The spiritual, moral, social and cultural development of students is at the heart of the education offered at Ormiston Denes Academy. Our approach to SMSC is embodied through our core values of aspiration, integrity and respect; values that we believe are fundamental to a full and positive participation in society in modern Britain.
SMSC education is embedded throughout the curriculum students follow, across a wide range of subjects. It is further supplemented through our Skills for Learning programme, weekly assemblies, praxis lessons and a range of seminars from external organisations and guests.
We support the spiritual development of our students to enable them to develop their:
We support the moral development of our students to enable them to develop their:
We support the social development of our students to enable them to develop their:
We support the cultural development of our students to enable them to develop their:
Tolerance towards different religious, ethnic and socio-economic groups in the local, national and global communities.
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. […]