The William Ransom Primary School http://www.wransom.co.uk/ The William Ransom Primary School en-us© Copyright, The William Ransom Primary School. All Rights Reserved. Sat, 17 Aug 2019 15:56:45 +0100 Sat, 17 Aug 2019 15:56:45 +0100 The William Ransom Primary School60 PE and Sport Premium http://www.wransom.co.uk/more.php?codeID=1792 http://www.wransom.co.uk/more.php?codeID=1792 William Ransom PE 2018-2019 We have had an extremely successful year in PE at William Ransom, which has been helped by the PE and Sport Premium (PESP) funding we receive. Governing Body Annual Report 2018-19 http://www.wransom.co.uk/more.php?codeID=1791 http://www.wransom.co.uk/more.php?codeID=1791 Once again, the Governing Body have produced an annual report. We do hope you have received your copy. Information from Mrs Driver http://www.wransom.co.uk/more.php?codeID=1790 http://www.wransom.co.uk/more.php?codeID=1790 As another academic year draws to a close I would like to take this opportunity to thank all of you for the support and involvement you have given the school this year. Welcome to our new House Captains http://www.wransom.co.uk/more.php?codeID=1789 http://www.wransom.co.uk/more.php?codeID=1789 Our new house captains for 2019 - 2020 were announced today! Flying Kites! http://www.wransom.co.uk/more.php?codeID=1788 http://www.wransom.co.uk/more.php?codeID=1788 Ash class have had lots of fun on Kite Day. They decorated their kites with colourful stickers before having a go on a bouncy castle and slide. They then flew their kites on the school field. Bouncy castle fun http://www.wransom.co.uk/more.php?codeID=1787 http://www.wransom.co.uk/more.php?codeID=1787 Bouncy castle early morning fun for Oak class. The William Ransom Orbit http://www.wransom.co.uk/more.php?codeID=1786 http://www.wransom.co.uk/more.php?codeID=1786 Anything Can Happen if you Let It! That is the message Mary Poppins gives us at the end of our summer show this year and I like to think this is the message we give everyone in school. Pirate Day! http://www.wransom.co.uk/more.php?codeID=1785 http://www.wransom.co.uk/more.php?codeID=1785 It was Pirate Day in Ash Class today and they did a fantastic job of dressing up for the occasion. Bread Rolls 'Prove' a Success http://www.wransom.co.uk/more.php?codeID=1784 http://www.wransom.co.uk/more.php?codeID=1784 Today was bread day in Willow Class as they each made a bread roll of their creation - one savoury and one sweet. Pirate day http://www.wransom.co.uk/more.php?codeID=1783 http://www.wransom.co.uk/more.php?codeID=1783 What a great day we had being pirates! The fire service visit Ash Class! http://www.wransom.co.uk/more.php?codeID=1782 http://www.wransom.co.uk/more.php?codeID=1782 Today we were very fortunate to be visited in school by the local fire service. They talked to the children about fire safety and showed the special clothes they wear when they are working. Year 3 Meet the Teacher presentation http://www.wransom.co.uk/more.php?codeID=1781 http://www.wransom.co.uk/more.php?codeID=1781 Meet the teacher presentation for Year 3 parents. Cedar Class' assembly song http://www.wransom.co.uk/more.php?codeID=1780 http://www.wransom.co.uk/more.php?codeID=1780 Have a listen to Cedar Class' amazing singing from their assembly. Year 2 Meet the Teacher http://www.wransom.co.uk/more.php?codeID=1779 http://www.wransom.co.uk/more.php?codeID=1779 Please watch the video of slides used at Year 2 Meet the Teacher morning. Oak class run their mile http://www.wransom.co.uk/more.php?codeID=1778 http://www.wransom.co.uk/more.php?codeID=1778 Oak class were well supported as they started their warm up prior to running a mile for charity today. Local History Walk http://www.wransom.co.uk/more.php?codeID=1777 http://www.wransom.co.uk/more.php?codeID=1777 Report by Anusha about the Local History Walk River Oughton Trip http://www.wransom.co.uk/more.php?codeID=1776 http://www.wransom.co.uk/more.php?codeID=1776 As part of our Geography work on Rivers, we visited the River Oughton. Summary of the parent survey http://www.wransom.co.uk/more.php?codeID=1775 http://www.wransom.co.uk/more.php?codeID=1775 Thank you to the 98 parents/carers who took the time to complete the online survey. This is the highest number of responses we have had so far. Key Stage 2 had a BLAST - literally! http://www.wransom.co.uk/more.php?codeID=1774 http://www.wransom.co.uk/more.php?codeID=1774 On Thursday 4th July, the whole of Key Stage 2 went on a school trip to the Broadway Theatre in Letchworth to see the 'Ministry of Science' live stage show. Race for Life Family Event http://www.wransom.co.uk/more.php?codeID=1773 http://www.wransom.co.uk/more.php?codeID=1773 Following the success of the event in 2017, William Ransom School will again be holding our very own 'Race for Life' event on Friday 12th July to raise money to support the work of Cancer Research UK. 'Facetime a Farmer' http://www.wransom.co.uk/more.php?codeID=1772 http://www.wransom.co.uk/more.php?codeID=1772 As part of our DT unit on bread, Willow Class today Facetimed a Farmer. Our farmer is called Neil and runs an arable farm called Strathore in Kirkcaldy, Scotland. Information from Mrs Driver http://www.wransom.co.uk/more.php?codeID=1771 http://www.wransom.co.uk/more.php?codeID=1771 It has been interesting over the last 3 years to see how the school has grown and developed as our numbers have increased. Art Days in Holly class http://www.wransom.co.uk/more.php?codeID=1770 http://www.wransom.co.uk/more.php?codeID=1770 What a fantastic time we had on our art days! Beautiful batik art from Willow Class http://www.wransom.co.uk/more.php?codeID=1769 http://www.wransom.co.uk/more.php?codeID=1769 During our recent 'Art Days', Willow Class enjoyed exploring the technique of batik dying to create some fabulous art in the style of Friedrich Hundertwasser. Sustainability assembly from Willow Class http://www.wransom.co.uk/more.php?codeID=1768 http://www.wransom.co.uk/more.php?codeID=1768 Willow Class shared their knowledge about sustainability with the rest of the school today. Year One Visit Shuttleworth http://www.wransom.co.uk/more.php?codeID=1767 http://www.wransom.co.uk/more.php?codeID=1767 What an interesting day we all had at The Shuttleworth Collection! Let's Get Cooking Chicken Biryani & Fruit Pops http://www.wransom.co.uk/more.php?codeID=1766 http://www.wransom.co.uk/more.php?codeID=1766 Our final session this term brought new taste sensations and a new recipe! Summer fete success! http://www.wransom.co.uk/more.php?codeID=1765 http://www.wransom.co.uk/more.php?codeID=1765 The summer fete on Saturday was a roaring success! The rain didn’t dampen our spirits and we are very grateful to everyone that came to support the school. Let's Get Cooking Chicken & Chorizo Paella and Scones http://www.wransom.co.uk/more.php?codeID=1764 http://www.wransom.co.uk/more.php?codeID=1764 Another amazing week with delicious recipes to enjoy. Haven’t we been lucky with the weather? http://www.wransom.co.uk/more.php?codeID=1763 http://www.wransom.co.uk/more.php?codeID=1763 Against all the odds, we woke to glorious sunshine this morning and so it remained all day. Fortunately there was a breeze which kept us all cool but there was still the proverbial cry of ‘Have you put your sun cream on?’