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. 

Welcome to Ormiston SWB Academy

About Us

WELCOME TO ORMISTON SWB ACADEMY.

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

 

LATEST NEWS

Latest COVID 19 Update

For the latest news, please go to COVID-19 Updates where you will find: - Student and Parent guide to our online learning    https://www.classcharts.com/student/login - Useful safeguarding websites and contacts - All staff emails if you need any support with the work...

New Year 11 Revision Portal Launched!

Mr Crawley explains how Year 11 can access a wealth of revision aids and Knowledge Organisers provided by your teachers at https://ormistonswbacademy.org.uk/year11revision/

Media Trip to Birmingham Uni

Sixth Form Media Students had a great time yesterday at Birmingham City University for the Media Masterclass. They had the opportunity to script and record their own podcast, and make their own TV news broadcast, with the help of lecturers and industry professionals....

Women in Technology Event

Last week ten Year 8 girls attended a Tech event to raise the awareness of all the many and varied careers within STEM areas and in particular Technology. Currently women only make up around 22% of all technology jobs so this event was organised to inspire young girls...

International Women’s Day 2020

For International Women's Day, we take a look at who SWB staff believe is the most inspirational woman in the world, as well as why it is important to celebrate it.

World Book Day 2020

The world of make believe was brought to life when OSWBA staff dressed as their favourite fictional characters to celebrate World Book Day today. How awesome does everyone look?!? The theme for this year is...

#IWILL students find buried artifact!

 The #IWILL volunteers are a great group of students from Year 7 right up to Sixth Form, who are volunteering on a number of projects. For the last two days they have been working on creating a new assault course at Baggeridge Park along with Challenge Academy. ...

Year 13 prepare for the next step!

CORE DAY 3 on Friday 14th Feb saw year 13s 'preparing for the next step'.  They were given a series of challenges throughout the day to see which team would win. They developed their character, organisation, resilience and excellence skills by completing a masterchef...

Medals for the Girls’ Football Team!

Ormiston SWB Academy have been hosting an interschool football tournament over the last few weeks, and we are pleased to announce that the year 7 and 8 girls’ football team made it through to the City of Wolverhampton finals, and came away with a Silver medal! Miss...

SWB wins NCS Silver Award!

We are delighted to announce that Ormiston SWB Academy has been crowned a NCS - National Citizen Service Champion School with a Silver Award. Last summer over 60 Year 11 students took part in the amazing summer programme, going on residentials and taking part in...

Latest COVID 19 Update

For the latest news, please go to COVID-19 Updates where you will find: - Student and Parent guide to our online learning    https://www.classcharts.com/student/login - Useful safeguarding websites and contacts - All staff emails if you need any support with the work...

New Year 11 Revision Portal Launched!

Mr Crawley explains how Year 11 can access a wealth of revision aids and Knowledge Organisers provided by your teachers at https://ormistonswbacademy.org.uk/year11revision/

Media Trip to Birmingham Uni

Sixth Form Media Students had a great time yesterday at Birmingham City University for the Media Masterclass. They had the opportunity to script and record their own podcast, and make their own TV news broadcast, with the help of lecturers and industry professionals....

Women in Technology Event

Last week ten Year 8 girls attended a Tech event to raise the awareness of all the many and varied careers within STEM areas and in particular Technology. Currently women only make up around 22% of all technology jobs so this event was organised to inspire young girls...

International Women’s Day 2020

For International Women's Day, we take a look at who SWB staff believe is the most inspirational woman in the world, as well as why it is important to celebrate it.

World Book Day 2020

The world of make believe was brought to life when OSWBA staff dressed as their favourite fictional characters to celebrate World Book Day today. How awesome does everyone look?!? The theme for this year is...

#IWILL students find buried artifact!

 The #IWILL volunteers are a great group of students from Year 7 right up to Sixth Form, who are volunteering on a number of projects. For the last two days they have been working on creating a new assault course at Baggeridge Park along with Challenge Academy. ...

Year 13 prepare for the next step!

CORE DAY 3 on Friday 14th Feb saw year 13s 'preparing for the next step'.  They were given a series of challenges throughout the day to see which team would win. They developed their character, organisation, resilience and excellence skills by completing a masterchef...

Medals for the Girls’ Football Team!

Ormiston SWB Academy have been hosting an interschool football tournament over the last few weeks, and we are pleased to announce that the year 7 and 8 girls’ football team made it through to the City of Wolverhampton finals, and came away with a Silver medal! Miss...

SWB wins NCS Silver Award!

We are delighted to announce that Ormiston SWB Academy has been crowned a NCS - National Citizen Service Champion School with a Silver Award. Last summer over 60 Year 11 students took part in the amazing summer programme, going on residentials and taking part in...

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. 

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CHARACTER

  • 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
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ORGANISATION

  • 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

 

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RESILIENCE

  • 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
    appropriately
  • Keep myself safe on my journey to and from the academy
  • Never put myself/others in danger with my actions
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EXCELLENCE

  • 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

 

 

CORE CURRICULUM

Click here to download our brand new core curriculum.

Download our 2019/20 Prospectus

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

KEY LINKS

Our Trust

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Prospectus

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Facilities Hire

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Parent Letters

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Enrichment

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Sixth Form

We are enrolling for Sept 2020

Curriculum

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Ormiston SWB Academy has collected all of our gloves, goggles, face masks and face shields from the Science and Design & Technology classrooms. We are donating, to help those working on the front lines at our local emergency services! #SWBFamily https://t.co/Oz9XdgK5rf OSWBAcademy photo

There has been an extension to the "Mother Tongue / Other Tongue" competition, you now have until entries 27th May.
All entries should be sent to credman @oswba.co.uk, thank you! https://t.co/tVcIPyfoPx
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The application process remains open for students wishing to apply to our sixth form, for more information contact Miss Bayley on jbayley @oswba.co.uk. All courses and their requirements can be found at https://t.co/zEXTdUzqzw https://t.co/Wg3LCh1o3x OSWBAcademy photo

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

01902 493797 | Enquiries@oswba.co.uk