Monthly Archives: April 2016

Book fair is a great success!

The book fair has recently been at Ormiston Herman Academy. Thanks to all the purchases made by parents and families, we have received a donation of books which are now available to borrow from our school library. Thank you to everyone who visited the book fair and we look forward to its return in... Read more…

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Accelerated Reader gets competitive!

Mollie Speed and Cherish Coleman have recently been avidly reading to see who was going to become the latest member of the exclusive Accelerated Readers 'Millionaire's Club'. Children join this once they have read one million words as part of the Accelerated Reader scheme. In the end, the battle... Read more…

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Children and staff celebrate St George’s Day

Some special events were held in school last Friday to mark St George's Day. Many members of staff incorporated this theme into their lessons for example in Nursery, the children had the opportunity to make paper shields then use these to re-enact the traditional tale. The canteen staff prepared a... Read more…

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Ormiston Herman Academy celebrates Her Majesty’s 90th Birthday

The children at Ormiston Herman Academy gathered together this morning for a very special assembly to celebrate HRH's 90th birthday. Mr Thompson showed everyone a slideshow featuring one image from each year of the queen's life so far. Mrs Simmons made a spectacular Union Jack themed cake and the... Read more…

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Ashton wins swimming awards

Ashton from Adventurers swam in two races at a swimming gala held this weekend. The races are made up of athletes from different clubs but all with similar recorded times. There were over 40 athletes representing 9 different clubs from Great Yarmouth, Norwich, Ipswich and Mildenhall. Everyone... Read more…

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Ormiston Herman Academy Early Years’ department is shortlisted for leading National award

The staff at Ormiston Herman Academy are proud to have been shortlisted for the Times Educational Supplement  Schools Awards in the category of 'Early Years setting of the year'. We will find out if we have won later this month but regardless of the result, we are very proud to have made it this... Read more…

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Nursery and Reception children fix lightning-struck house

In today's assembly, Mr Thompson told the children about a house in Gorleston that was badly damaged through being struck by lightning. This had a big impression on the Reception and Nursery children who decided they wanted to fix the house. They spent a very long time using various tools and... Read more…

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