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Year 6 Leavers Assembly 2021 | July 15, 2021

Circumstances have been a little different for the year 6 leaver’s production this year so we have had a go at some film making. We discovered a lot of acting talent that we were unaware of and there are some award winning performances from the children.

They had a great time making the film and learning new skills and with the technical wizardry of Mr Williams we have a film.

We hope you enjoy watching it as much as the children enjoyed making it. They were truly creative.

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2. Memories and Thank Yous.

Activity Week 2021 | July 14, 2021

This week at school, we have some amazing events going on. Everyone will be taking part in a variety of outdoor activities, as well as class-based well-being workshops and crafts. We thought it would be the perfect way to end what has been a very different, and challenging, school year and we hope that all year groups have the best time taking part in lots of new, exciting challenges.

Despite the typical British weather, we’ve been having a brilliant time and everyone has been getting themselves involved in everything!

Race for Life 2021 | May 10, 2021

The nursery children taking part.

On Friday 7th May, the whole school took part in our own Race for Life to support Cancer Research UK . Everyone did so well, receiving a medal and a certificate for taking part. The best bit is that, in total, we raised £839 for Cancer Research!

Well done to everyone and thank you so much for all the kind donations!

School Opening and Closing Times | March 8, 2021

The current opening and closing times for school are as follows:

Opening

  • 8.40 – The school gates will open
  • 8.45 – Teachers will collect all children from the yard and bring children into school.

Closing takes place between 15:20 and 15:40 with the year groups leaving at the following times:

  • 15:20 – Years 1 and 2
  • 15:25 – Years 3 and 4
  • 15:30 – Reception
  • 15:35 – Years 5 and 6
  • 15:40 – Nursery

Any questions, please contact the school.

An Art Project To Remember at RAPS | May 22, 2020

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Hi today we are starting a new school-wide arts project.

This is an art project for all the family to take part in. It will be a record of the unusual times that all families are living through at this time. We hope that it will be enjoyable for everyone And Lots of Families will take part.

Memory Vessels

Memory Vessels have been made throughout history. They can be made out of all sorts of bits and bobs around your home and you can cover any vessel.

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What to do?

We are inviting each family to make one.

  • Each family will make a very different vessel depending on the objects in their home.
  • You can use all sorts of everything to make your memory vessel.
  • You can use any vessel to attach your decorations to.

What you need

  • You need a vessel to decorate – anything will do – an old cup ,teapot. jar, bottle or anything else.
  • You will need all sorts of small items to decorate – absolutely anything!
  • You will need something to attach them with – glue ,filler, tile adhesive, putty etc.
  • Everyone can attach something.
  • You can then store memories inside – on paper or in other ways that you wish.
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What Next?

  • Keep your vessel for our return to school
  • Photograph your vessel
  • Photograph your family making the vessels.
  • Email the photograph to school at raps@schools.sunderland.gov.uk
  • We will then send these photographs to Sunderland Museum and Winter Gardens As a record of our history at this time.

We really look forward to seeing your creations. We would like as many families as possible to take part In creating a truly memorable art collection.

There is a slideshow with all this information and photos in your Google Classroom, here is a PDF version

A Message from Mrs. Todd to Year 6 | May 18, 2020

Good morning year 6,

I don’t know if you are all aware that last week was supposed to be your opportunity to showcase your learning by completing your SATs papers. A time that many of you were counting down to.

I know that you and your teachers were all working so hard to ensure that you did your very best. SATs have never demonstrated how lovely, caring, hardworking or kind a person is and is not something that measures your happiness or your ambition. Despite this, SATs are part of school life and I know that many of you were set to achieve greatness.

I want to assure you, no matter what, that you will leave Richard Avenue standing tall and proud. Whatever the government’s plans may be for schools and for your transition to your new school, we will support you. We will celebrate everything you can do, have achieved, and will go on to achieve. This is something a SAT paper could never do so please don’t worry about what will happen next.

We will do whatever we can to make your next step as smooth and as worry free as possible. Hopefully, we will be able to give you the send off that you deserve. Until then, we cannot wait to see you all again.

Best wishes,
Mrs Todd