Madeley School

North Staffordshire and Shropshire

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 North Staffordshire and Shropshire (NSS) Hub is located in Newcastle-under-Lyme and surrounding areas, and the lead school is Madeley School.

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Partnership schools and the lead school

There are eight schools in the NSS Hub.

  • Lead school: Madeley School, Newcastle Road, Madeley, Crewe CW3 9JJ
  • Headteacher: Lee Nixon
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As a relatively small secondary school, Madeley is uniquely placed to care for each child as an individual. The school takes great pride in providing a friendly, nurturing and welcoming environment for learning for all students, regardless of background or prior achievement.

The NSS Hub comprises:

By training to teach within the NSS 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 NSS Hub

  • Provider code: 1JA
  • Lead school: Madeley School

For more information on how to apply for 2021–22, please contact Kirsty Pickin or Kate Brown (see below).

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