The children in Key Stage 2 have had a great time rehearsing and performing their production ‘It’s Chriiiiistmas!’ What a great show, well done everyone!
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A HUGE thank you to everyone that supported the children this year with their ‘Numberthon’ event. In total we have raised an amazing £2598.30 which will all go towards supporting the cost of trips, visits and workshops for our children. A massive well done to Ffion, JayJay, and Joseph who managed to raise the most money for their respective key stages.
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 thedidgeridooman.co.uk The children have also enjoyed making and decorating their own digeridoos using cardboard tubes.
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
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 6th December 2019. Award This weeks winning class/pupil Whole School Attendance Best Class Attendance Y3/4R Reading Raffle (Foundation
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
On Monday 11th November, author Grant Koper visited Ravensmead to share his first published book ‘The day Granny’s knickers blew away.’ Grant read the story to the children, showed them the illustrations and then answered a range of questions about the book and what inspired him to become an author. If you visit Grant’s website, there is lots of information about his work and you can purchase copies of his book. Stories written by children can be sent to him
Year 6 pupils representing Ravensmead read the poem ‘Flanders Field’ and lay a Poppy Wreath at the Centotaph in Audley as part of the Remembrance Service.
During October, our Year 5/6 children visited the Lego Room at Newcastle under Lyme College. They built a robot and learned to programme it to travel around an obstacle course! A truly Fab Friday!
A group of 16 Y5/6 children have enjoyed a visit to London. They travelled by train and tube to take a tour of the Houses of Parliament. After staying overnight in a Youth Hostel, they visited the Natural History Museum before catching the train home. We’re hoping to give more children this amazing experience very soon.