Monthly Archives: November 2014

Seekers Stay Safe!

This week a group of six children from Seekers Class took part in some pedestrian training. Wearing high visibility jackets so that they could be easily seen, the children started off  looking at cars in the academy car park, finding out about what the different lights on a car meant. They... Read more…

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*Star Students*

This week's stars, who have shown their teachers excellent behaviour and worked consistently hard are: Crusaders-Ella Scott Voyagers- Libby Smith Discoverers-Samuel Cockerell Pioneers-Laura Howes Pathfinders- Luke Ferridge Navigators- Reggis Withers Seekers- Evie... Read more…

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Can you help solve the ‘Egg Mystery’?

Calling all nature experts! We need your help to solve the ' Egg Mystery' ! Nursery staff  have 'found' this egg in the EYFS garden, and aren't sure what is in it. The children have been thinking really hard about what could be inside.They have also been building nests to keep the egg safe,... Read more…

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Seniors put on a Spectacular Circus Show!

Jugglers, stilt-walkers and plate spinners were some of the acts performing at the academy on Tuesday 25th November. Pupils in year 5/6 welcomed Peter Optical, who showed children some important techniques to use in order to become a circus performer. Children were shown how to juggle with... Read more…

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Super 8! What makes learning great!?

We are really keen to know what children think about their learning. We ask lots of questions during lesson time to help children learn and assess the progress that they have made. However, we really want to establish a deeper understanding of what makes learning great for children. For children... Read more…

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Herman’s Stars!

Well done to this week's' Stars' , who have worked hard all week and have shown their teachers outstanding behaviour! Discoverers- Lily Pearce Voyagers- Diesel Jacob Crusaders- Roxanne Frosdick Navigators-Harvey Griffen Pathfinders-Summer Philpott Pioneers-Harry... Read more…

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U11’s Team Reach the Semi-Finals!

On Saturday the 8th of November, Ormiston Herman took their U11 team to Cliff Park Junior school, to take part in the local schools tournament. The team started with a fantastic performance and a 2-0 win against Hillside in the first group match. Next came Peterhouse, and Herman again showed their... Read more…

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Superheroes Invade Academy!

Batman, Superman and Wonder Woman were seen working in our academy classrooms on Friday November 14th. Children and staff transformed from pupils, teachers and teaching assistants into superheroes to raise money for Children In Need. Clearly a great effort was put into making some of the... Read more…

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*Star Pupils*

The following children have been recognised by their teachers as behaving exceptionally and for working hard this week. Well done to: Kacy Hitchin-Crusaders Michael Swann-Voyagers Alfie Youngs-Discoverers Paul Green-Pioneers Summer Philpott-Pathfinders Tiana... Read more…

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Early Years Open Day

Is your child due to start Reception classes in September 2015? Herman Academy is holding an open day on Friday 21st November in our Explorers and Adventurers Reception classes. You are most welcome to come and look around to get a first hand impression of our high performing Early Years... Read more…

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*Superstar Students*

Students who have been recognised by their teachers for consistently working hard and making the right choices all week have been awarded with a  'Star of the Week' certificate and trophy. Well done to this week's stars! Searchers- Max Howes Pathfinders- Alfie Wilding Navigators-... Read more…

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Flying the Flag for Parliament!

Our academy were recently selected to take part in the 2015 flag making competition, which has been organised by parliament. To be chosen to enter was a huge accomplishment, as only a small number of schools/academies had been offered this great opportunity. On Thursday 23rd October the whole... Read more…

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Herman History

We've been really fortunate to have some photos of the original Herman school site supplied by some of our parents. The photos include an aerial shot of the school just after its completion in the 1950s. We'd really love to have some additional information about the images: names of teachers,... Read more…

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