Yearly Archives: 2015

Christmas Lunch at Herman

Children at Herman Academy enjoyed a festive lunch with turkey, stuffing and all the trimmings, served by their teachers and teaching assistants. The event was a great start to the end of the term and commencement of... Read more…

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UKS2 Christmas Show Photos

Please find below the group shots from the Year 5 / 6 Christmas... Read more…

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Early Years Christmas Photo

Please find below the photo that has been sent to the press from the EYFS Christmas... Read more…

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LKS2 Performance Photos

Please find below the photos of the children who took part in the Lower Keystage 2... Read more…

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Steel Pan Comes to Herman! – photos

The sounds of the Caribbean resonated around Herman today as children in KS1 and KS2 had the chance to attend a workshop hosted in the Sports Hall. Children learned how to dance to Jamaican Ska, play the steel drums, the history of the instrument and how they are made. Enjoy the photos below... Read more…

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KS1 Performance Photos

Here are the images from the KS1 Christmas performance held on Wednesday 9th December... Read more…

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Herman Art Club enters Christmas Tree Festival!

The children from the KS2 Art Club, that runs after hours with Mrs. Bland, have entered the Great Yarmouth Minster Christmas Tree Festival. Many productive hours have been spent working hard on preparing this year's entry for the competition with the weight of expectation firmly on the shoulders... Read more…

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Choir Sing at the Hippodrome!

On the 1st and 2nd of December, the Ormiston Herman Academy Choir kicked off the festive season by performing at the Hippodrome Festival of Carols in Great Yarmouth. Children from other schools in the area performed two shows to parents, friends and the general public as part of the annual Great... Read more…

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J. K. Rowling Writes to William!

At the beginning of October 2015, William wrote to Harry Potter author, J. K. Rowling, asking for information about her so that it could be included in the academy library. Having not heard anything in return, William was a little worried that his letter may have become lost in the post. He was... Read more…

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Callum’s Enrichment Portfolio

Callum in Year 6 is a very busy young man! He is well-known for being an active member of the St. John's Ambulance and has previously brought his uniform and accomplishments in to show the teachers and other pupils at the academy. Today he proudly brought his very own portfolio of achievement that... Read more…

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Anti-bullying week surveys!

Anti-Bullying Week in England is coordinated by the Anti-Bullying Alliance and this year is from the 16th - 20th November. Herman Academy is once again pleased to take part in the week and promote the positive messages that it gives children about addressing bullying. The key aims of the week... Read more…

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RNLI Visit to Reception

The children in Explorers and Adventurers classes had another visitor this week continuing their investigation into people who can help them. Albert Cadmore, chaplin for the RNLI, dropped into Reception this morning to speak to the children about staying safe around water and what to do in an... Read more…

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Fireman Visits Reception – Photos

Children in EYFS Reception are learning about the Emergency Services! Today the children had a visit from Fireman Eddie.  Theylearnt about things that are safe and things that are dangerous and sorted the pictures. Eddie showed the children a fireman’s uniform and talked to us about his job.... Read more…

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Armistice Assembly

The whole of Ormiston Herman Academy marked Armistice Day with an assembly held at 11 o'clock. Principal, Mrs. Rutherford, led the assembly which invited children to reflect on the sacrifices of others in helping to keep our country safe and secure, both in past times and the modern... Read more…

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View your child’s Christmas Picture!

We know its a little early to be thinking about Christmas but the children of Ormiston Herman Academy have been designing a Christmas picture. Please use the details below to log in and see your child's picture: 1. Visit the website: http://store.mychildsart.co.uk/Account/Login 2.... Read more…

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Parents Come to Class to Read!

  Herman Academy was proud to welcome in parents this morning to take part in our families' reading event. Parents were able to share in the books that their children read, gather a more in depth understanding of how reading is taught at Herman and take the chance to speak to their child's... Read more…

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Reception Story Cafe Success!

Reception had their first story cafe on 'Superworm' by Julia Donaldson. After the teachers read the story, parents and children engaged in numerous activities following on from the story. These involved creative activities such as making superworms with different media, decorating biscuits with... Read more…

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Bright Smiles All Round in Reception!

Reception had their 'Toothbrush Workshop' today where the children learnt about their teeth, why they are important, and how to look after them. The children talked about food and drink that were good for their teeth and those that were not good. Mr Crocodile helped the children learn how to brush... Read more…

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Children are safe, happy and progressing well at Herman!

It is not at all uncommon in the world of business for companies to seek feedback from the customers that they serve. At Herman Academy we value the opinions of  parents to  help us make the experiences of our pupils even better. It was Albert Einstein who said that "Only a life lived in the... Read more…

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Meet the Academy Council!

Ormiston Herman Academy is pleased to announce the 2015 - 2016 Academy Council for the Autumn Term. The council has been in operation for the past 4 weeks under the guidance of the Clerk, Miss. A. Jeffery. Comprised of representatives from each of the Herman class, from Reception to Senior Year,... Read more…

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Enrichment Shiny Stars!

As part of their Thursday afternoon Enrichment activity, Ben and Marcie have been investigating the effects of different household substances on metals. To do this they used three 1p coins, cola drink, and salt and vinegar. Ben explained "We put one of the coins into a cup of cola. We used... Read more…

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Ormiston Pupil Conference Call!

On Tuesday 7th October, 3 children from Herman Academy made a conference call from the Vice Principal's office to Ormiston Meadows, Packmore and Ormiston South Parade academies as part of the Magna Carta project. You will remember that Herman Academy spent a week learning about the Magna Carta... Read more…

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Photos: Year 3 at the Time and Tide Museum

Children in Year 3 visited Great Yarmouth's fantastic Time and Tide museum this week. The purpose of the visit was to enrich the learning about Roman's and Saxons which the pupils have been enjoying this half term. The visit was led by Mr. Martinez and Miss Horton who are teachers in Pathfinders... Read more…

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Photos: Nelson Museum Visit with Year 5 & 6

This half term children in years 5 and 6 have been learning about Horatio Nelson so were extremely excited to be visiting the local Nelson Museum in Great Yarmouth. While at the museum the children were able to show what they had already learnt by answering questions such as Nelson’s date of... Read more…

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Owls Visit the Early Years

Nursery and Reception have been reading the book 'Owl Babies' and learning about nocturnal animals. We had a visit from the Frittin Owl Sanctuary and the children got to meet 'Fluke' a barn owl and 'Shadow' a tawny owl. The children demonstrated that they had been learning about owls by... Read more…

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