Calder Lodge School provides places for up to 48 pupils aged 5 to 11. The policy of Calder Lodge School is that the same procedure is followed in respect of all pupils referred by Local Authorities for placement.
Anti Bullying Policy
Calder Lodge School Anti-Bullying Policy has been written in accordance with the DfE guidance “Preventing and Tackling Bullying”; advice for school leaders, staff and governing bodies.
Calder Lodge School complaints procedures are clear, user friendly and readily accessible to the pupils, ncluding those with disabilities. They address informal as well as formal complaints.
The curriculum is all the planned activities that we as a school organise in order to promote learning, personal growth and development. The curriculum is centred around the national curriculum and its specific progress targets.
First Aid Policy
It is the policy of Calder Lodge School that there should be adequate and appropriate equipment, facilities and trained personnel to provide first aid within the school.
Health and Safety Policy
The senior leadership team of this school is committed to ensuring the highest standards of care for their staff, pupils, visitors and others who work on behalf of the school. We believe that an excellent school is by definition a safe school.
Promoting Good Behaviour Policy
Calder Lodge’s approach to the management of our pupils’ behaviour is one of dealing with the children fairly, respectfully and consistently. Our collective approach is based on teamwork where staff manage behaviour together with shared authority and status and promoting and protecting the dignity of the pupil.
The school aims to ensure that; appropriate action is taken in a timely manner to safeguard and promote children’s welfare; all staff are aware of their statutory responsibilities with respect to safeguarding; staff are properly trained in recognising and reporting safeguarding issues.
This policy seeks to support the school ethos to strive to provide a caring, structured learning environment in which all pupils can develop academically, socially and emotionally, to their full potential and in which pupils and staff feel safe, secure and valued.
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 […]
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.
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 […]
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 […]
Calder Lodge School pupils leaving flowers at Dalton square, Lancaster. This was followed by signing of the book of condolence at the Town Hall.
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 […]
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. […]
On 23rd March Bleasdale Class visited Heysham Barrows to look for older buildings from an early time period.
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.
During Spring Term 2022, Calder Class’s topic was ‘Australia’. We explored the continent, it’s history, geography, culture, customs and wildlife.
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.