Gosberton House Academy celebrated the return of Sports afternoon in school with parents attending and on the hottest day of the year took part in lots of fun activities. Over 70 families joined in with their children from GHA took part in a variety of sport, sensory and engaging activities throughout the afternoon. The afternoon ended with running ‘challenges’ on the field and parents, grandparents and siblings joining in.
Parents and Pupils at sites within the trust have been generously donating to victims of the Ukraine crisis. At Gosberton House, Items such as nappies, non-perishable food and medical and first aid items were very kindly donated and taken to Gosberton Methodist Church where they will be transported to those families in need.
GHA had an exciting visitor recently, in the form of Peter Burrow, the Peterborough United furry mascot! He came to visit us as part of the community school’s initiative to engage future football fans. Peter visited and saw every class in school and had a dance with all the children. Peterborough United have given every child tickets to watch an upcoming game at their stadium and a chance to see ‘Peter Burrow’ again. Gosberton House Academy would like to thank Peterborough United for coming to visit and giving this opportunity.
Staff and pupils at Gosberton House Academy donned their best Christmas jumpers and ate Christmas lunch on December 9th in aid of Save The Children. Donations raised £66.00 for the charity. The school has very kindly received a grant from the Gosberton Community Action Team who are a community interest company and they exist solely for local social enterprises. The Principal, Louise Stanton met with the committee and decided to create a community sensory garden on the approach into school. The work should start on this project very soon.
Gosberton House Academy has been awarded an Advanced Accredited Award from the National Autistic Society, according to their expectations for specialist schools. They have demonstrated the highest standards of good practice in supporting autistic children and young people. The NAS said, ‘Your children were charming and delightful, taking great pleasure in showing-off everything that they do, taking our visitors to their favourite play areas and introducing them to their friends.’ Other comments from NAS included: All staff have an excellent understanding of autism, and demonstrated throughout interviews their knowledge of how autism can impact on pupils in different ways and [...]
At Gosberton House Academy we believe that every young person should experience the world beyond the classroom as an essential part of their learning and holistic development. Learning Outside the Classroom happens every day, the outdoor environment can be very calming to some of our children so it is really important we have access to it at all times. The school grounds are very exciting to explore, from the sensory garden, to the minibeast hotel, to the tyre swings on the field, our children have access to a very stimulating and creative outdoor area within the school grounds. Some of our [...]
Holbeach Primary Academy has been very busy in their outdoor planting area ready for our entry into the Holbeach in Bloom competition. Our children have been exploring a bug hotel, planting fruit and vegetables and spending time in the outdoor area for all aspects of the curriculum. We are currently undertaking recycling projects including painting wheel hubs for flowers on the fences and tin cans and tyres for planting.