At Oakleigh House we are proud of the success of our pupils both inside and outside of the classroom, together with the range of activities and events we as a school community take part in and celebrate throughout the school year.

Parents and friends are kept informed of everything that is going on in school in a number of ways.  Parents are regularly contacted via email and texts to keep them updated of events, important dates and general information.

This page is regularly updated with the latest news.  Please also view our Twitter and Facebook fees for news and highlights from across the school.  You can access these from the links below.

 

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    Global Be Well Day 2021

    30th September 2021

    On Thursday 30 September 2021, more than 58,000 Cognita students, parents and colleagues around the world will celebrate our third Global Be Well Day (GBWD). This annual event is an opportunity for all our schools in Asia, Europe, the Middle East and Latin America to have a simultaneous and unified celebration of student wellbeing and it forms just one aspect of our overall focus on wellbeing.   For

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    GOLD : Rights Respecting School

    27th July 2021

    Oakleigh House School is awarded Unicef UK's Rights Respecting School Award at Gold The assessors would like to thank the children, the Senior Leadership Team, and staff for their warm virtual welcome to the school, for the opportunity to speak with adults and children during the assessment and for the detailed evidence provided to support the process. It was evident that children's rights are embedded

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    The Future of Learning

    10th June 2021

    Personal HP devices for pupils at Oakleigh House School Cognita Schools Group has launched the largest-ever school group roll out of artificial intelligence (AI). Century Tech's AI-powered learning software it has now been rolled out in 42 schools across 4 countries including UK, Spain and Switzerland. The initiative is one of the largest partnerships of its kind with over12,000 students benefiting from the technology. By

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    Reimagining What it means to 'Be Well'

    12th May 2021

    Wellbeing has become a common selling point for many schools but understanding what a school means when it says it focuses on student wellbeing  is not always easy for parents. With 40 schools in the UK, Cognita found themselves in a fortunate position to properly define wellbeing for its 9,500 students, recruiting a Director of Wellbeing early in 2019 and making it a collective priority.

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    Oakleigh House teaching goes online...

    26th March 2020

    Oakleigh House School goes online. Teachers are in touch with their pupils on a daily basis to continue their education and support their Wellbeing.

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    World Book Day 2019

    7th March 2019

    Oakleigh House celebrates World Book Day

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    St David's Day

    4th March 2019

    St David's Day was celebrated in school this year on Monday, 4th March. Pupils took part in an assembly to mark the occasion.

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    Year 6 Sailing

    7th September 2018

    Year 6 commence their 6 week RYA Level 1 Sailing Award

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    Fantastic Result at Welsh Netball Final 2018

    30th April 2018

    Our netball team came 5th overall in the Welsh Netball Finals - they won four of their matches, drew one and lost one - the first match they have lost this year!. 971 schools took part in the group stages so what an amazing achievement.

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    Netball team reach Welsh Finals

    17th April 2018

    Oakleigh House Netball team continue their success this year scoring over 60 goals and are now looking forward to their next challenge at the Welsh Netball finals.

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    Robotics visit Oakleigh

    22nd March 2018

    Our pupils had great fun this afternoon learning all about robotics with Si and Pepper from Bridgend College.  

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    Another Fantastic win by the Netball Teams

    21st March 2018

    Our Year 5 & 6 Netball teams traveled to Cathedral School, Cardiff.  Our Blue team won 20-2 and our Green Team 15-1.  

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    Swansea's Primary School Team of the Year Awards Evening

    16th March 2018

    Our netball team were very proud to be shortlisted for Primary School Team of the Year. We all enjoyed an amazing evening at the Brangwyn Hall.

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    Annual Swimming Gala

    13th March 2018

    We were delighted to welcome staff and pupils from the following schools to our annual swimming gala.

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    Congratulations to Emma

    13th March 2018

    Emma has been chosen to play in a Netball League match for the Under 13's Team.

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    Success at West Glamorgan Athletics Competition

    9th March 2018

    Year 6 pupils took part in the West Glamorgan Athletics Competition.  We are really proud of their performances.

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    Oakleigh House Eisteddfod 2018

    8th March 2018

    Pupils in Oakleigh House enjoyed participating in their St David’s Day Eisteddfod again this year. Story writing and art entries were submitted for adjudication and as always it was very difficult to select the winners.

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    Oakleigh House are awarded a Premier League football kit

    1st March 2018

    Our football team were absolutely delighted to be awarded a Premier League football kit.  They are now looking forward to wearing it at their next match.

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    Netball Success Continues

    2nd February 2018

    Oakleigh House Netball team goes from strength to strength and continues to be unbeaten this academic year.

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    Aim High at Oakleigh

    1st December 2017

    We welcomed St Michaels School to our sports lesson at the University playing fields to play football. Oakleigh continued their winning streak after a 6-3 victory against St Mikes. An entertaining first half saw Oakleigh lead 3-2 A hat-trick from Orphee, I scored 2 goals and a goal from Malachy meant Oakleigh won 6-3. Good team work By Aryan, Year 6

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    Success at Netball tournament

    1st December 2017

    Oakleigh House Netball teams competed at a tournament at Bishopston Sports Centre against other local primary schools, continuing their success and remain undefeated.

