Ormiston Academy

Respect, Inspire, Achieve

Aims and values


To ensure that all young people, regardless of their background, achieve their best in a safe, secure, caring yet challenging learning environment where all of our students are inspired to respect others.  To develop their talents and to raise their aspirations to leave school with the academic, social and practical skills to lead a successful, happy and responsible life.

Our key words are: Respect, Inspire, Achieve


A common set of values underpins our vision.

  • Respect – We respect one another’s right to safety and dignity at school. All students are welcome in our classrooms and their uniqueness is celebrated. We are a school that embraces the cultural diversity of our community.
  • Inspire – We are a school that encourages people to embrace their true selves and share their uniqueness with the world. We are open to new experiences and new challenges.
  • Achieve – We are a school that strives to excellence in academic, sporting, and artistic pursuits. We have high expectations of ourselves and believe that we are capable of achieving more than we set out to.