Monthly Archives: April 2015

Local Artist Inspires Pupils!

On Tuesday 28th April, OHA welcomed a special visitor, local artist Mik Richardson. Mik works with the Break Charity and the organisation Wild in Art, who are involved with the GoGo Dragons Project. He spent the day with pupils in years 3,4 and 5 talking about dragons in folklore and creating... Read more…

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Nursery Welcome more Scarecrows!

This week Nursery have welcomed the arrival of more scarecrow entries.   Tyler with Bob the Builder             Vincent with Darth Vader and Daisy with The Gruffalo!                          Keep checking our website for the latest scarecrow... Read more…

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*Star Pupils*

Star pupils, who have impressed their teachers, for the week ending April 24th are: Explorers- Amelia Maziarz Adventurers-Elise Davidson  Investigators- Gabrielle Marten Searchers- Hermanis Sendo Seekers-Joshua Rive Pioneers- Khia Nunley Navigators- Evie... Read more…

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Dragon Designs

As you may be aware, strange things have been happening in our academy this week. We found out a few days ago that a 'dragon' has hatched in our pond area and he needs our help! We are looking for an identity for our new friend and we would like the children, with the support of their parents,... Read more…

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Pioneers Learn all about Light

The Pioneers have been learning all about 'Light', as part of their topic work this term. The year 4 pupils enjoyed their group investigation, which was to create  a dark box, to help them to understand that darkness is an absence of light and that light is needed in order to be able to see... Read more…

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Shiver me Timbers! A Pirate Scarecrow!

Nursery's scarecrow competition is underway, with entries starting to come in already. With this year's theme being book characters, it is hoped they will see a variety of different scarecrows. At the beginning of the week they received their first entry, which was Spongebob Squarepants, created... Read more…

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Dragon Discovery!

On Monday staff and pupils discovered a strange looking 'nest' in their pond area, with large footprints on the ground close to the scene. Children were intrigued by the findings, with some pupils looking for further clues during their break times. On Tuesday morning the mystery continued, with... Read more…

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Summer Term Stars!

Star pupils, who have impressed their teachers, for the week ending April 17th are: Explorers- Ellie-Rose Kemp Adventurers- Imogen Leggett Investigators- Connor Duffy Searchers- Brennan Lloyd Pioneers- Amber Bond Navigators- Tyler Stevens Pathfinders- Ethan Wright Voyagers-... Read more…

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First Class Pupils receive Prestigious Awards

On Tuesday 21st April Herman welcomed special visitor and chief executive officer of OAT, Professor Toby Salt, to an important presentation assembly. Two pupils from the academy received awards for their first class achievement outside of the classroom. Both children, who are in year six,... Read more…

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Scarecrows become Book Characters!

Nursery are pleased to announce that they will be running a scarecrow competition again this year and are hoping that it is as successful as last years. Today they received their first entry, from Thomas Peloe, with his "Spongebob Squarepants" scarecrow. "Book Characters" is the fun... Read more…

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Mysterious ‘Nest’ Found at Ormiston Herman Academy!

On Monday 20th April, the students of OHA found out about a mysterious nest on the school grounds. This creature is unknown at the moment, since all this happened at the weekend. The person that found the nest is the site manager of the academy. This event happened in the pond area of OHA.... Read more…

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Safety First!

This week the academy have been focusing on safety. Special visitors have been welcomed into the morning assemblies to talk to the children the importance of keeping safe. Monday's session was all about safety on the roads, with pupils learning all about the 'M Check', which encourages children... Read more…

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Pupils ‘Winning’ World War Projects

Pupils in year 5/6 were recently given the task of producing a project, on the topic of  'World Wars.' Research time was given to the children during afternoon sessions, with the use of chrome books to surf the internet for facts. The way they presented their information was their own choice, with... Read more…

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Celebrating Children’s Work through Display!

At OHA we are proud of the work our pupils do and to celebrate their achievements we display this work on boards along the academy's corridors. The displays reflect the pupils' progress and they show off the high-quality work produced by the children. Here is a selection of work currently on show... Read more…

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Football makes Writing Fun!

Over the past six weeks a group of year 5 boys have been combining sport with learning. Once a week, special visitor to the academy,Rebecca Mills, has been working with the thirteen pupils, focusing on writing and football skills. As part of this fun initiative, the children had the... Read more…

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Take our Safety Survey!

Please take the time to complete our questionnaire. Please click here if the questionnaire is not easy to read on your mobile device.   Thank... Read more…

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Easter Fayre brings in ‘Eggstra’ Funds!

OHA's annual Easter Fayre, which took place on the last day of term brought in crowds of people. Pupils and their families enjoyed refreshments, arts and crafts, browsing stalls and  facepainting while entering raffles and enjoying games.The tombola and raffle were as popular as ever with... Read more…

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