Mrs Newcombe Retires!
Mrs Newcombe has been a TA at GANF for 34 years and today is her last day working with us, as she begins her retirement.
To celebrate, we held a special assembly where Mr Ellis presented her with gifts, flowers and cards from all of the pupils and staff team. Mrs Newcombe opened the largest present, as everyone looked on baffled as to what was inside. To her surprise, was a beautiful sundial for her garden, she was thrilled!
Ambergate Headteacher on BBC Radio Lincolnshire
James Ellis, Headteacher of Ambergate Sports College, was interviewed live on BBC Radio Lincolnshire discussing the school’s runner-up finish in a national film competition.
Ambergate's BTEC Drama class scripted, directed and produced their very own zombie film for Judicium Education's 'Six Minutes in the Spotlight' event, competing against hundreds of creative and diverse films from across the country.
GANF win Inclusivity Award at Iris Awards!
Ambergate Sports College and Sandon School, who form Grantham Additional Needs Fellowship (GANF), are celebrating at the end of term after winning the Inclusivity Award by Judges Commendation at the Iris Awards, a national event.
The ceremony concluded the Iris World 2020 Conference in Birmingham, underpinning best practice for finance and education in schools.
Greenfields Academy 3-1 Ambergate Sports College: Hosts recover from conceding first to win pulsating contest
The frost thawed away on what turned out to be a warm February afternoon as Greenfields Academy and Ambergate Sports College played out another enticing contest of football.
The home side bounced back from going a goal behind to win the contest in the final third, just as Ambergate’s older peers had done in the same fixture a week ago.
Ambergate’s ‘A Zombie in the Team’ film finishes runner-up in a national competition!
A film premiere at the local cinema, shortlisted for a national award and overall runners-up in a competition full of amazing films…it has been quite a few months for Ambergate Sport College’s BTEC Drama class!
After being shortlisted in the final 18 against various schools from around the country, Ambergate were delighted to be announced as one of the runners-up in Judicium Education’s Six Minutes in the Spotlight competition.
Leamington Class visit Lincolnshire Road Transport Museum
On Monday 3rd February, Leamington Class visited the Lincolnshire Road Transport Museum in North Hykeham, for our transport topic.
The pupils saw so many vehicles, some of which were over 50 years old. There were lots of old cars, buses and bikes. During the morning, Leamington Class looked around all of the old vehicles and even got to sit in some of them. They really enjoyed the old-fashioned buses, especially the ones where they were able to sit on the top deck.
Stamford Bridge visit Holme Pierrepoint
On Thursday 30th January, Stamford Bridge Class took a trip to the River Trent in Nottingham, at Holme Pierrepoint.
Throughout the term, the class have been studying different types of geographical landscapes such as coastal, natural, man-made and rivers. This week the pupils focused especially on how a river landscape is formed, where the highest starting point may be, where the water is being carried to, and forms of erosion and deposition that would take place to form this landscape over time.
Stamford Bridge visit McDonalds
On Monday 20th January, Stamford Bridge took a trip to our local McDonald’s as part of their PSHE work on jobs, careers and finance. Throughout the term, the class have been studying different types of jobs that people in their community have, possible career options for them once they leave school and the difference between items that are necessities and luxuries. Pupils have especially focused on skills they would need to have when working in a job such as McDonalds.
Greenfields Academy 3-5 Ambergate Sports College: Close contest in local derby!
Greenfields Academy and Ambergate Sports College showcased an eight-goal thriller on a blustery afternoon in Grantham.
After an even opening third, which saw the sides level at the break, the contest burst into life with all eight goals in the second and third periods, Ambergate snatching victory with two goals in the final six minutes despite Greenfields taking the lead at 2-1 and 3-2.
The Daily Mile at GANF
On Monday 27th January 2020, all Ambergate Lower School pupils took to the school field track to begin their 15 minutes of exercise known as ‘The Daily Mile’. All pupils thoroughly enjoyed their first experience of The Daily Mile and are already planning on improving their total amount of laps.