Category archives: Academy news

IT’S OFFICIAL – OSA continues to be a ‘good’ academy (OFSTED, March 2018).

Now published, a copy of the official notification letter, following our inspection on 8th March, is available to read on our website, here.  

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Community sporting opportunities (tennis, cricket and girls football)

Sudbury Tennis Club Would your child be interested in giving Tennis a go? We have been lucky enough to have been having regular visits from Sheetal Pandya, Head Coach at the Sudbury Tennis Club, visiting the Academy to coach some of our GCSE P.E. students as they head towards their final exams.  Mr Pandya is […]

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Student plea for sponsorship for Sport Relief ‘Rowing’ challenge

Year 11 student, Ewan, is hoping to row the distance of a Marathon (26 plus miles!) in various locations around the Academy tomorrow (on a rowing machine, obviously; an ACTUAL boat in the corridors would be a bit TOO tricky!)  If you would like to spur him on and raise funds for the wonderful Sport […]

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Easter Revision Sessions for Year 11 and 13

GENERIC Easter Revision Sessions (Yr 11, (12) and 13) – letter to students and parents/carers 2018-03-22 KLA – Yr 12 Easter Revision letter YEAR 11 / 12 / 13 EASTER 2018 REVISION SESSION TIMETABLE   Monday 9th April Tuesday 10th April Wednesday 11th April Thursday 12th April Friday 13th April Dance -Year 12 Unit 3 Rehearsal […]

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w/b Monday 1st October, ‘Showcase Open Evening’ Thursday 4th October 2018

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STOP PRESS: Notification of OFSTED inspection tomorrow (Thursday 8th March)

Letter to parents/carers available here (and printed copies are being sent home with students this afternoon) A copy of the Parents’ Guide to School Inspections is also available on our website here

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REMINDER: ‘Not Seen, Not Heard’ comes into effect Monday 5th March……..

DON’T FORGET that the new ‘Not Seen, Not Heard’ rules come into effect this week, for mobile ‘phones/electronic devices; please make sure these are either left at home or switched off and at the bottom of school bags so that they are not ‘seen or heard’. A reminder of the letter sent home for parents/carers […]

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CHANGES (from Monday 5th March) to policy on use of mobile ‘phones/electronic devices in the Academy

EXTREMELY IMPORTANT NOTICE/REMINDER FOR PARENTS/CARERS AND STUDENTS ‘NOT SEEN, NOT HEARD’ – changes to the policy for the use of mobile ‘phones (and other electronic devices) in the Academy come into play FROM MONDAY 5TH MARCH. ALL students have been given a printed copy of a very important letter to bring home to you this […]

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Open Week (5th – 9th March) with daily tours (bookable – 9.15am or 11am)

An invitation for prospective future parents to come and see us ‘in action’

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HPV Vaccination (against Cervical Cancer) Programme (Yr 8/9 Girls)

On the 5th February, the NHS will be starting the HPV programme for girls in years 8 and 9 at OSA; administering a second dose for year 9 students (who have previously provided parental consent) and a first dose for year 8 girls whose parents provide parental consent before the day of the vaccinations. NHS Letters and […]

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