Sandown School News

Fire of London

By Sandown School | March 23, 2018

Year 2 pupils have been learning about the Fire Of London. This week, the weather allowed us to  set fire to some model houses that we made to see how quickly a fire spreads. Luckily Mr. Lawrence the caretaker was on hand to keep everyone safe.  

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Bookworms Book Club

By Sandown School | March 23, 2018

Children from Mrs. Tugwell’s Bookworms Book Club were lucky enough to meet an author at Hastings Library. Helen Peters has written a book called Evie’s Ghost which is one of the entries in the East Sussex Book Award contest. Our pupils prepared interesting questions for the author and also had a chance to visit the…

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Cross Country

By Sandown School | March 23, 2018

Once again Sandown were the proud hosts of the local area cross country in our amazing school grounds. 11 schools participated with over 700 children taking part. The course is quite challenging but our children were resilient. Mr. Davies, Mr. Brown and Mr. Lindsay encouraged the children as they ran and Sandown achieved an amazing…

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Year 5 Excalibur Dance at Helenswood Dance Show 2018

By Sandown School | March 23, 2018

Year 5 pupils performed an Outstanding piece of dance at the Helenswood Dance show on Thursday evening. The pupils had been taught by Elaine Vanner from Helenswood and the dance is linked to their class text in English. The dance told the story of King Arthur and Merlin with scenes from the sword being pulled from the…

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Hastings Half Marathon

By Sandown School | March 23, 2018

We were so proud of over 30 parents and staff from Sandown who took part in the Hastings Half Marathon for several causes. Many of our runners were supporting Team Bird who raised over £4,000 for the Royal Marsden Hospital following recent recovery by our parent, Kelly Bird. The Hospice also received support as many…

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New Library Opening

By Sandown School | March 9, 2018

Today we officially opened our lovely, new school library.

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World Book Day

By Sandown School | March 2, 2018

We will celebrate World Book Day next Thursday 8th March. This gives time for costumes to be delivered following the snow. Potato characters can start coming into school on any day.

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Pond Clearing

By Sandown School | February 23, 2018

We would like to say a huge ‘Thank you’ to the volunteers from TCV Conservation for helping to clear the school pond today! It will be great to have use of the School pond as it is such a wonderful resource for Outdoor Learning. The children benefit so much from being able to take their…

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Bike It – 8.02.18

By Sandown School | February 12, 2018

On Thursday 8th February, year 5 and 6 children took part in a ‘Bike It’ session run by Janie Burrage and they absolutely loved it! They were taught the basic skills needed to be road safety aware in a fun and dynamic session filled with challenges and games. We are hoping the sessions inspired the children to want…

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Safer Internet Day

By Sandown School | February 6, 2018

This has been a great start to the week, not only due to the wintery scene outside our windows but also the fantastic school assembly that has been put together by two of our year six pupils! Abigail Wright and Kyle Bradford attended a Digital Resilience conference a few weeks ago, in which they gained a real insight into the dangers of…

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