RT @L6FC Our BTEC Sport student Alice giving a speech to new students today about her experience here. Thank you Alice! pic.twitter.com/CJBbdeaDGk

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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.


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Major cultural festival to be hosted by ODA on 4th & 5th July 2016

We are pleased to announce that an exciting event is to be held here at the academy on 4th and 5th July 2016 at which over 1200 key stage 2 pupils... Read more

Kirsty raising the bar
Kirsty raising the bar

ODA student named Rising Star of the Year in Suffolk’s Raising the Bar awards

The Raising the Bar Awards celebrate and recognise excellence across education in Suffolk. It is a chance to say thank you to those who are making a... Read more


ODA “bucks the trend” by supporting its young carers

Suffolk Academy in line for ‘Gold Award’ for its work supporting young carers Ormiston Denes Academy bucks the national trend of young carers... Read more

Low Journal Panathlon P19 June 3 2016
Low Journal Panathlon P19 June 3 2016

Victors of Panathlon event!

Ormiston Denes Academy and John Grant School, from Caister, were the victors when nearly 120 disabled students took part in the Panathlon North... Read more

Welcome to Ormiston Denes Academy
A short video introduction...