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Welcome to Oakfield Infant and Junior Schools Federation

Our Vision Statement

We promote a positive culture where emotional and physical well being are paramount. 

We provide a welcoming, nurturing community into which all may happliy come.

Our aim is for each child to reach their full potential, to be confident, keen and resilient learners who are well prepared for their next steps.


Ethos and Values

At our schools we provide a welcoming, happy, caring and safe community.

We work in close partnership with parents, carers and the wider community to provide high quality educational opportunities and experiences of school life.

We provide a carefully planned curriculum and well structured environment in order to offer a high quality education that is broad, rich and exciting for all pupils.

By supporting and challenging every child we aim to help each of them to develop their individual skills and abilities to their full potential.

We welcome prospective parents, carers and children to visit our schools to experience all that we can offer.

Mrs J. Jacques, Executive Head Teacher

Diary Dates

School News

5 Maple Projects

The children in 5 Maple were given the opportunity this afternoon to share their May Half Term homework projects with the rest of the class. Take a look at some of the amazing work we have done!

Aliens at Oakfield!

We had some very exciting sightings of alien visitors on our school field last week! In our literacy lessons we used the clues they left behind to decide where they might have come from and why they had decided to visit us. Then we wrote some friendly letters to...

Tri-Golf Tournament

Some of our Year 2 children went to Cardinal Hume Catholic School last week to compete in a Tri-Golf Tournament against some other Gateshead schools. The children learnt some new skills and thoroughly enjoyed their afternoon. Well done to those involved!


Reception had great fun taking part in the Pyjamarma at Saltwell park. The children joined in the activities provided by Gateshead Library staff and after their packed lunch had a great time playing in the park.

Moving Pictures

We have started a new topic in our Art and DT lessons about moving pictures in books. We looked at different types of moving pictures including flaps, sliders, levers and wheels. We then created some of our own sliders related to the story of 'The Gingerbread Man'! We...


Executive Head Teacher: Mrs J Jacques
Head of Infant School: Mrs C Ackerley
Head of Junior School: Mr M Thompson

Infant School
0191 487 0354
SENCo: Mrs Ackerley
Admin Officer: Mrs Gair

Junior School
Tel: 0191 433 4086
SENCo: Mrs Simpson
Admin Officer: Mrs Routledge

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