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VACANCY for a science technician……

Posted on: 4th May 2021

We currently have an employment opportunity for a Science Technician at the Academy. Details of the post and how to apply (through the central... Read more

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

Posted on: 27th April 2021

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... Read more

Important ‘Safeguarding’ Bulletin for ALL Parents/Carers

Posted on: 15th April 2021

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... Read more

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

Posted on: 15th April 2021

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... Read more

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

Posted on: 12th April 2021

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... Read more

OAT Matholympics Easter Challenge 2021

Posted on: 23rd March 2021

A chocolate-themed mathematical conundrum (or two) to get OSA (and other OAT academy students!) thinking - with the chance of a prize too!! ... Read more

Electronic Bulletin published (with EXTREMELY important information regarding COVID home-testing kits)

Posted on: 19th March 2021

This week's electronic bulletin has now been published and is on its way out to parents/carers via email. THE BULLETIN CONTAINS SOME EXTREMELY... Read more

Letter from the Principal coming home with students from today

Posted on: 17th March 2021

A paper copy of a letter from the Principal is being handed out to all students to bring home, starting today; it has been made clear to students... Read more


Posted on: 2nd March 2021

OSA has scheduled a phased return to the Academy, from Monday 8th March, beginning with COVID TESTING for years 11,12 and 13 - and working through... Read more