YEAR 11 - END OF YEAR REWARD TRIP: At Ormiston Park Academy, your child’s success is very important to us. During October, we wrote to you about the exciting and extensive intervention, achievement, revision and rewards programme we have put in place throughout Year 11 to support your child at this crucial time. One of the really exciting aspects of the programme is the Year 11 Ultimate Reward Trip, which we can now confirm will be a 4-day, 3-night residential trip to EuroDisney, Paris, and taking place on Thursday 18th – Sunday 21st July. The trip includes: Return travel by coach from OPA to Disneyland Paris, [...]
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On Thursday 24th January, the first session for the KS2-3 OPA Science Club at Aveley Primary School took place. The Science club is delivered in collaboration by Mr Sisterson, the Aveley Primary Science Lead teacher, and the OPA Science team. For the very first session of the new afterschool club, which will run every Thursday at 3:10 – 4pm, the students were able to investigate animal and plant cells under the microscopes. Ms Thacker and Miss Ryan, from OPA Science department, were accompanied by four incredibly helpful Year 7 Science Ambassadors; Ashley, Kerrie-Ann, Mathew and Ryan. Using specialist stains, the students ranging [...]
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.
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!