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Oakwood Students Become Dementia Friends

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Students from Oakwood Primary Academy have joined the 1 million strong group of individuals who are becoming Dementia Friends! The Alzheimer’s Society: Dementia Friends programme is the biggest initiative ever launched to change perceptions of Dementia.  A group of Year 5 Oakwood students, who recently gained ‘Dementia Friends’ status, volunteered at…

Our Mexican Partnership Visit 2015

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Oakwood Primary Academy in Leeds have played host this month, to their Mexican partnership school Colegio Americano de Tabasco, in a British Council initiative called Connecting Classrooms. The initiative encourages intercultural understanding and provides students with the opportunity to develop knowledge and understanding of global issues.  The partnership centres on active…

Remembrance Day 2015

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On the 11th November some of the children here at Oakwood were able to go into Leeds city centre to watch the Remembrance Day service which took place on the Headrow.  It's great to be able to bring our students to events like these to help them learn about respect and values.  While…