Academy news

Year 11 ODA Student is Deputy Youth MP!

  31st March 2022

Huge congratulations to Year 11 student Isabel who is now a deputy Youth MP! Her first meeting is in April in the Council Chamber at Suffolk County Council. Well done Isabel, we’re so proud of you!

Mandarin Taster Day at Ormiston Denes Academy

  31st March 2022

Year 7 and 8 students were transported to China this week as they experienced a Mandarin taster day. Teachers from Swire working with Norwich School visited the academy to run workshops on understanding Chinese characters, Chinese opera mask painting and calligraphy with a brush and ink. They even enjoyed a dragon dance with traditional music […]

Remote Learning for Year 9 Wednesday 30th March 2022

  30th March 2022

IMPORTANT INFORMATION FOR YEAR 9 PARENTS/ CARERS – WEDNESDAY 30TH MARCH 2022 Unfortunately, due to high levels of staff absence, we’ve made the reluctant decision to close the school to Year 9 today (Wednesday 30th March). These students can access all lessons on Google Classroom. More info on remote learning can be found at […]

A Midsummer Night’s Dream PRIDE Production

  25th March 2022

We are proud to announce that our very first PRIDE production will be taking place at the academy in April! On Tuesday 5th and Wednesday 6th April, we are opening our doors at 5.30pm for a production of A Midsummer Night’s Dream. We are requesting a minimum donation of £1.00, with proceeds going to the […]

Ormiston Humanitarian Fundraiser

  21st March 2022

The Ormiston Academies Trust National Student Voice wanted to find a way that we can all come together to support the innocent people and families affected by the devastating conflict in Ukraine. Therefore, on Wednesday 23rd March, we will be uniting with all other OAT academies and OAT head office for an Ormiston Humanitarian Fundraiser for the Disasters Emergency Committee […]

School of Rock Trip March 2022

  18th March 2022

On Wednesday this week a group of KS3 students rocked out at the Norwich Theatre Royal for the fantastic show, School of Rock! It was our first big trip since the start of the pandemic. Everyone had a brilliant time and students were impeccably behaved, a real credit to the academy. We are looking forward […]

Young Carers Action Day

  16th March 2022

Young Carers Action Day 2022 is about Taking Action on Isolation. We will be working to make sure that young carers get the support and access to services they need to live full and varied lives alongside their caring roles, and supporting any isolation. Young Carers Action Day is an annual event led by Carers […]

NCS Summer Activity Programme 2022

  14th March 2022

NCS will be in school lunchtime tomorrow, 15th March to talk to students about their summer activity programme. They will be located in the entrance hall, so please come along and to find out about this great opportunity taking place in the summer holidays!

Fundraising Friday – 18th March 2022

  11th March 2022

The first fundraising day of 2022 is the 18th March 2022! We will be holding a number of events to support different causes on this day. • Comic Relief – a non uniform day for students and staff, with a voluntary donation of £1.00 and to raise much needed support funding for Ukraine. • Bake […]

Celebrating High Scores in MFL Vocab Tests

  4th March 2022

Congratulations to two of our Year 7s who received a French breakfast and a certificate in assembly today to celebrate their amazing efforts in their weekly MFL vocabulary tests last half term! Out of over 400 students in Key Stage 3, Bradley and Daisy got the highest scores over five weeks. Excellent work!