Monthly Archives: January 2017

Chinese New Year Celebrations are an exciting event!

Over the past week, pupils from Ormiston Herman have participated in a range of activities to celebrate Chinese New Year. Miss White and Miss Manifold showed the children in their mixed- age Art Club how to make Chinese dragons and Lanterns. The dragons were attached to lollipop sticks so they... Read more…

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Stars of the Week!

We are pleased to announce that the stars of the week for the week commencing 23rd January were as follows: Adventurers: Ellie Phillips Explorers: Angel Gilliver Seekers: Kayla walsh Searchers: Sky-Evey Reeve Investigators: Charlie Martin Pioneers: Taylor Brett Wayfarers:... Read more…

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Year 4 learn about British values through drama!

Year 4 had a very special workshop yesterday. Simon, an actor, came in to demonstrate a range of different stories, each containing a traditional British value as their ending. This was popular with the pupils and Lewis from Year 4 said "He was really funny but it was really good because he made it... Read more…

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Road Safety talk is very eye-opening!

Year 4 were given an interactive talk about Road Safety earlier this week. They learnt how to keep themselves safe when walking or cycling on public roads. The children found this really interesting with Year 4 pupils Olivia commenting- "I learnt a lot and I will definitely be more careful on the... Read more…

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Readathon presents a very exciting opportunity!

Ormiston Herman are running a Readathon Sponsored Read! Readathon is a UK national sponsored reading events for schools. It encourages children to read for pleasure and get sponsorship for doing so. Any money that is raised goes to the charity Readathon which helps buy brand new books for children... Read more…

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Year 1 create their own role play/ reading area!

Year 1 have been extremely busy creating their own role play and reading area based on their topic work of Castles. The children made a range of decorations to ensure the area was an engaging and interactive place. Well done to... Read more…

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Year 2 have a fantastic day at Norwich Cathedral!

As part of their topic work, Year 2 were fortunate enough to visit Norwich Cathedral today. First of all they experienced a tour with 'Edith Cavell' who took the children around the Cathedral whilst telling them about her life. They learnt some great facts including  the 3 important values that... Read more…

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Art club draw inspiration from poetry!

Art Club read a poem called 'A box of Crayons' about what the world would be like if it was made up of just one colour. Based on what they had read, they created art work using just one colour. The children commented that only be able to use a single colour meant they had to think a lot more about... Read more…

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Tesco Bags of Help Appeal Cheque Presentation!

Today in assembly, we had some very special visitors. Colin Rigby (Tesco Extra Great Yarmouth Store Manager), Hayley Cook (Tesco Community Champion) and Sue Crowe (Service Manager) came to present our Academy with a cheque for a massive £12,000! Mr Thompson and students Megan and Shay were... Read more…

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Pioneers and Investigators have a philosophical debate!

As part of their history topic learning about Florence Nightingale, Mary Secole and Edith Cavell, Year 2 took part in a 'Stream of Consciousness' today in relation to the life and work of Edith Cavell. The children were objectively presented facts about Edith Cavell. They then had to argue, based... Read more…

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Year 1 have a visit from the ‘Open Book’ Team.

This morning in assembly, Year 1 had a visit from the 'Open Book' team who performed the biblical story- 'Boy Jesus Lost in the Temple'. The children were really engaged by the story and were very happy to have visitors talking to them in assembly, especially when they were able to participate in... Read more…

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Year 2 make a new habitat for Woody the Woodlouse!

The children in Year 2 have been learning about different types of habitats, specifically how animals adapt to the places in which they live. In order to put their new learning into practice, they designed a new house for Woody the Woodlouse. When doing this, they thought carefully about what... Read more…

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Children become Road Safety Experts!

Yesterday, a group of Year 1 children learnt about the key aspects of keeping themselves safe on the roads for example that listening for vehicles is important, how to tell if a car is reversing and what to do if you feel unsafe on the roads. The children really enjoyed the training with one of... Read more…

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Ormiston Herman hosts Matball tournament!

Ormiston Herman hosted its first Matball tournament yesterday for several schools around the local area. The game involves throwing a ball and attempting to get it into the goals which are large mats. After some tough competition, Martham were announced as the winners! A huge well done to everyone... Read more…

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Stars of the Week!

We are pleased to announce that the stars of the week for the week commencing 9th January were as follows: Explorers- Olivia McCloughlin Searchers- Olivia Sharman Seekers- Isabelle Greene Investigators- Lydia Franklin Pioneers- Ellie Rose Kemp Pathfinders- Hugo Leite Voyagers- Paul... Read more…

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Surprise snow-fall stuns students!

All the pupils enjoyed a fun playtime in the snow today! For some of the Reception children it was a very special occasion because they could not remember ever seeing snow before. Enjoy the snow over the weekend but remember to stay... Read more…

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Pupils write about their aspirations!

This week, all of the children at Ormiston Herman Academy have been thinking about what they want to achieve, both in the short and the long term. They have all written one target they would like to meet by the end of the year, and another that they would like to achieve when they are grown up.... Read more…

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KS2 Choir are rewarded for their hard work!

Members of the KS2 choir were awarded certificates in assembly this morning to commend their hard work in performing at The Hippodrome in a Christmas concert. A huge congratulations to them... Read more…

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Attendance awards are an excellent start to the new term!

In our first assembly of the Spring term, 87 students were awarded certificates and badges for achieving an incredible 100% attendance across the Autumn term. This means the children were in school every single day! With the latest research showing a strong link between attendance and achievement,... Read more…

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A warm welcome to the Spring term!

Ormiston Herman Academy would like to warmly welcome all pupils and their families to the  2017 Spring term. The Academy doors will open at 8:30 tomorrow... Read more…

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