Latest News and Events

We would like to keep you up-to-date with some of our news from Lanesend Primary, so we've created this special page.

We hope that it will give you an insight into some of the exciting things that happen in our school.

 

Northwood Cemetery Video!

Northwood Cemetery Video!

16/11/2017
Take a look at the Northwood Cemetery Video featuring some of our children!
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Paul Wheeler

Paul Wheeler

14/11/2017
We were very lucky to have Paul Wheeler in today, he visited each class and hosted our Remembrance assembly.
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Harry Potter Themed Christmas Fayre 2017

Harry Potter Themed Christmas Fayre 2017

13/11/2017
We are holding our Christmas Fayre this year on the 11th December 2017 from 5pm-8pm.
Here is what you need to know about our Christmas Fayre this year including our Raffle, donations, outside stalls and much more!
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Year 3 Bouldnor Trip!

Year 3 Bouldnor Trip!

14/11/2017
Last week Year 3 went on a trip to Bouldnor Forest, this included making broomsticks, wands, potions, Hagrid's huts, going in the 'Forbidden Forest’, team games and a sensory reflection on the day.
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Thank you!

Thank you!

14/11/2017

A huge thank you to the following businesses or have donated prizes for the raffle at our Christmas Fayre:


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Plans for Children in Need 2017

Plans for Children in Need 2017

13/11/2017
Find out how Team Lanesend are supporting Children in Need this year.
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Head of House Winners 2017

Head of House Winners 2017

14/10/2017
And the winners are...
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 The Portsmouth University Technology Challenge Day

The Portsmouth University Technology Challenge Day

12/10/2017

Well done to these girls for taking part in The Portsmouth University Technology Challenge Day at Vestas today. Not only did they show creativity and great team work skills, they also showed courage when they had to stand up in front of 11 other schools and teachers and deliver a presentation on their design! Future engineers in the making!

 


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Under 11s Girls Team! Again!!

Under 11s Girls Team! Again!!

12/10/2017

Today we drew 1-1 against Newchurch. Well done girls..again!


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Under 11s Girls Team!

Under 11s Girls Team!

11/10/2017

Our under 11 girls team won 6-0 against Broadlea Primary. Big congratulations to the girls and thank you to Miss Westbrook and Mrs Crews for coaching and support.


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Head of House Votes 2017!

Head of House Votes 2017!

05/10/2017

‘Head of House’ votes taking place today. Good luck to all the candidates taking part

 


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Lanesend Primary Open Days 2017!

Lanesend Primary Open Days 2017!

27/09/2017
Here is the poster for our Open Days 2017!
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Harvest Donation!

Harvest Donation!

22/09/2017
So all the lovely produce which was donated and grown for our Harvest celebration was given to The Soup Kitchen today. Thank you everyone!
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Harvest 2017!

Harvest 2017!

21/09/2017
Harvest has begun!
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A Local Author Visit!

A Local Author Visit!

21/09/2017
Exciting news! We have Marianne Su Yin, a local author visiting school on Tuesday 10th October.
If you would like to preorder a book, please drop £5 into the main office and we will add you to the order list.
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Sorting Hat!

Sorting Hat!

08/09/2017
The sorting hat is giving out our houses today!
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Welcome Back

Welcome Back

04/09/2017
Lanesend Primary would like welcome you all back for our Autumn Term. This terms topic is "Potty about Harry"
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Indian Street Market Summer Celebration 2017

Indian Street Market Summer Celebration 2017

19/07/2017
We have recently held our very own Indian Street Market to honour our final topic of the year 'India'. 
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Cooking with Equals

Cooking with Equals

04/07/2017
Today we had Equals in school today cooking with Year 6.
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New Intake Parent Meetings

New Intake Parent Meetings

11/05/2017

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Road Naming Competition Winners!

Road Naming Competition Winners!

28/04/2017
A very big well done to Rufus and Claudia for winning the road naming competition ran by Gurnard Parish Council.
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Minibus Cake Sale!

Minibus Cake Sale!

24/04/2017
On the last day of term we held a cake sale to raise money for out minibus fund!
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Red Nose Day 2017

Red Nose Day 2017

05/04/2017
Red Nose Day 2017 at Lanesend Primary School!
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Age UK ‘Recall and Reminisce project’

Age UK ‘Recall and Reminisce project’

05/04/2017
On Friday we were lucky enough to have 5 veteran volunteers visit some of our children in school as part of our ‘Made on the Isle of Wight’ topic. The children interviewed our guests about their life in the war and they shared some of their special memorabilia, before writing their very own dairy entry or report. The scheme was delivered as part of the Age UK ‘Recall and Reminisce project’ – Thank you very much for sharing your stories, this has been inspiring for the children who attended!
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Reception Cheverton Farm Visit!

Reception Cheverton Farm Visit!

