Make School Meals Count

We are rightly proud of Lakers Healthy School Status and of our improving Canteen service – healthier choices at break and lunch time, a community atmosphere, especially at lunchtimes, and the success of cashless catering. And we would like to see more students eating school food because: Children who eat better, do better: Better health […]

Pump Centre Young Engineer 2015 – Apprentice Engineer of The Year – Josh Baynham

An interview with ex-Lakers student Josh Baynham – Pump Centre Young Engineer 2015 competition winner in the Apprentice Engineer category. Filmed as part of the competition’s presentation round held at The Automated Technology Group’s headquarters in Silsoe. Josh still works at SPP Pumps where he commenced his apprenticeship and is currently studying towards a degree in […]

Year 7 Girls Open With A Win

The year 7 girls hosted Dene Magna for their opening game of the rounders season and were pleased to take the win. After losing the toss, we were put into bat first and the girls gave a great batting display. We hit a rounder from our first ball and this set the tone for the […]


Year 9 Pedal To County Finals

This month saw students in years 7 to 10 compete in the District mountain biking event. Three girls in each year group competed against the other Forest schools in a 30 minute relay style event. The event takes place over two races and the team who completes the highest number of laps in the time […]

Athletics Success On An Individual Basis

Lakers School went to the District Athletics Championships at the Prince of Wales Stadium, Cheltenham, hoping for individual success for its athletes, with the opportunity to compete for the Forest of Dean at the County Championships on the 7th June on offer for those who gained the qualifying times or distances. The boys had teams […]


Mountain Bikers Enjoy The Ride!

The district Mountain Biking races took place over the last couple of weeks with Lakers School entering teams in all the competitions; Year 7 Boys, Year 8 Boys, Year 9 Boys and Year 10 Boys. The race format involves 3 riders racing over 40 minutes to complete the most laps with a relay style changeover […]