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Ravensmead adventure to London

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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 give more children this amazing experience very soon.

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 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 4th October 2019. Award This weeks winning class/pupil Whole School Attendance Best Class Attendance Y2S Reading Raffle

Year 2 visit Peak Wildlife Park

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On Friday 27th September, Year 2 visited Peak Wildlife Park as the Wow start to their topic ‘Australia’. The children saw a range of animals including wallabies, meerkats, warty pigs, deer, penguins, giant rabbits, lemurs, zebra and otters. A great day was had by all and we certainly did not let the rain dampen our spirits!

Ravensmead School Council 2019-20

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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 – Jamie Treasurer – Amelia-Jayne Secretary – Evelyn Year 2 members – Christal, Amelia, Thomas and Heidi Yeah 3/4 members – Finley, Lana, Jude, Grace, Ben and Nymeesha Year 5/6 members – Aiden, Izzie-Lei, Lewis, Charlotte, Harry

Summer reading challenge

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It’s the UK’s biggest free reading for pleasure event for children and is run by the national charity The Reading Agency in partnership with the UK public library network. The aim of the Challenge is to encourage children to read any six books of their choice from their library during the summer holidays. The Challenge offers children and families an enjoyable activity in the six-week summer break from school when reading skills and confidence can dip, commonly known as the ‘summer slide’.

Walk to School Week

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Next week Monday 24th June is the beginning of our “Walk to School Week”. Over the coming weeks in this term and into the new term we are going to be involved in the Living Streets programme where we are challenging children and families to increase their opportunities of walking to school, whether it is the full or part of the journey from home. For more information go to livingstreets.org.uk  

Raising aspirations

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Thank you to all the parents, family members that have already volunteered to come into school to speak to the children about their professions. The children have really been enjoying learning about the different roles. We have already had visits from a Film Maker, Train Driver, Speech Therapist, Occupational Therapist and a Olympic, Mountain bike stunt rider! It is our intention to plan further visits throughout the Autumn Term in order to inspire our pupils to think of the opportunities

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