•  We are currently experiencing technical difficulties with our SANDON phone lines. An Engineer will be working on these on Monday 25th September all day. If you cannot connect to Sandon please call Ambergate on 01476 564957. We apologise for the disruption.

     

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  • A gentle reminder to all parents/carers - please can you be thoughtful and courteous of local residents when dropping and collecting your children from school. Particularly our neighbours on the corner of Dysart Road.  Thank you.
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  • Rotary Kesteven Cheque PresentationRotary Club help towards Sensory Room Funding

    The Rotary Club of Grantham Kesteven charity cheque presentation took place last week.

    Sandon School were the lucky recipients of a £250 cheque towards our Sensory Room Project.

    Donations totalling £4,000 were handed to other worthwhile local causes during the evening presentation. The money was raised during the club’s 15th annual golf tournament, held at Belton Park Golf Club back in June.

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  • image1 1Sandon School awarded £9,985 for playground improvements!

    We are so pleased to announce that we have been awarded a £9,985 grant from The National Lottery Awards for All Scheme. This great news has meant that exciting new sensory equipment could be made available to the children’s classroom outdoor areas to improve learning.

    We have been upgrading our outdoor classroom areas over the past year but Beech Class and Cherry Class were in particular need of refurbishment.

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  • New build Amb£1.4m injection for Ambergate Sports College!

    Ambergate Sports College has won a Condition Improvement Fund (CIF) worth £1.4 million pounds to expand current classroom facilities.

    This fantastic news means they can now build new classrooms and improve facilities for pupils whilst catering for an increase in pupil numbers in the future. 

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  • Ryan brings home Gold! Ryan

    Ryan Caven is a pupil in St Andrews Class at Ambergate Sports College.

    Ryan represented the East Midlands Learning Disability Tennis Team at the Special Olympics in Sheffield this year.  The event took place in August and Ryan competed against players from all over the UK.  

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  • OUTDOOR CLASSROOM OPENED IN MEMORY OF FORMER FUNDRAISERFullSizeRender 96

    The Ambergate Outdoor Classroom was officially opened last Friday (14thJuly 2017) in memory of a former fundraiser for the school, Gemma Burland.  Gemma was a member of FOSA (the official PTA for GANF) and because of her efforts over the previous 2 years, she helped to raise a whopping £30,000 for GANF!

    Her husband, Scott, and children, Zak and Emily, came along to the opening. 

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  • swimmarathonRotary Swimarathon gives £5,000 to Sandon School

    The Rotary Swimarathon have this year donated to 51 causes, and Sandon School was chosen to be the main beneficiary.

    Sara Ellis, Assistant Head at Sandon, and Anita Asken, an Instructor at Sandon, were handed the cheque by club president Neville Thompson during a special event at St Wulfram’s Church on Thursday 29th June. 

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  • Ofsted Outstanding OP ColourAmbergate Sports College gets ‘Outstanding’ from Ofsted

    Ofsted Inspectors visited Ambergate on 27th June 2017.  It has been 4 years since their last inspection.

    This school continues to be outstanding.

    Ofsted reported, “The leadership team has maintained the outstanding quality of education in the school since the last inspection because you and your staff have high expectations of all your pupils. Read more...

  • IMG 2530GANF pupils arrive in Germany!

    A few weeks ago the pupils of GANF set up a sponsored ‘virtual trip’ from their sites in Grantham to their partner school in Germany, KBZO.

    Using their new facility of an adapted Gym on site at Ambergate, as well as walking in the community, swimming & running, the Sandon and Ambergate pupils have completed the 800 mile trip!!

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  • ls2Pupils take part in The Lincolnshire Show

    GANF pupils attended The Lincolnshire Show this year.

    Each year, pupils from GANF take part in the Lincolnshire Show’s Schools' Challenge and Wembley Class had been looking forward to taking part.

    The pupils began preparing for their project weeks ago, they decided to research the topic of ‘Healthy Eating’.

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  • 'Outstanding' Ofsted for Sandon School Ofsted Outstanding OP Colour

    Ofsted Inspectors visited Sandon School on 14th June 2017.  It has been 4 years since our last inspection.

    The school continues to be outstanding.

    Ofsted reported, “The leadership and their team of staff are highly committed professionals and ensure that the pupils receive excellent teaching and care."

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Ofsted Outstanding OP ColourWelcome to GANF

Grantham Additional Needs Fellowship comprises Ambergate Sports College and Sandon School...read more

 

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GANF Fundraising

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    AMBERGATE SENSORY ROOM

Target £4,000 - ACHIEVED!

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SANDON SENSORY ROOM

Target £11,343 

Total so far £9,343

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Please look out for events where you can support and help us raise these valuable funds for the children.

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If you have a story you would like to appear in the GANF Gazette, please email katie.bennington@ganf.org.uk or jacki.bartram@ganf.org.uk

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