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Bouncing Towards the End of Term

Bouncing Towards the End of Term It’s the end of term at Chilton Primary School in Ramsgate and the children are full of bounce with their bouncy castle treat from the school  Pupils who kept more than 95% of their behaviour points throughout the school year received their treat – sessions in the sunshine on a range of inflatables. These included the school’s own big blue bouncy castle, plus two assault courses, and a towering slide. Head of School Kate Law said: “It was a great way for them to celebrate keeping their behaviour points – in fact almost all...

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Lucky Laleham!

 Ice Cream Van for Lucky Laleham! Laleham Gap pupils didn’t know it but on the last day of term, the school management had organised a final special treat as a thank you for a year of great work and achievement. Mid-morning an ice cream van arrived so that every pupil (and even every member of staff) could have their pick of ice cream! Mr Milton, Headteacher explained, “It had been a tradition at the school a few years ago when the school was on two different sites. It has been marvellous to re-invent that tradition now we are united...

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Everyone’s A Winner at RAPS Games

Everyone’s A Winner at RAPS Games The first RAPS Games sports day at Ramsgate Arts Primary, which opened last September, was a fun family event of races, activities and laughter. More than 150 pupils cheered on by families and friends took part in a busy programme tailored to suit all ages and abilities on the playing field and games area. As well as traditional running races, children aged four upwards took part in a carousel of activities that ensured everyone had the chance to represent their school house and earn points for the final total. The games were arranged...

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Awesome ‘80s Musical – With A Message!

Awesome 80s Musical – With A Message! An 80s Musical story with an important social message and a classic mix of 80s music created a high-octane end of year spectacular performed by pupils at Chilton Primary School in Ramsgate. Producer Gemma Scarr explained: “The story is set in the 1980s, and the staff and pupils decided that our theme would be gender equality, which is a very important topic. Our production is all about girls reclaiming their share of the spotlight.” The show is called Lacquer and the script by Miss Scarr and fellow Year 6 teachers is loosely...

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Upton Pool Success Story

Upton Pool Success Story The community swimming pool at Upton Junior School in Broadstairs has a secure future at a time when others around the UK are closing. The pool reopened 18 months ago after a massive school and public community effort raised funds for urgent repairs to ensure the much-needed in-demand facility would stay open for pupils and community groups. To ensure the continued daily smooth-running of the amenity, the pool will be under new management from 1st September 2018, with ‘pool professionals’ Stacy and Ross Simpson from Thanet at the helm. Michaela Lewis, Executive Head Teacher of...

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