19th December 2019 Ormiston Park Academy Announces New Principal Ormiston Park Academy has today announced the appointment of a new Principal, Mr Mark Roessler. Mr Roessler, who will take up the post in September 2020 at the start of the new academic year, is an extremely experienced principal, with over 23 years of school leadership and teaching experience. Mark Roessler will take over from retiring Principal Huw Derrick, who has led the academy, which is sponsored by Ormiston Academies Trust (OAT), for more than 15 years. During his headship, Mr Derrick led the academy on its journey to achieve a [...]
6th September 2019 Ormiston Park Academy has this week announced that its Principal, Mr Huw Derrick, is set to retire at the end of the academic year. Mr Derrick first joined the school – which was then Aveley Secondary School – in 2004 as the Deputy Headteacher, before becoming Principal of the school, now Ormiston Park Academy, in 2014. During this 15-year period, Mr Derrick has been integral in leading the school through a number of key milestones – making it the popular school of choice in the local area that it is today. Amongst the many highlights of his time [...]
Great start to this years OPA science club where Miss Ryan, Miss Raymont and Miss Thacker helped out our young scientists from Aveley Primary to identify their own cheek cells under a microscope! Each Tuesday, the students attending the Science afterschool club get to carry out a different Science practical, learning to different lab techniques and practical skills.
Tuesday 11th June - OPA 7 Aveley Primary Science Club Last week, Miss Ryan and Mr Thorne investigated indicators with the OPA Science Ambassadors and the Aveley Primary school students. Each Tuesday, the students attending the Science afterschool club get to carry out a different Science practical, learning to different lab techniques and practical skills.
This Saturday is the very last of our Saturday Science Revision Sessions with our current Year 11s. Mr Gold will be providing Paper 2 Chemistry and Physics revision from 10am to 1pm in room 36. The focus will be required practicals and key target questions. Triple and Combined Science students are both invited. Lunch will be available at 1pm.