FERRY LANE SCHOOL

Our News

4 Mar · admin · No Comments

Festive Jumper Day

Last Friday everyone was invited to wear a festive, Christmas or colourful jumper to school and donate £1. We had some lovely bright, cheerful jumpers and raised £131.92 which will be spent on outdoors equipment. Thank you to everyone for making the day a success.

Read More

Coffee Mornings

Our coffee mornings have been growing in popularity this term. We now regularly have 20 – 25 visitors dropping in but more are welcome of course! They are every Friday morning from 9am during term time. We have recently enjoyed sharing cultural cooking (see below for a photo of a delicious Iraqi biryani!) and making ...

Read More

Gold Star for Travel

We are very pleased that we have been awarded gold star accreditation for the second year running by Transport for London. We have been part of TfL’s STARS scheme for many years which aims to improve safety and address environmental concerns about how we travel around our local area. Pupils, parents and staff at Ferry ...

Read More

Healthy School Ambassadors

Ferry Lane has elected 6 Healthy School ambassadors to help promote healthy eating and healthy lifestyles throughout Ferry Lane. They will be checking snacks and lunch boxes and awarding prizes for the healthiest choices they see. The ambassadors will also be involved in making choices about what is offered at Breakfast club and helping to ...

Read More

International Food event

Last week we held another international food event in the community hall. Staff, parents and friends gathered together to share and celebrate our diverse cultures and sample some delightful food. The event was very popular and one of the highlights included a performance from some of our young musicians. Overall we raised over £400 and ...

Read More

Our School Council

Ferry Lane has appointed it’s new school council. They have received their official badges and are ready for duty. The school council will hold regular meetings to discuss school matters, talk about improvements to the school and decide how money raised should be spent. They will represent the views of their fellow students. Congratulations to ...

Read More

Calling all photographers!

Pupils at Ferry Lane are invited to enter a local photography competition with a chance to have their photo featured in a calendar! Photos need to be taken locally – ideally of a scene in Tottenham. The 12 best or most interesting photographs will be made into a calendar to celebrate our local area. The ...

Read More

Raise Money for Ferry Lane!

We have recently signed up to a scheme to receive free donations from big retailers but we need your help! Everytime you buy anything online – from your weekly shop to your annual holiday – you could be collecting free donations for Ferry Lane Primary School. There are over 3,000 shops and sites on board ...

Read More

Colouring Competition

The construction company Anthology – who are developing new homes in Tottenham Hale- were guests at our summer fete and ran a colouring competition. There were many entrants and lots of beautiful pictures to choose from. However there were three winners in the end – who will all win an Argos voucher! The lucky (and ...

Read More

The Community Hall gets a make-over!

Last week we welcomed a group of year 9 pupils from Northumberland Park Community School, in Tottenham, to Ferry Lane. The Year 9s were involved in their own school’s charity and community volunteering day- Be The Change Day – and so came along and painted our community hall. Our hall was looking very shabby and ...

Read More

Summer Fete 2017

This year’s summer fete was a great success – the sun was shining, the crowds arrived and everyone had a fantastic day! As usual the bakers and chefs had been busy producing amazing international food and delicious cakes and Mr White was busy on the barbecue! We also had face painting, henna, hook-the-duck, a coconut ...

Read More

Sports Day

Last week Ferry Lane pupils competed in the annual sports day. Unfortunately the warm spell of weather had ended and the morning came to an abrupt end due to a heavy downpour! However it was a fantastic morning full of competition and sportsmanship – running, jumping, tug-of-war, ball skills, balancing and plenty more. The four ...

Read More

David Lammy visits Ferry Lane

Local MP for Tottenham, David Lammy, visited Ferry Lane last week. He had a tour of the school which was a chance for all year groups to say hello. He also met all the parents who attend our coffee morning in the community hall and finally had a meeting with our school council. The school ...

Read More

Bike Training for Staff

Not only have our pupils received bike training but this has also been offered to parents and this time it was offered to staff at Ferry Lane. As part of the ‘Smarter Travel’ inititive run by TfL and Haringey a group of staff were taught how to cycle more safely and confidently and encouraged to ...

Read More

Bikeability Training

Year 5 and 6 took part in Bikeability training in order to achieve their level 2 award. Sixteen pupils took part in the training. It was a hugely successful and enjoyable experience and pupils are now able to ride their bikes more confidently and safely. Click on this video to see them in action!  

