Oasis Academy Lister Park

Principal, Jules Millar
Regional Director, Heidi Stennett

North Avenue

Phone: 01274 362050

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Principal, Jules Millar
Regional Director, Heidi Stennett

Oasis Academy Lister Park
North Avenue

Phone: 01274 362050
Email: principal@oasislisterpark.org
Website: www.oasisacademylisterpark.org

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Oasis Academy Lister Park is an inclusive academy for children from all parts of Bradford aged between 11 and 18. Situated on North Avenue, Bradford, and serves the communities of Manningham, Frizinghall and Heaton.
Phase 2
Age 11 to 16 years
Sixth Form
Age 16 to 18 years


A Message From the Principal

Welcome to Oasis Academy Lister Park. We are a thriving 11-19 comprehensive academy set in the Manningham area of Bradford, close to the beautiful grounds of Cartwright Hall and Lister Park. 

I am incredibly proud to be the Principal of such a vibrant and progressive academy and feel privileged to serve the local community and our wonderful families who live here. 

The ethos of our Academy is a clear one: to enable all our students to thrive and progress through the nurture, care and guidance we give them.  At Oasis Academy Lister Park, every child really does matter and we work hard to ensure that all is done in our students’ best interests – whether that be providing a curriculum matched to their individual abilities and interest, or ensuring their progression to the most appropriate pathway once they finish their qualifications with us. We pride ourselves on providing a nurturing environment that also challenges students to achieve the highest academic standards. 

We provide a positive, supportive and well-disciplined environment which enables all students to fulfil their potential and achieve success in all aspects of school life. We want our students to leave with the skills to adapt, flourish and make the most of every opportunity regardless of the challenges they face in an ever changing world.  We are fully committed to the highest possible standards of care and guidance which will develop our students in to open-minded, flexible and resilient young people ambitious to succeed and make a positive contribution to society. 

Ofsted recognises the Academy as being good in all areas where pupils’ personal development and welfare are of paramount importance. The school is a caring and thoughtful community in which pupils demonstrate compassion for others. Students’ own attitudes, alongside the quality teaching provided by our staff, that leads to them to doing so well. We also know that to achieve our aims, being part of a strong multi-academy trust is essential. Oasis Community Learning is committed to professional excellence and provides first class strength and guidance to all staff at Oasis Academy Lister Park. 

Our positive partnership with Bradford Council also means we are able to work collaboratively with other local schools to provide exceptional education at the heart of our community. Strong effective relationships with our parents underpin the work we do and, working together, our students succeed. 

Jules Millar

Principal Oasis Academy Lister Park

Our aim is to develop open-minded, flexible, resilient young people who can be successful in modern Britain and contribute positively as global citizens.

Why Choose

Oasis Academy Lister Park

A place where everyone contributes and everyone is included

Transforming Lives

Growing in character, growing in competence and nurturing ambitions at Lister Park

We care

Our passionate staff are committed to high quality teaching, care and support


Our Region

We are part of the  North region of academies within the Oasis family. Based in Manchester, Oldham, Bradford, Salford, Sheffield, Scunthorpe and Grimsby we are a region of 17 academies both primary and secondary, lead by our Regional Directors Jane Hughes, Emma Johnson, Heidi Stennett and Emma Merva. 

Within the North West we have the following academies: 

  • Oasis Academy Aspinal (primary)
  • Oasis Academy Broadoak (primary)
  • Oasis Academy Harpur Mount (primary)
  • Oasis Academy Temple (primary)
  • Oasis Academy Limeside (primary)
  • Oasis Academy Lister Park (secondary)
  • Oasis Academy Leesbrook (secondary)
  • Oasis Academy Oldham (secondary)
  • Oasis Academy MediaCityUK (secondary)

Within the North East we have the following academies:

  • Oasis Academy Don Valley (all-through)
  • Oasis Academy Fir Vale (primary)
  • Oasis Academy Watermead (primary)
  • Oasis Academy Parkwood (primary)
  • Oasis Academy Henderson Avenue (primary)
  • Oasis Academy Nunsthorpe (primary)
  • Oasis Academy Immingham (secondary)
  • Oasis Academy Wintringham (secondary)


Our Community

We offer opportunities for extended learning beyond the core Academy day. Our extended provision through our Hub team is at the centre of our community work. The team deliver a wide range of services which engage public, voluntary and business sectors in the establishment of a centre of education and lifelong learning. We aspire for the Academy to be at the heart of our local community, recognised by others for our clear understanding and support of local issues and awareness of community needs.

At Oasis we recognise that people are not two-dimensional beings; we are each a whole person with a broad range of aspirations and needs and these needs are interconnected. To truly help someone with their educational needs, it is vital to also be aware of their emotional needs, spiritual needs and economic needs.

As such, we believe in communities that are holistic, interconnected and totally inclusive. We call our model for these communities ‘Hub.’ 

We are part of the Oasis Hub: Lister Park. 

What is happening at our Hub?

Some of the events that will be running with the WAGs this term are:

  • Customer Service Level 2 - starting on Tuesday 18th September
  • Coffee mornings - these run every Thursday, starting 20th September

Future courses:

  • First Aid
  • Food Safety
  • Creative English
  • Progression Course Level 1

For any information about our community hub, please contact Memuhna Arshad.

Phone: 01274 362050  Email: memuhna.arshad@oasislisterpark.org