Monthly Archives: May 2014

“Super Scarecrows!” says Mayor

Nursery's competition, involving parents helping their child make a scarecrow, by using recycled materials, has proven to be a huge success! With a tremendous 31 entries being received from both classes the competition was intense! Families used duvets, old clothes, bottles, paper mache and... Read more…

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The Journey Begins at Ormiston Herman Academy!

On Wednesday 21st May Ormiston Herman Academy was officially opened with the help of a special visitor, his worship, the Mayor of Great Yarmouth Mr John Burroughs. Other important visitors who attended the academy's launch assembly included executive principal of Venture, Nicole McCartney, and... Read more…

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Terrific Tri-Golf Tournament!

The Pupils of Ormiston Herman Academy participated in a year 3/4 tri- golf tournament held at Great Yarmouth and Caister golf club on Monday May 19th .The children had to partake in eight different events using both the chipper and the putter, challenging a range of skills like accuracy, control... Read more…

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T-Shirts “Tie-Dye” For!

Year 3/4 have been learning about the 1960's as part of their topic work this term, with fashion being the focus of this unit.Pupils browsed images and liked the designs they saw, so teaching staff decided they would use these the following week to teach the children about resist methods,... Read more…

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Lions Club supports garden ‘make-over’

Early Years and Foundation Stage have been working hard to give their garden area a much needed 'make-over'. Pupils in keystage two have been getting involved by planting flowers and vegetables at a gardening club, which has been set up by Nursery assistant Mrs J, Speed. Nursery children and... Read more…

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Children Compete in County Chess Championships!

On Saturday the 3rd of May pupils from Ormiston Herman took part in the Norfolk Megafinal chess challenge. The pupils who had qualified from the inter-school competition faced tough opposition from all over the county. Unfortunately though none of the pupils made it through to the Gigafinal this... Read more…

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“I’m a Dingle Dangle Scarecrow!”

Competition Time in Acorn Nursery! Nursery are holding an exciting "Create your own Scarecrow" competition as part of their EYFS garden revamp, and they want as many families as possible to get involved! Families who wish to enter are being asked to make their own scarecrows; the use of recycled... Read more…

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Amazing Visit to Africa Alive!

 On Thursday 24th April Years 1 and 2 had a fun packed day out at Africa Alive. During the day the children had the opportunity to see many animals up close.  T he children used the technical language they have learnt as part of their ‘Fur and Feathers’ topic to talk about the animals they... Read more…

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