#WeWill Campaign Launch

The #WeWill social action campaign led by the Ormiston Trust and our four key delivery partners is set to launch this week with projects beginning across the key delivery partners on youth social action. The campaign is driven by £2 million combined funding from Ormiston Trust and the #iwill Fund. The #iwill Fund is a […]

OAT Academies: Updates

Ormiston Venture Academy Young Carers Friendly Tick Award  Ormiston Venture Academy received the Young Carers Friendly Tick Award after they were found to have a strong dedication to supporting young carers. The Friendly Tick Quality Standards in Education were created by Young Carers to improve support and awareness for young carers across the UK. Following […]

Ormiston Families Three Peaks Challenge

Ormiston Families is hosting a Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge fundraising weekend on July 8th 2022. The Three Peaks has various stunning geographical landmarks, with different limestone outcrops and unique rock formations. The event involves a walk of 24 miles along the Three Peaks. The first day involves travel to Yorkshire by minibus and visiting the […]

OAT Academies glowing Ofsted ratings

Three separate Ormiston Academies- Ormiston Latimer Academy, Ormiston SWB Academy and Thomas Wolsey Ormiston Academy all received good ratings and high praise in their most recent Ofsted inspections. Ormiston Latimer Academy, a recent addition to the Ormiston Academies Trust, was commended on creating a positive environment for students where they feel cared for, listened to […]

OAT Academies: Updates

Ormiston Victory Academy Christmas Tuck shop  Over the Christmas period staff, parents and the local community came together to open Ormiston Victory Academy’s Christmas tuck shop for the fourth year. Donations came from across the community in Norwich where students bought donated goods through their “Victory Visa” rewards scheme, where they gained points from teachers […]

OAT Academies: Updates

City of Norwich School Diversity with Literature  At City of Norwich School, the English department received 100 books by BAME authors following their successful entry into the Penguin ‘Lit in Colour’ book giveaway competition. The competition was created in 2020 by Penguin Books UK and The Runnymede Trust to support schools in introducing more books […]

Eco-Thursdays: Green New Year’s Resolutions

Happy 2022 everyone! With a new year underway, it is the season for setting a resolution for the next 12 months. Setting off a few days into January is no excuse not to set a goal or make a pledge, and here are our ideas for some green or eco resolutions you can make: 1. […]

OAT Academies: Updates

City of Norwich School receive three Awards  Staff and students at City of Norwich School (CNS) received three prestigious awards of the Artsmark Platinum Award, the Gold Standard Science mark and the Quality in Careers Standard Award. The Artsmark Award is the only creative quality standard for schools accredited by Arts Council England. In achieving […]

Ormiston Trust Director/Trustee Recruitment

Ormiston Trust is a charity dedicated to improving the life chances of children and young people. We are looking to recruit two new Directors/Trustees to our board.  We are keen to hear from candidates with experience of working with children (i.e. in or with schools, children’s services etc.)  and/or knowledge of the investment property market.  […]

BOA Alice in Wonderland Rave Reviews

Birmingham Ormiston Academy alongside The Old Rep has received rave reviews for their ongoing performance of Alice in Wonderland. Julie Wallis reviewed the production stating “this is as slick and as professional as anything else I’ve seen this year”. Reviews for the performance praise the quality of the student performers from Birmingham Ormiston Academy, the […]