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At Oaklands Primary School we have five classes starting from Reception. We have a brand new purpose built Reception Classroom and play area. We focus on the key areas of the Foundation Stage currciulum in both the indoor and outdoor areas. We continue to excite and inspire children to learn in KS1 and KS2 through our personalised curriculum and learning style.

 

In KS2 we currently have three classes with approximately 20 children in each which makes us highly competitive with independent school provision. We have adopted a personalised learning stratetgy that ensures that all children make good or better progress whatever the class size or ability. Our newly created KS2 playground was designed with the assistance of the children who act as house captains, play leaders, buddies and important advocates of the school.

 

At the end of the year our children head off to secondary school and have gained places at Bishops Hatfield Girls, Richard Hale Boys, Hitchin Boys, Hitchin Girls, Monks Walk, Stanbrough and Sherradswood.

 

We welcome parents into the school as volunteers and there are a number of ways for you to become involved. This could be helping in class and on trips or by becoming a key member of the school. There are three key groups that work in support of the school which are:

 

  • The Parents' Forum that offers a parents view on whole school issues
  • The Governing Body that supports the school strategically in enhancing the pupils education further
  • The Fundraising Committee that focuses on raising funds to enhance the children's experience at Oaklands. 

 

School Day

 

Start of the day                    8:50am

Break                                   10.15am

Lunch FS & KS1                  11:45am - 1:00pm

Lunch KS2                           12:00 - 1:00pm

End of the day                      3:15pm

 

Communication

 

This website aims to provide you with up to date information. In addition to this there is an email and text messaging facility in place for parents as well as paper copies.

It is important that contact details are maintained with the school if highly effective communication is to be ensured.

 

Uniform

 

The school has a clear uniform policy in place. Children will be reminded if this is not adhered to and parents informed.

Uniform can be purchased by clicking on the link below. 

Attendance

 

It is important that all children attend school. Please can you make appointments for the dentist and general medical appointments outside of the school day wherever possible. 

All absences must be reported to the school by no later than 9:15 on the first day of absence.

Permission for holidays during term time will not be given.

 

Activities and Wrap around Care

 

The school provides additional child care facilities. These include;

 

In addition to this the school offers peripatetic music teaching and a range of clubs which include;

 

Choir

Tennis

Adventure

Netball

Football

Gymnastics

Judo

French Club

Press Club

 

These clubs take place at lunchtimes and after school.

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