skills. After completing his school work, Kian has been getting stuck in to a project to make a handmade cabinet for his wrestling belt that was carefully measured and made for his most prized possession….

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14th May 2020

VE Day Tea Party Celebrations

Pupils and staff from Foxes and Caterpillars Class at Oversands School recently came together to celebrate VE Day with a traditional tea party in the cobbled courtyard of the school. To commemorate the end of World War II, pupils enjoyed an afternoon devouring delicious treats and learnt how people celebrated the occasion 75 years ago….

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7th May 2020

Pupils Share Their Art With Local Community

Pupils and staff from Oversands School recently worked together to create a wonderful rainbow display in recognition of the phenomenal work of the NHS and key workers. The sign is proudly displayed at the entrance of the village of Witherslack and aims to cheer up passers-by and to convey a message of solidarity and hope…

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24th April 2020

Oversands School Deliver A Parcel Of Kindness

Staff from Oversands School recently prepared and delivered care packages for pupils and their families who are self isolating in rural areas of Cumbria. The carefully curated boxes  were full to the brim with fresh fruit, vegetables, tins of food, as well as the elusive pasta, and treats including biscuits, tea, coffee and sugar. Essential items were also added including milk, bread, eggs and cereal….

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6th April 2020

Life Skills Learning at Oversands

Pupils in the Forest School Club at Oversands School have been learning and developing life skills in their new classroom, the great outdoors. From cooking bread over a fire, to building hammocks and log splitting, they’ve done a wonderful job of working together while adhering to social distancing rules. Instructor, Adrian Hefferman logged a diary…

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28th February 2020

Foxes Class Explore Cathedral

Pupils from Foxes Class at Oversands School recently visited Carlisle Cathedral as part of their learning about Christianity in RE. Teaching Assistant, Gavin Clayton took the time out to share with us the highlights of the trip. The Diocese of Carlisle covers a huge area including Witherslack where we congregate at school ready for our…

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