Lincolnshire Show – Spud Story

Our students have been working on a potato project – “Project Spud”, for the Lincolnshire Show Schools Challenge.
Students from Years 7 & 8 have been experimenting with growing conditions and have produced this presentation at the Lincolnshire Show.

North Lincs Youth Council letter

Please click here to see a glowing letter received from the North Lincolnshire Youth Council Positive Steps Working Group, and our young people working together to “Create the Change”.

Mental Health Song

Last month we ran a House Competition to create a Mental Health Song.
The song ‘Create the Change’ has now been recorded and the lyrics have been turned into our very own TSLA Mental Health song. This was perfect for “Mental Health Awareness” week which took place week commencing 8th May.
Create the Change – sound clip
Lyrics produced by TSLA Students – House competition winners for each verse.
Vocalists: Amanda Bedan 7A, Hali Khan 11A, Tia Goffe 9R, Kaylee Wood 9T, Sarah Osbourne 8A, Paige Enefer 10G and Keeton Fussey – Young Musician.
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Crochet Club

You might not know, but TSLA has a crochet club which meets after school on a Wednesday and Thursday.  Members of staff who like to crochet and ‘have a natter’ frequent it.  It started when people kept saying ‘ooh I wish I could  crochet’ or ‘I wish I could make that’ and Mrs Dorling said “yes you can”, and set about  teaching them to crochet.  It started with making toys; rabbits, bears, etc. and has recently undertaken the task of making Octopuses for Scunthorpe Hospital Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU).  These are used with the premature babies to offer comfort and is also used to distract the babies from playing with the various tubes and devices which are there to help them.  The crochet gang (Mrs Dorling, Mrs Borrill, Mrs   Nottingham and Miss Mitchell) has made approximately 30 octopuses, which have been delivered to the staff at NICU . “The crochet club brings a feeling of calm at the end of a busy working day” one member said and all the others agreed on this. The club is open to all, free to come and drop in for an hour or ten minutes, whatever time you can spare, and a comfortable, happy, welcoming atmosphere. Come and join us, you might just enjoy it!

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Humber Gold Standard

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The St Lawrence Academy is congratulated on achieving the Humber Gold Standard

The Humber Gold Standard is a key element of a significant piece of work the Humber LEP has led on by working in partnership with the four local authorities and local provider network to improve access to careers information to raise aspirations and inform resident’s choice.  This innovative work has been recognised for its collaborative approach on a wider regional and national level. The Gold Standard is jointly funded by Deflog VQ Trust and the Humber LEP and has been designed for 11-19 schools, academies, colleges and providers in the Humber area. To achieve the award, you have been assessed in eight set criteria, all culminating to delivering the best standard of impartial careers guidance to your young people and the quality of our Careers Education, Information, Advice and Guidance.

Assessment Report

Humber Gold Standard Certificate

Project Potato

Project potato training
Jackie Baker from Branstons provides training to 23 students from year 7 & 8.
Now they know how to grow they can compete for the best crops…. POTATO!