Monthly Archives: May 2017

Happy half term!

Half term is upon us and we would like to wish all our students and their families a very lovely break. Why not use the week to tick off some activities on Enrichment passports? How many can you achieve in a week? Have fun and stay... Read more…

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Year 2 bake their way to victory!

This afternoon, as part of their topic on wartime rationing, Year 2 pupils have been busy making scones. They had to carefully measure out the ingredients before mixing them together. The finished scones smelt and tasted... Read more…

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Year 2 are awarded for their hard work!

Year 2 have been celebrating all the hard work they put into their Key Stage One SATs over the past two weeks. All of the children should be extremely proud of themselves and the outcomes they have achieved. They have been keen to show off what they know and have tried their hardest in all of the... Read more…

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Staff, pupils and parents have a great time at the Fun Run!

The annual Fun Run was held at Ormiston Herman Academy today! A huge thanks to all the parents, carers and families who came to support the event. Your support enables us to continue to provide fun and educational activities for children alongside their lessons. Please take a look at our gallery... Read more…

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Staff and pupils gear up for Fun Run!

Staff and pupils alike have arrived to school wearing their red, white and blue clothing ready for the fun run later today. The KS1 run will be held at 11am whilst KS2 will be at 2pm. We hope to see lots of parents and families... Read more…

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Year 1’s miniature art project with big results!

Following Year 1's trip to Norwich castle to look at the Dolls' houses, they spent Tuesday afternoon working altogether to produce their own versions. They had to think about the size of the doll in relation to their house. They made bedrooms, lounges and bathrooms, with lots of modern technology... Read more…

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Year 2 measure up nicely!

Year 2 have been learning about different units of measurement including ml and g and have enjoyed experimenting with different equipment to help consolidate their understanding. It certainly looks like they enjoyed... Read more…

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Reception enjoy a trip to Gorleston seafront!

This morning, the boys and girls in Reception went on a lovely school trip to Gorleston seafront. They wanted to learn more about keeping themselves healthy so they went to the seafront to get some inspiration of different sports and exercises they could do. First of all they took a gentle... Read more…

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Wellbeing Week

Last week was Wellbeing Week in the Academy. The week began with a special assembly introducing the concept of 'wellbeing' and helping the children to understand how this is an important part of their every day lives. Throughout the week, all classes had the opportunity to complete some... Read more…

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Year 5 pupils are proficient cyclists!

A group of  our Year 5 children have successfully completed and met the required standards for the Norfolk County Council 'On Road Level 2 Cycling Course'. A huge well done to them... Read more…

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Year 1 Norwich Castle Trip

Today Year 1 pupils went on a school trip to Norwich castle to take part in their 'Tiny Tales' workshop as part of their topic work on Victorian toys. The exciting workshop allowed the children to experience what life would be like if they were a doll. Mrs Miles, a doll from a Victorian dolls... Read more…

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Libby uses her art and craft skills to help her friends!

Libby from Navigators class has been very busy putting her art and craft skills to good use at home. She decorated a box then decided to help her classmates to learn their times-tables by filling it with homemade challenge cards. What a kind and thoughtful thing to... Read more…

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Duckling photo gallery

Unfortunately it is the ducklings last day in the Academy, however we are very happy that they are going to loving homes. This is a photo gallery documenting the ducklings time with... Read more…

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Our ducklings are growing fast!

The ducklings that the Reception children have been looking after are growing up extremely quickly. All the children from the Academy have visited them and many of them were fortunate enough to watch them learning to swim this morning. The ducklings leave tomorrow but we are pleased to announce... Read more…

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Izabelle learns about WW2 at home.

Izabelle from Investigators class is really enjoying learning about WW2, so much so that she bought a special WW2 pack to read at home. The pack contains copies of lots of wartime documents including ration books, identity badges, propaganda posters and even some old theatre tickets. Izabelle... Read more…

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Year 2 World War 2 evacuation!

Today, pupils and staff from Year 2 went on an extremely exciting school trip. They have been learning about World War 2 as part of their topic, and this morning, they all arrived at school bright and early, dressed as evacuees. After a coach ride to Sheringham, they all boarded a steam train and... Read more…

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Duckling update!

We now have 5 yellow fluffy ducklings hatched in our Reception class. Miss Allen has been busy teaching them how to swim and all the children are enjoying learning about how to effectively take care of... Read more…

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More Egg-citing news!

Egg Update: 3 of the Reception class eggs have hatched into lovely yellow fluffy ducklings! They look extremely cute and all the children are enjoying learning about them and taking care of... Read more…

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Reception have some eggcellent news!

Eggcellent news! Eggs have arrived in our Reception classes! The children are learning about which animals hatch from eggs and have made predictions! I wonder whose prediction will be right! The eggs are in an incubator, and the children have learnt about why the eggs are there and the importance... Read more…

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Year 2 travel back in time to WW2

Pupils in Year 2 are currently learning about World War 2 and the events leading up to it. Yesterday they had the opportunity to open an evacuee's suitcase and discover what evacuated children took away with them. They discussed the process of evacuation and considered how they would feel if they... Read more…

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Reception Story Cafe is a green occasion!

Yesterday, the Reception classes held a very exciting Story Cafe for parents and carers to attend. First of all, Miss Allen and Mrs Roberts shared the story 'Meg's Veg' by Helen Nicoll with everyone. This story is linked to Reception's current learning theme of 'growing'. Once the story had been... Read more…

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Free drama workshop at Norwich Castle this Saturday!

Year 4, 5 and 6 pupils are invited to a  really fun FREE workshop at Norwich Castle Museum THIS Saturday 6th May at 11am.  Students from the UEA drama degree will be running the workshop based on the Dolls House exhibition and performing a short piece to go with the exhibition, in the afternoon... Read more…

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Exciting free music events available in half term!

Norfolk Music Hub are offering a range of free music activities during the next half term holidays. The events are suitable for children aged 7-18 and will be happening in Caister, Great Yarmouth and Gorleston. A full timetable can be downloaded below. Please get involved if you can! Great... Read more…

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Year 6’s Golden Grammar Girls!

Year 6 pupils are very busy preparing for their SATs exams, and this group of girls took on a difficult grammar related task. They were challenged to write a paragraph containing over 15 different grammatical features; by no means an easy feat! However, the girls worked together and successfully... 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 24th April were as follows: Explorers: Amelia Brown Seekers: Boudica Kyriaca Searchers: Lacey Beddoes Investigators: Tyron Culling Pioneers: Yvie Muir Pathfinders: Breydon Drury and Paige Miles Navigators:... Read more…

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