•  Last day of term, Friday 20th October 2017. GANF look forward to welcoming you back into school on Tuesday 31st October 2017.



  • A gentle reminder to all parents/carers - please can you be thoughtful and courteous of local residents when dropping and collecting your children from school. Particularly our neighbours on the corner of Dysart Road.  Thank you.
  • cherrySandon School Presentations

    On Thursday 19th October 2017 parents and carers of the lower school pupils were invited in to Sandon School for a presentation of this terms work.

    It was a fantastic morning where the children presented their work and celebrated their many successes with friends, parents, grandparents and carers.

    Stela Plamenova, Headteacher at Sandon School said, “We had more than 40 families attending the morning... Read more...
  • German Exchange Trip 2017German17

    8 pupils, 3 staff, 8 nights, 2 airports, 2 schools and 100's of amazing memories…it could only be the 2017 German Exchange Trip! 

    Back in July our pupils and staff jetted off to Germany for the annual school partnership trip. Throughout the week the team had such an amazing time, taking part in loads of activities and integrating with the German pupils into everyday life at KBZO School. 

  • gymAmbergate Sports College awarded £10,000 from National Lottery!

    Ambergate Sports College is pleased to announce they have been awarded a £10,000 grant from The National Lottery Awards for All Scheme. This great news means that an installation of outdoor exercise equipment can now begin and intern engage the children more at playtimes.

    Listen to Mr Ellis on BBC Radio Lincolnshire, talking about the great new facility....


  • work ex2Ambergate Pupils Visit Careers Event

    On Thursday 4th October a group of students visited the Lincolnshire Showground to take part in an interactive construction and learning event.

    The event was organised by the Lincoln Group Training Association (LGTA) in conjunction with CITB and Lincolnshire & Rutland EBP.  The objective was to hold a career taster event for Lincolnshire school children to introduce them into the construction industry.  


  • rachTeacher Runs Marathon for FOSA

    Rachel Page, a former teacher at GANF, took part in the Robin Hood Half Marathon, in Nottingham on Sunday 24th September 2017.

    Rachel decided to run in aid of FOSA to help raise much needed funds for the pupils of the schools.

    FOSA, Friends of Sandon and Ambergate, are the parent, staff and friend association that raises funds for GANF schools.

  • premier league primary starsAmbergate Thrilled to Receive Premier League Sports Equipment

    Ambergate have received brand new sports equipment courtesy of The Premier League.

    Mr Buckberry, a GANF Teacher, originally heard about the grant from Premier League Primary Stars through a teacher friend, searched their website and found that they were offering grants for free sports equipment back in May, The grant application was accepted in July and the sports equipment arrived with us last week.


  • jodyGANF Pupil’s Brighten up Hospital!

    Earlier this term an appeal went out on social media asking local schools to help brighten up Grantham Hospital.

    Local lady, Jody Clark, started campaigning over 12 months ago about the overnight closure of Grantham A&E.


  • SAM 1471The Frankenstein Project – The Finale!

    Last year, selected students from Ambergate Upper School took part in a huge project called The Frankenstein Project. 

    This exciting new project began in November when the students were involved in the development of a new adaptation of Mary Shelley’s novel, Frankenstein.  

    Michael Wicherek, Artistic Director of Box Clever Theatre in London, along with two professional actors, came into school to begin working with GANF students on script development.  
  • Rotary Kesteven Cheque PresentationRotary Club help towards Sensory Room Funding

    The Rotary Club of Grantham Kesteven charity cheque presentation took place last week.

    Sandon School were the lucky recipients of a £250 cheque towards our Sensory Room Project.

    Donations totalling £4,000 were handed to other worthwhile local causes during the evening presentation. The money was raised during the club’s 15th annual golf tournament, held at Belton Park Golf Club back in June.


  • image1 1Sandon School awarded £9,985 for playground improvements!

    We are so pleased to announce that we have been awarded a £9,985 grant from The National Lottery Awards for All Scheme. This great news has meant that exciting new sensory equipment could be made available to the children’s classroom outdoor areas to improve learning.

    We have been upgrading our outdoor classroom areas over the past year but Beech Class and Cherry Class were in particular need of refurbishment.


Ofsted Outstanding OP ColourWelcome to GANF

Grantham Additional Needs Fellowship comprises Ambergate Sports College and Sandon School...read more


We are part of The Community Inclusive Trust. Click here to visit www.citacademies.co.uk 

 GANF Parent/Pupil Interactive Calendar

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GANF Fundraising

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Target £11,343 

Total so far £9,343

....please click here for further details....

Please look out for events where you can support and help us raise these valuable funds for the children.

To make a donation please contact jacki.bartram@ganf.org.uk or click the donate button below, thank you.




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The GANF Gazette

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If you have a story you would like to appear in the GANF Gazette, please email katie.bennington@ganf.org.uk or jacki.bartram@ganf.org.uk

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