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All the parents we spoke to praised the teaching. ‘Superb!’ said one, ‘solid and structured’ said another. Great emphasis on making learning fun – just before our visit, the younger children had been treated to their own specially-chartered tube ride as part of a unit on transport, courtesy of an Oakfield mum who works as a tube train driver. Lots of trips, clearly relished by all the children we talked to. ‘In English we’re writing horror stories, so we’re going to the London Dungeon!’ enthused a year 6 child.

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What the school says...

Oakfield were inspected by ISI in May 2014 and we are very proud of their comments and findings. Please visit our website for further information about Oakfield.

'Staff are highly committed to providing the best education or children. They have an excellent understanding of how young children learn and develop.

'Children in the EYFS setting receive an outstanding start to their school careers.

'Pupils are confident and articulate them and readily express their opinions in lessons. They reach exceptionally high standards in reading.

'By the time pupils leave the school, they have a good standard of personal development and are well prepared as well-rounded individuals for the next stage of their education.

Independent Schools Inspectorate Report May 2014
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Principal

Since 2011, Mrs Jane Stevens, BA PGCE (50s). Smart, elegant, cordial, decisive, she is possibly the only black female head of a British independent school at time of writing, and by any standards is pretty impressive. Born in the UK, she spent the first seven years of her life in Nigeria before her family moved back to England. Boarded at the Brentwood Ursuline Convent High School in Essex (the school no longer takes boarders), then read psychology at Manchester. Worked briefly in the city, hated it, went back to Manchester to do a PGCE and has been in education ever since. Began her career at ILEA, then moved to the independent sector in 1996 when the GDST invited her to set up the early years unit at Wimbledon High. After a spell as head...

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