Spring has sprung

Congratulations! You’ve got to the end of another long term. The spring term can be quite lovely, if we get that spring sunshine and see those daffodils and snowdrops early in the season. However, this year has not been that great. We’ve had poor weather; certainly, a very mixed bag. We are now, though, at […]

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British Biology and Chemistry Olympiads

TRC Principal, Joel Wirth, presented Gold, Silver and Bronze certificates to our high achieving A Level Biology and Chemistry students this lunchtime for their achievements in the British Biology and Chemistry Olympiads. These competitions are designed to challenge, inspire and showcase student talent in the subjects in nationally recognised competitions. A massive congratulations to all.

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The little things do make a big difference

It’s been a long old haul. This year, the disjointed and disconnected run from January through to the Easter break, has been something of a challenge. With snow and industrial action possibly making it more difficult this year, than usual, for the pupils and students, for parents and for the staff. And in addition, we […]

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Active Travel Ambassador Programme

The Active Travel Ambassador (ATA) programme provides young people aged 11 to 16 with the confidence and skills to address transport issues affecting their school community. Through interviews, a site audit and tutor hands up survey, Oakwood’s ATAs found out that most young people travel in cars when they can walk due to timing issues, […]

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Language Classes for Business

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Red nose?

I recognise that this has been another very difficult week for us all in schools and in college. There’ll be no comments about the strike action taken, but I recognise that, whoever you are and whatever position you’ve taken it will not have been an easy week for you to manage. I really do hope […]

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IWD

In amongst all the noise about the weather (typically British topic of conversation, although to be fair it has been quite a dump) and the governmental approach to asylum seekers (I’m with you Gary!), you may well have missed a really important day / date. Something which has passed many people by, but which should […]

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TRC student selected for AoC Netball Squad

Congratulations to the amazing TRC student Mollie Buckley who is one of 21 players selected to play for the AoC England Netball team. There were 250 players invited to the trials.   Mollie has played in all AoC games so far and England have won all four. She has been voted Player of the Match […]

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A good read?

Meteorologically Spring has sprung, although it really doesn’t feel like it. And another World Book Day has come and gone. Depending upon the stage and age of your child this day has a differing resonance. That said, parents of younger children, will face World Book Day from a challenging perspective. On this day we have […]

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