Monthly Archives: June 2016

Ormiston Herman staff attend TES award ceremony!

On Friday 24th June 4 members of staff from Ormiston Herman Academy attended the TES awards ceremony held at Grosvenor Hotel in London. The school had been nominated in the category of Early Years Setting of the Year. Although we did not leave with the award, we are very honoured to have been put... Read more…

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Official library grand opening takes place!

On Thursday 23rd June 2016, Ormiston Herman Academy officially unveiled its new library. An opening ceremony was held after school to which children and parents were invited. There was a great turn out and everyone was very impressed by the transformation. One parent said "Lovely new library!... Read more…

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Herman Referendum votes Leave!

The votes have been counted and the results are in!  159 votes were cast, 2 of these were 'spoilt' papers so could not be counted, 52 were for Remain and 105 were for Leave- the Leave camp is victorious! Well done to the Year 6 pupils who stood as political candidates and helped everyone to make... Read more…

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Herman EU referendum votes are counted!

Mr Thompson and his team of Year 6 helpers have counted the votes cast in the Herman EU referendum in preparation for the announcement assembly being held at 1:45. I wonder what the final result will... Read more…

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Year 6 enjoy ‘The Lion King’!

Last week, Year 6 pupils travelled to London to watch a performance of 'The Lion King' in the West End. The children had very much been looking forward to the occasion and were not disappointed. Paige from Year 6 described it as 'The best day of my life' and added that she could not wait to go back... Read more…

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KS1 theatre trip is a success!

Yesterday KS1 attended The Marina Theatre in Lowestoft to watch a production of 'The Gruffalo's Child'. The children really enjoyed the show and it was an excellent form of reinforcement of their learning of the text. On their return to school they ate a delicious Gruffalo themed picnic including a... Read more…

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Pupils present ‘Remain’ and ‘Leave’ arguments in assembly.

Election fever continues at Ormiston Herman Academy. Year 6 pupils researched the main points from both sides of the debate then presented these to their peers in an Election themed assembly. The pupils took this very seriously and tried hard to present an objective... Read more…

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Special Celebration Assembly is held!

A very special achievement assembly was held at Ormiston Herman Academy today. Peter Murray OBE, founding patron of Ormiston, and his wife Di Murray attended this in order to present two students with awards to mark their individual achievements. Ella Scott was recognised for sports achievements... Read more…

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Herman Polls are open for business!

There were queues at the polling station earlier this morning as the Herman EU Referendum opened for business. Lots of pupils came forward to cast their vote. There will be another chance for voting at lunchtime with the results being announced in a special assembly later today! Watch this... Read more…

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Art club make their own islands!

Art club recently read the book 'Grandad's Island' by Benji Davies and as a result decided to make their own islands. They worked hard for several weeks and were all very proud of the final results. All the children have taken their models to the Golden Book and shared them with Mrs... Read more…

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Display fit for Royalty!

On Monday afternoon staff members worked very hard to make a beautiful display  of the art work made by pupils to celebrate the Queen's 90th birthday. The display features work completed by pupils in Year 1-6 and looks stunning! Each year group either based their art on the work of an established... Read more…

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Children create art work in celebration of Her Majesty’s birthday!

Children from KS1 and KS2 have been using a range of different media to create pictures of the Queen in celebration of her ninetieth birthday. Children from Year 1 each made a collage of the queen and thought very carefully about how to represent fine details such as her jewellery. Some children... Read more…

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School Council attend RE celebration at Great Yarmouth minster

Ormiston Herman School Council were invited to attend an RE celebration at Great Yarmouth minster today. All the children at Ormiston Herman have been very busy making pieces of art work to be presented in the minster as part of a large religious celebration and the School Council arranged this... Read more…

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Reception classes visit The Dinosaur Park!

Yesterday, the Reception children went on a school trip to The Dinosaur Park. While they were there, they enjoyed exploring the woodland area and seeing what dinosaurs they could discover. They went on a long walk to help a ranger find the lost T-Rex and were very excited to eventually locate him.... Read more…

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Children from Ormiston Herman play at Inter School tennis tournament.

Chloe, Taylor, Jaylen and Tiana were proud to represent Ormiston Herman Academy at an Inter School Tennis Tournament held at Gorleston Tennis Club late last week. The students tried really hard and put lots of effort in! Well done to them... Read more…

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Diesel is our Next Top Model!

Diesel  hit the catwalk recently when he was spotted while shopping in Market Gates arcade and was scouted to do some modelling. Diesel had the opportunity to model a range of clothes and had his picture taken by a professional photographer. Some of the photographs were then featured in last weeks... Read more…

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Our library has been revamped!

We are very lucky to have had Marilyn Brocklehurst, the owner of Norfolk Children's Book Centre, working in our school library this week. Marilyn has given our library a make over and the finished results look spectacular! Marilyn carefully sorted through all the books then organised these into... Read more…

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Voyagers’ class learn about Roman history.

Voyagers have been studying Roman invasions and made their own scutum (Roman shield) during half term- they look very impressive! They also re-enacted the event of the Iceni tribes attacking the Romans and used the traditional Roman strategy to defend themselves. What a lot of... Read more…

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Queen’s Birthday Picnic Celebrations get underway!

The sun was shining down today on Ormiston Herman's picnic in celebration of Her Majesty's 90th birthday. The canteen staff have been very busy making traditional English picnic food which they presented in Union Jack themed packaging. Children and teachers came together to eat their delicious... Read more…

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Caterpillars blossom into butterflies!

Miss Jeffery has been keeping us updated with the progress of her caterpillars. We are pleased to announce that they have now turned into beautiful butterflies! Thank you to Miss Jeffery for sharing updates and photos with... Read more…

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Ormiston Herman’s TES Early Years award is covered in the EDP

A few weeks back Ormiston Herman Academy Early Years department learnt that they had been nominated for a prestigious TES award. Mrs Rutherford, Miss Allen, Mrs Jackson and Mrs Tarrant are very much looking forward to representing the academy and attending the ceremony in London on 24th June to... Read more…

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Herman’s very own entrepreneur!

One of our Senior Year children is celebrating her 5th year as head of the family run business Tia's Treasures. The business, which Tia tells us was started because she "was bored", sells bespoke and custom made jewellery with profits being regularly donated to charity. "My mum banned me from... Read more…

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KS2 participate in Tchoukball!

Within Health and Fitness Week, Key stage 2 had to opportunity to play Tchoukball with Mr Shreeve and Mr Cook. They quickly learnt the rules and objectives of the game before putting their skills into action to play a match. Children in Crusaders said, "It was good fun and really different to... Read more…

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