Oasis Academy Brightstowe

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Oasis Academy Brightstowe
OA Brightswoe Logo.png
Address
Penpole Lane

,
BS11 0EB

England
Coordinates51°29′27″N 2°40′11″W / 51.4908°N 2.6698°W / 51.4908; -2.6698Coordinates: 51°29′27″N 2°40′11″W / 51.4908°N 2.6698°W / 51.4908; -2.6698
Information
TypeAcademy
Established2008
TrustOasis Community Learning
Department for Education URN135671 Tables
OfstedReports
PrincipalJoe Docherty
GenderMixed
Age11 to 19
HousesMcKinley, Everest, Kilimanjaro
Website

Oasis Academy Brightstowe is a secondary school with academy status in Bristol, England. It opened in September 2008 in the buildings of the former Portway Community School.

Sponsors[edit]

Oasis Academy Brightstowe is sponsored by Oasis Community Learning, which is a separate charity, but is part of the Oasis Global family. Oasis UK, a Christian organisation, was founded by Rev Steve Chalke M.B.E. in 1985, and began its work in the UK but now delivers educational, healthcare and housing projects throughout the world.[1] Oasis Community Learning sponsor ten other academies across the UK, including South Bristol, Grimsby, Immingham, Enfield, Salford, Croydon and Southampton East and West.[2]

About[edit]

Oasis Academy Brightstowe is an independent Academy for 11- to 16-year-olds, located in Shirehampton in north Bristol. The Academy opened in September 2008 in the redeveloped buildings of the former Portway School.[3] The facilities include an on-site restaurant, sports hall and learning resource centre.

Specialism[edit]

The specialism of the Academy is Mathematics and ICT with Business and Enterprise, and these disciplines are emphasised throughout the curriculum.[4]

Oasis Academy Brightstowe was given £1.8million to develop a 21st-century ICT capability, providing current technology, a Learning Resource Centre, access to Wi-Fi Internet and a Virtual Learning Environment.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "SMSC". Oasis Academy Brightstowe. Retrieved 15 November 2015.
  2. ^ Drabble, Emily (28 July 2013). "From British Airways to headship: leadership lessons from industry". Guardian. Retrieved 15 November 2015.
  3. ^ "Academy plans for Portway school". BBC. Retrieved 15 November 2015.
  4. ^ "Standing out for educational excellence". Education Business. Retrieved 15 November 2015.

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