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Head of School Update – Friday 16th November 2018

Welcome to this week’s Head of School Update… The school was awash with ‘blue’ today, for a special Mufti day to raise awareness for the ‘Connor Saunders Foundation’, as part of ‘Anti-Bullying Week’.  Connor tragically lost his life, at the age of 19, when a single punch to the head, after an altercation with some […]


Head of School Update – Friday 2nd November 2018

                            Welcome back to Term 2! I hope you all had an enjoyable half term. This term is an extremely busy one in the school calendar, particularly with the run-in to a busy festive period in December. There will be lots going […]


Head of School Update – Friday 19th October 2018

This week has been a great way to round off a busy and successful first term! Thank you to all of you who have joined us for our Paragon events this week. We started on Monday with a workshop in Year 6, on the civilisation of the Ancient Egyptians. In Reception, friends and family joined […]


Head of School Update – Friday 12th October 2018

This week, pupils in Year 2 enjoyed a fabulous school visit to Paradise Park in Newhaven. The pupils studied the fabulous museum, learning about the creatures and animals who once lived on Earth, centuries ago. The woolly mammoth was a favourite for many! Thank you to all of the staff and our helpers. Well done […]


Head of School Update – Friday 5th October 2018

This week, I have had the pleasure of reading some outstanding writing, throughout classes across the school. Pupils in Year 1 have been practising writing their numbers, with some able to write every number from 1 through to 50, perfectly! What a super achievement! Pupils in Year 2 have been helping ‘The Lonely Beast’ and […]


Head of School Update – Friday 28th September 2018

Today we welcomed a VIP to King Offa! Maria Dawes, the Regional Schools Commissioner for the South, came to visit, as part of a tour to the Bexhill schools within the Aurora Academies Trust. Joined by our CEO, Tim McCarthy, Maria toured the classrooms and spoke to pupils about their learning and their favourite Paragon units. […]


Head of School Update – Friday 21st September 2018

The end of another week is finally upon us – this school year is already 13 days old! Well done to all of our Kings and Queens who collected certificates for their fantastic effort this week! Nominated by their teachers, there were great reasons for the awards including ‘excellent learning in Maths’ and ‘a great […]


Head of School Update – Friday 14th September 2018

This week we have welcomed our new Reception pupils to King Offa Primary Academy, with today being their first full day and the first opportunity that all 60 children will spend together. We have been incredibly impressed with the level of independence and enthusiasm shown by the children, and they seem to have enjoyed their […]


Head of School Update – Friday 7th September 2018

Welcome back to a brand new academic year! Quite unbelievably, our first week of the new term and new school year is nearly over! I hope you all had a fantastic Summer break and are feeling refreshed and ready for the school year ahead! It has been an amazing first three days. I am always […]


Weekly Update – 13th July 2018

I hope we are all just about over the disappointment of England’s semi-final defeat against Croatia this week. I know many of the children have shared the journey of the national team through this World Cup in Russia, and will have learned some great lessons, including managing emotions, dealing with disappointment, the highs and the […]