Ormiston Herman Academy’s success confirmed in primary school league tables

Pupils and staff at Ormiston Herman Academy in Great Yarmouth are celebrating following new primary school league tables published today which confirm the academy’s success.


The academy, sponsored by Ormiston Academies Trust (OAT) and rated by Ofsted as 'Good' with 'Outstanding' early years provision, achieved record results in the national tests for 11-year-olds, with performance in the combined Reading, Writing and Maths well above national average of 64%.

Overall, 78% of pupils reached at least the expected standard in all three subjects, seven percentage points higher than the strong results achieved by the academy in 2017. In reading, 87% of Year 6 pupils achieved at least the expected standard, 81% did so in writing and 85% in maths – every single subject saw a higher score than last year and is well above the national average in each.

The results reflect Ormiston Herman Academy’s continued success. Kate Rutherford, Principal of Ormiston Herman Academy said:

"We are absolutely delighted with today’s results, which demonstrate Ormiston Herman’s continued success and our ongoing improvement. These fantastic results are testament to the hard work and dedication of our pupils, their supportive families and our brilliant staff, and I would like to thank all of them for helping us to achieve them.

"At Ormiston Herman, we work hard to ensure high standards of teaching and learning, which enable pupils to reach their full potential – providing them with an excellent education, which gives them the knowledge, skills and understanding to become aspirational, motivated young people."

Nick Hudson, Chief Executive Officer of Ormiston Academies Trust, said:

"Ormiston Herman Academy has gone from strength to strength, and today’s figures clearly reflect this. The academy continues to make rapid progress and improve, and is committed to ensuring that all pupils receive the very best education and fulfil their potential.

"These results demonstrate the positive outcomes being delivered and I would like to congratulate Kate, her team and the wider school community on this fantastic achievement."