Fair Oak Business and Enterprise College is a Local Education Authority maintained comprehensive high school for boys and girls aged between eleven and eighteen years, providing a high quality of education for pupils of all backgrounds and abilities. The College is administered by Staffordshire LEA. Fair Oak serves the community of Rugeley and the surrounding villages of Blithbury, Hamstall Ridware, Hill Ridware, Kings Bromley, Maevsyn Ridware and Slitting Mill. Pupils in years 7 to 11 are housed on the Penkridge Bank Road site. Years 12 and 13 are based at the Aelfgar Post-16 Centre, which is jointly controlled by the Headteachers of Fair Oak Business and Enterprise College and Hagley Park Sports College. Staff from both colleges provide the tuition there.
The College is housed in purpose-built accommodation sited in an attractive location on the edge of Rugeley overlooking Cannock Chase. Excellent specialist facilities are provided for all subjects.
The College aims to provide an environment in which pupils can develop lively and enquiring minds whilst acquiring knowledge and skills needed for adult life and the world of work. The College is proud of its academic success, its good relationship with the community and the quality of pastoral support for all its students.