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Days 4 and 5 of Miss Claudia’s diary… Day 4: This had to be everyone’s favourite day filled with so much outdoor education and learning. We did a river study. The children first began the day in classroom 1 learning about different types of rocks and how they are formed. They were then educated about ...

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Pendarren

Year 6 have just come back from a wonderful week in Pendarren… Miss Claudia kept a diary of what they got up to and it sounds like a great time for everyone: Day 1: Once we arrived pupils had to make up their beds in their rooms. Some more experienced than others (this was hilarious ...

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Pizza Express

Year 3 went to Pizza Express, it was part of their ‘Goals and Dreams’ topic at school. Some of year 3 say they want to become a chef when they are older and so this was a perfect opportunity to learn a new skill and meet some people who cook for a living and ask ...

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Science Museum

Year 5 visited the Science Museum last week. It was a fantastic trip. Year 5 took part in a workshop and learnt all about forces and magnets. They also immersed themselves in all the exhibits and had a really interesting day.

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Spitalfields City Farm

Last week year 2 visited Spitalfields City Farm as part of their science topic on diet and exercise. Pupils saw ducks, chickens, rabbits, goats, sheep and donkeys! It was a great day as pupils were allowed to stroke animals as well as collecting crops from the allotment and feeding the animals themselves.  

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Wraparound Care

We are excited to introduce Ferry Lane Play Club, which will provide extended after school care for pupils from 3.30pm up until 6pm every day, starting on 1st October 2018. These sessions will be available to book through the office up until 3pm on the day before you would like your child to attend. You ...

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Ferry Lane estate is 40 years old!

Ferry Lane Primary School proudly hosted a celebration for Ferry Lane residents past and present as the estate turns 40 years old. Organised by FLAG (Ferry Lane Action Group) it was a lovely day to reminisce and look back at photographs of the estate over the years, meet people who have since moved on and ...

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Car Free Day

It was Car Free Day in London and other parts of the country on Saturday 22 September, and so pupils at Ferry Lane supported this idea. It is good for the environment as it encourages everyone to think of ‘greener’ ways to travel. Pupils designed posters to warn staff not to use their cars last ...

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Plastic Fishing

Year 6 visited The Docklands Sailing and Watersports Centre this week to do some ‘plastic fishing.’ They learnt about the problems of plastic waste and the impact it is having on the environment and the marine life. They sailed in a boat called ‘Poly-Mer’ which is made entirely of plastic. During the trip year 6 ...

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Healthy Schools Award

Ferry Lane has been awarded the bronze level Healthy Schools award! Congratulations to the Healthy Schools Ambassadors and to everyone for taking part in the process. The school has been reviewing what everyone eats for lunch and brings in for snacks and is trying to encourage everyone to adopt a healthier lifestyle. This also includes ...

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Science Challenge

All classes in Ferry Lane are taking part in a Floating Garden Science Challenge this week.  They have been looking at the problems with flooding that affects thousands of people every year in Bangladesh, and have been exploring solutions that will help combat the issue of flooded crops. Children will be using different materials to create ...

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Healthy Schools Consultation

Thank you to everyone who contributed to our Healthy School consultation last week. As a school Ferry Lane is trying very hard to address health issues and encourage everyone to make healthy choices. We have recently chosen a different lunchtime provider and are now starting to create a policy on snacks and lunch boxes. It ...

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Year 3 visit the Walthamstow Wetlands

Last week year 3 had an interesting trip to Walthamstow Wetlands. This is a wildlife reserve and resevoir which is hugely important both scientifically and as a home to a wide range of fish, insects, birds and other wildlife. We are lucky to have such a place nearby to visit! Year 3 learnt all about ...

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The ‘Green Team’ wins £1500!

Ferry Lane, very proudly, had been selected as one of the finalists to pitch their ideas (Dragon’s Den style!) to a panel at City Hall –  where the Major of London works! 10 children from year 5 (known as The Green Team) presented their idea for a social action project. Their idea was to clean ...

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Haringey Goes Wild

Pupils from Ferry Lane did us proud recently by taking part in a huge music festival at the Royal Albert Hall. Around 2000 school children across the borough participated in a fantastic musical extravaganza celebrating youth, culture and the natural world. It was a huge event which showcased new composers as well as a variety ...

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School Council meet Argent

Recently a property developer, Argent, came to visit Ferry Lane and told us all about their plans. They are working in the Tottenham Hale area and wanted to keep us informed which was great! They had a tour of our school and met lots of staff and pupils. The School Council did us proud and ...

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Nursery Music Workshop

The nursery took part in a fantastic music workshop. They sung, danced and played an array of musical instruments.The nursery also welcomed guests from our daily Stay and Play session to join them and showed the babies and toddlers (and their carers!) what fun it is to be in nursery!  

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Bikeability

Last week we welcomed back our Bikeability instructors. Years 3 and 4 took part in a level 1 training course – and succesfully completed it. And have certificates to prove it… Many of the pupils used our new school bikes and are now able to use the bikes more safely and confidently. Well done everyone!

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Disco!

Key Stage 2 had their disco last week and had a great time! It was a fundraisining event and raised around £200 which will be spent on books for our growing school library. As well as music and dancing there was a raffle and lots of games and a selection of healthy snacks. A big ...

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New trees in our playground

We recently applied for some free trees from The Woodland Trust and were successful. They gave us 30 saplings which we have planted and will eventually grow into a hedge. This has been planted across the rear of the playground and will eventually mean our playground is more private and cannot be seen by the ...

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Bikeability Workshop

Years 5 and 6 recently took part in a Bikeability workshop. As well as honing their cycling skills they have learnt how to ride as safely and confidently as possible – even in bad weather! They have also learnt a few basics on how to look after and maintain their bikes to ensure they last ...

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School Disco

Ferry Lane pupils were treated to a disco last week! Pupils in Reception, year 1 and year 2 had a great time partying in the community hall. Everyone got dressed up, the hall was decortated and a great time was had – dancing all afternoon! The disco was also a fundraising event and made over ...

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World Book Day 2018

Despite the freezing weather and snowy conditions staff and pupils made it in to school – in fancy dress-  to celebrate World Book Day! It was a busy and bookish day. Parents were invited to come into school in the morning to share a story with their child before we had a special assembly to ...

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Ferry Lane pupils tackling issues

This week we had a visit from City Pitch, which is part of the Major of London’s ‘funding for London’ scheme. Pupils discussed their local community and looked at various social issues and thought about interesting and innovative ways to face these issues and improve their local area. The winning schools will be invited to ...

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Half Term Activities

Half term is fast approaching and there is plenty to do around Haringey. Make sure you have a look online or read the below documents. Many of the activities require booking. http://www.haringey.gov.uk/libraries-sport-and-leisure/culture-and-entertainment/whats-haringey/holiday-fun We wish you a happy half term!   Feb Half term 2018 Web Spurs Ladies Soccer Schools – February half term 2018 VKCP Netball ...

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Poster Winners!

Before Christmas, Transport for London (TfL) came to visit year 6 at Ferry Lane to discuss the new redevelopment of the station and to launch a poster competition. Last week Year 6 went to visit the station to see how the development was going, to meet some staff, take part in some activities and most ...

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Healthy Snacks

The School Council along with the Healthy School Ambassadors has been working very hard to remind everyone about the importance of healthy eating and it’s clear that their hard work is paying off. A lot of healthy snacks have been seen around school! Well done to everyone who is making positive changes!

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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.

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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 ...

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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 ...

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Ferry Lane Primary School
Jarrow Road
Tottenham
London
N17 9pp

Tel: 020 8801 5233

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

 
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