Oasis Academy Isle of Sheppey

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Oasis Academy Isle of Sheppey
OA Isle of Sheppey Logo.png
Address
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
Information
TypeAcademy
Established1 September 2009 (2009-09-01)
TrustOCL- Oasis Multi-academy Trust [2]
Department for Education URN135721 Tables
OfstedReports
Associate Principal (West Campus)Alex Lewis
PrincipalTina Lee [1]
Associate Principal (East Campus)Natalie Chamberlain
GenderCoeducational
Age11 to 18
Website

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

History[edit]

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.

Curriculum[edit]

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]

Governance[edit]

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]

References[edit]

  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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