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The Ongar Academy

Resilience, Respect, Integrity, Community.

Virtual Open Evening

Welcome to The Ongar Academy



Our admissions to year 7 are solely managed by Essex County Council.  Admissions must be made online by the deadline of Saturday 31st October 2020 via the Essex Education Portal.

Following this, you will receive your son/daughter’s allocated school place via email on 1st March 2021 to the email address used to apply.  If you have any issues regarding this, you can email your questions to


Following the Virtual Open Evening’s numerous presentations, if you have any further queries, they can be forwarded to

Headteacher's Welcome

Presented by Mr Osborne - Executive Headteacher & Director of Education for Ongar

Transition from Primary to Secondary School

Presented by Miss Taylor - Standards and Progress Leader for Year 7

Teaching & Learning

Presented by Mr Abrey - Deputy Headteacher

Rewards for Effort & Achievement

Presented by Mr O'Leary - Deputy Headteacher

Behaviour & Pastoral Support

Presented by Mr Camillo - Assistant Headteacher & Designated Safeguarding Lead

Introduction to Bridge Academy Trust

Presented by Mark Farmer, CEO of Bridge Academy Trust

PTA: Virtual Open Evening Presentation

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Bridge Academy Trust is a charitable company limited by guarantee registered in England and Wales with company number 07663795.

Registered Office: c/o Moulsham High School, Brian Close, Chelmsford, CM2 9ES.

Tel: 01245504540