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Friday 10th June 2016

It’s that time of year again – LNS Summer Fair is fast approaching. Helping with this year’s fair has been a nice example of the collaborative nature of the school community. I’m really grateful for all the amazing folk that have willingly given their time, thoughts and […]

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Friday 27th May 2016

Weavers of Magic I went to a talk yesterday by Sir John Jones at the University of Sussex. He is an entertaining speaker with plenty of funny anecdotes about life as a teacher, and a passion for education (and football). He talked about teachers being weavers of […]

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Friday 20th May 2016

There is another way! I was very fortunate last Saturday to attend a conference in London that looked at the life and legacy of Loris Malaguzzi a teacher and psychologist who became director of the highly successful and well respected pre- schools in Reggio Emilia just after […]

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Friday 13th May 2016

Primary school children across the country have been sitting SATs this week, to prove their grasp of complex spelling, grammar and punctuation rules in a contrived and artificial context. Meanwhile, here at LNS we’ve been celebrating some wonderful examples of creative writing from children of all ages. […]

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Friday 6th May 2016

Testing and all that! I would like to express my support for those parents who took their children out of their state schools this week as a protest against the testing regime for Primary School students. However, I had (probably naively) hoped that this would result in […]

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Friday 29th April 2016

No school on Monday! Enjoy a long Bank Holiday weekend! Learning to share our voice We made the decision to join the LNS school after a somewhat unsettling beginning at another school. We felt that our views and way of life just didn’t it and that our […]

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Friday 22nd April 2016

Education for Living “Education” said John Dewey, an early educationalist, “is a process of living and not a preparation for future living.” Yet our politically driven national education system demands that children make relentless progress and reach higher targets at a younger age – preparing them for […]

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Education for Living

Education for Living

“Education,” in the words of John Dewey, “is a process of living and not a preparation for future living.” Under the direction of our politicians, our education system demands that children make relentless progress and reach higher targets at a younger age. Rather than meeting the needs […]

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Friday 15th April 2016

Welcome! Welcome back for the summer term which is always a special term particularly for our year 6 children. A warm welcome to Sophia (Y3), Edgar (Y2) and Isaac (Nursery) and their families. I hope you all quickly feel at home and part of our community. Spring […]

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Tuesday 22nd March 2016

Back to School Wednesday 13th April (Cooked lunch Weds & Fri!) Peter Pan What a wonderful end of term treat we were given on Friday when we watched the performances of Peter Pan. Our Year 5’s were perfectly suited both to the story and to the clever […]

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