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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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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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Update | Year 11 Parents Evening

Dear Parents/Carers With around two weeks in school before we break up for the Christmas holidays, I wanted to keep you up-to-date with developments in school, especially with the current national conversation going on with regard to Covid variants. I meet with my Senior Leadership Team most mornings to discuss what we might have to […]

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COVID-19 | Vaccination Invitation Letter

We’ve been asked to forward this letter from UK Health Security Agency, NHS England and Vaccination UK. We have been informed that the vaccination day at NEWA is Friday 26th November 2021. It is important to state that, if you do not provide consent, your child will not be vaccinated. For more information view our […]

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NEWA Violinist Talent Shines

A sixth form student at Ormiston NEW Academy is being recognised nationally for her incredible musicianship. Alethea Parsons has played the violin since she was eight years old and is recently the only young musician from Wolverhampton to have been nominated to the National Youth Orchestra Inspire programme in 2022. Along with other musicians, Alethea […]

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Get Caught Reading

Ormiston New Academy, in Fordhouses Wolverhampton, developed the initiative to encourage students to read during their free time. If students are ‘caught’ reading a book or magazine of their choice by a member of staff they are given a slip that gives them an automatic invite to a reading celebration assembly at the end of […]

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