Here you can find out most frequently asked questions from current and prospective parents/carers.
If the answer to your question isn't on our website or on this list, please feel free to contact us and we will endeavour to get back to you as soon as possible.
- What can/can't my child bring to school?
- What percentage of your students are selected on the basis of faith or ability?
- Are Oasis Academies faith schools?
- Who funds academies?
- What is an academy?
- What do i do if my child is sick?
- Can my child wear jewellery and accessories?
- Does my child have to wear school uniform?
Staff and students of all faiths are welcome to be part of each Oasis Academy and faith is not a factor in the admissions criteria for the school. The academies are 'schools of religious character' in order to enable Oasis' ethos of inclusion, which is grounded on the Christian faith, to be prominent in the school's character.
Academies are publicly funded independent schools. The majority of the funding comes direct from central government. The Education Funding Agency (formerly the YPLA) will fund the annual running costs of the academies via a grant each academic year. The sponsor has responsibility for the day to day running of the academy. Oasis academies are sponsored by Oasis Community Learning, an exempt charity.
If your child is too ill to come to the Academy, please ring the attendance line on 01274 362050 (Option 1) on the first morning of absence. A call should then be made for each day of absence that follows.
If you are experiencing any problems getting your child into school, please let the Academy know; we can then work together to resolve any issues.