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  • Little Grangers Uniform

    27th May 2016

    As you know we are busy preparing for the new 2 year old provision, Little Grangers, which will open in September. Little Grangers' mascot is our school bear, so we thought it would be lovely to have him on the Little Grangers jumpers. Take a look at the sample and see what you think!

  • Teachers V's Legends Non-Uniform Fund Raiser

    27th May 2016

    It's getting closer to the day when Mr Jones and the teachers take on ex-football legends at the Keepmoat Stadium to help raise funds for an amazing charity Eve Merton Trust (an organisation that supports local people and families coping with terminal cancer).

    To help towards the fund raising Mr Jones held a special non-uniform day on Friday with lots of sporty activities to be a part of. One of them was an amazing football game, donated by Mini Kicks. You could test your football skills by aiming for the go

  • Fun into Food

    4th May 2016

    A big thank you to Chartwells our school meal provider for coming into the academy and working with Reception, year 1 and year 2 about how to put fun into food!

    Each class discussed the different types of foods that Tim was going to cook with, where they came from and how they could measure that they were getting a portion of one of their 5 a day!

    Tim then gave a wok cookery demonstration and helped the children learn about different cooking methods such as steaming and frying. 

    The children then took a delici

  • A sandwich for Tesco

    28th April 2016

    After our trip to Tesco's we received a letter asking us to design a healthy sandwich!

    We had to draw it, list the ingredients and write the instructions. Then we made our sandwiches and ate them to check they were good enough for Tesco's customers!

  • Fruit Kebabs

    18th April 2016

    After their trip to Tesco, our reception children have been really busy finding more information out about healthy foods. Today they have been making kebabs with different types of fruit. As they did this they also discussed where the fruit would have grown and the different words they could use to describe them in looks, taste, texture and smell.


  • Reception Visit Tesco!

    11th April 2016

    As part of their topic work, reception have taken a visit down to Tesco's to find out all about food, where it comes from, how it tastes and how it's made from their Farm to Fork programme!

  • Let's Get Ready For School

    6th April 2016

    We extend a huge thank you to the Families Information Services, the health visitors and the children's services team for putting on the Let's Get Ready for School event here at Grange Lane Infant Academy.

    The event was very informative for families who have young children who are almost ready for starting school. With guidance on keeping those young teeth healthy, toileting issues, attendance and early learning goals it was really supportive and reassuring for all parents who will have children starting sch

  • Tour De Yorkshire Banner Winner

    18th March 2016

    This young man did a fabulous job drawing the winning design from Grange Lane Infant Academy for the Tour De Yorkshire Banner!

  • Easter Workshop

    18th March 2016

    Children who gained 100% attendance for the term were invited with their parents or carers to a special Easter workshop on Friday as an extra treat from Doncaster's Family Learning services.

    The children were very good at making rabbits which were disappearing down their burrows, which we all quickly re-named Bunny Bottoms!


    The parents were then able to stay afterwards to talk to the ladies from the Family Learning team about all the different courses and training events they provide, for which further detai

  • 100% Attendance

    18th March 2016

    Well done to all 34 children who attended school everyday for the whole of the Spring Term!

    We celebrated in our assembly by awarding these children with attendance certificates, an Easter egg and swimming voucher.

    Some of these children were our youngest, our nursery pupils! Amazing - well done everyone!

    Doncaster Council like to celebrate great attendance also, so we have sent details to Sam and Sammie!

  • Our Sport Relief raises £119!

    18th March 2016

    Thank you to everyone who contributed towards raising money for the Sport Relief charity, we raised an amazing £119!

    In true sport relief style we hopped, skipped, jumped, ran and cheered our away around the school field in support of this great cause!






  • Year 1 Stay & Make

    17th March 2016

    Just in time for some Easter egg hunts, year 1 decided to have their family craft session to make some Easter Bunny Baskets!

    Thank you to everyone who joined us, we had a great morning with very positive feedback from parents and of course got some very good Easter baskets!


  • Ladybirds Stay & Make

    11th March 2016

    To help towards our topic of fairies, pixies and elves we asked our parents to join their children for one of our stay and make sessions to make a home for them!

    We had lots of parents come to help, so a big thank you and of course we got some fabulous homes for our little friends too!

  • Year 2 Stay & Make 'Tour De Yorkshire'

    10th March 2016

    Thank you to everyone who joined us for year 2's stay and make for the Tour De Yorkshire.

    The giant puppet called Donco, will be used at the finish line of the cycle race and is being built by a few selected Doncaster schools. We are very fortunate to be included in this select few.

    So this stay and make session our parents were able to put their idea's forward as to what they felt would be the best representation of the Rossington community to feature on Donco.

    Thank you to everyone who helped make this sessi

  • A Fairy in School!

    9th March 2016

    Did you know we've had a fairy visit reception!

    Doncaster Arts have sent a real life fairy to help the children with their topic of Pixies, Elves and Fairies! She has been helping the children answer their questions about where fairies live, what they eat and what they enjoy doing. Some children even got to try being a fairy too!

  • World Book Day

    4th March 2016

    The academy was filled with amazing story characters today as we celebrated World Book Day.

    During the day we had a World Book Day themed dance workshop, for which each year group had their own theme. Nursery's was Jack and the Beanstalk, Receptions: Room on the Broom, Year 1: Superheroes and Year 2: Charlie and the Chocolate Factory.

    We even had a World Book Day themed lunch with choices like Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs, Bruce Bogtrotters Chocolate cake or Peter Rabbit's Quiche!

    Thank you to all our par

  • Text Santa

    23rd February 2016

  • Children In Need

    23rd February 2016

  • Fire Crew visit

    17th February 2016

    Thank you to the fire crew who came to visit reception and year 2.

    They explained to the children the job of the fire service, how they deal with emergencys and what we should do if we have an emergency of our own! The dangers of fire, how to ring the fire service and staying safe were all explained to the children.