The William Ransom Primary School The William Ransom Primary School en-us© Copyright, The William Ransom Primary School. All Rights Reserved. Mon, 24 Jul 2017 07:56:31 +0100 Mon, 24 Jul 2017 07:56:31 +0100 The William Ransom Primary School60 More photos! The last half term in Ash class! We really have been busy. There are too many photos to fit in the last post. Ahoy there! Pirates and planets aplenty in the last half term in Ash class! Well we made it through to the end but it sure has been a busy half term. It’s been so busy that I have not managed to post any photos. Sorry, better late than never! Information from Mrs Driver 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. The William Ransom Orbit "Today is your day. You're off to Great Places! You're off and away!" Many of you know that Dr Seuss is my favourite author, not just for children, I believe he has many messages for us all. Governing Body Annual Report 2016-17 We do hope you have received your copy of the Governing Body Annual Report. A bone shaking class assembly from Maple Class Maple Class shared their knowledge of Skeletons, muscles and nutrition with the rest of the school this morning. William Ransom Race for Life! Yesterday, the School Council members and Orbit team organised the very first William Ransom Race for Life event, and it was a roaring success! Maple Class at the Fitzwilliam Museum Today, Maple class visited the Fitzwilliam Museum in Cambridge to support both their History and Art learning. Magnificent Mountains in Maple Class Maple Class have been learning all about mountains in Geography this term. Sports Day 2017 We held our annual Sports Day on Friday 30th June. The day began with a rhythmic gymnastics display. KS1 races took place in the morning followed by KS2 races in the afternoon. Information from Mrs Driver Now that classes have been announced for 2017 – 2018 I am in a position to let you know a few more details. Pizza Perfect! Today Beech Class received a pizza making master class at Pizza Express in Hitchin. Lacrosse Team return home as 2017 National Lacrosse Final Plate Winners Last Sunday, our lacrosse team competed at the 2017 National Lacrosse Finals in Sheffield. It was a long day and the children returned home with a well-deserved trophy. Let's Get Cooking! This year's Let's Get Cooking Club have enjoyed making lots of delicious dishes. Sports Day postponed Sports Day has been postponed today 28th June 2017, the field is too wet. Pizza, Pizza, Get Your Pitta Pizza Here! Not content with making their own pitta pizzas, Beech Class also made the pizza boxes! Secondary Transition for Year 6 Today, PHASE visited William Ransom to conduct a workshop with our year six pupils. The aim was to prepare them for their upcoming transition to secondary school. Information from Mrs Driver Many of you have commented on our lovely new playground markings! William Ransom Summer Fete On Saturday 10th June we held our annual Summer Fete. The weather was beautiful and we had a record number of people attend. We raised in excess of £6000 which is an amazing amount. Thank you to everyone who came! Information from Mrs Driver WOW!! What an amazing day we had on Saturday at the School Fete! Summary of the parent survey Thank you to the 84 parents/carers/guardians who took the time to complete the online survey. Wow what a fantastic summer fete! We had record number of people and a record profit in excess of £6,000. School lunch menu - Summer/Autumn 2017 Download the William Ransom Primary School Summer/Autumn 2017 school lunch menu from Hertfordshire Catering Limited. Beech class trip to Affinity Water Gale force winds, unseasonably low June (ha ha) temperatures and horizontal driving rain did not stop Beech class having a great and educational day at Affinity Water in Bushey. Details of Aladdin Trip The trip to see Aladdin on Monday 5th June will go ahead as planned. Read on for more details Reception visit Shepreth! To finish off our topic on minibeasts, Reception visited Shepreth to find some (not so mini) minibeasts! We also enjoyed seeing lots of other animals but the bats and the tiger seemed a firm favourite! Have you put your sun cream on? We woke this morning to glorious sunshine which promised to stay with us for the day. There were many bleary eyes at breakfast but that didn’t stop everyone tucking into a good cooked breakfast! Watching chocolate melt! Beech Class wanted to see how a solid reacts to temperature in science this week, so we melted chocolate! Horrible Histories: The Best of Barmy Britain On Wednesday Years 1 – 5 travelled to Letchworth by train to go to the Broadway Theatre to see ‘Horrible Histories: The Best of Barmy Britain’. Silence in Class...for Compassion UK On Tuesday Maple class completed their sponsored silence challenge in aid of Compassion UK