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 *Friday Update – The fallen tree has been speedily cleared by a local tree surgeon, so all yards and gates are now accessible.

 

SHWMAE SU’MAE DAY

On Monday/Dydd Llun, we are marking Shwmae Su’mae Day by inviting all children to attend school dressed in the colours of the Welsh flag – red, green and white.  We will be undertaking activities celebrating Cymraeg – led by our very able Criw Cymraeg posse.

 

HARVEST FESTIVAL

This year’s Harvest Festival celebration will take place on Thursday 18th October.  We are once again collecting food for the Vale Foodbank, and this year they have asked Sully School to contribute tinned rice pudding, tinned vegetables and pasta sauce.

 

Thank you in anticipation of your usual generous donations.

 

YEAR 7 ADMISSIONS TO STANWELL

We have been asked by Stanwell School to remind parents of Year 6 pupils that the application process for September 2018 is now live.  Please ensure you apply before the closing date using the online system. www.stanwell.org/year-7-september-2019-admissions-are-now-live/

 

AUTUMN BOOK FAIR

Our Autumn Book Fair will take place next week, open from 8.45am until the start of school each morning and from 3.15pm to 3.45pm each afternoon. We do hope that you will come along!

 

DO YOU KNOW A WINDOW CLEANER…..?

We are looking for a new window cleaner for the school and are keen to support a local business.  If you, or someone you know, is a professional window cleaner and may be interested in this contract then please contact the school office.

 

Y6 FALLS AWARENESS PRESENTATION

Please remember to invite anyone over 65 who may be interested to come along to our Y6 presentation ‘Staying Steady on your Feet’.  This will take place in the school hall on Friday October 19th from 2pm and light refreshments will be provided.

 

PARENT FORUM MINUTES

The minutes of last week’s Parent Forum meeting will shortly be on the school website under the ‘Parent Zone’ tab.

 

ATTENDANCE FOR THE WEEK

Our whole-school attendance figure for this week is 95.6%, below our school target for this year, 96.1%.

 

Individual class figures were as follows:

DG 89.3 %

SH 90.7%

AB/SR 97.3%

CH 96.3%

DJ 98.3%

 

HB 95.6%

LS/AM 98.4%

CP 90.4%

CDW 95.6%

JBz 95.4%

MP 98.0%

KM 98.4%

CMM 99.2%

 

So congratulations to Mr Jarvis’s Y2 class, winners in the Foundation Phase, and to Mrs Munro-Morris’s Y6 class, winners for the second week running in KS2!  These classes will have extra play next week!

 

PTA NEWS

HALLOWEEN DISCO WEDNESDAY 24TH OCTOBER

Tickets are selling really fast, don’t miss out on this fun event.

 

CHRISTMAS CARDS

Don’t forget to return your Christmas cards designs by next Wednesday, so we can send them to print

 

BATH BUS TRIP

We haven’t at this time sold enough tickets to make the trip viable.  Please come along and enjoy this fun day out – we need to make a decision by Wednesday 17th October

 

All the details for the above are on last week’s newsletter on the attachment, have a read……  All past newsletters can also be found on the website, under the ‘Parent Zone’ tab.

 

SCHOOL DATES FOR THE WEEK COMMENCING 15/10/2018

*15/10/18 – Shwmae Su’mae Day, see above

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 – Harvest Festival, see above

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

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

 

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.

 

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

*14/12/18 – School Christmas Dinner. Details will follow nearer the date.

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