Yearly Archives: 2019

Father Christmas Comes to Herman

This morning we have had the most special of visitors. With the sound of sleigh bells, Christmas songs and ho ho ho's, Father Christmas came to Herman, greeting all of the children and giving them all gifts.   The children also enjoyed a special lunch, served by the staff.  ... Read more…

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Year 1 Story Cafe

Thank you for all the parents that attended the Year 1 Story Cafe! We shared a story in our new library "The Hub" and then came back to the classroom for Christmas activities, mince pies and biscuits!  ... Read more…

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Reception Story Cafe

This week, Reception held a winter story cafe. We read stories and took part in some crafts relating to them. We even made 'melted snowman' biscuits! Delicious.  ... Read more…

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Childrens’ Coach Celebration Assembly

On Friday we had a celebration assembly to acknowledge the work that our students complete with the Childrens'... Read more…

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The Ormiston Herman General Election

It has been a very exciting day at Ormiston Herman Academy as pupils have taken to the polls to cast their votes. This morning, our Year 6 pupils, who were representing the main political parties, shared their manifestos with the rest of the classes, so that children could vote for the policies... Read more…

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Reception Ride the Polar Express

As part of learning about 'Adventure Stories', Reception read the story of the Polar Express. We made our own Polar Express in the classroom and recreated the story. We used vocabulary such as 'conductor' 'North Pole' and 'steam train'.  ... Read more…

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Little Learners Get Decorating

On Friday in Little Learners Nursery we have had our Christmas tree delivered. It was very exciting! We all decorated it with lots of Christmas decorations.  It looks very pretty. We also made Christmas decoration shaped shortbread to enjoy at home.... Read more…

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Academy Closed to Pupils – Monday 2nd December

The Academy is closed on Monday 2nd Dec to complete the Deep Clean process to help minimise the spread of the sickness bug. The Academy expects to be open on Tueday 3rd Dec as... Read more…

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Little Learners looking after their teeth

On Wednesday this week we had a visit from a dental nurse.  She talked about good food choices and how to keep our teeth healthy. She used a puppet Colin the crocodile to show us how we should brush our teeth.  We all had a go at brushing his teeth following instructions  ... Read more…

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Sickness Outbreak

At Ormiston Herman Academy, we have experienced an increase in the number of pupils suffering from vomiting and diarrhoea over the last few days. I have been advised by Public Health England that this is a mild illness caused by a virus, but that it is very infectious. The symptoms typically... Read more…

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#IWILL Launch, Lunch and Auction; a resounding success

Our #IWILL Hub launch took place on Thursday, with a grand opening of what used to be our school library having been transformed and unveiled to parents. Our #IWILL leaders all enjoyed a special lunch and made a presentation in an assembly in front of the whole academy, visitors from OAT and... Read more…

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#IWILL Auction list

Tonight's #IWILL Hub launch auction looks set to be a great evening of fun and fundraising. Huge amounts of effort go into these events by pupils and staff, and our local community have rallied around to get an auction to be proud of. Please come along and show your support. To download your own... Read more…

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Year 1 Elizabethan Day

Today our time machine sent Year 1 back 460 years in time to Queen Elizabeth I coronation day! The children made crowns and decorated cups with jewels. We watched a clip of our Queen Elizabeth II's coronation ceremony and looked at a painting of Elizabeth I's. We learnt about what happened during... Read more…

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Year 1’s Elizabethan Discovery

Year 1 had an exciting discovery in our Curiosity Cave. It was a Time Machine! Inside it was a letter from Queen Elizabeth inviting us to her coronation ceremony! The children used 10p and 1p coins to pay for the tickets. We can't wait to find out what will happen with the time machine next!... Read more…

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Last Week in Little Learners

Last week's topic was Traditional Tales.  During the week we read Goldilocks and the Three Bears, The Three Billy Goats Gruff and The Three Little Pigs. We joined in with actions and repeated phrases. We walked up to the upstairs hall where we explored different ways of moving on the benches... Read more…

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Y1 trip to see ‘The Scarecrows Wedding’

All the children enjoyed going on the coach to see The Scarecrows Wedding by Julia Donaldson on stage. We looked at what the characters were like and discussed props and costumes, as everything was made out of things we could find at home! The children were excited to see the characters come to... Read more…

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Children in Need in Little Learners

Last Friday, we all came into nursery wearing something colourful to support Children in Need.  We made spotty flapjacks using skittles, oats, butter and syrup and we made Pudsey Bear hats. At snack time we listened to a fundraising story about clumsy Pudsey and clever Blush, while we listened to... Read more…

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‘The #IWILL Hub’ Grand Opening Auction

Remember the date! Thursday 28th November 2019, 3:15pm! The official opening of our new #IWILL Hub is finall here! To celebrate, we'll be holding an #IWILL auction, with all proceeds going towards future social action projects at OHA. All 'lots' will be donated by local businesses and there will... Read more…

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This Week in Little Learners

This week we have been looking at familiar Nursery Rhymes and new rhymes.  This has involved playing with sounds and words. On Tuesday it was Bonfire night. We looked at a Bonfire rhyme and we spoke about the safety of fireworks and we made some brilliant sound effects, It was our Number... Read more…

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Reception Open Day

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Times Tables Rock Stars

To kick start the launch of Times Tables Rock Stars all pupils and staff dressed up as rockers. Key Stage Two  took part in class vs class battles, to see which class would become the first Rock Heroes of Ormiston Herman Academy. EYFS and Key Stage One also took part in Times Tables learning... Read more…

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Celebrating our Winning Artists

Four Year 6 pupils were asked to represent Ormiston Herman Academy to collect a voucher for sports equipment from Richardsons Family Entertainment Centre in Lowestoft after winning an art competition for painting a giant bucket and spade! The pupils had a fantastic time; they were treated to lunch... Read more…

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Little Learners celebrate Diwali

This week we have been finding out about the Hindu celebration of light called Diwali. We read the story of Rama and Sita and we watched some shadow puppets on the whiteboard showing us the story too. We then made our own finger puppets and we went outside to the outdoor classroom shelter and... Read more…

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Choir Perform for Children in Need

The Ormiston Herman Academy Choir are delighted to be performing at the Children in Need Concert at St. Mary Magdelane Church on Saturday. Details are below. Please come along, support the choir and all the other performers who are taking part, helping to raise money for... Read more…

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Bonfire Themed Lunch Menu

There will be a special bonfire themed lunch menu on Tuesday 5th November. Please see the poster below for details or click on the link to download it. Norse Primary Bonfire Promotion... Read more…

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