The William Ransom Orbit – Spring 2020

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 Animal Experience

As part of Science Week we were very lucky to be visited by Kayleigh from The Animal Experience. The whole school were introduced to a diverse range of animals and some classes got to meet them close up!

Science Week Launch

Science Week 2020 was launched on Friday with a presentation and demonstration based on this year’s theme ‘Our Diverse Planet.’ In the whole school assembly, children heard about what makes our planet so amazing and the diversity on it; from landscapes to animal life, materials obtained from it and products created and the weather subjected … Read more

William Ransom Annual Pancake Race

Shrove Tuesday comes round more quickly every year. With this year, it being just after half term, the house captains had plenty of time to pick their teams! Mrs Hall was in charge of providing the pancakes and she was determined that her pancakes were not going to fall apart during the course of the … Read more

Kindness Award

Every half term a pupil is chosen to receive the Kindness Award. All adults working in school can nominate children for the award and they will all receive a certificate. The pupil with the most nominations is awarded a certificate and the award for the next half term. These pupils all received a highly commended … Read more

Willow’s World Tour

Willow was wowed by today’s Festival of Languages as it gave them the opportunity to learn so much about countries around the world. First stop was the Punjab in India. The children learnt that 1.2 billion people live in India. They also found out that the Langar (lunch) at the Golden Temple in Amritsar feeds … Read more

‘Green Planet’ talk at HGS

Last week, Willow Class and the Yr5s from Cherry and Chestnut were invited to Hitchin Girls' School to listen to inspirational speaker Phil Williams.  Phil talks about envionmental issues and what we can do to help protect our planet.  The topic was 'Green Planet'.  Below are some of the children's blogs. On 26th March, my class … Read more

‘Green Planet’ talk at HGS

Last week, Willow Class and the Yr5s from Cherry and Chestnut were invited to Hitchin Girls' School to listen to inspirational speaker Phil Williams.  Phil talks about envionmental issues and what we can do to help protect our planet.  The topic was 'Green Planet'.  Below are some of the children's blogs. On 26th March, my class … Read more

A Smashing Science Week

British Science Week 2019 was a huge success at William Ransom School.   Every class took part in a number of activities from forensic science and fingerprinting to static electricity, water pipe networks, wingless planes and bee dances!   The theme was 'Journeys' to link in with the 25th anniversary of the opening of the … Read more

Willow’s World Book Day

With a varied range of characters from The Girl Savage to Billionaire Boy, Willow Class showed what a well read bunch they are! The classes outfits were fantastic with lots of home-made effort and thought (thank you grown-ups!). Today was dedicated to World Book Day. We read, we listened, we watched, we wrote, we used … Read more