Kate has wide ranging leadership experience over the last decade, both as a principal but also as a part of a senior leadership team that took a school in challenging circumstances to outstanding over just three years. Her experiences of leading on learning and teaching, and then on improving student outcomes resulted in significant improvements across more than one school. She has been a leader in coastal, urban and rural schools and brings a wealth of experience to Ormiston Denes Academy.
Kate is passionate about ensuring that every child is happy, safe and successful and that each child is an individual whose talents should be discovered and nurtured and whose needs cannot be allowed to be a barrier to learning. She believes that developing quality leaders is key to sustainable progress and that quality first teaching is key to ensuring that no child is left behind.
Back in June 2020, Mia in Year 10 won a competition to design a logo for the Dip Farm Community Park. Her design has been on their letterheads and badges, and is now going onto the posters and signs for the park. A great achievement Mia!
Kellogg’s has awarded Ormiston Denes Academy in Lowestoft £1,000 to enhance its breakfast provision and help feed children in the morning. Ormiston Denes was selected to receive this boost as Kellogg’s announced it is donating more money to support breakfast clubs than ever before as more and more schools struggle to find the budget to […]
We are really proud of Senior Prefect Isabel who is applying to be the Youth MP for Suffolk. Good luck Issy! 🍀
Budding Year 8 wildlife photographer, Cain has been out and about recently taking some great shots of our wildlife! Well done Cain!
On Monday 1st November 2021 10 enthusiastic and extremely polite Year 7 students visited the Community Sports Foundation world class facility “The Nest” for a girl’s football tournament. The tournament was organised by academy scholars from Norwich City football club. We played 5 games in total winning 3 and losing 2. Overall the girls came […]
Please view Mrs Williams’ half term video message below.
We’re very pleased to share the latest academy prospectus with you, which we hope will give you a taste of what makes Ormiston Denes Academy unique, and what it’s like to study here. Please visit the Information for Year 6 page to view.
Thank you to Morrisons North Quay, Lowestoft for the thoughtful donation of stationery for our students! Lawrence and Erin in Year 8 are pictured receiving the donation.
As part of this year’s Heritage Open Days, the Cultural Education Partnership has organised two children’s heritage walks on Saturday 18th and Sunday 19th September. The walks are family friendly AND full of interesting facts about history of North and South Lowestoft and each one ends at a larger Heritage Open Day event that is […]
We have welcomed a new catering provider to Ormiston Denes this term and are delighted to be able to share the weekly menus with you. Menu Sept 2021
Students across the region have been putting together a Showcase to celebrate their work in the Performing Arts during 2021. Each school created a devised piece based on a given stimulus. Our students here at Ormiston Denes Academy created their own telling of a familiar tale called ‘Alice’.