Ormiston Bushfield Academy
Peterborough, United Kingdom
About Ormiston Bushfield Academy
Ormiston Bushfield Academy is a co-educational secondary school based in Ortongate, Peterborough, for students aged 11-19. It is sponsored by the Ormiston Academies Trust.
Values and vision
Ormiston Bushfield Academy’s focus is on providing learning opportunities that excite, motivate and challenge students, as well as encouraging lifelong learning and an interest in the world around them. The secondary school wants students to be happy and able to realise their full potential, while demonstrating diligence, self-discipline, good manners and concern for others.
Teachers take a student-centred and personalised approach to learning, which recognises and values the skills and talents of everyone. The pervading culture is one in which every student feels they can succeed, and in which their aspiration to be a lifelong learner is supported and encouraged.
Ormiston Bushfield Academy is committed to the development of the whole child, nurturing their personal and social skills, sense of enquiry, and resilience to face life's challenges.
“The academic curriculum is well supported by a broad range of afterschool clubs and sporting opportunities. These are popular with many pupils and uptake rates are rising. The school receives effective support from the Ormiston Academy Trust. A Trust representative knows the school well and is providing valuable consultancy and leadership support. Leaders make sure that systems and procedures meet statutory requirements. Staff are well trained and understand their role in keeping pupils safe. Employment records are well organised.”