Yearly Archives: 2020

Reflection Poetry

Year 6 have been creating some beautiful reflection poetry. Here is one example from Lillie in Crusaders. Lillie's 2020 reflection... Read more…

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Merry Christmas from everyone at Ormiston Herman Academy

We've all been incredibly busy enjoying the build up to Christmas 2020; and although we are not able to share our usual assembly with you, we've not let that stop us! T'Was The Night Before Christmas The whole academy have learned and recited verses from this favourite festive poem,... Read more…

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Year 1 Snowman Stories

The Year 1 children have been helping out author Raymond Briggs as he didn't put any writing in his book The Snowman! They have done some excellent sentences telling the story to go with his illustrations.... Read more…

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Pantomime Time in Reception

Reception had a fantastic afternoon enjoying a pantomime. Oh no we didn't. OH YES WE DID!!We gave our tickets in at the box office and settled down ready for the show. We enjoyed a yummy ice cream and had fun listening to the songs and joining in with the characters "HE'S BEHIND YOU!"... Read more…

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#IWILL Garden Logo

The week commencing 16th November was #IWILL week, where all Ormiston Academies celebrate their #IWILL projects. We decided to launch our brand new Garden Project by asking all the children in the Academy to design a new logo for the garden that is being completed next year. The competition... Read more…

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Y4 Anglo Saxon Wow day

The children started off with some Anglo-Saxon riddles to get their brains in gear. They then moved on to writing their first names on a set of Anglo-Saxon runes that they created out of clay. They finished their morning off by creating an Anglo-Saxon bracelet using a folding over technique.... Read more…

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Anti-Bullying Week

Last week we have taken part in 'Anti-Bullying Week'. We thought about how we can treat each other and work together to make the academy a safer and happier place.  We made a collaborative display to show our thoughts on how we can do this. Here is a link for information for parents on... Read more…

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Julie Fisher’s book published

We are pleased to announce that Professor Julie Fisher has had her book "Moving on to Key Stage 1" published for which she came to Ormiston Herman Academy's Year 1 for research in October 2019. Julie had heard of our academy as a good example and she spent the day talking to Mrs Rutherford and... Read more…

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Year 6 Science

On Tuesday in science, Year 6 investigated the rate of blood flow through arteries and what can happen if a person develops coronary heart disease. We talked about the importance of leading a healthy lifestyle.... Read more…

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OAT Summer Arts Competition

This Summer, OAT launched its first ever Summer Arts Competition for all students in Primary and Secondary Academies. Ashnetha and Pritisha of Ormiston Herman Academy won first prize! The children had to choose to enter their Arts project into one of the following... Read more…

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Seekers (Y1) watercolour poppy fields

The Seekers class have been painting some beautiful watercolour paintings of poppy fields as part of our learning around Remembrance Day. We learnt the word 'landscape' as well as learning to mix different shades and how to use smaller brushes for... Read more…

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Year 3 ‘Will Remember Them’

Alonside their normal learning, children across the academy have shown great maturity in acknowledging Armistice Day. Here are some pictures from the work Year 3 have... Read more…

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Poster Display

Across the academy, children have been creating posters to help learn how to stay safe at these difficult times. They have produced some fantastic... Read more…

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Last week in Reception

Last week we were learning about Bonfire Night, and we read the story of 'Sparks in the Sky'. We talked about why we celebrate Bonfire Night and we thought about ways we can keep ourselves safe during this time. We made some fantastic fireworks pictures using a variety of media. We made our own... Read more…

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‘Roar’some year 1

Year 1 have displayed some of the great work about dinosaurs that the children completed last half term. Also here is a video of the children performing a song they learnt called "Prehistoric Animal Brigade". Seekers Song Pt 1 Seekers Song Pt 2 Now we are looking forward to this... Read more…

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Black History Month

During Black History Month, Year 6 have been looking at pivotal moments within black history and focusing on the story of Rosa Parks and the life of Martin Luther King Jr. Discoverers and Crusaders have really enjoyed learning about these events which link to our Amazing Americas topic. They... Read more…

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Seekers Settle In

The children have settled well into Year 1. Here are some photos of the children busy in the Seekers classroom which we call our "Learning Garden"!... Read more…

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Tommy’s Staff Gallery Slideshow

Tommy in Reception has been drawing some of the members of staff in his spare time, and has created a slideshow of his work. The similarities are incredible! Great work Tommy. Tommy's Staff... Read more…

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Year 6 Leavers Assembly 2020 Goes Live!

We are delighted to be able to share our Ormiston Herman Academy Year 6 2020 Leavers Assembly with you. It may have been a strange year by normal standards but the strength of character shown by this year group is something we are all incredibly impressed by and proud of. I'm sure you all are... Read more…

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Year 6 Leavers Party Day

Yesterday, Year 6 bubbles had their leavers party day and had a socially distanced picnic on the field for lunch. Awards were given out and lots of fun was had by all!... Read more…

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The Key of H Class – 10.07.2020

This week in the Key of H Class (Key Workers of Herman) we have loved completing our challenges about bees, and have all made our own giant bee out of papier mache. We had a musical day on Monday talking about our favourite songs and listening to the classical piece - The Flight of the Bumblebee.... Read more…

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Weekly Challenge Accepted – 10.07.2020

This week’s Key Stage 1 challenges have been on the subject of food, while Key Stage 2 have been learning all about bees! We have had so much incredible work sent in and love seeing it so much, it’s great to be able to share it back with your friends on the website. Great work everyone, keep... Read more…

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What’s Happening at Herman – Reception – 10.07.2020

 Reception have had a 'ROAR'some week of learning around the theme of dinosaurs. We have learned about how archeologists dig up fossils to help us to understand more about dinosaurs and we got a letter from MR DIG the paleontologist and helped him to become good at his job. We have sorted... Read more…

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What’s Happening at Herman – Year 1 – 03.07.2020

This Week the children have been learning about The Lion King and Finding Nemo. They have been imagining what it would be like to scuba dive under the water by doing some descriptive writing. They have all enjoyed learning about Lion King by making masks and learning a dance to perform to the... Read more…

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What’s Happening at Herman – Reception – 03.07.2020

Ahoy there me hearties! The learning in Reception this week has been focussed on Pirates. We were lucky enough to receive a letter from Captain Blackbeard, a pirate who's ship was stuck on some rocks. He wanted us to help him to fix his ship, so we had to write a letter to check that he is a good... Read more…

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