Tag Archives: 2022

Safer Schools App

The online world can be a bit overwhelming at times, but it is important we understand what our children are doing online so we can help make them safer. The Safer Schools App aims to help with this. At NEW, we are delighted to invite you to download our new Safer Schools App, provided by […]

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Inset and Term Dates

Dear parents and carers, Inset and term datesI am writing to inform you of the upcoming Easter holiday academy closure and training days. Easter HolidayStudents will break up on Friday 8th April at 1.15pm. Students returning to schoolWe will be having an inset day on Monday 25th April, Therefore your child will return on Tuesday […]

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Ormiston NEW Academy: Ofsted Report

Wolverhampton school’s best-ever Ofsted report after a “sea change in recent years” A school has achieved its best ever inspection grade after Ofsted found staff were “galvanised” by the principal’s “ambitious vision”. Ormiston NEW Academy, in Fordhouses, has now been rated as good in every area, from the quality of education in the classroom through […]

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Jekyll & Hyde

The National Theatre visited NEW Academy recently and students were able to watch an amazing touring version of Jekyll & Hyde. This is a radical re-imagining of Robert Louis Stevenson’s classic novella. Evan Placey’s adaptation tells the story of a gender-swapped Jekyll and Hyde in Victorian England, exploring the repression of women and stifled female […]

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Sixth Form Parents Evening

Dear Parents/Carers,  We would like to invite you to our Sixth Form Parents Evening on Thursday 10th March (4.00-6.00pm) to discuss your child’s current progress. We are delighted to announce that this event will be held in person in our purpose-built Sixth Form Centre. As well as your child’s subject teachers and form tutors, there […]

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Geography: Plastic Pollution

Year 9 have just completed a unit of work, looking at current global environmental issues. A major part of this unit involved understanding how and why the use of plastic has increased over the last 100 years, and the impact this has had on the planet. In response to this learning, students were tasked with […]

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OAT Regional and National Elections 2022

Dear Parents/Carers, It is with great pleasure I write to inform you about the wonderful student voice opportunities here at Ormiston NEW Academy. In collaboration with the wider Ormiston Academies Trust (OAT) network, we have launched the Regional Student Voice (RSV) elections this week and we have many students who have already expressed an interest […]

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Year 11 Parents Evening

We would like to invite you to our Year 11 Parents Evening on Thursday 20th January to discuss your child’s current progress, and what their next steps will be in order to have a successful academic year. Due to current government legislation, we will be holding this virtually through Microsoft Teams. Your child will make […]

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Covid Testing | January 2022

The Government has now issued new COVID-19 guidance on testing, we are writing to provide you with an update on what this means for your child/children. Dear parents, carers and students,I wanted to write this week to update you about some of the logistical changes for our return in January 2022. In light of the […]

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Year 10 Summer GCSE Examinations 2022

Dear parent/carer, I am writing to inform you of how we intend to support your child to succeed in Summer 2022 with their GCSE examinations. It is our belief that Year 10 have a fantastic opportunity over the next 18 months to realise their potential and achieve excellence next summer. We will be doing everything […]

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