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  • Rounders Competition!

    29th June 2018

    KS1 have had a rounders competition this week. On Wednesday Penguins and Owls played against each other. Owls won! On Thursday Lions and Tigers played against each other. Tigers won! So on Friday Owls and Tigers played against each other to determine who was the overall winner!! They had loads of fun playing and the other children came out to cheer them on. Owls were the winners! Well done Owls!

  • We are Sun Safe at Grange Lane Infant Academy

    28th June 2018

    We have had a big focus on sun safety recently with the very hot weather we have been having! Letters have been sent to grown ups to remind them to send children with everything they need for the hot weather. In school we have had an assembly teaching the children about the 5 S's; slip, slop, slap, sunglasses, shade. All classes are going to be having a go at drawing themselves as a sun safe super star. Check out some of our brilliant work below.

     

  • Sun Safe School

    25th June 2018

  • Mini Kicks Boot Camp

    15th June 2018

    On Friday mornings during the summer term, children, parents and teachers have been taking part in 'Mini-Kicks Boot Camp'. They come to have their breakfast at 7:45 and then go out to play some games on the field at 8:15. They also bring some fruit to eat afterwards.

    There are 3 more sessions left - come and join the fun!

  • Healthy Eating Week

    11th June 2018

    For Healthy Eating Week, Ladybirds and Butterflies tried some different fruits! We tried plums, nectarines, pineapple and raspberries.  

    We didn't like the raspberries very much but we loved the pineapple!

  • Smoothie Bikes

    11th June 2018

    During Healthy Eating Week we had the 'Smoothie Bike' come into school. We got to choose our own fruits to go into the blender and we had to pedal the bike to make the blender work. It was tough but we got a beautiful smoothie at the end, even though some fruits were not to everyones taste! 

     

  • Excited Little Grangers

    4th June 2018

    Our Little Granger's are super excited about the arrival of their new play equipment.  Look how amazing it is!!

     

  • RNLI Visit Year 1

    10th May 2018

    As part of their Oceans and Sea's topic, the Royal National Lifeboat Institution came to visit Year 1 to help them learn about staying safe around water, different safety flags found on our beaches and how if needed the lifeboat team can help in an emergency.

     

  • Sam's Safari in Year 2

    1st May 2018

    Year 2 had a visit from Sam's Safari to help them look at all things 'Giant'. A giant bunny, tortoise, snail and chicken who even laid us a rather large egg were some of the creatures that came to visit!

    The children loved being able to feel the different animals, find out where they originated from and learn some amazing facts.

     

  • Peter Rabbit - Imagination Library

    11th April 2018

    To introduce and celebrate Dolly Parton's imagination library, where children who are under 5 years old can receive free books, we enjoyed lots of activities around the book Peter Rabbit!

     

    If you would like more information on this free scheme click here! https://imaginationlibrary.com/uk/

     

     

     

  • World Book Day

    23rd March 2018

    We didn't let snow stop us from celebrating the many different characters you can encounter in a book, during the day we met Little Red Riding Hood, George with his Marvellous Medicine, Little Lambs, Dragons, Princesses, Action Heroes, Elmer, The Hungry Caterpillar, Fantastic Mr Fox and even Mickey Mouse! Just to name a few!

  • Easter Day and Hat / Egg Competition

    23rd March 2018

    On Friday, along with celebrating World Book Day, we also had our Easter Day where we enjoyed Easter crafts, baking and egg hunts!

    The Easter competition was again supported by the PTFA with the prizes donated by them. They along with school council and guest judge Miss Robinson from Pheasant Bank Academy had the hard task of picking 4 winners from each year group, nursery and Little Grangers. We also had 2 overall winners for the most amazing hat and egg.

    Take a look at some of the entries and winners, we ar

  • Easter in Little Grangers

    23rd March 2018

    Little Grangers were eggstrabusy on Friday enjoying World Book Day, Easter competitions, baking Easter Cakes, having an toasted hot cross bun breakfast but also investigating who on earth had left the trial of footprints in their nursery!

     

     

  • Easter Day & World Book Day at Grange Lane

    23rd March 2018

    Wow what a fabulous cram packed day!! Due to the weather our World Book day had to be cancelled but we made up for it on Friday.  Not only did our children dress up as their favourite charatcers but a massive number of children took part in our Easter Egg decorating and Easter Bonnet competitions.  A massive thank you to all our children and your adults, you did amazing.  Here's some photo's taken in our Nursery.

     

  • Science Week - Year 1

    19th March 2018

    Year one had to sort materials that were magnetic and non-magnetic and then they investigated what would happen if they added mentos to coke and wrote instructions on the process.

  • Year 1's DT Project

    12th March 2018

    Year 1 are busy making a sculpture of the Gruffalo for a ‘museum’ from Paper Mache. As you can see it is starting to take shape and over a period of sessions during the half term we should hopefully be able to show you the finished project!

     

     

  • Doncaster Rocks

    7th March 2018

    On the 7th March Doncaster School Nurses launched the ‘Doncaster Rocks’ group with the help from children from Grange Lane Infant Academy.

    The children decorated rocks ready to hide in the community not just for others to find and re-hide but also to encourage children and parents to become more active.

    The children will also be interested to find out how far a rock can actually travel! To help them do this keep a look out and if you find a hand decorated rock in or around Rossington, post a picture on the Do

  • School Closure

    1st March 2018

    Unforunately due to the continued adverse weather, Grange Lane Infant Academy remains closed on Friday 02.03.18. Keep safe and warm everyone.

  • Safer Internet Day

    6th February 2018

    Year 1 and 2 have been designing posters and having discussions about how to keep safe on the internet for Safer Internet Day 2018.







                                                                           













    We talked about what information you shouldn't share online and what to do if you feel worried about anything on the computer or tablet. We also discussed how much time is appropriate to spend on our devices.



  • Young Voices

    15th January 2018

    A huge well done to our year 2 choir for their fabulous effort and contribution to the Young Voices concert at the Sheffield arena this week.

    It is also the last time Mrs Van Steen will be taking the children as the lead choir teacher as she is taking retirement at the end of this month.