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Open Week 2015

Posted on: September 24, 2015

Dear Parent/Guardian,

I am delighted to invite you to a number of events at Ormiston Sir Stanley Matthews Academy that I am sure will convince you we live up to our national recognition as one of the top 90 non selective schools in the country and an ideal choice for your child’s future education.

Our recent achievements are:-

  • 2015 DfE one of the top 90 schools in the country.
  • 2015 National Support School.
  • 2015 Mr Stanyer awarded National Leader Status by the DfE.
  • 2015 Signal Radio School of the Year.
  • 2014 Pupil Premium West Midlands Regional winners and National finalists.
  • May 2013 Ofsted – Outstanding Leadership & Management.
  • May 2013 Ofsted – Outstanding practice in English.

I hope you will be able to join us at one of our events to showcase the good practice you will find happening every day in the academy.

From Monday 5th to Thursday 8th October 2015 we have an ‘Open Week’ where you can visit the academy for tours at 9.30am and 1.30pm, (Monday, Tuesday, Thursday) and 9.30am (Wednesday) to see the wide range of excellent facilities and our lessons with high quality learning.

On Wednesday 23rd September 2015 we are hosting an ‘Open Evening’ to ‘Meet the Principal’ at 6.00pm and 7.30pm and to tour the academy to meet students and staff. Light refreshments will be available from 6.30pm

Due to the limited space available in our theatre please ensure that you attend the presentation allocated to your primary school below:-


6.00pm Presentation & Tour

  • Sutherland Primary Academy
  • Newstead Primary Academy
  • Blurton Primary School
  • Christchurch Primary School
  • Heron Cross Primary School


7.30pm Presentation & Tour

  • Belgrave St. Bartholomew’s Academy
  • Ash Green Primary School
  • Priory Primary
  • Clarice Cliff Primary School
  • Glebe Academy
  • St Pauls Primary School
  • Stoke Minster CE School

Plus any other primary schools not detailed above.



The academy not only offers an excellent education, but also provides a free school uniform and PE Kit to all Year 7 students, a Summer School and a wide range of free extra-curricular activities before and after the normal hours of the academy day.

I am convinced that if you visit the academy and see our excellent facilities, our fantastic students and our high quality teaching and learning, you will choose OSSMA for the future education of your child.

I look forward to meeting you during these events.

Yours sincerely,

Mark Stanyer