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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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  • Viking Academy Trust Holiday Club

    Viking Academy Trust Holiday Club

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  • Parent's Evening

    Parent's Evening appointments are now available to book on the 11th and 12th of February. You can book appointments via the MCAS App. If you have any problems doing this please contact the School Office where we will be happy to help you.

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  • Putting the Fun into Fund Raising

    A comedy night at Ramsgate Arts Primary is putting the fun into fund raising for the school. The Ramsgate Comedy Club show on Friday, February 7, is hosted by the Parent Council and money raised will go towards the school’s latest project to expand its outdoor classroom and play facilities. Professional acts due to take to the mic include El Baldiniho , a comedy magician who is a regular at The Comedy Store and was also on the last se...

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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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  • 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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  • September 2020 Reception Application Deadline - 10th February

    Time is running out to get your application in!

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  • RAPS at the National Gallery

    Art work by Ramsgate Arts Primary pupils has been shortlisted for an exhibition at the world famous National Gallery in London. Children took part in the nationwide Take One Picture project run by the gallery last year and created a variety of pieces inspired by one picture – the Men of the Docks by George Bellows in 1912. Head of School Nick Budge said: “The painting led to the creation of all sorts of works and we are now wait...

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  • VAT Pupils Explore Etiquette

    Junior school leaders from the Viking Academy Trust are on a fact finding mission to ensure behaviour and manners remains top of the class. The VAT Pupil Council – drawn from children from Upton Junior School, Chilton Primary and Ramsgate Arts Primary – have begun a project researching and evaluating etiquette. They brainstormed a range of ideas and suggestions under a number of headings that covered dining and table manners, me...

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  • Aussie Aid and Caring for Koalas

    Caring children at Ramsgate Arts Primary School are helping raise funds in the wake of the devastating Australian bush fires. The kind-hearted pupils decided to hold a week-long sale of home-made cakes to support the aid effort in the stricken country. They decided on their Australia action plan following an assembly where Deputy Head Hannah Beech explained the situation. She said: “Many pupils had heard about the fires on the news an...

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  • Viking Holiday Club News & Information

    Viking Holiday Club: February 1/2 Term  February 1/2 Term Holiday Club.......Viking Holiday Club are happy to announce our February Half-Term dates... Open to all children attending the Viking Academy Trust school (Chilton, Ramsgate Arts and Upton) from Reception year to Year 6.  If you have a sibling at another school in Reception – Year 6, no problem.  Bring them along to join in the fun...

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  • RAPS Sleep Easy Challenge

    Good quality sleep is vitally important to the wellbeing of young children. And pupils at Ramsgate Arts Primary have been set a fun challenge to identify why sleep is so beneficial. Following a special assembly to launch Sleep Easy, children explored what small but effective changes they can make to help them sleep better as well as activities they need to avoid right before bedtime, particularly using mobile phones, computers and tablets...

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  • Outside Learning Plan for RAPS

    Ramsgate Arts Primary School is expanding its learning areas for children. RAPS Landscape 2020 is a project aimed at improving facilities in the playground area at the rear of the main building. It will feature an outside classroom that will be utilised for a variety of subjects, topics and themes. Also included are areas of Astroturf and planters with graceful trees, herbs and grasses to create natural and ‘greener’ play zones...

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  • September 2020 Reception Application Deadline - 15th January

    Time is running out to get your application in! The application for Primary School Admission Deadline is Wednesday 15th January. If you would like to apply for a place at Ramsgate Arts for September 2020 you will need to complete the online application https://www.gov.uk/apply-for-primary-school-place?fbclid=IwAR3DEWzPbMSfVcKIxBSSlklsXPvF-G6Y9k8-czHUE0phRm6ucu7rTA1eYiU or a paper form below before Wednesday 15th Jan...

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  • Santa’s Grotto Magic at RAPS

    Santa paid a visit to weave some Christmas magic for children at Ramsgate Arts Primary School. Accompanied by Mrs Christmas and three elves, he welcomed groups of the younger pupils into his glittery grotto that also featured snowmen and reindeer. After chatting with the wide-eyed children, Santa introduced his wife – Mary Christmas –who had them spellbound with a storytelling session, while the cheeky elves – Naughty Dave...

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  • Celebrating Christmas in Style

    Christmas is coming and pupils at Ramsgate Arts Primary are already celebrating the festive season in style. Hand-made decorations created by children from all year groups adorn two huge real Christmas trees, one in main reception that greets visitors, and the other in the main hall. And the walls are adorned with wreaths that were created when more than 70 parents come into school to work with their children, using recycled material interw...

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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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  • Flu Immunisation

    Please find the attached letter with information on how to book in with one of the clinics that was sent home via MCAS yesterday. Thank you.

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  • We have sent home the following message to Reception, Year 1 and Year 2

    Good afternoon, there are still spaces for KS1 dance club after school today. If we do not fill these spaces this morning, the club will be unable to run. 

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  • Online questionnaire

    Good Morning. Please see attached letter regarding an online well being questionnaire for your child to complete. Please note you must contact the e mail address on the letter if you do not want your child to participate by the 24th January. Thank you.

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Contact Us

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

01843 582847