Monthly Archives: November 2016

Achievers of the Week!

We are pleased to announce that the Achievers of the Week for the week commencing 21/11/16 were as follows: Adventurers- Poppy Coleman Explorers- Harry Johnson Searchers- Frankie Hampton Seekers- Kelsi Fuller Investigators- Harry Jacobs Pioneers- Pritisha Yogarajah Wayfarers- Tillie-May... Read more…

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Thomas, Tillie-May and Sophie are Karate Champs!

On Sunday, three children from our academy attended a karate competition held at the UEA Sportspark in Norwich. They fought extremely hard and all walked away with medals and trophies. A huge well done to them all for displaying such strength and... Read more…

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Winner of the Christmas CD cover competition is chosen!

The entries flooded in to our Christmas CD cover competition and were all of a very high standard hence making judgement extremely difficult. However, there could only be one winner and after much deliberation, Aizza from Miss Boyd's class was chosen. Her design will now be used for the front cover... Read more…

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Reception children make fish tanks!

Reception children have been learning all about Rainbow fish! They have been doing lots of learning about sharing and being kind. The children have been retelling the story, and been doing some clever counting of rainbow fish's scales and matching number to quantity. They even made their very own... Read more…

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Choir are awarded certificates for their hard work!

Following their very successful performance at Great Yarmouth Minster last night, members of the Key Stage 1 choir were awarded certificates to mark their hard work. The choir have a few more upcoming performances and we will keep you posted on their latest... Read more…

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Navigators’ create tooth decay experiment!

Today Navigators set up a tooth decay experiment.They are hoping to find out which popular drink causes the most decay by submerging eggs in the various liquids for the rest of the week. Stay tuned for the... Read more…

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Aizza is a true artist!

Aizza from Miss Boyd's class has been working very hard at home creating some fantastic artwork. She used oil pastels to draw  a very realistic picture of a pear. Aizza said 'I like art because its a fun hobby. I do it lots in my spare time'. Well done... Read more…

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Happy School Winners announced!

As part of our campaign to make Ormiston Herman Academy a 'Happy School' Mrs Redhead and some Year 5 and 6 pupils from her class ran a 'Best Joke Competition'. Pupils were invited to write a joke on our joke wall and Mrs Rutherford picked some winners from all the entrants. The authors of the... Read more…

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Achievers of the Week!

We are pleased to announce that the Achievers of the Week for the week commencing 14/11/16 were as follows: Adventurers- Neveah McHugh Explorers- Shaye Bellingham Searchers- Chelsea Leigh Scott Seekers- Evie Jayne Wood Investigators- Emily Rollinson Pioneers- Tyler Geary Wayfarers- Skye... Read more…

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Pupils raise a fantastic amount for Children in Need!

Pupils at Ormiston Herman Academy came to school dressed in non uniform today and each donated 50p to support Children in Need. A grand total of £180.60 was raised! The children learnt throughout the day, where their money will be spent and how it will benefit the lives of disadvantaged young... Read more…

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Children clean up for toothbrushing workshop!

Last week, lower Key Stage 2 students had the opportunity to take part in a toothbrushing workshop. A dental nurse came in to talk to the children about how to look after their teeth and how to ensure they are thoroughly cleaned. The highlight for most children was using the special purple dye... Read more…

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Shoebox appeal is a huge success!

A huge thank you to all the children and their families who supported our shoebox appeal. We are proud to announce that we received over 50 shoeboxes which will help to ensure disadvantaged children receive a Christmas gift this year as part of the Operation Christmas Child Appeal. Pictured are... Read more…

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Herman becomes a Happy School!

Mrs Redhead and some members of her class recently attended a training course at The Kings Center to learn how to make our school a happier place. The course included a lot of different ideas and we are going to be incorporating many of these into our day to day school life. Firstly we are... Read more…

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Tesco Bags of Help appeal ends!

The voting for the Tesco Bags of Help appeal closed yesterday and now we are anxiously awaiting the results. We should find out at the end of this month whether we have won a £12,000 grant to enable the redevelopment of our outside area. A massive thank you to everyone who voted for... Read more…

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KS1 Fireman Visit!

Last week, Year 1 and 2 had a visit from Eddie the fireman to teach them about being safe. The Year 1's  had been learning about fire safety through the story of Frances the Firefly. Eddie reinforced the messages in this story and gave the children a lot more tips for keeping safe. After the... Read more…

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Achievers of the week!

We are pleased to announce that the Achievers of the Week for the week commencing 7th November were as follows: Adventurers- Logan Anderson Explorers- Ruby-Leigh Martin Searchers- Rosie Price Seekers- Charlie George Investigators- Ellis Grigglestone Pioneers- Lewis Walker Wayfarers- Joshua... Read more…

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Tesco Bags of Help appeal ends this weekend!

Just to remind you all that there are only a couple more days to vote for Ormiston Herman Academy as part of the Tesco Bags of Help appeal. The token drop boxes will be removed from stores at the end of Sunday 13th November. The tokens will then be counted and we will find out, at the end of this... Read more…

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Recipes!

Due to numerous requests at parents evening, we are pleased to be able to share with you all the recipes for  the'Chocolate Crunch' and 'Toffee Cream Tart' that were available to taste on the night. We hope you enjoy making... Read more…

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Pioneers and Investigators become scientists!

The children from Pioneers and Investigators have been doing their own scientific experiments as part of Science Week. It involved wrapping eggs in different materials then dropping them in order to test which material was the most effective at protecting the egg to ensure it did not crack. Not... Read more…

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Poppies on sale in school for Remembrance Day.

A small team of Year 6 pupils are going to be very busy this week selling poppies within the Academy. They will be selling them at break and lunch time to KS2 children and will be visiting the KS1 classrooms. The poppies do not have a defined price but instead children are encouraged to make a... Read more…

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Achievers of the Week!

We are pleased to announce that the Achievers of the Week for the week commencing 31st October were as follows: Adventurers-Sophia Daldry Explorers- Florence Kyriacou Searchers- Vincent de Wilton Holmes Seekers- Lyla Thompson Investigators- Harry Jacobs Pioneers- Demi... Read more…

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More shoe boxes are donated by families!

Many children and their families have been extremely busy filling shoeboxes with toys, toiletries and similar items, as part of our Christmas Shoebox Appeal. The shoeboxes can be brought into the Academy until the end of this week- Friday 11th November. We will then pass them on to a charity who... Read more…

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Tesco token appeal enters its last week!

The Tesco token appeal ends on Sunday 13th November. This means there is just under a week for you to vote for Ormiston Herman Academy to help us in our bid to win a £12,000 grant to enable us to develop our outdoor learning area. We will keep you updated with the latest news on our campaign.... Read more…

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Pupils and their families get voting at Tesco dropboxes!

Many pupils and their families have been doing their shopping at Tesco and at the same time, voting for Ormiston Herman as part of the Bags of Help appeal. Token dropboxes are available in Tesco stores until 13th November and we need to get as many tokens as possible to give us a chance of winning... Read more…

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