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OBA’s GCSE Results Impress Yet Again!

For the fourth year running, students at Ormiston Bolingbroke Academy are celebrating another set of outstanding GCSE results which are, once again, above national averages. With an amazing 84% of students gaining a grade A*-C in English and 67% in Mathematics, 63% of OBA’s Year 11s achieved one of the top grades in both subjects and nearly three quarters achieved …

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Amazing A Level Achievements

Sixth Formers in Ormiston Bolingbroke Academy, Runcorn, are celebrating their amazing A Level achievements after receiving an outstanding set of results which will take them forward to the next stage of success in their adult lives. Yet again, OBA’s results are even better than in previous years and the Year 13 students have achieved phenomenal success with an overall 99% …

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Year 11 Prom 2016

Year 11 students experienced ‘a prom to remember’ recently when OBA pulled out all the stops to make the students’ final gathering a truly spectacular event. Read more in our newsletter.

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Dance Show 2016

Not one, but two dance spectaculars took place at OBA last week over three consecutive evenings. Each night saw a packed house enjoying a vast array of dazzling dance styles being performed by all ages from primary pupils through to Sixth Form students and even teaching staff. The first dance show was presented by Dynamix Dance School, which is led …

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Drama students to perform at the Lowry Theatre

Talented Drama students take to the stage in the Lowry Theatre, Salford on Sunday 15th May to perform Davey Anderson’s gritty play ‘Blackout’. The play follows the story of a troubled young man who finds himself in a jail cell and his journey to this point in his life. The students are performing as part of the National Theatre Connections …

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Prestigious Award for Young Linguist

Holly Godden, a Sixth Form student at Ormiston Bolingbroke Academy, has been honoured to receive a very prestigious award from OBA’s sponsor, Ormiston Academies Trust (OAT) for her talents as a young linguist. The Oscar-type annual award ceremony took place in the luxurious venue of The Grand Connaught Rooms in London where only sixteen OAT awards were presented for a …

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Mock Trial Competition Success

A team of Year 8 and Year 9 students, who have recently been working very hard to prepare for The Magistrates’ Court Mock Trial Competition, hit the spotlight on Saturday 12th March when they went to The Law Courts in Mold to take part in the Local Heats of this prestigious competition. Accompanied by Mr Hussey, Mrs Jarvis and Mr …

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Having Fun On The Piste

Students and staff from Ormiston Bolingbroke Academy and Ormiston Chadwick Academy recently enjoyed a week ‘on the piste’ in the French Alps. Flying out from Manchester, the group of forty-two students varied in age from 11- 18. They also went on the trip with a range of different skiing abilities, with some students skiing for the first time, whilst others …

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World Book Day Fun at OBA

World Book Day on Thursday 3rd March was a fun-filled day at OBA. A truly wonderful day was had with a variety of exciting activities taking place throughout the day for OBA’s students as well as pupils from local primary schools. OBA’s staff re-discovered their inner child and dressed up as their favourite book characters, much to the amusement of …

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Chinese New Year

Monday the 8th February marked the start of the Chinese New Year- The year of the Monkey!  So, over the past two weeks there have been many activities that OBA students have taken part in, in order to join in the celebrations. First of all, special assemblies were held to inform students of New Year Chinese traditions. During these assemblies, …