Monthly Archives: July 2016

Final assembly of Summer term is a true celebration!

The final assembly of the 2015-2016 academic year was held this morning. Certificates and badges were awarded to all the pupils who had obtained an incredible year long attendance rate of 100%. A fond farewell was also said to the members of staff who are leaving Herman to work elsewhere. Finally,... Read more…

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Leavers’ Assembly is a true celebration!

Ormiston Herman Academy held its annual Year 6 leavers' assembly today. The assembly, which was planned and organised by the students themselves, included poetry, singing, and of course a lot of memories from the past few years. The students worked really hard to make it a success and the audience... Read more…

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Summer singing activity!

There is a fun and free singing activity available in the Summer holidays hosted by Ms Ribbons. Please come along! sing... Read more…

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Summer Fayre raises a phenomenal £1100!

A huge thanks to everyone who came to support Ormiston Herman Academy's Summer Fayre today. There was an excellent atmosphere as children and their families enjoyed a huge variety of stalls  and activities including a tombola, face painting and donkey rides. The ice cream van even came to visit... Read more…

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Exciting Summer events available at Gorleston library!

Gorleston library is offering a wide range of fun events as part of its Summer Reading Challenge. The challenge, which encourages children to read 6 books over the holidays, is this year themed around the work of Roald Dahl. Children receive fun goodies such as stickers and book marks for every... Read more…

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Tea Dance is a fantastic success!

Ormiston Herman Academy held a Tea Dance today as part of their Fabulous 50's and Sizzling 60's celebrations. The event, organised by Miss Westgate, Miss Boyd and Mrs Pettit, was a fantastic success. The rain held off and the children were able to perform the dance on the playground in front of a... Read more…

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1950’s/ 1960’s celebration gets underway!

The 1950's/ 1960's celebrations have began in style at Ormiston Herman Academy today. Many staff and students have come to school dressed up for the occasion, with the 'Pink Ladies' outfit, inspired by the film Grease being a popular look! Miss Boyd and Mrs Pettit have been working extremely hard... Read more…

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Year 6 enjoy final school outing!

Last week Year 6 went on their last school trip as pupils of Ormiston Herman Academy. They went to Jump Warehouse where they had a fantastic time experiencing the wall and floor trampolines. Later on they went bowling and put their skills to the test against their teachers'. Everyone agreed it was... Read more…

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Super spelling success at Spellathon!

Last week, three teams of children from Ormiston Herman Academy attended the annual Spellathon. The teams comprising of Charlotte Price, Dylan Taylor, Tamsin Hayes  and Anushka Lyengar from KS1, Cerys Leggett, Megan Beales , Jazlyn Davidson and Keenan Earle from LKS2 and Diesel... Read more…

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Year 6 end of term visit to the beach!

Yesterday, Year 6 braved some wet and windy weather to enjoy their annual Leavers trip to the beach. The students and accompanying teachers experienced some seaside traditional classics including fish and chips, ice cream and sandcastle making. Despite the damp weather it was a lovely day enjoyed... Read more…

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Tia, Adam and Jamie receive Beach radio shout-out!

Tia, Adam and Jamie got in touch with Beach radio this morning to let them know about our exciting 1950's/ 1960's tea dance. Beach radio gave them, and the whole of Ormiston Herman Academy, a shout-out and wished us good luck for the dance! Fingers crossed for some... Read more…

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Key Stage 2 Sports Day is a triumph!

The annual Key Stage 2 Sports Day was held yesterday afternoon at Ormiston Herman Academy. The rain held off as pupils competed in a wide variety of events including traditional running races, skipping races and the ever popular tug of war. There was a huge turnout of parental support and the day... Read more…

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More entries to Nursery gardening competition!

We are pleased to report we have had some more fantastic entries in the Nursery gardening competition. The children have been working very hard at home to create various garden objects including a hedgehog house, bird boxes and outdoor ornaments. We will be judging the competition very soon and... Read more…

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The sun shines for Sports Day!

Ormiston Herman Academy is holding its annual Sports Day celebrations today. The children have been taking part in a wide range of events including running races, sack races and a modern day version of the egg and spoon race involving tennis balls instead of eggs! Parents and younger siblings also... Read more…

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Nursery children visit Africa Alive!

Yesterday, the morning session Nursery children went on a very special adventure to Africa Alive. The children, many of whom were accompanied by their parents/ carers, spent the day exploring the park. They met lots of different African animals including giraffes, zebras and meerkats and had a... Read more…

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Teach First Students visit Academy.

Ormiston Herman Academy was honored to be selected to host 8 Teach First students last week. The students spent 7 days in the Academy during which time they observed and taught a wide range of lessons. Teach First is a National teacher training programme that aims to take high achieving graduates... Read more…

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Year 2 make boats in science!

Investigators class have been experimenting to find out which material is the best to make a boat from. They all had 25 minutes to make a boat out of their chosen material then made predictions about what would happen when it was placed on water. After this they tested the boats to see if their... Read more…

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Potatoes help children learn about gravity!

On Friday, Mrs Dales' enrichment group used potatoes to help them understand the concept of gravity. They used different materials to make parachutes for potatoes then tested the impact of these by dropping the potatoes from the top of the stairwell. The children really enjoyed this activity,... Read more…

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Nursery gardening competition entries fly in!

The Nursery children have been set a special challenge- to make something that can be displayed in our Nursery garden. We have had some fantastic entries so far including bird houses made by Ella, Maci, Betty and Lola. Lola also made a brilliant bat house based on Batman. Lastly, Kyron has made a... Read more…

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Two more entrants to Accelerated Reader Millionaire’s Club!

We are proud to announce that there are two more members to the Ormiston Herman Academy Accelerated Reader Millionaire’s Club! Megan Beales and Madelaine Marten have both read over one million words. As well as this, Annaleise McCourt-Hall has crossed over the multi-million threshold. What... Read more…

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