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. 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! http://www.wransom.co.uk/more.php?codeID=1489 http://www.wransom.co.uk/more.php?codeID=1489 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! http://www.wransom.co.uk/more.php?codeID=1488 http://www.wransom.co.uk/more.php?codeID=1488 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 http://www.wransom.co.uk/more.php?codeID=1487 http://www.wransom.co.uk/more.php?codeID=1487 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 http://www.wransom.co.uk/more.php?codeID=1486 http://www.wransom.co.uk/more.php?codeID=1486 "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 http://www.wransom.co.uk/more.php?codeID=1485 http://www.wransom.co.uk/more.php?codeID=1485 We do hope you have received your copy of the Governing Body Annual Report. A bone shaking class assembly from Maple Class http://www.wransom.co.uk/more.php?codeID=1484 http://www.wransom.co.uk/more.php?codeID=1484 Maple Class shared their knowledge of Skeletons, muscles and nutrition with the rest of the school this morning. William Ransom Race for Life! http://www.wransom.co.uk/more.php?codeID=1483 http://www.wransom.co.uk/more.php?codeID=1483 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 http://www.wransom.co.uk/more.php?codeID=1482 http://www.wransom.co.uk/more.php?codeID=1482 Today, Maple class visited the Fitzwilliam Museum in Cambridge to support both their History and Art learning. Magnificent Mountains in Maple Class http://www.wransom.co.uk/more.php?codeID=1481 http://www.wransom.co.uk/more.php?codeID=1481 Maple Class have been learning all about mountains in Geography this term. Sports Day 2017 http://www.wransom.co.uk/more.php?codeID=1480 http://www.wransom.co.uk/more.php?codeID=1480 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 http://www.wransom.co.uk/more.php?codeID=1479 http://www.wransom.co.uk/more.php?codeID=1479 Now that classes have been announced for 2017 – 2018 I am in a position to let you know a few more details. Pizza Perfect! http://www.wransom.co.uk/more.php?codeID=1478 http://www.wransom.co.uk/more.php?codeID=1478 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 http://www.wransom.co.uk/more.php?codeID=1477 http://www.wransom.co.uk/more.php?codeID=1477 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! http://www.wransom.co.uk/more.php?codeID=1476 http://www.wransom.co.uk/more.php?codeID=1476 This year's Let's Get Cooking Club have enjoyed making lots of delicious dishes. Sports Day postponed http://www.wransom.co.uk/more.php?codeID=1475 http://www.wransom.co.uk/more.php?codeID=1475 Sports Day has been postponed today 28th June 2017, the field is too wet. Pizza, Pizza, Get Your Pitta Pizza Here! http://www.wransom.co.uk/more.php?codeID=1474 http://www.wransom.co.uk/more.php?codeID=1474 Not content with making their own pitta pizzas, Beech Class also made the pizza boxes! Secondary Transition for Year 6 http://www.wransom.co.uk/more.php?codeID=1473 http://www.wransom.co.uk/more.php?codeID=1473 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 http://www.wransom.co.uk/more.php?codeID=1472 http://www.wransom.co.uk/more.php?codeID=1472 Many of you have commented on our lovely new playground markings! William Ransom Summer Fete http://www.wransom.co.uk/more.php?codeID=1471 http://www.wransom.co.uk/more.php?codeID=1471 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 http://www.wransom.co.uk/more.php?codeID=1470 http://www.wransom.co.uk/more.php?codeID=1470 WOW!! What an amazing day we had on Saturday at the School Fete! Summary of the parent survey http://www.wransom.co.uk/more.php?codeID=1469 http://www.wransom.co.uk/more.php?codeID=1469 Thank you to the 84 parents/carers/guardians who took the time to complete the online survey. Wow what a fantastic summer fete! http://www.wransom.co.uk/more.php?codeID=1468 http://www.wransom.co.uk/more.php?codeID=1468 We had record number of people and a record profit in excess of £6,000. School lunch menu - Summer/Autumn 2017 http://www.wransom.co.uk/more.php?codeID=1467 http://www.wransom.co.uk/more.php?codeID=1467 Download the William Ransom Primary School Summer/Autumn 2017 school lunch menu from Hertfordshire Catering Limited. Beech class trip to Affinity Water http://www.wransom.co.uk/more.php?codeID=1466 http://www.wransom.co.uk/more.php?codeID=1466 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 http://www.wransom.co.uk/more.php?codeID=1465 http://www.wransom.co.uk/more.php?codeID=1465 The trip to see Aladdin on Monday 5th June will go ahead as planned. Read on for more details Reception visit Shepreth! http://www.wransom.co.uk/more.php?codeID=1464 http://www.wransom.co.uk/more.php?codeID=1464 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? http://www.wransom.co.uk/more.php?codeID=1463 http://www.wransom.co.uk/more.php?codeID=1463 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! http://www.wransom.co.uk/more.php?codeID=1462 http://www.wransom.co.uk/more.php?codeID=1462 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 http://www.wransom.co.uk/more.php?codeID=1461 http://www.wransom.co.uk/more.php?codeID=1461 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 http://www.wransom.co.uk/more.php?codeID=1460 http://www.wransom.co.uk/more.php?codeID=1460 On Tuesday Maple class completed their sponsored silence challenge in aid of Compassion UK