Please note The Oaks are not participating in non uniform day on Friday 15th March. Pupils must wear school uniform as normal. Thanks for your support with this.
Some of the Sixth Form entered an ironing competition at Durham New College. They all did really well and demonstrated excellent skills and knowledge.
Dear parents and carers
The Oaks have secured a collection at Tesco stores in Bishop Auckland, Newton Aycliffe and Darlington main stores. If you shop there please get a token and pop it in the collection marked ‘The Oaks’ – Go Read Bus!
The Friday afternoon communication group have worked really hard to design and make board games with the theme of being a good communicator. They finally had the opportunity to try them today.
The school celebrated World Book Day today by having a big “bookie brekkie”. Students shared breakfast and and a story.
This afternoon pupils in 7D have been learning why people used to make pancakes before Lent began. We then tried our hand at making some, although no one was brave enough to try and toss their pancake!
On Friday WO2 Metcalfe of the Royal Army Medical Corps visited science club to teach the class some medical techniques and discuss careers in medicine in the Armed Forces.
The Oaks School were delighted to win the ASDA green token scheme, Donna Allison from ASDA Spennymoor came to present a cheque for £500.00 toward books for the ‘Go Read Bus’. Pictured are Donna Allison community liaison , Sara Swales coordinator of English, literacy and communications and one of our students outside of the bus.