March 2015

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

Posted: 30 Mar 2015

A report highlighting the benefits of large academy chains has been published by leading think-tank Reform. ‘Education in chains’ recommended that all schools should join academy chains of 30 or more in order to benefit from economies of scale.

Posted: 27 Mar 2015

On Sunday 22nd March, two students and a staff member from 26 Ormiston academies headed off on the four day OAT Battlefields Tour.

Posted: 26 Mar 2015

A vision became a reality when a striking extension was officially opened at Ormiston South Parade Academy in Grimsby.

Posted: 23 Mar 2015

Cliff Park Ormiston Academy, Ormiston Venture Academy and George Salter Academy have all received national recognition for the value they add to students’ achievements at GCSE. For Ormiston Venture and George Salter, this is the second year in a row that they have received this accolade.

Posted: 23 Mar 2015

The mathematics faculty at Ormiston Bolingbroke Academy (OBA) has recently been awarded Specialist Maths Status from The Specialist Schools and Academies Trust.

Posted: 18 Mar 2015

March 14th forms the first five digits of the ratio of a circle’s circumference to its diameter, 3.1415, and yesterday City of Norwich School, An Ormiston Academy (CNS) devoted lessons across its curriculum to the special number.

Posted: 18 Mar 2015

Over 100 attendees from business and education worlds gathered together on Thursday 12 March 2015 at the Grand Connaught Rooms in London to celebrate OAT’s first ever student awards ceremony.

Posted: 6 Mar 2015

Ormiston Sir Stanley Matthews Academy and Ormiston Horizon Academy are forced to reject students as they experience a growing demand for places.

Posted: 3 Mar 2015

Inspectors have said that Ormiston Denes Academy is “improving in all areas of its work”.

Posted: 2 Mar 2015

Two pupils from Ormiston Sudbury Academy have been praised after scoring the highest mark in the history of a performing arts festival.