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The Circle (OCL Blog)

Ultimate guide to understanding Oasis

Is your child attending an Oasis school? Or are you interested in the work we do? Whatever the case may be, there is so much to learn about Oasis? This blog will take you on a journey around Oasis and go through everything you need to know.

National Poetry Competition Winners!

In aid of National Poetry Day, we ran a National OCL Poetry Competition inviting all students from across our 52 academies to submit their poems. We're absolutely delighted to share with you the following winners from Primary and Secondary! 

Keeping our children safe; Top tips for internet safety

It’s undeniable that the internet can provide an incredible opportunity for learning and exploration. Even though the positives are plentiful, as a parent, you’re bound to have e-safety on the mind. Here are Oasis Community Learning’s top tips for internet safety.

Results Day envelopes

Are you nervous about results day this year? Are you nervous on behalf of someone else getting their results? We have some great advice for looking after yourself during this stressful period, and how to manage those anxieties. 

Staying Connected during COVID: 8 ways to boost team morale

The current circumstances we’re all experiencing have changed our reality in so many ways. But how do we maintain a sense of team, a sense of comradery, when we are in a position where we might not see our teammates as much anymore? This article will go through a list of fun, group activity ideas to stay connected and boost morale.

Virtual tours and trips to expand your lockdown horizons

As we enter another week in lockdown, finding activities to keep busy and to fulfil those longings for travel, theatre, trips and the arts can be tough. Never fear – we have a list of over 35 virtual tours and trips you can take from the comfort of your homes.

Adjusting to learning from home; our advice for parents and students

Whether you are a parent or student, adjusting to the change of home learning can be quite a challenge. These are unpredictable times for everyone, so with this in mind we have gathered seven tips to ensure you are making the most out of the current predicament. Hopefully, some of the advice below will help.

30 Acts for April that will help you stay happy and healthy

As we move into another month, and carry on another week in lockdown here in the UK, keeping motivation to keep busy and practice self care might be slipping. Or perhaps you're just running out of ideas of things to do to keep busy at home! 

We've put together a list of 30 things you can do this April; let's stay strong together and welcome Spring into our hearts this April (even if we are inside!)