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Hear it from our families

“Everyone knows each other”

Our daughter says this is one of the best decisions we have ever made and we agree – she is so happy at this school...

Dianne, parent

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“Growing resilience”

Small class sizes and play-based activities have had a significant impact on our child’s learning. We have noticed a growing resilience and increased ability to...

Sonja, parent

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“Switched back on”

We wanted to see him happy in himself and learning again after being in a mainstream school… [Our son] is settled and really feeling like learning...

Andrea, parent

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“Amazing parent community”

By simply placing her in the right environment, it has highlighted just how much she was suffering at her old school. She loves school and...

Mark, parent

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“Exceptional educators”

My daughter, who is extremely shy, settled into the school very quickly, forming trusting relationships with them. I believe having great teachers is the best...

Naomi, parent

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“Back to her bubbly self again”

For us, it’s like secretly winning the lottery!  The school’s holistic approach is looking after her mental health as well as her education

Tom, parent

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“I couldn’t believe how quickly we saw a change”

The smaller class size means that it is quieter, there is more one to one educator time and everyone has individualized learning plans and assessment

Meeghan, parent

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“More curious and interactive”

Our daughter returns home happy and energised, such a different experience to the mainstream modern learning environment.

Lou, parent

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“Free to fly with ideas”

It felt right. I haven't been disappointed. My son is happy, wants to go to school, is excited about learning again and is free to...

Nicola, parent

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“We love Seven Oaks”

In only 3 months she has just blossomed from an anxious, unsettled child who hated school, to a bubbly, enthusiastic (most of the time), creative...

Kezia, parent

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“Learning through doing”

The single biggest stand-out feature of the school is the massive hearts, love and nurturing, hugs and support that the kids get without condition

Ange, parent

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“More grounded and self-assured”

I do notice the differences between our Seven Oaks kids and those from other schools – Seven Oaks kids tend to be more grounded and...

Victoria, parent

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“Believe in yourself”

Our daughter has started to believe in herself again, feeling she is listened to and respected

Eleanor, parent

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What the students say

“The educators are kind”

You can be yourself and express who you are. I like wearing what I want and calling educators by their first name.

Alena, student (age 13)

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“I want to send my children to this school”

I love that you get to know everyone – it doesn’t matter what year you are in.

Cadigan, student (age 7)

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“Plenty of playtime, books to read”

Plenty of playtime, great school trips, lots of games, sandpit, lots of water...

Ryan, student (age 10)

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“I have freedom”

It is the best school in the world because I have freedom - to be outside and play.

Maddie, student (age 6)

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