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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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  • Easter Holiday Competitions

    We are eggstremely eggcited to announce our eggstraordinary ‘Decorate an Egg’ competition. Children can really go the eggstra mile and have fun with this. Pictures of their eggs (these may be hard-boiled or polystyrene!) can be e-mailed to the class teacher or uploaded on to Padlet (a new privacy password has been sent to all parents). Or you may want to take part in the Easter Bonnett competition, or both. These again can be as eg...

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  • RAPS Stars of the Week

    Good morning RAPS. One of the most difficult things at the moment is the change in routine, being away from school and not seeing each other each day. You have all been fantastic and completed some amazing home learning .The teachers have been over whelmed by the amazing work that you have been sending them. Here are a few of their RAPS Stars for the week! A video from this morning's Celebration Assembly can be found here: https...

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  • **21st March 2020** Please see attached letter from Mrs Lewis, Executive Headteacher...

    Dear parents/carers Please see attached a letter from Mrs Lewis, our Executive Headteacher. Kind regards Viking

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  • **20th March 2020** Please see attached letter from Mrs Lewis, Executive Headteacher...

    Dear parents/carers Please see attached a letter from Mrs Lewis, our Executive Headteacher. Kind regards Viking

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  • KEY WORKERS: Please fill in this form by 12 noon on Friday 20th March 2020

    Dear Viking Parents/Carers Key Worker Information: In order to plan for the 'partial opening' of our Viking schools, we ask only KEY WORKER parents/carers to complete this form. https://app.keysurvey.co.uk/f/1479110/99fd/ We ask for this to be completed no later than 12pm Friday 20th March in order for us to make necessary arrangements. Thank you for your cooperation at this time. Best wishes The staff at Viking Academy T...

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  • Coronavirus - Information for Parents

    Schools will be closed to most children from Monday 23rd March. We will be in touch shortly to confirm arrangements at Ramsgate Arts Primary School.

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  • Thanet Food Banks

    Please see attached information regarding Thanet Food Banks.

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  • National Gallery Exhibition for Creative Pupils

    Work by children at Ramsgate Arts Primary is to be displayed at the world famous National Gallery in London. Two selections of work pupils created for the gallery’s Take One Picture nationwide schools project won special praise and will form part of the public exhibition that will run from May 13 to August 16. Their contributions come from the 2019 project that invited interpretations and creative work prompted by the evocative painti...

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  • Protect Our Planet – Children’s Global Message

    The passion and conviction of young children in a public speaking competition has won high praise. Pupils representing partner schools in the Viking Academy Trust – Upton Juniors, Chilton Primary and Ramsgate Arts Primary – were outstanding in their heart-felt presentations titled Climate Change - A World in Crisis. Trust Executive Head Teacher Michaela Lewis was highly impressed by the way each school’s ‘champions...

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  • Little Children Explore Big Questions at RAPS

    What makes a good human? That is the wide-ranging and multi-faceted question that has been challenging young minds at Ramsgate Arts Primary School. Young pupils from Year 1 and 2 explored their thoughts through an interactive show called Bonhomme performed by the What’s Coming Out Of The Box team. They created a magical community garden and encouraged pupils to invent a town and a village – decided by boys and girls as Rosegate...

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  • ‘Arts Rich’ RAPS in Nationwide Report

    Ramsgate Arts Primary has won praise for the way it encourages its pupils to explore all the varied avenues of the arts. RAPS is the only Kent school out of eight nationwide that were chosen to be part of fact-finding in-depth report on ‘arts-rich schools’ by the RSA (Royal Society for the encouragement of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce). The document states that it evaluates “case studies from the frontline of head teach...

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  • Public Health Information Update *If you have visited Italy since 19th Feb 2020*

    Coronavirus: This morning (25th February 2020) the Government and NHS 111 have updated their advice for travellers who have Northern Italy since the 19th February 2020.  Their advice is that if you have visited Northern Italy and you do not have any symptoms you are required to self-isolate for a period of 14 days. Please click the link below for the areas in Northern Italy affected: https://assets.publishing.s...

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  • ‘Arts Rich’ RAPS in Nationwide Report

    Ramsgate Arts Primary has won praise for the way it encourages its pupils to explore all the varied avenues of the arts. RAPS is the only Kent school out of eight nationwide that were chosen to be part of fact-finding in-depth report on ‘arts-rich schools’ by the RSA (Royal Society for the encouragement of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce). The document states that it evaluates “case studies from the frontline of head...

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  • Inset Day - Monday 24th February 2020

    We hope you’ve had the most wonderful February Half Term Break!  This is a reminder that school is closed on Monday 24th February for a staff training day. School will resume for Term 4 on Tuesday 25th February.  Our Breakfast Club will be on as normal. We very much look forward to welcoming you all back on Tuesday 25th February!

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  • DfE Guidance - Letter Sent Home Today

    Please see attached letter (below) sent home to parents & carers today (14th February) relating to public health.

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  • Information for all Parents/Carers regarding School Closures

    Good morning, I have attached a letter from Mr Budge for all Parents/Carers in regards to the decision made by the Government to close all schools. Thank you

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  • Easter Break and Term 5

    Please see the below letter for information about what will be happening in terms of schoolong over the Easter break and during Term 5. Thank you.

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  • Information for Parents 18.03.2020

    Good morning. our Executive Headteacher, Michaela Lewis, has sent home the below information today.

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  • COVID-19 Update for Parents/Carers 16.03.2020

    This is the latest update for Parents/Carers from our Executive Headteacher.

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  • Coronavirus: COVID-19

    Good afternoon, the letter below was sent out to all Parents/Carers today. Thank you.

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  • Upcoming changes to events and trips March 2020

    Good morning, we have sent home the letter below detailing all upcoming changes regarding trips and events. Thank you

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  • Year 2 Huckleberry Farm Trip

    Please find the letter below with more information about Year 2's upcoming trip.

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  • Forest School

    We have sent home the letter below this morning.

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  • Year 1 Workshop

    We have sent out the letter below with information about an upcoming workshop that Parents/Carers are able to attend. Thank you

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  • Easter Holiday Club

    Please see the letter below with information about our Viking Holiday Club. Thank you

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  • Year 5 Beowulf Workshops

    There was a letter sent out today with information about an upcoming Workshop for Year 5. Thank you

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  • Inky Willis Visit for Years 3 and 4 on Wednesday 4th March

    Please see the letter below for more information.

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  • Quex Trip for Years 3 and 4

    Good morning, the letter below has been sent out today with information about an upcoming trip for Years 3 and 4. Thank you

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  • Year 3 and 4 Behaviour Treat

    The letter below has been sent out today to Years 3 and 4 with information about a behaviour treat.

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  • Quex Cross Country

    Good afternoon, today we have sent home the following message via MCAS with information about the upcoming Cross Country event.

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Contact Us

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

01843 582847