“Achievement through hard work; strength through kindness.” Angel Oak Academy is named after the oak tree on Peckham Rye in which artist and poet WILLIAM BLAKE saw his first vision in 1765 – ‘A tree filled with angels, bright angelic wings bespangling every bough like stars.’ For the academy, it references the academic and creative roots of the local area and community whilst symbolising a protective environment in which children grow, flourish and sparkle.
Anyone who attends an academy is an academician, but what do we expect of an Angel Oak Academician? We shall be exploring these qualities this term. The first vital element of an Angel Oak Academician is the ability to CONCENTRATE. That means managing any distractions, getting into FLOW and breaking problems into more manageable chunks. … Read more »