New Starters Year 7
A warm welcome to all Year 7 students joining us at Oaklands in September 2019!
We are delighted you have chosen Oaklands for your child's secondary education and we look forward to working with you and your child to ensure that you have a rewarding and enjoyable experience at Oaklands. Your child will join a successful school with high levels of progress and a strong community ethos.
Our Tranisition Team is led by Mr Howard Shearing (KS3 Leader for academic and progress concerns) and Mr Miah (KS3 Pastoral Leader for all pastoral concerns) supported by Ms Khatun (Pastoral Assistant). Other key contacts for Inclusion concerns are Mr Bonning (Associate Haedteacher and Safeguarding Lead) and Mr Cheedy (SENCO).
Oaklands has an exciting induction programme aimed at ensuring that your child's transition to secondary school is as seamless and effective as possible. We offer additional induction days to allow students to familiarise themselves with staff, students, the building and procedures before they arrive in September.
- Interview Date – week beginning Monday 29th April 2019 (you will be informed of timings of this in due course)
- Borough-wide Induction Day 1: Friday 5th July 2019 – 9.00am to 2.35pm
- Induction Day 2: Thursday 25th July 2019 – 9.00am to 1.30pm
- First Day of School: Tuesday 3rd September 2019
In the coming weeks, you will be receiving an information booklet which contains key information to support you and your child during their transition to Oaklands. There would also be details of what your child would need to bring along to the interview during the week commenicing 29 April so please take note .