News

Oak academy’s end-of-year report: 8 things we learned

Oak National Academy’s new annual report provides insight into its impact over the last academic year and plans for...

James Carr
James Carr
News

DfE seeks public ownership of Oak as budget set to halve next term

The Department for Education wants to take Oak National Academy into public ownership, according to the group behind the...

Tom Belger
Tom Belger
News

Revealed: Oak bosses’ bid for £41m payday

Oak bosses would have been in line for a £41 million payday under their preferred proposal for the future...

John Dickens
John Dickens
News

Oak Academy scrambles to secure future as privatisation plan pulled

Oak National Academy’s future set-up has still to be finalised just weeks before government funding runs out – after...

John Dickens
John Dickens
News

Hurrah! Telecoms firms WILL now make Oak National Academy free-to-access

Mobile networks EE, O2, Three and Vodafone have said they will move to “zero-rate” the Oak National Academy after...

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
News

Oak principal says he ‘didn’t expect’ its success as data suggests half of teachers use the platform

The principal of the online Oak National Academy has said he “didn’t expect it to go as big or...

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
News

Oak academy chief urges teachers to go ‘super Blue Peter’ to stop pupils turning to TikTok

The Oak National Academy has revealed the struggle to keep pupils learning at home engaged and not watching “the...

Schools Week Reporter
Schools Week Reporter
News

Oak National Academy lessons will ‘never be sold’

The Oak National Academy has pledged it will “never sell its lessons” after the government confirmed that its charity...

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
Opinion

What Oak Academy has done well, and how it can do better

The Oak National Academy has gone from nothing to national institution in just a few months. Here, its principal...

Freddie Whittaker
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