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.
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Ormiston Park Academy’s Science Team Visit Aveley Primary Science teachers from Ormiston Park Academy, in Aveley, paid a visit to Year 5 and 6 pupils at local Aveley Primary School on Wednesday 12 December to deliver practical science lessons with a difference. Ms Thacker and Ms Ryan from the Science department at the academy, which is sponsored by Ormiston Academies Trust (OAT), went along to the primary school to deliver the hands-on sessions. Year 5 pupils carefully carried out the exciting chemistry practical ‘Hydrogen Pop Tests,’ whilst pupils from Year 6 reinforced their knowledge and understanding of the heart and circulatory [...]
Ormiston Park Academy Hosts Special Event for Year 8 Girls Ormiston Park Academy, in Aveley, were delighted to join up with the West Ham Foundation in December to host an exciting event highlighting the importance of positive female role models. All girls in Year 8 at the academy, which is sponsored by Ormiston Academies Trust (OAT), gathered for a female-only session focused on student wellbeing as well as individual goals and aspirations. Featuring special guest speakers from the organisation Mighty Minds, the event kicked off a female-specific programme that will get the academy’s female students thinking about their futures. The session [...]
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!
Year 5 and 6 students at Aveley Primary School had lots of fun taking part in science practicals on Wednesday 12th December. Ms Thacker and Ms Ryan from OPA Science department ran the practical sessions at Aveley Primary school, which involved the Year 5 pupils carefully carrying out the exciting chemistry practical "Hydrogen Pop Tests". The Year 6 students reinforced their knowledge and understanding of the heart and circulatory system, a KS2 topic they have just completed with Mr Sisterson, by performing heart dissections! Ms Thacker and Miss Ryan were very impressed by the students' excellent listening and practical skills, and we look forward to delivering [...]
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 their [...]
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.
Thurrock Teacher Recruitment Event Ormiston Park Academy are pleased to support the Thurrock Teacher Recruitment event at South Essex College, Grays on 1st December 2018 The event is an opportunity for all schools and colleges in the borough to recruit the best trainees, NQTs and returners to the profession. Did you know we even offer a higher level apprenticeship programme for young people aged 16-19 who want to be a teacher? Come along and find out more. Our school will be showcasing what makes us a great place to work as well as promoting the many opportunities Thurrock schools have [...]