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.
10th October 2019
GCSE Textiles students enjoyed a trip to Unit Twelve in Stafford for a workshop run by artist Jennifer Collier. Jennifer works with a range of organic materials to create non-functional craft and textile pieces. She uses methods of weaving, waxing, draping, embedding and stitching, to produce objects that are redefined and given a new sense […]
13th September 2019
After a large number of applicants for the role’s this year and a difficult interview process we are pleased to introduce Ormiston Horizon’s Student Senior team: Head Boy – Ashley Moran Head Girl – Jade Smart Deputy Head Boy – Dylan Hawthorne Deputy Head Girl – Heidi Roper Congratulations and well done. Look out for […]
5th September 2019
The academy is extremely proud to have had two students selected to be City Youth Ambassadors for the YMCA. Eleanor and Frankie are now ‘Change Agents’ and will be helping other young people in the city to engage in meaningful opportunities. Both students attended a number of training sessions and took part in a final […]
15th August 2019
Ormiston Horizon Academy Celebrates Strong Exam Results Students and staff at Ormiston Horizon Academy in Chell are celebrating receiving strong A Level results, including places secured at top universities. Overall, 100% of the exams sat achieved a pass (A*-E) and over two thirds of entries (72%) received an A*-C grade, whilst 17% achieved an A*-B […]
31st July 2019
On Monday 15th July, our Y9 iWill Project steering group went with Miss Foster, teacher of Art, and Miss Gardner, Director of Literacy, to Packmoor Ormiston Academy. The students worked alongside a group of Y4s in order to read their eco-narrative anthologies, which we recently had published professionally, to some KS1 students to spread a […]
28th June 2019
On Wednesday 26th June, Miss Gardner, Director of Literacy, and Miss Foster, Teacher of Art, invited 10 Year 4 boys from Packmoor Primary to spend the day at our academy to take part in a narrative workshop led by 5 of our Year 9 students. The primary aims of the workshop include the following: promote […]
26th June 2019
Well done to our P.E department who achieved the Gold School Games Mark. The award was given for their commitment, engagement and delivery of competitive sport this academic year.