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Monthly Archives: December 2016

Teaching Leaders Fellows

OSSMA is pleased to report that two of our members of staff have been recognised for their leadership potential. Mr Clifton and Mr Mcqueen have both undertaken a two year intensive programme focusing on leadership. Both have attained the status of "Teaching Leaders Fellows". This has... Read more

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Maths Problems… Solved!

Staff from our Mathematics department took 24 Year 11's to Keele University this week. They had a talk from a mathematics professor about maths at university and mathematics based careers, which was followed by two activities involving problem solving. The final activity was a competition in which... Read more

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Training base gives teachers an ‘outstanding’ start to their careers

By KathieMcInnes  |  Posted: December 09, 2016 A partnership which is training dozens of new teachers to help fill staff shortages in the region’s schools has been given top marks by inspectors. The OAKS was jointly set up by Keele University and Ormiston Sir Stanley Matthews Academy... Read more

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OSSMA’s Entrepreneurs

Future entrepreneurs brush up their business skills as six Year 10 pupils from Ormiston Sir Stanley Matthews Academy are receiving expert advice to put them on the right track to setting up their own businesses. Staffordshire Chambers of Commerce have been working with budding entrepreneurs on a... Read more

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The Duke of Edinburgh’s Award

Congratulations to two members of our OSSMA staff; Mr Loughhead and Mr Bradley, who have this week been awarded with their DofE licenses. OSSMA is now a licensed centre of the Duke of Edinburgh's Award and is authorised to grant Awards on behalf of His Royal Highness, The Duke of... Read more

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