The Circle (OCL Blog)

Citizenship in the OCL Curriculum

Read our first blog of the new year and learn about how OCL's curriculum emphasizes the development of active citizenship in students to become upstanding individuals who use their voices to facilitate positive change in their communities.

'Peace Be With You'

Amidst the hustle and bustle of Christmas preparations and the challenges of the cost-of-living crisis, Oasis Ethos & Formation Director, Jill Rowe, reflects on the timeless message of peace from the nativity story. 

Developing Character Through The 9 Habits

In this blog, Oasis Ethos & Formation Director Jill Rowe emphasizes the transformative power of the Oasis 9 Habits, which serve as a guiding framework for character development. Click to read more.

an infographic of the 17 global goals

Elizabeth Rhodes, National Lead for Student Inclusion – Secondary phase, shares why and how the Oasis Way for Inclusive Practice will help us ensure all our children have the chance the flourish

'Lessons I have learnt as a Teacher'

In this blog, our Regional Director for South West Secondaries, Peter Knight, explores his top three observations about teaching from his career spanning 30+ years, in education.

It’s Recycling Week, lets talk about ‘stuff’

In this blog Jessica Marshall, OCL's National Environmental and Sustainability Manager, reflects on OCL's newly introduced environmental sustainability commitments and how some of our academies have inspired us to become more 'self-controlled consumers.'