05/04/2017
Reception were lucky enough to have a visit to Cheverton Farm as part of our Made on the Isle of Wight topic. Although the weather was a little wet and windy, it did not dampen their enthusiasm. 
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Indian Street Market Summer Celebration 2017

Indian Street Market Summer Celebration 2017

19/07/2017

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Trip to the Red Jet 6

Trip to the Red Jet 6

17/03/2017
Some of our year 5 children were lucky enough to visit the Red Jet 6 today as part of our 'Made of the Isle of Wight' topic.
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Published Poets!

Published Poets!

16/03/2017

Young Writers' Poetry Safari competition was specifically designed for 5-7 year-olds as a fun introduction to poetry and as a way to think about the world of animals.

Lanesend Year 2's were lucky enough to get published!


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Spinlock Visit!

Spinlock Visit!

16/03/2017
Our children were lucky enough to visit Spinlock today, how exciting!
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Pre-School Library

Pre-School Library

16/03/2017
Open to all children and their families due to start school in September 2017!
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Red Nose Day 2017

Red Nose Day 2017

16/03/2017
See our poster for Red Nose Day 2017!
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NSPCC

NSPCC

13/03/2017
The NSPCC have been in today for assemblies with the children.

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Dig Day 2017

Dig Day 2017

10/03/2017
Our Dig Day so far!
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Dig Day 2017

Dig Day 2017

08/03/2017
We need you!
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Isle of Wight Speech & Drama Festival Day 2!

Isle of Wight Speech & Drama Festival Day 2!

08/03/2017
Another very successful day!
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Isle of Wight Speech & Drama Festival 2017

Isle of Wight Speech & Drama Festival 2017

07/03/2017
A very successful day at the Isle of Wight Speech and Drama Festival yesterday.
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Pancake Day

Pancake Day

03/03/2017
The winners of the pancake races are...
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Global Rock 2017!

Global Rock 2017!

17/02/2017
See our Facebook Page for live updates from #JRock2017
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Beauty and the Beach

Beauty and the Beach

15/02/2017
Reception entered a competition called Beauty and the Beach and two of our children won!
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Valentine's Lunch

Valentine's Lunch

14/02/2017
Our Valentine's Lunch 
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Spelling Bee!

Spelling Bee!

13/02/2017
Officially the best spellers on the Island!!
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Yorkshire Building Society

Yorkshire Building Society

06/02/2017
We have representatives in today from Yorkshire Building Society in Southampton
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Cake Sale!

Cake Sale!

24/01/2017
CAKE SALE!
Monday 30th January after school
To raise funds for a new school minibus
Please bring your donations in on the Monday morning
Thank you
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Google Expeditions!

Google Expeditions!

23/01/2017
We have Google Expeditions in school today
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Cowes Employees Charities Fund: Junior Rock Challenge 2017 Sponsorship

Cowes Employees Charities Fund: Junior Rock Challenge 2017 Sponsorship

23/01/2017
A big thank you to the Cowes Employees Charities Fund for their £300 sponsorship! 
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A Chip Off The Old Rock - Video

A Chip Off The Old Rock - Video

19/01/2017
A short video the children have watched as part of our whole school topic for this term - Made on the Isle of Wight.
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Message from Judi Keath

Message from Judi Keath

19/01/2017

How lovely to receive comments like this about our wonderful children. This is about our Reception children.


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News reporter visits Year 2

News reporter visits Year 2

17/01/2017
Yesterday a reporter, Joanna Hunt, visited Year 2 to talk about how to write a newspaper.
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Circus Skills workshop

Circus Skills workshop

13/01/2017
Our Year 2 took part in a Circus Skills workshop today.
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LEAF minutes from 11th January 2017

LEAF minutes from 11th January 2017

13/01/2017
LEAF (Lanesend Active Families) are parents who work together to enrich the curricular experience of all the children at Lanesend.
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Menu change 19.01.17

Menu change 19.01.17

12/01/2017

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Is your child due to start school in September 2017?

Is your child due to start school in September 2017?

09/01/2017
If so, please be aware that the deadline for applications for Reception Class places is midnight on Sunday 15th January.
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Autumn Term - reflection

Autumn Term - reflection

16/12/2016
I just thought I'd share with you some - not all! - of the exciting experiences the children have had this Autumn Term. Phew!
There's lots more to come in the Spring, with our new topic 'Made on the Isle of Wight'.
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A very special visitor

A very special visitor

16/12/2016
A very special visitor has arrived and there are presents for every class. 🎄
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Lanesend Christmas Lunch

Lanesend Christmas Lunch

16/12/2016
Click 'read more' to view our photos!
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Reception Nativity, Choir & Christingle evening

