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Working together going forward

We appreciate the announcement tonight will cause you some anxieties. Please be reassured we will work closely together with you to move forward and make sure our children feel safe.

Advice to parents - positive coronavirus cases

We are continuing to monitor the situation and are working closely with Public Health England and the DfE. This letter is to inform you of the current situation and provide advice on how to support your child. Please be reassured that for most people, coronavirus (COVID-19) will be a mild illness.

Covid-19 Reporting During Christmas Holidays

Public Health England has agreed a 6 day window after the final day of teaching (17th December 2020) in which schools and further education providers are asked to remain contactable so they can assist with contact tracing where necessary. As per government guidance, during the Christmas holidays we are asking if any pupils or parents have a confirmed case of COVID 19 it is reported to the academy up to 23rd December 2020.

Covid Case Update

Advice to All Parents – Positive Cases We have been advised by Public Health England/the Department for Education (DfE) that there have been another two confirmed cases of COVID-19 that affect the Academy.

Covid Reminder Letter

I hope this letter finds you well during this continued unprecedented period. I am writing to you today to remind you of our COVID-19 procedures in relation to suspected symptoms and confirmed cases. 

Bubble closure F2

I am writing to inform you that there has been a positive case of Covid-19 in the Reception Year Group bubble. Please read the full news article to find out more. 

Confirmed case of Covid-19

As you know, we have put extensive measures in place to ensure that our students and staff are as safe as possible as we have welcomed our young people back to school. This is an isolated individual case in a year group bubble, so please don’t be alarmed, but it is a reminder that we all need to remain vigilant, both in school and in the wider community.

Oasis Horizons

Dear Parent / Carer,  

I hope this letter finds you well. I am writing to you today regarding an exciting project that every student will be a part of this year at Oasis Academy Henderson Avenue, called Oasis Horizons.

Oasis Horizons will provide every student and teaching staff member with an iPad for use in, and outside of school while they are a member of the Oasis Academy Henderson Avenue family. Due to the size of the project it will take a little while for the iPads to be prepared and distributed.  We will receive the devices in the Spring or Summer term 2021.  In this letter I will be explaining the reasons behind the project. 

Providing each student with an iPad is the third element of a wider plan being implemented by the Oasis Learning family of 52 schools.  The first part of the plan was to develop our curriculum offer so that students have real choice to high quality content that they are excited to learn about, and this work is continuing.  The second aspect was to offer support and guidance to staff to enable the best possible teaching, and across the country we now have subject experts who focus on how we can best teach every subject.  The third and final part of the plan is Oasis Horizons, which will make online learning accessible for everyone.

Face coverings/access to the academy site

Dear Parents/Carers

Face coverings/access to the academy site

Given the rise in COVID cases across the country, the leaders of Oasis Community Learning have decided that parents and other family members should not be allowed in the academy building for any reason.

Where parents, carers or older siblings come onto school site (ie. through school gates) they are also expected to wear a face mask. This must start from tomorrow, Tuesday 6th October.

Whole Oasis Sumdog Competition

Oasis Community Learning and Sumdog have partnered to do the first-ever whole family Multi AcademyTrust National Maths contest from 5th June until 11th June 2020.  Make sure you get involved!