Category Archives: Oasis Academy

Badminton sessions, Academy Arena, every Wednesday

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Councillor employed by Oasis charity makes grant to Oasis

Inside Croydon has discovered that Conservative councillor Gareth Streeter managed to oversee a £1,500 donation from council funds towards a group from the Oasis academy chain – the very same Oasis chain which is associated with the Oasis charity where … Continue reading

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Oasis academy gets third principal in less than two years

There’s been an unusually rapid turnover of senior leadership staff at the Oasis Arena Academy in South Norwood, as GENE BRODIE reports A secondary academy that opened on its new site in September 2016 is already on to its third … Continue reading

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Oasis chief gets 20% pay rise as academies warn over finances

Education correspondent GENE BRODIE on an eye-watering salary hike for the man in overall charge of some of Croydon’s biggest schools The leader of a church-linked multi-academy chain which operates five large schools in Croydon has just been awarded a … Continue reading

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Croydon’s ‘Olympic legacy’ has been turned into a private gym

GENE BRODIE, our education correspondent, reports on allegations of an abuse of public property by one of the country’s largest multi-academy trusts Council officials have been ordered to conduct an urgent investigation into how the Oasis Arena Academy in South … Continue reading

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Church-linked academy chain denies having ‘religious ethos’

Our education correspondent, GENE BRODIE, has found a new website which has discovered the Oasis academy chain, led by a Baptist minister, saying that they really have very little to do with churches or religion There have been calls for … Continue reading

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None of Croydon’s new school buildings have sprinklers fitted

Not a single school building constructed or planned in Croydon over the past five years has been fitted with a sprinkler system, despite building regulations going back for a decade having an “expectation” that sprinklers should be included in all … Continue reading

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£160m schools plan to be badgered over surplus places

In the thrall of property developers as usual, Croydon Council officials want to spend many millions of public money on building schools where there are not enough pupils. Education correspondent GENE BRODIE reports Croydon Council’s school-building strategy will come in … Continue reading

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Something stinks: Arena car park has the builders in – again

And here you have it, from Croydon Council, the local authority that appears to relish spending millions of pounds of public money on construction projects, and then going back just a few months later and digging them up again. Barely … Continue reading

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Something stinks at Croydon Arena after building works end

Something stinks at Croydon Arena. There’s a very earthy nature to the whiffs that have been detected on the cold winter winds. It seems that one of the sewers under the car park which is used by the sports arena … Continue reading

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