Oakdale Comprehensive School
Coordinates: Oakdale Comprehensive School is a comprehensive school located in the village of Oakdale in Caerphilly county, Wales. It has a total enrolment of about 800 pupils aged 11 to 16. Sixth-form provision is at Coleg Gwent in Crosskeys and Ystrad Mynach College.
The school opened in 1968 as a Secondary Modern School catering for 350 pupils.
The school is currently run by a Senior Leadership Team consisting of Chris David (Headteacher), Martin Davis (Deputy Headteacher), Matthew Thomas (Assistant Headteacher) and Emma Paskell (Bursar).
Notable former pupils
- Joe Calzaghe - World super-middleweight boxing champion
- Nicky Wire, James Dean Bradfield, Sean Moore and Richey James Edwards - of the rock band Manic Street Preachers
- Matthew Watkins - Newport Gwent Dragons and Wales centre
- Steve Strange - Singer
- Patrick Jones - Poet
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