• 'The challenge is huge': Oasis founder reveals vision for England's first secure school

    Rev Steve Chalke, founder and leader of the Oasis Charitable Trust, which has just been awarded the contract to run England’s first secure school, knows the magnitude of the job that lays ahead. Rehabilitation, not punishment, is going to be at the forefront of Oasis Restore, a school for young offenders to be built on

    12.00 Jul. 5th, 2019 | News

  • Oasis chosen to run country's first 'secure school'

    The Oasis charity has been selected to run the country’s first ‘secure school’. The Oasis Charitable Trust – sponsor of the 52-school Oasis Community Learning trust – has been awarded the contract to turn the Medway Secure Training Centre in Kent into a school for young offenders. It is due to open late in 2020. The

    0.01 Jul. 1st, 2019 | News

  • Ofsted considers tougher inspection regime for secure training centres

    Ofsted wants to change the way it inspects secure training centres, which educate young offenders up to the age of 17. Run by private companies, the centres provide young people with 30 hours of education and training a week, following a school-day timetable. There are currently three secure training centres across the country, but none

    17.56 Jul. 17th, 2018 | News