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Ravensmead choir perform at Audley Theatre


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


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

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 of the Week? Well done to everyone presented with an award in our Celebration Assembly on 30th June 2017. Award This weeks winning class/pupil Whole School Attendance 95.5% Best Class Attendance Y3/4L KS1 Reading Raffle (The chance to win a book if you have read at least four times a week at home.) Evelyn KS2 Reading Raffle Ellie Class who read

Stoke and Staffordshire cross country final


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


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,

Exploring our local church


On Wednesday 21st June, Year 5/6 went to St James Church in Audley. We visited the bell tower and went inside to ring the bells. We also looked around the graveyard and did some drawing and writing about the graves. It was interesting to see the dates on the graves, we saw one from 1799. There were lots of family names that are still in Audley. There were also some activities for us to do, such as sand art, doing

Ravensmead cricket team at Newcastle finals


On the 16th June, Ravensmead cricket team played at Leycett cricket club. Our team did very well. Unluckily we lost the first game but won the next two, which sent us to the Newcastle area final at Bignall End cricket club on 21st June. The teams we played were Newcastle and St Margarets. We played St Margarets first and narrowly lost by six runs. The second game was against Newcastle and we narrowly lost again by 15 runs. Sadly we

‘Real life’ maths at Jaguar Land Rover


On the 15th June, 15 of the year 6 children visited the Engine Management Centre at Jaguar Land Rover in Wolverhampton. The day was designed to show how maths is used in industry and for the children to see first hand how maths is used in ‘real life.’ The day comprised of 3 main activities, starting with a maths quiz which centred around the work done by Jaguar Land Rover. The children then learnt about the equipment used to measure

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