Welcome to Ormiston SWB Academy

Learning for Life, Securing Success ABOUT US
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. 

Mr Rod Hughes| Principal

Principal's Welcome

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...

SWB6th Students Collect A Level Results

Students at Ormiston SWB Academy are celebrating collecting their A Level results today, with top university places being secured. The number of entries achieving A*-E has improved on last year’s figure by 5%, and there has been numerous individual success stories...

Download our 2019/20 Prospectus

Click the download button below to download our 2019/2020 prospectus and find out more about our Academy.

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. Our values are supported by our brand new C.O.R.E Futures Programme. This is aimed at giving students the opportunity to have experiences, which deepen knowledge, embed skills and strengthen character. Through Years 7 to 13, students will study and take part in an enrichment programme including visits, courses, events and activities alongside their timetabled lessons.

  • 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

Our Trust

Find out more about Ormiston Academies Trust


Download a copy of our 2018 Academy prospectus

Facilities Hire

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Parent Letters

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SCHOOL OF ROCK LONDON - this is your last chance to be in the band! There are just a few places remaining on the London trip to see School of Rock, please return your letters to Mr Stevens Thurs morning in b20A or the Sanderson green pod ASAP to guarantee your place!



Homework Club is now available to all years on both nights! https://t.co/LSQV0uoDXb OSWBAcademy photo

PARIS 2019 PHOTOS - https://t.co/DJHX2dHvUF , If you would like to download individual photos, or the whole collection in full quality, click the download link in the top right, and enter download pin 4201 .
A video of the trip will be available at some point next week!

These students chose to immerse themselves in the French language over the summer holidays and have received some certificates from Routes into Languages. Well done all! https://t.co/hzI7ywskHA OSWBAcademy photo


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