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SRMS Sports Awards 11

Sir Roger Manwood’s Annual Sports Awards  Sir Roger Manwood’s held their annual Sports Awards Evening on Friday 13 July to celebrate the achievements of the last year.  Former Sky Sports Chief Football Reporter and author Nick Collins presented the awards and then gave a fantastic talk that gave an insight into the world of sports journalism and his times accompanying the England men’s football team at every major tournament since the 1990 World Cup. After a potentially tough start to the year as government budget cuts had meant a reduction had to be made to the sports provision in...

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Fish, Fashion and Fun

A playground fashion parade saw a variety of colourful outfits created from recycled material on show. Pupils at Chilton Primary School in Ramsgate made their own designer hats and tops from their old clothes and materials such as plastic bags. The Year 2 children have been exploring the many different types of materials that people use for a variety of reasons. The topic has also covered recycling and the environment, and the need to ensure that products used in everyday life are disposed of properly. The six and seven-year-olds were also invited to be the first Thanet primary school...

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Wonderful Wonderland Debut

Wonderful Wonderland Debut The magical and mysterious world of Alice’s adventures in Wonderland captivated children and parents when Ramsgate Arts Primary pupils made their public bow on stage. The cast from Years 5, 4 and 3 worked tirelessly with teacher John Williams, who directed the show, and with staff and the school’s partner theatre group Regency Performing Arts. Their zany version of Alice The Musical (written for schools by Mike Smith and Keith Dawson) had all the elements of the classic story by Lewis Carroll. All the favourite characters that confront Alice on her journey were there including the...

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Generous Support for Seren’s Charity Head Shave

Generous Support for Seren’s Charity Brave the Shave Upton Junior School pupil Seren Keen and her mum Tracey have raised more than £1,000 for the Macmillan Cancer Relief Brave the Shave campaign. Seren, from Year 3, saw the head shave appeal advert on television and wanted to help support it but didn’t want to do it alone – so mum stepped in to make it a Keen family double. Initially, they hoped to raise around £500 but Upton agreed to hold the head shave at their summer fair and parents were keen to support the fundraiser – soon the...

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If the Shoe Fits…

If the Shoe Fits Show The parents of Year Six pupils of St Laurence Junior Academy in Ramsgate were wowed and entertained last week by the school’s fantastic production of If the Shoe Fits Based on the well-known Cinderella story, the cast featured characters such as Ella, Baron Ben Dover, Gus (the very greedy mouse!), Buttons, Grizzy and Nutella (the infamous ugly sisters) and many more. The dazzling show was written, produced and directed by Stevie Morgan and provided the perfect feel-good send off for the soon to be leaving students and their parents alike. To the pupils’ amazement,...

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