Avon Fire and Rescue Service educates King’s Oak Academy students on water safety

Thursday 6th June
  Crews from Avon Fire and Rescue Service were called out to an academy in Kingswood recently – fortunately not for an emergency, but instead for an educational visit. Students from years 6-11 at King’s Oak Academy were invited to observe a range of

King’s Oak Principal on BBC Radio Bristol

Friday 24th May
King’s Oak Academy held a Democracy Day, inviting students and teachers to participate in a school-wide voting event on a range of significant issues. The event aimed to give students and pupils a deeper understanding of democratic processes. Claire Carter from BBC Radio Bristol interviewed Principal Katherine Ogden about how

King’s Oak Academy student claims national boxing title

Friday 17th May
A student from an academy in Kingswood has just become a national champion in the boxing ring. Lacey Holloway, a Year 8 student at King’s Oak Academy, is now an English Schools Boxing Champion in the under 38kg weight category. After a series of tough preliminary fights

King’s Oak pupils visit Minerva Academy

Wednesday 8th May
  Students from King’s Oak Academy’s student council, from Years 1-4, recently embarked on a visit to Minerva Primary Academy, to exchange ideas and experiences. The visit provided an opportunity for students from both academies to engage in discussions, sharing insights into their school cultures and practices.

Students enjoy Science Week

Friday 22nd March
British Science Week at King’s Oak Academy offered a diverse range of activities tailored to students of all ages. In alignment with this year’s British Science Week Theme ‘Time’, students from Years 7 to Year 11 participated in tutor-led activities aimed at conquering stereotypes in science, technology,

King’s Oak Academy celebrates democratic student council elections

Friday 15th March
Pictured: Some of the selected student councillors King’s Oak Academy introduced students to the world of democracy with a successful student council election during UK Parliament Week. All lower school pupils enthusiastically joining in with voting, debating, making speeches, and electing their representatives. Miss Palmer-Turk,

Students embark on Crest Discovery Day

Wednesday 28th February
Twenty-eight Year 9 students from King’s Oak Academy in Kingswood participated in an enriching science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) Crest Discovery Day hosted at Mewburn Ellis, a distinguished Bristol-based law firm. Crest Awards offer an introduction to real project work and give students the freedom to

King’s Oak students visit Airbus

Wednesday 28th February
Forty-Five Year 10 students from King’s Oak Academy had the unique opportunity to visit the world-renowned Airbus site in Filton for a science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) event during National Apprenticeship Week. The Bristol students started the day with a site tour of the landing gear

KOA Principal on BBC Radio Bristol

Monday 26th February
Providing invaluable opportunities for students to engage with learning outside the classroom, how important are school trips. BBC Radio Bristol presenter Joe Sims spoke to Katherine Ogden, Principal of King’s Oak Academy to get here take on the matter.     https://clf.uk/wp-content/uploads/School-Trips-Radio-Bristol.mp3

The Great Western Air Ambulance flies in for visit

Monday 26th February
The Great Western Air Ambulance team visited an academy in Kingswood to show their knowledge and expertise in dealing with an array of emergency situations. Around 240 students from Years 7-9 at King’s Oak Academy took part in a range of amazing practical demonstrations. The

Life-saving lessons from RNLI for King’s Oak students

Tuesday 20th February
Students at Bristol’s King’s Oak Academy learned how to cope in a water emergency during life-saving lessons from the Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI). Lifeboat volunteer Geoff Vian’s made a big impact on students with the delivery of five educational workshops across various year groups within the

Cabot Learning Federation Big Bake at King’s Oak

Wednesday 31st January
A host of culinary talents were on display during the first heat of the annual Cabot Learning Federation Big Bake contest at King’s Oak Academy. Taking part in this heat was King’s Oak Academy

Avon Fire and Rescue Service presentation

Wednesday 17th January
King’s Oak Academy hosted representatives from Avon Fire and Rescue Service for an informative session on fire safety, arson prevention, and community safety. The event, held for students in Year 7 to Year 11, aimed to raise awareness about essential safety measures and instil a sense of

Academy student aiming to be next England Goalkeeper

Friday 10th November
  One very talented student from King’s Oak Academy in Kingswood spent the day at the Future Lionesses Goalkeeper Training Day. Year 8 student Ruby Tucker was excited to attend St George’s Park Training Ground in Staffordshire to train alongside the England team goalkeepers. Ahead of the

King’s Oak Academy Principal on the BBC

Wednesday 1st November
  New takeaways near schools or youth clubs could be banned under proposals from Bristol City Council. As part of the Council’s new draft Local Plan, the ban would also stop three or more takeaways from opening next door to each other. King’s Oak Academy Principal, Kath