Category archives: Academy news

Join the Duchess of Cambridge (Kate Middleton) for her online assembly at 11am tomorrow….

After the positive feedback we had from the last OAKS National Academy Assembly, we are excited to share another opportunity that we hope OSA students (and families) will be able to take advantage of. Tomorrow (Thursday 18th June), the Duchess of Cambridge will lead an online ‘spread a little kindness’ assembly for the Oak National […]

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Year 9 Vaccination programme re-started – FROM TOMORROW

NHS England letter with details of how to book an appointment for your child may be found in their letter here

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Phased re-opening of the Academy (from 1st June)….

UPDATED Tuesday 19th May – 12.30pm Letter for parents/carers of year 12 students available here Letter for parents/carers of year 10 students available here Letter for parents/carers of year 7, 8 and 9 students available here

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Principal’s ‘update’ on current COVID-19 closure…..

COVID-19 ACADEMY CLOSURE / PHASED RE-OPENING: Parents/Carers have been emailed with a further ‘update’ letter from the Principal; this letter may be accessed on our website here

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OFQUAL video for year 11/13 students (regarding grade assessments in place of exams, this summer)

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Supporting your wellbeing and mental health…

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Students STILL having issues accessing emails/SIMS App/work from teachers?

Following receipt of a number of slightly differing queries relating to how students can/should access work during the period of closure, we have prepared some guidance which we hope will help with students who are having difficulties accessing work, emails or the SIMS App; you will find this here

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Students working at home – guidance and help to get started

Please see our guidance outline here  – designed to get students ‘started’ with logging in to their OSA email accounts and the various platforms which teachers are going to be using to try and provide continued learning during the period of the Academy’s closure.

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Student difficulties accessing email/online work from home?

Please see our message here (23rd March 2020)

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Safeguarding OSA pupils whilst the Academy is closed……

SAFEGUARDING OF STUDENTS DURING ACADEMY CLOSURE During this period of school closure, we are only open for (and staffing for) key workers’ children where there is no other childcare option, or potential for self-care at home, and recognised ‘vulnerable students’. Children should be staying at home as much as possible and not socialising with friends, to minimise the […]

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