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.
11th May 2019
Year 7, 8 and 9 Theatre tip
On Thursday a group of Oak students from years 7, 8, and 9 had a fantastic opportunity to visit Poole Lighthouse Theatre to watch a matinee performance of ‘The Lion, the witch and the wardrobe’. This production was produced by students from the Arts university Bournemouth which saw a collaboration between a few of the... 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.
30th March 2019
Oak Leaders assist at Dorset School Games
A selection of Year 9 students who had attended leadership training days back in November and December were asked to attend the Dorset School Games Spring Finals at St Mary’s school in Shaftesbury. Near to 400 primary school students were in attendance at the event and the Oak leaders were tasked to run the indoor... 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.
21st March 2019
Year 11 GCSE Drama trip
On Thursday the 21st March, our year 11 GCSE Drama group had the opportunity to visit the capital to watch a live theatre production, as an essential element of their GCSE course. The students made the most of their time in London, first with a visit to the Science Museum, to learn more about space and... Read more.