Monthly Archives: February 2018

Academy Closure- 28th February 2018.

We are closed today due to the adverse weather conditions. Thank... Read more…

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Snowy fun!

The children have just had the option of going out at breaktime to make the most of the snow. They enjoyed playing snowballs and other games before coming back into the warm to thaw... Read more…

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Help keep your child safer online sessions.

As part of Ormiston Herman Academy's commitment to Safeguarding, we are pleased to offer two sessions for parents and guardians to promote digital safety awareness. With the internet now a well-established cornerstone of growing up in modern Britain, it is vital that adults have an awareness of... Read more…

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Go Go Hare launch assembly!

This morning, Mr Thompson and Mrs Porter delivered an extra special assembly with saw the unveiling of the 'Go Go Hare'. Over the Summer, between 02.07.18 and 02.09.18, there will be a sculpture trail in Norwich. This will feature statues of leveret hares, all of which have been designed and... Read more…

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Bad Hair for a Good Cause!

Today in the Academy, we are raising money for the charity 'Break' by participating in Bad Hair Day and holding a cake sale. A huge thank you to parents and carers for making such an effort- there are some cases of truly bad hair today! We have just held our breaktime cake sale and have so far... Read more…

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KS1 become forensic scientists!

Key Stage 1 have had an exciting day- they were no longer school children but forensic scientists! Dr Mandy Hartley taught the children all about what DNA is and how she uses it in her job as a forensic scientist and how this inspired her to be an author of the book "DNA Detectives- To Catch a... Read more…

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Tesco donate books for World Book Day!

We were very fortunate this morning, to be visited by Hayley Cook, our local Tesco Community Champion. Hayley brought along a wide variety of books which Tesco have kindly donated to the Academy for us to use as prizes on World Book Day activities and at our after school quiz. A huge thank you to... Read more…

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Year 1 Castle Day!

Today, Year 1 had a very exciting dress up day! To mark the end of their topic work on Castles, the pupils were invited to come in dressed as kings, queens, princes, princesses, knights or even dragons. The costumes all looked fantastic! Throughout the day, Year 1 took part in a range of Castle... Read more…

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Mental Health Week

This week within the Academy, we have been focusing on Mental Health. Every year group has done activities and learning related to understanding  what mental health means, and children have learnt how they can enhance their own mental health as well as the mental health of those around them. Year... Read more…

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4 generations attend Families’ Week!

Yesterday, 4 generations of Ashton Stone's family attended school lunch as part of our Families' Week celebrations. Ashton was joined by his mum, grandad and great grandad, the latter of which is in his late nineties! What a special... Read more…

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Cross country triumph!

On Friday, a group of 40 pupils from OHA travelled to Fritton Lake in order to participate in an inter-school cross country competition. Everyone who attended tried extremely hard and ran non stop around the mile long course. A handful of children achieved ranked places and won medals as well as a... Read more…

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Big Race Success!

This morning, all the boys and girls who participated in The Big Race were presented with their certificates. As well as this, the winners from the KS2 competitive races were awarded medals to mark their achievements. Following the presentation, Mr Thompson gave an inspirational talk about the link... Read more…

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Year 1 Castle Building Workshop!

Yesterday, Year 1 enjoyed participating in a castle building workshop alongside their parents. It was very well attended and everyone had a great time. The castles look brilliant- with towers, walkways and working drawbridges. It was a fantastic opportunity for the children to put into practice all... Read more…

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