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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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Weekly Challenge Accepted – 03.07.2020

This week’s Key Stage 1 challenges have been on the subject of treasure, while Key Stage 2 have been learning all about dinosaurs! 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... Read more…

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The Key of H Class – 03.07.2020

This week in the Key of H class (Key workers of Herman Academy) we have enjoyed a range of themed learning chosen by the children. Melody's Monday Maths taught us about roman numerals as we made a clock face out of twigs. Poppy's Pic Picks showed us how to create cartoon characters. We turned these... Read more…

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What’s Happening at Herman – Year 1 – 26.06.2020

After our exciting theme park week last week the children have had their lovely work and photos displayed in the classroom! This week we have been learning around the Toy Story films. We have talked alot about the feelings of the characters and wrote an apology from Woody to Buzz explaining he... Read more…

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What’s Happening at Herman – Reception – 26.06.2020

This weeks the Receptions Bubbles learning has been focussed around the theme of 'Under the Sea' . In phonics the children have produced some 'crabulous' writing, by labelling fish and writing super sentences about sea creatures. In Maths, we have used sea creatures to create 'jawsome' number... Read more…

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The Key of H Class – 26.06.2020

This week in the Key of H Class (Key Workers of Herman) we have been busy keeping up with our weekly challenges, including erupting our own volcanoes! We have started our new book; Michael Morpurgo's 'The Wreck of the Zanzibar' and have written our own shipwreck story. We've kept our bodies and... Read more…

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Weekly Challenge Accepted – 26.06.2020

This week's Key Stage 1 challenges have been on the subjects of travel and transport, while Key Stage 2 have been learning all about volcanoes! 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... Read more…

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What’s Happening at Herman – Reception- 19.06.2020

This week Reception have been learning around the topic of the seaside. In phonics they have written postcards and labelled beach scenes, and in Maths they have  learned the value of coins to buy ice creams and used repeating patterns to make beach huts. They have produced some fantastic seaside... Read more…

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What’s Happening at Herman – Year 6 – 19.06.2020

This week we have been looking at the Early Years garden and measuring and planning a new area for next year. We have also looked at the Fibonacci art project in maths, using compasses to measure our circles and create... Read more…

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The Key of H Class – 19.06.2020

This week in the Key of H Class (Key Workers' Children of Herman) we have completed our challenges about the circus and our world. We have also built and tested structures made from straws in Science, drawn a street scene learning about perspective in art, and created Fathers' Day Cards in Craft.... Read more…

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What’s Happening at Herman – Year 1 – 19.06.2020

It has been Theme park week in Year 1. They have all learnt about the history of Walt Disney and how he created his own Theme Park, DisneyLand in California. The children have been able to be very creative with their imagination and create their very own with amazing rides and characters. The... Read more…

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Weekly Challenge Accepted – 19.06.2020

This week's Key Stage 1 challenges have been based around our world and the weather, while Key Stage 2 have been learning around the subject of the circus. 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... Read more…

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What’s Happening at Herman – Reception

Last week the learning in the Reception Bubbles have focussed on the theme of 'Our Kingdom'. Our phonics sessions have been based on Zog, where we have labelled Zog and written a list to describe Zog. In Maths we have used our knowledge of number bonds to match the correct key to its lock, used 2d... Read more…

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The Key of H Class – 12.06.2020

In the Key of H Class (Key workers' children of Herman) this week we have been reading Charlie and the Chocolate Factory as our class book. We have also been learning and improving our skills while keeping fit with PE lessons each day. We have been creating space related crafts to mark the launch... Read more…

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Weekly Challenge Accepted 12.06.2020

Welcome to this week's Challenge Accepted gallery. Please remember that the Daily Challenge and contact with teaching staff is NOT operational during the weekend. Please refrain from emailing teachers between 3.00pm Friday 5th June and 9.00am Monday 8th June. Many thanks for your support. This... Read more…

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What’s Happening at Herman 12.06.2020

Year 1 has had an excellent week carrying on with our Disney theme doing all sorts of learning around the stories of Rapunzel and Moana. They painted beautiful watercolours of Rapunzel's tower which went on a special display celebrating the lovely artwork that has been done so far. There was lots... Read more…

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