How we've been making a difference

Developing confidence and academic progress

Ormiston Rivers Academy. Ormiston Rivers Academy introduced a new programme led by Nurture Dogs, a small company that works in schools and the community to deliver animal assisted therapy to help improve learning, self-esteem, confidence, communication, and social skills. Read more...

Community spirit

Ormiston Bolingbroke Academy. Thirty-eight students from Ormiston Bolingbroke Academy accompanied by avid fan and teacher Craig Milne, took part in the popular annual trip to Carlisle United to see them play their last match of the season at Brunton Park. Read more...

Student expedition across the Yukon

In January 2017, British Exploring joined forces with OAT to launch a competition that would see students from OAT academies compete for three places to join the British Exploring summer 2017 expedition to the Canadian Yukon. Read more...

Celebrating diversity

Ormiston Denes Academy. Over the last two years Hannah Morris, Skills for Learning Co-ordinator at Ormiston Denes Academy, has developed a targeted LGBTQ+ support group, through the needs and issues faced by the group members. Read more...

Further case studies