News: Academy Events
3rd February 2019
With the latest “Beast from the East” storm hitting the UK’s shores, there was the usual decision facing schools up and down the length and breadth of the country on Friday 1st February as to whether to close or stay or open for students who were able to travel safely. There was “snow-way” Oak was... Read more.
16th January 2019
On Monday 15th January, 42 students and 4 staff arrived from the North East of China from 2 different schools. We kicked things off with a welcome assembly, where Oak GYAP ambassadors told our visitors about the school, local area and what life was like in England. Apparently our guest really liked the idea of... Read more.
15th January 2019
Year 8 Options
Year 8 students and their parents and carers came into school on January 10th 2019 to explore the choices ahead for their KS4 GCSE options. The evening was a real success with lots of questions and answers. We could really see the “cogs turning” for many students as they consider the decisions ahead! Please see... Read more.
20th December 2018
On Wednesday 19th December our ‘Showtime’ students put on a spectacular, festive variety show, for all to enjoy. Following a term of Wednesday afternoon enrichment, students were able to present the skills and talents that they have been developing with the support of Mrs Joy. The evening consisted of a range of musical and dance pieces, as a whole cast,... Read more.
18th December 2018
Elm Christmas Party
The festive season is now well and truly underway! The annual Oak & Elm Christmas Party was held on the Oak site this week … and what a great occasion it was! Sixth Form Childcare and Health & Social Care and Year 10 students organised and ran a party for 60 Reception children from Elm... Read more.
13th December 2018
Oak Academy Community Party
On Wednesday 12th December, Oak Academy hosted their annual intergenerational event with members of the community. The event was hosted by our Community Service team, who every week attend the Open Door group at Cornerstones Church during our Enrichment afternoon. They were supported by our Sixth Form Health and Social Care students, Holli Llewellyn, Shelby Croft and Stella Dicks... Read more.
7th December 2018
Operation Christmas Child
Oak Academy are proud and excited to receive the news, that this years contribution to ‘Operation Christmas Child’ has now begun its long journey to Bosnia, along with the 8000+ boxes collected from the local area. Students and the Oak Academy community have come together, for the tenth year running, to collect over 60 boxes and... Read more.
7th December 2018
Year 8 Options Marketplace
This afternoon saw Year 8 students and their teachers spend time discussing their possible options for Key Stage 4 as part of the Options Marketplace. The yearly event created a great buzz amongst staff and students as they discussed the different subjects available. Mr Cornish would like to thank all of the Year 8 students... Read more.
6th December 2018
Children in Need
We had a fantastic effort from students this year in support of the BBC’s Children in Need 2018 fundraiser this year Thanks and congratulations must go to our Year 13 CACHE students for organising a fundraising week of activities in order to raise funds. They helped organise a whole school mufti day, with raffle and... Read more.
29th November 2018
2018-19 Term 2 Newsletter
We can’t believe how quickly the time is passing this year, and although the evenings are drawing in, students continue to impress us with their resilience and readiness to learn! Please pass on our thanks to them for their efforts this term and encourage them to keep working hard, right up to the end of... Read more.