Ormiston Forge Academy is an oversubscribed secondary Academy and sixth form located in the Old Hill area of Cradley Heath, West Midlands, England. We have around 1,600 students aged between 11 and 19. In March 2016 and October 2019, the Academy was graded Good by Ofsted, making us ‘Two Good’ in our educational provision.

Generations of families have attended Forge and we have a strong alumni programme where former students can stay in touch. But for us it’s about knowing. We get to know each and every child, we know families and we all work together.

The Forge family is everything we do. It is our philosophy, our success, our failure and a home. It is a welcoming, safe and passionate environment that allows us all to be the best we can be and it drives our values of resilience, aspiration and respect. The Forge family embraces us all and doesn’t judge, through others it gives us the strength to build our community and make it the beating heart of all we do. You’ll experience some of those beats on this website. You can find the practical information too but understanding what makes being a Forge student so special is different. It’s what makes us good, all day, every day. It’s about the Forge life.

We hope that you enjoy your Forge journey.

Lisa Mason