Vision, Mission and Values

Our Vision

All OMA students, irrespective of their backgrounds, will be exceptional learners, so they are equipped with the necessary knowledge, skills, qualifications and mindset to contribute positively in society.

Our Mission

At OMA, we believe that students will aspire to excellence through literacy, with a specific focus on oracy at Key Stage 3. Students will learn to become masters of retrieval and experience a curriculum which develops students’ cultural capital.

Our Values

At Ormiston Maritime Academy, the ‘Vision’ and ‘Mission’ are the overarching umbrella of our ASPIRE values.

We are incredibly proud of these values as they were developed by our wonderful students. Ormiston Maritime Academy students know what it takes to be successful in life! The OMA way: Every Student, Everywhere, Every Day.

A = Achieve

  • Know your targets and understand how to meet them
  • Challenge yourself to exceed your targets
  • Respond to feedback and make improvements in purple pen
  • Give effective peer and self-feedback in red pen

S = Support

  • Be willing to share your knowledge with peers
  • Show and tell great work
  • Work together in a group setting
  • Support and help peers/staff in, and outside of, lessons

P = Persevere

  • Be prepared to make mistakes and try again
  • Never give up, even when things get tough
  • Challenge yourself to achieve more than your expectations
  • Go the extra mile for yourself and others

I = Independence

  • Try it yourself before asking for help
  • Solve problems on your own
  • Take responsibility for achieving your targets
  • Complete homework

R = Respect

  • Respect yourself by making the right choices
  • Listen to everyone and respect other’s opinions
  • Show good manners and be respectful to all
  • Respect work, equipment and the environment

E = Engage

  • Show a positive attitude in the lesson
  • Stay on task and don’t be distracted by others
  • Contribute to the lesson in a positive way
  • Ask relevant questions of teachers and peers