Category: Events

A Visit from the Easter Bunny!

A huge thank you to the OPA for organising such a lovely event today. All of our pupils got a chance to go and visit the Easter Bunny either on the playground or in the hall! Classes took it in turns to meet the bunny, sing him a song, find…

Year 2 Multi-Sports Festival

Yesterday afternoon the whole of Year 2 took part in a Multi-Sports Competition to complete their topic for PE this half term. Over the past 5 weeks they have been learning, practicing and performing various activities from football, tennis, hockey and basketball to name a few. It was evident that…

Roald Dahl’s Fantastic Stories

Roald Dahl used to make stories up for his daughters to entertain them and his daughters invited their friends round to listen to them. The play performed by our year 2 pupils this week showcased snippets of several famous Roald Dahl stories including James and the Giant Peach, Matilda and…

Oak-Tree Summer Ball 2019

Our Parents’ Associations from Braeside, Coopersale Hall, Normanhurst and Oaklands have joined together to organise what promises to be a fantastic evening for us all on Saturday 18 May 2019 in the large marquee at Chigwell Hall (Metropolitan Police Club). The theme this year will be James Bond’s Casino Royale, with a…

World Book Day Celebrations 2019

World Book day is always an exciting event in the Oaklands calendar! All the children dressed up as their favourite book character, and had a lot of fun trying to guess who their friends were. We had Hungry Caterpillars, Harry Potters and plenty of Roald Dahl characters to name a…

Safer Internet Day

Celebrated in the UK on Tuesday 5 February, Safer Internet Day this year focused on the theme of: ‘Together for a better internet’. Its aim is to inspire a national conversation about using technology responsibly, respectfully, critically and creatively. In computing lessons in Key Stage 1 that week, the children were busy learning…

Watching the Pennies

In Year 1 this week the pupils have been learning about money. The children practised all they had learnt at the end of the week by playing shops, taking turns to play the role of the customer or the shopkeeper. They were able to challenge themselves by buying more than…

Sing Christmas

Oaklands were delighted to be invited again to take part in the ‘Sing Christmas’ concert at St Mary’s Loughton yesterday evening. Different local schools attended and performed some wonderful festive songs. Our choir of year 3 pupils sang ‘Feliz Navidad’ and ‘You Can’t Dodge the Census’ to a huge audience…

The Christmas Toy Shop – UK Christmas Show

Upper Kindergarten children did a great job this morning and yesterday performing the story of the ‘Christmas Toy Shop’, to a large crowd of family and friends. It was a fantastic show with the pupils acting and singing confidently on stage. There were some brilliant costumes too. The Christmas Angel managed…