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Thank you for your interest in Ormiston Denes Academy. Working in partnership with Ormiston Academies Trust, our vision is for all young people to have the highest academic, social and practical skills to allow them to lead a fulfilling life. We foster a creative and determined approach to excellence in education.

A significant part of the Lowestoft community, The Ormiston Denes Academy is committed to the development of the Whole Child through a challenging and innovative curriculum complemented by an extensive extra-curricular programme of clubs, trips and visits. We know that the best way to ensure that our students are happy and attend well is to recognise, nurture and value all their talents and abilities.

Our school is vibrant and engaging. We have over 100 years of experience behind us and we have an alumnus that boasts some of the nation’s leading figures in sports, media, arts, academia and business. Whatever your talents and interests, unlocking your potential is our business.

You will find a warm welcome when you visit – please do not hesitate to get in touch and arrange a visit so that you can see us in action.


UKMT Joshua Skipper Peter Marshall
UKMT Joshua Skipper Peter Marshall

Y8 student awarded Gold in UKMT Maths Challenge 2016 – scoring the highest for Norfolk & Suffolk entrants and a first for Ormiston Denes!

For the second year running, year 8 student Joshua has achieved Gold in the annual UK Maths Trust Maths Challenge. Following last year’s score of... Read more

Lowestoft Journal 29 July 2016 Memorable Sporting Season.
Lowestoft Journal 29 July 2016 Memorable Sporting Season.

2016 sees ODA as highest scoring school in Suffolk pick up 11 championship titles & 10 as runners up.

Ormiston Denes Academy is celebrating two accolades at the end of a memorable year. On Wednesday 13 July 2016 the PE Department was congratulated on... Read more

Suffolk Young Carers Gold 1
Suffolk Young Carers Gold 1

It’s a Gold!

We are very proud to announce we have just been awarded GOLD Suffolk Young Carers Schools Award - the first high school in Lowestoft to do... Read more

Andy the clown 1
Andy the clown 1

Students to present special event starring Andy the Clown and Hero Hire!

On Thursday 14 July 2016, a special event will be laid on for students from The Ashley School Academy Trust. This is the result of months of hard... Read more

Welcome to Ormiston Denes Academy
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