Reception Nativity, Choir & Christingle evening

16/12/2016
Thank you so much to everyone who came to our Nativity and Christingle, what great support the children had. Thank you to all the staff, families and children. It really was a wonderful event.
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Years 1-6 Charlie and the Chocolate Factory performance

Years 1-6 Charlie and the Chocolate Factory performance

16/12/2016
Our children did an absolute brilliant performance of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory on Tuesday and Wednesday this week. Thank you to all our families who came to watch.
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Lanesend Jackanory - episode 1

Lanesend Jackanory - episode 1

09/12/2016
Tune into Lanesend Jackanory - our first epidsode is a 'Mogs First Christmas' read by George Archer.
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Lanesend Christmas Fayre 2016

Lanesend Christmas Fayre 2016

06/12/2016
Drum roll please! We raised a massive £3400 at the Fayre last night....wow!!!!
A massive thank you to all the staff, families and children who ran stalls, help set up, donated and spent money. 
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Business Buddies - Tycoon in Schools Presentation

Business Buddies - Tycoon in Schools Presentation

29/11/2016

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Even More Christmas Raffle Donations!

Even More Christmas Raffle Donations!

23/11/2016

A big thank you to the following business' who have also kindly donated raffle prizes: 


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Children in Need - Money Raised

Children in Need - Money Raised

18/11/2016
Drum roll please....£510 raised today for Children in Need, well done to the Year 6 girls for organising. Thank you to everyone who donated money and cakes.

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Children in Need at Lanesend

Children in Need at Lanesend

18/11/2016
Donations are rolling in from these fabulous events and we’re very excited to see how much our pupils will raise for Children in Need this year.

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Anti-Bullying Week video

Anti-Bullying Week video

16/11/2016
Charlie and the Glass Elevator class created a video for Anti-Bullying Week. Click 'read more..' to watch their video!
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PC Finch E Safety Presentation

PC Finch E Safety Presentation

15/11/2016
E safety talk presented by PC Finch at Lanesend Primary School.
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Volunteer Open Day - 24th November 2016

Volunteer Open Day - 24th November 2016

11/11/2016
Lanesend Primary School's Volunteer Open Day - 24th November 2016
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'Pure Imagination' Christmas Fayre

'Pure Imagination' Christmas Fayre

07/11/2016
Our Christmas Fayre will take place on Monday 5th December 2016
5:00pm - 7:00pm
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Christmas Raffle Donations

Christmas Raffle Donations

04/11/2016

A big thank you to the following people and business' for donating raffle prizes for our Christmas fayre


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Wightfibre: Junior Rock Challenge 2017 Sponsorship

Wightfibre: Junior Rock Challenge 2017 Sponsorship

04/11/2016
Another WOW moment! Wightfibre have kindly sponsored us £500 for the Junior Rock Challenge 2017.
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Co-Op: Junior Rock Challenge 2017 Sponsorship

Co-Op: Junior Rock Challenge 2017 Sponsorship

02/11/2016
WOW moment! Co-Op have given us £500 towards our Junior Rock Challenge 2017. Our community are simply fabulous!!
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Spinlock: Junior Rock Challenge 2017 Sponsorship

Spinlock: Junior Rock Challenge 2017 Sponsorship

02/11/2016
Another sponsor just in, Spinlock with £100 - amazing! Thank you very much for the support with our Junior Rock Challenge 2017.
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Conference Day - Portsmouth University

Conference Day - Portsmouth University

02/11/2016
A super day for the winners of our Tim Peake competition. They were also lucky enough to meet Major Tim Peake himself!
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Activity Day - Portsmouth University

Activity Day - Portsmouth University

02/11/2016

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Spencer Rigging: Junior Rock Challenge 2017 Sponsorship

Spencer Rigging: Junior Rock Challenge 2017 Sponsorship

31/10/2016
Thank you to Spencer Rigging who are kindly sponsoring our Junior Rock Challenge 2017 with £25.00.
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LEAF meeting 4th & 11th October 2016

LEAF meeting 4th & 11th October 2016

31/10/2016

LEAF minutes from 4th & 11th October 2016


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Branstone Farm Study Centre

Branstone Farm Study Centre

20/10/2016
Some of our children are attending Branstone Farm Study Centre for a 6 week provision learning about farm life.
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Four of our children attended an inspiring ‘Love to Learn’ workshop

Four of our children attended an inspiring ‘Love to Learn’ workshop

17/10/2016
Four of our children attended an inspiring ‘Love to Learn’ workshop on Thursday 13th October 2016 with critical thinker and problem solver Simon Cooper-Hinds.
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Lanesend winners again! IW Literacy Festival

Lanesend winners again! IW Literacy Festival

17/10/2016
IW Literary Festival Story Telling competition announcement...
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Team Lanesend - team building event

Team Lanesend - team building event

15/10/2016
Team Lanesend has spent the day at a team building event - Sherlock Holmes hosted the day!
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Author visits today as part of IW Literary Festival

