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Candidates are quizzed by students on their election priorities

City of Norwich school grilled Norwich election candidates on the NHS, climate change, trust, and education policies during a hustings event held at a city centre school. The Green Party’s Catherine Rowett; James Wright, Liberal Democrats; Clive Lewis, Labour; Sandy Gilchrist, Brexit Party; and Mike Spencer, Conservatives fielded questions from around 250 sixth formers for […]

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Ormiston Families gets a refresh!

Ormiston Families have been busy working on their new branding which launched this week Ormiston Children and Families Trust began in 1992 when Ormiston Trust established a separate charitable trust to manage services with increasing demand. These services were wide ranging, which focused on children, young people and families who needed extra support. In 2014, Ormiston […]

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Cowes Enterprise College Announces Football Partnership With Chelsea Foundation

Cowes Enterprise College has announced a new, exciting partnership with Chelsea FC Foundation (CFCF) on the launch of a new football college academy. Cowes Enterprise College will now be working closely with CFCF to open the academy for the 2020/21 season. Over the next 12 months, the school and the Foundation will engage with talented […]

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A-level results: Ormiston Sudbury Academy students rise to the challenge

Ormiston Sudbury Academy rejoiced after more than 80 per cent of this year’s A-levels were graded A* to C, with particular success in vocational courses. The school saw 61 per cent of its Year 13 students secure the top grades of A* to A across all subjects, as they prepare to head off to a […]

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Young people’s champion has been made new patron of Ormiston Families

Young people’s champion, Saeed Atcha has been made patron of a leading children, young people and families’ charities in the East of England, Ormiston Families. Saeed, founder of Xplode Magazine in Bolton, has also recently been appointed Deputy Lieutenant of Greater Manchester; the youngest person to be appointed since their introduction in the 16th century. […]

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Ormiston Rivers Academy pupils win award for sentry robot

Students from Ormiston Rivers Academy have won awards for designing a sophisticated security robot which can detect people’s faces and shoot water at them. The group of engineering students took part in an Engineering Cadets Scheme run by EDT. Georgia Dyerson, Sam Davies, Scott Munro and Ethan Birdwork worked with an outside business to develop a […]

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Leading Lights mentor Sophie Carr braves the high seas!

Sophie shares her experience of mentoring as part of the Leading Lights project in May this year. Year of Saying Yes: Part 1 Unbeknown to me at the time, last October started a year of saying “yes” to opportunities that frankly terrify me.  I honestly have no idea why, when Monika introduced me to the Leading Lights asking if […]

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One year on from being awarded the Chairman’s Award

In 2018 Ormiston Rivers Academy and Ormiston Victory Academy were recipients of the Chairman’s Social Action Award at the Ormiston Academies Trust annual awards ceremony. The grant aims to fund projects which benefit students and/or members of the community. Let’s see how they’re doing a year on… Winner – Ormiston Rivers Academy Miss Marable’s aim […]

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Cowes Enterprise College navigates pupils through maritime course

Cowes Enterprise College, part of Ormiston Academies Trust, said the new curriculum would help pupils get jobs in a growing sector that suffers skills shortages. The new maritime-based curriculum will be developed with funding support from Ormiston Trust and a £97,000 grant from the Edge Foundation educational charity. Among the less conventional curriculum subjects to […]

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Mpower project gets funding for two more years

A charity supporting Great Yarmouth women who have had their children taken into care will run for another two years after securing funding of more than £100,000. Ormiston Families says that its Mpower programme helps women to address the issues that led to the removal of their child or children into care, with the aim […]

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