Welcome from the Principal

I am extremely proud and privileged to be the Principal of The Orme Academy and the community that it serves.  My sole ethos for the school community is ‘Empowering Learners for Life’.  Whilst I am committed to ensuring that every student makes excellent progress, this concept stretches well beyond academic performance. 

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Current Year 6 parents/carers - Visit The Orme Academy now!

For details about how you can book a tour of the Academy, please read the information letter by clicking here.

Tours are available at the times/dates shown below, but all must be booked in advance by contacting the Academy on 01782 742900 or email office@toa.shaw-education.org.uk

Click here for a virtual tour of the Academy.

Click here to view The Orme Academy Prospectus

 Year 6 tours


Information for Academy reopening - September 2020


Student Arrival/Departure Times

Face Coverings Update Letter

Attendance Letter with Guidance

Menu options from our Cafe

Food Provision from 14.09.2020

Secondary Schools Leaflet

The Orme Academy - Travel Map

Face coverings - guidance for parents

Trust letter to schools August 2020

September Opening letter for parents




Latest news

Term dates - 2020/2021


School opens: Monday 7th September 2020 (Year 7 and Year 11 only), Tuesday 8th September 2020 (all year groups)

School closes: Friday 23rd October 2020

Half term holiday: Monday 26th October 2020 - Friday 30th October 2020


School opens: Monday 2nd November 2020

School closes: Friday 18th December 2020

Christmas Holiday: Monday 21st December 2020 - Friday 1st January 2021


School opens: Monday 4th January 2021

School closes: Friday 12th February 2021

Half term holiday: Monday 15th February 2021 - Friday 19th February 2021


School opens: Tuesday 23rd February 2021

School closes: Thursday 1st April 2021

Easter Holiday: Friday 2nd April 2021 - Friday 16th April 2021


School opens: Tuesday 20th April 2021

School closes: Friday 28th May 2021

Half term holiday: Monday 31st May 2021 - Friday 4th June 2021


School opens: Monday 7th June 2021

School closes: Wednesday 21st July 2021


Additional School Closures for Students

INSET Day - Wednesday 2nd September 2020
INSET Day - Thursday 3rd September 2020
INSET Day - Friday 4th September 2020
INSET Day - Friday 20th November 2020
INSET Day - Monday 22nd February 2021
INSET Day - Monday 19th April 2021
May Bank Holiday - Monday 3rd May 2021


Click here to go to our term dates page.