BBC School Report 2018

BBC School Report 2018

This year students at Ormiston Bolingbroke Academy are going to have the opportunity to take part in BBC School Report. BBC School Report is the project managed by the BBC School Report Team which gives 11–16 year old students opportunities to make their own news reports for real life audiences. The BBC School Report is a journalism project that has …

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A Visit from Ormiston Academies Trust’s CEO

Nick Hudson, the newly appointed CEO of Ormiston Academies Trust, visited Bolingbroke Academy on Wednesday to meet our new Principal, Mr Wright, tour the school and meet our students. We were really pleased to welcome Nick, and proud that he took time out of his week to visit us. Mr Wright said: “I was really pleased to welcome Nick to …

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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 at 7pm. Tickets go on sale: Monday 6th November – Wednesday 8th November  for CAST MEMBERS ONLY.  Thursday 9th November general sale tickets are sold through School Gateway and the uniform shop at designated opening …

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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 …