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Primary School Immunisation Program

Please click below to see information on the Primary School Flu Immunisation Program for September 2019   Primary School Flu Immunisation - Sept... Read more…

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Little Learners were busy bees this week!

Wow! We have had a busy time in Little Learner this week! On Wednesday we had 'Spread the Sunshine' day to support the Marie Curie Charity. To raise money we all wore something yellow. On Thursday we had our sports day.  The sun stayed shining for us and we had great day taking part in lots... Read more…

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Mary Poppins – Anything can happen!

Our incredible run of three nights at Ormiston Venture Academy performing our production of Mary Poppins Junior came to a close on Wednesday. The children did themselves, their families and the whole academy proud, with exceptional performances throughout. Audiences were wowed with singing, dancing... Read more…

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SPORTS DAY!

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Year 5 watch Ormiston Victory’s Matilda

Year 5 were  lucky enough yesterday to go and  watch Ormiston Victory Academy perform their drama groups dress rehearsal of Matilda. All children thoroughly enjoyed the show and found it very inspirational, we wish them the best of luck with their performances at the weekend.... Read more…

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Marie Curie Yellow Day

Wednesday at Ormiston Herman was wear yellow day to raise money for the Marie Curie Cancer Charity. Wearing such a bright colour certainly brightened everyone's spirits for the day.    ... Read more…

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Mary Poppins – Final Performance

The cast and crew have now completed 4 full performances of our production of Mary Poppins, with tonight's show being the final curtain call. The effort and energy that has gone into the show has been rewarded with excellent performances to large, loud audiences. We would love for our cast to see a... Read more…

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Lewis Walker – Fundraising Hero

On Saturday 29th June, Lewis took part in another fundraising event to raise at much as possible for little Jaymen. We are currently trying to raise as much as possible alongside Jaymens family to try get him the treatment he need in America which is not available on the NHS. We went along to the... Read more…

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Little Learners

This week in Little Learners Nursery we have been learning about snails and slugs. We learnt lots of interesting facts about them. We drew snail and slug pictures using chalk and we painted snail pictures using our finger prints. We also learnt that snail and slug begins with the sound 's' and... Read more…

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Year 5 Trip to Hirsty’s Farm

Last week, year 5 went on a farm visit to Hirstys; a very informative and fun day. Richard (farmer and owner) spoke to us about farming in our area and what he grows on his farm and where it goes to. We went on a tractor trailer ride around the farm and stopped at different... Read more…

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Reception figure out fossils.

As part of their learning about Dinosaurs, Reception have made their own salt dough fossils. They looked at the patterns of fossils and discussed what they could be the remains of.  ... Read more…

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Mary Poppins Junior – Tickets Released

Mary Poppins performances: Monday 8th July, Tuesday 9th July and Wednesday 10th July - performance starting at 6pm. The opening night of Mary Poppins Junior is a week away and we are all very excited! The cast have been working exceptionally hard and we are so grateful for the costumes and props... Read more…

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Last Week in Little Learners

Last week in Little Learners Nursery we had a special visit from Sam who looks after the mini-beasts at Africa Alive Wildlife Park. She brought along some mini-beasts for us to look at and feel.  We were really brave and lots of us held or touched the different creatures she brought in with her ... Read more…

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Not just another brick in the wall

We have been looking at positive relationships this week, and children throughout the academy have been creating bricks for our 'Relationships Wall'. Every brick contains the name of someones special person and why they are special. Here are some of Year 5 putting their bricks in the... Read more…

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‘Roar-some’ Reception

Reception has a 'roar-some' trip to the Dinosaur Park on Wednesday. We saw lots of the dinosaurs we have been learning about and we got to be paleontologists and dig up some fossils.    ... Read more…

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TES School Award Success 2019

Ormiston Herman Academy was shortlisted the TES Schools Awards 2019 for 'Early Years Setting of the Year! This is a prestigious National award, and TES Schools awards "celebrates the vision, commitment, and outstanding contribution to education". On Friday 21st, Mrs Rutherford, Mrs Karasava, Mrs... Read more…

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TeachMeet

The Teach Meet is an event run by Ignite Teaching School Alliance. It was held at Ormiston Venture Academy 25th June and there were approx 120 people in attendance. Miss Jackson did a presentation on the way our Early Years practice has been brought up to Year 1 and the positive outcomes that... Read more…

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#IWILL Art Club Play on Picasso

  Year 5/6 art enrichment group  have been looking at famous artists, this week focusing on Pablo Picasso and his painting Le Coq (Roosla) . They applied the techniques of line, colour and style used by the artist to their own work; using oil, pastels and chalk.  ... Read more…

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Lions Donate to Mary Poppins

The Great Yarmouth Lions Club have kindly donated £200 to the academy to help towards our production of Mary Poppins.       Today, the president of the club brought a cheque into the academy and wished us all luck with the performances. We took the opportunity to show our... Read more…

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#IWILL Cliff Park’s Shakespeare Rocks

As part of our #IWILL project we are keen to venture into the wider community to appreciate what we have around us. When our year 3 and 4 students were invited by Ormiston Cliff Park Junior Academy to attend a performance of their show "Shakespeare Rocks" it was an offer too good to refuse;... Read more…

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Healthy Eating in Year 3

As part of their learning in science, year 3 have been exploring healthy eating and its effect on our bodies. They all tried some fruits and vegetables that they were less familiar with last week, to mixed but mostly positive reviews. Kiwi fruit is a particular favorite! Who knew!  ... Read more…

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Inflatable Pitch Comes to Herman

  Today we had an inflatable pitch come from Go Gironimo, with the whole academy getting chance to take part in a game of tag rugby. From the photos below I'm sure you'll get a sense of quite how much everyone enjoyed it!        ... Read more…

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Year 5 & 6 tackle a triathlon

A selection of Year 5 & 6 took part in a triathlon this week as part of our #IWILL project. Fantastic effort from all involved.  ... Read more…

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Year 3 explore their local area

Year 3 this week took a walk around their local area as part of their topic work. We went as far as the sea front to explore the cliffs and the beach, stopping along the way at various sites.  ... Read more…

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Life Skills After School Club #IWILL

Life Skills after school started last week. For one of the activities the children used some litter picking sticks to help clear the fence and hedge line around the school. Among the findings was a crisp packet that went out of date in 1995!  ... Read more…

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