Category Archives: Academy news

World Book Day Menu

As part of our World Book Day celebrations we will have a special themed menu at lunch time. SKM_C335120022711000 There will be no school packed lunch or jacket potato menu available on that day. For more information on school lunches please see the School Lunch Menu page on the... Read more…

Category: Academy news Tags:

Safer Internet Day

On Tuesday this week, Ormiston Herman Academy celebrated Safer Internet Day. Computing club delivered an assembly focusing on online safety tips, where they asked the children to complete a poster or leaflet to show the information that they had shared. The theme for Safer Internet Day was 'Free To... Read more…

Category: Academy news Tags:

Kyle’s Model Making

Kyle in Year 3 has been busy making models with his dad as part of his extra curricula homework choices. He chose to build the Eiffel Tower first, then came the London Eye and this week Coventry Old Cathedral arrived! Kyle choose the Eiffel Tower as he has stood underneath it and really liked the... Read more…

Category: Academy news Tags:

Year 1 Robotics

The children in Year 1 have been working very hard to learn about materials, Robots and 3D shapes this half term. During our  Robot Building Workshop the children have been able to design and construct robots with their friends and families.... Read more…

Category: Academy news Tags:

#IWILL Skateboard Workshops

As part of the #IWILL project, children from Year1-6 have taken part in a skateboarding workshop. They learned about safety as well as how to ride. It was a certain hit across the board!... Read more…

Category: Academy news Tags:

#IWILL FitBit Challenge

All classes from Yr 1 - 6 had two fit bits to wear last week to see how many steps each class could complete. The final total of steps across the school was 702,800! Here are the top three classes: 1st Pioneers - 96,804 2nd Pathfinders - 75, 358 3rd Searchers - 66, 739... Read more…

Category: Academy news Tags:

Little Learners find their BRAVE

On Wednesday we were very BRAVE and we went on a Bear hunt in search for a Bear.  We searched for one wet shiny noise, two furry ears and two googly eyes.  We all put on our welly boots (Welly Wednesday) and our coats and we explored the outdoor environment.  We walked all the way around the... Read more…

Category: Academy news Tags:

Discoverers have been looking at Chinese art and have produced some lovely pieces of work using different materials and paining with different brushes and brush strokes. The class have really enjoyed this art topic and will look at another Chinese art piece this week.  ... Read more…

Category: Academy news Tags:

Last Week in Little Learners

Over the past few weeks the Little Learner children and adults have welcomed new children into the nursery.  The children have all settled well and are happy to explore the nursery and the activities. Last week we celebrated Chinese New Year. We have done lots of different craft activities and... Read more…

Category: Academy news Tags:

Chinese New Year in Reception

Reception had a fantastic week learning about the celebration of Chinese New Year. They have tried Chinese cuisine, made origami fortune cookies, learnt about Chinese stories such The Great Race and Nian the Dragon. They looked at China on Google Maps and also made concertina dragons and paper... Read more…

Category: Academy news Tags:

Year 5 Tudor Day

On Thursday, year 5 had a Tudor day so that the children could imagine what life may have been like during this historical period.  They came dressed in costume and spent the day learning about clothes, houses and food.    ... Read more…

Category: Academy news Tags:

Year 5’s dreams; growing all the time.

Year 5  created a beautiful display this week named 'The Aspiration Tree'. They were looking ahead to the future; regarding family, education, career and their dreams.... Read more…

Category: Academy news Tags:

Parent Survey 2020

Our 2020 parent survey is now live on the 'For Parents' section of our website. Please click here to take part.  Your feedback is really useful to us and gratefully... Read more…

Category: Academy news Tags:

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…

Category: Academy news Tags:

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…

Category: Academy news Tags:

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…

Category: Academy news Tags:

Childrens’ Coach Celebration Assembly

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

Category: Academy news Tags:

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…

Category: Academy news Tags:

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…

Category: Academy news Tags:

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…

Category: Academy news Tags:

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…

Category: Academy news Tags:

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…

Category: Academy news Tags:

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…

Category: Academy news Tags:

#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…

Category: Academy news Tags:

#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…

Category: Academy news Tags: