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World Book Day Potatoes

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Children’s Mental Health Week – Stormbreak

stormbreak challenge I stormbreak CIO As part of Children's Mental Health Week, Ormiston Herman Academy would like to promote this website to parents. Once you have signed up there are a series of 'Storm Breaks' - which are like short mindfulness and movement activities. The more Stormbreaks... Read more…

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Christmas Performance 2021

To watch this year's Christmas Performance 'A Very Herman Christmas' please click -... Read more…

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Nursery’s Indoor Garden

The Nursery children have been excited to have a new 'indoor garden' area. The children have enjoyed drawing pictures of the plants, looking closely at the leaves. They have been learning about what plants need and will be taking turns to water them. They have been developing their ICT photography... Read more…

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Year 1 make Challah Bread

This week Year 1 have been learning about the Jewish festival of Hanukkah. We have learnt about  Hanukkah traditions such as lighting the menorah and playing with a dreidel. We ended the week making our own Challah bread, We can't wait to taste it once it has risen and... Read more…

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Anti-Bullying Week

Last week as part at Ormiston Herman Academy we took part in Anti-Bullying Week, with the theme of ' One Kind Word'  We started the week with Odd Socks Day to celebrate our differences. We all designed a leaf with 'One Kind Word' on and we are going to create a Kindness Tree to remind each... Read more…

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Anti-Bullying Week

This week at Ormiston Herman Academy we have been taking part in Anti-Bullying Week, with the theme of ' One Kind Word'.  We started the week with Odd Socks Day to celebrate our differences. We have all designed a leaf with 'One Kind Word' on and we are going to create a Kindness Tree to remind... Read more…

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Reception Pirate Day

Ahoy there me hearties! Reception children have had a fantastic Pirate day today! We received a letter in a bottle from Captain Blackbeard and then each child wrote a letter in a bottle back to him with their pirate name! We made pirate hats, treasure maps and eye patches. We went on a treasure... Read more…

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Final week of story club

For the final week of story club, we shared a book by Mrs Freel's favourite author Oliver Jeffers. The children listened to the story of 'The Way Back Home' and had discussions about how they would feel if they met an alien and what the best way to get to and from the moon would... Read more…

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Big Bike Rvival

On Monday 19th July 2021 'The Big Bike Revival' team will be visiting our Academy to carry out free health checks on children's... Read more…

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Year 2’s Yukky Sandwiches

Year 2 have been reading The Lighthouse Keeper's lunch and have been making some 'yukky sandwiches' today to stop the seagulls stealing Mr Grinling's lunch!! We have been using imperative verbs to write our own set of instructions on how to make our very own... Read more…

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Story Time Club

This week in Story Time club we shared the story of Zog. This was chosen as a few of the children had said it was their favourite book. We all agree that the children would make very scary dragons with their loud roars! After the story we completed some Zog related crafts such as moving pictures... Read more…

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Skateboarding Day

Years 2-6 enjoyed taking part in a skateboarding workshop. This was great for their confidence, balance, and awareness of safety... And of course it was LOADS of fun!... Read more…

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Year 5 Nature Club

Year 5 and the Nature after school club have created bird feeders and hung them from the trees in our outdoor classroom. We're looking forward to seeing what is attracted to them and starting to identify the different... Read more…

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Story Time Club

For the second week of Story Time club, we shared the story of ,The Gingerbread Man'. We all  had fun joining in with the repeated line; "Run, run run, as fast as you can, you can't catch me I'm the Gingerbread Man". After the story, the children decorated a gingerbread man and made a... Read more…

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‘Roar’some week in Reception

The children were very excited by the arrival of a mystery egg in the classroom. They made predictions on what they thought might hatch and lots of the children guessed that it was a dinosaur egg! This has led to some fantastic learning on the different types of dinosaurs, what they would have... Read more…

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Another Blue Peter Badge!

We're pleased to say that Gracie has achieved her Blue Peter Badge this week.We wonder who will be... Read more…

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National Numeracy Day

Year 3 looked at the number 3 on National Numeracy day. We thought of lots of things which come in 3's. I wonder if you can think of anymore?Year 3 also stood in 3's to make the number... Read more…

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Adventurers in Nature

Adventurers spent some time amongst nature to practise some mindfulness techniques. They watched the clouds move and observed the sounds of nature, then they practised some yoga poses and calming breathing amongst the... Read more…

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First Year 3’s receive Blue Peter Badges

Year 3 have challenged themselves to earn Blue Peter badges. We are very pleased to say that the first ones have received their badges. Harmony has received her music badge and Teddy and Kian have received their blue badges after sending poems and pictures. We wonder who will be... Read more…

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Emily & Charlotte’s Success

Exciting news!Just before the Easter break two of our Year 6 children, Emily and Charlotte, were successfully nominated to represent our academy in the Regional School Leadership Team.Within this team, the children will endeavour to make all OAT academies a brighter and better place to learn. To... Read more…

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Year 3 get Mummified!

We have been learning about the mummification process today and as a treat for hard work we wrapped each other up as a... Read more…

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National Skipping Day

Here at Herman we love skipping, and we took the opportunity to celebrate National Skipping Day. Here are some photos of year 3 taking... Read more…

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Easter in Little Learners

Little Learners have been very busy this week celebrating Easter.  They went on an  Easter Egg Hunt and had their snack time outside in the gazebo.They also took part in lots of Easter craft. They had lots of... Read more…

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‘Up’ Inspired Reflection Artwork

The children in year 3 and 4 reflected on the past year and are now looking to the future and beyond Lockdown. During literacy they used their imagination to think about where they would like to travel in their flying balloon house (inspired by the film Up.)To complete this project, the year... Read more…

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