Academy news

Summer Term Dinner Menu

  3rd May 2022

BBC Children in Need Certificate

  27th April 2022

Our certificate of recognition from BBC Children in Need has arrived! Way back in November we held a social action fundraiser for Children in Need and raised an amazing £500. Thanks for everyone’s efforts to make this a great success.

PGL Adventures Residential

  5th April 2022

What an awesome weekend students had at the PGL Adventures residential! Students got the opportunity to take part in football training and matches delivered by FA qualified coaches followed by a range of adventurous activities, with the giant swing being a favourite. The students were a credit to the academy and Mr Woodrow was proud […]

Ukraine Humanitarian Appeal

  4th April 2022

We have been immensely proud of our community, students and staff who have all contributed to our fundraising activities for the humanitarian effort for #Ukraine. A bake sale and non uniform day was organised to raise money for Comic Relief: Red Nose Day & Disasters Emergency Committee (DEC). The generosity of our community was fantastic, […]

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 […]