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    Swansea Bid 2021

    29th November 2017

    Mr Andrew Keen attended our assembly this morning to tell the children all about Swansea Bid 2021 and the exciting opportunities it would bring to the City. 

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    Congratulations to Deia and Emma

    22nd November 2017

    Following a number of successful netball matches this year Deia and Emma have been invited to attend trials for the South Wales Netball Association. More information in 2018

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    Football Match - Oakleigh v Llandovery College

    16th November 2017

    Year 6 football team were pleased to welcome Llandovery College to Swansea University Playing fields for a match. The final score was Oakleigh 14 - 0 Llandovery. Both teams played well.

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    Netball Match v Gowerton Primary School

    17th October 2017

    On Thursday, 12th October we welcomed Gowerton Primary to play netball at School. Oakleigh netball team were thrilled to win 12-0.

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    Guy Mercer, Osprey visits school

    11th October 2017

    We interviewed Osprey's player Guy Mercer.  He came to our school to create a stronger connection between the Ospreys and the community. Guy is on loan from Bath where, until recently, he was captain.  His position is flanker. 

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    Netball Match v Pennard Primary School

    10th October 2017

    On Thursday 5 October we had a netball match at home against Pennard Primary School. We felt really excited before the match. Oakleigh won 10-0.

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    Oakleigh Netball Match v Crwys Primary School

    4th October 2017

    On Tuesday, 3rd October some of the netball team went to Crwys School in Three Crosses.  We were very excited as it was our first game of the year. 

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    First football match of the year

    27th September 2017

    Oakleigh House Year 5 and 6 football team secured a win in their first game of their season. 

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    New Judo After School Club

    27th September 2017

    We are delighted to to offer Judo as an after school club this term. Run by Mr Paul Williams, 1st Dan, who manages the Samurai Olympic Judo Club which is the oldest club in Wales and was founded in 1957.

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    Year 2 Artists

    27th July 2017

    Year 2 were thrilled to be asked to contribute, along with other local schools, to the 60 meter-long artwork which was created for Morriston Hospital.  The illustrations which have taken pride of place on the construction hoardings are in place while further redevelopment work takes place at the hospital.

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    Giorgia visits from us from Italy

    25th July 2017

    We have the pleasure of welcoming Giorgia, a year 6 pupil from a school in Italy, to join us for the last two weeks of term. Giorgia joined in all the activities and our pupils were interested to learn about school life in Italy.  

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    Parent feedback programme at Oakleigh House wins award for innovation and excellence

    6th June 2017

    'Voice of the Parent' programme run at Oakleigh House, part of the Cognita group, has won a 2017 Confirmit ACE (Achievement in Customer Excellence) Award.

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    Oakleigh's 'excellent' Estyn report is in

    6th June 2017

    Estyn inspectors commented: "pupils enjoy their learning, work enthusiastically and engage extremely well in lessons" "a particularly effective system to assess and monitor pupils' work" "care, support and guidance make an exceptional contribution to the pupils' high standards of all-round development' "Leadership and management within the school is outstanding"

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    Oakleigh House pupils support WWF's Earth Hour

    31st March 2017

    Year 4G at Oakleigh House School joined millions of people around the globe to call for urgent action on climate change.

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    Oakleigh House School supports KIK Charity

    8th March 2017

    We were delighted to welcome Lorraine Goldsborough from the Kids in Kailahun (KIK) charity to an assembly last week. KIK is a registered charity, working in the Kailahun district of Sierra Leone, West Africa. It runs a sponsorship programme to support children who have been orphaned through war or disease. [...]

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    Oakleigh House Eisteddfod 2017

    1st March 2017

    March 1st - St David's Day Oakleigh House pupils celebrated St David's Day with their bi-annual Eisteddfod.  Pupils arrived at school wearing their Welsh costumes, rugby shirts and daffodils. Over the past weeks pupils from Year 1 to Year 6 have been working hard in preparing their entries for the [...]

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    Year 5 & 6 Football at Oakleigh House School

    7th February 2017

    Oakleigh House School Years 5 & 6 Football Team Oakleigh House boys in Years 5 and 6 are looking forward to playing in football matches this term.   These include taking part in the Swansea Schools FA competition.  They will also play matches against Llandovery College and St Michaels School. [...]

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    Oakleigh receives NACE Challenge Award

    21st September 2016

    Oakleigh House School is the 48th school in Wales, the only primary school in Swansea and the 374th school overall to achieve the prestigious NACE Cymru Challenge Award. This Award is given for high quality work by the whole school, teachers and governors, in challenging all pupils, including those with [...]

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    Welcome to our new Nursery classrooms

    14th September 2016

    We are delighted to start the new academic year with our new Nursery classrooms.  In addition the pupils have benefited from an expanded all weather play area.

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    Sporting Success

    12th July 2016

    This term we celebrated the success of our Year 3/4 mixed tennis team, who were the overall winners in their tournament in Cardiff, making them South Wales Champions. We were also delighted to hear of Jaden’s selection to the Welsh under 11 cricket squad – a fantastic achievement. The year 5/6 [...]

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    Paralympic Torch lights up School

    29th June 2016

    The pupils and staff were very excited to be chosen as one of only 100 primary schools in the UK to take part in the Rio 2016 Paralympic Torch Tour.  To help us celebrate we were joined by Rhys Jones and Liz Johnson, Paralympic athletes as well as many local [...]

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