Category: News

OfSted feedback

Ofsted VISIT- February 2018- ‘Well done’! Well done to the Child Asylum and 16 + Team who had a visit from Ofsted, who received positive feedback with great progress made; well done to everyone involved. . Other Ofsted feedback:  They noted the shift with OVOS from the last inspection. A real positive affirmation for us.  Noted that corporate…

Budget Cook Book

You may remember back in the summer when the Solihull Catering Service fulfilled their pledge of offering children in care and care leavers a free course, encouraging the development of independent living skills and learning how to handle budgets when it comes to affordable and healthy meals. This cook book was developed in partnership with OVOS. Cook Book Full PDF

Website maintenance

The website is currently undergoing maintenance so please bare with us while we update each section of the page. You may find some things aren’t working as they should be, please come back at a later date and you should hopefully find things are in working order.   Thank you.

YPBMF nomination

Solihull Catering company pledged to help OVOS by working together, they produced a catering programme over the summer holidays culminating in  a BBQ ‘celebration event’. The recipes that were created by the chefs ensured that young people can cook and eat healthily for less than £1 a portion.   Nomination information for the catering team

Young Persons Consultation Guide

Have a look through the following guide, and if you have any feedback on this use the contact form provided through the website. Young persons consultation guide

Nick’s Challenges

Sparkle up fundraising amount- September 17  All you donations from sparkle up week In September have been fabulous, we raised a whopping £3,830, this is a collection of Nick Pages’ fundraising events and the sparkle up day itself. See the link below for more information on this. Thank you to you all!   Here is a link to an article…

Mental Health Guidance

Mental Health Leaflet- October 2017  MH booklet This leaflet is information on mental health and services available; we are working to provide more information on this subject. We have also placed a poster of two local venues- north and south that the Engage team provide support on for Mental and emotional health issues.

Engage Fashion Show

Engage fashion show – 16 November Thank you all so much for attending the fashion show last night.  The show was brilliant and the company ‘Colours’ were fantastic in supporting the OVOS fundraising by allowing our deposit to be refunded. There were some great bargains on offer and lots of clothing was sold.  

Hamper Fundraising Raffle

Hampers- raising money for the 16 Plus team young people’s Christmas vouchers . Just to let you know that £105 was raised last night at the fashion show. That means that fundraising from the afternoon tea £33 and from council/chelmunds £131.00 comes to a grand total of £269 which will be 17 care leaver’s gift vouchers.