As the cold weather has hit since our return from Christmas we welcome the fact that students are arriving into the Academy dressed appropriately in warm winter coats. A polite reminder that according to our uniform policy that only black coats are permitted inside the Academy buildings and all non-black coats will need to be removed once inside the building including movement between lessons and at food breaks.
Wednesday (January 9th) is Year 11 Progress evening. To sign up for an appointment to meet your child’s teacher, please click “Book Progress Evening” at the top of the homepage and login using the information provided on the handout given to students before the Christmas break. If you have any issues logging in/setting up an appointment, please do not hesitate to contact the school and we will be happy to assist. We hope to see you there!
This Wednesday (December 5th) is Year 10 Progress evening. To sign up for an appointment to meet your child’s teacher, please click "Book Progress Evening" at the top of the homepage and login using the information provided on the handout given to students last week. If you have any issues logging in/setting up an appointment, please do not hesitate to contact the school and we will be happy to assist. We hope to see you there!
A spokesperson for the Academy said: “We can confirm that an incident took place at the academy yesterday morning, involving one student carrying a prohibited item in their possession. As soon as we became aware, we took immediate action to contain the situation, in which no student or staff member was hurt, and we informed all the relevant authorities. The item in question was recovered immediately and the student involved was taken off-site. “We have been providing support to the small number of students who were made aware of the prohibited item and have also spoken at length with [...]
A contained incident took place at the Academy yesterday, in which immediate action was taken and all the relevant authorities were informed. The safety and security of all our students and staff is our number one priority, the Academy is treating this with the utmost seriousness. Students are safe to attend the Academy today, and a fuller statement will be released shortly. If any parents/carers have any questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to get in touch with the Academy at reception.
Ormiston Park Academy are pleased to announced that Splatt Media have produced photographs for Shakespeare Schools that took place at Southend Palace Theatre on 13th November 2018 If you are a parent/guardian wishing to purchase photographs of your child you will need a passcode. Please contact Mrs Bridge by emailing [email protected] Once you have the code, you are able to purchase the photos from the Splatt Media website.
Year 11 Mock Exams 3rd December 2018 to 11th December 2018 Year 11 mock exams start on Monday 3rd December. Students should attend school as normal and will be in either their timetabled lesson or an exam. Students should bring their own equipment. Mobile phones must be switched off and left in bags during exams.
On the evening of Monday 12th November from 6pm - 8:30pm, OPA Science dept. have once again invited the organisation called WISE (Women in Science and Engineering) to deliver the People Like Me event, WISE campaign for gender balance in science, technology and engineering, therefore the event is for girls only and we extend the invitation for a female relative to accompany them. If you have received a letter, please return the reply slip to Ms Thacker or Miss Chan as soon as possible. If you are interested and would like a letter or more information, please see or call [...]
Year 11 Focused Revision is on Monday 29th - Wednesday 31st October. Students must be onsite at 9am in the OPA6 lecture theatre, and should not arrive before 8:45am. They can wear their own clothes and only need to bring something to write with and their Maths, English and Science books if they have them. Only students who returned their reply slips to Mrs Thacker confirming their attendance should attend. There will be further opportunities for other Year 11 students over the year ahead.
As a partner of West Ham United Foundation we are delighted to be able to invite your pupils to the launch of our unique programme in collaboration with British Esports Association, London Sport and Archery GB! This FREE programme aims to use Esports as a hook to get young people to participate in a range of physical activity during school holidays or extracurricular time. These FREE sessions will consist of individuals taking part in Football, eSports and Archery on a rotational basis throughout each day. Sessions are available for pupils aged 14-19 years old with the programme being delivered at [...]
Dear Parent / Carers We are processing all outstanding orders of about 41 and these will be complete by the end of this week. As we complete orders we will be texting those parents to say they are able to collect from school. As a batch are complete we will bring them to the school complete with the childs first initial and surname for easy collection. Therefore we are hoping that by Wednesday am there will be the first batch to arrive in to school. We apologise for any inconvenience this has caused. Thank you
Dear Parent / Carers Due to family illness, Sue’s Schoolwear will only be open at the following times: Thursday 13th 2-6pm Friday 14th 2-6pm Saturday 15th 10-4pm Monday 17th 2-6pm Tuesday 18th 2-6pm Thursday 20th 2-6pm Friday 21st 2-6pm Saturday 22nd 10-3pm They have delivered to us a number of outstanding orders. You should have received a text or phone call if your order has been delivered to the school. Your order can be collected from today at Reception between 7:00am and 4:30pm. If you would prefer your child to collect your order, please contact reception to give permission [...]