On Friday 21st July 2017 there was a special Year 6 Leavers Assembly to celebrate their achievements and share memories of their time at Ravensmead. Along with songs, poems and school memories, the following awards were presented: KS1 Improver – Finley KS2 Improver – Josh Numeracy KSl – Chloe Outstanding Footballer boy – Joe Outstanding Netballer – Scarlett Jervis Cricket Award – Ben Sports Personality girl – Katy Sports Personality boy – Liam Matthew Kinnersley Award – Fynn Attainment girl – Erin
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After 27 years at Ravensmead Mrs Griffiths has decided that it is time for her to retire. Most of these years have been spent as a Teaching Assistant. This has placed her in the unique position of ‘teaching’ and getting to know every child (and many of their parents) in the school. Mrs Griffiths has been there when you have nervously handed over your precious son or daughter at the door. She has been there to reassure you and your
There were lots of awards presented and achievements celebrated in our final celebration assembly of the year. Mathematician of the year Writer of the year Rec M Rec G Y1B Y1H Y2W Y2B Y3/4S Y3/4L Y3/4B Y5/6H Y5/6R Y5/6W Miss Reynolds Ben Evlyn Caitlyn Riley Jake Bode Poppy Ellie Zak Molly Millie William Archie Charlotte Ava Elsa Samuel Imogen Sapphire Adam Zachary Kaitlyn Sian Laila Archie Taekwondo: James Rebecca, Alexa & Poppy Y5 helpers at lunchtime: Kian, Dominic, Noah, Sophie, Ethan,
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
Year 2 had a super trip at Hanley Museum Tuesday 18th July. We had fun making clay pots and puppets and loved looking around the museum.
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!
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
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
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.
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