What is Phonics

What is Phonics? Phonics teaches people to be able to listen carefully and identify the different sounds in spoken language. It helps to develop an understanding that spoken words are made up of different sounds (phonemes) and of how to match these phonemes to letters (graphemes). As these sounds are learnt, they are used to read and spell words.Phoneme: the smallest unit of sound you can hear within a word; the word phoneme refers to sound, not the letter(s) which represent the sound in writing...
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Charity Netball Event

On Monday 6th May Landgate School took part in charity Netball tournament to raise money for the Duke of Edinburgh Diamond challenge and the stillborn awareness charity. Staff from the school had only 6 weeks training before the event who were expertly coached by Andrea Foulkes. The Tournament include schools from all over the North West such as Hope School, Oliver House, The Seashell Trust, Grange academy and the DofE North West Admin team. Every team played each other once and the top 4 we...
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Hindu Festival of Holi

Next week we will be celebrating the Hindu Festival of Holi which is a celebration of spring, new life and colour.  There are lots of exciting and educational activities planned for your child throughout the week, culminating in a large powder paint fight on Friday 17th March.   On this day we will be allowing learners to come in their own clothes in preparation for the powder paint fight.  We would ask that you send your child in clothes that you don’t mind getting paint on.  The...
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DofE

What is the Duke of Edinburgh’s Award? For the past seven decades, our Charity has inspired and transformed the lives of millions of young people from all walks of life. From volunteering to physical activities, life skills to expeditions, achieving a DofE Award is a passport to a brighter future, valued by employers and universities. A flexible programme that helps to develop young people for life and work, the numbers speak for themselves: 93% of participants feel that DofE has helpe...
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Reception Class

Reception Class   In the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) Reception Class our curriculum is based firmly on the Early Years Foundation Stage, Development Matters. We focus on learning through continuous provision and play and use the learner’s preferences to help them to develop their individual skills. The development Matters consists on seven areas of learning which are:   The Prime subject areas; ◦Personal, Social and Emotional Development ◦Physical Development ...
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Humanities

Humanities Landgate School offers a high-quality humanities education that allows learners to develop a greater understanding of the world around them locally, nationally and in the Wider world. Our sensory, active and academic lessons inspire curiosity and interest in our learners, and impact positively on their progress and aspirations. History Across the Key stages learners are given the opportunity to: Know and understand the history of Britain. Know and understand significa...
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Contact Us

For any questions or queries please contact ; Karen Higham P.A to the Head of school Business support manager Telephone: 01942 776688 Email: k.higham@landgateschool.co.uk By Post: Landgate school, Landgate Lane, Bryn, Ashton in Makerfield, Wigan, WN4 0EP
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