Category archives: Academy news

Year 11 and 13 Students’ Candidate Declaration Forms (for Teacher Assessed Grades for summer 2021)

We have emailed this  to our year 11 and 13 parents carers, for information only; there is nothing that parents/carers are required to do.  Students will be asked to sign a Candidate Declaration Form to confirm that they have understood all the information provided in relation to this summer’s ‘Teacher Assessment Grades’ in lieu of […]

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May 10th – 16th is Mental Health Awareness Week…..

At OSA, we will be undertaking all kinds of activities and running ‘competitions’ for staff and students to encourage them to join in with this year’s theme, which is, ‘Connect with Nature.’  You will find all kinds of suggestions for ways you may be able to do this by clicking on the picture below:

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Year 9 (and 10 ‘catchup’) Meningitis ACWY and Tetanus, Diphtheria and Polio vaccination programme

A reminder of the NHS letter to parents (which has been previously circulated) may be found  via one of these links:   Year 9  or   Year 10 (catchup) The link to the Online Registration Portal is contained WITHIN the above letters, but for ease, you may also access the portal here THE VACCINATIONS WILL BE ADMINISTERED […]

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HOPE Awards – Suffolk Police in conjunction with Suffolk County Council

Would YOU like to nominate a young person (11 – 18) for a Suffolk Police and Suffolk County Council joint ‘Hope’ Award in celebration of the contributions that young people are making to the community? Find out a little more about the Awards on the Suffolk Police website here  (Nominations can be made online here […]

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Aged 18-21 and going on to college/university in September?

If you attended St Gregory C.E.V.C. Primary School (Sudbury) or you have a Sudbury home address – for a minimum of two years – then you may well be eligible for a financial grant from the Girling and Upcher Educational Charity.  Please see details of how to obtain an application form here (PLEASE NOTE: the Academy […]

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VACANCY for a science technician……

We currently have an employment opportunity for a Science Technician at the Academy. Details of the post and how to apply (through the central Ormiston Academies Trust (OAT) portal) may be found on the ‘Vacancies’ page of our website here 

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‘Personal, Social, Health and Economic’ (PSHE) curriculum and ‘Relationships and Sex Education’ (RSE) lessons

We have now opened an online survey for parents/carers to tell us a little about their opinions on what their child(ren) learn(s) as part of the PSHE curriculum. A letter to parents/carers has been published and a copy may be found here (the letter also contains the link to survey) Our PSHE curriculum page outlines […]

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Important ‘Safeguarding’ Bulletin for ALL Parents/Carers

A letter has been published today, for ALL Parents/Carers  (on the website and emailed to individual parents/carers); a copy of this may be found here

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Year 11 and 13 ‘Teacher Assessment Grades’ (TAGs) in place of this summer’s examinations

Following publication of the DfE’s most recent guidance, please note that an OSA letter has been published to provide year 11 and 13 parents (and students!) additional information about how students’ work will be assessed for their final course grades.  A copy of the letter is available on the website, under the ‘Letters Home’ menu […]

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MONDAY 12th APRIL – 3pm: ROAD TRAFFIC ACCIDENT close to the Academy

We have been advised of an accident at the crossroads at the end of Stanley Road, at the top of York Road, which is affecting traffic coming up to the Academy from Sudbury (or LEAVING the Academy to get back to Melford Road/town). PLEASE TRY TO AVOID APPROACHING/LEAVING THE ACADEMY via CLARENCE ROAD and YORK […]

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