16th August 2019

Oversands School Residential Trip: Day 4

Recently young people from Oversands School set off on a pre-summer get-away to Skegness. Damien Maher, Deputy Team Leader has kept us in the loop with daily diary updates and this week is the last instalment. After breakfast I find myself playing catch with Rhys, Lisle and Dylan and shortly after we head off for…

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8th August 2019

Oversands School Residential Trip: Day 3

In their pre-summer getaway, pupils from Oversands School went to a theme park on day 3 of their Skegness residential trip. Damien Maher, Deputy Team Leader has given us a daily diary update to let us in on what they got up to. As we sit down for breakfast on our third day the main topic…

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2nd August 2019

Oversands School Residential Trip: Day 2

In their pre-summer getaway, pupils from Oversands School took to the coast on day two of their Skegness residential trip. Damien Maher, Deputy Team Leader has given us a daily diary update to let us in on the fun they had: After getting some shut-eye, the pupils experienced a sense of independence where they were given…

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26th July 2019

Oversands School Residential Trip: Day 1

Before the summer break, pupils and staff from Oversands School set off on a residential trip to Skegness. Damien Maher, Deputy Team Leader, has recorded each day of the trip, so here we go with the first entry. After weeks of planning the day has finally arrived for our much-anticipated adventure to Skegness. The boys are excited…

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4th July 2019

Work experience inspires future careers

Year 10 pupils from Oversands School recently visited Appleby Training & Heritage Centre. The pupils took part in a range of activities to develop their skills in the joinery department where they handcrafted intricate bird boxes and made dog tags which they then engraved with their names. The experience inspired the future careers of the aspiring craftsmen…

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1st July 2019

Oversands Awarded Autism Accreditation

  Staff, pupils and parents at Oversands School are celebrating after they recently received Autism Accreditation from the National Autistic Society, the UK’s leading charity for people on the autism spectrum and their families. Autism Accreditation is an autism-specific quality assurance programme. It was set up in 1992 to improve the support available to autistic people in…

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26th April 2019

Budding chefs turn to entrepreneurship

After a brief hiatus, the Enterprise Team at Oversands School have reformed and are now working together to supply their local shop village shop. The budding chefs turned entrepreneurs will supply  a variety of cakes and tray bakes each week. The team will be taking part in all aspects of baking, packaging, costing and even delivering…

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26th April 2019

Easter crafts at Oversands

Pupils from Oversands School’s Lower School immersed themselves into crafts ahead of Easter. The budding artists got creative making rabbits using socks, rice and string.   The pupils also visited a local farm to see for themselves some new arrivals, including lambs and calves.  The animal enthusiasts enjoyed learning about life on a working farm and…

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5th April 2019

Pupils gallop to success

Pupils from Oversands School have been making some great strides in progress during their horse riding lessons. The budding jockeys enjoy sessions every Wednesday afternoon at nearby Witherslack Hall Equestrian centre. The pupils have been learning to clean and maintain horse stables, whilst also feeding, grooming and tacking before riding their horses. The activities have…

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29th March 2019

Pupils explore Roman empire

This term pupils from Oversands School’s Primary Provision have been learning about the Romans. The budding historians linked their learning in History to their Art lessons, as they made their own shields and armoury from cardboard. As you can see from the photos they have done a fantastic job with their creations – well done…

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