Brownhills Ormiston Academy

Brownhills Ormiston Academy is an academy based in Walsall. Brownhills is a community school in the broadest sense.

Brownhills is a thriving and vibrant learning community, where pupils are eager to succeed and teachers are passionate and committed. Visitors often comment on the warm and friendly atmosphere in the school and the buzz of activity that greets them. In school elected pupils play a key role on the School Council, and our student leadership scheme encourages organisational skills and responsible beh

Operating as usual


πŸ§™β€β™‚οΈ David had a go at being Dobby!


πŸ§™ Daisy has mastered her broom control - Madam H***h would be proud!

Photos from Brownhills Ormiston Academy's post 04/06/2024

πŸ“š Warner Bros. Studios Tour - what a magical day!

Photos from Brownhills Ormiston Academy's post 04/06/2024

πŸͺ„ Warner Bros. Studios Tour - The Making of Harry Potter

πŸ“š We are having a wonderful time on our reading rewards trip!

Photos from Brownhills Ormiston Academy's post 29/05/2024

🎭 House Arts Festival Winners 2024 - Hoy!

🎢 What a fantastic last day of half term we had at Brownhills with our houses competing in an arts festival, prepared and led entirely by our students

πŸ“ Our students competed in many different categories including vocal solos, ensembles, poetry recitals, public speaking and monologues

🎼 Well done to all of the students involved and keep your eyes peeled for a video later of one of the ensembles in action!


🏐 This week, our Year 11s take on the staff in a netball match to raise money for their prom

❓Can you work out who our Year 11s will be up against?!


β™ŸοΈOn Thursday it was the annual Chess Tournament across all OAT academies

β™ŸοΈTen Brownhills students from Years 7-11 were involved with Jack from Year 11 leading the team

β™ŸοΈ Well done to everyone involved!


🏐 Volleyball - Lunchtime - Year 11 vs. Staff

πŸ† Bring some money in to watch and help raise money for the Year 11 prom

πŸ…The staff are ready, but Year 11…are you?!


✏️ Tomorrow (Tuesday) - 5pm - Year 10

πŸ“ Strategies for Success is an evening dedicated to supporting your child prepare for their mock exams in the coming weeks and ultimately, their GCSEs next year

πŸ“– Please reply to the texts you have received to let us know that you’re coming - see you there!

Photos from Brownhills Ormiston Academy's post 11/05/2024

πŸ“š Well done to our fabulous Year 11s who came into school today for Saturday Maths Revision!

πŸ“ We are so lucky to have such a committed group of students and staff - thank you and well done!


🏊Brownhills Ormiston Academy pool ready for action

πŸŠβ€β™€οΈGo on Team Brownhills!

Photos from Brownhills Ormiston Academy's post 23/04/2024

πŸ“š If you want to purchase a book from our Book Fair, please make sure you bring some money in today or tomorrow

πŸ“š In other reading news, a massive well done to Trinity who is our Sparx Reader of the week!

πŸ“– Remember, every student in Year 7-9 has access to Sparx Reader and it is a great way to complete your 20 minutes of reading per night


πŸ…The PE department have started the term off in style with enrichment activities packed with our wonderful students!

⚾️ Over 40 students at our first rounders session last Monday - we can’t wait to get the season started!

πŸ™ŒπŸΌ Well done to everyone who has attended - rounders is every Monday after school!


🎀 Tonight at choir, we’re singing a song from the hit musical, Hamilton!

🎢 Anyone in Year 7-13 is welcome and make sure you’re there if you want to be involved in the summer concert in July!

BOA Music - Wings (Sienna) 13/04/2024

🎀 After a fantastic first week back at Brownhills, here's another video from one of our students, Sienna.

🎡 Sienna played Bruce in our production of Matilda in December and she is a regular in the music department in our choirs and band. She plays the trombone and the drum kit and as you can hear, she is also a wonderful singer!

🎼 Well done, Sienna - this is lovely work!

