Ripon Cathedral School Update
Week ending Friday 13th October 2023
Year 5 Go ape!
Year 5 visit Go ape
This week Year 5 visited Go Ape in Dalby Forest. The children had a fantastic morning exploring the forest canopy, navigating their way around a treetop rope course completing intricate crossings, wobbly bridges and zip wires whilst developing their climbing and balancing skills. In the afternoon the children participated in a range of fun activities and games to develop communication, leadership and teamwork.
Year 6 Worship
Sporting Influence Netball Competition
The girl's attitude and behaviour was exemplary. They showed great respect both for the rules and the opposition in all games. At the end of the event Cathedral was announced as joint winners. They will represent Ripon at the area netball finals in December.
Book Look and Parent Consultations
On Monday 23rd October, parents and carers are invited to come into classes at the end of the school day (from 3.10pm/3.15pm) with their child to look at the work that they have been doing.
Many thanks for your continued support.
Parent ConsultationsWe are looking forward to seeing parents and carers at our parent consultations on Tuesday 24th October (face to face meetings) and Wednesday 25th October (online meetings). If you have not booked a slot yet, please do click on the link that has been sent by email. If you have any issues booking a time please do contact the school office. In order for the teachers to be able to have open discussions with parents, we ask that children do not attend appointments, thank you.
The theme this year is about sharing and as part of our Harvest celebrations we will be doing a collection for Ripon Community House. They are an organisation who provide emergency food support for people in crisis in Ripon, Boroughbridge and the surrounding villages. They are happy to receive donations of food and other items (no pasta/soup/baked beans).
If families would like to donate to this local worthy cause, please can children bring items in on Tuesday 24th October. Many thanks for your continued support.
Exploring red in nursery
Today, as part of Nursery's week looking at the colour red we have been wearing red and practising our cutting, chopping and spreading skills to make yummy pizzas using red ingredients.
Creativity Curriculum Pillar
At Ripon Cathedral School, we have five curriculum pillars that help to drive our curriculum and ensure that children encounter a broad learning experience that helps them to think, explore and apply their learning and knowledge in the world in which they live. They are:
At Ripon Cathedral School we acknowledge the importance of providing opportunities for creativity and self expression. Within the curriculum children are encouraged to think creatively and explore a range of ideas and concepts. We support children to share their thoughts and beliefs in an inclusive environment.
Click on the picture below to read more about our creativity pillar and the opportunities we provide for creative thinking, self expression and performance.
Stars of the Week
Eryn for the effort and enthusiasm she puts into everything she does.
.Travis for showing excellent listening skills and super smart sitting during carpet sessions.
Zelda for working so hard in class and trying her best in everything that she does.
Skylar for having fantastic resilience when faced with challenges in any aspect of school life and a brilliant attitude.
Imogen for her excellent ideas in our English work on fronted adverbials and always having beautifully presented work.
Sophie for her imaginative and creative diary writing in science learning. Sophie really got into character as Isaac Newton.
Lexi for staying on task and pushing herself to complete more in lessons. Lexi has also been a fantastic friend to her peers.
Flu Immunisation for Reception to Year 6
Autumn Term Worship
Wednesday 18th October 2023 - Year 5 Class Worship at 9am
Tuesday 24th October 2023 - Year 4 Harvest Service in the Cathedral at 1.30pm
Wednesday 8th November 2023 - Year 2 Class Worship at 9am
Wednesday 15th November 2023 - Year 1 Class Worship at 9am
Wednesday 22nd November 2023 - Year 3 Class Worship at 9am
Friday 22nd December 2023 - Key Stage 1 Nativity in the Cathedral in the afternoon.
We do our best to let parents know dates in advance. Sometimes we do need to change dates and times so please do check the latest update to confirm when events are happening. Thanks
Dates for Diaries
We are currently organising a range of events for the term. Below are dates that we currently have planned. We will add more dates over the term so please do check each week for new events.
Friday 20th October 2023 - Ripon Walk to School Day
Monday 23rd October 2023 - 3.10/3.15pm 'book look'
Tuesday 24th October 2023 - Parent consultations
Wednesday 25th October 2023 - Parent consultations
Wednesday 25th October 2023 - SEND and Sleep Workshop 9am
Thursday 26th October 2023 - Year 6 visit to Flamingo Land
Thursday 26th October 2023 - School closes for October half term
Friday 27th October 2023 - School Training Day
Monday 6th November 2023 - School reopens
Wednesday 8th November - Blue Cross Workshop - animals in WW1
20th - 24th November 2023 - Road Safety Week
Thursday 30th November 2023 - Year 4 sound day
Friday 1st December 2023 - Year 3 Hindu Temple visit
Friday 22nd December 2023 (at 1.30pm) - Key stage 1 Nativity in the Cathedral
Friday 22nd December 2023 - School closes for Christmas break at 2.30pm