Author visits today as part of IW Literary Festival

14/10/2016
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Well done to the U11 Girls Football Team

Well done to the U11 Girls Football Team

12/10/2016
U11 girls football team - we won against Cowes Primary School, well done girls!
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What an exciting Wednesday! 28.09.2016

What an exciting Wednesday! 28.09.2016

03/10/2016
I think last Wednesday will go down as a great memory for all the children here at Lanesend.
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Year R Reception trip

Year R Reception trip

25/09/2016

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Tycoon in Schools - business competition for schools

Tycoon in Schools - business competition for schools

23/09/2016
We are going to be entering Tycoon in Schools, which is a business competition for schools. Our first business meeting is taking place today to decide what business we will set up. Some very interesting ideas from our children.
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Harvest Celebration - 22/09/2016

Harvest Celebration - 22/09/2016

23/09/2016
Thank you to all the families who came and joined us during our Harvest Celebration and for all the lovely tea and cake contributions we received.
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Roald Dahl themed funky fruit and veg

Roald Dahl themed funky fruit and veg

22/09/2016
Roald Dahl themed funky fruit and veg - in the words of Roald Dahl they were "whoopsy-splunkers" (fantastic)
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LEAF meeting 13.09.2016

LEAF meeting 13.09.2016

16/09/2016
LEAF minutes from 13th September 2016:
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We have been awarded the Silver School Games Mark

We have been awarded the Silver School Games Mark

16/09/2016
Happy Friday everyone, news in late last night that we have been awarded the Silver School Games Mark.
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Roald Dahl Day

Roald Dahl Day

13/09/2016
Roald Dahl Day photos - what an effort families and staff have made, absolutely "phizz-whizzing"
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Welcome back! Autumn Term 2016

Welcome back! Autumn Term 2016

05/09/2016
What a glorious summer it was. The sun shone much more than was expected and made the long summer holiday one to remember. 

We welcome our new families in to Reception and hope that the children will love being here at Lanesend and enjoy their learning every day.

Our Autumn Term Theme this year is ‘We Are the Dreamers of Dreams’ Roald Dahl.
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Mr and Mrs Evans

Mr and Mrs Evans

13/08/2016
Team Lanesend wish Becky and Brett congratulations on their wedding day. ❤️
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Shakespeare Themed Fayre 19/07/2016

Shakespeare Themed Fayre 19/07/2016

21/07/2016
'Lanesend Players Love Shakespeare'

Team Lanesend and all our families had a fantastic afternoon at our Summer Fayre The event celebrated the works of Shakespeare where all of our children performed Shakespeare plays.

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Running order for the summer fayre on Tuesday 19th July

Running order for the summer fayre on Tuesday 19th July

13/07/2016

Running order for the summer fayre on Tuesday 19th July.

 

 


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The Opening Ceremony has begun - Olympics Week

The Opening Ceremony has begun - Olympics Week

11/07/2016
We begin our Olympic Week with an opening ceremony out in the school field.

On Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday morning the children will be completing a range of sporting activities in their class groups, with the closing ceremony on Thursday afternoon. 
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Careers Day 2016

Careers Day 2016

11/07/2016

On Friday 8th July, we held a careers day in school. We had everything from a mock trial with a lawyer, to super yacht design and everything in between.

We want to say a huge thank you to everyone who gave up their time to provide such a valuable and enjoyable day.


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Summer Fayre - Tuesday 19 July at 14:00–18:00

Summer Fayre - Tuesday 19 July at 14:00–18:00

11/07/2016
We are holding our Summer Fayre with a twist this year! The event will celebrate the works of Shakespeare with all of our children performing Shakespeare plays. There will be Elizabethan games for children, food, morris dancers and a falconry display to name a few of the activities - more to follow. 
Entrance fee of £1 per person, all monies raised at the event to Lanesend Primary.
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La Solitaire Bombard Le Figaro visit

La Solitaire Bombard Le Figaro visit

23/06/2016
La Solitaire Bombard Le Figaro is visiting Cowes. Some of our children are at the Yacht Haven this morning visiting the boats and meeting those involved.
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Another outside area improvement ticked off the list

Another outside area improvement ticked off the list

22/06/2016

Look what's happened to our courtyard overnight!


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Regional Finals - Global Rock

Regional Finals - Global Rock

22/06/2016
Global Rockers took part in the Southern Regional Finals and they did us all proud. It was a long but amazing day and the children kept the vibe going right up until the end!
Click here to view all our pictures of the day.
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Installation of new outside areas chosen by our School Council

Installation of new outside areas chosen by our School Council

21/06/2016
Lanesend Primary’s School Council was given a budget of £10,000 to spend on the outside areas of the school. The children have been watching over the last 2 weeks as the equipment was installed, getting excited as day by day they could see their ideas coming to life. The children chose a swing, bug hotel, climbing net, trim trail and bars. Today we took photos of the School Council with the product’s they had chosen. 
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Lanesend's Referendum on Europe: Should I stay or should I go?

