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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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Major school revamp could mean new building for 900 pupils

A major regeneration of one of Ipswich’s main schools could see a new building for up to 900 pupils created as part of a bid to raise educational standards. The Department for Education has developed an application for a major revamp of the Ormiston Endeavour Academy site as part of the government’s Priority Schools Building […]

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Ormiston Families launches campaign ‘Add a splash of colour this Christmas’

The new ‘Add a splash of colour this Christmas’ campaign, featuring mascot Penelope Penguin, offers businesses and other groups of people a festive fundraising resources pack including 12 fundraising ideas, a festive greetings sign-up sheet, a poster and how to guide. There is also a sweepstake that allows people to guess the colour of Penelope’s […]

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Charity quiz night being hosted by star of BBC’s The Apprentice

Ormiston Bushfield Academy are delighted to announce that their charity quiz night on 7th December 2018 will be hosted by Khadija Kalifa, star of this years BBC’s ‘The Apprentice’. A fantastic team of 6th form students have decided to raise money for the Sparks Children’s Medical Research charity and Heads Together, a charity for mental […]

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