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Christmas Jumper Day 2020 at GANF!

Pupils and Staff at Sandon and Ambergate schools took part in the annual Christmas Jumper Day in aid of the ‘Save the Children’ Charity.

Everyone was looking forward to the day to come into school to show off their brightly …

Artsmark Award for Sandon!

We are delighted to announce that we have been awarded the Artsmark Gold Award!

The Artsmark Award strives to inspire young people through Arts and Cultural experiences.

Our feedback from Artsmark said:

“You are evidently committed to the Arts at

Sandon School awarded accredited status by the Autism Accreditation Committee

This is a great achievement after a lot of hard work put in by all staff over the last two years.

The final part of the assessment process took place between the 21st and 24th of September 2020, …

Ambergate pupils awarded Blue Peter Badges!

Back in July, two pupils from Ambergate school applied for Blue Peter badges.

Ellie Clark created a beautiful piece of artwork and wrote an amazing letter to the show explaining why she believed she deserved to be awarded a badge. …

GANF pupils receive an official ‘Thank you’ from Duke of Edinburgh Awards

GANF pupils taking part in their Duke of Edinburgh Award this year, have been doing such a fantastic job helping within the local community that the Central England DofE Director, Jackie Bull, has awarded them with an official certificate to …

Anyone for Tennis? Table Tennis that is!

With the London Marathon cancelled this year, the organisers encouraged participants to still take part in virtual activities.

With that in mind, Ambergate pupil Joe Marlor, spoke with his Mum, Karen, and together they came up with their own event, …

Paralympian star opens new primary block at Ambergate Sports College

Ambergate Sports College welcomed gold medal superstar, Richard Whitehead MBE, to open their brand new state-of-the-art building in a socially distanced ceremony. The World Record holder followed in the footsteps of Team GB Judo star, Jack Hodgson, who celebrated the …

GANF support the NHS

Back in April Sandon School were approached by The Education Team on behalf of Rolls-Royce who were making face visors for NHS Hospitals and front-line Health Care staff during the COVID-19 crisis.

There brief was simple, they were looking for …

A double thank you!

Do you remember back in November 2019, we asked you to collect as many ‘Books for Schools’ Tokens as you could from The Sun newspaper until the scheme finished at the end of January 2020? Well, with your fantastic support …

Sandon pupil receives Blue Peter Badge

Sandon pupil, Leo Kerby-Kayne (8 years old) has been awarded a Blue Peter badge.

During lockdown, Leo made a bird feeder using waste items that were due to be recycled.

Leo’s mum Sam wrote into Blue Peter explaining what Leo …