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 …

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 …