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Getting Ready For Court!

OBA staff, Mrs Jarvis, Mr Hussey and Mr Bird have already started start to recruit a team of students from Years 8 and 9, to prepare for the annual Magistrates’ Court Mock Trial competition, which will take place at Warrington Law Courts next March. What is MCMT? Over 95 per cent of criminal cases (more than a million every year) …

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Business Networking Event with Alstom Engineering Company

As part of the school’s continuing commitment to raising achievement and the aspirations of our pupils, On Friday 22nd September, 58 technology/engineering students from years 9 and 10 were selected to attend a business networking event with Alstom Engineering Company here at OBA. In the UK and Ireland, Alstom operates across over 20 sites and employs more than 2,500 people.  Alstom …

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Christmas Production

The annual Christmas production has been announced! Performances of the Tony award winning musical  ‘Annie’ will be staged from Tuesday 5th  to Thursday 7th December 2017. Tickets will be available from November with more details to follow.   The Annie Rehearsal Schedule is available to download but is subject to change.

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Ormiston Bolingbroke Academy Celebrates Outstanding GCSE Results

Students and staff at Ormiston Bolingbroke Academy in Runcorn are again celebrating, after achieving another year of excellent GCSE results. There were some outstanding individual success stories for the day, including: Georgia Lewis who achieved an amazing thirteen grade A*/A grades; this included a Level 8 in both English Literature and Maths and the ultimate, outstanding Level 9 in English …

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Stunning Sixth Form Success at Ormiston Bolingbroke Academy

Ormiston Bolingbroke Academy in Runcorn is enjoying another year of celebrations and excitement as Sixth Formers have achieved a brilliant set of results. Yet again, Year 13 students have achieved phenomenal success with an overall 100% pass rate, but this year also saw 80% of students achieving A*/A at A Level or Distinction*/ Distinction for Applied Learning subjects.  The students …

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Join ‘Cheshire Police Cadets’ right here at OBA!!!

Work with forensics Learn self-defence Solve a crime Visit a custody suite Enjoy outdoor activities The Police Cadet Programme will start on Monday 2nd October, based right here at OBA between 7.00pm and 8.30pm. The application process closes on 23rd July, so get your application in now using the following link: https://www.cheshire.police.uk/jobs/police-support-volunteers/volunteer-police-cadets/ Want to know more? – visit www.cheshire.police.uk/jobs Do you …

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Inspirational Business Advice

Julie Kennealy, Executive Director of the Sutton Housing Partnership, visited OBA recently to address Year 12 and 13 BTEC Business students.  Julie is a Chartered Accountant who specialises in applying commercial skills in non-profit, social settings to help secure long-term, financial sustainability for organisations. She has over 25 years of experience at the most senior levels in large organisations, both …

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Radio 4’s Any Questions to be Hosted at OBA

Ormiston Bolingbroke Academy is pleased to be hosting BBC Radio 4’s Any Questions? on Friday 2nd June 2017 from 6.45 – 8.50pm. Admission is free and a limited number of tickets are available to the general public. This broadcast, which is BBC Radio 4’s equivalent of the well-known, and long-running television programme ‘Question Time’ is a topical debate, chaired by Jonathan …

Exam Timetable – Summer 2017

The GCSE and A-Level exam timetable is available below. A PDF and Excel file is also available to download or print. 2017 Exam Timetable (PDF) 2017 Exam Timetable (XLS) Date Start Len Board Component Code Component Title Level Tue 02 May 09:00 01:00 EDEXL/GCSE 1BIZ Biology – Year 10 GCSE Wed 03 May 09:00 01:00 EDEXL/GCSE 1CHZ Chemistry – Year …

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Ski Trip 2018

The Academy Ski Trip 2018 Saturday 27th January – Saturday 3rd February 2018 at Alpe d’Huez, France. Students will be flying to France to the Alpe D’Huez Resort. The resort has been used previously and is very student friendly, providing a range of activities for students for après ski. The skiing is exceptional and has slopes to meet all student needs …