Lanesend's Referendum on Europe: Should I stay or should I go?

21/06/2016
Lanesend Primary School held their own referendum on Europe as part of their weekly whole school debate. The children from Year 1 through to Year 6 followed the news closely and held regular discussions in class over the week before voting. The result was 161 members voted to remain whist 80 voted to leave. 
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 Welcome Meeting presentation held 10/06/2016 for new intake in September 2016

Welcome Meeting presentation held 10/06/2016 for new intake in September 2016

20/06/2016
You can view each slide from our Welcome Meeting presentation held on Wednesday 10th June for new intake in September 2016.
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Empty Classroom Day ⛅🌻

Empty Classroom Day ⛅🌻

17/06/2016
Lanesend took part in a national project called Empty Classroom Day, which promotes outdoor learning opportunities on Friday 17th June.
Click here to view all our photos of the day.
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School Council take part in Chartwells's taste test

School Council take part in Chartwells's taste test

16/06/2016
On Tuesday our School Council took part in Chartwells's taste test to give feedback on dishes for the new menu.
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SPLATS Theatre visit Lanesend 🎭

SPLATS Theatre visit Lanesend 🎭

16/06/2016
On Wednesday 15th June SPLATS Theatre visited our school to performed A Midsummer Night’s Dream to the whole school. 🎭

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Today we are celebrating National Kindness Day! 💗💐

Today we are celebrating National Kindness Day! 💗💐

10/06/2016
Our children and staff have designed their own badges about what kindness means to them.

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Country Dancing Festival

Country Dancing Festival

09/06/2016
Our Country Dancers took part in a festival at Havenstreet on Wednesday 8th June.
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We need you!

We need you!

09/06/2016
Can you help with our very exciting ‘Lanesend Players Love Shakespeare’ event?
Please take a look at the posters below for all the details. We simply can't do it without you! Many hands make light work!
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Lanesend featured in Cowes Town Council newsletter

Lanesend featured in Cowes Town Council newsletter

08/06/2016
Councillor David Jones, Cowes Town Mayor, wrote two lovely articles about our school events in the Cowes Town Council Spring 2016 Newsletter. Click read more to view them here.
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Year 4 win Wallace and Gromit's May’s ‘Creation of the Month’

Year 4 win Wallace and Gromit's May’s ‘Creation of the Month’

06/06/2016
Lanesend are winners again!

Year 4 won a Gromit bean toy in May’s ‘Creation of the Month’ competition on wallaceandgromit.com They designed cracking contraptions for Wallace and Gromit and wrote explanation texts to accompany their creations.
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Gifted and Talented workshop at Newchurch Primary

Gifted and Talented workshop at Newchurch Primary

25/05/2016
Darcy & Jacob in Year 5 and Charlie I & Charlie B in Year 6 attended the Gifted and Talented workshop at Newchurch Primary yesterday. 
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Request for Quotation

Request for Quotation

25/05/2016
Lanesend Primary School have a new building project which appropriate contractors are welcome to submit their quotation for using the school's Request for Quotation pack.
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Run Wight Final 21st May 2016

Run Wight Final 21st May 2016

24/05/2016
Well done to Tom Flynn for coming 3rd in the Year 6 Boys.
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Reception Winners - Be Bright Be Seen!

Reception Winners - Be Bright Be Seen!

20/05/2016
Our children did a fantastic job and the school won 50 high visibility vests. Well done Reception!
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We need you! Lanesend Careers Day 2016

We need you! Lanesend Careers Day 2016

16/05/2016
We are holding another Careers Day on Friday 8th July for the children and would love to hear from people with interesting and exciting jobs!
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Team Lanesend - Walk the Wight

Team Lanesend - Walk the Wight

16/05/2016
Well done Lanesend children, families and staff for completing Walk the Wight on Sunday 16th May 2016.
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Year 6 post SATS trip to Isle Jump for a celebration bounce

Year 6 post SATS trip to Isle Jump for a celebration bounce

16/05/2016
A fantastic treat for all the hard work they've done!
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New addition to our outside play area

New addition to our outside play area

12/05/2016
The School Council chose this xylophone for our outside area.
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Our chicken eggs have arrived

Our chicken eggs have arrived

11/05/2016
Just have to wait for them to hatch now.
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Construction of our new chicken run 🐔

Construction of our new chicken run 🐔

04/05/2016
We have started work on our new chicken run today 🐔
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Staff Scooter Training

Staff Scooter Training

03/05/2016
This evening Team Lanesend took part in scooter training at school.

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Visit from The Happy Puzzle Co.

