Regarding the police statement that officers had attended a local school after a student was found with a knife, we would like to reassure parents and the wider community that this did not occur at Ormiston Park Academy and is not connected to our academy.
We warmly invite you to attend the Year 7 Progress Evening to discuss your child/dependent’s progress as they approach the start of their Year 8 studies. During this evening you will have the opportunity to meet with your child/dependent’s teachers to review the progress they have made since starting OPA and to set targets to help them reach their aspirations for the year ahead. The evening will be held on Wednesday 30th January between 5.00 and 7.00pm. Appointments will be on a first come first serve basis.
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 their [...]
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.