Monthly Archives: June 2014

London works of Art!

Pupils in Birch Class have been building some of London's famous landmarks, as part of their follow-up work from their recent visit to London. Children were asked to bring in a selection of recycled materials from home, such as cardboard boxes and plastic bottles to help them create their... Read more…

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Sports Day Win for Saturn!

Ormiston Herman's annual Sports Day event took place on Friday 27th June, despite the weather not looking promising! Key stage one joined in with a variety of races during the morning, with each child receiving a sticker at the end of their event. Key stage two enjoyed a day of competitive sports,... Read more…

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Nursery ‘Toddle’ for Charity!

On Wednesday June 25th Acorn Nursery took part in 'Barnardos Big Toddle'  Astronauts and aliens were seen coming into the academy as children were asked to support the charity appeal by following the theme of 'space'  Pupils, along with their parents completed the sponsored walk around the... Read more…

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“We are the Champions!”

On Wednesday 18th June, thirteen pupils from KS1 competed in the Premier Sport Multi Skills and Athletics competition at Wellesley Road in Great Yarmouth. In the morning the children participated in different activities such as javlin, archery and hit the wicket. During the afternoon the... Read more…

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The Magical, Musical, Matilda Experience!

On Wednesday 18th June, 41 extremely excited children (and 8 adults), set off by coach to London. Pupils, from upper key stage 2 and staff were lucky enough to be going to see the theatre production of Roald Dahl's well-known story 'Matilda'  Children were kept occupied on the long  journey by... Read more…

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Pupils ‘Are on the Ball’ during World Cup Week!

World Cup fever hit Ormiston Herman Academy last week! Each class spent the whole week focussing on one team, enabling the children to find out as much information about their chosen country as possible. Pupils in Birch class learnt all about Argentina, finding out about the language spoken,... Read more…

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Basketball Superstar Hopes to Inspire Pupils!

On Thursday 12th June Birch Class were given the opportunity to take part in a basketball session. Their teacher for the hour-long lesson was Mr Patrick Manifold, the 6ft 7 in giant, professional basketball player. Mr Manifold, who grew up in Great Yarmouth, is in basketball’s equivalent of the... Read more…

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Dinosaurs are ‘Roar-some!’

On Tuesday 10th June, children in Peach and Pear classes visited the Dinosaur Adventure park. Children enjoyed getting up close to some dinosaurs as well as digging for dinosaur bones. There was a chance for pupils to find out the history of dinosaurs, when they took part in an educational talk.... Read more…

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Pupils Show-Off their Basketball Skills!

On Wednesday 4th June, eight upper key stage two pupils from Ormiston Herman Academy, a mix of boys and girls, were selected to take part in the east region basketball competition. The team had to play a round robin, which included six games in total. Although the children didn't win the... Read more…

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Home Grown Snacks are De-licious!

Earlier this week Acorn Nursery children have enjoyed picking and tasting some of the produce that they have been growing in their EYFS garden; strawberries and radishes being their first harvest.To encourage the children's knowledge and understanding of where foods come from and healthy eating,... Read more…

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We Made a Difference!

Earlier this year Ormiston Herman's student council entered the 2014 Speaker's School Council Award. Brooke, Year 6's class representative, said " To enter we had to tell them about all the events we have taken part in to raise money and how we have helped the charities" Although our entry... Read more…

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Children Compete in Cricket Competition!

A group of key stage 2  pupils from Ormiston Herman Academy had the opportunity to take part in the inter schools kwik cricket competition, which was held at Rollesby, on Thursday the 22nd of May. The children who took part had been playing kwik cricket in their PE lessons, aswell as during... Read more…

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Ready… Steady… Go!

Ormiston Herman Academy's Annual Fun Run took place on Friday 23rd May. Children and members of staff supported this year's theme by coming into the academy wearing their clothes 'inside out'  key stage 1 completed two laps of the course, with key stage two doing an extra lap.Pupils, staff and... Read more…

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