Visit from The Happy Puzzle Co.

28/04/2016
The school had a great time with The Happy Puzzle Co. today. Lots of super team work and thinking skills came to light.
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Hamlet class outdoor learning

Hamlet class outdoor learning

26/04/2016
Hamlet class today drawing in the pond area and planting flowers outside their classroom.

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Year 4 trip to Little Canada 2016 updates

Year 4 trip to Little Canada 2016 updates

26/04/2016
Our Year 4 classes are having a super time at Little Canada and it's great to see lots of the children attempting activities that challenge their thinking and fears.

Visit our Facebook or gallery page to keep updated on their trip.

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Year 2 visit to Northwood Cemetery

Year 2 visit to Northwood Cemetery

25/04/2016
As part of our National Science Curriculum, both Year 2 classes visited Northwood Cemetery today to help plant bulbs.
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Year 4 are off to Little Canada

Year 4 are off to Little Canada

25/04/2016
Year 4 arrived at Little Canada and very excited!
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Lanesend-Blue Scooters

Lanesend-Blue Scooters

22/04/2016
Our lovely new scooters will benefit our PE lessons and after-school club by providing our children an opportunity to actively create and transform their own ideas into endless movement opportunities. Balance and coordination will also be put to the test!
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Air Ambulance Assembly

Air Ambulance Assembly

19/04/2016
Today we had a visit from the Air Ambulance in assembly.

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Today YR 4 have had a visit from Cllr Jonathan Bacon

Today YR 4 have had a visit from Cllr Jonathan Bacon

18/04/2016
Today in school we have had a visit from Cllr Jonathan Bacon who visited Year 4 after they wrote to him regarding the Syrian Refugee Crisis. The children learnt about his role in the IOW Council.
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Check out our Early Years Blog!

Check out our Early Years Blog!

18/04/2016
Click here to view Macbeth's and Measure for Measure's blog.
The children in Early Years have been sharing their learning through this blog.

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Official Pond Opening

Official Pond Opening

13/04/2016
Today we held the official opening for our lovely new pond. Mayor of Cowes, Cllr David Jones, kindly attended and cut the ribbon for us.
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Island-wide running events for boys and girls

Island-wide running events for boys and girls

12/04/2016
Junior RunWight Challenge 2016 heats will be held at three different venues across the Island and will be run over a 2,000 metre course.

Closing dates for entries
[Cowes]: Friday 22 April 2016
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The Winter's Tale Shakespeare drama

The Winter's Tale Shakespeare drama

12/04/2016
On Tuesday 12th April, The Winter's Tale class, Year 3, performed Shakespeare drama in class bringing 'The Winter's Tale' to life.
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Summer Term Topic: 'To Be Or Not To Be, That Is The Question'

Summer Term Topic: 'To Be Or Not To Be, That Is The Question'

11/04/2016
We begin this term with a focus on Shakespeare as on April 23rd it will be 400 years since his death. We are really looking forward to the children learning about the different stories and how our lives today reflect the lives 400 years ago.
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Spring Treasure Hunt 🌻

Spring Treasure Hunt 🌻

23/03/2016
Our children had a brilliant afternoon whilst taking part in Lanesend's Spring Treasure Hunt 🌻
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‘I Ate Healthily’ awards 18.03.2016

‘I Ate Healthily’ awards 18.03.2016

22/03/2016
This term we have introduced the ‘I Ate Healthily’ awards.
Each lunchtime, our lovely lunch supervisor's will become ‘undercover agents’ to spot our healthy eaters, whether they are having a school lunch or packed lunch from home.
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Anti-Bullying Ambassador's Cake Sale

Anti-Bullying Ambassador's Cake Sale

21/03/2016
Drum roll please....the cake sale today raised £115.00 which is enough to buy the Anti-Bullying Ambassador identification jackets.


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'A leap in time' celebration parties - we had some surprise visitors!

'A leap in time' celebration parties - we had some surprise visitors!

21/03/2016
During our 'a leap in time' celebration parties today we had some surprise visitors in school!
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Our spectactular Leap Year Menu

Our spectactular Leap Year Menu

21/03/2016
Our kitchen team excelled again today with a Leap Year themed lunch to go with our 'A Leap in Time' celebrations this afternoon.

Our children were treated to special frog cookies and a fresh fruit extravaganza for desert!
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Sport Relief 2016

Sport Relief 2016

21/03/2016
On Friday 18th March, children wore sports clothing to school in return for a suggested donation of £1 towards Sport Relief. Throughout the day lots of exciting activities took place. Click here to view our Sport Relief 2016 gallery.
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Short listed! RIBA IW Young Designers Award competition 2016

Short listed! RIBA IW Young Designers Award competition 2016

18/03/2016
The brief for this year's award was to design a new use for Totland Pier. Our children came up with some very imaginative ideas.
Well done to Lorelai W, Year 4, who has been short listed!


