We have recently increased our Year 7 intake number to 180 students.

If you would like your child to attend Oaklands School please apply directly to Tower Hamlets and follow their admissions procedures.

The policy and arrangements for admission to the school are set out in the Local Authority’s school admissions booklet ‘Starting School in Tower hamlets’ which can be accessed at:

Tower Hamlets Admissions

Alternatively, a paper copy can be obtained from the Local Authority’s Pupil Admissions Team

Pupil Admissions Team
Mulberry Place,
5 Clove Crescent
London E14 2BG

Tel: 020 7364 5006
Fax: 020 7364 4311

New Starters Year 7

A warm welcome to all Year 7 students joining us at Oaklands in September 2019!

We are delighted you have chosen Oaklands for your child's secondary education and we look forward to working with you and your child to ensure that you have a rewarding and enjoyable experience at Oaklands. Your child will join a successful school with high levels of progress and a strong community ethos.

Transition Team

Our Transition Team is led by Mr Lloyd Crowther (Assistant Headteacher/KS3 Leader for academic and progress concerns) and Mr Miah (KS3 Pastoral Leader for all pastoral concerns) supported by Ms Khatun (Pastoral Assistant).

Mr Lloyd Crowther Assistant Headteacher / KS3 Leader 

Mr Abu Miah KS3 Pastoral Leader 

Ms Shabira Khatun KS3 Pastoral Assistant


Other key contacts for Inclusion concerns are:

Mr Jason Bonning (Associate Headteacher and Safeguarding Lead)

Ms Ruhena Begum (Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead)

Mr Jonathan Cheedy (SENCO). 


Key Dates 2019

Oaklands has an exciting induction programme aimed at ensuring that your child's transition to secondary school is as seamless and effective as possible.

We offer additional induction days to allow students to familiarise themselves with staff, students, the building and procedures before they arrive in September.

  • Interview Date – week beginning Monday 29th April 2019 (you will be informed of timings of this in due course)
  • Borough-wide Induction Day 1: Friday 5th July 2019 – 9.00am to 2.35pm
  • Induction Day 2: Thursday 25th July 2019 – 9.00am to 1.30pm
  • First Day of School: Tuesday 3rd September 2019

In the coming weeks, you will be receiving an information booklet which contains key information to support you and your child during their transition to Oaklands. There would also be details of what your child would need to bring along to the interview during the week commencing 29 April so please take note.