Yearly Archives: 2017

Christmas lunch goes down a treat!

The children have all now enjoyed their delicious Christmas lunch and are now very much looking forward to their parties this... Read more…

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Santa visits the Academy!

Santa has visited the Academy and given each class their Christmas gifts! As usual, the children were overjoyed to see the special visitor. A big thank you to Great Yarmouth Lions for sending him out to us... Read more…

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KS2 Christmas performance!

Today, KS2 pupils performed their traditional Christmas performance to their proud parents and carers. Despite some initial hiccups relating to the venue where the performance was to be held, the children did an absolutely fantastic job. The singing was loud and confident throughout and all those... Read more…

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Arrangements for Friday 15th December 2017

It is Christmas Jumper, Christmas Dinner and party afternoon on Friday 15th December 2017 Children may come dressed in their Christmas jumper and/or party clothing for the day. Children will be having normal break and lunch time outside so please ensure that they have their coat and suitable... Read more…

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Christmas tree is Highly Commended!

We are pleased to announce that the Christmas tree which was designed by our pupils, and is currently on show at Great Yarmouth Minster, received a Highly Commended certificate! Well done... Read more…

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KS1 Nativity is a ‘Miracle in Town’!

Today, the children in Year 1 and 2 performed their fantastic Nativity production not once, but twice! There was a huge turnout of parents and carers, all of whom seemed extremely impressed by the culmination of the children's hard work! A huge thank you to everyone who was able to... Read more…

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Children awarded for perfect attendance!

Today, a large group of children were awarded with badges and certificates to mark their achievement of 100% attendance across the Autumn term. Huge congratulations to them all, and we hope that there will be even more awards given out at the end of the Spring... Read more…

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Christmas themed Nursery story-cafe!

On Thursday 7th December Nursery held a Christmas Story Cafe. They started off reading the story of ' Minikin- The Elf who Saved Christmas'. They then did some Christmassy crafts, including making elf hats, decorating decorations and designing an elf. All the adults and children also enjoyed... Read more…

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Year 5 visit to Norwich Castle!

Last week, Year 5 went on an exciting trip to Norwich Castle  as part of their topic work on Ancient Egypt. The visit really enriched their learning experience and they were able to learn a lot about specific Egyptian customs including mummification and... Read more…

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Emily sews her way to the Golden Book!

This is what enrichment is all about!  Four weeks ago Emily from Year 3 had never done any sewing before. She chose to stitch her baby brother's name and worked out all the letters herself. Emily was able to proudly take her work to the Golden book. Well done Emily, and do keep sharing... Read more…

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EYFS Nativity is an emotional occasion!

Today, the boys and girls in Reception and Nursery performed their Nativity production to their parents and carers. They spoke extremely confidently and sang at the top of their voices. The audience all felt extremely proud and there were even a few happy tears from the crowd. Well done Early... Read more…

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Academy art work displayed in Tree and Crib festival!

Today, we have put our exhibit up as part of the Great Yarmouth Minster Tree and Crib festival. All of the children from Nursery to Year 6 have drawn around their hand and written their wish for the season on the back. Some of the wishes are very poignant and a huge amount of effort has been put... Read more…

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Christmas Fayre raises a small fortune!

A huge thank you to everyone who supported our Christmas Fayre. We raised a staggering £1293 which will all be used to support school... Read more…

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Toys and Tins Update!

A huge and final thank you to everyone for their donations to the Toys and Tins Appeal. This morning, Major Katrina from The Salvation Army came into school in order to collect the donations and to deliver a celebratory assembly thanking the children for their fundraising efforts! She was blown... Read more…

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Toys and Tins appeal receives an overwhelming amount of support!

We are overwhelmed by the fantastic support you have given us so far to our Toys and Tins Appeal! Just a reminder that we are continuing to collect donations for the duration of this week. We are very lucky to have Major Katrina Lomax from the Salvation Army joining us on Monday for a special... Read more…

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Toys and Tins donations pile in!

A huge thank you to all the children and their families who have already donated to our Toys and Tins appeal. We have received a fantastic amount of donations so far! Just a reminder that we are accepting donations for the whole of this... Read more…

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Nursery have a cinema experience!

The Nursery children have been building cinemas a lot in their free play so Mrs Freel decided to give them a cinema experience! Firstly hey designed their own tickets during free flow time. Next they were given some coins and had to use them to buy their tickets and drink and snack. They had to... Read more…

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Year 1 Anti-bullying week workshop!

Last week, Year 1 pupils joined their parents at a very special workshop as part of our Anti- bullying week celebrations. They completed craft activities based around the book 'The Rainbow Fish', including decorating play-dough fish and turning a paper plate into a fish. They used celery to... Read more…

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Painting Enrichment Group produce a masterpiece!

Recently, Mrs Jackson's  Year 1/2 Painting Enrichment club have been very busy creating their own unique masterpiece. They worked on this painting over the last two weeks designing it and painting the background one week then putting in the smaller details last week. The children listened to... Read more…

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Children in Need!

A huge thank you to parents and carers for supporting our Children in Need fundraising! The children are currently very busy completing a range of Pudsey themed activities. We will let you know the grand total that we raised later... Read more…

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Story Cafe for Anti-bullying week is a colourful occasion!

This morning, Year 2 parents and carers were invited into school to attend a Story Cafe alongside their children. Mrs Porter and Mrs Humphrey read the story of 'The Rainbow Fish' which promotes positive messages of sharing and kindness. The adults and children then worked together to complete a... Read more…

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Nursery pupils become astronauts!

Nursery children have been very busy making space helmets at stay and play. They then used their imagination to fly into space. They saw shooting stars, meteors, planets, the moon and even aliens! Well done Nursery. Your adventure sounds out of this... Read more…

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Children in Need fundraising- Friday 17th November

As you may already know, Friday 17th November is the official day of fundraising for BBC Children in Need Appeal. Ormiston Herman Academy is excited to be joining with many others around the UK to participate in the fundraising programme. The theme this year is the ‘Big Spotacular’ and we... Read more…

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Year 1 take their learning outdoors!

Year 1 children took their learning outside today. They went into the outside gazebo and shared a Percy the Park Keeper story that was set in the woods. They then went for a walk in the Gruffalo woods and talked to a partner about what they could see, hear and smell. Lastly they did some pictures... Read more…

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Giant Moth Visits the Academy!

Its not every day that a giant moth comes to visit children at the academy! Today, Emily brought in an Attacus atlas moth that she has to show everyone in the academy. Her Granddad wrote in to explain that the moth does not need feeding and has a lifespan of around another week. In the bottom... Read more…

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