The Academy will open to all students on Monday 19th April. COVID tests should be done and recorded throughout the break and on Sunday 18th March. Term starts back on a Week 1.

COVID Testing

All staff and students who have given consent should now be testing twice weekly. This will be done from home for staff from Monday 8th March and for students from Monday 15th March.

OA Easter Testing 29.03.21

OA Home Testing for Students 12.03.21

OA Home Testing FAQ Document 12.03.21

OA Privacy Notice 12.03.21

Guidance on Home Testing 

All students will be provided with a leaflet containing full details for details.

Link to Leaflet

Recording Results

Results will need to be registered with both NHS Track and Trace and the school using the links below.

NHS Track and Trace

Report a COVID-19 rapid lateral flow test result – GOV.UK (

Report to School – Students

Link for reporting

Privacy Notice