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Pupils complemented on their ‘behaviour, attitude and intelligence’


Following the Year 5/6 visit to Tatton Park, Mrs Goodall received a letter this week from the organiser to say how impressed they were with our children at the site. Mrs Goodall said “This makes me extremely proud and I would like to say thank you to the Y5/6 staff who arranged the visit as well as the children who have represented the school in such an exemplary manner.” Please take a look at the letter below.  

More than a face


On Friday 14th February, a lady called Charlie Beswick visited Ravensmead to talk to the children in Year 2, 3, 4, 5 and 6 about her charity ‘More than a face’ which she started to raise awareness and promote acceptance of facial disfigurement after one of her children was born with Goldenhar syndrome. The assembly covered: The physiology of facial recognition and why it’s natural to feel startled Perceptions of facial disfigurement through history and in society The difference between

Latest Newsletter


Dear Parents, Another busy half term has passed and we are already half way through the academic year! There has been lots to celebrate this half term, including Young Voices,KS1 Fairytale Ball, our Friday Marvellous Maths groups in KS1 & KS2, Nursery Reading workshops as well as our Reception Maths Workshops to name a few of our events. In addition parent consultations for Rec, Y2 & Y6 have also taken place, which we hope you found informative and constructive. Please

Parking reminder

Parking reminder FEB 20

School along with your support is working hard to improve the situation with parking. It is a challenge but if we can work together by using the Football Club to park, or the community centre, so that you can Park & Stride this will slowly help to make a difference. School has been in contact with the local PCSO’s and the parish council togain some further support on this matter.    

Key Stage One Fairytale Ball

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The children in Key Stage one have had a fantastic time at their Fairytale ball. During the morning they each had a dance lesson with Mrs Furnival where they paired up and learnt to ballroom dance. In the afternoon, each class took it in turns to share their dancing with the rest of the children, then all the children danced together while each teacher chose a pair to dance in a competition. Mrs Webb judged the dancing competition and the

Diglake disaster commemorations

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To commemorate the 125th anniversary of the Diglake disaster the children have taken part in a range of activities across the school. The School Council attended a memorial service at the Methodist Chapel where they read the names of the 77 boys and men who died.  Year 1, 2, 3 and 4 visited the Chapel on Monday to learn about the disaster from a retired miner and they also had a chance to look at a range of mining artefacts.

KS2 WWII Battle lines


On Friday 10th January, the children in KS2 became part of a spy school! Their mission was to find the clues hidden within the German bunker to identify the enemy Battle Plan. Throughout the workshop the children solved a number of puzzles to find the co-ordinates of the German flight paths. They used a range of maths skills including algebra, their skills in shape, logic and reasoning as well as their skills in number to crack padlock codes, open crates

Christmas at Ravensmead

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We’ve had such a busy few weeks in school in the run up to Christmas, the children have taken part in many different activities including: – KS1 visit to St James’ church – KS2 visit to St James’ church – Christmas lunch – KS1 children visiting Santa – The choir singing at Wilbraham House – Discos – Christmas party lunch     We would like to wish all of our families a very happy, safe and healthy Christmas and New

Library Fundraiser


As a thank you, the Year 3/4 children organised a fundraiser to raise money for Audley Library. During the Autumn term, the children have regularly visited and have really enjoyed the experience. At the fundraiser, refreshments were provided and there was the opportunity to buy books. Over £145 was raised which will help towards the upkeep of the library. A huge thank you to everyone who attended!

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