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Talking to and supporting your child through the COVID-19 pandemic

With the unavoidable topic on everyone’s mind affecting our work, schools and homes, how do we translate what is going on to support our children’s understanding of the world? There may be parents out there who are very honest with their children, and others who would prefer to keep them in the dark as a preventative measure to anxiety. Nobody understand your child like you, but if you are stuck for words the Child Mind Institute has offered the following advice:

Why an apprenticeship was for me

We are delighted to share with you a blog piece from one of our 200 apprentices across OCL. Levy Dalin shares with you his reasons for choosing this route, and why learning and earning was the right choice for him.

Developing mentally-healthy schools across Oasis

Our academies are partaking in some special training over the coming months to ensure our leaders are creating mentally-healthy schools for all. In this blog piece, Oliver Lougheed, the lead on this project, talks about the importance of having strong mental health awareness and what the training covers for a school setting. 

Celebrating our communities: Updates from our Hubs

Oasis works in an integrated and holistic way, providing a range of mutually supporting services at a community or neighbourhood level. With our overarching vision for community, we are delighted to share with you some of the most recent updates from Oasis Community Partnerships. 

Top tips for staying safe this Bonfire Night

Bonfire night can be both extremely exciting but also very dangerous if you don’t take precautions to stay safe. Please read our safety tips below (with thanks to the Fire Service) to ensure your family has a fun, harm-free night.

What to do with your family this half term

Are you looking for some fun, and affordable, activities to do with your family this autumn half term? It doesn’t have to be all spooks, there are plenty of fun things you can do this October with your family – at all ages!