Coronavirus Update 20th March 2020
Ambergate and Sandon Schools will remain open for pupils who fall under the different categories as advised by the Government. All parent/carers of these pupils have been contacted by the schools and/or received a letter. Transport have been informed and it should run as normal on Monday 23rd March.
We will continue to provide care to those children who need it the most at the moment if our staff ratios allow us to do so.
Thank you again for your continued support, and keep checking our website and social media regularly.
Child of Courage Awards 2020
As a school we are always excited to receive an invitation to attend the annual Children of Courage Awards, hosted by the Grantham and Kesteven Rotary Club. The award’s purpose is to recognise children who have demonstrated courage, despite the odds, in overcoming physical, economic, social disabilities or impairment (mental or physical). GANF took pride in nominating Sophie Hall from Ambergate and Theo Wilson from Sandon to receive an award.
Well Being and Online Safety advice for parents and carers during extensive periods at home
With the country grasped by a series of measures to restrict movement whilst encouraging people to stay at home, such situations can be difficult for all of us to comprehend.
It is important that you look after your physical and emotional wellbeing as best as possible.
World Book Day 2020
World Book Day is a registered charity on a mission to give every child and young person a book of their own. It’s also a celebration of authors, illustrators, books and (most importantly) it’s a celebration of reading. In fact, it’s the biggest celebration of its kind, designated by UNESCO as a worldwide celebration of books and reading, and marked in over 100 countries all over the world.
Sport Relief 2020
Another Sport Relief saw GANF pupils dress up as their favourite sports stars and take part in sporting activities throughout the day on Friday 13th March.
At Sandon School, the pupils dressed up and carried out a range of sporting tasks throughout the day, with a focus on sensory activities to suit the needs of all the pupils.
Hampden Class Presentation 2020
Hampden Class recently opened their doors to parents, carers, family and friends for their annual class presentation.
The pupils couldn’t wait to showcase all of the things they have been doing over the past few terms and even offered some German food for everyone, which they had really enjoyed tasting.
Leamington Class Presentation 2020
Leamington pupils were fantastic in their class presentation when they presented to parents and carers.
It was daunting to begin with and a few pupils got the giggles when 12 adults walked in!
The presentation began with a warm welcome and the pupils then shared what they have been learning in English and maths – they shared work they had produced and facts they have learnt.
Ambergate pupil’s ‘double win’ at Colsterworth Festival of Performing Arts 2020
The Colsterworth Festival of Performing Arts first took place in February 1997. The aim of the Festival, which is open to performers of any age and ability, is to encourage talent and raise standards in all our disciplines, by providing a friendly yet competitive forum.
The Festival takes place over three weeks during February each year. From small beginnings, it now attracts 3000+ performances from across the East Midlands regions.
Trent Bridge Class Presentation 2020
Trent Bridge Class welcomed parents and carers into their classroom. This is a chance for them to see what their children have been learning about in school.
The pupils have been focusing on how to be good friends, and making a friendship tree to show what makes a good friend.
GANF Pupil selected for Special Olympics!
Shelby Walker, a Sandon School pupil has been selected to represent the East Midlands at the Special Olympics next year.
Shelby is 18 years old and was born with Down Syndrome and serious health problems and underwent open-heart surgery for congenital heart disease. Shelby also has Autism.