Our first Book Review winner

Congratulations to the very first winner of the William Ransom Book Review competition. Each half term a book voucher is awarded to one of our pupils in years 4, 5 or 6 who leaves a book review on Accessit, our online library portal. So please remember to log in from home and encourage your children … Read more

Year 5 Rap!

The spring term was concluded with a fun and creative English topic: Rap music. Following on from looking at this genre in Music, children further deepened their knowledge and opinions of different types of rap music, before researching, planning and writing their own raps. This could have been on a topic of their choice, and … Read more

World Book Day

What an exciting day we all had on World Book Day again this year! Our wonderful local author – Lucy Plunkett – came in to read her story with every class throughout school. Dexter is a school dog who has a natural way of helping children through the school day with things like: the first … Read more

Brilliant Books!

What a fantastic day Year One had celebrating World Book Day! We were so impressed with all the creative costumes and interesting books the children bought in today. This morning we all met Lucy Plunkett the author of ‘Dexter! The Amazing School Dog!’ who read us her brilliant book. To end the day, it was … Read more

World Book Day in Reception

Oak and Ash thoroughly enjoyed their visit from local author Lucy Plunkett. After listening to the story, all the children had an opportunity to colour in a picture of Dexter the School Dog and talk about the story with their teachers. We loved talking about the characters the children had dressed up as throughout the … Read more

Willow Class debate

As part of our focus on British values, we have discussed the important role of democracy in our society, which has linked in with our English topic on persuasive language and debating. Beofre holding our own class debate, we discussed how to argue a point effectively, using facts, acknowledging opposing arguments, and maybe just a … Read more

Rowan Class get competitive!

This week has seen a number of different areas of learning come to a conclusion with particularly exciting endings. In games lessons within PE, we have been progressing our tag rugby skills. As all our games modules at William Ransom do, we ended this 6 week unit with a competitive class tournament. Rowan class are … Read more