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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 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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  • Our Virtual Tour-please click here for more information

    Dear Parents/Carers Deciding on the right school for your child is difficult under normal circumstances, and in these exceptional times we are aware that COVID restrictions have made this even trickier. We are excited to share with you a taster of our virtual tour and a promotional video, that we hope will give you an insight into what makes Ramsgate Arts Primary School unique and a very special place to learn. Look around each room a...

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  • Term 2 update from Mrs Lewis and FSM letter.

    Please find both letters attached below.

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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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  • Covid 19 Absence: Guide for Parents & Families

    Please find attached below a guide to help you make a decision.

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  • Yayoi Kusama Display

    Learning about one of the a important female artist Yayoi Kusama and her obsession with pumpkins and poke dots!

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  • Young Readers Embracing Equality and Diversity ​​​​​​​

    A new chapter in children’s learning is underway thanks to the success of the Ramsgate Books for Change initiative to celebrate, understand and include diversity and equality through reading. Through the determination of two parents and a teacher, the project has raised £800 via an online funding campaign. It means that pupils at Ramsgate Arts Primary and Chilton Primary have now taken delivery of a new stock of books that speci...

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  • Environmental Care in Action at RAPS

    Children are embracing and acting upon the important message of protecting the environment that is a key feature of learning at Ramsgate Arts Primary. The school’s ongoing message that ‘caring for the environment never stops’ was highlighted this week when little Harrison from Year 1 was so inspired by what he heard in class, he asked to pick up litter on the way home the very next day. Armed with protective gloves and bin...

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  • Hair Horror Happiness at RAPS

    A horror hair day saw children and staff transformed by all manner of spooky styles at Ramsgate Arts Primary School. The freaky Friday last day of term invited pupils to ‘hair’em, scare’em’ in a sponsored fund-raiser led by the Parent Council. Classrooms and corridors saw the usually smart hair of boys and girls of all ages replaced by a whole range of weird, wild and wonderful creations. The frightful hair force...

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  • Creative Copse Play for RAPS

    A woodland world of discovery awaited young explorers from Ramsgate Arts Primary at the Newington Copse outdoor nature play centre. Girls and boys from the Early Years classes were captivated by the diverse range of activities delivered by professional artists at the wooded area. Workshops include making leafy hairstyles with leaves, petals and found objects; creating bug hotels for tiny creatures using mud, straw and bamboo; making seed bo...

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  • Latest letter from Mrs Lewis, Executive Headteacher.

    Please find latest letter attached below.

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  • Re: Secondary School Applications for Year 6

    Dear Parent/Carer Please can we remind you that Secondary School Applications close on Monday 2nd November and that you will need to apply for a secondary school place for your child before this date. You can do this by following the link below: Best wishes RAPS Team

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  • Important Free School Meal Information

    Kent County Council has announced vouchers for food are available during half-term for families whose children are eligible for benefits related free school meals, so that no Kent child goes hungry.

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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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  • ***Viking Holiday Club October Half Term***

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

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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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  • 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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  • Year 5 Christmas Production

    Dear Parent/Carer, please see the below letter from Mr Williams. Best wishes, RAPS Team

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  • Year 1 and Year 2 Research

    Dear all,  We have been invited to take part in some research aiming to discover the impact of school closures on pupils in Key Stage 1. Please read the letters attached for further information about the research, including how to opt your child out of the research if you do not wish for them to be included.  Please note that if you do not wish for your child to participate, you will need to return the slip on the attached letter...

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  • Flu Nasal Spray-16th December-further information

    Dear Parents/Carers As stated in our previous email regarding the nasal spray, this is due to take place on the 16th of December. We have since received a letter with additional information to share with our school community which we have attached below. Best wishes RAPS Team

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  • Microsoft Teams and Home Learning

    Dear Parents and Carers, This is a reminder that new ‘Microsoft Teams’ logins for your children can be found in the MCAS app or once you have logged in please click on the ‘Reports’ tab where you will see a document titled Office365. (Instructions are below) If the Password/Invitation ID section is blank and you do not remember your password you will need to reset it by cli...

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  • Closure of our Year 2 bubble

    Dear Parents/Carers, please see the letter attached below regarding the closure of our Year 2 bubble. Thank you

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  • NHS Height and weight check for Year 6 children

    Below is a letter with information regarding a height and weight check for Year 6 children that has been sent out today.

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  • Hearing and Vision Screening for Year 1

    Below is a letter with information regarding Hearing and vision screening for Year 1 children that was sent home today.

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  • NHS Hearing, Vision and Height and Weight

    Below is a letter from the NHS regarding screening of Reception children which has been sent out today.

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  • Violin and Piano Lessons

    Please see the letter below for information regarding Violin and Piano lessons.

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  • Absence Guide

    Below is the Absence Guide that we would like to share with Parents and Carers within the Trust. We would also like to remind Parents and Carers that children are able to enter the school from 8.15am and we begin our school day promptly at 8.30am. Thank you for your continued support.

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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  (

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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: Best wishes RAPS Team

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Contact Us

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

01843 582847