Home Learning

Great Ouse staff and parents or carers must continue to work in partnership as co-educators to ensure your child thrives academically and pastorally. We would like to draw your attention to the importance of  “supporting my child’s learning at home, including overseeing any homework or extension tasks” and “develop effective two-way communication with my child’s class teacher” as two fundamental parts of this process in the pursuit of excellence for your child.

We clearly understand that this is evident across many of our families, however, we are also aware there is always more we can all do to enhance your child’s learning experience, attainment and progress during this partnership as co-educators.

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GOPA Remote Education Provision


As you will know, our firefighters visit all year 2 groups in the local area each year, but sadly this year we had to cancel all those scheduled from the middle of March onwards. We will be back as soon as we can, but in the meantime, Kempston White Watch have made something especially for you! We hope that whether your children are still in school or learning at home, they will find our 9 minute fire safety education video a helpful a fun and helpful resource. A huge thank you to everyone involved in maintaining education and care for the children of key workers, and of course to all the parents doing their very best at home.

Please click on the link to the Bedfordshire Fire and Rescue website where the video has been published. 


Borough Support


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Art and Music resources to enjoy from home!

Primary Age Music Activities

Special Needs Jungle - distance education resources for children and young people with SEND



A fantastic resource pack – it contains advice for parents and also a free activity pack for children across the primary range.

Children can get certificates and badges if they complete activities which are all easy to do at home, engaging and FUN!

It also includes a lovely story for children about Coronovirus/Isolation etc. called Dave the Dog Worries About Coronavirus.

Welcome to Great Ouse Primary Academy

Welcome and thank you for your interest in our school. Great Ouse Primary Academy is a school that thinks and dreams big for its pupils. Expectations are high for all who make up the Great Ouse Primary Academy community and these standards reflect the wonderful physical environment we have developed to enable children to flourish within and beyond the school walls. We are committed to developing learners who are resilient, learners who are focused and learners who are aspirational in their goals; learners well prepared to be successful citizens of the 21st century.

Great Ouse Primary Academy opened as a brand new primary academy in September 2017 and is a proud member of Sharnbrook Academy Federation (SAF). The school is a named feeder school for Lincroft Academy and Sharnbrook Academy. The school is a bright, modern and inspiring learning environment with up-to-date technology and vibrant teaching and learning spaces for our pupils and staff.

We believe that the school absolutely belongs to our community of children, staff, parents and carers. We urge you to actively support and be involved in the school. It is a wonderful opportunity for everyone to be part of something special.

“The function of education is to teach one to think intensively and to think critically. Intelligence plus character – that is the goal of true education.”
(Martin Luther King, Jr)

Paul Ives