Another fantastic Wine Tasting Evening

The SPA Spring events kicked off with a fantastic Wine Tasting Evening very kindly hosted by our very own SPA member and wine aficionado -host Ricardo Rodrigues of Portuguese Story. On arrival, we were treated to an aperitif which was a delicious and refreshing start to the evening. There were lots of tables of friends … Read more

Brrrrrrrrr, it’s been cold recently, hasn’t it?

Far too cold for beetles that’s for sure. Which is why this term William Ransom SPA hosted a ‘SNOWMAN DRIVE’ drive instead. You know the deal: roll a die, draw the body part assigned to the number rolled, and the first person to draw a full beetle/snowman wins the round. And what fun it was. … Read more

Twas the month before Christmas…

Twas the month before Christmas and all through the school,[Not-so] Little elves were preparing the classrooms and Hall.The track was laid down and the train polished up,Santa’s grotto was twinkling and there was a BIG Christmas Pup. The scene was set the night before, and in the morning the levels of excitement from the children … Read more

There’s been a MURDER!

At William Ransom school. But don’t panic, it was a lot of fun and everybody had a great time. And no, not just because Mrs Driver was the victim. But because of the time, effort, and love, everyone put into this year’s Murder Mystery evening. From the stunning performance (and wig work) by the cast … Read more

A huge THANK YOU from the SPA…

As mentioned in our previous blog post, the Summer Fête was an absolute roaring success! The sun shone down on us and we are very grateful that so many people came to support the school. The scale of this event was only possible because of the tireless efforts of the SPA members and parent volunteers … Read more

Refreshment Success on Sports Day

Thank you for supporting the SPA in purchasing drinks on Sports Day last week. We raised over £150! In hindsight, we should have been prepared for the typical British weather as we could have sold plenty of suncream in the morning and umbrellas in the afternoon! We’ll remember for next year. Please make sure you follow … Read more

The SPA funded 15 Brand New Apple iPads…

As promised we try to keep you up-to-date with what Mrs Driver plans to spend the SPA money pot on. And we are pleased to report that just recently the SPA paid for 15 Brand New Apple iPads.  There are now 2 or 3 in all of the Y1, Y2 and Y3 classrooms, which are … Read more

A Very Successful Summer Fête…

The Summer Fête was an absolute roaring success!  The sun shone down on us and we are very grateful that so many people came to support the school. We even had a visit from Hertfordshire Fire & Rescue! In total RAISING OVER £7500 profit to be used in school for the benefit of all students … Read more

Another successful Beetle Drive…

The recent beetle drive was a huge success with some 100 children and adults attending. The noise levels rose as the children got closer to completing a beetle and it was great to see all the smiling faces (and not just from the children). The evening also raised over £100! This will be added to the … Read more

A trip through Portuguese Wines…

We are so pleased to report that our first-ever wine tasting event was a rip-roaring success! Throughout the evening, 8 expertly selected wines were presented by our wine connoisseur, Ricardo from, who explained the stories behind the wines while those in attendance sampled them alongside delicious cheese/meat boards. “It was a wonderful way to … Read more