Who we are
The OAKS is an Ofsted outstanding provider of initial teacher training, working with hubs spread geographically across the UK. Our mission is to nurture future professionals and give back to the local communities through high quality teacher recruitment, education and retention.
The OAKS Birmingham and Black Country (BBC) Hub is located in the Brirmingham region and surrounding areas, and the lead school is Fairfax Academy, Sutton Coldfield.
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There are fourteen schools in the Birmingham and Black Country (BBC) Hub.
- Lead school: Fairfax Academy, Fairfax Road, Sutton Coldfield, Birmingham, B75 7JT
- Headteacher: Deborah Bunn
- School website: www.fairfax.bham.sch.uk
Fairfax Academy’s mission is to “enrich the lives and transform the futures” of every one of its pupils. They achieve this by ensuring that pupils access a broad and wide-ranging curriculum while being supported in a structured, kind and caring environment. Great emphasis is placed on personal development, so pupils have access to lots of extracurricular opportunities.
The BBC Hub comprises:
- Fairfax Academy (lead school)
- George Salter Academy
- Heath Park School
- Hodge Hill Girls’ School
- Holy Trinity Catholic School
- Ormiston Forge Academy
- Ormiston NEW Academy
- Ormiston Sandwell Community Academy
- Ormiston Shelfield Community Academy
- Ormiston SWB Academy
- Stuart Bathurst Catholic High School
- Tenbury High Ormiston Academy
- Wodensborough Ormiston Academy
- Wolverhampton Girls’ High School
By training to teach within the BBC Hub, you will become part of an Ofsted graded outstanding teacher training provision. Our trainees benefit from a high-quality programme of in-school and hub-based support and training in additional to the excellent training provided by The OAKS. The combination of these programmes will help equip trainees with the skills, knowledge and practice to become highly effective teachers.
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How to apply for BBC Hub
- Provider code: 9J3
- Lead school: Fairfax Academy, Sutton Coldfield
Latest tweets from the Birmingham and Black Country Hub
RT @InitialOaks We’d like to thank everyone that attended last night at @KeeleUniversity. We were blown away with the attendees. Every one who attended clearly had a passion for their subject and working with young people. We wish them all the best of luck on their journey to become a teacher. twitter.com/InitialOaks/st…
@oaksbbchub (Birmingham and Black Country hub)