Parent area

At Oldfield School we aim to work in partnership with students and parents to raise students’ expectations and standards of achievement in a caring, secure and supportive environment.  We value enormously the links between school and home; success is built on strong partnerships.  We appreciate that our partnership with parents and carers is vital and hope that this section of the website will keep you informed and up to date on specific information.

Reports and Parents’ Evenings

Reports represent a significant aspect of home to school communication. Reports are sent home three times a year at the end of Terms 2, 4 and 6. These are data-rich reports allowing you to see how your child is progressing in all the subjects. In the report at the end of Term 6, you will receive the usual quantitative data report but also a qualitative written comments section from your child’s tutor and Head of Year.

One parent evening is arranged for each year group during the school year.  Parents/carers will receive a letter of invitation and have the opportunity to make an appointment through our online booking system.

Download parent guide for booking appointments

Parent Evening Dates for 2017 -18

Year 7 12 October 2017, 03 May 2018
Year 8 07 November 2017, 12 June 2018
Year 9 22 February 2018
Year 10 09 January 2018, 21 June 2018
Year 11 07 December 2017
Sixth form 25 January 2018, 05 July 2018

Parents of Year 6 children

We hold an Open Evening and Open Day in the first term of the new school year.  This is an excellent opportunity to visit the school and get a feel of what it’s like to be at Oldfield.

A “New Intake Evening” is held every Summer term for parents/carers of children that will be joining us in the following September.  There is also a “New Intake Day” for the children themselves to come and experience a full day at Oldfield in the Summer, and prior to all this, members of our staff visit all the primary schools to talk to pupils that will be joining in September.

We are always keen to see parents/carers about any aspect of a pupil’s education. It is vital that appointments are made to ensure that you see the appropriate person. When contacting the school, parents/carers should give the name of their child’s form tutor.