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Teacher Training within the Stafford Hub

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Do you want to inspire, motivate, support, guide, and share your subject passion with young people in the Stafford area?  If so, please contact Sir Graham Balfour, our lead school for the Staffordshire Hub. Please download their New Flyer and/or click here for further information.

Trainee Post

A ‘Bit’ of a Blast from the Past

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Mike Hanson, a current OAKS Computer Science trainee with a background in digital art, has been extremely busy making his mark in his placement school, Sir Thomas Boughey Academy. Mike has provided us with examples of sample material from a Computing Christmas Fayre exhibit; this […]

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PGCE Sessions @ Keele

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Our trainees were back at Keele today, taking part in two separate sessions during the day. The ‘Managing Other Adults in our Classroom’ session, delivered by Erica Clifford, guided our trainees on how to engage with other classroom staff effectively to promote pupil progress. This […]

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The OAKS @ The Train to Teach Roadshow (31/01/18)

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Interested in a career in teaching? The OAKS will be represented at the Train to Teach Roadshow, hosted at Staffordshire University on Wednesday 31st. January 2018. If you are interested in a career in teaching, come along and find out everything you need to know […]

Training & CPD

Sparking Subject Creativity

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On our latest Subject Expert Day, some of the sessions were held at Keele; others were held within the partnership schools of our Subject Experts. These sessions are always well received by the trainees and the latest session was no exception. Students commented on the […]

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Preparation for End of Phase

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For our current trainees, it will soon be the end of phase two. Whilst it is the responsibility for the Subject Mentors to complete the report, we strongly advise our trainees to take ownership of the report by organising evidence within the files. Evidence is […]

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Have your say…

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We are constantly looking at developing and improving our website further. We will be sending out a short questionnaire over the next couple of weeks to our current trainees. We would value any comments or suggestions from any of our readers. If you have any […]

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Social Media @ The OAKS

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We’re on Social Media. Please follow us on our social media channels to be the first to find out about all our latest news and forthcoming events.  We’re on both Facebook and Instagram, so please follow, like and all of that other good stuff to spread the word! […]

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Contributions Welcome

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We realise that there is a huge amount of great work going on out there within our Partnership. We’re looking to post information on events and celebrate our practice. We’d welcome contributions from a variety of readers: OAKS staff, school-based staff, trainees past and present. […]

Training & CPD

English as an Additional Language (EAL) Day 2018

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Our recent, EAL Day was very well received and allowed our trainees to develop an understanding of the challenges faced by children learning English as an additional language. This also provided the opportunity to experience and understand the diverse nature of settings within an urban […]

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Welcome to The OAKS Experience blog!

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Welcome to The OAKS Experience! We will be adding some more posts within the coming weeks to highlight some of the fantastic practice and events that are taking place within The OAKS and our Partnership schools. If you have any comments for us, please use […]