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Moon Buggies


As part of their topic on Space, the classes at Ravensmere have been making moon buggies.


Each class did something different to create their moon buggies.


Here are some pictures of how they made them and their finished creations.








Ravensmere Christmas Performance 2017


Well done to all the children that performed in our Christmas performances this year. They all did a wonderful job and we had such lovely feedback from parents!





Firework Share Morning - November 2017


On Friday 3rd November, we hosted a Firework Share Morning at Ravensmere.


Parents were invited along and given the chance to take part in some of our firework themed activities.


We had a lovely response from the morning, all parents that attended enjoyed the varied activities with their children, with a lot saying that they could repeat the activities at home. They also said that they enjoyed the social aspect of the morning, meeting together for a coffee and a chat!


Such a good time had by all!


Thank you once again for your continued support.


Mrs Marler






For more photos of the Firework Share morning, please take a look at our Class pages and our gallery page.


Fritton Owl Sanctuary - November 2017


As part of our school topic about owls, we were lucky enough to have a visit from Fritton Owl Sanctuary.


The children got a chance to see some owls up close and learnt some interesting things about the owls.






Diwali - November 2017


The Children at Ravensmere got the chance to learn about Diwali last week.


They got to take part in several activities such as making Diya pots, creating Rangoli patterns and drawing Mendhi hands.



Exercise Day - October 2017 

Recently the whole school took part in Exercise day and did some exercise activities outside in the playground.



Amber's Smile - 6th July


On Thursday, 6th July, the Friends of Ravensmere and the staff at Ravensmere held ‘Amber’s Smile’ a fundraiser for Amber, who as many of you will know was recently diagnosed with cancer.


The day started off with a cake sale in Beccles which got the fundraising off to a great start despite the thunderstorm! The evening’s events took place at Albert Pye, due to selling so many tickets that it could no longer be held at Ravensmere.


The friends of Ravensmere had organised lots of stalls including face painting, a lucky dip and a tombola, there was also a delicious BBQ with hot dogs and burgers available, which were kindly donated by Tesco.


The main event of the evening was ‘Ravensmere’s got Talent’. The children at Ravensmere put their talents to good use and performed for the guests and a panel of judges. We had a great variety of acts including singers, dancers and gymnasts. All the children performed with amazing confidence and talent and were a credit to the school.


After the talent show there was a disco for the children provided by K-SLY-R who very kindly donated their fee to the event! There was also a raffle held with some amazing prizes which were very kindly donated by businesses and parents.


The total raised was £2433.57 which is absolutely amazing.


“This evening has been amazing; Amber had such a lovely time. I am in awe of what the friends of Ravensmere Infant school, the teachers of both Ravensmere and Albert Pye schools, the pupils and the parents and helpers have managed to achieve”.  Jemma Gooch-Boags (Amber’s mum)


A huge thank you to everyone that helped to make this wonderful event possible, and to all the local businesses that donated.



Gressenhall Trip - May 2017


On out trip to Gressenhall, Class 1 and Class 2 learnt about Victorians.


In Cherry Tree Cottage we made delicious drop scones covered in sugar. Near the farm house we were asked to do the washing and we saw Suffolk Punch horses that would plow the fields. Class 1 were even lucky enough to have a ride on a tractor around the farm.


We all had a fantastic day!


Charlie and Evelyn-Rae Class 1 and Class 2



Victorian Day - May 2017


On Tuesday 9th May, Class 1 and 2 at Ravensmere held a Victorian Day.


The children were invited to dress in Victorian clothing and the teachers joined in too!


They spent the day learning what it would have been like for children at school in Victorian times and followed Victorian school rules. They even got to try some gruel at snack time!



Victorian Lessons 1

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Victorian Lessons 2

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Easter Share Morning - March 2017


On Friday 31st March, Ravensmere children took part in a fun-filled Easter share morning.


The children enjoyed activities such as making Easter bags, rabbit headbands and pom-pom sheep.


A big thank you to the friends of Ravensmere who supported us in buying materials and resources for the morning.


We all had an ‘egg-cellent’ time!



World Book Day - March 2017


At the beginning of March both Schools took part in World Book Day.


We had some fantastic and inventive costumes and even the staff joined in on the fun!


Well done and thank you to everyone who took part.



Mini Monster Workshop


On Friday 10th February, Ravensmere children were lucky enough to have a visit from ‘Mini Monsters’.

The Mini Monsters creepy crawly roadshow brings a selection of minibeasts, reptiles and invertebrates to the school and tell the children some fascinating facts about the animals before giving everyone a chance to get up close and personal with each species.


It’s a lovely experience and all the children really enjoyed it.







Ravensmere have recently been learning all about winter.


They have done lots of research into ice and have a beautiful display board of winter pictures and poems.


They even got to experience some real snow!




Christmas Share Morning - 13th December 2016


All parents were invited into school to take part in our Christmas Share Morning. We had a lovely turn out with lots of parents and siblings coming in to take part in lots of Christmas themed activities.


Thank you to all parents who were able to attend.



Diwali - November 2016


This Month the children at Ravensmere have been learning about Diwali.


The children took part in several activities such as making and decoration Diva pots, acting out the story of Rama and Sita and making banana and cinnamon muffins.




Children in Need 18/11/2016


On Friday 18th November both schools took part in various events to help raise money for Children in Need!


Lots of the children took part in our Spotacular Non-Uniform day and we were so pleased with the amount of parents that managed to attend our Children in Need Maths Share Mornings at both Albert Pye and Ravensmere!


Thank you to everyone who got involved!




Food, Glorious Food 21/10/2016


As part of our topic ‘Food, Glorious Food’, the children at Ravensmere have been learning about different countries around the world.


Recently, the children thoroughly enjoyed an afternoon learning all about the food, landmarks and artwork of Mexico.


As part of the afternoon, the children designed and made their own Tacos before tucking in to their yummy creations. They also learnt about the Mayan Pyramids and had a go at designing and recreating the pyramids using either sugar cubes or building cubes from nets.


The final group of children learnt about the artist Kerri Ambrosino who is well-known for her Mexican folk paintings. The children either worked in groups or pairs to design and paint their own versions of her tree paintings.






KS1 Football Tournament 21/10/2016


On Friday 14th October, a team made up of Year 1 and 2 children from Ravensmere took part in the KS1 football tournament at Red Oak Primary School. This was the first time that Ravensmere had entered a team in this tournament. Due to the size of Ravensmere, we only took one team with us which meant that we were automatically classed as an A team, meaning that we played against the very best team from each school.


 All of the children were so enthusiastic and thoroughly enjoyed their experience in the tournament, gaining in confidence with each match played. Their behaviour on and off the pitch was excellent and they showed fantastic sportsmanship like qualities.

We look forward to taking part in many more future competitions!






Food Tasting Session 21/09/2016


Tesco visited the school on 21st September for a food tasting session.  The children enjoyed tasting bread and cheese from around Europe. Breads included,  Brioche, Irish Soda Bread, Mediterranean Bread, German Rye Bread and Potato Bread.  Cheeses included Edam, Parmesan, German Smoked, Goats Cheese and some very smelly Brie!

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