Welcome to The Oakwood Academy website.

It is a pleasure to welcome you to The Oakwood Academy. We have an ethos based on high expectations and are ambitious about all that we do. The 2017 GCSE results saw students continue to achieve well in the core subjects. Similar to 2016, approximately 60% of the year 11 cohort left with a good grade in English and Mathematics, providing them with an excellent foundation for further study or employment going forward.

The Oakwood Academy benefits from modern and spacious facilities which ensure an inspiring learning environment, where students thrive academically and socially. The academy also offers a vibrant extra-curricular programme, giving students the opportunity to develop into independent, resilient and well-rounded individuals. Our experienced and dedicated pastoral team are committed to ensuring the students feel safe and secure and make positive choices in engaging with the life of the school and the wider community. We believe it is important to develop a strong relationship between home and school in ensuring our high standards are maintained and each individual student reaches their potential.

We are sponsored by The Redhill Academy Trust, a local outstanding provider and continue to benefit from the expertise and support needed to deliver success to students. Many Oakwood students go on to study at The Redhill Academy’s high performing sixth form provision at the end of year 11. Having recently been Deputy Headteacher at Redhill, I believe this partnership gives us the opportunity to continue our improvement as an excellent school and we fully share their core principles:

  • High expectations of all students
  • Valuing and celebrating academic achievement
  • Outstanding teaching for all students
  • Widening students’ experiences through a range of extra-curricular activities including sports and the performing arts

I am proud to be the Headteacher of The Oakwood Academy. We have a talented staff team that will always work tirelessly to support, nurture and challenge the hardworking students at the academy. I hope you find the website useful and if you cannot find the information you are seeking, please do not hesitate to contact us directly.

Mike Hardy
Headteacher

Year 5 Tours
Year 5 Tours

Parents/guardians of Year 5 students are warmly invited to attend a welcome tour of our Academy on Tuesday 2 July at 9.30am or 1.30pm or Friday 5 July at 9.30am
If you are interested in attending we ask that you make an appointment with Mrs Wright Read More

Year 11 GCSE Exams - May / June 2019

Year 11 GCSE Exams - May / June 2019
The year 11 GCSE exams take place from Wednesday 8th May to Friday 14th June. During this time, students taking afternoon exams will be allowed to leave school at the end of their exam. This only applies to aftern Read More

News Flash

Year 11 Commendation Evening

- The Oakwood Academy was delighted to have had the opportunity to welcome parents and students to the Year 11 Commendation Evening. It was a pleasure to be able to celebrate the achievements and personal qualities of our students who have worked very. Read More

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