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On Tuesday 8th February we celebrated Maths and raised money for the NSPCC by wearing clothes with numbers on. A fantastic number of parents joined in our Number Day workshop.
A big thank you to Mrs Hazell for organising the day. 


Click here for the Maths page which contains the PowerPoint from the presentation and web links to lots of useful Maths sites.

On Thursday 2nd February Long Lane School was transformed into Hogwarts School of Witchcraft & Wizardry for the evening. An amazing time was had by all as the students learnt about potions, practiced spells and the art of duelling. A big thank you to Mrs Handley for organising the event and to Mrs Rushent for leading on the magical scientific activities!

Click here for more pictures from the evening.

On Monday 30th January, the children in Year 5/6 experienced what it was like to be an evacuee in WWII.  Please click here for more pictures.

Another amazing Christmas Fair was run by the PTA on  Friday 2nd December
Thank you to everyone who helped and supported the fair making it such a fantastic evening.

A BIG thank you to everyone who supported Children in Need this year. We raised £249.39 from wearing spotty clothing and the cake sale - THANK YOU.

A very successful Phonics & Spelling Workshop was held with parents on 19th October.

 

 Please click here for information.

 

On  29th & 30th September Years 5 & 6 had a fabulous two days, on the Thames, at Adventure Dolphin in Pangboure. They enjoyed getting wet kayaking on the river followed by conquering the heights of the indoor climbing wall. 

 

Please click here to see more photos from the trip.

On Tuesday 27th September Years 3 & 4 had an amazing day at the National Gallery. The favourite painting of the day was The Bathers At Asnieres by Seurat but they also enjoyed paintings by Lorrain, Canaletto, Rousseau and Stubbs.

Please click here to see more photos from the trip.

Congratulations to Dragon for winning the Lambden House Point Cup. The other 3 houses all tied in second place. 

Everyone enjoyed the fantastic 50th Anniversary Summer Fair on 16th July which raised an amazing £2816.70. The PTA wish to thank everyone for all their support.

Rainbow class had an amazing day at Ufton Court with their teddies. Click here for more photos.

On Wednesday 22nd June Year 5/6 had a fantastic day at the Harry Potter Studios.

Please click here to see more photos from the trip.

 

Congratulations to the Year5/6 team who came second at the sports day event for local primary schools held at Denefield school on 21st June.

Long lane take 1st and 2nd place at the Little Heath Tournament on 14th June.
Congratulations to all the children who took part -they were brilliant! We are very proud of you.

Long Lane 1      = 1st
Long Lane A      = 2nd
Birch Copse 1    = 3rd
St.Pauls 1         = 4th
Park Lane         = 5th
St.Pauls A         = 6th
Birch Copse A    =7th

Congratulations to Dragon & Unicorn for winning the Infant & Junior Sports Days.

Well done  to everyone for another fantastic Sports Day despite the rain showers.

Final scores:

Infants :  Dragon 297   Phoenix 273  Griffin 244   Unicorn 240

Juniors:  Unicorn 195   Dragon 183   Griffin 172   Phoenix 170

 

On Saturday 7th May ex-pupils, parents and staff enjoyed a fun evening celebrating the school's 50th Anniversary at a Barn Dance organised by the PTA.

Please click here for more photos from the evening.

 

 

On Saturday 7th May lots of people from the local community visited the school as part of our 50th celebrations. They enjoyed an afternoon touring the school to see all the recent changes, looking at old photos and the contents of  time capsule from 1991. It was lovely to see so many people.

Please click here for more photos from the afternoon.

 

On 4th May Apple Class had a fantastic day at Kew Gardens learning about all the topical plants.

Please click here to see more photos from the day.

Long Lane School celebrated its 50th birthday on the 25th April 2016. In assembly the time capsule created on the school's 25th birthday was opened. Governors and past & present staff with more than 10 years service were invited to an open afternoon. Children entertained them with singing and maypole dancing. The hall had lots of displays showing pupils and events over the last 50 years.  Mr Thorne greeted everyone and the school choir sung Happy Birthday. Daphne Osborne one of the original teachers cut the birthday cake.

Please click here to see more photos from the day and also visit Our 50th Anniversary page and also read the following article on Get Reading http://www.getreading.co.uk/news/reading-berkshire-news/long-lane-primary-school-celebrates-11323133 .

On Friday 18th March everyone joined in a fun day of Sport Relief related activities.: cake sales, activities on the field, staff v pupils netball match and 'exerciseathon'.


An action-packed game of netball took place between the staff and pupils at lunch. The score ended: Staff 12 v Pupils 3. In the afternoon the whole school were involved in an afternoon 'exerciseathon' led by Beech class.
Special thanks to the Sports Ambassadors and School Council for organising most of the events.

Everyone had an amazing time during Science Week investigation, building & testing many different types of vehicles including : drones, cars, tanks & rockets. Many thanks to Mrs Rushent for organising such a fantastic week.

Click here for more pictures from Science Week