At St Laurence-in-Thanet CE Junior Academy our vision is deeply Christian with the promise that “With God, all things are possible” (Matthew 19:26). We believe that each member of our community is uniquely created by God, is special to Him and should be supported to flourish now and into the future.

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Our School Vision

Our school offers a supportive, inclusive, nurturing and inspiring learning environment where each member is known by God, loved and empowered to reach their full potential. Children are encouraged through an aspirational and engaging curriculum to develop their knowledge, skills and character so that they can truly flourish, both now and into the future.

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VR Workshops

Our students had an exciting day exploring science topics through Virtual Reality (VR) workshops on Monday, November 20th. Led by Mrs. Campbell, the Science Lead, the VR sessions delved into subjects like Animals including Humans and Living Things and their Habitats. The workshops allowed students to journey through the human body in 360-degree VR, providing an immersive experience. These VR workshops not only enhanced the understanding of science concepts but also sparked a passion for learning.

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Year 4 travel to The O2 in London for Young Voices

Well done to Palm Bay who travelled to the 02 in London this week to take part in the biggest children’s choir in the world! The children were wonderful! HUGE thanks to Mr. Bottle for organising and teaching the songs and to Ms. Graham, Mr. Wells, Mrs. Hawkes and Mrs. Humphries for taking the class on such a long trip. And last but not least to the parents who when with the children and were in the massive audience

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Skip 2 B Fit

'Skip 2 B Fit' brought a vibrant energy to St Laurence CE Junior Academy, encouraging physical activity and inspiring pupils to embrace skipping as an enjoyable exercise. Led by David McCormack, the event aimed to improve fitness and instil the importance of setting personal bests. In the gym, students participated in a 2-minute skipping challenge, recording their scores on integrated skip counters. Despite tired legs, many pupils surpassed their personal bests, showcasing determination. 'Skip 2 B Fit' emphasises individual improvement, with Mr. Wells, the school's PE Lead, expressing enthusiasm for the concept. The workshop not only motivated healthier lifestyles but also promoted nutritious habits, giving participants free blueberries as a snack.

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