Enrichment at Ormiston Denes Academy is about enhancing opportunities for our students to develop themselves beyond what is required of them by the national curriculum and motivate them to enjoy new forms of learning.

Through the wealth of activities on offer we ensure that every student has the opportunity to discover and develop existing and new talents and interests as well as reminding them that learning can be fun.

Enrichment is about balancing the learning experience of the ‘whole child’, ensuring that our students not only perform well academically but that they improve their independent learning skills so that when they leave the academy they do so with the ability to enjoy and continue their learning journey.

Enrichment is about equipping our students for the future.

To find out more about enrichment across all Ormiston academies see the OAT website’s enrichment page.

Our Enrichment Charter

Our Deputy Head Boy and Deputy Head Girl worked with Mrs Budgen (All Together Careers Guidance Professional) and Tina Ellis (Chair of the governors’ co-curricular sub-committee) to adapt the OAT Enrichment Charter so it was particularly appropriate for our students. A group comprising of governors, staff and students agreed our priorities for all students at the academy, and the result of this meeting of minds was the Ormiston Denes Academy Enrichment Charter. Over their five year journey through the academy, our aim is to fulfill this charter for every one of our students.

Enrichment coordinators

Enrichment is coordinated by Mr M Armstrong and run collectively by both staff and students. To contact us at Ormiston Denes Academy about our enrichment programme please email enrichment@ormistondenes.co.uk.

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