Weekly Newsletter

 

The latest three newsletters will always be available here.

Our newsletter is sent home to families every friday.  It keeps you informed of what is happening in the school and forthcoming trips and events.

 

 

 

 

Latest Newsletter

 

20th November 2020

 

Attachments:   Consultation     Consultation Letter

 

 

 

Previous Newsletters

 

13th November 2020

 

 

6th November 2020

 

 

 

 

 

News Archive 

 

26 Nov 2020

Consultation on the expansion of Ravenswood School

Please see the following documents which contain details of the consultation for the expansion of…

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13 Nov 2020

School Update - Covid-19

Please see the letter below sent home to all parents on 13th November.

 

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09 Nov 2020

School Update - Staffing Levels

Please see the letter below sent home to all parents on 9th November.

 

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19 Oct 2020

Students run 61 miles!

Wow!  What an amazing achievement for all of our students, we have run a total of 61 Miles!

 

How…

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25 Aug 2020

Check out our Virtual Tours

 Check…

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06 Jul 2020

School Update

Please see the letter below sent home to all parents on 6th July. 

 

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22 Jun 2020

NEW: Videos of Makaton signs - Week 11

Ravenswood teacher Julie Lawrence has been working through our Makaton Handbook and demonstrating…

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12 Jun 2020

School Update

Please see the letter below sent home to all parents on 12th June. 

 

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01 Jun 2020

Track and Trace

Please see the letter below sent home to all parents on 1st June. 

 

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04 May 2020

School Update - 4th May

Please see the letter below sent home to all parents on 4th May. 

 

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21 Apr 2020

School Update

Please see the letter below sent home to all parents on 21st April. 

 

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30 Mar 2020

School closed for Easter holiday

School will close at the end of Friday 3rd April for the two weeks of the Easter Holidays.  School…

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27 Mar 2020

School partially open from Monday 30th March

Ravenswood School will re-open for some pupils the week beginning 30th March.  The families of those…

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23 Mar 2020

School Closure Update

 Please see the letter below sent home to all parents on 23rd March. 

 

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17 Mar 2020

Coronavirus: SCHOOL WILL BE CLOSED to pupils on Thursday 19th March until further notice

Due to the latest government guidance around Coronavirus and the higher risk posed to vulnerable people,…

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28 Jan 2020

P16's Believe Day

Post 16 students and staff organised a fun afternoon in January to celebrate part of our ‘Dream, Achieve,…

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17 Jan 2020

Post 16 Open Evening

Find out more about the courses and support we have to offer.  Welcome and refreshments by our P16…

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17 Jan 2020

Guides on how to stay safe on PlayStation and Xbox

Did your child get a games console for Christmas?

Do you need help restricting screen time…

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06 Jan 2020

Review of terms 1 & 2

We've been doing some fantastic work this academic year!  Check out some of things we've done here

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18 Oct 2019

Staff walk 26 miles for charity

NINE MEMBERS OF STAFF WALKED A TOTAL OF 234 MILES FOR CHARITY!

 

The…

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19 Jul 2019

Message from Mr Senior

I have really enjoyed the year.  Our school community has gone from strength to strength, it is a…

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19 Jul 2019

Fire Safety Improvement Works; September delay to return of pupils

Unfortunately, building works to improve the fire safety of our school building need to take place…

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21 Jun 2019

Agilisys volunteers help us out

On Wednesday 19th June we were delighted to welcome volunteers from IT company Agilisys, provider…

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14 Jun 2019

Bristol City's Scott Murray trains Ravenswood pupils

Ravenswood pupils had the pleasure of being trained by Bristol City Legend Scott Murray this week. …

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24 May 2019

Primary Music Fun Day

A huge thank you to all the students and staff who have been involved today in our Musical Fun Day…

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20 May 2019

School flooded... with volunteers! BHGE staff transform our grounds

Last week we had a wonderful team of volunteers helping the school. In fact, 20 different teams! …

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03 May 2019

Kilve Trip

Pupils from Frome and Axe classes thoroughly enjoyed a two-day one-night residential trip to Kilve…

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25 Mar 2019

Post – 16 Work Experience

Our young people in Post-16 recently completed a two week work experience programme.  Placements took…

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22 Mar 2019

Willow class study the Romans

Willow students have been working hard learning about the Ancient Romans this term.  We have been…

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28 Feb 2019

Duck Class Internet Safety work

As part of their e-safety learning Duck class focused on pressing icons to choose their favourite…

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25 Feb 2019

P16RM Safer Internet Showcase

P16RM had a class discussion about how to keep safe online and they designed these posters...

