Equipment for Learning

At The Oakwood Academy, we believe that being prepared is a vital part of achieving academic success. We do not provide an exhaustive list of equipment, however we do provide the following guidance on what is essential.


  • School bag – large enough for A4 folder
  • Pencil case, Highlighter pens, calculator
  • Maths geometry kit: protractor, compass, set square.
  • Black or blue ink pens (biro or handwriting pen)
  • Red pen – for responding to marking
  • Pencil(s), eraser & sharpener
  • Coloured pencils or felts, Ruler
  • PE kit
  • Equipment for practical lessons when needed, e.g. cooking
  • Refillable water bottle (or similar) for drinking water