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.
15th February 2019
Term 3 Newsletter
We are delighted to share with all of our students and parents / carers our Term 3 Newsletter. It’s been a busy term but the bulk of the year is now behind us! We have a few months left to push on with our exam classes and make sure that Key Stage 3 students continue... 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.
31st January 2019
Indoor Rowing Competition
12 students from Year 7 and 8 took part in the annual Dorset School Games Indoor Rowing qualifier for Bournemouth Schools. Students were required to row for 2 minutes (Year 7) and 3 minutes (Year 8) in a head to head competition with the furthest distance recorded being the one who wins the race! There... 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.
14th December 2018
Oak Academy Rewards Trip
On Friday 14th December, to coincide with our Christmas Jumper day, a group of students from Years 7 to 11 were taken to Cineworld in Tower Park. The trip was organised as a reward for fantastic attendance to school and attitudes to learning, throughout the academic term. All students, who’s attendance was above 96% and who... Read more.
13th December 2018
Dorset Leadership Conference
Ten students from Oak Academy were given the opportunity to attend the annual Dorset Leadership Conference, at Bryanston School, this week. The event was led by the Dorset School Games team and around 400 students, from schools across Dorset, were in attendance. The event was aimed at allowing students, who have worked hard in their schools, to share their experiences and... Read more.