The Oaks Academy

About This School

The Oaks Academy is a mixed 11-16 secondary school in Crewe. Year 9 students currently study Art and Textiles as part of the curriculum and Photography is offered in Year 9 as an extra-curricular activity. In Art Year 9 are studying the theme of Africa, in Textiles Year 9 have been creating personal histories mixed media pieces and in the Photography club Year 9 have been looking at natural forms and using Photoshop techniques such as low poly to create modern edits of their photographs. The work submitted has been created during gifted and talented clubs for Art, Textiles and Photography.

School Competition Entries

Our panel of art experts have selected their top three artworks from each school and public voting was open from 28th March-28th April 2020. The winners can be now be seen below!

Due to the current coronavirus situation, details of the exhibition for the first-placed entry from each school will be announced as soon as possible.

Votes for Women

Alicja Marczewska

45 x 22cm, Mixed media

The Crazy Giraffe

Leah Brookes

42 x 60cm, Drawing inks

Rainbow Rhino

Martina Iglesias

42 x 60cm, Drawing inks

Stop Animal Cruelty

Tamara Wilding

45 x 22cm, Mixed media

Low Poly Flower

Kyra Colebourne

17 x 29cm Photography, Photoshop

African Giraffe

Tyler Moore

42 x 60cm, Drawing inks

Mother and Calf

Jess Hambridge

42 x 60cm, Drawing inks


Sophie Tagg

42 x 60cm, Drawing inks