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Letters Sent Home

Please see below copies of information and messages sent out via email & through MCAS. 


Wednesday 6th July 2022:
  • Dear Parent/Carer, just to inform you that ALL COSTUMES for the KS2 production must be brought in on MONDAY 11th for their dress rehearsal that afternoon. Best wishes, RAPS Team
  • Dear Parent/Carer

    We will be selling tokens for the RAPS Summer festival from today through the SCHOOL MONEY website.
    You can pre purchase the tokens through school money in bundles of £5, £10 & £20.
    The tokens will be given to your child to bring home. 
    Tokens will also be available to buy during the event.
    Please note: Left over Christmas Fair tokens will be accepted at the Summer festival.
    15 x Games stalls – 1 token per go
    Bottle Tombola – 2 tokens per go
    Go Karts – 2 tokens per 3 mins
    Bouncy castle – 2 tokens per 3 mins
    Toddler soft play – 2 tokens (unlimited time)
    Face paint – 2 tokens
    Hair Glitter – 2 tokens
    Clay Creations – 5 tokens
    T-shirt printing – 6 tokens
    Candy Floss – 4 tokens
    Bar prices
    Beer – 5 tokens
    Pimms – 5 tokens
    Aperol Spritz – 6 tokens
    Soft drinks can – 2 tokens
    Hot drinks – 2 tokens
    Squash – 1 token
    Food prices
    Sausage & Chips – 5 tokens
    Chips – 3 tokens
    Sausage (Gluten Free & vegan avail.) – 3 tokens
    Popcorn – 2 tokens
    Cake – 2 tokens
    Crisps - 1 token

    Best wishes
    Parent Council

Thursday 30th June 2022:

Dear Parent/Carer, we just wanted to remind you that the deadline for application for your child to sit the Kent Test closes tomorrow at midnight. For more information please click here. Best wishes, RAPS Team

Tuesday 21st June 2022:

Dear Parent/Carer, just to remind you that lost property will be placed outside the front of main reception today. Any items not taken today will be disposed of. Best wishes, RAPS Team

Friday 17th June 2022:

Dear Parent/Carer, unfortunately the Parent Council are unable to run Ice Pop Friday today, but it should resume next Friday. Best wishes, RAPS Team

Friday 10th June 2022:
  • Dear Parent/Carer, we wanted to remind you that this Monday is Class Photos day. Please send your child to School wearing School Uniform. Teams O'Flaherty, Gunson and Dannell will need to bring their PE kits into School on this day to change into at School. Reception have also asked that PE kits are brought in. Best wishes, RAPS Team
  • Dear Parent/Carer, we just wanted to remind you that today is Ice Pop Friday, please see the attached document for more information. Lost property is building up within the School again and we do not have the space to store it. Today we will put out lost property at the front of the building by the Office. Anything that is left over today will unfortunately be disposed of. Going forward any lost property that is not named will be put out at the front of the building by the Main Office every Tuesday afternoon from 3pm and if it is not collected then it will be disposed of. Please can you ensure that your child's belongings are clearly labelled so that we can return any lost items to them in class. Thank you for your co-operation with this. Best wishes, RAPS Team

Tuesday 7th June 2022:

Dear Parent/Carer, on Friday 17th June we would like to support the Cystic Fibrosis fundraising day by all the children in school to wear yellow and make a pound donation to this worthy cause. This charity has been very supportive to the RAPS community as we have a child in our school who has Cystic Fibrosis. If you would like to find out more about the charity day, please see the link below:  Best wishes, RAPS Team

Wednesday 27th May 2022:

Dear Parent/Carer, just to remind you that tomorrow we are celebrating the Platinum Jubilee with a fish and chips Jubilee dinner, provided by our caterers. Remember to book in advance to secure your child's lunch and also to wear red, white and blue for the day. As the meal is fish and chips, Thursday's menu will be served on Friday. Best wishes, RAPS team

