Category archives: Academy news

Award-winning Engineers of the future? Prizes for Isobel and Patrycja….

…in the ‘Secondary Engineer Leaders’ Award’ competition.  Huge congratulations to both girls on winning their respective year group categories.

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Change to a ‘YEAR’ structure (from ‘HOUSES’) from 4th June

Students in years 7, 8, 9 and 10 were all given a personalised letter to bring home last week, outlining the plans to change from a ‘House’ structure to a ‘Year structure upon our return after half-term (Monday 4th June 2018). A GENERIC copy of this letter, outlining the rationale and key facts, is available […]

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EXTERNAL EXAM TIMETABLE (a reminder)

All students received their own ‘personalised’ exam timetable, but in case it is helpful to be able to check, the FULL exam timetable for OSA students is available to view here 

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Mental Health Awareness Week (14th – 18th May)

We will be carrying out a range of activities and workshops for students and staff throughout the week:   Monday 14th May 2018 Tuesday 15th May 2018 Wednesday 16th May 2018 Thursday 17th May 2018 Friday 18th May 2018 Reg Emily Brontë House “Walk Yourself Awake” on the Tennis Courts Men’s Health Assembly All Male […]

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Seeking financial help with uni. costs? 18-21 at 30th September 2018? Applications now open for Girling & Upcher Charitable Trust…..

…….. why not check whether you meet the criteria (included below)?

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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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