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Instead of holding Secret Santa this year the staff have donated £100 to The Lexi Mace Brighter Future Fund to help very sick children and their families at Great Ormond Street Hospital.

We are pleased to announce that Winter Wonderland made record profits this year of £5800 which will go towards funding projects in school.

Huge thanks to everyone for all your hard work and support especially the PTA.

On Monday 16th December KS1 enjoyed an afternoon of Christmas activities including craft, party games, biscuit decorating and party food.

In the morning of Thursday 12th December Rainbow class perfomed their Nursery Rhyme Nativity.

In the afternoon and evening Years 1 & 2 also perfomed their play.

The children all performed brilliantly - well done!!
Thank you to everyone for all the hardwork putting on these fabulous productions. 

THANK YOU to everyone who came and enjoyed themselves on Saturday, we were so lucky with the weather and we raised money for the school which is the most important thing!!
(Final figures will be announced at a later date!)

Big thanks go to everyone who...

* Donated bottles, toiletries, toys, books, teddies, cakes, raffle prizes
* Sold raffle tickets to friends and family
* Helped out in the run up to the event, and on the day. Excluding committee, we had approximately 50 volunteers to help things run as they did! That includes members of staff who went above and beyond their day jobs!
* Spent money on games, crafts, raffle tickets, bidding board, refreshments etc.
* Bought items from our external stall holders - if they made money they might want to come back another time!
* Bought tickets for ice skating - this was the centrepiece to the Winter Wonderland; the organisers said everyone was brilliantly behaved & they'd be happy to come back again in the future!
* Recycled their rubbish!
* Spread a little Christmas Cheer!

Many thanks once again,

Laura, Clare, Claire, Cristina, Jo & Sam - your PTA committee

 

On 20th November a team of  Year 5 & 6 pupils attended the Alternate Olympics festival at Theale Green School. They showed tremendous team work and determination and learnt alot of new sporting skills. Well done.

They took part in - boccia, archery, new age Kurling and seated volley ball

 

We very proud to report that our Long Lane dancers performed marvellously at the Interschools Dancing comeptition at Holme Grange School on 17th November.  All three teams danced their best ever.  Our team Sparkle were awarded a very close second place while team Glitter took first place. Their attitude was fantastic throughout and their behaviour was impeccable.  The parents were also wonderful, laden with glittery make up and bags of support. 

A massive thank you to my Miss Penn & Mrs Rushent who have been teaching the pupils to dance over the last 2 months and also won the teacher's competition with a amazing score of 39 - well done.

A BIG thank you to everyone who supported Children in Need this year we raised an amazing £164.

Everyone has been enjoying Maths Week with fun problem solving activities.

How many pieces of fruit did the Hungry Catterpillar eat?
Click here to see how Year 1 worked it out.

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On 14th November Years 3 & 4 went on an autumn walk to Sulham Woods - identifying trees, making maps and having fun playing.

 

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Year 1 went on a wildlife walk on 12th November to Pikeshaw Woods as part of their topic learning.

 

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On Tuesday 5th November pupils in Year 2 went on a wildlife walk to Pikeshaw Woods as part of their topic learning. Pupils had fun finding lots of minibeasts!

 

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On Monday 4th November Year 2 enjoyed a visit from Anita who works at the Scottish and Southern Electricity Network. Pupils asked lots of interesting questions and found out about staying safe around electricity. They also had a closer look at the clothing and equipment used by workers and the important safety signs they may see in the environment.

 

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On 23rd October Years 3 and 4  had a gloriumptious day visiting the Roald Dahl Museum in Great Missenden. The children enjoyed a splendiferous walk around the village seeing some of the buildings that featured in his books plus a stop at the library to read some of his wonderful stories.

 

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A very successful PhonicsWorkshop was held with parents on 16th October.

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On 23rd September Year 6 set off for an amazing 3 day residential trip at PGL Liddington. They enjoyed raft building, archery, the zip wire and so much more.

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On 19th & 20th September Year 5 had a brilliant two days, on the River Thames, at the  Wokingham Waterside Centre. They enjoyed lots of different water activities. It was great to see everyone challenge themselves and encouraging each other.

 

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"Strive" on show on 28th July at Newbury Race Course for the Dubai International Arabian Races. 

Please click here to see photos of the work in progress.

"Strive" our decorated horse sculpture is finished and has been shipped to Newbury Race Course for display at the Dubai International Arabian Races. 

So come and see all the decorated horses at Newbury Race Course on 28th July - entry is free.  https://newburyracecourse.co.uk/raceday/dubai-international-arabian-raceday/

Thank you to everyone for your support and hardwork on this very exciting project!

Mrs Whitehall

Please click here to see photos of the work in progress.

Long Lane is working towards achieving an Eco-School award.The Eco-Schools Green Flag is an internationally recognised award for excellence in environmental action and learning.

A school Eco-Commitee has been appointed comprising of children from each year group.
An Environmental Expo Day was held on Monday 22nd July which parents were invited to:

  • Reception class learned about the underwater environment, making bread turtles and mini jelly fish.
  • Years 1 & 2 learnt about littering, recycling and the importance of plants making their own paper and growing and selling plants.
  • Years 3 & 4 baked and sold cakes on expo day.

  • Years 5 & 6 treated parents to Slam Poetry based on environmental issues they felt passionate about.

Read more about it by clicking on this link to the Reading Chronicle

Congratulations to Phoenix on winning this year’s House Cup! As a special reward for earning so many house points Phoenix house will have a water fight next week to celebrate. Well Done!!!