Parents

Parents’ Information

The School Office The office is open from 8am to 4.30pm each day. Office Manager – Mrs Blakemore School Administrator – Mrs Barrett Receptionist – Miss Williams Email – admin@oakmereprimary.net Tel: 01707 656963 Illness If your child is absent please telephone the school on the first day of absence. In the case of longer absence …

The School Day

We operate a soft start to the school day. The doors are open at 8:35am and the children are welcomed into their classrooms ready for lessons to start promptly at 8:55am Nursery Morning Session: 9.00am – 12.00pm Afternoon Session: 12.00pm – 3.00pm Reception / KS1 Morning: 8.55am – 12.00pm Mid-morning break: 10.30am – 10.45am Lunch …

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School Meals

A Healthy Body Equals a Healthy Mind … School meals have attracted much publicity in recent years. High profile campaigns like Jamie Oliver’s ‘School Dinner Revolution’ have shown that children who eat better, do better!  School meals offer great value for money as well as being tasty, healthy and nutritious. They have the essential vitamins and …

Uniform

At Oakmere we believe our uniform helps give pupils pride in their school and show they are part of the Oakmere team… Our school uniform is designed to be comfortable and to look smart. We need to show pride in our school, and a smart uniform worn with pride is a way of doing this. …

Payments and Communication

Arbor is the Management Information System (MIS) we use in school.  This is a database of all the student and staff records. We use Arbor for payments and for communications – emails and, eventually, texts.  Parents can access Arbor via the Parent Portal. If you are new to the school, in September you will receive …

Inclusion

Oakmere Primary School aims to be the heart of our diverse community where children’s strengths and differences are acknowledged, represented and celebrated. We make every effort to provide for children’s differing needs and abilities and are careful to ensure that all children have the opportunity to do their best. Our school is a large site …

Safeguarding

The School has the following trained members of staff fulfilling the role of Designated Senior Person (DSP) who has responsibility for Child Protection matters within the School; these are: Heena Ghadvi, Ayshen Wilson and Angela Smart. Oakmere is committed to providing a safe and secure environment for children, staff and visitors and promoting a climate where …

Wraparound Care

Oakmere organises a variety of breakfast and after school clubs which reflect the interests of our pupils. Breakfast club This runs from 7:45 am to 8.55am: Our aim is to provide the children a good healthy breakfast of cereals, toast, fruit, yoghurt, fruit juice and milk. Members of staff are on hand to make sure …

School Clubs and Activities

WE WILL CONFIRM ALL EXTRA CURRICULAR ACTIVITIES AND HOW TO SIGN UP BY FRIDAY 10 SEPTEMBER Times and costs of these vary depending on the activity. These clubs vary from term to term depending on staff availability and demand. Our staff are keen to share their interests and passions and want pupils to commit to …