Lost Property

All items of lost property will be placed on the school stage and can be claimed during the first two days of the school holidays (Monday 24th and Tuesday 25th July) between 10am—2pm.

After that only our Premises Team will be on site so you may have difficulty contacting a member of staff to gain access. The lost property will be on the stage on Monday 4th September (INSET day), after this day unclaimed items will be disposed of. Thank you. After that only our Premises Team will be on site so you may have difficulty contacting a member of staff to gain access. The lost property will be on the stage on Monday 4th September (INSET day), after this day unclaimed items will be disposed of. Thank you.

Teachers & Pupils visit China

10 students and 3 teachers from Oakfield Academy have been given the most amazing opportunity to visit Changsha in China for 12 days as part of the GYAP (Global Ambassador Youth Project). They have spent most of their day times in Yali Experimental Middle School working with Chinese Students, teachers and volunteers sharing their cultures and enjoying enriching and inspirational lessons planned by English and Chinese teachers. Evenings have been spent exploring the local area, markets and enjoying local cuisine. There have also been opportunities to visit a local museum as well as a day tour to the mountains. Our English students have excelled in their leadership, initiative, maturity and ability to communicate with people from a completely different culture. They have formed precious new lifelong friendships and will no doubt have memories that will remain with them for the rest of their lives.
The teachers have experienced so many 'magic moments' which have reminded them not only why they went into teaching in the first place but also why it is important that opportunities such as these are made possible.
"Where on earth do I begin to sum up what has been an incredible experience so rich in little scenarios that has reminded all of us why we are here, both as teachers and as students.......and of course as English folk experiencing the wonders of a different culture. We have been incredibly inspired by the leadership skills demonstrated by so many of our students. The joy and excitement on the faces of the Chinese students as they tested the strength of their bridges in our 'Bridge Building Challenge' is something that brought lumps to our throats! " (Ms Claire Parsons).
"Watching the Chinese students step out of their comfort zones, relax, think outside the box and embrace 'learning in a new way' has been so rewarding" (Miss Pip Nightingale).
"It is brilliant that you are immersing yourselves into the activities, having fun and supporting others. So proud of all of you. And, a huge thanks to all the teachers, you seem to have boundless energy and enthusiasm. Much appreciated." (Mrs L Verwey - parent).
"The mandarin classes with Olivia were AMAZING. I'm going to miss her SOOOO much" (Anna Shergold - Student).

Winner Royal Mail Stamp Competition

Oakfield Academy are delighted to announce that Ted Lewis Clark in Year 6 has won the Royal Mail competition to design a First Class Christmas stamp. His winning entry was selected from thousands of entries by Prince Charles. Both Ted and Oakfield will receive a cheque for £1,000 each, and will be attending an award ceremony later in the year to receive a framed version of the print, from Prince Charles.
This is only the fourth time in the Royal Mail’s 500-year history that children have designed the Christmas Stamps. Ted’s design was also approved by HM The Queen! Ted will also have a special postmark that will feature on stamped mail delivered to addresses nationwide.

Design the Cover Competition- Frome Carnival

Frome Carnival are holding a 'Design the cover competition' for their programme. The winner will receive £50 Garston Veterinary Group voucher and a £10 gift voucher.     Entry Forms are available from the Academy Office.     Entry Rules    
  • All entrants must attend either primary, middle or secondary school.
  • Only use felt tip pens or colouring pencils.
  • Entries to Sarah Holmes at Garston Veterinary group by 14.8.17.

After School Clubs

Please note that our after school clubs will not be running the last week of term. (17.7.17).

Week commencing 10.7.17  will be the last week of all the Sports clubs, Choir, Film Club, Pokemon and KS2 homework club.

KS3 Homework clubs finished Friday 7.7.17 and Cookery Club finished 6.7.17.

The Enrichment Centre will be open from 3.00-4.00 pm Monday-Thursday

Chess Champions

Congratulations to Alice 5C and Gethin 60, (pictured with Miss Wilkes) who were the ‘Beginners’ and ‘Intermediates’ champions at a recent Key Stage Two Chess Tournament. Abi from 6S was the ‘Advanced’ winner. Chess Club is run by Miss Penny during Thursday lunchtimes.    

After school Film Club 13.7.17

This weeks after school film club will be showing Rango (PG).   Please note that this will be the last film club this year.

Frome Missing Links – Artwork display

FROME MISSING LINKS TRAVEL CHALLENGE EXHIBITION   During the Frome Festival, the Artwork and Photography from Schools in the area, will be on display in the newly refurbished Town Hall.     Frome’s Missing Links’ mission is to campaign for level, traffic-free routes in and around Frome and particularly to complete the missing two miles of cycle path to link up with the Colliers’ Way that runs from Great Elm to Radstock. Children were invited to produce Artwork and Photography entitled 'My Journey to School', during a week of activities such as breakfasts, pedal powered smoothies, and Dr Bike safety checks.   Amy Yates, a local Artist who judged the competition, has invited the children to show their artwork alongside hers as part of the Frome Open Studios Art Trail. The Exhibition be on Saturday 8th to Sunday 16th July, open 11-5 daily.
 

Whooping Cough

We have a case of whooping cough here at Oakfield. Please see the guidance on our website which is located on our Parent header under attendance. Thank you,
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