Ormiston Denes is not just a building filled with teachers and children with lessons taking place. It is a very special community committed to ensuring that every day is better than the one that went before it, and that every individual becomes the best version of themselves. We know that there is no limit to potential and that whilst challenges may come along, everyone can overcome these if given the right support and guidance.
Our core business is to educate every young mind so that each young person leaves us with a full range of qualifications that ensures all are well rounded and able to go on and access the next stages of their lives. Like Nelson Mandela, we believe that “education is the most powerful weapon we can use to change the world” and we want our students to become active global citizens who make informed choices to shape the future and make it better for the next generation.
Alongside these goals, we also value the little things. Courtesy and manners make a difference and kindness counts. The pride we take in our uniform, the quality and presentation of the work we produce, the respect we show towards each other and learning all help to prepare for the future and to make each day a success.
Ormiston Denes Academy is situated in a Grade 2 listed building, but is firmly focused on the future. We have an excellent learning environment with specialised areas to help expert teachers inspire our students. We welcome visitors to the academy and would encourage you to come and see for yourselves what we have to offer.
Mrs Kate Williams
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 http://www.ormistondenes.co.uk/ […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 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 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!
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 […]
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!
Our senior leadership team led the way on World Book Day with their Horrible Histories themed outfits! Lots of other staff around the academy made our students smile by dressing up too!
Today is International Mother Language Day and we are so proud of the diversity of languages we have here in our academy!