I love coming to Oakwood Academy because you learn lots of new things and make really good friends. Class 10C
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The school has developed strong links and partnerships through its Specialist College programme with:

  • Springwood Primary School, The Friars Primary School, Monton Green Primary School and Salford College. Partnership activities are based on the sharing of facilities, staff expertise and general resources. Areas of curriculum support: Art, MFL, ICT, Sport/PE, Design and Technology, Music, Dance and Food Technology. This year a focus has been in supporting the transition years: year 6/7 and Post-16.
  • Lowry Outlet, Salford Quays. The Outlet has kindly allowed pupils to use their units to sell retail items (pictures/lamps/lights/etc) as part of our enterprise projects and to exhibit BTEC Media course work.
  • The Lowry Theatre, Salford Quays. Pupils regularly perform in the Studio and Quays Theatre and will on occasion exhibit art work in the Theatre’s exhibition areas.
  • The TEN centre based at Harrop Fold Specialist Arts College. The TEN centre provide Oakwood’s staff with ICT related CPD courses and offer a wealth of cutting edge ICT equipment and expertise for the pupils. Regular trips are planned to use the equipment and the immersive sensory room across many curriculum strands.


Oakwood Academy, Chatsworth Road, Ellesmere Park,
Eccles, Manchester M30 9DY
Tel: 0161 921 2880