Why Choose Oakleigh House School?

Swansea’s only Independent Primary School

At Oakleigh House we pride ourselves on offering our pupils the very best start in life.  We are able to provide an all-round education of the highest quality that challenges and engages our children.

There are a number of compelling reasons to choose Oakleigh House for your child. Here are just a few:


“Excellent” Inspection results

Our most recent Estyn inspection report results note that our school is rated the highest achievement in 3/4 inspection areas. We are very proud of our inspection outcome. Few inspection comments below:

  • The quality of leadership and management within the school is outstanding
  • Throughout the school, pupils’ literacy skills are very strong
  • As they [pupils] progress through the school, most pupils become confident, capable independent learners
  • The school provides a curriculum that is broad and balanced

NACE Cymru Challenge Award

Oakleigh House is the only primary school in Swansea to achieve this prestigious award which is given for high quality work by the whole school, teachers and governors, in challenging all pupils, including those with high abilities, to achieve their best.


Specialist Teaching

From Nursery, all pupils receive specialist teaching in Music, Drama, and Physical Education.  In addition from Year 1  Spanish is taught as part of the curriculum.  Pupils are able to opt to receive individual tuition in a range of instruments, singing, dance and speech.


Flexible wraparound care and holiday club

  • School is open from 8am until 6pm daily.
  • There are over 20 clubs on offer to pupils from Reception to Year 6
  • Holiday club runs for 10 weeks of the year giving parent’s good quality childcare through the school holidays.

Excellent Facilities

  • Two fantastic large play areas
  • Access to Swansea University Sports Centre
  • Outdoor classroom and nature area
  • Access to Wales National Pool for swimming lessons
  • Regular exploration walks & use of tennis courts at Cwmdonkin Park


Comments from our parent survey, May 2017

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Oakleigh House Parent

The thing I love most is how all of the staff know every single child, and not just by name.

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Oakleigh House Parent

The fact that my child can barely sleep for excitement the night before going back to school following the holidays speaks volumes too!