Friday 13th May 2022:
  • Re: Year 2 PE Days: Dear Parent/Carer, PE days for Team Holloway and Team Okai have changed! Both classes will now have PE on a Wednesday and a Thursday. Please could your child come to school on these days wearing their PE kit. Best wishes, RAPS Team
  • Re: Year 2 SATs Reward: Dear Parent/Carer, to celebrate the children working so hard in their recent SATS tests, we'd love to surprise them on the last day of term (Friday 27th May at 1:00) with a trip to Newington Park for an afternoon of fun and games. If you are able to help with this trip, please discreetly let one of the Year 2 team know. Best wishes, RAPS Team
  • Re: Ukraine Donations: Dear Parent/Carer, thank you all so much for your wonderful donations. We received an amazing amount of wonderful and practical gifts that we are sure the people of Ukraine will be grateful for. We will be transporting these across first thing on Monday morning to Folkestone ready to go across to Ukraine. With this in mind we will not be taking in any more donations after today. Thank you all again for supporting Ukraine at this most difficult time in their lives. Best wishes, RAPS Team

Thursday 12th May 2022:

Dear Parent/Carer, please click on the following link to access the latest issue of Families Magazine: Best wishes, RAPS Team

Wednesday 11th May 2022:

Dear Parent/Carer, please can we remind you that if you are not in receipt of Free School Meals and your child is in Year 3-6 then we require payment in advance for their school meals. To do so please select the days your child is having a school meal in the Dinners section of Eduspot and make payment the usual way. This is to assist the Kitchen and us with accurate billing. Best wishes, RAPS Team

Thursday 28th April 2022:

Re: Non Uniform Day for House Bussell. Dear Parent/Carer, Tomorrow (29th April) is a non uniform day for House Bussell (Red) as they received the most House points last Term. Best wishes, RAPS Team

Tuesday 26th April 2022:

Dear Parent/ Carer, Ms Vost would like to let you know that there is an Arts Competition taking place which is being run by the Turner as you are all very much part of our community and the theme this year is 'Belonging'. There will be a school assembly taking place this morning for the children so you may well hear all about it this afternoon but for more information please click on the link below: Best wishes, RAPS Team

Thursday 21st April 2022:

RE: School Garden. Dear Parents/Carer, URGENT Green-fingered volunteers needed tomorrow the 22nd of April between 8:30-11:30!!! To help us fill 15 planters with soil ready for our children to create and develop skills in our school garden. We look forward to seeing you tomorrow. Best wishes, RAPS Team

Friday 1st April 2022:

Re: Last Day of Term

Dear Parent/Carer, we just wanted to remind you that today is the last day of Term and the whole School finishes at 2pm. We look forward to seeing them return to School fully rested on Tuesday 19th April.

There is also an African Drumming Festival happening in the Main Hall from 2pm, which you will need to support your child with if they wish to attend. Have a wonderful Half Term! RAPS Team

Tuesday 29th March 2022:

Dear Parent/Carer, Ms Vost would like to invite you to support her in hanging Take One Picture from 1.30pm til 3pm please tomorrow. Best wishes, RAPS Team

Friday 25th March 2022:

Re: Lion King TripDear Parent/CarerFor the KS2 Lion King trip on Wednesday, please provide your child with enough food to have lunch and an evening tea, as well as water to drink throughout the day. If your child is entitled to free school meals, they will be provided with one lunch and a bottle of water (please provide any additional food).If your child suffers with travel sickness please can you provide enough medication for travel that day in a labelled box/envelope and also complete the following form so that we are able to administer it to them: Medication Consent On the day we will message Parents and Carers when we are approximately 30 minutes away from returning to School but this should be at around 7.30pm. Mobile phones and electronic devices are not permitted on this trip and we thank you for your cooperation with this. Best wishes RAPS Team

Wednesday 23rd March 2022:

Re: African Drumming Workshop Dear Parent/Carer On Friday 1st March, Miss Dannell like to invite you and your child to an African drumming workshop after school as part of our Arts Festival. The session will be held at 2pm (as there is an early finish for half term) in the hall on a first come, first serve basis. No experience is necessary- just bring your child along and stay as long as you like and have fun jamming with our workshop leader! Best wishes, RAPS Team

Tuesday 22nd March 2022:

