Amazing learning and the learning journey is at the centre of everything we do. We embrace the individuality of every learner and we do all we can to enable them to do better than they can ever imagine possible. We support and encourage our students to be self- reflective, independent and to take increasing responsibility for their learning, enabling them to achieve to the best of their ability. We are a happy, nurturing and hardworking school where students thrive in our individualised, supportive learning environment using the International Primary Curriculum alongside the UK National Curriculum.
Amazing learning happens when our learners simply surprise themselves – and their parents and teachers, too – with the levels of learning they have reached. They have got better to a level beyond that which they thought was remotely possible.
Because this level of learning is amazing, it doesn’t happen every day. But it should happen every so often for everyone in Oaks. We want our children to leave us with a memory of how they were supported to reach a level that they can’t quite believe they achieved. We want them to take that memory of excelling beyond themselves into the next stage of their education and to help them inspire others.
In classrooms, our teachers continually assess how well their pupils are achieving the learning objectives set for them. Teachers then use this knowledge of the child to help plan future lessons appropriately and provide any specific additional support or extension they may need.
There is a big difference between classroom environments where children are busy and classroom environments where children are busy learning. We make sure lessons are genuinely focused on helping children and students get better.