Academy news

Michael Marriot Award Winners!

  4th February 2020

The results are now in and we are proud to say that we have won 4 of the 6 categories that we entered, with all of our students being highly commended!  Dance – JessicaArt – OliviaFood Technology – AlfiePublic Speaking – Daisy Congratulations to all students from the Lowestoft schools that participated in the awards. […]

Alumni Heading for Cambridge University!

  4th February 2020

Congratulations to former students of Ormiston Denes Academy Abbie and Emily who have received an offer to study English Literature at the University of Cambridge! Read the article here

Sporting Success for Josh!

  4th February 2020

Year 10 student Josh is a member of Southwold U15s Rugby Club squad. With some players out due to injury Josh has played up for the U16s and they have been competing in the Suffolk Plate Competition. The final was held on the 26th January 2020 which they won 40-7! As they had won all […]

Children in Need at Ormiston Denes Academy

  3rd February 2020

Ormiston Denes Academy supported BBC Children in Need as one of the student council’s chosen charities.We had a fantastic day and it was great to see so many staff and students supporting this charity! Year 11 Charity Ambassador, Katy, brought a wonderful Pudsey Bear chocolate cake in, which was very kindly made and donated by […]

Town Council Letter

  3rd February 2020

Following on from the student performance and attendance for the Holocaust Memorial service, we have received a letter from The Mayor of Lowestoft, Alice Taylor, which can be viewed below.

Ormiston Denes student has second article published

  13th November 2019

Mia, in Year 8 at Ormiston Denes Academy has recently had her second article published in the Association for PE’s journal. In the article Mia reflects on her transition from Year 6 into 7 and also during her first year at the academy. Read the full article here.

Teen one step closer to dream after GCSE success while running his own theatre company

  9th September 2019

A 16-year-old who set up his own theatre company has taken a leap towards chasing his dream on GCSE results day. Casey Divall opened his results at Ormiston Denes Academy this morning to find a 9, three 8s, two 7s, one 6 and two distinctions. The teenager will now go on to study at Lowestoft […]

We’re in a movie!

  13th May 2019

We are delighted to be a movie location for the forthcoming Danny Boyle/Richard Curtis movie Yesterday. Over 60 members of staff and students were featured in the filming, with our classroom locations and students already spotted in the trailer! We look forward to the movie’s worldwide release on Friday June 28th 2019. Watch the trailer […]

STEM Spectacular 2019

  2nd April 2019

Thursday 2nd May sees the return of Ormiston Denes Academy’s STEM Spectacular featuring Marty Jopson, the BBC One Show’s resident science expert, and new for 2019 – Astronomy Planetarium System Dome. Tickets are FREE, but spaces are limited, so book now! Visit our STEM Spectacular 2019 page for more details.

Academy students enjoy successful visit to leading London firm

  11th January 2019

Ormiston Denes Academy students and staff visited the offices of Accenture in London recently and were given “a real insight” into what it would be like working at a leading management consulting firm during a special visit. With 31 Year 10 students from the Lowestoft high school greeted by employees from the global management consulting […]