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Fab Friday


Fab Fridays started this Friday! All of the children have come into school today prepared for “FAB Friday”. There has been a range of activities that the children have been involved in throughout the day, as well as taking part in some physical exercise. In Reception the children have been involved in a rota of activities that they have worked through during the day. In Year 1 and 2 children have been on a safari, they have even found an

Audley goes purple


We were delighted to be able to support “Audley Goes Purple” on Thursday 13th September. Thank you to all children and staff that wore an item of clothing or an accessory which was purple. Your contributions will go directly to Cancer Research UK which is the named charity for the wonderful local initiative.  At the moment we have raised £291, donations to this worthy cause are still welcome.  

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? Well done to everyone presented with an award in our Celebration Assembly on 14th September 2018. Award This weeks winning class/pupil Whole School Attendance 97.6% Best Class Attendance Y5/6R KS1 Reading Raffle (The chance to win a book if you have read at least four times a week at home.) Callun KS2 Reading Raffle Amelia-Jayne &

New school council and team captains announced

School council

School Council During the first week back at school, each class from Year 2 upwards elected two school council members to represent them. Year 5 and 6 children also elected a chair, secretary and treasurer. The school council members who have been elected are:   Chair – Chloe Treasurer – James Secretary – Eva Year 2 members – Laila, Riley, Ben and Lexi Mai Yeah 3 members – Ffion, Heath, Sophia and Harry Yeah 4 members – Chloe, Harry, Thomas

Eco-group meet special visitors

Eco group

At the end of half term, Bert Procter and a representative from Audley’s LAP came to visit our school to meet the eco-group and to see their art sculpture made from plastic bottles on the Key Stage Two garden. On their visit they kindly donated 10 litter pickers for the Eco-group to use on their regular letter pics.

Y5/6 visit Churnet Valley


Y5/6 had a wonderful time on their visit to Churnet Valley Railway on June 19th. They enjoyed dressing up, tasting food that would have been eaten during this time and meeting some real evacuees who talked about their experiences. They went for a ride on a steam train and experienced what the blackout might have been like when they went through the tunnel and all the lights were switched off.

Little Red Riding Hood Production


All of the children in Key Stage 1 worked hard to produce an amazing version of the traditional tale ‘Little Red Riding Hood’. The children in Year 1 all performed in a dance and Year 2 had lines to learn to help tell the story or had a character to play. Thank you to everyone who supported the show and brought tickets. The children clearly loved every minute of performing and we definitely have some budding thespians of the future!

Ravensmead Summer Fayre


Thank you to everyone who could make it to our Summer Fayre on Thursday 12th July. It was a successful event despite the downpour. The children thoroughly enjoyed the activities and games, especially ‘Soak the teacher’ and ‘Penalty shoot out’. Friends of Ravensmead would like to announce that about £500 was raised for our outside environment and hope you will support the Christmas Fayre, which will be our next big event.

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