This Week's News

Friday 1st July 2022

A Message from Mrs Mooney

Dear Parents and Carers,

We have had another busy week at Oatlands as we move towards the end of term. First of all, thank you to everyone who joined us for the Funday on Sunday – what a fantastic event it was and as you will have heard, a wonderful amount of money raised. There was such a lovely community atmosphere all afternoon and it was great to see so many happy faces enjoying the activities. Many thanks to all the parents who gave up their time to help organise and run stalls, cook food, make donations and generally make the day happen. It is really appreciated and the funds raised make a real difference what we can offer in school.

Year 2 have had a busy week as they visited Chiltern Open Air Museum on Tuesday and had a great time learning about life and buildings in the past. They got to make butter, rag rugs and experience what washday was like 100 years ago – turns out it was hard work!

Then on Wednesday, lots of Year 2 children headed to their new schools for Move Up Day and we also welcomed our new Reception families. The rest of the school also got to meet their new teachers for the morning and hopefully they all now know a little more about what to expect for September.

The week is not over yet though, and tonight we will be taking 40 Year 2 children to ACS Cobham to take part in the Elmbridge School Choirs Festival. This is always a fantastic event, and as the only infant school participating we are a little nervous but looking forward to performing in front of 500 people using our value for July - courage!

Tomorrow we will also be welcoming our new Reception families to join us for our annual PTA welcome picnic as they prepare to join our school community in September.

Let’s hope for another sunny weekend.

Mr Phil Copsey

Deputy Head teacher

 

Key Dates

Saturday 2nd July                    12:00-14:00 New 2022 Reception Welcome Picnic

Tuesday 5th July                       9:30-10:30 Reception Sports Day

                                                    13:30-2:30 Year 2 Sports Day

Wednesday 6th July                9:30-10:30 Year 1 Sports Day

Friday 8th-Sunday 10th July     PTA family Camping

 

Sports Days

We look forward to welcoming parents and younger siblings to our sports days next week. Please head to the school field where you can enjoy all the sporting action!

 

Year 2 Performance

Year 2 will be putting on two fantastic end-of-year productions of The Lion King. Performances will be on the following dates:

Thursday 14th July at 9:30am

Tuesday 19th July at 6:00pm

We would ask that a maximum of two family members per child attends on one of the dates. Please complete the google form here with your preference.

 

Weekly Attendance 95.2 %

Stars of the Week

Butterfly4 Butterfly Class

Eseniya for always making good choices & being a good role model

Lily for being a Go for it Gorilla with her independent writing 

Ladybird4 Ladybird Class

Joseph for great fact writing

Amber for being a helpful & smiley member of class

Bumblebee4 Bumblebee Class

Ruben for good counting of odds & evens

Zak for working hard on letter formation

Seahorse5 Seahorse Class

Emil for great note taking about Penguins in English

William for fantastic map reading in Geography

 Starfish6Starfish Class

Ada for persevering with sewing

Arcilla for super writing 

 Jellyfish7  Jellyfish Class

Arian for making a great animation movie in computing

Paula for a great animation movie in computing

Lion13 Lion Class

 Annalise for excellent team wok at Chiltern Open Air Museum

Ioan for super story planning in English

Tiger6 Tiger Class

 Noah for his super Bear and The Piano story plan

Naya for her excellent concentration making rag rugs at Chiltern

  Leopard5 Leopard Class

Matilda for working well with others during Maths

Nathan for a great story plan