Posts by Sandown School

Learning Ambassadors

The Learning Ambassador programme supports children and young people in contributing to school improvement, by undertaking themed learning walks around classrooms. Trained initially through visits to other schools, the ambassadors take back their learning to their own establishments and work with senior leaders to implement their ideas. Ambassador sessions are also designed to enhance pupils’…

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Working Ways

Working Ways is the sister programme of the highly successful Learning Ambassadors Programme. Business Ambassadors tour local businesses, both ‘up front’ and ‘behind the scenes’ to learn about the skills needed to operate a successful business. These are then compared to the skills developed in schools. Our aim is to raise aspirations, dispel misconceptions and…

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Attendance

Please click here to find out about withdrawal from learning during term time.

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Online Safety

Andrew Gunn is visiting the school on Thursday 5th October 2017. He will be leading a whole school assembly, then year 5 & 6 will each have a session with Andrew. He will finish the day with a Parent Workshop at 2.30pm in the hall. The entire day is themed around Online Safety.

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Rainbow Fundraising Day

The school council organised a colourful fundraising day and pupils wore the colour of their chosen charity. Red – Save the Children Orange – RNLI Yellow – St Michaels Hospice Green – Kipling Ward Blue – RSPCA Indigo – Help for Heroes Pink – Mencap The children looked very colourful and we would like to…

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Science Masterclass

Year 5 Masterclass Our 5 masterclass children enjoyed another great day when they visited a local smallholding. This session in the Master Class programme, organised by the Education Futures Trust, encouraged the children to have a deeper understanding of the environment around them. They found out about breeding and caring for chickens, goats, sheep, bees…

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