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Home Learning and Transition


Transition Pages If your child is joining us in Nursery and Reception, have a look at our transition pages here   If your child is moving into Year 1 and 2, click here   Children moving into Year 3,4,5 and 6, click here   Our school is closing for a while This story created by Elsa Support may help to explain to children why our school needs to close for a while. There’s also a story which has been illustrated

Author shares his story with children

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On Friday 13th March, Chris Duke, the author of Lucy’s Blue Day visited Ravensmead to share his powerful story with the children in a special assembly. In the story, Lucy’s Hair changes colour according to her mood. This story can help to start a conversation about feelings with children. Chris talked about the happy and excited feelings as well as acknowledging the sad or angry feelings that we all sometimes have. Teaching the children that it’s ok not to be

British Science Week at Ravensmead

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The children have been involved with lots of different activities during Science Week. Years 1 – 6 took part in a Fire and Ice Workshop in the hall. This was great and had some real ‘Wow factor’. Jupiter Jack, the presenter, was fantastic and definitely made the science come alive! On Friday, some of the high school children came down to work with some of our youngest children in reception and nursery. They used microscopes, circuit building, looking at onion

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 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 12th March 2020. Award This week’s winning class/pupil Whole School Attendance 96.12% Best Class Attendance Y2S Reading Raffle (Foundation

Parenting in the digital age


Modern technology has many benefits to our children but it has the potential to expose them to dangers unique to the digital world. With careful consideration and management these risks can be minimised by the use of simple tools to restrict harmful content which your child may encounter. With this in mind we would like to draw your attention to a number of websites that offer clear guidance on how to provide the safest online environment possible. We have a

World Book Day

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We celebrated World Book Day this year by asking the children and staff to dress up as their favourite book character. Everyone had a wonderful time looking at all the fabulous costumes and trying to guess who everyone was in our special assembly. The teachers shared their favourite books with the children during the assembly. Each class discussed their characters, shared stories and took part in a range of book related activities. They all also took part in a competition

National Deaf Children’s Society bus visits Ravensmead


On Thursday 27th February, staff from the National Deaf Society came into school to deliver a special  assembly to raise awareness about what it it means to be deaf. They demonstrated how sign language works alongside lipreading and how hearing aids help people to hear. The children in Reception and some Y6 children got the chance to meet the team on the ‘Listening Bus’ and learn some more.

Strider promotes walking to school


Ravensmead are working together with Living Streets to swap the school run for a school walk. Living Streets ambition is to get every child that can, to walk to school. Take a look at their website for more information. On Monday 10th February we had a visit from Strider who came into school to promote walking or for families that live a little further away, park and stride (walking down from Audley Community Centre). Our pupils record how they

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.  

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