Dear Parent/Carer, we have been informed of an event taking place this Saturday. In a collaboration between The Margate School, Genetic Moo and Matt Mapleston, this months Margate Tech Club will be at The Margate School on Saturday 26th March. Margate Tech Club is a free drop-in within a safe and welcoming space where you and your family can explore and play with tech, under the supervision and guidance of helpful experts. The Tech Club includes a workshop activity, which you can sign up for on the day. Please bring along a laptop if you have one.Margate Tech Club is free to attend, however, we will kindly ask for donations in order to keep future Tech Clubs running.Margate Tech Club regulars include: Genetic Moo and Matt Mapleston. You can find out more about March's schedule here. Date + Time Saturday 26th March, 10am - 12pm. Address The Margate School 31-33 High St, Margate, CT9 1DX See directions Margate Tech Club 2022 programme: 26th March30th April28th May 2nd July 27th August24th September29th October26th November10th December Find out more on The Margate School's website here. Best wishes RAPS Team

Wednesday 16th March 2022:

Fortnite parental controls

Dear Parent/Carer, We have had several incidents reported where children playing the Fortnite game have had older players joining their chat rooms using abusive language and making sexual references.
Firstly, can I remind you that the age recommendation for this game is T ( for Teen ), so 13 and above, as it is quite violent. Secondly, you may want to set parent restrictions so you are in control of who your child is potentially playing with. Our ICT team have prepared the vimeo on the link below that may help if you are unsure: I hope this is useful. For more information regarding E-safety please follow the link to our website below:

Best wishes,RAPS Team

Tuesday 15th March 2022:
  • KS2 only: Dear Parent/Carer, Please could you return your permission slip as soon as possible if you have not already done so. Best wishes, RAPS Team
  • Re: Parents Evening Booking Reminder

    Dear Parent/Carer, If you haven't already done so, please could you book an appointment for your child for Parent's Evening. You will be able to book this via the MCAS App. This can be found in the menu bar on the left hand side where the three red lines are. Click on the three red lines in the top left corner which will then produce a drop down menu, select parent's evening, select your preferred date and then select book, followed by a scroll down menu where you will be able to select a time. If you have any problems please contact the School Office or pop in to see us. Best wishes, RAPS Team

Thursday 10th March 2022:

Dear Parent/Carer As you know, our arts week is the week beginning 28th March. We would love for families to be involved too so we would like to invite you (or another family member!) in to support your child in their mask making workshop. The sessions will be running throughout the week so please see the timetable below to see when your child's workshop is. You don't need to confirm whether you will be attending- just turn up and sign in at the office on the day. We really hope you can make it! Best wishes Miss Dannell Monday 28th March 9am-10am: Team Spurrier (YR) 10.30-11.30am: Team Barnes (Y1) 12.30-2.30pm: Team Amin RB (Y3) Tuesday 29th March 9am-10am: Team McCormack (Y1) 10.30am-11.30am: Team Okai (Y2) 12.30pm-2.30pm: Team O’Flaherty (Y3) Wednesday 30th March 9am-10am: Team Smart (YR) 10.30-11.30: Team Holloway (Y2) Thursday 31st March 9am-11.30am: Team Gunson (Y4) 12.30-2.30pm: Team Dannell (Y5) Friday 1st April 9am-11.30am: Team Beraet/Williams (Y6)

Wednesday 9th March 2022:

Dear Parent/Carer, Parent's Evening will shortly be available to book. You can book your appointment/s by going onto the My Child At School app and selecting the 3 red bars in the top left corner. You will then need to click on 'Parents Evening' and your child's class teacher will come up, from there it will give you all of the dates and times available. If you need any assistance in gaining access to your MCAS account please contact the School Office. Best wishes RAPS Team

Thursday 3rd March 2022:
  • KS2 only: Dear Parent/Carer, Please be aware that we require your permission slip for your child to attend the Lion King. This is compulsory for your child to attend and will need to be handed in ASAP. If you have already given your permission slip, then please disregard this message. Best wishes, RAPS Team
  • Dear Parent/Carer, Don't forget to join in on the reading challenges. Feel free to join us in the school hall for Reading in the dark. It starts at 3pm today. Please bring your own flash light or torch. Best wishes, RAPS Team


