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British Science Week 2018


This week the school are taking part in lots of different science activities and today we had ‘Mad Science’ come into school. Atomic Abbie led the whole school show, where we saw some amazing experiments! Then the KS1 children had the chance to take part in a workshop, with lots of hands-on fun.

Statistics week


Across the school this week we have had a focus on statistics. Classes have been including handling data skills throughout the day, across all different lessons; from PE to D&T, topic to English. Lots of interesting and exciting things have been taking place, here a just a few of them. EYFS In Nursery and Reception the children have been recording their favourite pancake toppings using tally charts and have also linked their work to the Winter Olympics, recording their favourite

Nursery places September 2018


At Ravensmead Primary School we currently offer 15hrs flexible Nursery provision through the week; which can be full or half days. Full day session is 9am – 3pm Half day session is 8.45am – 11.45am or 12pm – 3pm From September 18th we will be initially offering the same provision, but if places allow there maybe flexibility to extend hours further. This information will be given in May. Nursery places need to be applied for through the Local Authority by

Foundation stage mathematics workshop


The Reception and Nursery children have been busy this week working with their adult as part of their Mathematics Workshop. There were a variety of activities for the children to access in order to show the learning in this area in Reception. Despite the cold weather, activities were accessed in our outdoor learning environment where the children could for example; number hula hoop clocks and put icicles in the correct number order. Inside activities included estimating how many objects were

Parents guide to Year 1 Phonics Screening


On Tuesday 6th February 2018, Year 1 held two meetings about the Phonics Screening Check, which will commence on the week beginning 11th June. This was an important meeting and thank you to all of the parents who managed to attend. A PDF of the powerpoint presentation has been uploaded for your information. Phonics Screening Presentation 2018 Please see the year 1 staff with any other questions you may have. Thank-you Mrs Hubbard and Mrs Coates  

Ravensmead Roving Reporters


Monday 5th February This morning all children from Year 5/6 experienced the Star Dome. This was a huge dome that was set up in the hall. All pupils went inside and saw stars and planets projected all around the dome. This was an amazing experience that we all thoroughly enjoyed. The professor from Keele University told us all about the stars and planets, it was very interesting. Afterwards, we designed our own spacesuits which were to include things to help

Ravensmead choir at Young Voices 2018


On Wednesday 24th January our choir took part in the world’s largest school choir concert! They sang and danced with over 6,000 other children to a huge audience at Manchester Arena. They got to learn some amazing tricks and skills from the world famous Conductor and Musical Director. The children were inspired by the Street Dancing specialists Urban Strides and loved following the dance moves of Andy the amazing Creative Director. A fabulous time was had by all!

Year 3/4 Stone Age workshop


On Tuesday 17th and Wednesday 18th January, the children in year 3/4 took part in a Stone Age workshop. Across the two days the children took part in a number of activities and learnt lots about the lives of the people who were alive during the Stone Age, Bronze Age and Iron Age. During the archaeology session the children learnt how to be an archaeologist, how to safely dig for artefacts and then clean and categorise them. They studied the artefacts

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