Manchester United vs Colchester United
GANF pupils had the fantastic experience of visiting ‘The Theatre of Dreams’, Old Trafford. Manchester United kindly offered complimentary tickets to staff and pupils at the end of last term.
It was a typical mid-week FA cup game with Manchester dominating the game. All the pupils and in particular one member of staff, an avid Manchester United fan (Mrs Dalgleish), was very vocal throughout the game.
Teaching staff prepare for epic 24-hour challenge – The ‘Greater’ GANF Run!
The ‘Great’ GANF Run just got even greater!
Back in July 2018, six members of staff from Ambergate Sports College, part of Grantham Additional Needs Fellowship (GANF), set off on an epic 24-hour challenge where they ran over 120 miles in 24 hours across Lincolnshire, raising funds to enhance the curriculum for their pupils. Comfortably achieving their target, they have decided to make their new challenge even bigger two years on!
Ambergate’s film shortlisted for National Award!
A Drama group’s idea that developed into a six-minute film being shown at the Savoy Cinema in Grantham has been shortlisted in a national competition!
Ambergate Sports College’s ‘A Zombie in the Team’ movie is amongst the final 18 shortlisted.
Christmas 2019 at GANF
The last week of term was jam packed with Christmas activities for the pupils at GANF.
On Friday 13th December we celebrated Christmas Jumper Day. Christmas Jumper Day is an annual fundraising campaign in the UK and Ireland organised by the charity, Save the Children in the UK. On a specific Friday in December, people are encouraged to make the world ‘better with a sweater’ and raise funds for Save the Children by wearing a Christmas jumper and making a minimum donation of £1. GANF staff and pupils looked so colourful in their jumpers and together we raised £171 for the charity!
Christmas Card Delivery
At the end of last term, some of St Andrew’s tutor group, along with Miss Clark and Mrs Elson, had the pleasure of being invited to Stamford Hospital to deliver handmade Christmas cards (made by St Andrews and Henley Class) to patients that may have to spend the Christmas period in Hospital.
Trent Bridge visit Yorkshire Wildlife Park
Trent Bridge braved the cold weather and became wildlife explorers when they visited the Yorkshire Wildlife Park earlier this term. Many of the animals were hiding away in the warm, but pupils and staff managed to coax them out in the open.
The class has been learning about animals and their habitats in Science this term, and the visit brought all of this learning to life!
Hampden 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.
Stamford 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.
Ambergate 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.
Stamford 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.