 

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14 Feb 2019

Ash Class Safer Internet Showcase

Our first class to showcase their learning during Safer Internet Week is Ash class.  Here's what they've…

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11 Feb 2019

Safer Internet Week

We had Safer Internet Week last week and all our classes were working hard learning about how to stay…

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11 Dec 2018

P16KJ visit to Citizens Advice

P16KJ visited the Bristol branch of Citizens Advice as part of their Asdan Personal and Social Development…

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30 Nov 2018

Report of P16's learning for Anti-Bullying Week

P16BJ

The students in Post 16BJ have learnt about behaviours that make us…

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29 Nov 2018

What we've been learning in KS4 during anti-bullying week

Yeo class

In anti-bullying week we looked at who could help us in our family…

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29 Nov 2018

Anti-bullying week in KS3

Willow class:

What did we learn about during anti-bullying week?

Friendships. …

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28 Nov 2018

Learning about friendship during anti-bullying week in our Primary Dept

The 19th November was the start of Anti-Bullying week at Ravenswood.  Here's what has been going on…

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21 Nov 2018

P16 on stage

It was great fun!  Post 16 students gave an amazing performance on Tuesday evening as they joined…

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26 Oct 2018

Robin run for Ravenswood!

Ravenswood pupils from Robin Class took part in the North Somerset Cross Country Running finals on…

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26 Oct 2018

Our Christmas Fayre is booked!

Yes, it's happening on Saturday 8th December 10am to 1pm.  If you know anyone who would like a stall…

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25 Oct 2018

Willow Class get out and about

We walked to Christ Church Nailsea on Wednesday 17th October and were met by Reverend Tony.  He showed…

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20 Jul 2018

Message from the Chair of Governors

This year has been such an excellent year for Ravenswood!  The year began with an Ofsted Inspection…

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20 Jul 2018

Many grateful thanks

I have been Head at Ravenswood for 14 years and in that time have been so grateful for the support…

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20 Jul 2018

School Awards Church Service

Once again, class teams found it so difficult to nominate a pupil for the 2018 end of year awards. …

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19 Jul 2018

Leavers' Assembly

How confident our 10 school leavers were in giving their presentations to a packed hall.  They were…

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18 Jul 2018

A show fit for a Headteacher!

Mrs Clark was treated to a special show, with presentations of songs, poems, dances and artwork. …

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10 Jul 2018

Fantastic Sports Day

Sunshine and a light breeze.  Firm dry ground.  A large cheerful crowd.  Race activities designed…

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03 Jul 2018

Sports Activities on Moving Up Day!

Moving Up day is a chance to meet your new class and teachers and get to know the pupils you are going…

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29 Jun 2018

P16 students visit The Bristol Hotel

Post 16 enjoyed a very informative visit to The Bristol Hotel to find out more about working in the…

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26 Jun 2018

P16KJ and JM Sports Leaders

After several weeks of preparing Post16 KJ and JM students were ready to lead their activities with…

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18 May 2018

"Ravenswood School is Amazing!"

That was the message both pupils and parents gave the Ofsted inspector yesterday.  He was delighted…

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14 May 2018

Kingfisher Class visits city farm

On Friday 11th May, Kingfisher class visited Windmill Hill City Farm.  They had a brilliant…

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09 May 2018

P16 visit to Synagogue

P16 classes recently enjoyed a visit to the Bristol and West Progressive Synagogue.  The visit gave…

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01 May 2018

Well played Ruby!

The Mickey Mouse March is quite a fast and tricky tune but in this video Ruby absolutely nails it! …

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13 Apr 2018

Post 16 Open Evening

We had a lot of visitors to see our Post-16 department on Thursday evening; they were interested to…

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11 Apr 2018

P16 wows audience at Dance Festival

Our Post 16 students made everyone very proud at the recent Dance Festival at The Playhouse in Weston-super-Mare. …

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09 Mar 2018

World Book Day

Thank you to all those who dressed up today as their favourite book characters.  We postponed the…

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07 Mar 2018

Primary Dept strike!

On Tuesday 6th March, children from the Primary department went on a bowling trip.  They…

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27 Feb 2018

Curious Kingfisher class!

