Welcome to Ormiston SWB Academy

Learning for Life, Securing Success
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

OSWBA sets sail!

Through generous funding from the 1851 Trust, 24 of our top achieving year 7, 8 and 9 students have been given a fantastic opportunity to complete a National Governing Body Qualification in Sailing. This qualification will see the students attend training every...

Bank Holiday – School Closed

Please be aware Ormiston SWB Academy will be closed for May day bank holiday on Monday the 6th of May 2019.

Holland Tour 2019

On the last week of term 30 students from the academy visited Holland to take part in a Masterclass Football Competition. On Monday 8th April, in the early hours of the morning, students began their journey via coach to Valkenberg, for OSWBA’s 2019 Sports Tour. On the...


A massive congratulations to Miss Dhillon's students in 8X1 who are now a MASTERCLASS for Accelerated Reader. This means that as a class they have met the following criteria from Renaissance (an international company!): • Average engaged reading time of over 25...

World Earth Day

Saturday 30th March was 'Earth Hour' - we are preparing as a school to pledge support to World Earth day 2020 for their 'A Billion Acts of Green' challenge (https://www.earthday.org/take-action/ )   A Billion Acts of Green   The biggest lesson from the first Earth...

Find out why students love SWB Academy.

Our students love being at Ormiston SWB Academy. Find out why with our 2017/18 Promotional Video.

Our Values

Ormiston SWB Academy students are expected to demonstrate outstanding behaviour. Our values clearly signal to staff, students and parents the core values of behaviour which ensure our Academy is a focused, happy and a safe place to learn and achieve.


• have the correct equipment each day
• look smart, wearing the correct uniform at all times
• 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
• 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, following safety
guidance and respecting balconies and stairs
• keep myself safe in all lessons by following advice from staff and asking when I am unsure
• not bring prohibited items into the academy
• keep myself safe by using technology appropriately
• keep myself safe on my journey to and from the academy.
• never put myself or others in danger with my actions


• 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. I will say ‘Please’, ‘Thank you’ and ‘Pardon’
• avoid confrontation
• show respect for the academy environment

"Learning for Life, Securing Success"

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OSWBA Students from Year 7 and Year 12 getting stuck in to their #IWILL challenge, creating displays for a Bilston in Bloom / Memorial Garden project Iwill Ormiston IWill #iwill_ormiston
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WIN a "Fresh out the Box" Windows 10 Laptop/Tablet in the Golden Ticket Draw THIS FRIDAY! Get your tickets in by Thursday 3pm to be in with a chance! https://t.co/aojHGYrZhq OSWBAcademy photo

https://t.co/XCtTPxOn5E OSWBA students with the most praise points, and no negative behavior points in year 7,8 and 9 have been given the opportunity to learn how to sail with Rockley Sailing Club, free of charge! @Rockley1


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