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City of Norwich school wins double ‘exceptional’ education award

City of Norwich School was rewarded for its curriculum design and professional learning with two awards from the national education organisation SSAT’s Framework for Exceptional Education. When assessing the school, the moderator found the school, which is sponsored by Ormiston Academies Trust, was “making a difference to the lives of the children in their own […]

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Ormiston Families awarded £15k by Suffolk’s police and crime commissioner

Four organisations are set to benefit from a share of £57,000 to help reduce crime, improve the lives of young people and assist the emergency services in Suffolk. Grants worth up to £20,000 have been awarded by Suffolk’s police and crime commissioner (PCC). Announcing the four successful recipients of the latest wave of his PCC […]

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New Greenhouse Classroom set to launch soon!

Ormiston Horizon Academy is almost set to launch it’s new Greenhouse Classroom. Down to the hard work of Miss Jukes, Miss Foster and a busy team involved in the #iwill social action project, their vision and commitment has clearly paid off. Having a classroom set within a greenhouse engages the student by bringing academic learning and […]

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Academy celebrates the unveiling of its new £17K library

Staff and students at Ormiston Park Academy in Aveley celebrated the opening of their new library. The event was attended by the CEO of the Ormiston Academies Trust, Nick Hudson, the new Principal of Ormiston Park Academy, Mark Roessler and the school’s student librarians. The new library, funded by £17,000 from the government and Ormiston […]

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Ormiston Trust launch brand new logo!

  Over the last four years we at Ormiston Trust have concentrated on growing our online presence, tripling our Twitter followers, and becoming more digitally engaged. This has been with the aim of reinforcing the key messages of the Trust’s supported organisations – Ormiston Academies Trust, Gateway Learning Community, Birmingham Ormiston Academy and Ormiston Families. […]

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Ormiston Academies Trust marks ten years with launch of National Summer Arts Competition

Pupils across Ormiston Academies Trust (OAT) – which includes Cowes Enterprise College – are embracing the opportunity to showcase their creativity and artistic flair, as they help to commemorate the Trust’s tenth year with the launch of its National Summer Arts Competition. Despite the postponement of the Trust’s original plans to celebrate ten years of delivering high-quality educational opportunities […]

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Ormiston Bushfield Academy wins international award

Ormiston Bushfield Academy, has received a British Council International School Award, which recognises the school’s commitment to international teaching and learning. The academy has worked hard to help students build up their understanding of other cultures and languages. A link with St Josef’s International School in Denmark has enabled them to establish relationships with the […]

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Academy scoops up virtual wellbeing award

Students and staff at Burnham’s Ormiston Rivers Academy are on a high after winning the Wellbeing Award for Schools. The award, developed by the National Children’s Bureau and Optimus Education, acknowledges the work being done to promote mental health and wellbeing within school communities. Ormiston Rivers Academy has been on a two-year journey to achieve […]

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TV star Matt Lucas backs Ormiston Meridian Academy’s campaign

Comedy star Matt Lucas has thrown his support behind Ormiston Meridian Academy’s poster campaign honouring NHS workers. Every student is being asked to design a poster to put a smile on the faces of doctors, nurses and other healthcare staff. Their creations will then be displayed on the school’s social media pages. For every entry, 50p […]

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Ormiston Rivers Academy bags two prestigious awards for teaching excellence

The seventh annual Essex Teaching Awards, which took place in Chelmsford, saw Burnham’s Ormiston Rivers Academy come out as the big winners with two awards. The performing arts team won the Team of the Year and Melissa Marable was presented with the Secondary Teacher of the Year award. Principal Emma Baker said: “We are delighted […]

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