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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Ormiston South Parade Academy ranked amongst top primary schools

Ormiston South Parade Academy (OSPA) has been ranked in the top 5 per cent of schools in the country for attainment and in the top three schools in North East Lincolnshire for its results. Overall, the Grimsby academy saw an impressive 88% of pupils achieve at least the expected standard in reading, writing and maths […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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. […]

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 […]