Prospective Year R Children & Parents

Getting to know the school

As we all know, we all have to think differently and creatively this year. Normally we would invite you in for a 1:1 tour where we would get to find our about your child and you can find out about us.  Hopefully, this will be the start of seven years working together and so we believe this is incredibly important opportunity to take. 

At the moment though, we are restricting people coming into our school for the safety of our children and staff.  To get around this, we have produced a series of video and virtual tours so that you can experience the school.  We will keep putting as much information onto this page as possible and so if there is something you would like to see, please let us know.  

The opportunity to talk about your child is still vital and so if you would like to arrange a telephone meeting, please call the school on 01634 333820.

 

Start following the school

A good way to find out more about the school is to follow us on either Facebook or Twitter.  We upload photos and information about the school which will give you an insight into the daily life.  

 

Have a look around the school

Click on the title of each area to see a 360• view of the space. 

Quiet Area

In the middle of the school is the quiet area.  We use this for picnics or for our learning. 

The Large Hall

The large hall is where we have our assemblies or take part in PE.  

The Small Hall

This hall is also used for assemblies and PE but also this is where the Sunrise and Sunset clubs are held. 

Art Area & RWI

This area is for Art.  We also have our RWI pods here which we use for Phonics every day.  We work in small groups to practice the reading and writing of sounds.  

Field

The school has lots of outside spaces for the children to use.  As well as the fields, we also have a large woods area for the children to enjoy. 

Virtual tours

 

In this section, you can take virtual tours of the spaces and classrooms which the Year R will mainly use.  Its not as good as a real life nosey around but will give you a sense of how the school looks. 

 

Click on the title of each area to take a 360 tour of the place! 

Classroom and our cafe!

This is one of our classrooms and also our new cafe area.  We use this to prepare and cook food and to have our snacks and lunch.

Library

The library is open the children for us to read and borrow books.

Cloudbase

This is where we use computers to communicate and learn about other places. 

Outside Area

The outside area is one of the most exciting places to learn.  Out here, the children can learn but in bigger, messier and more exciting ways! 

Classroom and Shared Space

This is the other of our classrooms and the shared space where we can learn in our role play or build with construction. 

The Oaklands Team

In these videos, you will get a taste of an everyday year at Oaklands.  Although we are working slightly differently to normal at the moment, we try and make sure everything is as normal as possible.  Even in the height of lock down, we have continued to run what makes Oaklands special even if we have had to be creative and use technology such as our virtual assemblies and Sports Day.

For a further insight into The Oaklands Team, visit our Youtube channel where you can watch lots of everyday videos such as the virtual assemblies, learning from the children and much more.