Update following Government Announcement on Monday 4th January.

Dear Parent and carers, 
Following the government announcement this evening, Lipson Vale will be closed to ALL pupils tomorrow, Tuesday 5th January. Staff will use the day to ensure that remote learning is in place for all pupils from Wednesday.


EduCare for KeyWorker and vulnerable children will also be available from Wednesday. We will be contacting you with further information tomorrow including finding out whether you need support with accessing Google Classroom. Families who previously used EduCare will be contacted to discuss need and new families will be able to apply if they fit the criteria. 
Please do not try and contact us by phone initially, as we will be working remotely and will be in contact again shortly. If you do have an urgent query please email us at lipson.vale.primary.school@plymouth.gov.uk , this account will be monitored as normal from tomorrow morning. 
Thank you for continued cooperation and patience. 
Stay Safe 
Lipson Vale Primary School.​



Message From the Head teacher

We have set up an 'out of hours' email that can be used by parents to contact school outside of our opening hours to inform us of any Covid-19 related issues or queries.  For example, if a family member or pupil of the school receives a positive test result.  The email is 


Take care

Learning from Home

LVPS on Facebook

To see some of the great learning taking place at home and for further ideas and support, check out our new Facebook page by clicking the icon below.

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Below you'll find a section designed specifically for each year group to use during the temporary school closures. Please do get in touch via the contact form to let us know if anything is unclear or not working as expected and we will try to get things sorted as quickly as possible. Please be patient as we work to resolve any issues. We are all in this together and will only make the best of the situation through a respectful and positive approach.

As always, thank you for your continued support and we look forward to seeing you all again once schools are back up and running as normal.

A note on E-Safety

Many of the tasks suggested for your children during this time require your child to access resources online, including the use of search engines and video sharing website such as YouTube. In school we have restrictions in place to reduce the likelihood of the children accessing inappropriate material whilst online. If you do not already have web filters in place, we recommend contacting your internet service provider (BT, Virgin Media, TalkTalk etc.), who will be able to advise you on how to set these up. Putting these measures in place will provide a degree of protection for your child whilst online as, particularly when so many of you will be working from home, it is unlikely that your child can be directly supervised at all times.

Welcome to Lipson Vale Primary School


Lipson Vale Primary School is a school that works hard to be the hub of its local community. It was built in 1953 and has since undergone three phases of extension and modernisation. It is a two form entry school and provides accommodation for up to 420 pupils and 75 staff. 

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