Wednesday 2nd March 2022:

Dear Parent/Carer, Just to inform you that the email address sent earlier today in regards to the world book day reading competition was misspelled. The correct email address is If you wish to participate, please forward your photos/videos to Miss Spurrier or hand them in to your child's teacher. Best wishes,RAPS Team

Wednesday 23rd February 2022:

Calling all budding Jamie Olivers or Andi Olivers…..but it’s ok, you don’t have to be an ‘Oliver’ 


Our 2020 Primary winner, Alfred Moisan, has gone on to write a book  ‘In Conversation With......: Wisdom from the World’s Greatest Chefs, Winemakers and Hospitality Masters’  (with all profits going to the Fairshare charity) and he recently appeared at the Faversham Literary Festival!

Winners receive a share of £500 and the chance to cook in a professional kitchen!

The idea is to encourage all young people to roll up their sleeves, get stuck in and discover how much fun cooking can be – while learning vital life skills along the way!

There are three categories Primary, Secondary and Further Education.

The entry form can be found here:

Best wishes



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  • New Reception 2022/2023 Parent Meeting

    Published 23/06/22, by Aimee Trevelyan

    Reminder: There is a meeting tonight for Parents/Carers of new children starting with us this September. There is also a meeting next Thursday. You should have received an email with the date of your meeting. If you are unsure please contact the School Office where we will be able to assist you.

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  • Stagecoach Thanet-Summer Holidays

    Published 29/06/22, by Aimee Trevelyan

    'Stagecoach Thanet' presents:




    25th-29th July 2022 at Upton Junior School, Broadstairs

    Age range 4 -16yrs
    25-29th July 2022
    £150/ £125 Siblings

    Children are split into age-related groups.

    Stagecoach Thanet presents "Summer Musical Mayhem", a jam-packed week of Performing Arts, crafting and laughter. No experience needed, everyone is welcome to come along and enjoy singing, dancing and acting hits from the leading West End Musicals.

    As well as a really memorable week for the children learning new skills, having fun and making friends, we also provide:

    • Dedicated staff 
    • All our teachers are working professionals from theatre and film;
    • DBS checked and experienced teachers;
    • Expert tuition in acting, singing and dancing with specific reference to musical theatre;
    • Wonderful facilities

    To book your place head to our website or email for more information.

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  • Year 2 Fashion Show

    Published 27/06/22, by Aimee Trevelyan

    Please see the letters below regarding the Year 2 Fashion Show taking place on 15th July

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  • Reception Ramsgate Beach Trip 2022

    Published 21/06/22, by Aimee Trevelyan

    Please see the attached letter below regarding information about a beach trip for Reception children.

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  • Year 3 Margate Beach Trip 2022

    Published 21/06/22, by Aimee Trevelyan

    Please see the attached letter below regarding an upcoming beach trip.

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  • Year 6 School Journey 2023

    Published 17/06/22, by Aimee Trevelyan

    Please see the letter below regarding the children's Year 6 School Journey, which will take place in the next academic year.

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  • Year 1 Viking Beach Trip

    Published 17/06/22, by Aimee Trevelyan
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  • Kent Test Information

    Published 16/06/22, by Aimee Trevelyan

    Please see the document below for further information about how to register your child for the Kent Test.

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  • Kent Test Information

    Published 14/06/22, by Aimee Trevelyan

    Please see the letter below from Mr Budge regarding the Kent Test which will take place at the start of the next academic year for our current Year 5's.

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  • Personal, Social and Health Education Programme

    Published 13/06/22, by Aimee Trevelyan

    Please see the letter below from Year 6 for more information. Please only complete the slip if you do not wish your child to take part.

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  • Year 3 River Trip

    Published 27/05/22, by Aimee Trevelyan

    Please see the editable letter below.

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  • Year 6 Swimming

    Published 27/05/22, by Aimee Trevelyan

    Please see the editable letter below.

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