July 2016

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

Posted: 22 Jul 2016

Students from our network of OAT academies have been receiving all the support necessary for making successful applications to two of the top universities Oxford and Cambridge, thanks to the second ‘Oxford Conference,’ hosted by The National College of Teaching and Leadership, Ormiston Academy Trust.

Posted: 20 Jul 2016

100 pupils from local primary schools recently had the opportunity to attend their first ever ‘Maths-a-thon’.

Posted: 19 Jul 2016

Experienced school leader Glenn Mellor has been appointed as the new Principal of Stoke High School, run by Ormiston Academies Trust. He brings a rigorous focus on attainment and has the highest aspirations for all students.

Posted: 18 Jul 2016

Ormiston Sir Stanley Matthews Academy in Stoke-on-trent has been selected to be the first school in the country to host education charity The Brilliant Club's annual conference. The charity aims to increase the chances of pupils from state schools of winning places at leading universities and it currently runs programmes with 10 academies in the Ormiston Academies Trust (OAT).

Posted: 14 Jul 2016

More than 600 students participated in the first collaborative Ormiston Academies Trust 'Road to Rio' Olympic Games, which this year was held at the Northwood Stadium in Stoke-on-Trent.

Posted: 12 Jul 2016

Ormiston Sudbury Academy (OSA), has been announced as the first secondary school in South West Suffolk to receive the coveted 'School Games Gold Mark', after achieving silver last year.

Posted: 8 Jul 2016

Many of our OAT academies have been busy exhibiting and showcasing their fabulous GCSE artwork during the summer term, and Tenbury High Ormiston Academy art exhibition had the privilege of being opened this week by VIP Tenbury Mayor Mark Willis, alongside Principal Adrian Price.

Posted: 7 Jul 2016

At a recent Safeguarding Conference held at WS10 in Wednesbury, a group of Year 9 students from Wodensbrough Ormiston Academy (WOA) impressed 150 professionals in sharing their knowledge and expertise on the dangers of the internet, cyber communities and netiquette.

Posted: 6 Jul 2016

Eighteen students from Cliff Park Ormiston Academy represented East Norfolk at this year's Athletics championships, winning a host of gold and silver medals and taking East Norfolk to its highest ever Athletics positioning.

Posted: 4 Jul 2016

Students and staff from both Ormiston Bolingbroke and Ormiston Chadwick Academies – who are going to Kenya in July – did a sponsored walk recently to raise more money for their trip of a lifetime.

Posted: 4 Jul 2016

Pupils across Ormiston Academies Trust’s three primary academies have achieved their best ever results in the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) and Phonics tests.

Posted: 1 Jul 2016

It has been another fantastic year for Ormiston Bolingbroke Academy’s Outdoor Education Programme, and the final activity of Dragon Boating saw OBA students crowned as the Champions of Merseyside.