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  • Basic Skills Quality Mark

    4th December 2015

    We have recently been inspected by the Basic Skills Quality Mark team. They spend a whole day in the academy observing lessons, speaking with pupils, meeting with the staff and looking through the quality of work produced by the teachers and the children!

    We are delighted to inform you we have passed! The report is available to download below, it contains fabulous comments about the children, the work and the learning that takes place here in the Academy.

    We have also added the letter, which they sent to the

  • Operation Christmas Child

    1st December 2015

  • Halloween Parade

    30th November 2015

    You may remember our last stay and makes for years 1 and 2 involved making autumnal leaves and feathers for the owl which would feature in the Halloween Parade. The parade which toured Rossington in the October half term had 100 local people walking in the parade and a further 400 people watching.

    Please take a look at some of the photo's taken by James Mulkeen and Craig Shaw for Right Up Our Street.

    We are pleased to inform you that some of the final pieces, displayed in the parade will be on show in our hal

  • A big breakfast!

    18th November 2015

    A big breakfast of beans and bagel was served in our breakfast club today and by the looks of it, it got a big thumbs up!

    A local company has kindly donated some additional food items so we can introduce new tastes and textures and have a treat each week in our FREE to attend breakfast club!

    This Wednesday it was beans with the bagels, a great winter warming healthy breakfast! Yum!



    Please ask at the office if you would like your child to join the club!

  • Children in Need

    13th November 2015

    Thank you to everyone who generously gave to Children in Need on Friday. Grange Lane Infant Academy raised an amazing £153 by wearing non-uniform with a spots and stripes theme.


  • Messy Church

    5th November 2015

    Thank you to Pastor Simpson and all the volunteers from Messy Church for coming and showing our year 2 children and parent, what is available when you join the Messy Church fun!

    Messy Church is a free family workshop on Mondays and Saturdays once a month 3.30-5.30. Families are able to enjoy a craft activity and a family meal, again all free but donations are appreciated.


  • A thank you for the harvest!

    30th October 2015

    We collected a staggering 203.7kg of food for the harvest! All this food, with the help from Pastor Simpson, was donated to the local food bank which supports local families and the community.

  • Breakfast Stay & Play

    23rd October 2015

    On the last day of the term we invited parents to come and enjoy breakfast and activities with their child before starting their busy day.

    We had a fabulous turn out with an extra 20 families coming to find out about the club on top of the normal breakfast club attendees. It was really nice to see families including younger siblings enjoying some food together, enjoying the time to chat or use many of the toys together.

    There was also some activities available which Rachel from Magic Breakfast set up. We had,

  • Year 1 Stay & Make

    22nd October 2015

    Thank you to everyone who came to our stay and make session for year 1, which this time was organised by Katherine from Right Up their Street and the Halloween Parade.

    The community group have been busy making, sewing and building various puppets, collages and float items for the Rossington halloween parade. Katherine wanted Grange Lane to make autumnal leaves for the parade. So Penguins and Owls children and parents were busy cutting, sticking, sewing and threading various designs to really help the parade

  • Harvest

    21st October 2015

    Thank you to everyone who came to watch the harvest assemblies this week. The children had worked very hard learning the words and actions to numerous songs and sang them wonderfully on both days.

    We would also like to say a huge thank you to everyone that contributed towards the harvest collection. Pastor Eric Simpson will be collecting all the produce which will be donated to support local causes and families.


  • Active-Eat-y Club

    15th October 2015

    Thank you to all the parents who came and joined our Active'Eat-Y Club with Sarah from Active Fusion. The club runs every Thursday after school and is open to years 1 and 2. During the session children get to join in some fun and active games plus enjoy healthy foods and treats! We thought it would be great for parents to come and see what happens and join in!

  • Stay & Make Ladybirds

    14th October 2015

    Thank you everyone for the fantastic support you showed Ladybirds class today for their first stay and make session of the year!

    We made spooky, creepy halloweeny items for our craft session. There were so many fantastic ideas and designs, we had pictures, creatures and dangling decorations, all amazing! Take a look!

  • Reception at the High Forest School

    8th October 2015

    We went on a bear hunt, we were gonna catch a big one and we weren't scared!

    Even when we had to stumble trip through the big dark forest making cave buildings!

    Even when we had to swishy swashy through the long wavy grass looking for treasure!

    Even when we had to search through the squelchy squerchy oozy mud for natural forest materials to make our own bear!

    And even when we had to tip toe round the camp fire to get some pop corn!

    We weren't scared of no bear!

  • Parent response

    25th September 2015

  • Macmillan

    25th September 2015

    Thank you to everyone who came for coffee, cake or cupcake on our Macmillan afternoon. The children did a fabulous job making cakes to sell, helping us raise £108.25!

  • New Playground Marking

    16th September 2015

    You may have noticed our new playground markings in the main playground. The children are thoroughly enjoying the new activities, making their playtimes as one child said "really fun!"

  • Leading Parent Partnership (LPPA)

    13th September 2015

    We are still working towards gaining our parent partnership award, which evaluates how well we work with you, the parents and carers of the children within our school. Already this year, we have:

    • Provided information via newsletters, text service and appointments with teaching staff. 
    • Asked if you would like emails adding to how information is shared.
    • Invited parents, carers, grandparents and relations to come and be parent volunteers. We acknowledge the skills our parents have and know that these can make a d
  • Attendance Bear

    17th July 2015

    This is our attendance bear, who is new to the Academy. He is starting in September and will be visiting classes with great attendance. However he's been a bit sad, as up until now he didn't have a proper name. So we asked all of our children to come up with a great name for a great bear. Do you know we gots loads and loads of great ideas, so many we couldn't decide and had to draw one from a hat!


    So............. please meet Granger!      

  • Teddy Bears Picnic

    16th July 2015

    Our final week in the academy is jammed packed full of exciting experiences for all our children. Today was our Teddy Bears Picnic. Everyone brought in their favourite teddy bear to school (whether it was a dinosaur, polar bear, minion, kitten or even rat!) to join them for a day of fun.

    Sarah from our Active Eaty club (which will be running for year 1 children again next year) started the afternoon off with lots of different activities for the children to join in with. They could make bear a hat, design the

  • Circus Skills

    15th July 2015

    Whether it was juggling, plate spinning, hula hooping or stilt walking, everyone was given the chance to be a circus entertainer today!

    It was great fun trying to learn all the different activities we watched Clive do during morning assembly.