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Welcome from The Principal


I would like to wish you all a very warm welcome to Birmingham Ormiston Academy.

As Principal, I am ambitious for students and for members of staff.  I am proud to work on behalf of and alongside such talented individuals.  Collaboratively, we ensure high standards of teaching and learning across the academy, as well as providing exciting opportunities in all subject areas.

There is a unique ethos at BOA – a truly caring and supportive culture – that inspires all students to achieve their very best, both in their academic subjects and in their chosen arts pathway.  We are committed to delivering a broad curriculum that equips students with essential skills for life, a thirst for knowledge and a creative appreciation of the Arts.  We are delighted with the results our students achieve and we are committed to unlocking the full potential of all learners.

We look forward to welcoming you to one of our Open Days and Open Evenings to find out more about the exciting curriculum on offer at BOA.

Please read the section on  Admissions  – we are a selective academy based on an aptitude for one of our arts pathways.

We welcome applications from students regardless of academic ability – the most important attributes are an enthusiasm for learning and the potential to thrive in a chosen arts pathway.

If successful, you will be supported by a dedicated team of staff who endeavour to deliver the very best in education.  In return, you will be a considerate member of our community who recognises the importance of excellence and strives to achieve your very best.

I look forward to welcoming you to BOA.

Yours truly

Alistair Chattaway