Oasis Academy Isle of Sheppey

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Oasis Academy Isle of Sheppey
OA Isle of Sheppey Logo.png
Minster Road

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ME12 3JQ

Coordinates51°25′14″N 0°47′07″E / 51.4205°N 0.7853°E / 51.4205; 0.7853Coordinates: 51°25′14″N 0°47′07″E / 51.4205°N 0.7853°E / 51.4205; 0.7853
Established1 September 2009 (2009-09-01)
TrustOCL- Oasis Multi-academy Trust [2]
Department for Education URN135721 Tables
Associate Principal (West Campus)Alex Lewis
PrincipalTina Lee [1]
Associate Principal (East Campus)Natalie Chamberlain
Age11 to 18

Oasis Academy Isle of Sheppey is a coeducational secondary school and sixth form with academy status, located over two sites in Minster-on-Sea on the Isle of Sheppey in the English county of Kent.[3] It is currently managed by the Oasis Community Learning Multi-academy Trust


The Isle of Sheppey Academy, was formed from the merger of Cheyne Middle School and Minster College on 1 September 2009, and is still located at both of the former school sites, although the buildings were redeveloped in 2013.[4] The school was previously sponsored by Dulwich College, the Diocese of Canterbury and Kent County Council,[5] however the school joined the Oasis Trust group of academies in January 2014, and was renamed Oasis Academy Isle of Sheppey.


Oasis Academy Isle of Sheppey offers GCSEs and BTECs as programmes of study for pupils, while students in the sixth form have the option to study from a range of A Levels and further BTECs.[6] The school also has a specialism in Business and Enterprise.[7]

In 2011, a large children’s Adventure Play Area was opened in Barton's Point Coastal Park. It was designed by children from the school and built with funding (£87,000) from the Big Lottery.[8]


OCL- Oasis Community Learning is a multi-academy sponsor that is legally responsible for 48 Oasis Academies. The national trust discharges its duties through regional directors. Local governance is delivered through an Academy Council. [2]

Campuses (sites)[edit]

There is an East Campus and a West Campus.

Former schools[edit]

Minster College[edit]

Cheyne Middle School[edit]

The Cheyne Middle school was a large middle school deemed secondary. In 2009, it was claimed to be the largest middle school in the country. [9]


  1. ^ http://www.oasisacademyisleofsheppey.org/staff-who-s-who
  2. ^ a b "Oasis Academy Isle of Sheppey | Model of Governance". www.oasisacademyisleofsheppey.org. Retrieved 16 January 2018.
  3. ^ "Home". The Isle of Sheppey Academy. Retrieved 22 November 2013.
  4. ^ "Building Programme". The Isle of Sheppey Academy. Retrieved 22 November 2013.
  5. ^ "Sponsors". The Isle of Sheppey Academy. Retrieved 22 November 2013.
  6. ^ "Curriculum Overview". The Isle of Sheppey Academy. Retrieved 22 November 2013.
  7. ^ "Business and Enterprise Specialism". The Isle of Sheppey Academy. Retrieved 22 November 2013.
  8. ^ "Academy kids help with Sheerness play area plan". Times Guardian. 7 April 2010. Retrieved 14 February 2014.
  9. ^ "Cheyne Middle School Kent: Read Parent Reviews & Rankings". www.schoolsnet.com. 2009. Retrieved 16 January 2018.

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