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  • The Big Toddle

    18th July 2017

    A massive well done to all our Nursery Children and Little Grangers who recently managed to walk half a mile to raise money for the Barnardo's charity.

     

  • Summer Fair Success

    7th July 2017 Wow!! What an amazing time we all had at the Summer Fair. Everybody had so much fun and we managed to raise around £750 to go towards school funds. A massive thank you to all our parents for bringing their children and also for donating prizes. Well done everyone! Please find attached a news letter that details further information about the fair.
  • Our Seaside Day At The Little Grangers

    6th July 2017 What a fun day we had! We made pictures of sea creatures with sand and glitter, danced beside the seaside with cre8ive dance academy. We also had some yummy hotdogs and scrummy ice-cream. Even the sun managed to get out a little.
  • Year 1 Stay and Make

    6th July 2017 After their recent visit to the Yorkshire Wildlife Park, the year 1 children were challenged to make an animal enclosure with their adults. What a fantastic job they did!
  • Oh I Do Like to Be Beside the Seaside

    5th July 2017

    The nursery and reception children had so much fun at their seaside themed day at Grange Lane. They went paddling in the sea, relaxed on the deck chairs and sun bathed on the sand after a very busy year. They visited their very own ice-cream parlour and hot dog stand and even danced with cre8ive dance academy too. What a fabulous day to remember.

     

  • We are the champions!!

    3rd July 2017 Ten year 2 children were selected to participate in an inter-school sports competition which was arranged by Mini Kicks. The children had fun taking part in the traditional style competitive races and were named Champions at the end of the tournament. Well done!!
  • Healthy Living At Grange Lane

    23rd June 2017 Healthy Eating week was 12th-16th June this year and we had lots of fun! We set a few challenges. Each class had to cook a healthy treat, try some new fruits, design a healthy lunchbox (for a competition) and try to be extra active during the school day. We also had a 'Smoothie Bikes' session where our pedalling made the smoothie start mixing! We got to choose our own fruits and share our smoothies with our friends. Our competition winners were Peter, Archie, Shelby, Archie, Keira and Teegan. They each
  • Health Eating in Reception

    23rd June 2017 In Reception we have done lots of activities for Healthy Eating Week! We designed The Very Hungry Caterpillar using different veggies (and tasted lots of them too!). We also tried lots of different fruits. We tried melon, pomegranate, blueberries, mango and grapefruit (grapefruit made us pull funny faces!).
  • We Can Eat Heathily In The Little Grangers

    23rd June 2017 The Little Grangers had so much fun trying news fruit and vegetables. All the children brought different fruit to nursery. We made fruit smoothies and fruit kebabs, they were delicious.
  • We are 'Blooming Amazing' at the flower show!

    26th May 2017

    Well done to the Gardening club children and Mrs Waterhouse.  

    The children entered a competion where they designed their very own garden with a chance of winning £250 for our school and £500 for their chosen charity ... and guess what ... because they won their category their winning design was constructed by a professional landscape gardener and is currently being exhibited in The Frenchgate Shopping Centre over the summer.

    If you haven't seen it yet pop down and have alook it's located on the ground floor

  • Sam's Safari Visit

    24th May 2017 The nursery children had a great time with Sam's Safari last week. They were able to hold and touch a number of animals that many hadn't seen before. We had the pleasure of meeting Egor the Tortoise and was fascinated watching him eat a banana.
  • NEWS! 30 hours nursery provision UPDATE

    9th May 2017

    Recently updated information received from Doncaster Council for the 30 hours nursery provision, download below!

     https://childcare-support.tax.service.gov.uk/par/app/applynow 

     

  • Easter Day at Grange Lane!!

    7th April 2017

    WOW!!! What an amazing day. We have been so busy having lots of fun.  The children have enjoyed an extensive range of Easter activities including Easter Egg Hunts, creating their own pictures and poems and we even had our very own Easter bonnet parade.  A massive thank you to all the children and parents who took part in this magical event.  The standard of hats were outstanding. The winners were as follows.

    Overall School Winners

    1st Kayla Stevens

    2nd Deacon Frost

    3rd Lilly Evers  

    Class Winners

    Tigers       - 

  • Stay and Make at Nursery

    5th April 2017 A huge thanks to all our Nursery parents that attended our Easter themed stay and make, it was a great success. The children loved showing their parents how to cut and stick to create fantastic Easter baskets.
  • Stay and Make in Year 1

    5th April 2017 What a fantastic turn out. Our children and parents had a fab time making homes for our pets. Thank you to all that attended.
  • Reception Stay and Make

    3rd April 2017 Another fun day for the Reception children. They were given the challenge to make a time machine with their grown ups. Thank you to all parents that attended.
  • Taylor Wimpey Visit

    27th March 2017

     

    Keith from Taylor Wimpey held an assembly for our children today to highlight the dangers of a building site.

    He told the children how builders, electricians, grounds people and anyone who works there has to wear lots of personal protection gear to help keep themselves safe.

    The children enjoyed modelling some of the personal protection clothing and watched a video about a working building site and the dangers it could hold.

     

  • COMIC RELIEF 2017

    24th March 2017 Did you know it's Rudolf's favourite day today? Red Nose Day ... ha ha ha ... and here at Grange Lane Infant Academy we have had a barrel of laughs. Thanks to all the children who donated a pound for this very worthy charity.
  • Sam & Sammie Visit Grange Lane

    21st March 2017

    Sam and Sammie from Doncaster MBC came to visit us as they had heard that our children are making an extra special effort in making sure our school attendance is improving. They also welcomed children in our Free breakfast club and I think enjoyed a bagel and a bowl of cereal too!