Well, half term is upon us although for many of you life won’t look all that different! This bank holiday weekend should have seen the Year 6 children returning from Wales, but I gather the weather in North Wales has not been as lovely as it has here so at least that is one thing! … Read more Half term is upon us!
It seems no time at all since we were talking about VE Day and our rather muted celebrations and here we are only one week away from half term! But, oh my goodness what a week! I am sure you all heard the government announcement on Sunday regarding the reopening of schools. All week there … Read more Another week flies by!
I thought I would write to you a day early this week as it is Bank Holiday tomorrow and whilst for many of you it won’t look very different, for some it will be a chance to enjoy the sunshine and perhaps have your own VE Day celebrations. I have been sent some photographs of … Read more Bank Holiday Friday? That’s something different!
Welcome to the summer term and what a strange start to a new term! I hope you all managed a change of routine over the 2-week break and found yourselves something different to do! We are all trying to find a new way of working, of structuring our days and trying to keep moving forward. … Read more And so another week passes!
We have all now survived two weeks of home working and home schooling. I am sure you have all started to adapt to a new way of living and all of us are learning new IT skills as we introduce ourselves to Zoom and Skype. Thank you for all the lovely messages we have received … Read more What a very strange end of term!
I hope that you and all the children are keeping well and safe! I know we keep saying it, but these really are unprecedented times and I am so grateful to all of you for ‘doing your bit’ whether as a key worker or as a parent, keeping your children safe at home. I am … Read more So, you have survived your first week!!
I am writing this newsletter as if we are breaking up for the Easter holidays although I know in reality it could be a lot longer than this, but so much is unknown! As I have said to many of you at the school gate this week, I have got up and come to work … Read more Well, what strange times we are living through!
The Orbit team have been busy writing articles for the Spring edition of the Orbit. As many children will not be at school for the next few weeks we have decided to upload it to the website instead of sending out a printed issue this term.We hope you enjoy reading it!Don’t forget to enter the … Read more The William Ransom Orbit – Spring 2020
As national and our local media continues to update us on the movement and progression of the Coronavirus, we thought it was important to share with you the most recent guidance for schools from Public Health England. Links can be found below; https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/guidance-to-educational-settings-about-covid-19 As a school we are managing this issue sensitively as we appreciate … Read more Information regarding Coronavirus
I am sad to tell you today is Mrs Lisa Thomas’ last day with us at William Ransom. She is retiring and moving away to Cornwall which is rather too far for a commute to Hitchin! Mrs Thomas has been with us at school for over 15 years, in various guises, teaching all classes at … Read more Newsletter from Mrs Driver