Term Dates

Autumn 2022

Beginning of term – Monday 5th September

Half term – Monday 17th October to Friday 28th October (inclusive)

End of term – Friday 9th December

Spring 2023

Beginning of term – Wednesday 4th January

Half term – Friday 10th to Friday 17th February (inclusive)

End of term – Friday 31st March

Summer 2023

Beginning of term – Tuesday 18th April

Celebration Day – Friday 26th May (school closed)

Half term – Monday 29th May to Friday 2rd June (inclusive)

End of term – Wednesday 5th July

Autumn 2023

Beginning of term – Monday 4th September

Half term – Monday 16th October to Friday 27th October (inclusive)

End of term – Wednesday 13th December

Spring 2024

Beginning of term – Thursday 4th January

Half term – Friday 9th to Friday 16th February (inclusive)

End of term – Wednesday 27th March

Summer 2024

Beginning of term – Thursday 18th April

Celebration Day – Friday 24th May (school closed)

Half term – Monday 27th May to Friday 31st May (inclusive)

End of term – Wednesday 3rd July

House Swimming Gala

After a four-year hiatus on Wednesday 26th April the long-awaited OVS House Swimming Gala took place at Teddington Pools. All girls from Years 3 to 6 have been busy preparing during their weekly swimming lessons, focusing on their diving, swimming technique and...

Ski trip to Folgarida

The first week of the Easter break saw a number of our girls and staff hit the slopes in Folgarida, Italy.  By the end of the week our Beginners who had never put skis on their feet before, were mastering red runs.  Whist our Intermediate and Advanced girls...

Netball and Swimming Success!

In recent weeks we have had two huge success stories from the pool and the Netball court. Our Netball girls came first at the Richmond Borough Netball Tournament. A tournament involving 35 different schools – this is an exceptional achievement! Their day was topped...

Year 5 Spring Concert – Alice in Wonderland

Our Year 5 girls certainly weren’t late…for a very important date this week! ⏰ They delivered two brilliant performances of their Spring Concert, Alice in Wonderland. They sang, spoke, and acted with great exuberance and comic timing in a world without reason and full...

World Book Day

Yesterday our corridors were filled with our favourite book characters as we celebrated World Book Day! 📚 We were fortunate enough to have a visit from bestselling author Maz Evans who also kindly held a mini book signing. Well done to our Year 6 girls who held an...

Year 4 Spring Concert – Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs

Our Year 4 girls showcased their incredible talent in Roald Dahl’s adaptation of Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs on Monday and Wednesday evening this week. A twist to the classic fairy-tale, Snow-White escapes captivity, aided by seven ex horse-race jockeys and the...

Year 3 Spring Concert – The Bee Musical

There was a buzz in the air this week when our Year 3 girls delivered two brilliant performances of their Spring Concert, The Bee Musical.  Their energy and enthusiasm was infectious as they sang, danced and acted with such confidence and joy.  Well done girls, you...

Chinese New Year

Our girls celebrated Chinese New Year yesterday. A fun filled day making lanterns & origami rabbits, calligraphy writing & food tasting! They were even treated to a delicious Chinese feast at lunchtime! Gong Hei Fat Choi to our OVS community, wishing...

Christmas Carol Service

Last night our OVS community joined together for our annual Christmas Carol Service at St John the Devine. This really is one of the best evenings of the year, showcasing our talented girls in Years 3 to 6, with every girl in their final year having the opportunity to...

Lower School Nativities

The culmination of the Autumn Term was four great Christmas stories told by our pre-school and Lower School in their own unique ways.  Considering there were a few absences (including Mary!) in the lead up to these performances, the girls really pulled together...