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Monthly Archives: November 2017

The sky’s the limit!

Over the Summer period, three staff from Ormiston Sir Stanley Matthews Academy scaled Mount Kilimanjaro in Tanzania, the highest freestanding mountain in the world reaching 19,341 feet above sea level. Pete Jepson, Danny McLaughlin and Sarah Weaver climbed to the summit to raise money... Read more

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University Life!

On Friday 10th November 2017, 25 Year 7 students visited Oxford University.   The visit was designed to broaden students’ horizons and expose them to the wonderful academic opportunities available to them. The students visited University College and took part in a talk delivered by... Read more

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Guru Nanak Gurdwara

Earlier in the year, students from Year's 7, 8 and 9 visited Guru Nanak Gurdwara in Smethwick, to develop their understanding of the Sikh religion and key Sikh practices. Guru Nanak Gurdwara, Smethwick, is one of the largest Gurdwaras in Europe. Spanning a total area of about 70,000 square... Read more

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Ofsted rates city school as ‘good’ & praises ‘articulate’ students

By Kathie McInnes NEWS A school has taken dinner table conversations to a whole new level by getting pupils to stage debates while they eat their lunch. Students at Ormiston Sir Stanley Matthews Academy, in Blurton, join in with the bistro talks by chewing over topics they have... Read more

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Remembrance Day 2017

One of our Year 10 students, Harvey, sold Poppies, badges and wrist bands for Remembrance day every break and lunch in the lead up to November 11th. He also attended the Remembrance parade in Longton, where he laid a wreath on behalf of OSSMA. For all of his hard work and dedication to the... Read more

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