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Welcome to Ormiston Maritime Academy

Ormiston Maritime Academy is a vibrant, forward thinking academy providing a comprehensive and inclusive education to students from age 11–16. We moved into our new academy build in 2010, this has enabled us to provide students with state of the art facilities, enhancing learning further and highlighting the importance of technology within the society we live in. Exam results have improved steadily over the last few years and are predicted to rise further this year. We pride ourselves on being a values driven school and our ASPIRE (Achievement, Support, Perseverance, Independence, Respect & Enthusiasm) values are at the heart of Academy life.

Our Commitment

  • We are committed to do whatever it takes to provide a vibrant education for all our students.
  • We will provide a structured environment which is founded upon high expectations and no excuses.
  • Through great teaching and learning our students will gain the skills and qualifications they need to lead happy and successful lives and to make a positive contribution to society.

Our Beliefs

  • We believe in human potential.
  • We believe in effort rather than ability.
  • We believe that a child’s starting point does not determine their outcome.

Our Vision

We are a School: Our students come first. We deliver a world class education that enables all of our students to achieve or succeed their targets in a safe, stimulating and aspirational environment.

We are a Family: Every member of the Academy family plays a significant part in its success. Together we aspire to excellence. We succeed and celebrate together.

We are a Community: We all share a love for, and a commitment to, the community we serve. Respectful relationships are the key to our success.

We promote fairness, trust and community spirit in all that we do.

Our Academy’s sponsor, Ormiston Academies Trust (OAT), is a not-for-profit Academy Trust, sponsoring primary and secondary academies since 2008. OAT’s vision is for all young people to have the highest academic, social and practical skills to allow them to lead a fulfilling life. They are determined to become the Trust that makes the biggest difference. OAT academies share the Ormiston Academies Trust ethos of ensuring every child reaches their full potential; being aspirational and committed to academic excellence and being supportive yet courageous in our approach