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Grandparents afternoon tea


We were overwhelmed by the support for our fundraising event on Friday 16th November. The Grandparents afternoon tea was a huge success. Grandparents enjoyed a cup of tea/coffee and a piece of cake with their grandchildren. It was lovely to see everyone sharing the colouring, puzzles and games too. The children loved the opportunity to invite their Grandparents in to school and we’ll be arranging another event inviting parents in soon. We raised a total of £505.63 for Alzheimer’s Research

Fab Friday


November 16th The children in our Reception classes have been learning about the bible story Noah’s Ark. They drew pictures of items that they would choose to take on the ark. The children practised their fine motor skills as they rescued animals from the rubber bands and created a collage of the ark. They’ve also been learning about feelings. They talked about the different feelings and painted faces on cling film. October 26th In Reception, the children were experimenting with

Weekly Achievements


Find out who won the reading raffle this week. Want to know which class read the most? Who impressed teachers to become Mathematician or Writer of the Week? Children that have read at least four times a week at home will be entered into the weekly Reading Raffle, giving them the chance to win a book. There are now four raffles - Foundation Stage, Y1/2, Y3/4 and Y5/6. Well done to everyone presented with an award in our Celebration Assembly on 16th November 2018. Award This

Y5/6 travel back in time


Year 5/6 had a wonderful time on their trip to Blists Hill Victorian Town. It was a fantastic opportunity to discover more about Victorian life as they met the ‘Victorian’ townsfolk in their authentic shops and cottages. The children enjoyed watching and listening to the tradespeople in action in their workshops and even experienced what school might have been like during the age of Queen Victoria.

Goodbye & Thank you Mr Bell


After 14 years at Ravensmead Primary School Mr David Bell has decided that it is time for him to retire. Mr Bell joined Ravensmead in April 2004 as the permanent Headteacher and has over the years led the school to become an inclusive school in the local community, a school that will try their “best” to support all children. Mr Bell, himself, states that; “Crucially for me was the fact that Governors appear to share a vision, a fully inclusive

Attend, Achieve, Succeed


We believe that consistent attendance is a key factor in helping your child to achieve. All members of the school community are responsible for ensuring good attendance and punctuality. New reward system This year we are introducing a new reward system, which we have linked to attendance. Weekly the class with the best attendance will get an extra playtime. Rewards for 100% attendance at the end of each term will include activities such as a Film and Popcorn or the ice cream van

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