FREE Breakfast Club provision-daily from Monday 13th September

Our Breakfast club provision launches again on Monday 13th September,  and will be open daily from 7:45 am to 8:30 am for pupils. A selection of breakfast items will be provided, along with board games and activities to start the day in a positive way! Pupils must sign in to student reception upon arrival for the club.

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Orchard Mead Choir opportunity- Sing Up OMA!

Sing Up OMA! Join us in the Music department on Wednesdays 3 pm-4 pm to join our school choir! Starting on Wednesday 15th September, students from all year groups are invited to take part in a new singing group with ambitions to show the best of our voices at OMA! To sign up or find out more please speak to Dr Khabra or Mrs Telford-Brown in the music department.

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Tutor Evening Thursday 9th September

Tutor  evening takes place this Thursday, if you have not yet booked your appointment, there is still time to book in. Use the following link to book an appointment. See you there!

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Instrument Lessons at Orchard Mead Academy

Instrument Lessons at Orchard Mead Academy Students in any year group can sign up for music lessons on: Guitar (Bass, Acoustic, Electric), Drums, Vocals, Piano or Violin. They cost £10 per lesson – or you can pair up with a friend and pay £5 each. One 20-minute lesson a week during the school day. The deadline to sign up is Friday 10th September, please use the following form to sign up: Music Lessons at OMA Any other instruments – speak to the Head of Music! (e.g. saxophone, trumpet). Instructions on payments will be confirmed once the lessons are booked.

Success in Design and Technology for Orchard Mead students

We celebrated a great week in July for the Design department at OMA. Our first success came from a competition to redesign a sensory garden at Netherhall specialist school.  Local schools were invited to design a garden to support the students needs with an outdoor provision which will be supported by Leicester Rotary club. The students at OMA this week celebrated an outstanding success with seven of the prizes being awarded to Year 10 Design and Technology students. The Leicester Rotary club president Parmdeep Vadesha and rotary member Diana Esho – Managing Director Easy Internet Services Ltd awarded a variety of prizes to the students to celebrate their success. The overall winner Abdalaziz was awarded a cash prize, trophy and certificate for the work which he completed and the offer of potential summer work with a local architectural company in association with The Rotary Club and an invitation to a…

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GCSE results day-Thursday 12th August

GCSE results day is tomorrow, Thursday 12th August.   Results will be emailed to student email addresses by 8.30 am.   For more information about how results will be delivered and additional support available on results day, please visit our website:   We are proud of our students, and their continued hard work, during a challenging year for our community and families.  

Orchard Mead Academy Consultation on DSP (Designated Specialist Provision)

Consultation on Orchard Mead Academy DSP (Designated Specialist Provision) Orchard Mead Academy is proposing the establishment of a DSP on its site to cater for up to 12 students across Key Stages 3 and 4 with Social, Emotional and Mental Health (SEMH) needs. This is a unit funded by the Local Authority and admissions will be open to pupils from across Leicester. The consultation period runs from Friday 28 May to Friday 25 June 2021 and allows anyone with an interest (for example parents, other schools and the local community) to comment. You can comment by emailing [email protected] Please indicate which school you are referring to as we are consulting on several DSPs at the same time. Consultion DSP Orchard Mead – May 2021

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