What a way to end the week! Thank you Dill Class for sharing this brilliant performance with Mrs Johnson!


Thank you year 6 for sharing your fantastic descriptions with SLT! We thoroughly enjoyed it !!


Looking forward to seeing you all tomorrow! # start of Summer Term. 🤗


Year 6 designing their fairgrounds. So many rides options to choose from.


What a great away to end the term! Reception enjoying their Easter bonnet!


Year 5 producing pizza during DT session.Customers would love the healthy options! Thank you to , for donating all the ingredients. The children loved the session!


Year 1 enjoying their pop up cards! It has been excellent day exploring DT skills!


Learning about more celebrities while celebrating Autism Awareness Week


Starting to celebrate Autism Awareness Week early.


Such a great way to end science week! Thank you to all our scientists, in the building today!


Such a pleasure to have all our children back today.


Celebrate International Women’s day on Monday and join in this FREE women’s self defence course. Be safe. Be confident. Be FREE


We are having so much fun having all these wonderful characters either in school or at home. A great day enjoying stories we have read. Happy World Book!


Welcoming children in to school today for World Book Day - we’ve seen so many characters already this morning!


Happy World Book Day! Stickman ready for home learning!


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Excellent home learning taking place in year 1. We are loving the live lessons.


Packing breakfast boxes for our families.Thank you#Foodmatters.


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Parents, have you applied for a primary school place for your child in 2021? 🏫 The deadline is January 15th 👇


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To all those staff who have given up their free time, their PPA, their leadership time, their break time, their lunchtime, their before and after school time, all to make our schools survive one more day- from the bottom of my heart and all my fellow heads - thank you.

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Parent Workshops and Open Mornings

Autumn 2020 Parent Events and Workshops

Please find below a list of all the parent events and parent workshops for the Autumn Term for your diaries.  These dates and others can also be found on the calendar section of our website at 

Virtual Open Mornings

Prospective reception parents should contact the school office via email to request for the link for their open morning choice. Please specify in the email the date you would like to attend.

Please visit this website for details on how to apply for a reception place and key dates. You can also find this in our calendar section of our website. The deadline for Online Applications is 15th January 2021. 

Date Time Event Target Audience
18/11/2020 09.30-10.30am Open Morning  2021 Reception prospective parents
02/12/2020 09.30-10.30am Open Morning   2021 Reception prospective parents

Virtual Tour

Parent Workshops

Please note, an email with the link will be sent out to parents a week before the workshop.

Date Time Event Target Audience
13/11/2020 09.00-10.00am Year 2 Phonics screening briefing for parents Year 2 Parents
20/11/2020 09.00-10.00am Phonics workshop for reception parents Reception Parents/Carers
27/11/2020 09.00-09.45am Home Learning All Parents/Carers
04/12/2020 09.00-10.00am Year 1 Phonics workshop for parents Year 1 Parents
W/C 14/12/2020   No After school clubs this week (Except early bloomers) All Parents/Carers
18/12/2020 2pm Finish Early pick up for all children  All Parents/Carers


Page Downloads

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5 steps to being a better speller.jpg 27th Mar 2019 Download
Code of Conduct and Rules - Rippledown 15th Mar 2019 Download
Curriculum Parent Workshop 28th Feb 2020 Download
Do you want to be a better speller.jpg 27th Mar 2019 Download
Dyslexia presentation HPAED.pdf 27th Mar 2019 Download
Dyslexia/Literacy difficulties Poster 1 01st Mar 2019 Download
Dyslexia/Literacy difficulties Poster 2 01st Mar 2019 Download
Dyslexia/Literacy Difficulties Presentation 01st Mar 2019 Download
ELG Expectation Briefing for Parents 01st Apr 2019 Download
ELG expectations briefing for parents.pdf 23rd May 2019 Download
Handwriting Parent Workshop 2018 17th Oct 2018 Download
Handwriting Workshop - Nursery Rhymes 17th Oct 2018 Download
HPAD Speech and Language Parent Workshop 081119 11th Nov 2019 Download
HPAD Speech and Language Parent Workshop handout 11th Nov 2019 Download
KS1 Parent Reading Workshop October 2019 17th Oct 2019 Download
Mandarin Parent Workshop 06/02/19 06th Feb 2019 Download
Maths in EYFS Parent Workshop 06th Jun 2019 Download
Parent Information Booklet - Rippledown 15th Mar 2019 Download
Phonics parent workshop 4.pdf 23rd May 2019 Download
Reception Parent Meeting Notes 27th Sep 2019 Download
Reception Parents Phonics Handout 28/09/18 27th Sep 2018 Download
Reception Parents Phonics Workshop 29/09/18 27th Sep 2018 Download
Rippledown Information 15th Mar 2019 Download
Words First Coffee Morning 2018 17th Oct 2018 Download
Words First Home Activity Pack 16th Oct 2018 Download
Words First Home Activity Pack 17th Oct 2018 Download
Year 1 Parent Meeting Notes 13th Sep 2019 Download
Year 1 Parents - Phonics Workshop Oct 2018 18th Oct 2018 Download
Year 2 -4 Grammar and Spelling workshop 02nd May 2019 Download
Year 2 Class Meeting Notes 13th Sep 2019 Download
Year 2 Reading Workshop for Parents 26th Nov 2018 Download
Year 3 & 4 Maths Parent Workshop 08/02/19 08th Feb 2019 Download
Year 3 & 4 Reading Workshop for Parents Autumn Term 2018 26th Nov 2018 Download
Year 3 and 4 Multiplication Check Parent Workshop 04th Nov 2019 Download
Year 3 Parent Meeting Notes 13th Sep 2019 Download
Year 4 Multiplication Tables Check Briefing for Parents 13th May 2019 Download
Year 4 Parent Meeting Notes 13th Sep 2019 Download
Year 5 Parent Meeting Notes 13th Sep 2019 Download
YR3 Code of Conduct and Rules.pdf 22nd Mar 2019 Download
YR3 Parent Information Booklet.pdf 22nd Mar 2019 Download
YR3 Residential Grosvenor Hall 2019.pdf 22nd Mar 2019 Download
YR4 Maths Workshop 15th Feb 2019 Download