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20 Jul

Attendance Achievements

Attendance Achievements »

To celebrate our pupils who have achieved 100% attendance last academic year, along with our most improved pupils, the Attendance Team held a celebratory afternoon tea party on Thursday the 19th of July 2018, during which they were given a certificate and badge to celebrate their success.


11 Jul

Headteacher's Summer Letter - July 2018 »

The Headteacher's Summer Letter 2018.

10 Jul

Sports News »

The Year 8 & Year 9 girls were involved in the Rotherham Schools Rounders Finals on Saturday morning. 

03 Jul

Viewing Pupil Images and Videos Parental Consent Form »

Dear Parent/Carer

Following the recent data collection exercise, you are now able to view the Pupil Images and Videos Parental Consents on Go 4 Schools.


02 Jul

Jump back July

Jump back July »

This month is Jump Back July - If you can't change it, change how you think about it. Join us for 'Jump Back July' and discover ways to be more resilient to life's ups and downs ☔️🌤️

02 Jul

Goodbye Year 11

Goodbye Year 11 »

On Friday we said Goodbye to our Year 11 pupils.

27 Jun

Social Media

Social Media »

To receive updates and information from Oakwood High School, please follow us on Twitter @OakwoodHSchool and like our Facebook page Oakwood High School.

22 Jun

Sports News »

Cricket - Year 10 are now the South Yorkshire champions. They play the semi-final of the Yorkshire cup next week. Well done to them and congratulations to their coach.

Rounders - The year 9 mixed rounders team played in the Rotherham Schools Tournament on Tuesday. They were outstanding winning their group matches against Maltby, Thrybergh and Aston and then went on to beat Wickersley in the final 5 1/2 - 1/2 rounder. In four matches they scored 34 rounders and only had 3 rounders against them. They were a credit to the school.

21 Jun

RMBC Summer Events »

Summer Mix offers events and activities for young people and adults in and around Rotherham Town Centre in July and August, including Clifton Park Museum, Boston Castle, Town Centre, Riverside Library and Clifton Park.

20 Jun

Launch of new DfE Website »

The DfE has launched a new website designed to inform students, parents, employers and anyone working in education on the GCSE reforms, 9-1 grades, higher education, grade conversions etc. 

20 Jun

Attendance Rewards

Attendance Rewards »

Please see attached poster for details of our Summer Term attendance rewards.

08 Jun

Cricket News »

Our Year 10 pupils played Wickersley in the quarter final of the South Yorkshire cup this week

04 Jun

Joyful June

Joyful June »

This month - as you may have guessed from the subject heading is Joyful June - "Enjoy the little things in life, for one day you'll look back and realise they were big things" (Robert Brault).

25 May

Sporting Success »

Congratulations to our Year 9 girls who played in the Rotherham Schools Rounders Tournament yesterday and have made it through to the finals on Saturday 7th July. They beat Wickersley in their final game.

18 May

U17s Italy v Belgium Football Match

U17s Italy v Belgium Football Match »

Several of our pupils were flag bearers and ball boys/girls for the Under 17s Italy v Belgium football match at the New York Stadium in Rotherham.

16 May

Sporting Achievements

Sporting Achievements »

Some of our pupils achieved sporting success over the weekend, achieving 1st, 2nd and 3rd places.

09 May

Y11 Tree Plant

Y11 Tree Plant »

The Y11 Class of 2018 planted a cherry tree earlier this week to celebrate the start of their GCSE exams.

08 May

Ramadan 2018 »

A letter from the Headteacher about Ramadan


04 May

Y11 Pupils »

Please see the following letter from the Headteacher regarding Year 11 pupils.

02 May

Meaningful May

Meaningful May »

May is meaningful May. Please see the attached poster.

01 May

Oakwood Awards Ceremony

Oakwood Awards Ceremony »

By invitation only, this event will showcase Pupils high quality work.

19 Apr

Pupil achievement award

Pupil achievement award »

Well done to one of our Year 8 pupils who Yesterday won an achievement award.

18 Apr

Magna STEM Event

Magna STEM Event »

Year 8 pupils at Oakwood, and some of their parents, have today enjoyed the STEM event ‘Get up to speed’ at Magna in Rotherham. 

17 Apr

Rotherham Interchange refurbishment »

As you may be aware Rotherham Interchange and car park will be closed for refurbishment from Sunday 29 April 2018 for approximately 12 months. 

12 Apr

Active April

Active April »

Please see the attached poster. This month is all about being active. Remember we should always be looking after our physical health as well as our mental health.

10 Apr

Sport Relief update

Sport Relief update »

We are delighted to announce that as a school we managed to raise a total of £1058.44 for Sport Relief. Thank you to all those who supported in whatever way they could and a special thanks to the PE team.

21 Mar

Step up for Sport Relief 2018

Step up for Sport Relief 2018 »

Sport Relief is when the British public comes together to get active, raise money and change lives. This time, it’s bigger than ever and Oakwood are getting involved in a number of different ways. 

13 Mar

Launch of Go4Schools mobile app

Launch of Go4Schools mobile app »

We are pleased to show you the first release of the Go4Schools mobile app for parents and pupils.

12 Mar

Football Success! »

A number of girls were involved int the Rotherham football championships last week.

02 Mar

Creative Writing Club

Creative Writing Club »

Pupils from the Creative Writing club raised a fantastic £56 for Book Aid International during their Harry Potter themed bake sale on Thursday 1st March.

27 Feb

Uncertain Weather »

Dear Parents/Carers. During this time of uncertain weather, we will do all that we can to keep the school open to all pupils

23 Feb

Football Success »

Congratulations to the Y7 football team.

