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 www.portuguesestory.com, 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

Another Halloween Success…

Due to the positive feedback we received last year it was a no-brainer for us to run the Pumpkin Trail again, and it turned out to be another Halloween Success. We want to say ‘thank you‘ to all the families that displayed a poster in their window. Without your help, this event wouldn’t be possible. … Read more

SPA + Amazon Smile = £’s for the school

Do you shop on Amazon? Would you like to help The William Ransom School & Parents’ Association raise money? We are now registered with Amazon Smile which donates 0.5% of every one of your eligible purchases to The William Ransom School & Parents’ Association. All you have to do is the following… Go to www.smile.amazon.co.uk. … Read more

Keep your fingers crossed…

We have entered a competition where one LUCKY school will WIN a free playground transformation to start the new academic year off with a bang! The Silver Sports Package, worth an amazing £3000, is up for grabs and boasts 6 colourful playground markings to promote outdoor learning and active play. Including a Netball Court, 4-Way Hopscotch, Active Trail, Dartboard, Jump Game and Dance … Read more

Our new online payment system…

As you hopefully already know, the SPA organises and runs a multitude of events throughout the year to help raise money for the School. Events such as Treasure Hunts, Bingo Nights, The Winter Wonderland, Quiz & Curry nights, Disco’s, a Summer Fete and many other activities. In the past, we have only been able to … Read more

So many photographs to choose from…

We were delighted to have received so many amazing photographs for this competition. You made it very difficult for Miss Eldridge to choose the winners! But she did and… A big CONGRATULATIONS to the winners of our February Half Term Photography Competition. Anaya – Reception Robyn – Y1 Jackson – Y2 Farah – Y3 Poppy … Read more

A ‘Raffling’ success…

Our last event of 2020 was the 12 Days of Xmas Raffle. Ran a little differently than previous years as we normally hold it on the day of our Winter Wonderland. We had A LOT of entries with 12 fantastic prizes being won. Congratulations to all the winners! A grand total of £1235.00 was raised! This … Read more

Even Covid couldn’t stop the WR Secret Present Room…

Our Secret Present Room was run slightly different this year due to Covid restrictions however, it still managed to be a HUGH success. The SPA would like to say ‘thank you’ for all those superb donations, without them this event wouldn’t have been possible. We had hundreds of gifts to sell, however, by lunchtime, we … Read more

A restricted Halloween: A perfectly-pumpkin success…

Pumpkin Trail

It’s always a bit daunting running a brand new event as we had no idea if the children would enjoy it. But from the feedback we’ve received, we’re pleased to report that the Pumpkin Trail turned out to be a great idea and was enjoyed by all that took part. We want to say ‘thank … Read more

The Glow Stick Sale was nearly a sell-out…

Glow Stick Sale

A big THANK YOU to everyone that purchased from the end of term Glow Stick Sale. We all kept our fingers crossed that the rain stayed away, whilst then worrying that we would sell out before all the children had visited their stall! But then the glorious sunshine came out and we had enough stock … Read more