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School reopens for all pupils on Wednesday 8th September.
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School Communication App

From Monday 1st February we will a new App called 'Connect'

Please follow this link for a letter explaining how to access it.


School - Website Update

Please note that our web page is undergoing  redesign.  Some of the links / aspects here may not working or be fully up to date. 

We will notify parents once the new website is up and running.



Contacting school:

If you need to contact school – the best option is via email as outlined below.  We have created some dedicated email accounts to be used for specific enquiries.  Before emailing, please check Facebook and our website as most of the key information you need will be uploaded there. There should be no need to email for general enquiries.

  • Urgent Enquiries / emergencies only – please email urgent.oakprimary@kirkleeseducation.uk This email account will be monitored and responded to throughout the day.  Non-urgent emails or requests for information that is on the website will not be responded to.
  • Questions related to year group work / home learning only.  If you or your child are not sure about some aspect of work, please email the individual year group as below.  

Year group

Email address





Year 1


Year 2


Year 3


Year 4


Year 5


Year 6


Rainbow Room



General advice

School will continue to update Parents / Carers if the situation and advice changes.  All communication will be primarily through our Facebook page and school website, so please make sure you have access to these and check regularly.  Links are below




News and Events at Oak

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Don't forget to wear a rainproof coat every day! Also, we recommend children bring a jumper or fleece to school to wear in the classroom when the weather turns (we will be keeping windows open to ensure proper ventilation during the pandemic).

Refillable water bottle also advised.


Parents' Voice

"My daughter loves her school. Thank you for all the good work you do." - Year 3 parent

"I am really happy with my child's progress." - Year 1 parent

"Thank you for all your help with my child." - Reception parent

"Mrs Patel has been an excellent teacher for my child. She has helped her progress through Year 5 - so a big thank you to Mrs. Patel!" - Year 5 parent

(Comments taken from Parents' Voice Questionnaire, Spring, 2018)

Want to Apply for Free School Meals?

Are you eligible for Free School Meals? Oak Primary asks that all families who meet the requirements apply to Kirklees for this additional funding. Not only do your children get free meals, but they will automatically qualify the school for Pupil Premium funding (see Pupil Premium under Key Information tab). So, it is in everyone's interests that eligible families secure their grant for Free School Meals.

Not sure if you meet the requirements? Find out more on the Kirklees website below:


Kirklees Additional Needs Register

Do any of your children have a special educational need and/or disability? If so, are you registered with the Kirklees Additional Needs Register? 

Benefits to families:

  • By registering, families are helping to provide a bigger picture of SEND in Kirklees which will help to support commissioning decisions.
  • Where agreed to, families can receive a termly SEND newsletter providing information on relevant subjects / opportunities.
  • Registration entitles the individual and one parent or carer to a free ‘Flexi Card’ with Kirklees Active Leisure giving a 20% discount on a wide range of activities.

To register please go: 

Online:     www.kirklees.gov.uk/additionalneeds 

Email:      additionalneeds@kirklees.gov.uk 

In person:  Call into school to see Mrs Pilling, Mrs Saville or Mrs Todd.  One of us is usually at the drop-in session in the Community Building (old Surestart) between 8.30am and 9.30am Tuesday and Wednesday mornings.  

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