16th March 2020
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16th March 2020
At the beginning of March we celebrated World Book Day. Throughout the week commencing 2nd March Ormiston Horizon Academy had a range of activities promoting reading and highlighting the value of books. Monday, saw a competitive Personal Tutor World Book Day Quiz with Mr Gardner’s 8D2 coming first but Aquila winning overall. Tuesday, we welcomed […]
3rd March 2020
A group of our year 10 religious education students attended the Council Chambers in Stoke Town Hall last week to take part in a Youth Debate event. Students heard points of view from other schools and council members as well as speakers from various different communities. Students took part in the debates themselves and voted […]
14th February 2020
Hi I am Christabel in year 10. I have taken pictures of students playing and exercising on Curriculum Enrichment Day for my work experience. The photos are to show parents how happy and amazing the students are on this Valentines Day.
11th February 2020
On Thursday, 6th February, the academy hosted the North Regional Make Yourself Heard heats which involved five schools across the north to compete in a speaking competition. There were two competitions – one for KS3 and one for KS4. Both competitions were close and all students spoke about extremely important subjects that they were passionate […]
28th January 2020
Recently a number of our students took part in a speaking competition called, Make Yourself Heard. This competition entailed students speaking for three minutes about a topic they felt particularly passionate about. There were two heat groups, KS3 and KS4; we had a variety of topics, including: mental health; lowering the voting age to sixteen; […]
29th November 2019
Congratulations to Year 8 student Hannah for winning the annual OAT Christmas Card Competition. Her design was selected out of over 200 entries. Hannah wins some art supplies, a set of her printed card designs, as well as the opportunity to select a charity to receive a monetary donation. Well done Hannah! Hannah is pictured […]
26th November 2019
A massive well done to all those involved with collecting an amazing 246 Operation Christmas Child boxes. The gifts have been loaded up and taken away. Pictured here are 7D2 and 8P2 (with boxes) who managed to fill an amazing 35 and 31 shoe boxes in their PT’s. Operation Christmas Child is a project of […]
16th November 2019
The academy welcomed Stoke on Trent’s first poet laureate Stephen Seabridge this week. Stephen worked with a group of our year 8 students on a two part creative writing session to be concluded next week.
17th October 2019
Four of our year 10 students got to meet the Lord Mayor this week as part of a local democracy event. The students also took part in a debate in the chambers at Kings Hall.