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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 b...   Read More

Aspiration . Challenge . Collaboration . Diversity . Engagement . Enquiry . Autonomy
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  • Rockin Out At RAPS

    It may not have been the 02 Arena in London or Madison Square Gardens in New York but for Ramsgate Arts Primary young rockers it was the show of their lives. Children from as young as four years old were among six bands who played live in their debut gig to friends and parents in the packed school. Pupils from Reception Class to Year 6 have only been learning their instruments – drums, keyboards, and guitars plus vocals – for th...

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  • The Gentle Touch Means So Much

    Children are helping to soothe each other with basic massage techniques at Ramsgate Arts Primary School. The serene sessions have become a favourite with pupils in Reception and Year 1 who have learned a number of basic ‘gentle touch’ elements. Under guidance from staff, they apply their hands-on system to one another at varying times of day, notably after break and after lunch. Seated and against a back drop of tranquil ambi...

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  • Important Stage in School Development

    A new multi-purpose stage has been added to the main hall at Ramsgate Arts Primary School. The modular system was bought following fund raising by the RAPS Parent Council. Members held a variety of events to generate the £4,500 needed for the large stage, including a raffle, quiz night, fair and comedy show. The stage is latest piece in the ongoing development project at the specialist art centre that was opened to pupils on its ne...

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  • RAPS Urges Parents to Keep Children Safe Online

    Ramsgate Arts Primary School is urging parents not to let their young children have access to social media. As part of the school’s ongoing e-safety campaign, Head of School Nick Budge has written to families appealing to them to support the school’s stance on unrestricted use and to make sure that children do not go online to any site that is not age appropriate. It follows a survey among Year 6 pupils about their social media...

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  • Hola to Mexican Learning

    Exploring the tasty food of Mexico was on the menu for children from Ramsgate Arts Primary. The treat for Year 5 pupils saw them say ‘Hola’ to the team at Chiquito’s Mexican diner at Westwood Cross retail park as part of their topic exploring the culture and heritage of the country. As soon as they arrived the pupils were encouraged to join in the fun spirit of their visit by wearing colourful sombrero hats. Next, they...

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  • Inspirational Literacy Festival

    Children have explored and enhanced their love of the spoken and written word in the second annual Literary Festival at Ramsgate Arts Primary School. A packed week of activities and learning has seen pupils of all ages engage with a range of workshop sessions hosted by visiting authors as well as creating their own stories and poems. One of the most popular features of the festival was reading books by torchlight in the darkened main hall...

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  • From Idea to Showtime in Six Hours

    Children at Ramsgate Arts Primary have created a mini musical that spotlights the creation of their school. Working with the arts curriculum support team, from Years 3 to 6 took up the challenge to create a ‘play in a day’ – and their own story was the one that inspired them the most. In workshop sessions they decided on a storyline and dialogue, worked out dance moves and stage positions, and decided what music would be m...

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  • Safer Internet Day 2019

    Safer Internet Day 2019 was celebrated globally on Tuesday 5th February with the slogan: ‘Together for a better Internet’. Coordinated in the UK by the UK Safer Internet Centre the celebration sees hundreds of organisations get involved and join a national conversation about using technology responsibly, respectfully, critically and creatively. The day offers the opportunity to highlight positive uses of techn...

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  • Charity Boost from RAPS Numbers Day and Cake Sale

    Can you crack a code, create a graph showing world pollution levels, make 3D shapes, and explore the history of Egyptian numbers? These were just a few activities in a packed programme of Maths sessions enjoyed by pupils at Ramsgate Arts Primary School who took part in their first national NSPCC Number Day. A structured programme of learning ran across all year groups all day, co-ordinated by RAPS Maths Wizard Hayden Stevens, resplendent in...

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  • Snow or Severe Weather

    If snow or severe weather does descend upon us, please be assured that Ramsgate Arts will remain open during all weathers as long as the heating continues to work!  In the unlikely event that we do have to close the school, we will communicate this on this website, on our social media feeds and via the KCC School Closure website. Please find the links below… Facebook: facebook.com/RamsgateArtsPrimarySchool Twitter: @R...

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Contact Us

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

01843 582847