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
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
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
Eseniya for always making good choices & being a good role model
Lily for being a Go for it Gorilla with her independent writing
Joseph for great fact writing
Amber for being a helpful & smiley member of class
Ruben for good counting of odds & evens
Zak for working hard on letter formation
Emil for great note taking about Penguins in English
William for fantastic map reading in Geography
Ada for persevering with sewing
Arcilla for super writing
Arian for making a great animation movie in computing
Paula for a great animation movie in computing
Annalise for excellent team wok at Chiltern Open Air Museum
Ioan for super story planning in English
Noah for his super Bear and The Piano story plan
Naya for her excellent concentration making rag rugs at Chiltern
Matilda for working well with others during Maths
Nathan for a great story plan