BOA Music - Wings (Sienna)


✏️ Thank you to all of the students, parents and carers that attended the Strategies For Success evening on Tuesday

πŸ“š It was brilliant to see so many dedicated young people there and thank you to the staff for their time and expertise

Photos from Brownhills Ormiston Academy's post 11/04/2024

🎀 Take a look at what the guests at the OAT Awards thought of our wonderful choir…

🎢 We made quite the impression!


Reminder - Tonight is Year 11 Strategies for Success Evening


⚽️ PE enrichment begins on Monday 15th April

🏸 Check out the action packed timetable below and make the most of the fantastic opportunities on offer at BOA this term!


🎀 Brownhills choirs are back in the rehearsal room this week!

🎢 V.I.P. (Age 13-18) will be rehearsing as normal on Wednesday at 4pm. Alumni in Year 12 & 13 are welcome to attend.

🎼 V.O.T.F. (Age 8-12) will be rehearsing as normal on Tuesday at 4pm. Local students in Year 4-6 are welcome to attend.

🎡 There is also our usual Tuesday lunchtime rehearsals for all Brownhills students - see you there!

BOA Music - Burn (Lily-Mae) 06/04/2024

🎀 For our final video of the Easter Holidays, we hear from Lily, singing 'Burn' from the musical Hamilton.

🎢 Lily has been a regular performer in Brownhills concerts and shows since she started in Year 7, most recently playing the role of Mrs Wormwood in Matilda.

🎼 Thank you for another fantastic performance, Lily!

BOA Music - Burn (Lily-Mae)


🎀 New singing video, coming today at 6pm!

🎢 This time, a song from the musical, Hamilton.

πŸ‘πŸ» Check in at 6pm and don't forget to give the video a like and a share!


πŸ“š This week, Skilah has earned the most Sparx Reader points in the academy - well done, Skilah!

πŸ“š Remember, all students in Year 7-9 have access to Sparx Reader using the same login details as Sparx Maths:

πŸ“– It is a fantastic way for you to complete your 20 minutes of nightly reading and it can be accessed from your devices.


πŸ“š Have you thought of a book or author you would like to see in our library? Put your ideas in the β€˜Book Monster Requests Box’!

πŸ™ŒπŸΌ Thank you to the City Year team for getting this set up for us!


🎭 Looking for something to do in April? We recommend taking a trip to Wolverhampton Grand to watch β€˜The Boy At The Back Of The Class’ or β€˜Life Of Pi’ - two fantastic plays!

🎭 Following on from our visit from The National Theatre in February, we are going to be working in partnership with Wolverhampton Grand over the next year. We can’t wait!

BOA Music - Set Fire To The Rain (Archie) 02/04/2024

🎀 Here it is, our latest video in the BOA Music Singing series! This time, it's our first Year 7 student to feature, Archie.

🎢 Archie has only been at Brownhills since September and he has already sung a solo in the Up & Comers Concert, performed multiple times with the academy choir and played the role of Eric in Matilda.

🎼 He is doing a brilliant job in all aspects of academy life and today he is treating us to some Adele. Well done, Archie - excellent work!

BOA Music - Set Fire To The Rain (Archie)

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Videos (show all)

πŸ§™β€β™‚οΈ David had a go at being Dobby!
πŸ§™ Daisy has mastered her broom control - Madam Hooch would be proud!
🏐 Volleyball - Lunchtime - Year 11 vs. StaffπŸ† Bring some money in to watch and help raise money for the Year 11 promπŸ…The...
πŸ…The PE department have started the term off in style with enrichment activities packed with our wonderful students!⚾️ O...
Brownhills Dancers!
πŸ“š Former Olympic Gymnast Kristian Thomas has sent us a World Book Day message and some support for our Quidditch players...
πŸ§™β€β™‚οΈ House Quidditch @ BOAπŸ§™β€β™€οΈ Matches every lunchtime this week with the final on World Book Day on the Tennis Courts.....
Disney Trip
Disney Trip






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Tuesday 7am - 5pm
Wednesday 7am - 5pm
Thursday 7am - 5pm
Friday 7am - 5pm
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