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 [...]
We would like to say a huge thank you to the students and parents/carers who gave up their evenings to attend. Your support is greatly appreciated. Here are some pictures to showcase the event.
The girls that took part were able to design and create their own STEM websites using specialist coding techniques. At the end of the day, they then presented all of their websites, and the winning team were awarded certificates and prizes.
Commedia characters take over Royal Opera House Thurrock Trailblazer school, Ormiston Park Academy STUDENTS at Ormiston Park Academy got lessons in comedy and characterisation over three days when artists from Thurrock-based theatre troupe The Complete Commedia Company visited the school. Bernadette Wakeling and Alex Mangan from Complete Commedia ran workshops in commedia dell’arte, the 16th century Italian style of theatre. 65 students from three classes from Years 7, 8 and 9 took part in the physical theatre and movement workshops. They explored commedia and stock characters using traditional masks and costumes. The workshops were part of the school’s ROH Thurrock Trailblazer [...]
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Year 8 students at Ormiston Park Academy in Aveley enjoyed an exciting trip to the USA as part of the Think Global programme ran by Learning Workz. The unique programme gave Ormiston Park students the opportunity to team up with students from other local schools and to participate in a range of activities focused around ‘global thinking’. Students who took part were encouraged through these activities to think about how their actions as an individual play out in a wider setting. Three Year 7 students from the Academy took part in the programme, which included two group sessions prior to the [...]
If you recently attended the WISE (Women in Science and Engineering) event in school with your daughter, please can you click on the link below and complete the short survey from the event organisers. We hope to organise similar events in the future, and any feedback you can provide is always greatly appreciated. Many thanks for your support on the evening and in completion of the survey. Mrs Thacker & Miss Chan https://www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/iNNOVATIONfUND260418