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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 art). 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 inspirati...   Read More

Aspiration . Challenge . Collaboration . Diversity . Engagement . Enquiry . Autonomy
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  • ***Viking Holiday Club October Half Term***

    There are still places available book now to avoid disappointment!!!

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  • New Parent Tours-Please click here for more information

    **Please be advised that due to Government Guidelines we can only have 6 people in for all of our tours. This includes children and the Head of School. Thank you for your co-operation**

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  • Latest Letter and Parent/Carers Code of Conduct Policy From Mrs Lewis

    Click here to find documents attached.

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  • Viking Holiday Club

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  • RAPS Sets Sail With The Arts Barge

    Ahoy there – Ramsgate Arts Primary is on board with the crew that plans to create an arts hub on an old barge in the town’s marina. Children have embarked on the arts voyage and have been filmed by the team behind the initiative as part of its profiling resources. The youngsters are also working over the coming weeks to design a logo for the project as part of a competition open to schools. Head of School Nick Budge said...

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  • The Heartbeat of Learning at RAPS

    They are used to breath-taking learning at Ramsgate Arts Primary but one latest topic has left children gasping. Year 3 children have been investigating all about how the heart works and became ‘super scientists’ to plan and execute a series of tests. The aim was to find out which exercise raised their heart rates the most. They chose to measure the effects of star jumping, jogging, dancing, hopping and boxing. First they cou...

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  • RAPS Young Artists Celebrate Black Icons

    Children at Ramsgate Arts Primary are creatively involved in an evolving mural on Margate seafront that celebrates black icons. The young artists aged between 7 and 11 are drawing their chosen icons, after researching historical figures such as America’s ‘first lady’ of civil rights Rosa Parks and Mary Jane Seacole, the British-Jamaican nurse, healer and businesswoman who set up the ‘British Hotel’ for the sick an...

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  • Letter for parents about COVID-19 symptoms from Department of Education

    Please read attached document at bottom of page.

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  • NHS COVID-19 app Fact sheet for parents and carers

    Please find document attached below.

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  • Local Artist Inspires RAPS Pupils

    Young artists at Ramsgate Arts Primary School are looking closer to home for their artist of the term. As well as focussing on historical and contemporary artists from around the world, the arts specialist school also seeks to support and highlight the varying styles of local creatives. Peter Campbell-Saunders from Ramsgate is the latest whose works and approach to art is inspiring children. They were introduced to Peter and his portfolio v...

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  • Letter from Mrs Lewis for Year 6 Parents & Carers

    Click the attached letter below to read.

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  • Artist of the Term

    Our artist this Term is Peter Campbell-Saunders, he has provided us with this video to showcase the work that we now have displayed within school: https://vimeo.com/456961844 Here is some brief information about Peter Campbell-Saunders: 'After studying at Central St Martins College of Art and Design in the mid-eighties Peter became a Magazine Art Director and Photographer for the next twenty years. He now exhibits regularly an...

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  • PROTECTIVE MEASURES GOING BACK TO SCHOOL

    Please watch this short video and read the attached document below published by the Government about going back to school with lots of useful information you may want to know.

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  • Latest letter from Mrs Lewis, Executive Headteacher.

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  • Letter from Mrs Lewis, Executive Headteacher

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  • Letter to Parents and Carers 31st August 2020

    Please see the letter attached below from Mr Budge. Thank you.

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  • Term 6-Partial Opening and gradual return

    Good morning, today we have sent out the attached letter from Mr Budge outlining our plan for a phased return for Reception, Year 1 and Year 6. There were also additional letters sent out to Reception, Year 1, Year 6, Critical worker and Vulnerable children. Please contact the Office if you have not received it. Thank you

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  • Breakfast Club and After School Club-updated policy

    From the beginning of next term, breakfast and after school club will need to be booked and paid for  online in advance. Spaces will be limited, and you will only be able to book a place if the form for the relevant club has been completed for this academic year. To book a place, please go to the school money website/app  ( https://login.eduspot.co.uk/public/portal/parent/?app=schoolmoney&source=website&version=20190314...

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  • Kent Educational Psychology Service

    Please see the attached letter with information regarding free access to support from the above service. For all queries please contact the email address provided within the letter. Best wishes RAPS Team

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  • Scary Scarecrow Trail

    Please see the attached flyer from our Parent Council regarding an activity for children during the Half Term. All enquiries should be sent to: raps.ptfa@gmail.com. Best wishes RAPS Team

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  • HAIR HORROR DAY - Friday 23rd October

    The Parent Council are inviting you to send your children into school with crazy hair in exchange for a £1 donation. Be as creative as you like - coloured hair, plaits, crimps, extensions, wigs!   There will be a prize for the wildest hair in each class! This is open to all year groups. All funds raised will go towards improving facilities in the school. Have fun!

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  • Rocksteady

    Dear Parent or Guardian, Great news! Rocksteady Music School is back teaching in-school rock and pop band lessons. It’s an amazing opportunity for the children to join their very own rock band and learn to play the songs they love on either drums, guitar, keyboard or vocals (no experience necessary). Band practice takes place in school time every week and boosts children’s confidence, supports their progress at school, while enha...

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  • Year 6 Application to Secondary School and Kent Test Information

    Please view the letter below regarding how to apply for a Secondary School place for your child in Year 6 and the Kent Test process. Thank you.

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  • Virtual Behaviour Workshop

    Dear Parent Carer, our wellbeing coordinator would like to share the attached flyer regarding a Parent workshop. Please note this is an outside event and not something that the School will be organising. Thank you

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  • VAT Parent and Carers Code of Conduct

    At the Viking Academy Trust we are very fortunate to have supportive and friendly parent bodies in each of our Viking schools. Our parents recognise that educating children is a process that involves partnership between parents, class teachers and the school community. As a partnership, our parents will understand the importance of a good working relationship to equip children with the necessary skills for adulthood. For these reasons we continue...

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  • Christ's Hospital

    Good morning, please view the letter below from Mrs Michaela Lewis regarding Christ's Hospital, which is a co-educational boarding school in West Sussex. Thank you 

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  • Viking Holiday Club-October Half Term

    Please see the letter below regarding the October Half Term Holiday Club. Thank you.

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  • Annual Flu Immunisation

    Please view the letter below and respond accordingly. Thank you.

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  • Upcoming Transition Support

    Dear Parents/Carers, moving from Year 6 to Year 7 is a pretty nerve-wracking time. Pie Factory have set up two online Zoom sessions for those moving up to Year 7 in September with our friendly Youth Workers. We hope that by the end of these fun, music-filled sessions attendees will feel a bit more ready to take their big step into senior school. We have posted information about these free sessions on our facebook & instagram pages. Spaces are...

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  • Transition video-Miss Okai

    Today we have sent out Miss Okai's welcome video via MCAS, which can be found in the Announcements section, the link to her video is here: https://vimeo.com/user84591170/review/439203773/5c6d197716 Thank you.

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Contact Us

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

01843 582847