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Santa’s on Strike

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The Key Stage 2 children were proud to present their Christmas production ‘Santa’s on Strike’ to an audience of friends and family. Through action, song and dance, the children had to prove to Santa that they really deserved their presents this year!

Reception & Nursery Christmas workshop

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Reception and Nursery took part in a Christmas workshop completing various activities including singing Christmas songs on stage. Parents and grandparents were able to work alongside their child getting into the Christmas spirit playing festive bingo, making decorations, sharing their handmade mince pies and a fun music session. It was lovely to see everybody having a good time.

Weekly Achievements

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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 15th December 2017. Award This weeks winning class/pupil Whole School Attendance 91% Best Class Attendance Y5/6W KS1 Reading Raffle (The chance to win a book if you have read at least four times a week at home.) Harrison KS2 Reading Raffle Emma Class who read

Fun in the snow

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On Monday 11th of December, Bignall End was still covered in snow, but despite the snowy weather Ravensmead remained open and we are very happy that so many children and adults braved the weather despite difficult conditions. We had well over 80% of children attending. At breaktime the children in KS2 wrapped up warm and went on to the school field where they had a great time playing in the snow, it wasn’t the right kind of snow for building

Important letter regarding winter weather and KS2 performance

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Weather and Performances Update Thank you for your support with regard to keeping the school open this morning.  Well over 80% of our pupils were able to attend.   We only had a couple of parents using the bottom road outside school and this helps massively, please remember to use the top road only. We have looked at the weather forecast and we are concerned that overnight temperatures are predicted to drop to as low as -10 degrees.  The forecast also

Numbethon 2017

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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 a record breaking £2488.98 which will all go towards supporting the cost of trips, visits and workshops for our children. A massive well done to Neve, Ava, Chloe, Rebecca and James who managed to raise the most money for their respective key stages.  

Shoebox appeal for the elderly

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We’ve decided to support the local shoebox appeal for the elderly. Many elderly people are lonely at Christmas time and would welcome a Christmas shoebox gift. Please send the shoeboxes in on Friday 15th December. You could wrap your shoebox in Christmas paper to make a lovely gift for someone. Here are some ideas of what to put in the box; small boxes of chocolates gloves, hats or scarves crossword books books hot drinks, such as hot chocolate or Horlicks

Christmas Shopping Evening

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Ravensmead Christmas Shopping Evening is on Friday 1st December from 2:00-6:00pm. There will be lots going on, including: Craft stalls Christmas treats and sweets Santa’s Grotto Refreshments The choir will be singing at 4:00pm. For more information see our Christmas shopping event poster. All the money we raise will go towards our continuing improvements to the outdoor areas for our children. Go to Friends to see the developments on our playgrounds so far. Please come along, it would be lovely to

Anti-bullying workshop

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As part of national Anti-Bullying Week, on Wednesday 15th November, ‘Act on info’ theatre group visited Ravensmead to provide workshops for children across the school. Children in Key Stage Two had a workshop in the morning where ‘Bully Boy’ and ‘Gossip Girl’ were defeated by superheroes using techniques taught to stop bullying. Children in Key Stage One had a workshop in the afternoon where Buzzy Bee nand Flutter Butterfly have a problem with Fruity Fly but work together to solve

Maths support

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Have you seen our Maths support page? It contains lots of useful links to games and videos to help with Maths, such as ‘Hit the button’ which is great for practising your times tables, doubles, halves or number bonds. Go to Maths support page for links to games for both Key Stage 1 and Key Stage 2. There are fun music videos to help you learn your times tables too.

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