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A mathematical but delicious end to the week!

Year 1 boys and girls use their mathematical skills to buy their delicious morning snack from their Year 1 snack shop. They used their knowledge of tens and ones to choose the correct coins to give to the shop keeper. The fruit was juicy, bright, delicious……  oh we could give many more... Read more…

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Nursery news!

Zienna in Little Learners Nursery kindly brought in her volcano that she had made at home. We did a science experiment with it. We used different ingredients to make it look like lava was coming out of the top of it. It exploded like a real volcano. It was so exciting! Reuben was so interested... Read more…

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Reception car survey!

As part of their transport topic, Reception went to the school car park to do a colour of car survey. They used tally sheets to work out the most popular car colour, by making a tally and then comparing the numbers in each tally. They also used some road safety knowledge to make sure they were safe... Read more…

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We’re going on a bear hunt…..we’re going to catch a big one….!

Inspiration for our writing this week has come from the well-known text ‘We’re going on a bear hunt’ written by the author Michael Rosen! Looking closely at verbs and suffix ‘ed’, Year 1 boys and girls found themselves in a range of scenes as they... Read more…

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Second Heart 2 Heart Defibrillator Fundraiser!

Please see the attached flyer for details of the second Heart 2 Heart Bake Sale that a wonderful group of parents have organised in order to fund a defibrillator for the Academy. We are already half way to our target due to the support you have given... Read more…

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‘You have a brain in your head, you have feet in your shoes, you can go wherever you choose!’….

  Year 1 boys and girls have had an explosive start to the day today! Zachary kindly brought in a volcano that he had made at home, linking very closely to our travels talk. After talking about the 7 continents of the world and the places we would like to travel to when we are growing up,... Read more…

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Roll up!…… Roll up!

Come and see the Year 1 Dr Seuss performance! Year 1 boys and girls continued to follow the clues to their mystery Secret Cave setting and discovered that Dr Seuss had visited their classroom! Today he sent us the challenge of reading some extracts of text from the book ‘Oh the places you... Read more…

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Nursery are Superheroes!

This week the Little Learners topic is Superheroes. We have read the story Supertato. Supertato sent us a letter. He sent us a challenge. His friends were captured by Evil Pea. We had to rescue them by finding them their homes, matching the shape on their cape to the shape on their house. We... Read more…

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Year 6’s historical project!

Year 6's book for this half term is 'Goodnight Mr.Tom' focusing on the topic of WW2. The children were extremely lucky to have been able to borrow a box of WW2 artifacts by the Aviation Museum. They were able to  handle the items to get a closer look which they thoroughly enjoyed! They are... Read more…

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Year 6 make pie charts!

This week, Year 6 have been analysing and interpreting data from a pie chart. The children were then given the task to gather information, using a tally, about which  celebrations chocolate was their favorite. They then had to calculate what each person valued in terms of degrees, as this... Read more…

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Year 4 Victorian Day!

On Victorian day Year 4 enjoyed participating in a variety of activities that children would have carried out during the Victorian era. These activities included: re-enacting a typical Victorian lesson, copperplate writing, playing outdoor games (associated with the time) and creating optical... Read more…

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Year 3 visit to the Circus!

Today, Year 3 enjoyed an exciting school trip to the Time and Tide Museum as part of their topic 'The Circus'. Throughout the day, they participated in lots of different activities including a magic show and a treasure hunt. They also carried out an investigation into the various roles of... Read more…

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Oh the places you’ll go……

Year 1 boys and girls found themselves surprised at the look of the Secret Cave this morning! They were intrigued and excited to find out who has left this wonderful resource behind……..Watch this... Read more…

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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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