07 Feb

Tutor Review Day 13 March 2018 »

Tutor Review Day 13 March 2018, online appointment booking.


23 Jan

Inspiring Youth Awards Success

Inspiring Youth Awards Success »

The Inspiring Youth Awards is a South Yorkshire Police led project open to anybody aged between 13 and 17 years.

18 Jan

School Production December 2018

School Production December 2018 »

Our next school production will be 'The Sound of Music'.  Performances will take place on the 18th, 19th and 20th of December 2018.

21 Dec

Fantastic response to our shoe box appeal

Fantastic response to our shoe box appeal »

Our aim was to set all the forms the task of creating a 'shoe box' filled with non-perishable items to give to a homeless person this Christmas.

21 Dec

Town Hall visit

Town Hall visit »

Pupils from years 8, 9 and 10 enjoyed a trip to the town hall on Friday the eighth of December.


15 Dec

Annie Production

Annie Production »

Tickets are still available for Annie.

13 Dec

Annie Production - Menu

Annie Production - Menu »

We will be serving food and drink at our Annie Productions, so come along and have something to eat or drink before the performance or during the interval.

12 Dec

Oakwood Christmas lights display

Oakwood Christmas lights display »

We have a beautiful light and snowflake display in our main Atrium to celebrate the Christmas season.

12 Dec

Christmas shoe box appeal

Christmas shoe box appeal »

On Thursday the 21st December, the charity Shiloh will be visiting the school.  Our aim is to set all the forms the task of creating a 'shoe box' filled with non-perishable items to give to a homeless person this Christmas.


04 Dec

Pupils meet professional dancer

Pupils meet professional dancer »

Pupils were thrilled to meet Megan Louch who is a dancer in the London West End production of "Annie". 

24 Nov

Sporting Success »

Congratulations to the U13 girls football team who played in the Rotherham Premier League Cup on Tuesday.

23 Nov

Official opening of Oakwood High School

Official opening of Oakwood High School »

Our new school building was officially opened on Thursday 26th October 2017 by the Rt Hon Justine Greening MP, Secretary of State for Education and Minister for Women and Equalities.


23 Nov

Ex Year 11 Presentation Evening

Ex Year 11 Presentation Evening »

Our Ex Y11, Class of 2017 Presentation Evening took place on Monday 13 November 2017. 

08 Nov

Oakwood Remembers

Oakwood Remembers »

Staff and pupils are showing their respect for Remembrance Day.

24 Oct

Tutor Review Day 22 November 2017 »

Tutor Review Day Wednesday 22 November 2017, online appointment booking.

24 Oct

Visit by HM Lord-Lieutenant of Sheffield

Visit by HM Lord-Lieutenant of Sheffield »

Today we welcomed Andrew Coombe, Her Majesty's Lord-Lieutenant of Sheffield on a special visit to the school.

12 Oct

Pupils champion new mental health campaign

Pupils champion new mental health campaign »

Pupils across Rotherham wore yellow on Tuesday to show other young people that they’re not alone when it comes to their mental health as part of a new campaign launch.

11 Oct

100% Attendance Achievers 2016-2017

100% Attendance Achievers 2016-2017 »

Several pupils from across all year groups achieved 100% attendance during the school year 2016-2017.

06 Oct

#HelloYellow »

Tuesday the 10th of October is World Mental Health day. We are inviting pupils to wear something yellow to encourage us all to be aware of our mental health. Alongside this we are helping Rotherham launch their STILL campaign.

04 Oct

Go4Schools Launch Year 7 »

We are pleased to announce the launch of Go4Schools to Year 7 parents/carers. This is an interactive web-based system which provides 24/7 access to real time information about your child's education. 

29 Sep

Outstanding Oakwood Bake Off

Outstanding Oakwood Bake Off »

As part of the Macmillan world's biggest coffee morning, each tutor group was invited to enter decorated cupcakes into the Oakwood Bake Off.

26 Sep

Ex Oakwood Pupil lands dream job with ITV

Ex Oakwood Pupil lands dream job with ITV »

Becky Lancashire who left Oakwood in 2011, has secured a role as a trainee Production Journalist with ITV.

25 Sep

Attendance Matters

Attendance Matters »

This weeks assembly focused on attendance and punctuality and was led by the Attendance Team, Miss Riordan and Miss Timons. 

20 Sep

Y7 Chromebook distribution »

We will be distributing Year 7 Chromebooks on Wednesday 4 October 2017.

18 Jul

Cricket Success! »

Our Y8 (now Y9) Cricket team became the Rotherham Champions last Thursday.

12 Jul

Headteacher's Summer Letter - July 2017 »

Click here to read the latest letter from the Headteacher.

07 Jul

Creative Writing Club

Creative Writing Club »

Would you like to join the School's Creative Writing Club?

07 Jul

National Students Art Competition »

As a School we annually submit work to the National Students Art Competition.

07 Jul

Forthcoming trips abroad »

In order to help with you planning and budgeting, we would like to make you aware of the trips abroad the school is intending to run over the next three years.

06 Jul

Local Author Visit

Local Author Visit »

Local Author, Peter J Murray visited us on 19th June 2017 to give a presentation to our Year 8 pupils.

27 Jun

Prefect Celebration 22nd June 2017 »

Successful applicants attended a special assembly where Mr Naisbitt presented each pupil with their Prefect badge.

20 Jun

Attendance Rewards »

The Attendance Team will be hosting a celebration event in school today to congratulate pupils who have achieved 100% attendance. The pupils will be receiving rewards and certificates.