23rd May 2018
Congratulations to our academy sports leaders for helping organise and officiate two very successful hockey tournaments for students from Years 5 and 6, from across the city this week. Take a look at some photos from the tournaments below.
18th May 2018
Ormiston Horizon Academy has achieved the CEIAG Quality Award. The Award helps schools and organisations to deliver and gain recognition for good quality careers education, information, advice and guidance. The award includes a self-assessment, external assessments and validation. The process helps to identify areas for development as well as recognising good practice in the provision […]
17th May 2018
Students from the Year 9 Brilliant Club had their own graduation at Somerville College, Oxford University last week. The students were deservedly congratulated on all their hard work as they achieved fantastic grades on the scholarship programme. All the students submitted a two thousand word assignment which they all passed and achieved University grades, well […]
16th May 2018
Eleven of our Year 8 students were invited along to Swynnerton Army Barracks by the Royal Electrical & Mechanical Engineers (REME) to take part in seven engineering experiences and challenges. First on the list was a demonstration of a light artillery gun and a background talk on the physics of how to drop a shell […]
24th April 2018
The latest version of our Student privacy and information policy can be downloaded here.
23rd April 2018
The City of Stoke-on-Trent Learning Servicves department are undertaking a survey in which parents/carers are invited to have their say on the current High Needs Review. You can download the covering letter here, which gives further detail about the survey and the review, and you can download the survey itself here.
27th March 2018
Students and teachers at Ormiston Horizon Academy (OHA) are celebrating after receiving a brilliant Ofsted report – with the Academy once again rated ‘Good’. Inspectors described the academy’s Principal, Rod Hughes’ “unswerving determination to ensure the academy’s success” and to provide “the best possible education for pupils”. The report also praised the Principal for his […]
21st March 2018
Four conscientious and ambitious Year 10 girls will be spending a week at Oxford University this summer. Lauren Brittain, Abigail Byatt, Milly Bentley and Maryam Hasanova were all successful in their applications to attend the Universify summer school programme. During their week these aspirational students will reside at Somerville College, where they will attend lectures, […]
5th March 2018
The academy will be visited by Ofsted on Tuesday 6th and Wednesday 7th March. We encourage all parents/carers to submit their views on the academy via Parent View, here.
5th March 2018
On Thursday 1st March, we celebrated World Book Day here at Ormiston Horizon Academy. This year’s theme was ‘Horizon’s Literary Heroes and Villains’. To celebrate this fantastic literary event, the following initiatives were undertaken: Miss Gardner, Director of Literacy, led World Book Day assemblies all week Staff came in fancy dress as literary heroes or […]