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Ramsgate Arts Primary School

Ramsgate Arts Primary School

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At The Heart of Arts for Your Child

We welcome you and your child to Ramsgate Arts Primary School. 'RAPS' is a new, two-form entry primary school with a focus on the 'Arts' (music, dance, drama and dance). We are located in a bright, modern, spacious building which encompasses state of the art technology and designated spaces (such as our dance studio, music room, art studio and gallery) which facilitate our Arts Curriculum.   

What Makes Us Distinctive? At RAPS, we endeavour to nurture, encourage and build upon creativity through our innovative and inspira...   Read More

Aspiration . Challenge . Collaboration . Diversity . Engagement . Enquiry . Autonomy
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  • Parent's Evening

    Parent's Evening appointments are now available to book on the 11th and 12th of February. You can book appointments via the MCAS App. If you have any problems doing this please contact the School Office where we will be happy to help you.

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  • Viking Holiday Club News & Information

    Viking Holiday Club: February 1/2 Term  February 1/2 Term Holiday Club.......Viking Holiday Club are happy to announce our February Half-Term dates... Open to all children attending the Viking Academy Trust school (Chilton, Ramsgate Arts and Upton) from Reception year to Year 6.  If you have a sibling at another school in Reception – Year 6, no problem.  Bring them along to join in the fun...

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  • RAPS Sleep Easy Challenge

    Good quality sleep is vitally important to the wellbeing of young children. And pupils at Ramsgate Arts Primary have been set a fun challenge to identify why sleep is so beneficial. Following a special assembly to launch Sleep Easy, children explored what small but effective changes they can make to help them sleep better as well as activities they need to avoid right before bedtime, particularly using mobile phones, computers and tablets...

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  • Outside Learning Plan for RAPS

    Ramsgate Arts Primary School is expanding its learning areas for children. RAPS Landscape 2020 is a project aimed at improving facilities in the playground area at the rear of the main building. It will feature an outside classroom that will be utilised for a variety of subjects, topics and themes. Also included are areas of Astroturf and planters with graceful trees, herbs and grasses to create natural and ‘greener’ play zones...

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  • Putting the Fun into Fund Raising

    A comedy night at Ramsgate Arts Primary is putting the fun into fund raising for the school. The Ramsgate Comedy Club show on Friday, February 7, is hosted by the Parent Council and money raised will go towards the school’s latest project to expand its outdoor classroom and play facilities. Professional acts due to take to the mic include El Baldiniho , a comedy magician who is a regular at The Comedy Store and was also on the last se...

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  • September 2020 Reception Application Deadline - 15th January

    Time is running out to get your application in! The application for Primary School Admission Deadline is Wednesday 15th January. If you would like to apply for a place at Ramsgate Arts for September 2020 you will need to complete the online application or a paper form below before Wednesday 15th Jan...

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  • Santa’s Grotto Magic at RAPS

    Santa paid a visit to weave some Christmas magic for children at Ramsgate Arts Primary School. Accompanied by Mrs Christmas and three elves, he welcomed groups of the younger pupils into his glittery grotto that also featured snowmen and reindeer. After chatting with the wide-eyed children, Santa introduced his wife – Mary Christmas –who had them spellbound with a storytelling session, while the cheeky elves – Naughty Dave...

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  • Celebrating Christmas in Style

    Christmas is coming and pupils at Ramsgate Arts Primary are already celebrating the festive season in style. Hand-made decorations created by children from all year groups adorn two huge real Christmas trees, one in main reception that greets visitors, and the other in the main hall. And the walls are adorned with wreaths that were created when more than 70 parents come into school to work with their children, using recycled material interw...

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  • Young Artists Are All Winners!

    An arts competition inspired by the high profile nationwide Turner Prize produced an array of thought-provoking and skilful creations by talented young artists from the Viking Academy Trust schools. Children from Ramsgate Arts Primary, Upton Juniors and Chilton Primary, entered the first ever VAT Arts prize 2019 and their work was on display  at the Silverland gallery at Ramsgate Harbour arches on Monday, December 2, the day before the Tu...

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  • Viking Holiday Club - Christmas Holidays!

    December Holiday Club.......Viking Holiday Club are happy to announce our Christmas dates for 2019.  If you need to finish the Christmas shopping then we are ideal for you!  Dedicated to all children at Viking Academy Trust schools (Chilton, Ramsgate Arts and Upton) from Reception year to Year 6.  If you have a sibling at another school in Reception – Year 6, no problem.  Bring them along to join in the fun...

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  • Spooky News: Frighteningly Good Fun!

    A screamtastic day of fun and learning was a Halloween treat for little children at Ramsgate Arts Primary. The Spooky Arts Day gave the four and five year olds from Reception classes the chance to enjoy a range of activities in specially decorated themed classrooms. Pupils added to the atmosphere and were dressed and made up in their horrifying outfits including witches, skeletons, Dracula, dragons, ghosts, zombies and werewolves as well as...

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  • Leading British artist chosen by Ramsgate schoolchildren to create harbour installation

    Leading British artist Conrad Shawcross has been commissioned to make a new artwork for Ramsgate Royal Harbour by isle primary school children. The work, in partnership with Turner Contemporary and due to be completed for 2020, will be the culmination of ‘Pioneering Places’, an ambitious multiyear project happening across East Kent to encourage people to get involved with cultural organisations and shape the place where they live...

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  • RAPS Family Cookbook

    This is a request for all your favourite family recipes! We would like you to share the recipes that your children ask for time and time again, as we are hoping to publish your tried-and-tested, much-loved meals in a RAPS family cookbook, which will be illustrated by the children and sold to raise funds for the school. The money raised will go towards a Kitchen Garden! We are sure that the book, a celebration of the food RAPS families love...

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  • Getting Lit Up for Christmas

    Children at Ramsgate Arts Primary already have the Christmas spirit. They hope to be lit up this festive season in a joint project with the Arts In Ramsgate team. Pupils have begun workshop sessions with the AIR volunteers and parents to create stylish and imaginative lanterns that will form part of a parade through the town on December 1 to herald the beginning of Christmas month. All lanterns that are created for the parade may also be...

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  • 15/10/2019

    Thinking about training to teach?

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  • We have sent home the following message to Reception, Year 1 and Year 2

    Good afternoon, there are still spaces for KS1 dance club after school today. If we do not fill these spaces this morning, the club will be unable to run. 

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  • Online questionnaire

    Good Morning. Please see attached letter regarding an online well being questionnaire for your child to complete. Please note you must contact the e mail address on the letter if you do not want your child to participate by the 24th January. Thank you.

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Ramsgate Arts Primary School 
140-144 Newington Road
CT12 6PT

01843 582847