Oaklands School

Tower Hamlets, United Kingdom

Location: Tower Hamlets, United Kingdom
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Community
Gender: Mixed
Age range: 11 - 19 years

About Oaklands School

Oaklands is a mixed, comprehensive, non-denominational secondary school with sixth form situated in East London. It is a community state school as well as a NSS (National Support School] that provides support to other schools. A smaller than average secondary school, it will provide 850 places for secondary and sixth form students between the ages of 11-18, when fully subscribed.

With over 20 years’ worth of educational success, Oaklands has been a specialist school for science since 2003 and became a specialist modern foreign language school in 2008.

Executive Headteacher

Patrice Canavan OBE MA NLE


Oaklands School is proud of our learners and they achieve results well above the national average, taking part in a range of extra-curricular activities to develop their sense of self-worth, respect and confidence. Oaklands is committed to serving the local community and being active citizens to the wider international community.

We are:

  • innovative and creative, caring and respectful, and work in partnership
  • confident in our aspirations and ability to achieve
  • contribute positively to our diverse world
  • on our learning journey             

                                                            . . . that knows no barriers 


"A culture of high expectations and aspirations for pupils. A great strength of the school is the constant reflection by the headteacher on 'how do we do better?'"

- Ofsted Report 2017

Oaklands School Ofsted Report 2017 


Address: Old Bethnal Green Road, London, E2 6PR, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 20 7613 1014
Positions available at Oaklands School