Thursday 24.10.19 – Tricky Thursday

Letters have been sent home to Year 5 parents via parent pay regarding Tricky Thursday.

We will be holding a cake sale at break time in the Year 5 block and the pupils can dress up in Halloween costumes if they wish.

Wednesday 16.10.19 – Interform Games/PSHE day


Pupils need to wear their P.E kits to school for this day along with base layers/skins or tracksuit bottoms and their Oakfield PE hoody to keep warm.

Letters have been sent home via Parent pay giving full details. A copy can also be viewed/downloaded from our website ‘What’s on’/letters page.

As previously advised we will also be marking World Mental Health day and pupils are invited to wear a yellow accessory alongside their PE kit.

Marking World Mental Health Day

On Wednesday 16th October we will be marking World Mental Health Day. This will be through a combination of classroom based activities during the day and also taking part in #HelloYellow.
All children are invited to wear a yellow accessory for the day alongside their PE kit (Interform Games).

Examples include a hair accessory, socks, ribbons, glasses, hats/caps and scarves. Please do not allow your child to dye their hair or use face paints.

All accessories must be easily removed for their sports activity on the day.

FLP – Vacancy

The Frome Learning Partnership currently have a vacancy for an Administrator.

Grade 14 – £17,391 – £18,672 pro-rata per annum
37 hours per week, term-time only plus INSETs (actual salary £14,761 – £15,848)
Fixed-term contract to 31 August, 2020 in the first instance (subject to funding)

Frome Learning Partnership is seeking to employ an experienced, dedicated and enthusiastic administrator to work with the Partnership schools and provide support to our Child and Family Support Team, based mainly at Frome Town Hall.

Working 37 hours per week during school terms, the successful candidate will play a vital role in the day-to-day running and administration of our team, supporting some of our most vulnerable young people and their families as well as assisting with the work carried out to ensure the best possible partnership working between all Frome schools.

The successful candidate will:

• Have a patient and flexible approach to changing priorities in a busy and fast-paced working environment
• Be able to demonstrate excellent time management and IT skills, including a strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office
• Possess good communication skills, both verbal and written
• Have a demonstrably high level of literacy and numeracy, with a good eye for detail
• Be able and willing to adhere to the strictest levels of confidentiality at all times and show an understanding of the latest data protection regulations

Frome Learning Partnership is comprised of 18 schools in and around Frome and is responsible for over 4,500 pupils. All of the schools within the Partnership work collaboratively to ensure the best possible outcomes for all of its pupils as they progress towards adulthood. The Partnership also manages an Early Help Team, which provides support to vulnerable young people and their families.

If you would like to apply for this position, please request an application pack by emailing

Closing date: 12 midday on Thursday 24th October 2019

Interviews will take place on November 6th 2019

This post will be subject to a criminal background check through Disclosure procedure, satisfactory references and medical checks

Year 5 Photograph Orders

Please note that the deadline to receive photograph orders is this Monday (30.9.19).



Carnival 2019 – Winners

With our entry ‘Follow the Yellow Brick Road’ Oakfield Academy have once again won the ‘Schools & Nurseries ‘category at the 2019 Frome Carnival (two years in a row!). The fabulous weather brought out large crowds.  

Thank you to all the pupils, parents and staff who supported the day.