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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!  

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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 – 3:30pm. 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 ...

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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 ...

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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.

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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.

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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.

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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 ...

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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!

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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! ...

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TeenTech Science Fair

Year 6 were invited to the Emirates Stadium to take part in an event led by TeenTech – an organisation that seeks to engage young people, particularly girls, in STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) subjects. The pupils made buildings for a ‘City of Tomorrow’ and these were judged alongside buildings made by other students ...

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School Council

Ferry Lane now has it’s very own school council, made up entirely of pupils. The candidates were all interviewed by the head teacher and other staff members before being elected. It was a challenging process as so many pupils had fantastic thoughts and ideas for the school but in the end 2 pupils from each ...

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Year 6 boys go corporate!

Some of the boys from year 6 headed into central London this week to meet with workers at Leyton Associates. Pupils learnt all about the company, asked lots of questions, had a tour of the very impressive office, had a lovely lunch and even practised tying a tie so they could look the part! The ...

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Ferry Lane pupils get fit!

This week everyone in years 1 – 6 have been getting fit. Every day pupils are encouraged to complete 3 laps of the playground in 10 minutes. 3 laps is 1 km – which is very impressive! Pupils can run, walk or use a micro scooter – the most important thing is it’s keeping everyone ...

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Congratulations, parents!

A group of Ferry Lane parents have achieved their Levels 1/2 in Team Leading and Customer Services. They participated in a course run by the Tottenham Hotspur Foundation which offers training in employment skills. We are all very proud of their success here at Ferry Lane and wish them the best of luck!

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Harvest Assembly

Last week we celebrated the Harvest Festival with a special assembly with Father Andrew from The Engine Room. Thank-you very much to everyone who contributed to our collection of tinned and dried food. Father Andrew will distribute these to those who need them in our local area.

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Special Assembly

Last week we were visited by some of the team in charge of the Tottenham Hale station redevelopment. They explained the plans for the station as well as telling us about their roles in the project and about their jobs in general and how exciting it is to work in construction. They answered a lot ...

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Year 2 Museum Trip

Year 2 travelled into central London to Waterloo to visit the Florence Nightingale Museum. They took part in a fantastic workshop – with Florence Nightingale herself! – and learnt all about her life and work as a wartime nurse as well as exploring the museum and trying on some nurse and soldier uniforms!

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Ferry Lane gets the Gold!

We are very proud to have been given Gold Star accreditation by Transport for London (TfL)’s STARS scheme. This is a scheme that promotes safer travel and teaches how travel impacts our health and the environment. Pupils at Ferry Lane have participated in a series of events to learn more about this and understand that ...

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Year 5 Art Trip

Year 5 have been studying the artist Jackson Pollock, an American abstract expressionist artist. On Wednesday the whole class went into central London to visit the Tate Modern and see a wide range of modern art. As you can see it was very overwhelming!

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Bikeability

Last week some pupils in year 6 took part in the Bikeability programme. This is a programme to develop cycling skills and increase road safety awareness. Over the course of the week year 6 began to safely navigate the local roads, applied new safety skills and became more confident, independent cyclists. From the pictures it ...

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Spelling workshop

Last week Ms Rawashdeh joined our regular coffee morning and ran a spelling workshop. She offered support with spelling and discussed strategies to enable parents to help their families learn to spell. Thank you to Ms Rawashdeh and to all our parents who came along. Coffee mornings are every Friday 9-11 in the community hall.

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Last week at Pendarren

Last week Year 6 had a wonderful week in Pendarren. Everyone took part in activities to develop independence, build on their skills and to promote team work. This included canoeing, caving, and building shelters in a forest to keep the rain out! The staff at the centre in Pendarren were hugely impressed with the skills ...

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Pendarren so far…

Year 6 are having a great time so far in Pendarren. Only one day left! Our adventurous group have been very busy and active. They have been canoeing, abseiling and bushcrafting. Luckily the weather has been good so far so they were also able to spend some time on the beach; walking around the headlands, ...

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Ferry Lane Primary School
Jarrow Road
Tottenham
London
N17 9pp

Tel: 020 8801 5233

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