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KS2 Cross Country Team Relay

KS2 Cross Country Team Relay

16/03/2016
On Wednesday 16th March some of our KS2 children competed in a team cross country competition at Cowes Enterprise College.
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Our new pond

Our new pond

14/03/2016
The pond is finished and it looks truly stunning. We need to say a big thank you to the Cowes Town Council for providing a grant which allowed us to finally go ahead, as we have been saving away to pay for it!.
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Pirates and Mad Scientists Day

Pirates and Mad Scientists Day

11/03/2016
We finish this week with our Pirates! An Adventure with Scientists Day.
Our children came into school today dressed as a pirate or a mad scientist.
We have science workshops in school all day.

You can view all our photos here: http://www.lanesendprimary.co.uk/Pirates!-An-Adventure-with-Scientists-Day-11.03.2016
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Young Designers Award competition 2016

Young Designers Award competition 2016

10/03/2016
This year's entries for the Young Designers Award competition. The brief for this year's award was to design a new use for Totland Pier. Our children came up with some very imaginative ideas. Judging is due to take place on 13th March.
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A new addition to the pond

A new addition to the pond

10/03/2016
Say hello to our new squirrel who will be looking over our new pond area. Thank you to The Carved Tree for our beautiful new addition - he is fabulous!
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Runners up in the Cowes Cluster Netball Tournament!

Runners up in the Cowes Cluster Netball Tournament!

09/03/2016
On Tuesday 8th March, India, Aiden, Tom, Connie, Kayleigh, Maddie and Eijah came runners up in the Cowes Cluster Netball Tournament. The team played remarkably and they have made it to the finals!
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Can you Outsmart an 11 year old?

Can you Outsmart an 11 year old?

09/03/2016

Primary school students face a tough new English test this year – see how you’d fare with this quiz from The Guardian newspaper

http://www.theguardian.com/teacher-network/2016/jan/24/spelling-punctuation-and-grammar-can-you-outsmart-an-11-year-old

 


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Tea Dance 2016

Tea Dance 2016

08/03/2016
As part of our Leap in Time topic, KS1 wrote to local care homes, friends and family members over 60 years old to invite them to the ‘Tea Dance’ which took place on Monday 7th March.
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Isle of Wight Speech and Drama Festival

Isle of Wight Speech and Drama Festival

03/03/2016
One individual from each year group were chosen to recite a verse at the IOW Music, Dance and Drama Festival on Tuesday 1st and Wednesday 2nd March.

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Reception Classes visit Cowes Lifeboat Station

Reception Classes visit Cowes Lifeboat Station

02/03/2016
Wednesday 2nd March - Earlier this afternoon our Reception classes visited the Cowes Lifeboat Station. 

Click the link below to read OnTheWight's media coverage.
http://onthewight.com/2016/03/02/151704/
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IOW Scouts Assembly

IOW Scouts Assembly

01/03/2016
Tuesday 1st March - During assembly today, Isle of Wight Scouts visited our school to talk about their organisation.

You can contact Kelly on 07961476600 or email kelly.reay@scouts.org.uk if your child is interested in joining the Isle of Wight Scouts.
www.isleofwightscouts.org.uk
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Macbeth and Hamlet buddy afternoon

Macbeth and Hamlet buddy afternoon

29/02/2016
Monday 29th Feb - Macbeth and Hamlet classes have been working on time this afternoon making clocks, o'clock bingo and writing 'a time for everything' poems.
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Royal Observatory February 2016

Royal Observatory February 2016

01/03/2016
As part of our Spring term topic, ‘A Leap in Time’, Years 2, 3, 4, 5 and 6 all got the chance to visit the Royal Observatory and Planetarium in Greenwich during February 2016 - You can view our gallery of each trip here

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Wild times at Lanesend!

Wild times at Lanesend!

26/02/2016
Last night the crowd went wild as Lanesend Primary performed ‘Where the Wild Things Are’ at J Rock 2016. Our entry was kindly sponsored by Wightfibre, Island Facility Services and the Cowes Charity Committee.

