Latest Newsletter


Merry Christmas
We would like to wish all of our families a very happy, safe and healthy Christmas and New Year from all the staff at Ravensmead. Thank you for your support during this term and we hope to continue and develop a close working relationship as we go into the Spring term. We look forward to seeing you in the New Year when school re-opens on Tuesday 7th January.

Kindest Regards Mrs Goodall & all of the team at Ravensmead.

Thank you to everyone who have supported the “Friends of Ravensmead” Christmas Fayre and Christmas Raffle at the KS2 performances where over £1500 was raised. This will be used to continue to develop the outside area at school for the children. Thank you!

Uniform - Please can we remind you that our school uniform is as follows;
▪ Black or grey trousers/shorts/skirt/dress.
▪ Yellow polo-shirt.
▪ Royal blue sweatshirt/jumper/cardigan.
▪ Sensible black shoes.
Some children have been wearing trainers in school, but they do need to be wearing black school shoes. Trainers can be brought into get changed into for playtime, if they wish to play football.

FAB FRIDAY UNIFORM – Plain Colour team T-Shirt, dark joggers and tracksuit top with trainers. No Football shirts.

Please can we ask that all uniform is checked over the holidays to ensure the child’s name is written in it. SMART uniform is closed for Christmas from Friday 20th December and will reopen on Thursday 2nd January.

“It’s Chriiiiistmas!”
The children in Key Stage 2 have worked so hard this half term on their production “It’s Chriiiiistmas!” All of the children involved did an amazing job! Thank you to Mrs Webb and all of our Key Stage 2 staff involved in the performance. A big thank you to all of the parents, grandparents and family members who came to watch the show, we hope you enjoyed it!

Reading at Ravensmead
Christmas is a special time of year where families gather together. During this special time of year, we would encourage you to continue to share a book with your child and delve into the world of imagination and adventure.

Walk to school
In the New Year the target for children will be at least 2 journeys a week where they walk to school.

Staying Safe Online
Children spend a lot of time online over the festive period, this time can increase significantly with more gadgets and devices to interact with. Understanding what children do online and the risks they face will help you to keep your child safe online. Follow the link below to find advice on how you can support your child.

Reception Class 2020
Deadline for applications to the Local authority are January 15th, 2020. We are having an Open Day on 9th January at 9.15-10.15am in our Reception classrooms. Our Nursery children will have a visit during this time but if you wish to see the provision please come along.

Please check on our school website for our snow procedure policy in the event of bad weather.

Polite reminder – Please do not park in Ravens Close, please use Audley Football Club.