October 2014

Figures in brackets show the number of stories for that month.

Posted: 24 Oct 2014

Ormiston Six Villages Academy was delighted to host a visit with Dominic Herrington and Jenny Briggs from the Regional Schools Commissioner’s office.

Posted: 23 Oct 2014

OAT has hired an elite universities adviser to help bright students get places at Oxford or Cambridge.

Posted: 17 Oct 2014

The Ormiston Trust embraced an opportunity for students across their academies to participate in a sailing adventure on the south coast for a week long voyage.

Posted: 16 Oct 2014

Just under 40 teachers at Ormiston Venture Academy, including the principal, had buckets of ice water poured over them for charity, with one member of staff, Miss Tedstone, even shaving off her hair!

Posted: 10 Oct 2014

Year 7 pupils were left feeling inspired and motivated after a visit from Paralympic Wheelchair Basketball player Wendy Smith.

Posted: 8 Oct 2014

Ormiston Denes Academy celebrated European Day of Languages by inviting year 6 students from Corton, Northfield, Poplars, Somerleyton and Gunton primary schools to take part in a range of challenges.

Posted: 2 Oct 2014

The electricity transmission company has joined forces with Wodensborough Ormiston Academy and George Salter Academy to promote the STEM subjects. These are science, technology, engineering and maths, and they are being promoted in a bid to inspire young people to pursue a career in engineering.

Posted: 1 Oct 2014

Six Ormiston academies took part in a competition to create a new smartphone and tablet app. Students from academies went to Ormiston Victory Academy in Norwich to present their research, designs and plans to a team of ‘Dragons’, which included the competition’s sponsor, GAIA Technologies.