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Legal Status

Oaklands Catholic School and Sixth Form College converted to academy status on 1st September 2011 and has become a company limited by guarantee.  We are registered at Companies House and operate in the multi academy trust of Edith Stein Catholic Academy Trust . As an Academy we receive our funding directly from the Education Funding Agency and our financial year runs from 1st September through to 31st August.

Our articles of memorandum and association are the primary governing documents of the academy and we are regulated by the EFA as well as having to ensure compliance with company law and charitable status regulations. The Governors currently act as trustees and directors of the Academy Trust Company. For more information about our Governors go to our Governing Body page. As an Academy we are required to publish the following documents which can be downloaded here:-

  • Annual Report and Financial Statements
  • Related Party Transactions
  • Pupil Premium Statement

Governors Voluntary School Development Fund

For a number of years the school has been running a very successful Governor’s Voluntary School Development Fund which has helped to raise much needed money to improve the quality of provisions for students. Please read the letter from our Chair of Governors to understand what a difference your help can make.

Letter to Parents from the Chair of Governors

How better can you spend 40p per school day than by improving the facilities at your child’s school?


Click to download the Gift Aid Declaration Form

Click to download the Standing Order Form


Online Payments

The school operates an online facility for payment of trips, tuition fees, catering and other items including donations to the Governors Fund.  Details of how the online and cashless catering systems work can be found under the Parents tab.

You can find Finance related documents on the Statutory Information page.