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Ravenshead primary school first to get top marks in stricter Ofsted test
http://www.thisisnottingham.co.uk/Ravenshead-primary-school-marks-stricter-Ofsted/story-15506210-detail/story.html A NOTTS school has become the first in the county to be rated outstanding in all areas under tough new Ofsted guidelines. Inspectors were impressed with the progress made by children at Abbey Gates Primary, as well as teaching standards. Star pupils: Abbey Gates Primary School pupils, teaching staff and...
Dear Parents, WELL DONE… To our Boys’ football teams who have both been successful lately. Read on for further information from the players themselves: On Tuesday 6th March Abbey Gates School Y6 team played in a cup match against Ravenshead C of E. The game began with some wide shots but Abbey Gates scored, 1-0 with a brilliant...
February 2012 Newsletter
We are so proud of our OFSTED report which found Abbey Gates to be Outstanding in all areas inspected! We are the first school in Notts and among the first in the country to achieve this result. The report is a tribute to every member of our excellent staff team, described as “exemplary” by the Lead Inspector during...
January 2012 Newsletter (2)
Dear Parents VISITORS! As you know OFSTED will be carrying out an inspection at our school on Tuesday and Wednesday this week. Our Inspectors are named Andrew Stafford and Linda Rowley and they are keen to gather your views of the school. Linda will be “mingling” with FS parents on Tuesday morning so do look out for...
Cancelled Inset Day 30th March 2012
The upcoming inset day on March 30th has now been cancelled.
January 2012 Newsletter (1)
Dear Parents SUPERSTARS! We are proud of the following children who have been nominated to appear on our termly Superstar wall in the hall. The children have been nominated for a variety of reasons, including being great role models for others and for outstanding achievement: F2 - Eleanor Owen Y1 – George Rivis Y2 – Tara Barsby Y3 – Melissa...
December 2011 Newsletter
Dear Parents HRISTMAS CONGRATULATIONS To all of our children who took part in “The Sleepy Shepherd” and the KS2 Carol Concert. It is so pleasing to know that over half of our KS2 children played together in the orchestra! GOSH Thanks to your generosity we have raised over £250 for the Great Ormond...
November 2011 Newsletter
Dear Parents FRIENDS INDEED! We are celebrating anti-bullying week with a focus on friendship - what it means and how to be a good friend. The week is well timed to coincide with our current work on reviewing our anti-bullying policy and ensuring a safe, happy place to learn. We will be seeking your views with a...
October 2011 Newsletter
Dear Parents THANK YOU… to all who helped make our annual Harvest Festival so successful. Although we had less packaged foodstuffs for our guests from The Homesteads (a warden aided community from Kirkby in Ashfield) we had plenty of fresh fruit and vegetables. We are pleased to “name check” Red Earth Organics and Ocado who supported...
As you know, I and the Governors, have written many times regarding inconsiderate / dangerous / illegal parking before and after school. Despite these reminders and the introduction of the Parking Patrol in previous years there are still daily examples of school neighbours being adversely affected and children being put in danger. When parking before and after school please ensure you do...