Ormiston Humanitarian Fundraiser for Ukraine

The OAT National Student Voice launched a fundraiser to raise funds for the Disasters Emergency Committee (DEC) Appeal for Ukraine. On March 23rd academies across the OAT family came together to show their support and stand together with the people of Ukraine, uniting for peace and hope. To see displays of support across OAT academies […]

#WeWill Social Action Grant Fund ​

The Ormiston Trust is a grant giving trust that primarily supports schools and organisations that provide direct assistance to children, young people, and families across England. As a match funder awarding grants on the behalf of the #iwill Fund, the Ormiston Trust is offering open grants of up to £5,000 over a 9 to 12-month […]

OAT Academies: Updates

OAT Futures Careers Portal At the Annual OAT Conference, an online careers portal at OAT was launched to help students make choices on their futures.  This is a part of OAT’s wider goal to enhance careers services for young people. This portal serves to assist not only OAT students but young people across the UK […]

Ormiston Families Brighter Business Networking

Ormiston Families is hosting their second Brighter Business Networking event on March 29th, 2022. This will be an informal morning of networking, with food and drink available for participants and two guest speakers- Dean Harvey, Managing Director at Accugrit and Sue Tasker, Head of Sales & Marketing at Milsoms Hotels Ltd. They will both be […]

Ormiston Families Quiz Night

On March 10th, 2022 Ormiston Families will be hosting a Quiz night in Ipswich to raise funds for their fantastic work for children, young people and families in the East of England! Simon Jay will be the quizmaster and in teams of 4, quizzers will compete across a range of categories for fantastic prizes with […]

#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 […]