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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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  • School Voluntary Fund

    The charitable fund......

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  • Pupil Premium Funding - Do you Qualify?

    Pupil Premium Funding

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  • Children’s Art Project is ‘Amazing’

    A vibrant art project with Thanet pop artist Charlie Evaristo-Boyce ticks all the boxes for children at Ramsgate Arts Primary School. Over two days children from all age groups have worked with the 26 year old on creating designs on dozens of cardboard boxes under Charlie’s favourite theme – the word ‘amazing; The pupils were asked to paint, draw, and write on the cardboard structures that were eventually combined to creat...

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  • Exploring the World of Art

    Creative children have been inspired to create self-portraits in the style of acclaimed Mexican artist Frida Kahlo. She is the latest ‘artist of the term’ for pupils at Ramsgate Arts Primary School to explore and they have been challenged to use bright colours and fill the background of their pictures with things that are important to them. All the artwork will be displayed in school and certificates will be awarded to the best...

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  • Diva the Tarantula and Friends Visit RAPS

    Four and five year old children at Ramsgate Arts Primary have explored the world of magnificent mini beasts. They came face to face with a range of creatures when Zoo Lab ranger Tyler Barry brought a selection of her favourites to school to meet Reception classes. The visitors included Pocus, the American corn snake; Shrek and Fiona giant African land snails; Jane Austen, the Madagascan hissing cockroach; Millie, the giant African millipede...

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  • Junior Pupil Leaders Help Make A Difference

    Pupils at Ramsgate Arts Primary have an important role to play in how their school is run. The first meeting of the Junior Leadership Team for 2018/2019 has been held and the group consists of two representatives from each year group. The boys and girls will meet regularly to discuss potential ways they think that their school can be improved and developed. Deputy Head of School Hanna Beech is the lead teacher for the JLT. She said...

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  • Lenny Henry: Arts Vital for a child's sense of inclusion

    Sir Lenny George Henry, CBE, is a British stand-up comedian, actor, singer, writer, and TV presenter. For National Inclusion Week, which runs from 24-28 September, Sir Lenny writes about the importance of the creative arts to a child's upbringing and sense of inclusion, fondly remembering his first childhood trip to the theatre. I go to the theatre a lot now. I even get asked to support things like Children in the Arts, which is an...

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  • Big Smiles and Lots of Fun for RAPS New Pupils

    Four year olds are already settling into life with a smile at Ramsgate Arts Primary School in Ramsgate. The new Reception group has already explored the specially-designed building, played with games and toys, enjoyed a range of activities in the outdoor play area including dressing up and met their new classmates. Although the beginning of term marked the official start of their journey at RAPS, this group has already met at a teddy bear...

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  • Wonderful Wonderland Debut

    The magical and mysterious world of Alice’s adventures in Wonderland captivated children and parents when Ramsgate Arts Primary pupils made their public bow on stage. The cast from Years 5,4 and 3 worked tirelessly with teacher John Williams, who directed the show, and with staff and the school’s partner theatre group Regency Performing Arts.  Their zany version of Alice The Musical (written for schools by Mike Smith and Ke...

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  • Everyone’s A Winner at RAPS Games

    The first sports day at Ramsgate Arts Primary, which opened last September, was a fun family event of races, activities and laughter. More than 150 pupils cheered on by families and friends took part in a busy programme tailored to suit all ages and abilities on the playing field and games area. As well as traditional running races, children aged four upwards took part in a carousel of activities that ensured everyone had the chance to repr...

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  • Fun and Fascinating STEM Projects

    The importance of science, technology, engineering and maths has been explored in challenging and fun workshops by children at Ramsgate Arts Primary School. Day-long sessions have been held with professionals from Cummins Power Generators who tailored learning activities to age groups. Pupils from Reception and Year 1 created towers from spaghetti and marshmallow, and also used male and female stencils to draw what they though a scientist o...

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  • Pupils’ Passionate Public Speaking Challenge

    For The Better Of The World, We Should Change…was the thought-provoking and challenging theme that children explored in the first annual Viking Academy Trust public speaking competition. The theme tested pupils at each of the Trust schools – Upton Junior, Chilton Primary and Ramsgate Arts Primary – who held a range of heats to select speakers who presented their arguments to their schools to select the top three from each...

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  • Salvador Dali Competition!

    Please see the letter from Mr Brown in the attached PDF below! 

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  • Let the Trust Games Begin

    Pupils are taking part in the first ever Viking Academy Trust summer games in Thanet all this week. The contest features children from each of the Trust schools – Upton Juniors in Broadstairs, Ramsgate Arts Primary, and Chilton Primary School at Pegwell – competing in mixed teams. It means the individual ‘house colours’ from each school are combining to face each other just for this sporting challenge. Each...

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  • Pop Art Pupils

    The iconic pop art of the legendary Andy Warhol has inspired children at Ramsgate Arts Primary School. After researching the work of the American experimental visual artist, including his famous Campbell’s soup cans and Marilyn Monroe diptych, pupils set to work making creations in his style. Colourful and imaginative work from the project that was carried out in the classroom and at home is now occupying pride of place in the school...

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

    01843 582847