• YorkHampden Class visit the Jorvik Viking Centre, York

    On Monday 2nd December Hampden class visited the Jorvik Viking Centre. In Topic we have explored how the Viking’s lived and what they used to wear. The visit to the Viking centre helped the pupils to imagine this.

    First, we learnt how the Vikings arrived in England. The pupils listened to a tour guide confirm what they had been learning about the Vikings sailing from overseas from a country we now know as Scandinavia. 


  • LLMStamford Bridge visit Lincoln Life Museum

    On Thursday 5th December, Stamford Bridge class took a trip to The Lincoln Life Museum as part of their topic work on the past and the present.

    Throughout the term, the class have been studying the early 20th Century such as WW1 & WW2. This included what food, clothing, toys, schools or planes may have looked like. The pupils have focused especially on transport, housing, schools, and inventions that were made, such as tea bags, canned goods and daytime saving.


  • 11dAmbergate pupils compete at Elite 11 2019

    Five Ambergate pupils took part in the annual Elite 11 Sports Competition at the Peter Paine Performance Centre in Boston. The Ambergate team joined up with another CIT school, Greenfields Academy.

    The pupils took part in 12 events: Netball Shot, Elite Darts, Energy Burn Challenge, Elite Agility Run, Golf Challenge, Sledge Relay, The Kahoot Challenge, The Elite Memory Challenge, The Elite Minefield, The Elite Fitness Challenge, Elite Escape Room and Mystery Stamina Finale.


  • SBStamford Bridge class visit Newark Air Museum

    On Thursday 28th November, Stamford Bridge class took a trip to Newark Air Museum as part of their topic work, ‘Past and Present’.

    Throughout the term, pupils have been studying the early 20th Century such as WW1 & WW2. This included what food, clothing, toys, schools or planes may have looked like. The pupils focused especially on the history of flight and explored changes of time with regards to WW2 planes e.g. Lancaster Bomber, Spitfires and the Vulcan.

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  • PamChair of Governors receives British Empire Medal (BEM) from Her Majesty’s

    Lord-Lieutenant of Lincolnshire

     Monday 25th November was a special day for Pam Powell, Chair of Governors for five C.I.T Schools, not only because it was her birthday but also as she was presented with her British Empire Medal from Her Majesty’s Lord-Lieutenant of Lincolnshire, Mr Toby Dennis.



  • legoLEGO® Therapy at GANF

    GANF now has two staff members fully trained to deliver LEGO® Therapy to pupils.

    Mrs Capindale from Ambergate, and Liz Kennedy-Short from Sandon, both now hold weekly sessions of the therapy at each site, and it is proving to be extremely beneficial.

    LEGO® Therapy is an intervention that has begun to emerge in schools to help children with Autistic Spectrum Disorder (ASD), with their social communication difficulties.


  • green flagGreen Flag Award for Ambergate!

    Ambergate Sports College have now been given their Green Flag Award!

    This really is a cause for celebration following all the pupil and staff hard work, and commitment to the project.

    In 2018, an Eco Committee was set up and lunch clubs were held each week, this still continues to date.  In March of that same year, the Eco Committee, made up of upper school pupils, and under the guidance of Mrs Capindale, achieved the Bronze Award from Eco Schools. This was a massive achievement, as the team put into place the fundamental things that we should have been doing, the biggest of which being recycling.


  • SSSSpalding Priory 1 – 7 Ambergate

    Ambergate’s football team visited The Priory School in Spalding this term for a football fixture.

    Ambergate worked very hard and played some excellent football. It is always competitive against The Priory and both teams thoroughly enjoyed the match.

    Despite this being the first game of the term, the team were able to read each other well. Ambergate were very organised and created many chances with Reggie, Lewis and Corey scoring the goals. The pupil’s stuck to their tasks and made sure they were in control of the game.


  • St ChristophersFOOTBALL RESULT - St Christopher’s 2, Ambergate 9

    Ambergate’s football team travelled to Lincoln for a football fixture this term.

    All the pupils were ready and excited to continue their winning streak. Mr Maltby also wanted to keep his 100% record for the term.

    The game started very quickly with lots of promising attacking play. Reggie W soon added to his goal tally early in the first few minutes of the game. This soon turned into a quick fire hat trick and Ambergate were in control of the game.


  • GHARugby themed visit to Gosberton House Academy

    Ambergate pupils thoroughly enjoyed their recent trip to Gosberton House Academy, to participate in a Rugby World Cup themed afternoon.

    All pupils enjoyed learning new skills and playing rugby with the Gosberton pupils.

    Ambergate pupils developed their knowledge of rugby rules, and skills including passing and evading.


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