Academy news

Holocaust survivor talks to pupils about surviving the Nazi occupation

  27th February 2018

Holocaust survivor Harry Bibring spoke at length to pupils about his experience of Nazi-occupied Austria and travelling to the UK via Kindertransport. The talk, at Ormiston Denes Academy on Monday, was organised by the school in conjunction with the Holocaust Educational Trust. Mr Bibring spoke emotionally about his life as a child in pre-Nazi Vienna, […]

Students wowed by display of do-it-yourself science

  21st February 2018

With a fizz and a pop and an appropriate amount of flame, pupils were introduced to a world of chemistry they could do at home at Ormiston Denes Academy this week. Kitchen Chemistry, performed by Dr Stephen Ashworth, included flames inside water cooler bottles, cornflour powder on fire, and the magic of super absorbers. Shown […]

Young Lowestoft fencer to represent Norfolk and Suffolk at British youth championships

  14th February 2018

She is only 11, but Evangeline Lawrence from Lowestoft is already making a name for herself in the world of fencing. The Ormiston Denes Academy student only took up the sport three years ago after trying it out at an after-school club. Since then she has been crowned the Suffolk junior foil fencing champion for […]

Proceeds from model exhibition gifted to disability support charity

  8th February 2018

A local workshop for the disabled has benefited from the success of a popular model engineering exhibition. Special Objectives for the Local Disabled (SOLD) – based on the South Lowestoft Industrial Estate – offers disabled people access to a workshop environment. Service users are able to use facilities including a wood workshop, computer room and […]

Most easterly charter tree planted to mark milestone

  6th February 2018

A new tree has been planted in Lowestoft to mark a special milestone. The most easterly charter oak tree was planted at Sparrows Nest Gardens as part of an event to celebrate the 800th anniversary of the original 1217 Charter of the Forest. The sessile oak tree was planted by the mayor of Lowestoft, Ian […]