How we've been making a difference

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...

Pupils get creative

As part of Packmoor Ormiston Academy's aim to raise aspirations and appreciation of the arts, the children had the exciting opportunity to climb inside the belly of a humungous inflatable whale! Children and staff were mesmerised by tales from a pirate and enchanted by songs from a mermaid whilst inside this vast mammal. Read more...

The Takeover Challenge

Nine students from Denes recently participated in an inter-school Takeover Challenge – a hugely successful and exciting activity for young people that sees organisations across the UK open their doors to children and young people to take over adult roles. Read more...

Further case studies