Christmas Lunch – Bannister

Tuesday 11th December 2018

Christmas Lunch – Earhart

Monday 10th December 2018

Christmas Lunch – Seacole

Wednesday 12th December 2018
More information to follow

Christmas Lunch – Tolkien

Thursday 13th December 2018
More information to follow

Mock Results Evening Yr 11

Thursday 13th December 2018 6:00pm

Parents and students are invited to a short presentation which will explain the mock procedure, discuss the mock results and the outline the next stages for the GCSE Year.
There will then be the opportunity to collect the mock results on the evening.

Class teachers will be invited to the event also and there will be an opportunity to touch base with some of them, however there will be no appointments given for this.
Parents should proceed to book appointments for parents evening on the 20th/21st December of they wish to have a formal meeting with teachers.

Pantomime

Tuesday 18th December 2018 6.00pm
More information to follow

Parents’ Evening

Thursday 20th December 2018 16:30-19:00pm

End of Term 2

Thursday 20th December will have the same timings as Friday which is a 2.30pm finish.
The only students leaving before that time are 6th Form students.
All other year groups will be in school until 2.30pm.

Students are not in school on Friday 21st December unless attending parent morning appointments.

Parents’ Morning

Friday 21st December 9:00-13:00pm

Start of Term 3

First day of term 3

Monday 7th January 2019

Presentation Evening

Oxford Spires’ Presentation Evening will take place on Wednesday 9 January 2019. This is an invitation only event for all students who gained GCSE, BTEC and A level qualifications last summer, and people are asked to arrive from 5.30 for 6pm. We are delighted to be welcoming Baroness Royall of Blaisdon, Principal of Somerville College, Oxford, to speak and to present the certificates and subject prizes. This is one of OSA’s most joyous events of the year – celebrating the success of so many excellent students!

Any queries about the evening, please contact Julie Dalley, Sixth Form PA, on jdalley@oxfordspiresacademy.org or 01865 595443.

Year 8 Options Evening

Thursday 10th January 2019 18:30-20:30

More information to follow

Year 7 Camp – Parents Meeting

Dear Parent/Carer,

Oxford Spires Academy believes enrichment for students is vital for happiness and achievement and therefore would like to offer your child the opportunity to partake in a fantastic end of year 7 camping trip. We feel it is an excellent opportunity for the students to work in a different environment doing exciting, adventurous and enjoyable activities.

The students will arrive at school as normal, meet in the theatre after registration and then leave OSA at 09:15 on Wednesday 3rd July 2019. We will return on Thursday 4th July at approximately 14:30, in time for the usual 15:10 finish. Students will be engaged in activities such as archery, soap box building and outdoor team based challenges, supervised by the centre’s qualified staff and supported by the Year 7 tutor team.

I am writing to you now to invite you to attend a parents’ information event about the camping trip which will take place on Monday 14thth January 2019. The meeting will take place at Oxford Spires Academy, in the main theatre. We will be holding two meetings throughout the evening and ask, where possible, that parents of Bannister and Earhart houses arrive at 5.00pm and Seacole and Tolkien houses arrive at 5.45pm.

The meeting will be attended by Rob Austin, Manager of the residential camp, and is an excellent opportunity to find out more detail and have any questions answered. On the night, you will also receive an information pack with all the forms required for your child to be signed up to attend the camp.

We have set up an Eventbrite page for you to confirm your attendance for the event, please click here: Eventbrite

If you are unable to attend, but would like to find out more about the camp, please contact me directly via my email address below.

In the meantime, if you have any further questions, please do get in touch.

Miss R Bartlett – Head of Year 7 RBartlett@oxfordspiresacademy.org

FOSA Meeting

Wednesday 16th January 2019 18:30-19:30
Room CC1.1 New members welcome
for further information please email FOSA

 

Post 16 Evening and Morning

Thursday 24th January 6.00pm and Friday 25th January 9-11am

Finding out about Sixth Form at Oxford Spires

We are looking forward to welcoming students and parents to our Sixth Form Open Evening on Thursday 24 January, at 6pm in the Theatre. This evening will allow everyone to hear key information from Dr Watson, Head of Sixth Form, first and then speak to teachers and current students about the courses we offer.

This date is a week later than the original date given (students and parents were informed earlier this term of the shift). Some parents have contacted school to say that the evening of 24 Jan is not convenient, so we are adding in a Sixth Form Open Morning in the Library on Friday 25 January, 9-11am that will provide another opportunity for those who can’t make the evening event to speak to current students and Sixth Form staff. In the New Year, I will send out an Eventbrite link to register for the Friday morning, so that students can come out of lessons to join their parents – this is just information for diaries.

If you have questions, please email Dr Watson, Head of Sixth Form, on jwatson@oxfordspiresacademy.org

There are now 25 A level courses, 2 Level 3 BTECs and a Level 2 course available – more than ever before!

STOP PRESS: Our new Sixth Form prospectus will arrive in school in the next few days… These will be given to Year 11 in tutor groups, and available on the website before Christmas.

House Dance

Thursday 7th February 2019 5.45pm for a 6.00pm start
More information to follow

FOSA Quiz & Curry Night

Friday 15th February 2019
More Information to follow

End of Term 3

Friday 15th February 2019

Start of Term 4

Friday 25th February 2019

FOSA Meeting

Wednesday 6th March 2019 18:30-19:30
Room CC1.1
New Members Welcome.

For more information or to be added to the mailing list please email FOSA

Inset Day

Monday 11th March 2019
School closed to students

Year 11 Mock Results Evening

Monday 25th March 2019 18:00-19:00
More information to follow

Parents’ Evening

Thursday 4th April 2019 4.30pm-7.00pm
more information to follow

End of Term 4

Thursday 4th April 2019

Parents’ Morning

Friday 5th April 2019 9.00am-1.00pm
More Information to follow

Start of Term 5

Tuesday 23rd April 2019

FOSA Meeting

Wednesday 1st May 2019 18:30-19:30
New Members Welcome
Room CC1.1

For more information or to be added to the mailing list please email FOSA

End of Term 5

Friday 24th May 2019

First Day of Term 6

Monday 3rd June 2019

Eid Lunch – Bannister

Monday 10th June 2019
More information to follow

Eid Lunch – Earhart

Tuesday 11th June 2019
More information to follow

Eid Lunch – Seacole

Wednesday 12th June 2019
More information to follow

FOSA Meeting

Wednesday 12th June 2019 18:30-19:30
New Members Welcome
Room CC1.1

For more information or to be added to the mailing list please email FOSA

Eid Lunch – Tolkien

Thursday 13th June 2019
More information to follow

Sixth Form Induction Days

Tuesday 18th and Wednesday 19th June 2019
More information to follow

Year 11 Prom

Thursday 20th June 2019
More Information to follow

Year 13 Prom

Thursday 27th June 2019
More information to follow

Rising Yr 7 Parents’ Evening

Monday 1st  July 2019 6.00pm
More information to follow

Year 7 Camp

Wednesday 3rd – Thursday 4th July 
More information to follow

Inset Day

Friday 5th July 2019
School closed to students

Sports Day – Track Events

Thursday 11th July 2019
More information to follow

Parents welcome to attend the afternoon event

Sporting Awards’ Evening

Thursday 18th July 2019
More information to follow

Parents’ Evening

Tuesday 23rd July 2019 4.30-7.00pm
More information to follow

End of Term 6

Tuesday 23rd July 2019

Parents’ Morning

Wednesday 24th July 2019 9.00am-1.00pm
More Information to follow