Welcome to Ocker Hill Academy

Welcome to Ocker Hill Academy

Ocker Hill Academy is a co-educational Primary School for pupils aged 7-11 with a 10 place Focus Provision for children with ASD.

There are 250 pupils on roll taught in eight mixed ability, single age classes.

The Academy draws the majority of its intake from Ocker Hill Infants School and feeds Local Secondary Schools RSA Academy, Q3 Academy, Tipton as well as other secondary schools, academies and grammar schools in the West Midlands.

During their four years with us pupils are taught all the subject areas required under the national curriculum.

Ocker Hill Academy is a caring, safe learning environment that delivers outstanding results.

Due to dedicated, approachable and professional staff, all our well behaved and happy pupils make the most of all the opportunities that the Academy makes available.

At Ocker Hill Academy, our vibrant exciting curriculum ensures ALL pupils, regardless of their starting points when they come to the Academy, make progress.

For us everyone who comes to Ocker Hill Academy is ‘gifted and talented’..

A Word

From Our Principal

I am delighted that you have chosen to send your child to Ocker Hill Academy.

I have been privileged to have worked at Ocker Hill for the past twenty-one years. While many things in life change, the excitement, inquisitiveness and kindness of the children who attend the academy is unwavering.

The academy is a calm, purposeful environment where it is our aim for children to acquire and retain knowledge. As a staff, we work incredibly hard to ensure that we give every child the highest quality of education while meeting their every need. We are a fully inclusive academy where all children make pleasing progress, regardless of need.

We are incredibly proud of the long tradition of high achievement and attainment at Ocker Hill Academy. Our team always endeavours to get the best out of every child, preparing them for the next stages of their educational journey which will help them to succeed in the future.

The governors, alongside all staff members, are dedicated to providing a happy, caring environment where children thrive, learn well and are encouraged to develop their individual personalities.

I hope that you will have a long and happy relationship with Ocker Hill Academy, just as I have.


Mr Joe Farmer

Our Upcoming Events & Activities

Operation Encompass

 Ocker Hill Academy is part of Operation Encompass, which is a Police and Education early intervention safeguarding partnership that supports children and young people exposed to domestic abuse. It aims to ensure that academies/schools are notified in a timely manner of any domestic abuse incident where a child or children are present or registered at the address and police have been requested to attend. Our academy is fully compliant and promotes Operation Encompass to ensure we are able monitor and support our pupils.

Letters Home

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Job Vacancies

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Term Dates

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Get In Touch

Location: Gospel Oak Road, Tipton, West Midlands, DY4 0DS

Telephone: (0121) 556 0445

Email: office@ockerhill.academy

Academy Office Hours: M-F: 8:15am - 4:30pm