Oakhill Primary Academy

  • Doncaster Rd, Ardsley, Barnsley, S71 5ag
  • 01226 284493
  • 01226 785297

About Us  »  Vision and Aims

Dear Visitor,

Welcome to OakhilI Primary Academy. I hope you will be able to use this site to find out all you need to know about us.

On 1st September 2016 Oakhill became part of Wellspring Academy Trust.  Wellspring is a Multi Academy Trust with Academies in Leeds, Barnsley, Huddersfield, Lincolnshire & Grimsby.  It is a local Trust founded by Barnsley College as sponsor in 2012.  The governors of Oakhill have welcomed the opportunity to become part of a bigger family of schools.  As part of Wellspring we have the purpose to achieve together and we have the toolkit to help us be successful.

Our children are:
  • valued for their indviduality
  • confident and caring citizens of the world
  • inquisitive learners who thrive on challenge
  • successful and achieve fantastic things
  • friendly

Governors and staff care about both wellbeing and academic excellence and aim to help children develop in all areas so that they are fully prepared for the next step of their lives when the time comes to leave. 

Our teaching staff are:
  • skilled
  • enthusiastic
  • reflective  
  • have high expectations of ourselves, each other and the children
  • make learning fun!
We offer:
  • A happy caring, bright and stimulating learning environment
  • Extensive grounds which includes a large sports field
  • An exciting currculum to ensure children develop and and apply basic skills in reading, writing and mathematics across all areas of their learning
  • A school wide culture to ensure children develop personal and strong moral values which include respect, understanding, collaboration and ambition