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Thank you for your interest in Ormiston Denes Academy. Working in partnership with Ormiston Academies Trust, our vision is for all young people to have the highest academic, social and practical skills to allow them to lead a fulfilling life. We foster a creative and determined approach to excellence in education.

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We have a dedicated team of staff, Upper School Transition Ambassadors and Expressive Arts Leaders who work closely with Primary School students to ensure their transition to High School is smooth, exciting and worry free.

James McAtear is a Designated National Leader in Education. He has served as a Lead Inspector with Ofsted throughout England over a number of years.

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They experience learning in specialised facilities such as those found in Mathematics, Science, Computing, Expressive Arts, Technology and Physical Education.

Students at Trust academies have chalked up record results, with some of the region's top grades.

It ensures that all families are provided the option of a challenging academic education alongside a traditional approach to discipline. Its Music Academy is supported by a state of the art Theatre and Dance Studio. It is set in over 28 acres of green fields and, internally, is a beautiful environment in which our scholars learn.

We are a part of the Active Learning Trust who share the same vison and values as us.  Together we are committed to helping improve the outcomes for children both educationally and personally.  There are fourteen schools that we work closely with in both Suffolk and Cambridgeshire.

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Executive Headteacher: James McAtearMSc MA MEd MPhil PGCE NPQH

Our comprehensive transition programme starts early with our partner Primary Schools.

Benjamin Britten Music Academy and Centre of Excellence in Mathematics is an 11-18 Co-Educational Day School founded in honour of England's greatest composer and child of Lowestoft, Benjamin Britten.

Welcome to Benjamin Britten Music Academy and Centre of Excellence in Mathematics.

The School is organised into traditional year and tutor groups. In addition to a Head of Year, each year group has a dedicated full time Assistant Head of Year. These pastoral staff are always available.

Our staff and pupils are rightly very proud of this and as a school we are passionate about continuing to improve and ensuring that all our young people have every opportunity to achieve their very best. Read more

Humanitarian and former hostage Terry Waite has told Inspiration Trust staff that schools are key to preventing the spread of fundamentalism and terror.

As the Headteacher of Pakefield, I am proud to work with such wonderful children and dedicated staff.

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Ormiston Denes Academy is celebrating two accolades at the end of a memorable year. On Wednesday 13 July 2016 the PE Department was congratulated on... Read more

He has also served as Headmaster in several schools leading Hartismere School in becoming England’s first Academy and to successive Outstanding Ofsted judgements in every category.

At each of our Ipswich Open Events there will be information stands where visitors can find out more about student accommodation, student finance, student services and the admissions process. Evening drop-in events are for informal one-to-one discussion and enquiries. Tours of specialist facilities may be available upon request.

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If you are unable to attend one of our Open Events in Ipswich for any reason but would still like to come and look around, please email us through to arrange a personal visit.

Open Events are a great opportunity to find out more about the courses available across the University of Suffolk, and to view the academic and social facilities. All University of Suffolk Open Events have academics available for one-to-one discussion, and some of the events will also include talks about specific subjects and support.

I am extremely excited to lead the school forward and continue to develop the schools strong reputation as a caring school where children are at the heart of all we do. Our website gives you a small insight of what we do here, please feel free to book an appointment and come and see for yourself.

It was so lovely to see the transformation of the school buildings when attending my child’s parents evening. The school has such a warm and welcoming feel. Parent

an 11-18 co-educational day school & Centre of Excellence in Mathematics

Facilities include a purpose built and recently refurbished state of the art Theatre with Green Room and Dance Studio. Developments in the near future include a Recording Studio and Extended Practice Rooms.

Traditional Lower and Upper School Offices are situated to provide complete approachability for the children, before, during and after lessons. Scholars, new and older, are never far from support.


East Point Academy students make more progress and achieve better GCSEs than at any other Lowestoft high school.

I have really enjoyed the opportunities we’ve had to learn, be more independent and join all the many clubs, activities and trips. Year 7 student

You will find a warm welcome when you visit – please do not hesitate to get in touch and arrange a visit so that you can see us in action.

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This beautifully designed facility provides first class support for learning. Five dedicated Computing Suites and a Mathematics Library stocked with iMacs and spanning two floors are adjacent to a suite of Mathematics teaching rooms.

A significant part of the Lowestoft community, The Ormiston Denes Academy is committed to the development of the Whole Child through a challenging and innovative curriculum complemented by an extensive extra-curricular programme of clubs, trips and visits. We know that the best way to ensure that our students are happy and attend well is to recognise, nurture and value all their talents and abilities.

Well established links built up over many years mean opportunities are regularly provided for younger students to visit the school.

I like being treated as a grown up. Learning is fun and I like the way the teachers mark my work and give me help on how I could do better. Year 7 student

Our aims are simple: to develop the sharpest minds and the biggest hearts in our children through a traditional academic approach to education.