Oasis Academy Watermead

Executive Principal, James Pape
Interim Principal, Nichola Smith
Regional Director, Emma Merva

Barrie Crescent
S5 8RN

Phone: 0114 2016800

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Executive Principal, James Pape
Interim Principal, Nichola Smith
Regional Director, Emma Merva

Barrie Crescent
S5 8RN

Phone: 0114 201 6800
Email: info@oasiswatermead.org 
Website: www.oasisacademywatermead.org

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Oasis Academy Watermead is an all inclusive primary school in Sheffield. We are a happy place where learning is fun and exciting. Our curriculum is rich and vibrant taught through cross curricular themes and projects. Developing a love of reading is central to our curriculum design. Our team are passionate about achieving the very best for every child.
Age 2 to 4 years
Phase 1
Age 4 to 10 years


A Message From the Principal

I am delighted and proud to welcome to you to Oasis Academy Watermead - a place where everyone feels loved! 

I am delighted to be leading Oasis Academy Watermead, an outstanding (Ofsted 2017) school in the heart of the Shirecliffe community.

Watermead is a truly unique and special place, where all children, families and staff are loved and we all learn to be the best possible version of ourselves. 

Our website will provide you with all the information you need to learn about daily Academy life and the excellent experiences and opportunities on offer for our families.

If you would like to visit the Academy, please contact the school office 0114 201 6800. 

James Pape
Exec Principal, OA Watermead

"Watermead is a truly unique and special place."

Why Choose

Oasis Academy Watermead

With our rich cultural diversity, we celebrate and share in each others' backgrounds, learning new things every day


We are an outstanding school, dedicated to supporting each and every one of our young people through their education

Safe and Nurturing

We are Sheffield's first School of Sanctuary, offering a safe and nurturing envirornment to our families

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

Oasis Academy Watermead is part of Oasis Community Hub: Watermead. As well as the academy, the Hub runs a number of services for the community. By ensuring that all these services are joined up and rooted in same ethos we want to see the entire community transformed for the better.

Along with all of the activities we put on for our community listed on the right, families join us to showcase the learning of our pupils during our ‘Fantastic Finishes’ events which take place half termly.

To find out more about what is happening at our local hub, or to get involved in events, feel free to contact the academy at info@oasiswatermead.org or call us at 0114 201 6800

Since September 2017 the following events have been enjoyed by our community:

  • Sparkle & Shine assemblies – ongoing
  • Fairtrade Hot Chocolate & Cookies evening event 
  • Book sales to promote the enjoyment of sharing books
  • Community afternoon tea, cakes & raffle
  • Opening event – Brass band for the community.
  • Support for the local food bank, families and the community donated items of food.
  • Signposting to training and support services.
  • Parent questionnaire – needs analysis to inform planning
  • Daily drop-in with the inclusion team
  • Santa & Reindeers – community event
  • Read, write, inc workshops
  • Easter Parade with Donkeys 
  • Parent Coffee mornings
  • Community Garden Party
  • Family Cooking Programme 
  • Community Film Nights 
  • Attendance Week 
  • Parents have helped with academy events
  • Parent volunteers
  • Incredible years parenting program – 15 week blocks run on a yearly rolling program, open to the community; including other schools/academies.
  • Breakfast club, to support working, training and vulnerable families.