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    BBC News School Report 2017

    Posted by mcrawford on Friday 17th March 2017
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    On Thursday, students took part in the BBC’s annual School Report project which is aimed at motivating 11-16 year olds to make a broadcast their own news. This year, students covered a number of topics including Mental Health and suggestions for the 5th face to appear on Mount Rushmore. You can read the articles and […]

    #DITTO

    Posted by mcrawford on Friday 3rd March 2017
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    The latest edition of the #DITTO eSafety newsletter is now available. This edition covers Youtube and the privacy aspect of online life. Click here to view the latest edition.

    eSafety Presentation

    Posted by mcrawford on Wednesday 1st March 2017
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    On Tuesday 28th February, e-safety consultant, Alan McKenzie led an e-safety presentation based on the risks associated with what technology youngsters are using. It covered two main themes: children exposed to risk, and children exposing themselves to risk, along with the latest research, advice and guidance. A copy of the presentation containing some useful sites […]

    Rotary Young Chef Success

    Posted by mcrawford on Tuesday 7th February 2017
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    On 7th December 2016 the annual Rotary Young Chef competition took place for the tenth year at Ormiston Rivers Academy. Year 11 students: Max Willsher, Emily Symons, Faye Pringle, Riley Pond, Lewis Leer, Rosie Braisted and Ella Wicks cooked with spectacular professionalism, demonstrating complex skills to create their culinary delights. The competition is organised by […]

    Ormiston Rivers Academy In Top 5% Nationally For Progress 8 Scores

    Posted by admin on Monday 23rd January 2017
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    In league tables published by the Department for Education, Ormiston Rivers Academy is in the top 5% nationally for pupil progress. Progress 8 captures the progress a pupil makes from the end of primary school to the end of secondary school across 8 qualifications. The Academy was also ranked in the top 10 schools in […]