Monthly Archives: May 2015

End of Term Stars

Well done to the last stars of this term, who will each receive a certificate to celebrate their hard work and good behaviour: Adventurers- Callum Youngs Explorers- Kieran Kirk Investigators- Alfie Bollans Searchers-Connor Thain Navigators- Megan Beales Voyagers- Paige... Read more…

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Fitness is Fun at Herman!

On your marks, get set, GO! To end a week of fitness themed learning, pupils and staff were invited to come into the academy dressed as their sporting heroes, in order to take part in Herman's annual fun run. Football stars were a popular choice, with many pupils wearing football kits. All... Read more…

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Farmer Hirst’s Favourite Scarecrows

On Thursday 21st May, Nursery were visited by Richard Hirst, from Hirsty's Family Fun park, which is home to the Hemsby Mega Maze. He talked to the little learners about the produce he grows on his farm and how this is then sold in supermarkets and places they know. The farmer went on to... Read more…

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Navigators Enjoy Presenting!

Navigators have been learning about the faith of Hinduism in their RE lessons. As part of their learning,  pupils were given the task of presenting a report about how Hindus worship. The lower keystage two pupils firstly had to come up with an introductory sentence, aswell as deciding who would... Read more…

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Smart Students Save Water!

Pupils and staff attended a fun, yet informative performance this morning, 'The Magical Well.' The group of three performers visit schools around the East Anglian region, as part of Essex and Suffolk water's scheme to promote the importance of water efficiency, in a child friendly way. The... Read more…

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Go Go Dragons!

OHA have been lucky enough to be able to participate in the 2015 Go Go Dragons project. With 84 large painted sculptures and over 100 baby school dragons, the interactive arts sculpture trail will be brought to the streets of Norwich. Four upper keystage two pupils, along with Miss Westgate,... Read more…

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‘Splashtastic’ Fun!

On Monday 18th May, a group of  children from lower keystage two took part in a Fun Gala, held at the Phoenix swimming pool in Bradwell. The 15  pupils took part in four different races, which involved competing against other local schools. The four events were:   1. 10m front/forwards 2.... Read more…

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“We did it!” cheer Year 6

Year six pupils spent last week sitting their SAT's tests. Since September, the ten and eleven year old pupils have been working towards these crucial end of year tests. Intervention groups have taken place throughout the year, providing extra support to pupils to give them the best chance of... Read more…

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*Star Students*

Congratulations to all pupils this week, who have been awarded 'Star of the Week.' An extra Well Done to all the children in Years 2 and 6, who have worked especially hard this week, while sitting their SAT's tests. Explorers- Harrison Jacobs Adventurers- Paige Lassman Investigators- Thea... Read more…

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Perfect Peppermint Creams!

During enrichment this week , a small group of lower key stage two children had the opportunity to make chocolate dipped peppermint creams. Pupils were given their own set of instructions to follow as a group and also gathered all of the equipment they needed independently. The instructions... Read more…

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Children meet characters from Cinderella

On Friday 8th May, Year 2 pupils at Ormiston Herman Academy spent an enjoyable morning visiting Great Yarmouth's Elizabethan House Museum. During their educational trip, children had the opportunity to meet characters from the well-loved fairytale-Cinderella. Themed activities included: sweeping... Read more…

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Superstars!

Pupils winning the Star of the Week award for this week (ending May 8th) are: Explorers- Demi Spencer Adventurers- Ashleigh Yeoman Investigators- Logan Mitchell Searchers-Elisha Blackshaw Seekers- Joshua Bedford Pioneers- Madelaine Marten Navigators-Drew Cater Pathfinders-... Read more…

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Labour Wins Academy Election!

Election fever swept Herman yesterday, when pupils had the chance to vote in their own academy election. A group of ten year 5 pupils worked in pairs to represent one of the five main parties; Labour, Conservative, Liberal Democrats, UKIP and the Green Party. Pupils researched their party, by... Read more…

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The First Stars of May!

The following pupils won the 'Star of the Week' award, for the week ending Friday 1st May. Well done!   Explorers-Maci-Rose Fox Adventurers- Jamie Hoare Investigators- Logan Mitchell Seekers-Joshua Rive Pathfinders- Levi George Navigators-Freddy Wheeler Voyagers-... Read more…

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Pathfinders’ Rocky Road

This week during cooking enrichment Pathfinders made rocky road. The children worked independently in groups of four. Firstly, the pupils took it in turns to mash their biscuits into small pieces using a rolling pin, which they really enjoyed! Then the children added their marshmallows and... Read more…

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Pupils have a Splashing Time!

On Tuesday 28th April a group of Year 5 pupils took part in a fun swimming event, which was held at the Phoenix swimming pool in Bradwell. The 14 children took part in four different activities which were: synchronized swimming, diving, life-saving and water gymnastics. The swimmers were divided... Read more…

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Scarecrows attend Morning Assembly!

Nursery were invited to today's morning assembly, along with their astonishing scarecrows, which some of the children have made at home with their families. The whole school applauded the pupils, for their hard work and creativity in making these book character scarecrows.The lastest entries for... Read more…

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