On Monday 26th February, Kingfisher class went to ‘We the curious’ in Bristol.  The children…

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19 Feb 2018

Tag Rugby Coaching

Frome and Axe classes were both selected for rugby coaching following a suggestion from the Secondary…

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06 Feb 2018

Intra Activity Report for Term 3

The challenge was to work together to collect all the bean bags as fast as possible, beating the clock…

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22 Jan 2018

Secondary School Council leads assembly to launch the new lanyards

The Secondary School Council can be praised for their determination and effort to pursue lanyards…

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04 Jan 2018

Welcome back to school

Happy New Year to all pupils and staff!

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20 Dec 2017

Thank you and have a happy Christmas!

A huge thank you to all the students and staff for working so hard over terms 1 and 2.  We have celebrated…

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04 Dec 2017

Get your skates on!

On Friday afternoon Willow, Ash, Birch and Pine classes went skating on the rink in the centre of…

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23 Nov 2017

P16 Drama Group perform ‘The Tempest’

Well done to all our budding actors that played their part so well on Wednesday evening at the Shakespeare…

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21 Nov 2017

Panathlon Challenge

Primary and Secondary Schools across the WESPORT area were invited to enter the Panathlon Challenge. …

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20 Nov 2017

P16 JM: Sports Leaders at Kingshill School

After several weeks of planning, practicing and evaluating performance the students were ready to…

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20 Nov 2017

Changes for Life Sports Club - Term 2 progress

Term 2 and Sports Club continues with a core group of keen enthusiastic pupils from across all Key…

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14 Nov 2017

Cricket coaching for pupils in Ash and Birch

Ash and Birch Classes have both been selected for Cricket coaching following a suggestion from Secondary…

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10 Nov 2017

School disco

It was great to see so many families at the Disco.  We loved the dance competitions, with parents…

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10 Nov 2017

Learning targets

New learning targets came home for every child on Friday.  This is an important way we can keep parents…

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09 Nov 2017

Celebrating our GOOD Ofsted report

Staff and pupils celebrated our GOOD report together.  Paulo's ice cream van parked up for the afternoon…

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07 Nov 2017

Secondary School Council presents cheque to Clevedon Foodbank

Fantastic achievement!  Pupils at Ravenswood School can be praised for their efforts in collecting…

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03 Nov 2017

Raising the roof!

Robin class have been learning songs from all around the world as part of North Somerset Raise The…

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31 Oct 2017

Advert: St Katherines Weekly Multi-Sports Club

Fencing, Laser Run, multi-sport activities and more.  Fencing equipment and laser pistols provided. …

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31 Oct 2017

Advert: North Somerset Athletic Club

The club promotes disabled athletic sports for boys and girls age 8 to 16.  It will be held at Clevedon…

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16 Oct 2017

Raising money through Water Races!

This year the school is supporting Clevedon and District Food Bank.  Various activities have been…

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12 Oct 2017

Harvest Assembly - supporting Nailsea Foodbank

Thank you for all the food donations!  Richard Worthington, from Nailsea Foodbank (part of the larger…

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06 Oct 2017

Ravenswood bags £4000 from carrier bag charge fund!

We are delighted to announce that we have bagged £4,000 from a Tesco funding scheme.  Tesco teamed…

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06 Oct 2017

Outdoor and Adventure at Ashton Court

Pupils joined friends from Baytree, New Siblands and Warmley Park School at Ashton Court yesterday.…

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03 Oct 2017

Changes for Life Sports Club

As we start a new academic year pupils are keen to participate in an after school sports club again. …

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28 Sep 2017

Ofsted Inspection

Two inspectors visited today.  They were busy watching teaching, meeting with pupils, governors, senior…

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25 Sep 2017

Parents and Friends plan family events

It was good to see new faces at the PFA meeting this evening.  We are planning a range of family events…

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25 Sep 2017

Secondary School Council

Secondary School Council had their first meeting today.  The class reps were proud to have been elected…

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22 Sep 2017

New Learning Opportunities

Y11 pupils visited Weston College.  Next Friday onwards they will be going every week to learn skills…

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22 Sep 2017

Parents meet the class

Thanks to the many parents and carers who came along to meet classes this week.  The children enjoyed…

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21 Sep 2017

Drama in p-16!

Once again p-16 students will be performing at the Tobacco Factory Theatre in Bristol.  Planning and…

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08 Sep 2017

Keep calm and carry on

Flash rainstorms caused lessons and assembly to be disputed today.  At times it was impossible to…

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08 Sep 2017

Message from the Head

It has been a delight to welcome your children back to school.  They have all been pleased to see…

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01 Sep 2017

We welcome pupils back to school on Wednesday 6th September

We hope you've had a lovely summer break and we look forward to welcoming pupils back to school on…

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