- Oakfield Academy
- Head: Miss Emma Wilkes
- T 01373 462539
- F 01373 453370
- E [email protected]
- W www.oakfieldacademy.co.uk
- A state school for boys and girls aged from 9 to 13.
- Boarding: No
- Local authority: Somerset
- Pupils: 622
- Religion: Does not apply
- Latest Overall effectiveness Requires improvement 1
- Outcomes for children and learners Requires improvement 1
- Quality of teaching, learning and assessment Requires improvement 1
- Personal development, behaviour and welfare Good 1
- Effectiveness of leadership and management Requires improvement 1
- 1 Full inspection 28th September 2021
- Previous Ofsted grade: Good on 2nd March 2016
- Ofsted report: View the Ofsted report
What the school says...
Situated on the western outskirts of Frome and overlooking the open countryside, Oakfield Academy provides a middle school education for the town and its surrounding villages.
At Oakfield, pupils enjoy opportunities not usually available to pupils of the middle school age range including excellent sports, design and technology, science and arts facilities.
"The Oakfield motto is to believe and achieve and our mission is to inspire all pupils to believe in their abilities and to achieve at the highest level. We are commitmed to providing the highest quality teaching and care for all of our pupils; now and for generations to come". P. M. Hill, Head Teacher. ...Read more
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Children get into the school from here:
sometimes, but not in this year
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