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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. Well done to everyone presented with an award in our Celebration Assembly on 17th January 2020. Award This weeks winning class/pupil Whole School Attendance 97.34% Best Class Attendance Y1C & Y5/6W Reading

Snow – Closure Procedure


We will always endeavour to open and stay open.   
In the event of closure after snow overnight The school will attempt to inform parents by text message and we would endeavour to do this before 8:00 if possible. Parents can also check the Staffordshire County Council website using the following link:   NOTE: If we have snow overnight but decide to keep the school open. Every effort should be made to get children to school. If a child is

Y1/2 Didgeridoo Workshop

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To support their Australia topic, the children in Year 1/2 welcomed didgeridoo player Chris Holland for a very special workshop. Chris told Aboriginal stories and showed and played a range of digeridoos. They even had a go at playing one themselves. Chris Holland appeared on the CBeebies show, YolanDa’s Band Jam earlier this year Diggin the didgeridoo. For more information about Chris, go to The children have also enjoyed making and decorating their own digeridoos using cardboard tubes.

Christmas comes to Ravensmead

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On Friday 29th November, the Friends of Ravensmead arranged our annual Christmas Fayre. Stalls included tombola, raffle, refreshments, toys, books and gifts handmade by the children. Year 5/6 children created games including ‘Guess how many sweets in the jar’ and ‘Guess the teacher’. The choir sang Christmas carols and we were lucky enough to have a special visit from Santa! Thank you to everyone who attended and also those who donated items, we really appreciate your support. We managed to

Fab Friday

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All the children have been having a fabulous time this friday. Take a look at all the different activities that have been happening throughout school. Reception have been decorating Christmas tree decorations, tasting beans, tapping out beats and using music to express themselves. They were also discussing where technology is used around the home and went on a walk around school to see if they could recognise any technology. Year 1 have been learning how to use brush and fill

English Support


Have you seen our English Support page? It contains lots of useful links to games and videos to help with phonics, reading and writing (including SPaG), such as ‘Phonics Play’ which is great for practising your phonic skills for reading and spelling words. Go to English Support page for links to games for Foundation Stage, Key Stage 1 and Key Stage 2.  

Maths support


Have you seen our Maths support page? It contains lots of useful links to games and videos to help with Maths, such as ‘Hit the button’ which is great for practising your times tables, doubles, halves or number bonds. Go to Maths support page for links to games for both Key Stage 1 and Key Stage 2. There are fun music videos to help you learn your times tables too.

Ravensmead School Council 2019-20


During the first week back at school, each class from Year 2 upwards elected two school council members to represent them. Year 5 and 6 children also elected a chair, secretary and treasurer. The school council members who have been elected are: Chair – Jamie Treasurer – Amelia-Jayne Secretary – Evelyn Year 2 members – Christal, Amelia, Thomas and Heidi Yeah 3/4 members – Finley, Lana, Jude, Grace, Ben and Nymeesha Year 5/6 members – Aiden, Izzie-Lei, Lewis, Charlotte, Harry

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