OAT Updates: Ofsted Praise

Both Ormiston New Academy and Ormiston Endeavour Academy recently received high praise from Ofsted. For Ormiston New Academy the school received its best ever Ofsted grade in April, rated as good in every area from the quality of education to student behaviour. The school was taken over by OAT as an academy in 2017 and […]

Great Yarmouth #WeWill Wellbeing Event

Earlier this week the Great Yarmouth #WeWill project Wellbeing Ambassadors organized a Wellbeing Fair in the community for their peers. The event featured stalls with information from local organizations about wellbeing, many of the ambassadors attended as well as the local mayor and there were even wellbeing mini donkeys at the event! Our Ormiston Trust […]

#WeWill Social Action Grant Fund- Final Week for applications!

This is the final week to apply for the #WeWill Social Action Grant Fund. The deadline for applications is April 27th, 2022 at 5pm.  As was described in our previous post the #WeWill Social Action Grants fund looks to support our mission by funding projects which will have a meaningful social impact on an individual, […]

Ormiston Humanitarian Fundraiser: Update

On April 7th we shared that the OAT National Student Voice launched a fundraiser to raise funds for the Disasters Emergency Committee (DEC) Appeal for Ukraine. The initial fundraising target was £10,000 and we are happy to update that they have surpassed their fundraising goal and have currently raised over £11,000 to assist the people of […]

Ormiston Families: A Brighter Challenge

Ormiston Families is hosting A Brighter Challenge for fundraising this April! With Earth Day taking place on April 22nd they are encouraging you to “go green” and take on an environment-focused challenge to make a positive difference for yourself, your community and the environment! The specific challenge is up to those who decide to join […]

Ormiston Humanitarian Fundraiser for Ukraine

The OAT National Student Voice launched a fundraiser to raise funds for the Disasters Emergency Committee (DEC) Appeal for Ukraine. On March 23rd academies across the OAT family came together to show their support and stand together with the people of Ukraine, uniting for peace and hope. To see displays of support across OAT academies […]

#WeWill Social Action Grant Fund ​

The Ormiston Trust is a grant giving trust that primarily supports schools and organisations that provide direct assistance to children, young people, and families across England. As a match funder awarding grants on the behalf of the #iwill Fund, the Ormiston Trust is offering open grants of up to £5,000 over a 9 to 12-month […]

OAT Academies: Updates

OAT Futures Careers Portal At the Annual OAT Conference, an online careers portal at OAT was launched to help students make choices on their futures.  This is a part of OAT’s wider goal to enhance careers services for young people. This portal serves to assist not only OAT students but young people across the UK […]

Ormiston Families Brighter Business Networking

Ormiston Families is hosting their second Brighter Business Networking event on March 29th, 2022. This will be an informal morning of networking, with food and drink available for participants and two guest speakers- Dean Harvey, Managing Director at Accugrit and Sue Tasker, Head of Sales & Marketing at Milsoms Hotels Ltd. They will both be […]

Ormiston Families Quiz Night

On March 10th, 2022 Ormiston Families will be hosting a Quiz night in Ipswich to raise funds for their fantastic work for children, young people and families in the East of England! Simon Jay will be the quizmaster and in teams of 4, quizzers will compete across a range of categories for fantastic prizes with […]