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Ormiston Bolingbroke Academy

  • Nurture

    We provide the environment and an experience that cares for and looks after every student in the school, encouraging everyone in the school community to be the best version of themselves.

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    We provide the right level of personalised support to enable every student to flourish and fulfil their full potential in every aspect of their school life.

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    Every member of the school community aims for excellence in everything they do.


Welcome to Ormiston Bolingbroke Academy

As the Principal of Ormiston Bolingbroke Academy, it gives me great pleasure to welcome you to the school’s website. OBA is a happy, caring school where our students are at the centre of everything we do. I lead the school with my Senior Leadership Team.


We have very high expectations and aspirations for everybody in our school community and hold an ambition through our vision for OBA to be one of the country’s best schools. The school has enjoyed several years of success. In 2018 we were listed in the top three schools in Halton for our Progress 8 score, and have been the best school in Runcorn for this measure in each of the last two years.  Our Sixth Form results are outstanding. In 2018, At A level, the average grade awarded was a C+, with 20% of all A level grades an A*-A. 

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  • 17 January 202017/01/20

    6th Form application

    Applications now Open! Click here for Application Form

  • 17 January 202017/01/20

    Elevate returns!

    Year 11 completed their second workshop in the final week of the Autumn term with a focus on how to time-manage effectively. Students left the workshop equipped with the skills to create their own timetable for revision purposes to utilise in the build-up to the exam season.  Miss Dutton sai...

  • 20 December 201920/12/19

    Acts of Christmas Kindness

    On Tuesday 17th December, Year 10 students represented Team OBA to carry out random acts of Christmas kindness. The group led by Head of Year Miss Porschke and Assistant Head of Year Mr Milne, visited ASDA Runcorn where they used money raised by staff and students in school to pay for cust...

  • 12 December 201912/12/19

    panto trip

    The wish was granted at St Helens’ Magical Christmas Panto! Ohhhhh yes it was! #Aladdin #teamOBA

  • 6 December 201906/12/19

    Year 10 Geography Field Trip

    On Monday 25th November 60 Year 10 geography students took to the streets of Chester to carry out their Urban Fieldwork. The trip involved geographers collecting data along a transect from the city centre and students looked at the relationship between land use and environmental quality thro...

  • 4 December 201904/12/19


    Our E-Safety coordinator Mr Hussey has just spent two days in Belgium as the only UK teacher at a large worldwide conference on E-Safety. He is now very much looking forward to implementing his findings at school!

  • 25 November 201925/11/19

    School of rock

    Tickets for our production of “School of Rock - The Musical” are now on sale!  Dates: Tuesday 10th, Wednesday 11th and Thursday 12th December 2019 @ 7pm  Price:£4 per ticket 

  • 5 November 201905/11/19

    Electronics Club

  • 4 November 201904/11/19

    Christmas Market

  • 4 October 201904/10/19

    Ice Cream Friday

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Ormiston Bolingbroke Academy
Barnfield Ave, Runcorn, WA7 6EP

01928 711 643