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The Lampard Community School

The Lampard Community School

School Blog

We will be updating this section during residentials, project weeks and with other news throughout the year.

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  • 20/09/19

    Taw - Art Class - Update

    This week in Taw we have been looking at Collage. We saw some examples of work by Henri Matisse, where he had cut out paper shapes to create a picture. This lesson we focussed on one piece called 'The Snail'. We noticed it looked like a spiral. Everyone work to re-create a collage in the sty...
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  • 19/09/19

    Barnstaple Town Special Fair

    Today, our Year 9 students attended the Barnstaple Special Fair! Organised by the Showmen’s Guild, this was a fantastic opportunity for our students to experience the rides, sights and sounds of the fair, without big crowds and queues. Barnstaple Rotary Club provided them with vouchers for a f...
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  • 13/09/19

    Taw - Art Lessons

    In Taw we spent the first week of our Art lesson looking at faces. We each had a plate which we painted, then once dry, we drew our faces on the top.   We thought about where our eyes, nose & mouth were. We also looked at the shapes & colours too. Once the faces were on, we added...
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  • 25/07/19

    Middle School Project - Sensory Garden Complete

    Our Middle School student's hard work has paid off. They have created (with the help of staff) and fantastic sensory garden, that will be enjoyed by all our students, now and in the future. On Tuesday 23rd July we had our grand opening, where parents and carers were invited to see their child...
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  • 22/07/19

    Middle School Project - Venn Class Update

    For the Middle School Sensory Garden project, Venn have been making things out of plastic and painting tyres. We have used a sea theme, painting sea creatures and highlighting the problem of plastic pollution in our oceans. We have made the garden look more colourful and hope you enjoy what we have...
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  • 18/07/19

    Middle School Sensory Garden Update

    On Tuesday the students began exploring natural and manmade materials with a focus on wool. Students all touched a natural, raw wool fleece and discussed how it felt and why it might have those properties, they were really surprised how thick and soft it was. After finding out how sheep get sheered...
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  • 11/07/19

    Middle School Project - Day 4

    Today students have been busy, painting, weaving trellis, making underwater scenes and getting planters ready.  All the classes are getting really excited about their themes and ideas most being linked to plastic and the ocean. 
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  • 08/07/19

    Middle School Project - Thank You

    We'd like to say a BIG thank you to the following companies and organisations who have helped us with the supplies for our Middle School sensory project. Homebase - flowers and herbs RGB Barnstaple - pallets and a dumpy bag of soil RGB Bideford - paints Wicks - variety of m...
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  • 08/07/19

    Middle School Project Week - Day 1

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  • 08/07/19

    Live Music Performance

    We were lucky enough to enhance our Music curriculum again last week by giving US and MS students the chance to watch a live folk performance by Somerset band The Drystones. What a toe-tapping event it was! The students joined in enthusiastically, and took part in a careers-based Q & A with the...
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  • 14/06/19

    Upper School Residential - Day 4

    So that’s it! We have to leave, pack up the minibus and head back to Lampard. What an amazing time we have had! Please ask us ALL about it when we get back!!! (But please can we catch up on some sleep first?)
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