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Travel Disruptions – March 2016

We have today been notified of the following road closures around Tenbury: 16th /17th /18th March – B4204 Kyrewood Road closed into Tenbury (Yarrantons have been told that buses will be allowed through) 18th – 22nd March – Oldwood Road from Bockleton Road to outside the Fountain Pub (closed from 9.00 am – 5.00 pm […]

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#ThisWorcsGirlCan

On Monday 29th February 2016, Malvern Hills Early Help will be launching the first #thisworcsgirlcan event to encourage more young women to get involved in sport, to develop their skills, social networks and general wellbeing.  This event is driven by the Sport England ‘This Girl Can’ campaign.  There are a whole range of sports clubs […]

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GCSE 2015 Exam Results – Record Breakers!

Pupils at Tenbury High Ormiston Academy achieve the ‘best ever GCSE results’ Congratulations to all our Year 11 leavers who worked incredibly hard to achieve a fabulous set of results. Their superb achievements are well deserved and the young people are right to feel extremely proud of themselves. The academy is delighted that this means […]

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New Transport Routes from September 2015

We are pleased to confirm that from September 2015 we will be operating two new subsidised bus routes, a Shropshire route and a Herefordshire route, aimed at pupils who are not entitled to Local Authority arranged transport. Please see the links below for documents giving details of stops and timings. Herefordshire Route Details (pdf) Shropshire Route Details […]

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Bellboating 2015

On Sat 27th June THOA and a team from TPS took part in the Annual Bell-Boating Regatta held on the River Avon at Pershore. Great fun was had by all. To see further details and pictures please use the link below for the PE Blog. Bellboating 2015 – Tenbury High PE Blog    

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Head Boy and Head Girl

The Head boy and Head Girl and their Deputies have been elected for the coming Year. Pupils were requested to give a short presentation of why they wished to become Head Boy/Girl and then a vote was taken of their peers and Staff. The following were successful: Head Boy – Rory Huntbach Head Girl – Kitty Houchin […]

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Absentee Threshold Changes

The government recently announced changes to absentee thresholds which take effect in September 2015. Currently pupil has to be absent for 56 sessions (28 days) of school to be classified as persistently absent. This represents an attendance rate of 85% However from the beginning of the next academic year, 2015 to 2016, the government is reducing the persistent […]

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Prefects 2015

The Prefects have been selected for the coming year and they have begun to take on their duties around school. The Head Boy and Girl and their Deputies will be selected from this group. They will have to apply for the positions and then give 2 short speeches, one to their prefect peers and one […]

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Classroom Devices Survey for Parents

A group of year 8 and 9 pupils has worked hard to put together this survey. We are interested in your views regarding the idea of all pupils at THOA having a personal learning device that they can use in lessons and out of school too. Obviously we want teachers to have control over the […]

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Year 11 Exam Information

As an academy we feel that the vast majority of year 11 pupils will revise better in school than at home where there may be more distractions.   A revision booster timetable is in place and available to download form the school website [Available here (pdf)]. Unfortunately the booster timetable cannot cover the full school day- […]

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