As many of you will be aware, last week, the schools roof was seriously vandalised.

Y7 Homework Club in Library September 19, 2016 @ 8:10 am - 8:40 am

CONGRATULATIONS to our latest crop of year 11 students who have achieved an amazing 65% 5 A*-C including English and maths!

This year the students have worked extremely hard and produced some amazing and creative works in all mediums and have achieved some of our best results.

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My mother worked in Foxton's the bakers which was on Stocks Lane. It was cobbled with granite 'sets' and I think it had tram lines. As a boy, I was sometimes allowed to go out with the driver of the the bread van to make deliveries to pubs and Foxton's other shop in Parkgate. The area was re-developed during the 1960s - I was ...Read full memory

In the 18th century pottery was also made in the town; there are several references in places and street names within the area: Claypit Lane is an example.

Curriculum Support Breakfast Club - free of charge September 19, 2016 @ 8:00 am - 8:45 am

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Read and share your memories of Rawmarsh, or of a photo of Rawmarsh. There are 16 memories of Rawmarsh to read.

The local area is serviced by a local shopping centre, five churches and nine schools – notably Rawmarsh School - A Sports College which was featured in national news after parents rebelled against the school's Jamie Oliver-style lunches.

I’m saddened to inform you that a former colleague and friend, Michael Gillott, who was an Assistant Headteacher at Rawmarsh until his retirement in 2004,

Historic maps of Rawmarsh and the local area, hand-drawn by Ordnance Survey cartographers and Samuel Lewis.

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Rawmarsh, and neighbour Parkgate were served by two railway stations, both some distance from the town centre. Parkgate and Aldwarke, on the former Great Central Railway line between Sheffield and Doncaster was the furthest away, being situated off Aldwarke Lane and was the first to close, in October 1951. The station on the Midland Railway line between Sheffield and Leeds was called Parkgate and Rawmarsh and closed in January 1968. The nearest rail station now is Rotherham Central.

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Rawmarsh Community School would like to proudly present The R Factor! Get your chance to prove you have the R Factor in this future vocal competition!

Rawmarsh Baths every Saturday and Sunday morning - great times with great friends. Saturday afternoons at Baths Hall dance for young 'uns. Later in life, Saturday night dances and some of the top stars and groups of the sixties. Can remember the New Vaudeville band. Worked at every paper shop in Rawmarsh, best paper shop was ...Read full memory

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Browse 17 photo books on Rawmarsh and the surrounding area.

Used to love playing in the park on the swings, in the Sandpitand just generally walking about. Remember the Peacocks and other birds. Remember the Holiday at Home Weeks? All started with the procession from Parkgate through Rawmarsh up to the park. Lots to do in the park, entertainment on the Bandstand. There was also a ...Read full memory

The name has gone through many changes since being recorded as "Rodemesc" in the Domesday Book and "Raumersche" in 1355. The name is thought[by whom?] to be of dual origin, "Rode" being from the Old Norse for "red", and Mesc from "Old English" meaning "Marsh". This led to "Red Marsh", from its situation in the Permian System of red sandstones and marls which run through the area. Localised clays outcrop and the area was formerly known for its potteries.