We believe that all bullying is unacceptable. Bullying is repeated or persistent and can be in the following forms:

Physical Bullying

  • Hitting/kicking/slapping

  • Taking belongings

  • Damaging personal property

  • Hiding property

  • Invading an individual’s personal space

Verbal Bullying

  • Name calling, due to an individual’s characteristics/appearance or because of their ethnic origin, disability, sexuality, religion, nationality, colour or accent.

  • The use of derogatory gender-related language

  • The use of derogatory comments about an individual’s family

Verbal bullying can be direct or indirect e.g. note passing, text messaging, emails etc.

Indirect Bullying

  • Spreading jokes/rumours

  • Exclusion from social groups

  • Abuse of power

  • Discrimination due to appearance, ethnic origin, disability, sexuality, religion, nationality, colour or accent

  • Cyberbullying through social network sites

  • Colluding with bullying or being a bystander whilst bullying is taking place

How can we keep our school a safe and happy school?

  • Show consideration
  • Share with others
  • Make people feel welcome
  • Comfort people
  • Support each other
  • Don’t make people feel alone
  • Remove people from situations that are upsetting them
  • Be responsible for your own actions
  • Give friendship tokens – SMILE!
  • Tell someone if you’re feeling unhappy
  • Respect each other
  • Include people
  • Make a new friend every day
  • Be friendly
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