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A warm welcome to BOA (Birmingham Ormiston Academy). Thank you for taking the time to view our website. I hope you find the information you are looking for and that you gain a sense of the atmosphere, vision, ethos and aims of BOA.
Birmingham Ormiston Academy is an independent state-funded 14-19 Academy specialising in Creative, Digital and Performing Arts.
The Academy is now open in a brand new landmark building, geographically placed in an area at the hub of the digital and creative industries. It has superb facilities for academic, vocational and extra-curricular activities and will be at the forefront of the development of creative and digital arts.
Outstanding teaching coupled with constant support and guidance will underpin your personalised learning experiences. The curriculum is designed to develop the specific identified talents, gifts and potential of each student.
Performance, performing, production, creativity and excellence will be at the centre of your experiences. You will be taught by a combination of excellent teachers and skilled industry professionals. Admission to the academy will be via aptitude workshops within the key specialisms.The curriculum will be designed to develop the specific identified talents, gifts and potential of each student.
On application, you will select a Pathway, which will occupy the majority of the curriculum time. Additional academic subjects and enrichment programmes are also on offer.
Although located in the heart of Birmingham, BOA is a regional academy admitting students not only from Birmingham but also the surrounding metropolitan boroughs and wider West Midlands region.
BOA is sponsored by Ormiston Trust, Birmingham City University and partnered with Maverick TV and the BRIT School