Monthly Archives: March 2017

Happy Easter!

We would like to wish all of our students and their families a safe and Happy Easter. Term re-commences on Tuesday 18th... Read more…

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Bronze Enrichment Awards are presented!

A very special assembly was held this afternoon to present the winners of the Bronze Enrichment Awards with their certificates. In order to achieve these, pupils had to get one thing ticked off in each category on the Enrichment boards. We are hoping that many more students will participate in... Read more…

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Easter competition Winners!

We received some fantastic entries to our Easter egg decorating competition. After some tough deliberation, the winners were as follows: KS1: 1st Place- Ashleigh 2nd Place- Lewis KS2: 1st Place- Riley 2nd Place- Mollie A big congratulations to them... Read more…

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100% Attendance winners are announced!

This morning, the children who had achieved 100% attendance for the Spring term were presented with their certificates and badges in assembly. 46 children from KS1 as well as many KS2 children were awarded for coming into school every single day! A huge well done to them all and we hope that even... Read more…

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Some egg-cellent entries to our Easter competition!

As part of the Easter Fayre, the pupils were invited to decorate an Easter egg at home and enter it into our competition. The Easter egg could be in any form-plastic, paper or even a real hard-boiled egg! We have received some fantastic entries and the winners will be announced in assembly later... Read more…

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Things to do this Easter

  The termly Enrichment Awards will be held on Friday 31st March 2017. Children who have gained at least one activity in each of the 4 Herman Enrichment Buckets will receive a Bronze Award certificate from Mr. Thompson, Vice Principal, for their achievements. If you'd like to help your... Read more…

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Year 2 make Easter nest cakes!

This afternoon, Year 2 were very busy making Easter nest cakes. First of all they had to melt the chocolate in the microwave before adding in the cornflakes to the hot melted mixture. After lots of stirring, they spooned the chocolately cornflakes into paper cases and decorated with chicks and... Read more…

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Ormiston Herman pupils compete in Archery tournament.

Yesterday, a group of students from Ormiston Herman travelled to Caister Junior School to take part in a KS1 Archery Competition. They competed with other schools from within the local area. First of all they were taught some key Archery skills such as how to align the bow and arrow in order to... Read more…

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The Body Coach comes into the classroom!

Yesterday, pupils at Ormiston Herman Academy took part in an energising fitness routine with Joe Wicks aka The Body Coach. He did a 20 minute live workout via You-tube especially designed for school children to participate in. It saw them stretching, wiggling and moving in many different ways to... Read more…

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KS2 enjoy a magical theatrical performance!

Yesterday, KS2 pupils enjoyed a wonderful stage production of C.S.Lewis' book 'The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe'. A group of actors from M and M Theatrical Productions put on the fantastic show and wowed pupils with their re-enactment of the popular classic tale. One Year 5 pupil said 'It was... Read more…

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Art club make some Egg-cellent chicks!

This afternoon, KS2 Art club got into the spirit of Easter by making their very own yellow chicks. They used an oval shape for the body then drew around their hands to create the wings. Next they attached a beak and some feet before adding eyes and any other finishing touches. We think they did a... Read more…

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Pupils have a fantastic time at Sing Up Day!

Today, a group of children from the Academy attended 'Sing Up Day' at The King's Centre in Great Yarmouth. The day promised to be an exciting workshop giving the children the opportunity to learn a range of new songs from different genres of music, and it did not disappoint! The activities that the... Read more…

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Stars of the Week!

We are pleased to announce that the Stars of the Week for last week are as follows: Adventurers: Bailee Nunley Explorers: Evie Marsh Seekers: Michael Dixon Searchers: Olivia Rose Sharman Investigators: Emma Marshall Pioneers: Taylor Brett Wayfarers: Daisy Playford Pathfinders: Brooke... Read more…

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KS1 Cookery Group are inspired by Red Nose Day!

Today, the KS1 Enrichment Cookery Group run by Miss White drew inspiration from Red Nose Day. They carefully decorated biscuits with a range of different Red Nose Day designs. We think they look... Read more…

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Enrichment cookery group create savoury muffins!

This afternoon, the Enrichment cookery group run by Miss Westgate and Miss Manifold made some savoury muffins. The children enjoyed doing it so much that we thought we would share the recipe with you, should you like to have a go at making them at home. They are extremely easy to do! Savoury... Read more…

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Red Nose Day raises a phenomenal amount of money!

Today, we have been very busy fundraising for Red Nose Day. Pupils came into school dressed in red and donated £1 to the charity. As well as this, the School Council organised a Bake Sale with lots of delicious goodies being donated by families and staff. During their literacy lessons today,... Read more…

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Year 2 learn all about chocolate!

The Investigators class have recently been learning all about chocolate! They are reading the story of 'Charlie and the Chocolate Factory' and have completed lots of chocolate related activities in different lessons. Yesterday they even made chocolate cornflake cakes. They worked in groups and... Read more…

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Year 1 School trip to Wroxham Barns!

Today, Year 1 went on a very special trip to Wroxham Barns. Whilst at the Barns, they saw lots of different farm animals including cows, lambs and baby chicks. Some of them even had the chance to hold the fluffy yellow chicks which caused great excitement! Another fun activity they were able to... Read more…

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Year 4 Cycle Safety Workshop!

Today, Year 4 pupils braved the rain to attend a cycle safety workshop. The informative event taught pupils how to be safe whilst riding their bike. Specifically this included basic bike maintenance, how to correctly wear cycle helmets and how to ride correctly and safely. Everyone who participated... Read more…

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Year 1 learn science through literacy!

Year 1 read the story of Hansel and Gretel for Science week. They looked at shiny materials like the shiny stones which Hansel put out to find his way back. They set out their own path of shiny stones and breadcrumbs to find their way back to the classroom. The birds ate the breadcrumbs during the... Read more…

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Ancient Greek day thrills pupils!

Today, Year 3 and 4 pupils have experienced an exciting Ancient Greek day as part of their topic work on this subject. Most pupils came to school dressed as an Ancient Greek, and there were some very impressive costumes. During the day, they worked with an  expert on Ancient Greece and learnt all... Read more…

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Pupils celebrate St Patrick’s day in style!

Today is St Patrick's Day- the patron saint of Ireland! Pupils at Ormiston Herman Academy have been learning about St Patrick and how he became famous in Irish history. At art club last night, pupils put their creative talents into play and made leprechaun masks and hats. As well as this, Miss... Read more…

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Stars of the Week!

We are delighted to announce that the Achievers of the Week for the week commencing 13th March were as follows: Adventurers: Archie Howgate Explorers: Elina Armstrong Seekers: Finley Burman Searchers: Leigh-anna Bartram Investigators: Lily Earle Pioneers: Dylan Taylor Wayfarers: Brennan... Read more…

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Victory for Herman U-10 football team!

On Wednesday, the Under 10 football team from Ormiston Herman took on Martham Under 10s. With both teams playing especially well this season, it promised to be a tough match, however after a fantastic game, Ormiston Herman came out victorious with a great score of 4-1. This means they are currently... Read more…

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Year 4 get up close and personal with nature!

Year 4 pupils have been exploring our school pond environment as part of their learning about invertebrates! They went and looked at the frogspawn and discussed how it turns into tadpoles and later frogs. As well as this they looked for the different types of insects and bugs that live in the... Read more…

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