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 OPEN AFTERNOONS NEXT WEEK
We look forward to seeing as many parents as possible, from Reception to Y6, at our Open Afternoons! They will take place on Thursday 4th and Friday 5th October. Please drop in for a 10 minute session any time between 1.30pm and 3.00pm.

 

Please come to the main entrance where you will be greeted by a member of our Year 6 and escorted to the hall.

 

Please be advised that your children will need to return to class after you have looked at their books together and they will be dismissed by their teacher at the usual time.

 

NUMERACY WORKSHOPS FOR PARENTS

These workshops will take place this coming Wednesday, 3rd October, between 4pm and 6pm.  The workshops will be led by class teachers and will be age/stage appropriate.

 

The event will consist of two 40-minute sessions to allow parents with children in more than one year group to attend two different presentations.  To assist with childcare arrangements, children will be able to remain in the hall where they will be supervised whilst watching a suitable film.

 

FALLS PREVENTION PROJECT

Sully Primary is working with the local Health Board and Cardiff University on a new project called ‘Staying Steady with Schools’.  Our Y6 pupils will be giving a ‘Falls Awareness’ presentation on Friday 19th October at 2pm.

 

The children would like to invite family members such as grandparents and great-grandparents, or any other members of the local community who may be aged 65+ to attend their presentation to learn about what the risk factors are for falls occurring, and what we can all do to reduce those risks.

 

Refreshments will be provided and we hope to see lots of people for an informative afternoon!

 

A REQUEST….

Mrs Best would be very grateful for donations of old white sheets for a forthcoming project about the Romans.  Please bring them in to school if you can help her out.

 

She would also love to have any single-colour fabric scraps you may have spare.  Thank you!

 

THOUGHTS ON CATERING?

Vale Catering, who supply our school meals, would like to set up some focus groups involving parents across the Vale of Glamorgan to get feedback and new ideas for their service and menus going forward. If any parents would be interested in taking part, please contact Symon Dovey via email:

sdovey@valeofglamorgan.gov.uk

 

ST RICHARD GWYN OPEN DAY

St Richard Gwyn are holding an Open Day and Evening on Wednesday 3rd October. Families of Y4 and Y5 as well as Y6 are very welcome.

 

Please find attached the details of the day.  If families wish to attend in the morning then they are taking bookings for a 9.30am tour which starts with the Headteacher Steve Grech speaking with families followed by a tour. The normal open evening (which does not need booking) starts at 6.00pm, with Steve Grech speaking at 6.00pm and 7.00pm.

 

VOLUNTEER READERS

The children in Years 1, 4 and 5 would be very grateful for some volunteers to read with them.  Please contact the school office if you would like to help out.

 

ATTENDANCE FOR THE WEEK

Our whole-school attendance figure for this week is 96.8%, our school target for this year being 96.1%!

 

Individual class figures were as follows:

DG 97.3 %

SH 91.4%

AB/SR 98.7%

CH 98.0%

DJ 95.7%

 

HB 96.8%

LS/AM 96.4%

CP 95.2%

CDW 99.6%

JBz 95.0%

MP 98.4%

KM 100.0%

CMM 96.8%

 

So congratulations to Mrs Best and Mrs Reynolds’ Y1 class, winners in the Foundation Phase, and special congratulations to Miss Martin’s Y6 class for full attendance this week!  These classes will have extra play next week!

 

PTA NEWS

PTA AGM

This year’s PTA AGM is to be held next Monday, 1st October.  Please note a slight change to the time – the meeting will start at 7.45pm at The Seashore Grill.  Everyone is warmly invited to come along, we are always happy to welcome new members!

 

SCHOOL DATES FOR THE WEEK COMMENCING 01/10/2018

03/10/18 – Numeracy Event for Parents, 4pm – 6pm

04/10/18 – Open Afternoon, 1.30pm – 3.00pm

05/10/18 – Open Afternoon, 1.30pm – 3.00pm

 

ADVANCE DATES

We will endeavour to give you as much notice as possible for all events, but please be aware that these dates could change nearer the time. * denotes an event added this week.

 

09/10/18 – Y6 morning visit to Stanwell, details on ParentPay

11/10 18 – Parent Forum, 1.30pm – 2.30pm, staffroom, all welcome

15 – 18/10/18 – School Book Fair

16/10/18 – Open Afternoon at Stanwell School

*17/10/18 – Y4 to Cardiff Castle, details to follow on ParentPay

17/10/18 – Parents’ Evenings, appointments to follow

18/10/18 – Parents’ Evenings, appointments to follow

*19/10/18 – ‘Fall Prevention’ presentation by Y6 children, 2pm

29/10/18 – 02/11/18 – Half-term

16/11/18 – Flu vaccinations for Rec-Y6

04/12/18 – KS2 Panto at The Gate

05/12/18 – Reception Christmas Concert, 9.30am – 10.30am

05/12/18 – Y1 and Y2 Christmas Concert, 1.30pm – 2.30pm

06/12/18 – Y1 and Y2 Christmas Concert, 9.30am – 10.30am

07/12/18 – FP Panto, in school hall, morning

11/12/18 – KS2 Christmas Performance, 1.30pm – 3.00pm, please note time

12/12/18 – KS2 Christmas Performance, 9.30am – 10.30am, please note time

*14/12-18 – Christmas Jumper Day, £1 donation for Save the Children

12/12/18 – KS2 Christmas Performance, 6.00pm – 7.30pm

*21/12/18 – Christingle Service, donations of silver change for Children’s Society

21/12/18 – Last Day of Term

07/01/19 – Start of the Spring Term, 8.55am

 

DETAILS OF ALL TRIPS WILL BE SENT VIA PARENTPAY NEARER THE DATE