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  • A Successful #PositivePostItDay

    29th March 2016

     

    It has been an amazing day filled with lots of positivity! Everyone embraced the challenge in the usual Green Lane way and had no problem complimenting each other and finding positives about themselves.

    It was exciting to see the smiles all through the academy and the true sense of happiness flowing out of every class.

    Thank you to everyone for making this an amazingly positive day!

    Watch our video to share what our day was like.

  • Lots of Amazing Easter Fun!

    24th March 2016

    It has been a busy week at GLPA!

    Have a look at all that has been happening this week on our blog:

    http://glpa.primaryblogger.co.uk/

  • World Book Day 2016

    3rd March 2016

     

    On Thursday 3rd March, GLPA celebrated World Book Day.

    Each class selected a book to feature in their classes for the day.  Children participated in a variety of activities featuring the story including reading, writing, maths, making potions, recreating scenes, art, PE and MORE!

    Watch our video of the day!

     

  • #PositivePostItDay

    23rd February 2016

    Join us in celebrating #PositivePostItDay on Tuesday 29th March!

    To learn more about this fantastic day of spreading positivity around the academy, community and world, go to our academy blog:

    http://glpa.primaryblogger.co.uk/school-news/positivepostitday/

    Let us know if you are joining us!

  • Mindfulness

    1st February 2016

    Studies already conducted in childhood mindfulness have revealed numerous positive benefits.  The most promising benefits include:

    • Stress relief
    • Restlessness relief
    • Mental focus
    • Discover life balance
    • Deepen social skills
    • Develop math skills
    • Better sleep
    • More self-esteem
    • Emotion control
    • Improved decision-making skills

    GLPA believes that the development of Mindfulness is an important life long skill that can be developed at school and at home.

    During the Spring Term, Action Research is being undertaken in five classes ac

  • A Day in the Life of GLPA

    22nd January 2016

    Have you ever wondered what a day looks like at GLPA? There are always so many things happening all of the time.  On Monday 18th January 2016, our Principal Mrs Prince, took time to capture what was happening in the academy approximately every hour! Watch our video to see what just one day at GLPA looks like!

  • Dr Bike Success

    13th January 2016

    On Wednesday 13th January, Dr Bike visited GLPA.  Dr Bike is part of the Sustainable Travel Scheme that supports walking, biking and scooting to school.  On this very cold day, all families that biked or scooted to school were invited to a breakfast and bikes got a check-up during the day to ensure that they were fit for riding.

    It was a successful moring with standing room only!  Parents and children biked and scooted from all around.  The furtherest distance recorded was by Alyssa and her mum.  They  biked

  • An AWESOME Day for Learning!

    7th January 2016

    Today has been an AWESOME day for learning!

    Watch our video to see what JUST one hour of learning at GLPA looks like!

  • Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!

    17th December 2015

     2015 has been an exciting year! So much has happened including the completion of the additional classrooms, meeting rooms, staffroom, reception/office and car park.  As the academy has grown, the spirit and ethos has continued to grow and we are all proud to be part of GLPA.

    All of the staff would like to thank everyone for their support and wish you a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!

    See you on 4th January 2016!

  • Anti-Bullying Week

    16th November 2015

    This week is Anti-Bullying Week!  Lots of exciting activities are taking place including an assembly by World Class ParaOlympian Kadeena Cox!  You can see what the classes have been getting up to on the individual class blogs that can be found at www.glpa.primaryblogger.co.uk .

  • Year 6 Residential Week- 9th-13th November

    13th November 2015

    The Year 6 children of GLPA participated in a week long adventure residential to Kingswood. The action packed week had the children facing fears, being brave, supporting one another and being independent. They were able to try out lots of outdoor pursuits that included abseiling, climbing walls, 3-D swings, jungle vines, night lines, bonfires and MORE!

     

    To see more pictures of their exciting week, go to our Twitter account @Green_Lane_PA .

    Special thanks go to all invovled in making this a wonderful opportuni

  • NSPCC

    11th November 2015

    The children at GLPA have been working with NSPCC to raise money for this very important charity.

    The National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children is a charity campaigning and working in child protection in England, Wales, Northern Ireland, Scotland and the Channel Islands.
     
    The children have participated in assemblies, class lesson sessions and parents have been invited to e-safety presentations along with the fund raising.
     
    We are very proud to announce that £2,089.78 has been raised by the chi
  • Celebrating British Values

    20th October 2015

    This week we are celebrating British Values.  There are several activities planned in classes and across the academy. We are proud to live in Britian and we believe it something to celebrate!

    One way we are celebrating is using inspirational British people as role models for British Values.  Each class has chosen someone they want to learn about.  Some of these people include:

    Stephen Hawkings

    Jamie Oliver

    Jessica Ennis-Hill

    Mr Tumble

    Mo Farrah

    Henry Moore

    Emily Bronte

    JK Rowling

    Andy Murrah

    Emmeline Pankhurst

    and MORE

  • GLPA Scientist!

    18th September 2015

    GLPA has joined forces with other SPTA academies to take part in an exciting new bespoke science project being led by Science Consultant, Elizabeth Murphy.

    Tia, Joshua and Fergal, Year 5 children at GLPA will work with other Year 4 and Year 5 children to explore exciting science topics and use their maths skills during six afternoons this term.

    Their first session was this week where they were able to use the science labs at Leeds University!  They will be visiting Corda later this term and the sessions will

  • Learning About Geography Through Oddizzi

    15th September 2015

    GLPA children love using the Geography resource Oddizzi.  They have access at school and at home.  It allows children to explore and challenge themselves to learn about the world.  We were visited by the founder of Oddizzi recently and they spoke to our children about what they enjoyed doing on Oddizzi.  Watch this wonderful video and hear for yourselves!

    https://oddizzi.wistia.com/medias/pdo0wuilfw

  • Back to School!

    4th September 2015

    Welcome Back!

    Children in Years 1 to 6 will return to school on Monday 7th September!

    The staff have been working hard getting ready for the new academic year.

    There are lots of exciting things planned for an AWESOME YEAR!

    Remember to bring your Summer Challenge work to school next week.

    There are some great prizes to be won!

    See you soon!

  • Summer Challenge!

    17th July 2015
    Another AWESOME year has come to an end!
    It has been filled with lots of amazing memories and achievements.
    Special thanks go to all of the supportive parents, hard working and dedicated staff and ambitious children.
     
    There are some great summer challenges set in both English and Maths. These can be downloaded below.
    Please support your children in completing these challenges so that it helps them hit the ground running in September.
     
    We would all like to wish everyone a relaxing and fun summer break!  
     
    The aca
  • Busy Half-term!

    10th July 2015

    Authors, performances, sports and learning, OH MY! Yes, it has been a busy half-term! Read about what GLPA has been up to this half-term on the Principal's Blog.

    Still one more week with lots happening!

  • Maypole Dance

    21st May 2015

     

    GLPA is playing our part in keeping the tradition of the Maypole Dance alive and well in Garforth.  The children in KS1 learn traditional dances and perform for the academy, family and friends.

    Today was this year's annual performance which was held outside on the lower playground. A real spirit of community could be felt with the audience seated on chairs and picnic blankets around the Maypole.

    If you didn't get a chance to come or you want to remember the wonderful dances, watch our video.

  • Thursday 7th May- Polling Day

    1st May 2015

    GLPA is used as a polling station for the area. The academy will be closed to children.