Oasis Academy Shirley Park

Croydon’s Archbishop Lanfranc School and Oasis Academy pupils chosen to design team rugby shirt

Posted on September 22nd, by CronxWire in CronxWire. No Comments

A group of pupils from The Archbishop Lanfranc School and Oasis Academy will be taking part in a workshop where they will design their school team’s rugby shirt, to be produced and donated by Canterbury, the official kit supplier to England Rugby and the Official Partner to All Schools. 

Release begins: The Canterbury kit design workshops are part of the All Schools programme which was launched in 2012 by … Read More »

Croydon College students reach the top with jobs at Crystal Palace FC

Posted on July 7th, by Matt Woosnam in Sport. No Comments

At least 90 youngsters from Croydon College were successful in their applications for various job positions within Crystal Palace Football Club thanks to a new partnership

Whilst many students will be at home watching players at the World Cup making all the headlines, youngsters at a local college will be working hard in a football environment of their own, after earning jobs at a Premier … Read More »

Halal meat on Croydon’s school menus: striking a difficult balance

Posted on May 14th, by Rosie Edser in Politics & Society. 27 comments

Rosie Edser examines how the vexed topic of halal meat impacts on children of all ethnicities in Croydon’s schools

‘But Rosie – if you buy the wrong kind of sausages for dinner we will burn in a lake of fire when we die!” said my daughter’s schoolfriend. She was 8 years old, coming to tea and we were standing in the aisle of the Turkish supermarket in … Read More »

A better place to play: Oasis Academy supporting Crystal Palace FC

Posted on April 9th, by Matt Woosnam in Sport. No Comments

The tie-up between Crystal Palace FC and Oasis Academy Shirley Park is paying dividends on and off the football pitch

“Champions of Europe, we know what we are!” Chelsea supporters may sing this outdated chant along to the overused tune of the Beach Boys’ ‘Sloop John B’, but Oasis Academy Shirley Park’s Under 15s side of 2011/2012 could proudly proclaim that they were the champions … Read More »