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Fun and Team Work at the Robinwood Residential

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A school trip to Robinwood Residential saw Year 5 students embark on some interesting adventures! Students took part in a three day, two night course aimed at 7-11 year olds: The trip packed in 15 activities that; developed team work, challenged students and stimulated imagination. The Residential is housed in Dobroyd…

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…

Choir Festivities at 1 Angel Square

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There were some special little visitors in 1 Angel Square, Manchester yesterday. They’d travelled all morning to get there and were full of Christmas spirit and joy. No it wasn’t Santa’s elves, it was the fantastic school choir from Oakwood Primary Academy, one of the sponsored co-operative academies! The 7 to…

NSPCC Bobble Hat Day 2015

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This year the NSPCC wanted us all to rustle up our antlers and become a bobble hat hero for the day. So this Friday we did exactly that! Our bobble hat day to raise money for the NSPCC Childline Services was a great success, raising a fabulous £204.71!! Well done to all…

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…