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Return to school - Important Information 27.01.2021

If you have requested your child to return to school w/c 1st February 2021 please find return dates as follows:-

Year 11, Year 10 & Willows return Monday 1st February 2021.

Year 7, Year 8 & Year 9 return Tuesday 2nd February 2021.

Lateral flow testing consent forms are being sent out to you in the post and MUST be signed and returned to school with your child on their return.

Please be aware if your child receives Free school meals and you have received a FSM voucher you will need to provide your child with a packed lunch on their return to school.

Thank you

Oakwood Academy


Dear Parents & Carers,

As a school we have made available remote learning packs for all classes. These are for pupils that are currently shielding / isolating or in the event of another school closure.

Our Aim:-

• Establish measures that will reduce the effects of being off school and try to minimize missed work across various subjects / qualifications in order to give pupils the best chance to show their full potential when they return to school

• Support pupils physical and social development, and mental wellbeing during school closure
What is the plan for remote learning?

• We would like pupils to engage in daily online lessons via zoom (see timetable below). This is an opportunity to address basic skills in each subject area and support pupils wellbeing.

• We would also like pupils to complete the ‘home learning menu’s’ with parents and carers at home. These menu tasks are planned to address curriculum content this year and support learning missed in school

Where can I find the ‘home learning menu’ for my child?

• All pupils have been issued with a remote learning book which has a paper copy of the home learning.

Session 1 – 10:00am until 11:00am

Session 2 – 11:00am until 11:40pm

Session 3 – 11:40pm until 12:20pm

Monday English PE / Personal Development carousel Art / Music carousel
Tuesday Maths PE / Personal Development carousel Technology carousel
Wednesday English PE / Personal Development carousel Art / Music carousel
Thursday Maths PE / Personal Development carousel Technology carousel
Friday Science PE / Personal Development carousel Humanities / Computing carousel

Yours sincerely

 Darren Jones

Assistant Head Teacher


Please can we remind all parents/carers that if you, your child or other household member are self-isolating and awaiting test results that you advise school of the result before sending your child back into school. We have had a number of pupils return to school when we are awaiting confirmation or test results this means we are unable to let your child back into their bubble until we are able to confirm the test result.

As always the safety of our staff and pupils is paramount and your support with this is greatly appreciated.

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