Eco Day at GANF 2019
On Friday 15th March both Ambergate Sports College and Sandon School took part in an ECO day.
The theme of the day was Healthy Living.
At Ambergate all classes took part in different ways. Pupils from Miss Morton’s Health & Social Care group have been working on Healthy Living. Miss Morton said, ‘For our part in Eco Day the pupils have decided to prepare healthy snacks to hand out to their peers during morning break. We hope to encourage the pupils to eat more healthily. Read more...
GANF Does Red Nose Day 2019
On Friday 15th March GANF celebrated Red Nose Day. All staff and pupils were invited into school wearing something red in exchange for a £1 donation to the charity.
Red Nose Day is part of Comic Relief which is a major charity based in the UK, with a vision of a just world, free from poverty. Their mission is to drive positive change through the power of entertainment. The money you give is put towards incredible projects, in the UK and across the world, that are effectively tackling inequality and making lasting change.
Trent Bridge Class Presentation 2019
The pupils from Trent Bridge class presented their work from the current term to their parents and carers on Friday 15th March. They recited a poem called ‘What’s in the box?’ (see below) and all of the children had a toy, that matched a toy from the poem, that they then placed in the box and held up a picture of it at the same time.
Twickenham Class Parents Presentation 2019
On Wednesday 13th March, Twickenham class took part in their annual class presentation.
The class were really excited to welcome their parents and carers into school and show them everything they have been working on this term.
The presentation included explanations from the pupils of the work they have been doing in all their different subjects, practical demonstrations and a video of all the lovely pictures of things they had been up to; Read more...
Fairtrade Cake Sale at GANF Schools 2019
During Fairtrade fortnight, Oak Class hosted a Fairtrade Cake Sale. The class created posters to go around the school and in each class register. They also researched what Fairtrade meant and how it is better for farmers around the world. The class made sure their posters were eye-catching and contained all the information to advertise the sale. Oak asked all staff members and pupils if they would like to donate a cake to the bake sale, and they received lots of lovely and yummy donated cakes made with at least one Fairtrade ingredient. Read more...
Trent Bridge Visit The Deep
On Monday 11th February, Trent Bridge class went on a class trip to The Deep, a huge aquarium in Hull. This was their first big class trip and Miss Smith, Miss Illingworth and Miss Easterbrook were just as excited as the pupils were!
The trip was funded by Friends of Sandon and Ambergate (FOSA) as an extra curricular activity. This was to give an experience to match their music topic of Magical Musical Aquarium.
Academy Bake Off!!
On Friday 8th February, three pupils from Miss Morton’s Friday Hospitality Group were invited to Woodlands Academy in Spilsby for a friendly cooking competition, along with pupils from Greenfields Academy in Grantham.
Sharney Presley, Jack West-Sadler and Amelia Toynbee, along with Mrs Capindale and Mrs Keltgen from Ambergate, travelled to the school in Spilsby, for the bake-off style contest, with the briefing of, ‘cook a main meal from scratch!’.
Ambergate Sports College need your votes!
Ambergate Sports College is bidding to bag a cash boost from the Tesco Bags of Help initiative.
Tesco teamed up with Groundwork to launch its community-funding scheme, which sees grants of up to £4,000 raised from carrier bag sales in Tesco stores awarded to local community projects.
We are one of three groups on the shortlist, with our project:
This year was the 30th Anniversary of the Annual Rotary Club of Grantham Swimarathon!
On Friday 1st February 2019 the Swimarathon began and lasted for the whole weekend. A record 270 teams and over 1600 people had signed up to take part in this special event.
The event saw local people from Grantham and surrounding areas put teams of up to 6 people in to swim as many lengths as possible in a 50 minute slot, at the Grantham Meres Leisure Centre.
FOSA Raise over £50,000
FOSA are delighted to announce that we have surpassed the fundraising milestone of £50,000, all raised between 2015 and 2018 for vital equipment and facilities Sandon and Ambergate.
We have historically held a variety of events to raise money, including tombolas, summer fayres, raffles and Christmas markets. More recently...