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Ancient Egyptian day in Y3/4

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On Thursday 19th July, to bring their topic of Ancient Egypt to an end, the children of Year 3/4 had an Ancient Egyptian day. They were all asked to come dressed as somebody from the time period, costumes included Pharaohs, slaves and even mummies. We also had a very impressive Anubis costume. Throughout the day, children took part in a number of activities to bring their topic to an end including making papyrus paper and neck collars, and learning how

Foundation Stage visit National Adventure Farm

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On Monday 17th July, all of the children visited the farm and had a very busy day: planting beans and retelling the story of ‘Jack and the Beanstalk’; looking for bugs in the growing garden; going on a trailer ride looking for hidden scarecrows; stroking the animals and having lunch (always a highlight of a trip for the children!). The sun was shining and the children were smiling!

Garden Party

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On Friday 14th July, our annual Garden Party took place. The Eco group had worked very hard to get the new Key Stage 2 garden ready and they were able to show off their work to visitors. In the garden there are raised beds which are going to be used to grow vegetables and flowers, there is a bird house, shed for tools and a water butt so children will be able to maintain the garden. In the garden there

KS1 Jack and the Beanstalk production

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This year the KS1 production was Jack and the Beanstalk. All the children in Y1 and Y2 enjoyed taking part. We sold 340 tickets for the three performances which invited family along to see their children take to the stage. Thank you to everyone who attended. Proceeds went towards the three radio mics used in the show and we’re hoping to use the rest to help purchase a professional lighting rig for future performances. Here are a few quotes we

Oh! I do like to be beside the seaside!

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Year 5 and 6 had a lovely day in Llandudno on 29th of June – despite the dreadful weather. They took the tram up the Great Orme and enjoyed a tour of the Copper Mines before treating themselves to an ice cream and a short stroll along the prom. Check out Archie and Sharntae’s report on the Roving Reporters page.

Ravensmead choir perform at Audley Theatre

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On Saturday 1st July, our choir performed two songs in the Music thru’ the Decades show at Audley Theatre. They sang  Skye Boat Song and ‘When I Grow up’ from Matilda. It was a sell out show with all proceeds going to Douglas Macmillan Hospice and was a fantastic experience for the children to perform on stage in such a wonderful venue. They were superstars and we’re really proud of them! Here’s what Ruby had to say about it: On

Artscool 2017

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Once again children in year 3/4 have taken part in the Artscool exhibition at MMU Crewe.  The theme of the project this year was ‘The Link between India and the UK,’. Using this title year 3/4 focused on combining the cultures of the countries. Over the past few weeks all of the children have worked really hard to complete their art project, which has encompassed sketching scenes of the Potteries and using spices to paint them, designing their own rangoli

Stoke and Staffordshire cross country final

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On the 23rd of June four girls from Year 4 took part in the Level 3 Stoke and Staffordshire cross country final at Keele University. The sports festival was the final event for all children who had qualified throughout the year in various events. The children had the opportunity to chat to two 2016 Olympic athletes, Ian Marsden and Sam Quek. 80 girls took part in the race. Lyla placed 15th, Sophie 24th, Evie 27th and Neve 50th. The girls

Y3/4 perform with the Hallé Orchestra

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On Thursday 22nd June, Mrs Lockett and Mrs Stanyer’s classes joined children from other local schools to perform with the world-famous Hallé Orchestra in front of an audience at the Victoria Hall in Hanley. The children were showing off their musical talents on brass instruments and demonstrating the skills they have learned in their recent music lessons learning to play Cornets, Trumpets and Trombones.  The Hallé’s ‘Come and Play’ concert included versions of Strauss’s Cuckoo Polka and Chuck Rio’s Tequila, which the children had fun playing along with,

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