Yearly Archives: 2018

CHRISTMAS PARTY DAY IN YEAR !!!

What a lively day we have all had in Year 1! From Father Christmas visiting…………to opening presents………to enjoying a festive lunch together and then PARTY AFTERNOON we are all tired out! MERRY CHRISTMAS TO... Read more…

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Do you want to build a snowman…….?

Year 1 enjoy their end of term learning café together themed around the text ‘Snowman and Snowdog’ with parents and their little ones. A lovely way to end the term! Yet again a very big thank you goes to parents and children for their hard work and commitment throughout this term with home... Read more…

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Lower Key Stage 2 Attendance Assemblies

A huge congratulations to our Year 3 and 4 pupils who were presented with their badges and certificates for achieving an impressive 100% attendance during the Autumn term. Lets see how many of these pupils can achieve 100% for the full academic... Read more…

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Year 3 Christmas Craft!

Year 3 have had a busy day making lots of different Christmas craft items! Well done for being so... Read more…

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Reception Christmas Story Cafe!

Reception had their Christmas Story Cafe this morning. The teachers read a Christmas story and then the children and their families got busy making lots of lovely Christmas crafts to take home! We had some delicious snacks like biscuits and mince pies, and listened to Christmas music. We all had a... Read more…

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Reception’s first Nativity!

Our Reception children enjoyed taking part in their first school Nativity earlier this week. A huge thank you to parents and carers for supplying such amazing... Read more…

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Year 4 Norwich Castle Visit

Year Four continued their study of the Anglo-Saxon era with a fantastic trip to Norwich Castle. Our visit began with a metal detectorist discovering a brooch in Norfolk that reveals the story of Thurweald, an Anglo Saxon warrior King and his people. We met different Anglo Saxon characters who... Read more…

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Christmas Carol Performance

This morning, Key Stage 2 children attended St Mary Magdalene Church in Gorleston in order to present their Christmas performance to their parents and carers. A huge audience turned out to watch and were left delighted by the wonderful show. A big thank you to parents and carers for supporting... Read more…

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Year 6 presentations!

Year 6 have been working very hard on making slide show presentations using chrome books to show what they have learnt this term on their theme 'keeping yourself safe'. Topics included the circulatory system (science), Gustav Klimt (art), equality and discrimination (PSHE) and their trip to... Read more…

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Pupils’ creativity is commended!

We were absolutely delighted to attend the Civic Service at Great Yarmouth Minster this evening and were even more delighted to collect this award for the beautiful Christmas tree exhibit made by our pupils! A special well done to art club who decorated it so... Read more…

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Cross Country Success!

A huge well done to all the pupils that represented Ormiston Herman Academy at the Cross Country tournament at Bure Park last week. Everyone tried really hard and put in their best efforts despite the unpleasant weather conditions. There were some fantastic timings achieved and some pupils even... Read more…

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Eight Tree and Crib Festival!

We were delighted to display our entry into the eight Great Yarmouth tree and crib festival this morning. Every child in the Academy wrote what they were thankful for this festive season then art club decorated the tree beautifully. The festival runs from 9th-16th December and entry is £2. Please... Read more…

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Walking in a Winter Wonderland……

  Year 1 find themselves greeted with a very important Winter post this morning inside the Secret Cave…………hmmmm who could have written the letter?  As shared reading began…the key words Author and Illustrator were used and COMPETITION! How excited we all were! …and the text... Read more…

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Nursery have an exciting week!

This week the Nursery children have been learning about bears.  On Thursday we had a special stay and play, the children brought in their favourite teddies and they made teddy bear biscuits with their parents. We had a lovely teddy bears picnic and the children ate their delicious biscuits - they... Read more…

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Year 1 Crimean War Day

Wow what a busy day it’s been for all those Nurses in the hospital today…phew! From broken legs and arms to wounds needing re-bandaging…..not to mention the rats that needed fighting off from the floors and ceilings! The Nurses cared so well for the wounded, taking them milk and fruit and... Read more…

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Certificate Presentation!

We were extremely delighted to have Steve from Active Futures attend the Academy today to present us with 2 certificates to recognise our commitments to sport and healthy living. The first certificate was to recognise that we have achieved Active Futures status whereas the second was to commend us... Read more…

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And the KS1 choir are ready!

After rehearsing together for the last time this morning the boys and girls are ready for tonight’s spectacular performance at the Minster. They are ready to show you all their beautiful singing voices and cannot wait to represent their academy whilst getting us all in the …..dare we say it….... Read more…

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Year 2 Creative Writing Enrichment!

The Year 2 Creative Writing group got started on their stories for Enrichment. They have spent a couple of weeks planning and are now excitedly writing. We cannot wait to read their fantastic... Read more…

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Year 2 are inspired by visitors!

Today we meet with our last visitor for our Aspirations topic. Mr Speed came to talk to us about his role as Operations and Engineering Manager of First Eastern Counties. We asked lots of questions and learnt how hard work can help us to develop and reach our full potential. We've been very lucky... Read more…

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Used Uniform Sale

On Wednesday we will be holding a used uniform sale at 8:30 in the Downstairs Hall. We will have a range of items including jumpers, trousers, dresses, sports items and wellie boots. All items are available for a donation of your choice and any money raised will go towards the Heart 2 Heart... Read more…

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Year 3 investigate measurement!

Year 3 have been investigating Measurement in maths recently. They have been using rulers, scales and measuring jugs in order to measure different objects around their... Read more…

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Skipping superstars!

For well over a year now Miss Coe and Mrs Rose have been teaching skipping at lunchtime and for enrichment for KS2. Some children have been so committed they have skipped everyday and their skill level has improved drastically! Not only have they learnt how to run in and out but many have also... Read more…

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WOW YEAR 1…. Just WOW!

A super well done to all the Year 1 boys and girls! With reading at home and reading at school working hand in hand with each other throughout the week, the confidence to decode and talk about events has only improved! The children enjoy reading to adults and sharing a range of texts with their... Read more…

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Year 6 papier mache islands!

As you may remember, Year 6 were making paper mache islands after being inspired by the book Kensuke’s Kingdom. It has taken weeks of hard work and determination but the islands are finally finished! Year 6 truly enjoyed the story and were quite emotional when it ended, even giving a round of... Read more…

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Reception Coastguard Visit!

This week, learned about the job of the coastguard, and the types of emergencies they go out to.  We got to see inside their special vehicle, and see all the equipment they use. We had a go at pretending to save each other using their equipment. We enjoyed pressing the siren, it was very... Read more…

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