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Tenbury High Ormiston Academy celebrates another year of great GCSE results

Pupils and staff at Tenbury High Ormiston Academy (THOA), in Tenbury Wells, Worcestershire, are celebrating today after another year of great outcomes. Staff and pupils, alike, have worked incredibly hard to ensure Tenbury’s young people achieve the results required to get them to their chosen post 16 destinations. Nearly half of pupils achieved strong passes […]

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THOA Wins Funding to Grow Chess Club

Tenbury High Ormiston Academy has won funding to develop and grow its successful after-school chess club. Ormiston Trust, the parent body of Ormiston Academies Trust (OAT), which sponsors the academy, has used OAT’s dedicated Enrichment Department to fund 15 academies to either establish or develop existing chess clubs. Academies from across the OAT network were […]

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Open Event 2018

We’re delighted to be able to announce our open event date in September. We will be throwing open our doors to prospective pupils and their parents on Thursday 27th September. Children who are due to start secondary school in September 2019 and their parents are invited to visit Tenbury High to gain a taster of […]

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A Visit From The National Poet of Wales 2008-2016

On Wednesday, we will be delighted to welcome the National Poet of Wales 2008-2016, Gillian Clarke, to Tenbury High to work with year 10 students. The students are currently researching local young men who died in WW1 and their plan is to create poetry ‘looking back to look forward’. Gillian’s work has been on the […]

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Tenbury High Ormiston Academy celebrates excellent GCSE results

Pupils and staff at Tenbury High Ormiston Academy (THOA), in Tenbury Wells, Worcestershire, are celebrating another exceptional set of GCSE results. Overall, 72 per cent of pupils achieved a Grade 4 or above in English and maths – with a grade 4 set by the Government as a pass. This is a five percentage point […]

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World Book Day (in April)

Students at Tenbury High Ormiston Academy in Tenbury Wells, Worcestershire took part in a belated World Book Day in April by dressing up as their favourite book characters. Originally planned for Thursday, 1st March (when the school was closed due to snow and icy roads), the students were allowed to choose figures from both factual […]

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Roblox – A Guide for Parents

Roblox is a gaming platform where multiple players interact and play together online. The site has a collection of games aimed at 8-18 year olds. However, players of all ages can use the site. Roblox is currently available on PC, phone, tablet and Xbox One. Every game on Roblox is created by users, and there […]

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Tenbury High Ormiston Academy gains national award for its careers programme

Students and staff at Tenbury High Ormiston Academy in Tenbury Wells are celebrating after their academy gained a national award recognising its careers programme and commitment to preparing students to succeed in the workplace. The Academy has received the Career Mark award, an accolade which acknowledges schools and organisations in England offering excellent careers education, […]

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GCSEs 2016 – Celebrating “Superb” results!

Students and staff at Tenbury High Ormiston Academy are celebrating today after 72% of students achieved A*- C grades in English and maths. Students smashed previous school records with 78% of students achieving these top grades in maths and 75% achieving them in English. This year’s results are a just reward for the hard work […]

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Science Week

At Tenbury High Ormiston Academy we have been celebrating Science week. KS3 were asked to create pieces of work whether it was quizzes, jokes, word searches, facts or their favourite practical in their Science lessons so far. Toby Redding helped to edit this newspaper (linked below), which has an array of pupils work to show […]

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