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 Stoke Hub is located in the Stoke-on-Trent region and surrounding areas, and the lead school is Ormiston Sir Stanley Matthews Academy, Stoke-on-Trent.
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Partnership schools and the lead school
There are ten schools in the Stoke Hub.
- Lead school: Ormiston Sir Stanley Matthews Academy, Beaconsfield Drive, Blurton, Stoke-on-Trent, ST3 3JD
- Principal: Mr Nick Brennan
- School website: www.ormistonsirstanleymatthewsacademy.co.uk
At Ormiston Sir Stanley Matthews Academy (OSSMA), the students, teachers, support staff, parents and governors, form one big family who work together to ensure that achievement and enrichment are the central aspects of their daily life together. They are committed to going the extra mile to ensure the best for their young people and achieving their vision that “All OSSMA students will be exceptional learners, experiencing a world-class education”.
The Stoke Hub comprises:
- City of Stoke-on-Trent Sixth Form College
- Endon High School
- Haywood Academy
- Ormiston Horizon Academy
- Ormiston Ilkeston Enterprise Academy
- Ormiston Meridian Academy
- Ormiston Sir Stanley Matthews Academy (lead school)
- The Co-Operative Academy Stoke-on-Trent
- Thistley Hough Academy
- Trentham Academy
By training to teach within the Stoke 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.
Click below to download out OAKS flier.
How to apply for Stoke Hub
- Provider code: 1UV
- Lead school: Ormiston Sir Stanley Matthews Academy
For more information on how to apply for 2021–22, please contact Kirsty Pickin or Kate Brown (see below).
- Kirsty Pickin (OAKS senior administrator): [email protected]
- Kate Brown (OAKS administrator): [email protected]
Latest tweets from the Stoke 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…
@oaksstokehub (Stoke hub)