News: Academy Events
20th December 2019
Principal’s End of Term Letter
As a super packed Autumn term comes to a close, please take time to read our letter below from the Principal, as he reflects on all that has happened over the last 15 weeks. Please do also follow us on Twitter to see everything we have been up to. Wishing you all a Merry Christmas!!... Read more.
16th June 2019
Term 4 and 5 newsletter
We are delighted to share with all of our students and parents / carers our Term 4 and 5 Newsletter. It’s been a busy couple of terms but the bulk of the year is now behind us! All GCSE exams are now over as we turn our attention to End of Year exams for all other year groups. We have... Read more.
13th May 2019
Year 7 Hotel Day
On Friday 10th May Year 7 students took part in an entrepreneur skills day lead by SAMEE. The day involved being in groups and teams to design their own hotel. Once the hotel was designed the groups had to think about staffing, marketing and cost. At the end of the day each team had to... Read more.
4th April 2019
Oak Academy Community Party
To celebrate Easter, Oak enrichment groups hosted two parties at the same time bringing together people from all ages across the community. Students from our Community service, Duke of Edinburgh, Catering, Origami and Showtime groups, supported by Cache and HSC students, hosted both Faithworks Wessex in attendance with the Mayor and Mayoress of Bournemouth and an Easter... Read more.
2nd April 2019
Journey to Curiosityland
On Tuesday 2nd April our ‘Showtime’ enrichment group performed a fantastic musical in which 3 girls explored ‘Curiosityland’ and met all the people that lived there. The students showcased a range of dance, drama and musical pieces. Audience participation was very much obliged as the narrator introduced each scene. A massive well done to all the cast and... Read more.
23rd March 2019
Cake Sale for Cancer Research
Charity begins at home but gets a little help from school! Lots of homemade cakes made their way into school during Tuesday break time…although with staff and students eager for the treats and to contribute to charity, they did not last long! In just 25 minutes £53.25 had been raised. Year 7 student Roxanne Hammett,... Read more.
22nd March 2019
Year 9 Anthony McGowan visit
On Thursday 21st March, Oak Academy welcomed celebrated author Anthony McGowan, whose titles include ‘The Donut Diaries’, ‘Pike’, ‘Henry Tumour’ and ‘The Knife That Killed Me’, which has since been turned into a very successful him. He won over our year 9s, delivering engaging and humorous anecdotes about his life as a writer for young... Read more.
19th February 2019
High Aspirations Conference
Students in Year 11 took part today in Ambitions Academies Trust first High Aspiration Conference, targeted at students aiming for the top grades, in their GCSE exams this summer. 49 students from Oak Academy, LeAf Studio and St. Aldhelm’s Academy came together for a day of English, Maths and Science revision, led by Twenty-Twenty Revision.... Read more.
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.