The evening really did go wild when the final award of the night was announced and Lanesend Primary were awarded first place- You can view our Global Rock 2016 gallery here

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Global Rock 2016

Global Rock 2016

25/02/2016
The children are on there way to Southampton Guildhall to perform for Global Rock 2016. Our performance title is 'Where the Wild Things Are'

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Remarkable Children - Pottery Workshop

Remarkable Children - Pottery Workshop

16/02/2016
On Monday 15th February four of our remarkable artists; Mia, Tia, Alicia and Trinny attended the Quay Arts Centre for a workshop with professional Clay maker and print artist to learn new creative skills.
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RE Day - Buddhism 11th Feb 2016

RE Day - Buddhism 11th Feb 2016

11/02/2016
Our Year 2 classes made clay models to support our learning exploring Buddhism.
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Good to Be Green Tea Party 11th Feb 2016

Good to Be Green Tea Party 11th Feb 2016

11/02/2016
A treat for excellent behaviour!
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Dr. Bike session - Wednesday 10th February

Dr. Bike session - Wednesday 10th February

10/02/2016
A big thank you to Nicky Metcalf from Sustrans for organising this event, our children are very happy with their improved and safe bikes!
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Years 3 and 4 Trip to Royal Observatory

Years 3 and 4 Trip to Royal Observatory

09/02/2016
As part of our Spring term topic, ‘A Leap in Time’, Years 3 and 4 visited the Royal Observatory and Planetarium in Greenwich on Monday 8th February.
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9th Feb 2016 - Pond start date

9th Feb 2016 - Pond start date

09/02/2016

The digging has begun!

We have started work on our new pond, which will take about a month to install, but we hope that once opened the children will have many hours exploring pond life!

You can view our progress in our gallery here.


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This term's topic: 'A Leap in Time'

This term's topic: 'A Leap in Time'

18/01/2016

This term’s topic is ‘A Leap in Time’ and one of our aims is to get the children telling the time in both analogue and digital. With this aim, we have ordered every child a watch to wear in school to help them tell the time.

You can view our 'A Leap in Time' gallery here


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Tim Peake spoke The Tempest class in a live webcast from the International Space Station

Tim Peake spoke The Tempest class in a live webcast from the International Space Station

03/02/2016
The Tempest class had a super trip to Liverpool on Tuesday 2nd February. During their trip they visited the World Museum and participated in a live web chat with British Astronaut, Tim Peake, from the International Space Station!
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The Tempest class are on their way! World Museum - Liverpool

The Tempest class are on their way! World Museum - Liverpool

01/02/2016

The Tempest Class are on their way to Liverpool to the World Museum!

Visit our FacebookTwitter or gallery page to keep updated on their trip. 


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Good to Be Green Tea Party 22nd Jan 2016

Good to Be Green Tea Party 22nd Jan 2016

22/01/2016
The Good to be Green tea party is back by popular request!
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IW Radio coverage of the Tempest Class World Museum visit

IW Radio coverage of the Tempest Class World Museum visit

28/01/2016
"Cowes Youngsters To Speak To Major Tim Peake In Space" Click here to read the article!
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Red Funnel sponsor our ferry travel for Liverpool trip

Red Funnel sponsor our ferry travel for Liverpool trip

26/01/2016

News flash!!!!

We are very pleased to announce that Red Funnel are kindly sponsoring our Red Jet tickets to and from our trip to the World Museum in Liverpool.

More to follow this week


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Tim Peake to call Tempest Class from the International Space Station!

Tim Peake to call Tempest Class from the International Space Station!

26/01/2016
The Tempest class are going to Liverpool after being chosen to attend a live web chat with Tim Peake on the International Space Station - WOW!!
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Pop Up Soup Kitchen Cake Sale

Pop Up Soup Kitchen Cake Sale

22/01/2016
Thank you to everyone who donated and bought cakes at the cake sale on Friday 22nd January, £100 was raised for the Pop Up Soup Kitchen.
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100% Attendance for Autumn Term

100% Attendance for Autumn Term

18/12/2015
A staggering 142 children have been awarded a bronze certificate for achieving 100% attendance for the Autumn Term 2015. We are extremely proud!
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Merry Christmas from Team Lanesend!

Merry Christmas from Team Lanesend!

17/12/2015

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Christmas Carols at Gurnard Church

Christmas Carols at Gurnard Church

17/12/2015
On Thursday 17th December, all our children walked down to Gurnard Church to participate in a Carol Service.It was a lovely afternoon and fun for all!
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Scrumptious Christmas Biscuits

Scrumptious Christmas Biscuits

17/12/2015
Our superb children from classes Macbeth and Hamlet have been making these Christmas biscuits today. They look very tasty!
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Lanesend's Very British Christmas Performances 2015

Lanesend's Very British Christmas Performances 2015

16/12/2015
What a wonderful performance our talented pupils presented on Wednesday 15th and Thursday 16th December for all our families and staff. After all their hard work, both afternoons were a success!
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Christmas Choir performed at St Mary's Hospital

Christmas Choir performed at St Mary's Hospital

11/12/2015
On Friday 11th December, our Christmas choir group performed in Afton Ward at St Mary's Hospital.
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Year 4's letters to IOW Council

Year 4's letters to IOW Council

10/12/2015
Our Year 4 pupils wrote letters to the Isle of Wight Council regarding the refugees in Syria, they got a response and some really positive feedback too. A proud teacher moment for Year 4 receiving this letter. Well done Year 4!
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