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Recent News 2018-02-02T13:35:39+00:00
2211, 2018

WISE Event

November 22nd, 2018|

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.

1910, 2018

Commedia characters take over Royal Opera House Thurrock Trailblazer school

October 19th, 2018|

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 [...]

810, 2018

Ormiston Park Academy Champions Global Thinking

October 8th, 2018|

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 [...]

1705, 2018

WISE event survey

May 17th, 2018|

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

805, 2018

Year 9 Progress Evening

May 8th, 2018|

  Dear Parents/Carers You are warmly invited to attend our first Year 9 Progress Evening to discuss your child/dependent’s progress as they approach the end of their first year in studying their option subjects and to set targets to help them reach their aspirations. The evening will be held on Thursday 10th May between 3.30 and 7.00pm. The Academy has moved towards an online booking system for Progress Evenings, please visit to make appointments with your child’s teachers and college staff. Yours faithfully, Miss S. Tredinnick

1804, 2018

People Like Me

April 18th, 2018|

We are pleased to advise you that Ormiston Park Academy is holding an exciting event exclusively for some of our Year 9 and 10 girls and their parents/carers on the evening of Thursday 26th April 2018. The event is aimed solely at female students in Years 9 and 10, who have demonstrated excellent progress and/or attainment in Science, and whom their Science teachers believe could perform well in A level Science courses, and possibly consider a career in a STEM-related subject. Women in Science and Engineering (WISE) will be working with the OPA Science department in the organisation [...]

1704, 2018

Royal Society of Arts works with Ormiston Park Academy

April 17th, 2018|

Royal Society of Arts works with Ormiston Park Academy in Pupil Design Awards competition The Royal Society for the encouragement of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce (RSA) has been working with Ormiston Park Academy (OPA) in Aveley to provide professional design workshops ahead of the RSA’s nationwide Pupil Design Awards competition. This is part of the commitment of the academy’s sponsor, Ormiston Academies Trust (OAT), to providing enrichment opportunities for students through its Enrichment Charter, a policy which ensures OAT academies across the network provide a broad range of learning and cultural experiences for students outside of the classroom. [...]

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