Monthly Archives: October 2018

‘Recovery is a work in progress’ – Liz shares her story seeking help from Ormiston Families

Liz Ellis was a functioning alcoholic for 10 years. But her life spiralled out of control and she found herself in prison for theft, which led to serious mental health issues. She said: “I was surrounded by drink and couldn’t stop myself, which could only lead to one thing, a breakdown. I lost everything, my […]

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Recruiting mentors for our Leading Lights project!

Ahoy! We are delighted with just how well our first year of the three year pilot of ‘Leading Lights’ has gone and wanted to share with you the brand new film which we had produced and which is now up on our website! We would love you to watch and share with all your friends and […]

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Ormiston Academies Trust secures landmark £2 million funding for social action projects!

Ormiston Academies Trust (OAT) has announced that it has secured £2 million funding, thanks to the #iwill Fund. The #iwill Fund supports the aims of the #iwill campaign – to make involvement in social action a part of life for young people, by recognising the benefit for both young people and their communities. The £1m […]

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