On behalf of everyone at Oakwood Junior School we would like to welcome you to our website. We invite you to explore the site which is designed to share with you the life and enjoyment generated by being a part of Oakwood Junior School, a school which we are all very proud of.

Vision Statement
To celebrate excellence and achievement in ALL that WE do.

Aims for pupils
Oakwood Junior School promotes high achievement and learning by working with children to:-

  • become highly motivated to learn with an enquiring mind and a spirit of curiosity
  • try their best to achieve high standards in all areas of the curriculum
  • have high self-esteem by respecting and working well with others
  • take pride in their work and be able to work independently and collaboratively
  • look after their school and those in it – respecting themselves and the environment.

Mission for the school
We believe that each child will succeed through experiencing high quality in:-

  • a broad and challenging curriculum
  • an enriching programme of opportunities, activities, visitors and visits
  • a stimulating learning environment
  • an ethos of support, challenge and encouragement
  • a learning partnership within the wider community

We feel a partnership between children, parents and the community is crucial to achieving our aim. We hope this website will provide you with lots of useful information and a flavour of life at our thriving school. If you would like to know more you are very welcome to visit us – please contact the school to make an appointment.


Steve Darby – Head Teacher

Stop Press

Sadly the Older Person’s Easter Event we had planned for next week has been postponed. We know this will come as a huge disappointment to many of you as it is always a popular event.


Ofsted Feedback

The school is a bright and welcoming place where pupils make good progress and achieve well. Teachers plan interesting and enjoyable lessons and the school offers an excellent variety of activities to enrich pupils' learning.
Ofsted 2014

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  • March
  • 21st - DCLFC Football
  • 24th - RED NOSE DAY—(wear red!)
  • 28th - Alternative Ball Sports
  • 29th - Older Persons Easter Event Cancelled
  • 30th - Older Persons Easter Event Cancelled
  • April
  • Mon 3rd - Fri 7th - BOOK FAIR
  • 4th - Parents’ evening
  • 5th - Parents’ evening
  • 6th - Derbyshire Fire & Rescue to visit Yr6
  • 7th - last day, Easter holidays
  • 24th -Term starts, first day back to school
  • 27th -Romans in to visit Yr4
  • May
  • 4th - Zoolab in to visit Yr4
  • 8th - 12th - SAT’s week
  • 17th - Theatre group to visit school
  • 25th - Class photos
  • 26th - last day, break up for half term
  • June
  • 5th - Term starts, first day back to school
  • Mon 5th - Wed 7th - Year 6 Residential Trip to Whitemoor Lakes
  • 26th - INSET DAY
  • July
  • 26th - last day, break up for summer holidays