The Department for Education has published Primary school leagues tables, and one school in Sheffield has excelled as one of the best performing in the area.
Oasis Academy Fir Vale in Sheffield has received some very positive news as their progress scores show they are either ‘national average’ or ‘well above’ average in reading, writing, and maths.
Oasis Academy Fir Vale is also one of the best schools in the country for writing, they are in the top 0.2 percentile. The academy is regularly externally moderated on the work pupils produce by Sheffield Local Authority to check for accuracy of teacher assessment.
Adam Dawson, Deputy Principal at Oasis Academy Fir Vale, commented on the performance saying; “These progress scores are a credit to the team at Oasis Academy Fir Vale, I am so very proud.”
Oasis Academy Fir Vale is part of the Oasis Community Learning (OCL) multi-academy trust (MAT), and as a MAT, OCL is in the top 25% for reading, and top third for writing and mathematics with some amazing progress scores;
· Reading: +0.9 – Well Above National Average
· Writing: +1.9 – Well Above National Average
· Maths: +1.7 – Well Above National Average
OCL has 31 primary academies across four regions in England serving 11,000 pupils aged 3-11.
Oasis Academy Fir Vale is an inclusive primary school in the Fir Vale area of Sheffield, for children aged between 3 and 11 committing to delivering first class-education and playing an active role in the local community.
Oasis was founded in 1985 and exists to help people lead full lives through strengthening communities. Currently working in 10 countries across the world, Oasis is involved in projects as diverse as helping people trapped in poverty in India to pioneering education in the UK. Through its educational trust, Oasis Community Learning, Oasis is one of the largest providers of academies in the UK, responsible for 51 primary and secondary academies across the country.