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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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  • Lessons are Magic at RAPS

    It’s magic! That’s the enthusiastic response from four and five year olds at Ramsgate Arts Primary School after a special performance left them spellbound. Magician Magic Al had his young audience rubbing their eyes with disbelief as super magic trick followed super magic trick. It was the special launch event for a new topic for Reception classes called A Magical Winter, where pupils begin to explore the world of magic...

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  • RAPS Remembrance - Battlefield Memoirs

    Children have written their own heart-felt thoughts and fears in the guise of a World War 1 soldier on the battlefield. At Ramsgate Arts Primary School each pupil from Years 1 to 6 created their own creative writing journal, imagining what it was like to be on the frontline in the trenches as bullets and bombs crashed around them almost every hour of every day. Their entries are sad, reflective, hopeful, determined, accepting and emotional...

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  • RAPS Ready to Rock

    We will rock you with guitars, keyboards, drums and vocals – Ramsgate Arts Primary pupils are raring to rock. They will be taking part in a series of high energy music workshops with professionals from the Rocksteady education team. The group’s tutor Matt Palmer cranked up the volume with a powerful assembly at RAPS to engage pupils who were soon clapping and singing along. In his dynamic demonstration he highlighted the vari...

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  • New Head Pupils Vow to Help Make a Difference

    The newly-elected team of head pupils and their deputies are already hard at work in and around Ramsgate Arts Primary School in Ramsgate. Head boy and girl Oli and Faye and their deputies Ruby and Jacob are relishing their responsibilities and looking forward to a busy year. The Year 6 team were voted into their special roles by pupils and staff after a busy Democracy Week at RAPS. A special assembly by Tatton Spiller from Simple Politic...

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  • Screamtastic Day of Fun and Learning

    Ghoulish games and creepy creativity gave young children a Halloween to remember at Ramsgate Arts primary School. Reception class pupils aged four and five enjoyed a screamtastic day packed full of fun activities and learning. As part of the Spooky Arts Day, the 60 youngsters dressed in their favourite spooky costumes and the colourful array included witches, vampires, ghosts, zombies and even a few fairies and unicorns. Fun learning act...

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  • Ramsgate Comedy Club

    Comedy circuit acts will be coming to Ramsgate to help raise funds for a new primary school stage. The comedy club night will be held on November 9 at Ramsgate Arts Primary School It will feature headline act Welshman Drew Taylor, Kent comedian Adam Morrison, President Obonjo and MC Sam Wyatt. Guests can brings there own drinks for the show, with doors open at 7pm and acts from 8pm, And tickets are £10. There will also be a dona...

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

    01843 582847