OBA Works with Local Businesses on International Women’s Day

To mark ‘International Women’s Day’ on Wednesday 8th March, a selection of female students from Ormiston Bolingbroke Academy’s Sixth Form and Year 10 attended two separate business networking events with well-known local businesses, Isover Saint Gobain and Capita O2. On this special day in particular, organisations from around the world host events to support the #PledgeForParity campaign.  From awareness raising to …

Marines put OBA Students Through Their Paces

As part of OBA’s mission to raise the aspirations of our young people and offer them real-life, world of work experiences, thirty students from Years 9, 10 and 11 who had registered an interest in the armed forces, were recently selected to take part in a careers session led by The Royal Marines. A team of three Royal Marine Commandos …

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2017-2018 Term Dates Available

The 2017-2018 Term Dates have been announced. Please check these when booking family holidays to reduce the impact on children’s education.

Year 10 Work Experience with Isover Saint Gobain

Four Year 10 students recently undertook work placements at Isover Saint Gobain, based on the Whitehouse Industrial Estate in Runcorn. Ormiston Bolingbroke Academy’s work experience programme provides students with the opportunity to gain a first-hand insight into how organisations work and are bespoke to individual students. The placements are tailored to the interests and strengths of each individual and provide …

Centre Stage Youth Company

Centre Stage Youth Company

A new drama club is launching on Saturday 21st January as part of Saturday Academy. Centre Stage Youth Company is ran by Grace McKevitt and Jess Edwards and will give students the opportunity to work towards the prestigious LAMDA awards. There is a class for primary students (Year 4-6) 9.15am – 11.00am and OBA students from 11.15am – 1.00pm. It’s all …

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Investors in People Award

We are delighted to announce that we have secured the prestigious Investors in People award at the Silver level.  This is an extremely rigorous process that analyses our staff’s performance and standards against a strict framework of criteria.  Only 5% of all organisations achieve the Silver award.  There are nine indicators that the award benchmarked OBA against and it is outstanding …

Business Partnership Launch Event

I am pleased to inform you that the business partnership launch event took place here at OBA on 20thOctober, as planned, and it was a great success. The launch event was designed to inform OBA’s Year 10 students of our new working partnership with the company and to discuss the exciting career-linked opportunities that would be available to them over …

Creating Employment Links Within Our Community

To help raise the aspirations of our students, OBA recognises the importance of helping to create tomorrow’s competitive workforce! We aim to do this by influencing the skills and knowledge of our young people and by improving recruitment through establishing direct links from education into employment. OBA is therefore delighted to announce our new partnership with global company, Isover Saint-Gobain. …