Ormesby Village Junior School


On Friday 29th June, Year 6 had the opportunity to visit Kings College in Cambridge. They were given a tour of the college, including the famous chapel, and were provided with a free lunch in the great dining hall. We hope it has inspired some of our year 6 pupils to become a university undergraduate in the future.


YEAR 3/4

Two groups of children enjoyed all the varied activities during their stay at Aylmerton Field Study Centre, from team building activities, viewing and learning about the history of Cromer lifeboat, crabbing at West Runton to piloting boats at Wroxham.

The weather was mixed but all the children kept dry and had a fantastic time. 

Crucial Crew - Year 6

During the morning of Wednesday 15th November 2017, our Year 6 were taken to an event run by Norfolk Fire and Rescue Service.  The event called 'Crucial Crew' was an interactive safety initiative, comprising of 10 theatre-style sets which created situations of danger or crime.  Pupils worked their way around these situations in small groups with a member of the emergency services including the police, coastguard and the fire service.

Time and Tide Museum Yrs. 3/4

On Thursday 5th October Year 3/4 journeyed back in time to the land of the Iceni. Over the course of the day children learned about slavery, how to make potions with a druid, how to march like a Roman and how to fight like a Celt. Children behaved impeccably and a great time was had by all.   

Oxburgh Hall - Yrs. 5/6

As part of their Tudor project, Yrs. 5/6 visited Oxburgh Hall in Norfolk.  They were guided round by volunteers who shared a wealth of information about the hall. Pupils were shown the King and Queen's bedrooms, they were able to dress in Tudor clothing and try to identify objects used in Tudor times for cooking, cleaning and playing games.  The highlight of the day for the pupils was going down the Priest's Hole, a tiny hole in a secret room used for hiding the Priest.

Oxburgh Hall - Yrs. 5/6

Horstead Residential Trip - 2017

Year 5/6

On Monday 17th July, a group of Yrs. 5/6 children travelled to Horstead for a residential activity trip.

Over the 3 days, the children took part in many activities such as: crate stacking, cooking, canoeing, zooming down the zip wire and raft building.  A brilliant time was had by all, including all the staff, and some very tired children returned home on Wednesday.

What a fantastic day Yr. 6's had at Pleasurewood Hills Theme Park on Friday.  The sun shone and everyone (including teachers) went on most of the rides.

 A brilliant time was had by all! 


Two groups of children enjoyed all the varied activities during their stay at Aylmerton Field Study Centre, from preparing soup and cooking it on an open fire, team building activities,  strolling around Ranworth Broad to piloting boats at Wroxham.

Because of Storm Doris, the second group had a change of activity to visiting to Norwich Castle.

Despite the weather, a fun packed, brilliant, shattering time was had by all.

When asked what the best bit of the Aylmerton trip was, Alfie Holland replied: "Probably all of it!"

"I enjoyed driving the boat and seeing Skippy again.  The cooking was fun and the hot chocolate after the story telling in the woods was delicious." raved Olly Dowe.



Thankfully the sun shone for Yrs. 5/6 3 day residential trip to Holt Hall. 

The children had a fantastic time participating in a range of activities including: raft building, survival skills - how to build a fire, gut and cook and eat a fish (which surprisingly the children really enjoyed).

Thank you to all the staff who gave their time for the children to have such a wonderful experience.


To support their project this term, on Monday 26th and Wednesday 28th January, yrs. 5/6 visited Nelson's Museum in Great Yarmouth.

The children learnt many interesting facts about Lord Horatio Nelson, including his early life in Norfolk, how he became a naval officer, his 4 famous battles, what life was like aboard the HMS Victory and concluded their visit participating with hands on activities.