Academy news

Holocaust Memorial Day 2022

  26th January 2022

As in previous years, we will be commemorating HMD in school. We are running assemblies all week, and joining in with the live Holocaust survivor webcast. We will also be participating in the Lowestoft Town Council HMD service at Lowestoft Train Station at 10.00am on Thursday, which is also open to the public. We are […]

Knowledge Organisers

  26th January 2022

A knowledge organiser sets out the important, useful and powerful knowledge on a topic on a single page. The new spring term Knowledge Organisers are on our website now and all students have been issued a personal copy in form time this week. Please support us by ensuring your child completes their designated independent revision […]

UEA Subtitling Visit

  25th January 2022

Students had a taste of university life this week when a University of East Anglia professor visited the school to give them a mini lecture on subtitling. On Monday, Associate Professor in Spanish and Applied Linguistics Dr Carlos de Pablos-Ortega visited the MFL department to give students in Year 9 and 10 a taste of […]

Year 9 Options/ Parents’ Evening

  24th January 2022

A reminder that this Thursday, 27th January our virtual Year 9 Options/ Parents’ Evening is taking place from 3.30pm-7.00pm. This is an important evening which provides you with an opportunity to discuss your child’s options. We have a new easy to use online appointment booking system which allows you to choose your own appointment times. […]

OAT Student Voice Elections

  21st January 2022

We are looking to elect two students who will represent Ormiston Denes Academy at the Ormiston Academies Trust eastern regional meetings for student voice.  The students who wish to run for the election do not have to currently be part of the student leadership but have to be in year 7 – 10. Students will find out more about […]

Duke of Edinburgh First Aid Course

  18th January 2022

A reminder that the first aid club for the Duke of Edinburgh award students is starting Wednesday 19th January at lunchtime in M3. The club is based primarily for DoE students but all Year 9 are welcome, although there are limited places available.

Twice Weekly Testing

  17th January 2022

Thank you to everyone for your effort in keeping the academy safe. Please encourage your children to test twice a week and to report each result to us and to the NHS. Report your results to: * NHS Test and Trace: https://www.gov.uk/report-covid19-result * To the academy http://www.ormistondenes.co.uk/lateral-flow-testing/ By testing twice a week you will help […]

kooth free online counselling

  13th January 2022

Aged between 11 and 25?Need to improve your wellbeing?Live in Norfolk or Suffolk? An online support community is waiting for you and it’s free – sign up here  https://orlo.uk/48QJb

Dance Showcase Rehearsals

  13th January 2022

Former student, Briony who is currently studying performing arts Lowestoft Sixth Form College, visited the academy this week to take a group of students for their first dance rehearsal. The students are rehearsing for our dance showcase which will be taking place at the Lowestoft Players theatre on Friday 1st April 2022.Students were fabulous and […]

Youth Voice is back!

  12th January 2022

If you are a young person with a specific view about our wider community, East Suffolk Youth Voice want to hear from you! Youth Voice is a district wide youth forum with a difference. Created as a response to East Suffolk’s need to serve a large number of young people, the aim is to gain […]