Ormiston Venture Academy
|Motto||Venture into Success|
|Established||1954 (As Great Yarmouth Technical School)
2010 (As Ormiston Venture Academy)
|Executive principal||Nicole McCartney|
|Website||Ormiston Venture Academy|
Ormiston Venture Academy is a secondary school located in Oriel Avenue, Gorleston in the English county of Norfolk. The school educates children aged 11 to 16. It is housed in a block constructed in 2008 and a second newer building that stands where the original building, constructed in 1954, was located. The present facility includes a new reception area, library, and classrooms.
Originally named Great Yarmouth Technical School, it was opened in 1954 to serve the Magdalen housing estate. It has gone through many different names, including Oriel Grammar School, Oriel High School and Oriel Specialist Maths and Computing College. Up until c2007, its houses were: Trinity, Magdalen, Girton and Pembroke.
The current executive principal as of February 2013 is Nicole McCartney. The Academy has been refitted with new computers, a new reception and more staff. The school is sponsored by the Ormiston Academies Trust.
- "About us". Ormiston Venture Academy, UK. Retrieved September 16, 2011.
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