SCHOOL NURSE DROP IN SESSION – Friday 06th October 2017, 8.30am – 9.30am – Westbury Site

SCHOOL NURSE DROP IN SESSION – Friday 06th October 2017, 8.30am – 9.30am – Westbury Site

Dear Parents & Carers,

The School Nurse will be at Westbury site ground floor on Friday between 8.30am – 9:30am (please see attached poster). This is a good opportunity for you to seek advice on the following:


Head lice

Weight management & healthy lifestyles



Sleep tips

Fussy eaters/ weaning

Routines and Boundaries

Potty & Toilet advice

Puberty and all that goes with it

Developmental delays

To name a few…


If you are unable to attend and would like to speak to the school nursing service, there are contact numbers on the attached poster. You can contact them directly.


Many thanks.

Kind regards,

Ripple Primary School

Social Inclusion Team

REMINDER : Jeans for Genes day – Tomorrow 22 September 2017 – Wear your Jeans and make a Donation.

REMINDER : Jeans for Genes day – Tomorrow 22 September 2017 – Wear your Jeans and make a Donation.

Dear Parents & Carers,

Ripple Primary School will be joining thousands of adults and children across the UK, donating money to wear your jeans to school or work for the day, in support of “Changing the world for children with Genetic disorders”. Please see attached poster, as well as leaflet if you would like to know more about Jeans for Genes.

Friday 22nd September 2017


Wear a jeans item of clothing as part of your usual uniform. This can either be your (denim) jeans trousers, jacket, skirt, dress, dungarees or any other denim item you may have.

Thank you.

Kind regards,

Ripple Primary School

Rose the award-winning school chef

Faces of Barking & Dagenham | Rose the award-winning school chef – OBL

Rose Khan, the school chef of Ripple Primary School, tells us how she beat chefs across the country to win McCain’s Simply One Pot Meal Competition.

So proud of you, Rose! Well done from everyone in Ripple Primary School.

Huge Potato Harvest!

It gives Mr Mann great pleasure to present the results of the McCain’s Field to Fork Potato Challenge, 2017.

Our total Ripple weight was 8.850kg. Awesome!
All potatoes have been delivered to the respective canteens and Mr Mann has it on good authority that both Rose and Sharon have some yummy treats for all children tomorrow with our potatoes.
There will also be a visit from Mr Potato man at Suffolk Road during the Dinner hour.
A huge thank you to all participants and well done one and all.
Altogether now: “One potato, two potato, three potato more…”  

Ofsted survey

Dear Parents/Carers

Your child will be bringing home an Ofsted survey, please could you check their school bags for the form as it must be returned to school no later than Monday 3rd July.

Yours sincerely

R Mitchell


🎉Many congratulations 🎉to Rose Khan, School Cook at Ripple Primary

🎉Many congratulations 🎉to National McCain One Pot Competition award winner, Rose Khan, School Cook at Ripple Primary. Rose received congratulations from the school in an assembly during the week that was attended by Councillor Evelyn Carpenter, Cabinet Member for Educational Attainment and School Improvement. Councillor Carpenter contacted commented in an email:

It was good to be in Ripple Primary School again for another great celebration.  It was delightful to be asked to present the National McCain One Pot Competition award to Rose Khan, School Cook.  I enjoyed the Assembly and thought that the pupils behaved beautifully.

🎉Many congratulations 🎉to Rose!

Rose waiting to receive her award.

Rose in the midst of a cheering, Ripple School!

School Council Dates – Summer 2017

Next meeting: 7th June, 1:15 pm

Where we shall be focusing on the STEM week activities.

Week beginning 3rd July: Whole School Forum

Where we will be focusing on SDP review, including cultural diversity and sports day. Time to be confirmed.

School Council Treat: Tuesday 18th July.

The theme is to be an outdoor team event. Time to be confirmed.


A ‘crack-ing’, egg-citing Easter Egg Competition!

Well done to everyone who took part in our, ‘crack-ing’, egg-citing, Easter Egg Art Competition.  We were all so impressed by the incredibly high levels of creativity and detail.  There were so many different designs I am sure the judges had a very hard job choosing the winners. Thank you all for your hard work and have a lovely holiday.

FAST Graduation, Easter 2017

Another successful year with Ms Fitzpatrick, Deputy Head, leading the graduation celebrations following an eight week programme. If you’re interested in finding out more about the FAST programme, please contact the Social Inclusion Team.