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DON’T FORGET – Year 10 Progress Evening on Tuesday (17th July)

Posted on: 12th July 2018

Presentation from Mr Howkins (Vice Principal) on expectations for year 11 at 5pm in the auditorium (repeated at 6pm) Letter to parents/carers can... Read more

REMINDER of changes to OSA BusTravel Pass arrangements for September ’18

Posted on: 4th July 2018

Further to my letter of 16th June, a copy of which was given to all 'bus' students, this is just a reminder that for all those not in receipt of a... Read more

A fond ‘Farewell’ to year 11 at their Graduation Ceremony (25th May)

Posted on: 7th June 2018

Click below to view (a PDF version of) the Leavers' Presentation shown at the Graduation Ceremony on 'Leavers... Read more

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

Posted on: 5th June 2018 the 'Secondary Engineer Leaders' Award' competition.  Huge congratulations to both girls on winning their respective year group... Read more

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

Posted on: 22nd May 2018

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... Read more


Posted on: 15th May 2018

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... Read more

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

Posted on: 11th May 2018

We will be carrying out a range of activities and workshops for students and staff throughout the week:   Monday 14th May 2018 Tuesday 15th... Read more

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

Posted on: 26th April 2018

........ why not check whether you meet the criteria (included... Read more

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

Posted on: 29th March 2018

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