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Ramsgate Arts Primary School

Ramsgate Arts Primary School

One Childhood, One Chance
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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 b...   Read More

Aspiration . Challenge . Collaboration . Diversity . Engagement . Enquiry . Autonomy
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  • Open days for Reception children starting School in September 2020

    Please call the School Office team on (01843) 582847 to book an appointment to view our wonderful School.

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  • Caring for the Environment Never Stops

    Learning about the environment through art provides a diverse challenge for young children at Ramsgate Arts Primary School, Broadening the scope of this educational platform is already planned for the new school year from September, and pupils have just completed their summer term with an Ocean Challenge. Their brief was to create a sea creature using recyclable material such as paper card or materials found washed up on the beach. Head...

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  • RAPS Show That Shakespeare Rocked

    All the world’s a stage for young performers at Ramsgate Arts Primary who explored the world of William Shakespeare in their end of term musical. Shakespeare Rocks traces the Bard’s life via the discovery of a secret diary that starts in his study in Stratford in 1593 and transports the audience in seven acts through his great works. On the way the story spotlights his fame via cool street minstrels in Will’s Wonderful Wor...

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  • New Academic Year: Tuesday 3rd September

    We hope you've all had a wonderful summer break! Just to remind you that school reopens for Term 1 on Tuesday 3rd September at 8:15 am for Years 1 - 6. Monday 2nd September is an INSET day and closed to all pupils. We look forward to seeing you all on Tuesday! Our new Reception pupils start on Monday 9th September (part-time).

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  • Keeping your children safe online this summer!

    Please see attached guidance for our Viking school parent & carers.

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  • In Focus – RAPS Film Makers

    Lights, camera, action – young film makers at Ramsgate Arts Primary School are fully focussed on their latest project. Working with Margate Films, the Year 6 pupils have been researching, writing, filming and editing their own short movies based around the theme ‘Diversity’. Operating in small groups for the week-long venture, pupils chose key personnel such as producer, director, camera and sound technicians, script edito...

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  • RAPS’ Good Sports Enjoy the Challenge

    It was game on for young competitors at the annual sports day at Ramsgate Arts Primary. Children from all age groups took part in a structured programme of events so that everyone took part in the same one throughout the morning. Traditional running races, egg and spoon, and water carrying, space hopper leaping, firing a water gun at balloons, and a bean bag balance were popular as were the fancy dress relay and football skills events. T...

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  • Fun in the Sun

    Sunshine smiles were everywhere as children enjoyed the Ramsgate Arts Primary Summer Festival. The school field and play area was turned into a haven of happiness as pupils, families and friends celebrated another successful year. There were plenty of attractions and stalls to keep youngsters entertained. These ranged from face painting and nail art to the craze of rock painting and specially designed tee shirt printing. Home-made tas...

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  • Skill and Passion at VAT Public Speaking Competition

    The Importance of Creating A Multi-Cultural Diverse World was the challenging topic that children researched and presented as part of the Viking Academy Trust public speaking competition. Representatives from each of the Trust’s schools - Upton Junior, Chilton Primary and Ramsgate Arts Primary – were selected following heats at each school to choose their own final three. The grand final of the second annual competition was held...

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  • Young Engineers Get Creative with Cummins

    Engineering workshops including problem-solving and creativity enthralled children of all ages at Ramsgate Arts Primary School. The special STEAM day - Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Maths – was co-ordinated by Cummins Power who have held several sessions with pupils in the last year. Specific tasks were varied and were designed to encourage team building and communication and well as thinking how best to solve tricky probl...

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  • Tree-mendous Forest School Fun

    If you go down to the woods today – you’ll find a group of young children from Ramsgate Arts Primary enthralled in their latest learning adventure. The Reception year group has been inspired by six morning sessions and picnic lunches under the trees at Manor House Forest School and Farm on the Quex Park estate at Birchington. Activities have included magic wand making, working with tools, enjoying the Gruffalo story and going on...

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  • Bake Off entries needed for Summer Festival!

    This year's Summer Festival is set to be jam-packed with activities and stalls. It is set to be an afternoon of fun and games, and hopefully cake! If you would like to enter our Bake Off competition, entries will be gratefully received!

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  • Friendly but fierce competition in Viking schools sporting tournament

    Please click the link below to see our article in the Isle of Thanet News! 

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  • Cuddly toys, activities and a party as four-year-olds explore Ramsgate Arts Primary

    Please click below to see the article in the Isle of Thanet News! 

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  • Pioneering Places: Ramsgate

    Do you want to learn something new? Do you want to meet new people, work as part of a team and contribute towards the school community? Turner Contemporary is working with Children from Ramsgate Arts Primary and St Lawrence’s Junior Academy on a project called Pioneering Places. Since September 2018, the children have been researching Ramsgate’s heritage and responding creatively. In July 2020, a major new artwork for Ramsgate...

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Contact Us

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

01843 582847