School tours

An opportunity to see the school in action during the school day and meet the Headteacher, Mr Rodriguez. Tours start at 9 am and last no longer than an hour and a half.  Children are most welcome to attend.

  • Wednesday 11 March at 9 am
  • Thursday 19 March at 9 am
  • Thursday 26 March at 9 am

Please call 01444 414001 to book your place.

Students succeed at UK Maths Challenge

In early February, 58 Oathall students in Years 9, 10 and 11 took part in this year’s UKMT Intermediate Maths Challenge. This competition, organised by the charity UK Mathematics Trust is recognised nationally as one of the largest and most prestigious maths competitions.

We are pleased to announce that this year, Oathall’s high performing mathematicians were awarded 4 gold, 11 silver and 15 bronze certificates. Gold certificates were awarded to Lucas Foreman, Kathryn Hook, Matt Keeble and John Moore. Only the top 40% of students nationally go on to receive a gold, silver or bronze certificate in the ratio 1:2:3.

We are especially pleased to report that Lucas Foreman and Matt Keeble have subsequently been invited to participate in the pink European Kangaroo round. This round is sat by around 6000 of the most talented students nationally and involves pupils from over 30 countries worldwide.

Mr Taylor, Head of Maths Faculty, said:

“Well done to all of the students who took part this year and special congratulations go to the students who succeeded in achieving certificates. Good luck to our two highest scoring students as they go on to participate in the Intermediate Kangaroo round.”

Spring and summer term dates

School will start at the normal time on Monday 23 February and the spring term ends on Friday 27 March. The Easter break runs from Monday 30 March until Friday 10 April. The college will be closed for an INSET day on Monday 13 April. Summer term commences at the normal time on Tuesday 14 April.

To Kill A Mockingbird – review by Charlotte Weller

On Friday 23rd of January, 50 pupils from year 11 piled onto a coach and journeyed to Chichester. We went to see the Chichester Festival Theatre’s production of ‘To Kill  Mockingbird’, the groundbreaking and literary classic written by Harper Lee.

To_Kill_a_Mockingbird_54181775675db‘To Kill a Mockingbird’ is one of the exam texts that two of the year 11 English Literature classes are studying. Seeing the book in front of us visually in the form of a play was a fantastic opportunity for us to consolidate our knowledge on the plot, the key themes of the novel and the main characters. This is all essential information we need to understand and include in our English Literature exam.

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