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Everyone at Sully Primary School hopes you have a lovely Easter break, and we look forward to seeing you in the summer term!



The school photographer will be taking class photos and also individual photos of the Y6 leavers on Tuesday 30th April.  Please ensure that your child is wearing school uniform on that day, including a jumper or cardigan.  Nursery children are not required to wear uniform.



May we remind you that your child should not return to school until 48 hours have passed since the last bout of sickness or diarrhoea, in order to prevent the spread of infection.



Please note that guitar lessons during the first week back will be on Tuesday 30th April as Mr Hayes is unavailable on Friday that week.  If your child is taking a guitar exam soon and you would like to increase the length of their lesson, please refer to for pricing and contact details.


If your child would like to start music lessons after Easter then please contact the teachers as follows:


Brass: Shirley Howman tel 07801 277627 or email

Woodwind/Singing: Lydia Savory tel 07445 359403 or email (Y3 and up)

Violin: Louisa Rich tel 07984 644299 or email

The Cardiff County and Vale of Glamorgan Music Service provides lessons in other instruments.

Currently we have children having lessons in keyboard, harp, guitar and drums.  For these, and any other instrument your child may be interested in, you will find all the information you require on the following link:



Libby Kirby (nee Lewis) has brought us some photos of the school as it was in 1991.  Two are attached to this newsletter – in the top photograph, the building on the right was the school swimming pool and the structure under construction in the second photo is now the Project Area!



Thank you for the batteries already sent in – please continue to put any used AA, AAA, C and D  batteries in  your mini recycling box, or just in a bag, and we will remind you when to bring them in.  Pass the word to family and friends too!  The competition closes on 3rd June.



Please see attached a poster with information about Junior Eurovision 2019, and take a look at the video link below.  Young stars between 9 and 14 years old are being sought to represent Wales at the Junior Eurovision song contest in Poland!



Our whole-school attendance figure for this week is only 92.2%, well below our school target of 96.4%.


Individual class figures were as follows:

DG 91.3%

SH 93.6%

AB/SR 89.0%

CH 86.0%

DJ 97.3%


HB 95.2%

LS/AM 95.4%

CP 95.6%

CDW 85.6%

JBz 92.3%

MP 94.0%

KM 97.2%

CMM 92.2%


So Mr Jarvis’s Y2 class are back in the top spot this week for the Foundation Phase – well done!  In KS2, Miss Martin’s Y6 pupils are the KS2 winners this week.  Both classes will have extra play after Easter and another sticker on the graph…..




Thank you to everyone who attended the Easter Trail and the Discos.  Between the two events we raised over £800 for the school and most important the children (and families) had great fun.


Our next event is….


Spring Festival BBQ    10th May 5pm – 8pm   Ticket price £2 per adult, children free (Tickets available from the PTA website)

Our annual Spring BBQ is a great fun family evening, we have live music from the local band Creatures of Habit – , bouncy castles, face painting, food, a licensed bar and much more…….. and all this great entertainment on our school grounds!


We do need some help for our raffle so we are asking each year to make a themed hamper, it would be great if every child can bring in an item. We hope to make up 8 fabulous hampers, Please see list below to see what your year group is donating



Nursery                Tea & Coffee Break

Reception             Rainy Day

Year 1                  Arts & Craft

Year 2                  Pamper Hamper

Year 3                  Great British Bake Off

Year 4                  A Taste of The World

Year 5                  Snack Time

Year 6                  Chocolate Delight



*29/04/19 – First day of the summer term, 8.55am

30/04/19 – Class photos and Y6 individual photos

*30/04/19 – Guitar lessons on Tuesday, this week only



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.

*20/05/19 – Y2 to Cardiff Castle, details on ParentPay

*21/05/19 – Rec/Y1 to Mountain View Ranch, details on ParentPay

05/06/19 – Sports Day, FP in morning, KS2 in afternoon

13-17/05/19 – Y6 Residential Trip

03/06/19 – INSET Day

12/06/19 – Reserve Sports Day, FP in morning, KS2 in afternoon