Equipping every student with the toolkit to live a happy, successful and enriching life.

Our Curriculum: Delivering for every student

Our curriculum is broad and balanced and designed to equip every student with the toolkit to live a happy, successful and enriching life. We work tirelessly with our students and families to ensure every student finds a learning pathway with which they can thrive at Ormiston Rivers Academy. We equip our students with the skills and knowledge to leave us ready to take on the world, and all that it may challenge them with.

At Ormiston Rivers Academy we aim to provide a broad and balanced curriculum which:


  • Meets all statutory requirements at Key Stages 3, 4 and 5

  • Provides a range of appropriate courses, enabling each student to reach his/her full potential

  • Raises aspirations and maximises the achievement of all students

  • Helps students to develop personal values which enable them to show good citizenship, and provides for their personal, social, moral, cultural and spiritual development; including the active promotion of British values

  • Prepares students for the opportunities, responsibilities and experiences of later life in modern Britain

  • Encourages the skills of independence, initiative, problem solving and the ability to work within teams

  • Provides the skills and guidance necessary for them to enter the world of work

  • Offers wider enrichment opportunities for students beyond the classroom

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Our Enrichment curriculum is incredibly broad and supported where-ever needed for all so regardless of background...

Enriching Lives

At KS3 we are keen to ensure a seamless crossover from Primary and into GCSEs whereby every child is challenged daily.


Our Personal, Social, Health and Emotional Curriculum is an essential cornerstone to our everyday learning.

Exploring Issues

A key aspect of our KS4 curriculum is ensuring every student achieves a suite of qualifications that opens doors to them.


Reading, litearcy and vocabulary development are at the heart of all of our students' experiences.

The Essentials

Specialist teaching means our sixth formers become equipped with the skills and knowledge they need to enter their chosen career path...


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Southminster Road
Essex CM0 8QB