Dilkes Academy is an Outstanding primary school in South Ockendon, and a highly regarded Teaching School. Dilkes Academy is a 2 form entry primary Academy providing a rich and innovative provision for pupils aged 3-11 years using High Impact Teaching and Best Methods. As part of Dilkes’ Outstanding offer and commitment to inclusive education, the school hosts an innovative and successful Personalised Learning Centre, offering specialist provision for pupils with BESD. Dilkes promotes high academic, sporting and cultural excellence for all its pupils and encourages all its staff to excel in this aspiration.
Dilkes Academy set up Catalyst Academies Trust, a well-respected Multi-Academy Trust working to support Primary schools in the local area. Through our work as a Trust and as a Designated National Teaching School we work in collaboration with local schools to secure outstanding achievement for all pupils at Dilkes Academy and primary schools within the local area offers. Dilkes Academy works closely with the Teaching School and Trust to develop leaders of the future through the provision of outstanding CPD for all of its staff.