Welcome to Ormiston SWB, a mixed 11-16 Academy and post 16 Sixth Form, serving a truly multi-cultural community, whereby every pupil is respected and treated as an individual.

We take our responsibility towards parents and students very seriously and are committed to providing first class-education for every individual child in our care. In September 2012 we moved into our outstanding, brand new £25 million facilities which provide students with a world class learning environment to inspire and motivate them to work hard and achieve their potential.

Ormiston SWB Academy

Welcome to Ormiston SWB, a mixed 11-16 Academy and post 16 Sixth Form, serving a truly multi-cultural community, whereby every pupil is respected and treated as an individual. 


Learning for Life, Securing Success.

Under new leadership at the Academy, with improving results in all areas, this is an exciting time for our Academy. We have an oversubscribed school with a diverse and enthusiastic student intake. Our motto is “Learning for Life, Securing Success”, which shows our commitment to ensuring all children achieve the best academic results and also master the skills they need to have a happy and successful life. 

Mr R Hughes | Principal



End of Term: Christmas 2019

Wishing you a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!Click to enlarge photographs On Thursday 19th December 2019 we continued our new Christmas tradition by providing a free Christmas dinner to all students and staff in the Academy. By the end of the day we had served...


Mr. Stevens here, and I would just like to say a few words on behalf of Mr Barbary and Creative Industries. Actually, it will probably be a lot of words, because I can’t stop enthusing about the best bunch of students I have had the honour to work with over the last...

School Closure

Click here to download the School Closure Letter (issued 11/12/2019) Due to unprecedented levels of illness, and in an attempt to keep any other students and staff from becoming affected, we have been liaising with Public Health England. Following advice, in order to...

Disneyland Paris Trip 2019

In October Mr Jones organised a trip for 110 students and 10 staff to Paris, France. On the trip students had the fantastic opportunity to experience a ferry crossing (many of which had never done before), explore some French food, visit National landmarks such as the...

SWB Academy Fireworks Spectacular

Tickets for our Fireworks Spectacular 2019 are now on sale! You can purchase tickets below, in room S1 or on the gate on the night of the event. Our fireworks are presented by the fantastic Jubilee Fireworks - the company who represent Alton Towers![tt-event...

Race for Life / Pink Day

Here are some highlights from our recent charity events for Breast Cancer Now and Cancer Research UK, organised by Ormiston SWB Academy Sixth Form. So far we have raised £540 for Breast Cancer Now from cake sales alone, and over £1821 for Race for Life, with more...

Meet the Exchange Students!

This year we have 8 Exchange students. They come from all over the world, from South America to Russia. This is an amazing experience for them. They are here to learn the British Culture and Education system. We have musicians, Artists and a Semi professional Hockey...

Geography Newsletter Term 1

Parents, have you ever asked your child what they've been up to at school and received the typical response 'not much'? The Geography department have the answer through our new termly newsletter! Here you can see what students are doing in Key Stage 3, including...

SWB6th Team Building Adventure!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9w8Tww0eSoc SWB6th students went to Baggeridge Country Park for their first CORE day, where they did low ground team building challenges and the high rope challenges. The 6th formers built on their leadership skills, interpersonal...

OSWBA students celebrate GCSE Exam Results!

Students and staff at Ormiston SWB Academy in Bilston are celebrating today after collecting their GCSE results – with nearly half of all students achieving Grade 4 or above in English and maths. The academy also saw a significant increase in the number of students...

Our Values – C.O.R.E.

Ormiston SWB Academy students are expected to demonstrate a vast array of characteristics that will prepare them for future success. Our values clearly signal to staff, students and parents the core values of Character, Organisation, Resilience and Excellence which ensure our Academy is a focused, happy and a safe place to learn and achieve. 



  • Show respect for everyone in the academy
  • Show respect for all staff by following requests ‘FIRST TIME, EVERY TIME’
  • Use appropriate language at an appropriate volume
  • Use good manners. We will say
    ‘Please’, Thank you’ and ‘Pardon’
  • Avoid confrontation
  • Show respect for the academy environment


  • Have the correct equipment each day
    look smart, correct uniform at all times
  • Take responsibility for my attendance each day
  • Attend all my lessons, making sure I am in the RIGHT place at the RIGHT time
  • Take responsibility for my behaviour and actions every time and not seek to blame others




  • Keep myself safe moving around the academy in a calm and orderly manner, respecting balconies and stairs
  • Keep myself safe in all lessons by listening to the advice from staff and asking when I am unsure
  • Not bring prohibited items into the academy
  • Keep myself safe by using technology
  • Keep myself safe on my journey to and from the academy
  • Never put myself/others in danger with my actions


  • Have a positive attitude with a desire to learn and achieve
  • Take responsibility for my own learning and
    complete all work to the best of my ability
  • Take responsibility for my own progress by acting upon teachers’ advice with positivity






Click here to download our brand new core curriculum.

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Sixth Form

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This is the Thursday Night performance featuring Olivia Harnett as Jack, Michael Bayliss as Widow Twanky, Reshaeel Tariq as Prince Charming, with Hollie Walker, Adison James and Chandhani Chawlia.
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Jack and the Beanstalk 2019 OSWBA Pantomime Cast B Act 1
Ormiston SWB Academy's Year 9 Performing Arts are proud to present our annual pantomime, Jack and the Beanstalk. This is the Thursday night Cast B Act 1 perf...



Staff Panto / Jack and the Beanstalk Cast B
with Olivia Harnett as Jack, Michael Bayliss as Widow Twanky, Reshaeel Tariq as Prince Charming, with Hollie Walker, Adison James and Chandhani Chawlia. https://t.co/XLGYmx8Eb8

Jack and the Beanstalk Cast A with Mia Leek as Jack, Toby Roberts as Widow Twanky, Benas Ribikauskas as Prince Charming, with Millie Roberts, Ky Brown and Harman Singh.


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Ormiston SWB Academy, Dudley Street, Bilston, West Midlands, WV14 0LN

01902 493797 | Enquiries@oswba.co.uk