How we've been making a difference

Fundraising for Unicef Soccer Aid

As a Unicef Rights Respecting School, pupils at Ormiston South Parade Academy participated in a Unicef Soccer Aid fundraising event. Organised by the academy enrichment lead, and the steering group, pupils made a donation to wear their favourite football kit or sportswear. Read more...

Breaking down career stereotypes

Ormiston Park Academy teamed up with Women in Science and Engineering (WISE), a social enterprise which campaigns for better gender balance in the Science, Technology, Engineering, and Maths (STEM) sectors, to deliver a workshop for female students to discuss qualifications and career routes into STEM-related industries. Read more...

Motivating the educationally disengaged

Ormiston NEW Academy have implemented developmental strategy for the students, in which the ‘Educationally Disengaged Students’ course has allowed the academy to target a group of students whose attitude towards school was going down a negative pathway. Read more...

Trip to Sao Miguel to inspire geography students

Ormiston Sandwell Community Academies geography department are becoming globetrotting legends and following on from a massively successful international trip to Iceland last year, this year they headed to the Azores. Read more...

Encouraging healthier lifestyles

The Youth Sports Trust approached Ormiston Ilkeston Enterprise Academy working in partnership with Erewash School sports partnership) to pilot a Youth Sports Award, designed to encourage healthier lifestyles in the academy's Year 7 students. Read more...

Supporting local primaries

Ormiston Bushfield Academy have been running a professional theatre-company-in-residence, Bushfield Theatre Company (BTC) for over ten years, working with younger children from neighbouring primary schools to create annual music theatre productions. Read more...

Fishing for schools

Eight pupils and staff from Edward Worlledge were invited to sample the delights of fishing in a day-long event provided by the Countryside Alliance Foundation. Fishing for Schools introduced the young people to techniques used in fishing before the preparation, and eventual tasting, of the day's catch. Read more...

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