Educated at Gresham’s School and then Wymondham College, Norfolk, Mr Driver went on to gain an honours degree in mathematics at the University of Sheffield, before pursuing graduate study at the University of East Anglia.
His teaching career spans over fifteen years, many of which were spent living and working in the Lowestoft and Great Yarmouth areas. His background in curriculum, raising achievement and leadership have helped him oversee exceptional student progress in subjects across the curriculum, both as Vice Principal at the Outstanding rated Ormiston Victory Academy and as Principal at Ormiston Denes.
Mr Driver is passionate about equality in education and determined to ensure students at Ormiston Denes leave school with the highest qualifications, the broadest experiences and the very best possible skills for sustained success in all that they do.
In May students in Year 10 visited the International Aviation Academy in Norwich. They climbed aboard a full-size Boeing 737-300 operational aeroplane and were later challenged to identify different parts of an aeroplane’s fuselage. They learnt that they can start training at 16 and progress to employment or the BSc (Hons) Professional Aviation Engineering Practice […]
Bags of Help is Tesco’s local community grant scheme where the money raised from the 5p carrier bag levy in Tesco stores is being used to fund thousands of community projects across the UK. The projects must meet the criteria of promoting community participation in the development and use of outdoor spaces. Ormiston Denes Academy’s […]
Ormiston Denes Academy is delighted to share that the academy’s Year 11 students have achieved the highest set of results on record, with outstanding success in both English and mathematics. The percentage of students who gained a good pass in both subjects increased to 53% – up 20 percentage points on last year. Progress across […]
Students and staff raised a massive £3,017.52 for Cancer Research UK during a week-long programme of events held at the academy. Having listened to our student voice, the student leadership team made the decision to support Cancer Research UK, as the disease had touched many of their lives, encouraging them to offer their own support. […]