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Ossett Voice – Autumn Edition

December 13, 2017

The autumn edition of Ossett Voice, our termly school magazine, is now available to view / download from the ‘Ossett Voice’ page… and this time round contains news from recent Parent Forums, overviews of our Supporting Success program and much more! Read the Autumn Edition now.

Carol Service – Monday 18 December 2017

December 5, 2017

Once again it’s the time of year for our Carol Service, which will be held at the academy on Monday 18 December 2017 in Kendall Hall commencing at 7.00pm.  Admission will be by ticket only – tickets are free of charge but we ask that you contribute to the collection for the Children’s Society at the conclusion of the service. Two tickets per family will be allocated, with student performers receiving first priority.  If you would like tickets, your child can collect them from the administration office from Wednesday 6 December 2017.

Please note we have approximately 200 seats available, allocated on a first-come first-served basis.

We hope you are able to attend our Carol Service this year and we look forward to seeing you there!


Carol Service

Careers Convention 2017

November 23, 2017

On Wednesday 8th November the whole school careers convention took place in the Sports Hall. There were over 45 stands, with representation from Universities, High Education Providers, Apprenticeships, Colleges, Local and National Employers, Voluntary Organisations and members of the Police, NHS, Fire Service and RAF. All Year groups attended the convention to find out about the wide variety of opportunities available to them and the pathways they need to follow, to achieve their career aspirations.

KS4 Parent Information Evening

November 21, 2017

Just a brief reminder for parents of Year 9 students that it is the Key Stage 4 Parent Information Evening on 29th November from 6pm to 7pm in Kendall Hall. The aim of this event is is to give you the opportunity to meet with key staff working with your son/daughter throughout their GCSE years and have the chance to ask questions about the format of the courses, forthcoming exams, and the expectations upon your son/daughter throughout their GCSE years.

Students Scoop Silver in National Championships

November 15, 2017

Finlay (Yr10) and Eliza (Yr7) produced an outstanding performance at the British Taekwondo National Championships both securing a Silver medal and being ranked 2nd in the country in an extremely physical and mentally demanding competition.

Eliza fought older competitors in all matches. She won her semi-final on stoppage, which meant she was 21 points ahead already in the second (of 3) match round.

We are proud of their achievements showing great resilience to overcome any challenges they faced when up against fierce competition.

Yr11 Mocks & Supporting Success

November 13, 2017

Continuing our Supporting Success program for Year 11, we’ve added further details of our Yr11 Study Clubs and TutorPod sessions over on the ExtraCurricular page. These are fantastic opportunities to assist students in preparing for the upcoming PPE Mock Examinations. Individual timetables will be handed out to students on Wednesday 22nd November, however, parents can click here for an overview of the entire Yr11 PPE Mock Exam schedule..

Parent Forum Meeting – 5 December, 6PM

Our next Parent Forum meeting will take place on Tuesday 5th December at 6pm in Kendall Hall.  The meeting invite has been extended to a wider group of parents/carers, if you would like to receive an invitation to attend please return the reply slip on the letter ‘Parental/Academy Communications’ dated 3.11.2017. Reply slips must be returned to the academy by Monday 27 November. The aim of this next this meeting is to consult with parents/carers on the academy’s strategy for parental and academy communications.


Parent Forum - Autumn 5th December

Lost Property Claims – Autumn Term

The next Lost Property claim session for students will take place on Friday 15 December 2017 in Kendall Hall at morning break.

Please could you remind students of this date – unclaimed items will be donated to charity.

Lost Property - Autumn

Armistice Day 2017

November 10, 2017

Today Ossett Academy came together to remember and respect the sacrifice of those who fought and died in conflicts past and present. We are proud of the manner in which our senior students led this moving ceremony, which marks the end of a series of activities in the academy that have taken place this week.

You can view the video of our whole school coming together, here:

Euro Success for Evie!

October 31, 2017

The Academy are delighted to congratulate Evie from Year 9 on her recent success at the European Championships for Acrobatic Gymnastics. Following an exceptional performance against 21 other partnerships, Evie and her partner won the gold medal and are now the 12-18 pairs European Champions.

Congratulations Evie!


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