Calder Lodge school was inspected in June 2021. Below is a brief summary and a link to the full policy.
- Overall effectiveness -Good
- The quality of education – Good
- Behaviour and attitudes – Outstanding
- Personal development – Outstanding
- Leadership and management – Good
- Overall effectiveness at previous inspection – Not previously inspected
- Does the school meet the independent school standards? – Yes
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Forest fun at Leighton Hall
NickyNook class visited Leighton Hall and the Larksfoot Forest School as part of their Predator topic. It was a grey and damp day so we donned our wellies and waterproofs, setting off on our adventure. The children had a wonderful time exploring the woodland area looking for wildlife, some were even looking for Bigfoot. As […]
Exploring the animal kingdom
Nicky Nook class are exploring the animal kingdom in lessons this half term. What better way to bring learning to life than a school trip to a wildlife park?! And so, on January 12th, we put on our warmest jackets and set off to “Wild Discovery” at Ribby Hall Village. Despite the chilly weather, the children were […]
Calder Lodge supports local charity with food donation.
Today we had Andy Baker, Director from Lancaster football club visit us at school. Following many generous donations from the school staff and pupils we were able to amass a significant amount of food and homegoods.
Christmas begins at Calder Lodge!
This morning we went to a local farm, Calderside, which supplies Christmas trees. We selected the best one we could find and took it back to school. During the day we listened to Christmas music whilst we decorated the Christmas tree. The baubles were a little fiddly but we got there in the end. Over […]
Children in need at Calder Lodge
Led by Bleasdale class, pupils from across the school took turns in cycling for Children in need. Over the course of the day an impressive 35 miles was covered raising £127 at the last count. Some tired legs were joined by big smiles as the sense of achievement took over. Whilst this was occuring back […]
Signing the book of rememberance.
Calder Lodge School pupils leaving flowers at Dalton square, Lancaster. This was followed by signing of the book of condolence at the Town Hall.
The Wishgranter at Haigh woodland park
On Wednesday April 27th, Calder Class were fortunate enough to visit Haigh Woodland Park in Wigan. The boys spent their time playing crazy golf, having fun at the amazing play park and exploring the woodland landscape. The boys were put into teams, each team was supported by an adult. They were quite inexperienced and needed […]
Lancaster Castle trip
Since returning to School after Easter the Parlick class have been learning about the key features of castles. How the design and construction of them changed throughout the years and why castles were designed the way they are. We have been learning all about battlements, towers, moats and drawbridges and the function of these elements. […]
Heysham Barrows trip
On 23rd March Bleasdale Class visited Heysham Barrows to look for older buildings from an early time period.
Animal life cycles
In Fairsnape class we recently visited Greenlands Farm Village near Carnforth. We are learning about where our food comes from and what we need to keep us healthy.
Winter Barbeque on the Beach.
During Spring Term 2022, Calder Class’s topic was ‘Australia’. We explored the continent, it’s history, geography, culture, customs and wildlife.
Habitats at Williamson Park
The Parlick’s class thoroughly enjoyed their recent school trip to Williamson Park. After learning about different habitats and microhabitats in science this term and exploring how different types of animals adapt to these environments.