Read More

Summer Fete – 8th July

The Ferry Lane Summer Fete is fast approaching! It will take place in the playground (weather permitting!) on Saturday 8 July from 11 – 3:00pm. Mrs Eleftheriades and her team are working very hard to make it the best one yet! As usual there will be a bouncy castle, raffle, talent show, a BBQ, cake ...

Read More

Year 6 visit The Wallace Collection

Year 6 visited The Wallace Collection, a beautiful and important art gallery in Bond Street. They learnt all about the history of the building and how it was donated to the public to enjoy. They took part in a Myths and Legends workshop, exploring all the fascinating paintings, sculptures and artefacts that told them stories ...

Read More

International Food Sale

On Friday 19th May, the PTA at Ferry Lane held an international food sale in the community hall. Parents worked together to create some fantastic dishes which were on sale for all to enjoy.

Read More

Walk to School Week May 2017

Last week at Ferry Lane we took part in Walk to School Week, with children encouraged to walk to school wherever possible and record their progress in class.

Read More

Red Nose Day

Ferry Lane had a great day raising money for Comic Relief. Pupils came to school wearing red and donated £1. The school council were very helpful and went around the school selling red noses and collecting any other donations. They then announced the grand total raised in a big red special assembly – which was ...

Read More

Stay and Play – an update

We have been running a successful Stay and Play session at Ferry Lane for two terms now. It takes place in the Community Hall twice a week – Tuesdays 9 – 11:30 and Thursdays 9 – 10:45. The session is for pre-schoolers and their parents/carers to pop in and have a play, a chat and ...

Read More

International Food Event

Recently Ferry Lane held it’s very own International Food Event – a celebration of all our local cultures and cooking! The event was organised by Mrs Eleftheriades and her team of staff and parents who arranged all the food and decorated the hall. It was very well attended and raised almost £200 for the school ...

Read More

Year 2 visit St Paul’s Cathedral

Year 2 had a very interesting trip into central London to visit St Paul’s Cathedral. They explored the huge building and learnt a lot about it’s history. They also participated in a one hour workshop all about the Great Fire of London which happened in the same area of London in 1666.

Read More

Spring is here

Last week the Reception class left their classroom and explored the Ferry Lane estate – looking for the first signs of Spring. The class has been discussing the weather as well as growth and change and so this was the perfect trip. They examined the new leaves on the trees, the buds of new flowers ...

Read More

World Book Day 2107

Ferry Lane enjoyed celebrating World Book Day once again. There were some wonderful costumes – worn by staff and pupils. It was a day filled with reading activities, guest readers in the classroom and library trips. Well done to everyone who dressed up (especially our winners!) and joined in!

Read More

Year 1 trip to Museum of Childhood

In science Year 1 have been learning about different materials and their properties. They looked at different toys and tested them to see what they were made of and if they could float in water or sink and also if they could dissolve or were insoluble. To investigate further they went on a trip to ...

Read More

The Imagination Lab

Pupils from year 4 and year 6 enjoyed a day out in the Institution of Imagination. They were the first school group to ever attend and spent the day taking part in different workshops – they tested their DNA, explored the world of coding and even danced to learn about algorithms! The institution made a ...

Read More

Year 6 visit the Museum of London

Year 6 visited the Museum of London Docklands to take part in a ‘Locks and Loads’ workshop. This explored the history of the museum and local area and we found out the building was a warehouse, where sugar was stored and transported in bulk from one place to another. It was fascinating to hear how ...

Read More

Year 4 and the Romans

Year 4 had their fantastic class assembly on Thursday. They have been learning about the Romans and brought their learning to life with two amazing performances, one of which was attended by parents and carers and the other by their fellow pupils. The assembly was a great success but in addition Year 4 have transformed ...

Read More

Squashed Tomatoes!

This week, pupils across the school took part in a Squashed Tomato Challenge, where they had to design and create a basket to hold as many tomatoes as possible, being transported from one point to another using a pulley system. It was a great success and the winning basket in Year 6 held 258 tomatoes! ...

Read More

Address Details

Ferry Lane Primary School
Jarrow Road
Tottenham
London
N17 9pp

Tel: 020 8801 5233

E-mail: admin@ferrylane.haringey.sch.uk

Our Tweets

Year 6 @FerryLaneN17 had a great day out at the #ChurchillWarRooms. Thank you for having us @I_W_M #learning #History pic.twitter.com/nY4g…

Last week

Recent Posts