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Dear Parents/Carers,


I would like to take this opportunity to thank pupils, parents, governors and staff for all their efforts in ensuring this year has, once again, been a highly successful one.


Our Year 6 children are now ready to move on to the next step in their education, I wish them well and would like to remind them that they are always welcome at Sully PS. I am also looking forward to hearing all about their future successes and achievements.


We say a sad goodbye to Mrs Sheldon who leaves to take up a post in St Illtyd PS, a school that is closer to her home. She will be greatly missed but we wish her all the best. We also say a temporary goodbye to Mrs Barlow as she leaves to undertake her year secondment as a Home Link Officer for all cluster primary schools. This role will involve Mrs Barlow being based in Sully PS on a Friday. During this day she will be hosting a drop in session for parents to discuss any issues and/or worries they are experiencing. Further details on these sessions will follow.


As a school we continually look to improve our provision, as such we welcome your views in order to work together as a team. I would be grateful if you could complete our online parent/carer questionnaire by clicking on the link below or accessing it through our website. The questionnaire will close on August 9th.




On behalf of all the staff and governors at Sully I wish you all a very relaxed and hopefully sunny summer holiday. I look forward to welcoming pupils, old and new, back to school on Tuesday 3rd September 2019. Thank you for your continued support, it is much appreciated.



A reminder that school meals are now £2.30 a day.



Vale Family Information Service has compiled a programme of all activities for children and families during the holidays. It contains information on activities provided by the Vale of Glamorgan Council, charities in the Vale and private organisations, including:


  • Vale Family Information Service Events
  • Holiday Clubs
  • Park Events
  • Library Events
  • Leisure Centre Events
  • Events and Activities across the Vale and beyond!


Click on the link below for more information:


Summer Activities Programme 2019



Ellie in Mrs Boyle’s Y3 class is doing a sponsored fish swim for the Wye and Usk Foundation on Friday 23rd August.


The Wye and Usk Foundation is a rivers trust that improves the ecology, habitat and water quality of those rivers and provided free education sessions for both Year 3 classes last Wednesday.


Here is the link to Ellie’s fundraising page:

The Foundation’s twitter handle is: @WUFoundation




From Stanwell School:

On the first day of Year 7 (3rd Sept. 2019), Stanwell has a Music lesson ‘sign-up’ session.  This will be from 2-3pm (lesson 6 in the school day) in the main auditorium.  This will be to begin to organise lessons on instruments/voice for those intending to continue with lessons in Stanwell from Primary and also for those pupils who would like to start lessons on a voice/instrument.  All of our peripatetic teachers will be there to talk to students and meet them.


Mr Rhydderch, Head of Music at Stanwell, will be visiting all of Year 7 on their first day in school on Tuesday 3rd to remind them of this information.


Y6 Sully Savers

Any Y6 leaver who has money in their Sully Savers account will shortly receive a letter in the post from the Cardiff and Vale Credit Union advising them of their options.


Y6 Leavers ParentPay Accounts

Any credit in Y6 leavers’ ParentPay accounts will be refunded at the beginning of next week.  Similarly, please settle any debts as soon as possible.



02/09/19 – INSET day

03/09/19 – Tuesday. First day of autumn term for pupils

*03/09/19 – Y4 ‘Rainforest Animals’ workshop, details on ParentPay

*04/09/19 – Y3 ‘African Animals’ workshop, details on ParentPay

*04/09/19 – Y1/2 DJ & Y2 SH trip to Barry Island, details on ParentPay, PACKED LUNCH REQUIRED




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.


04/11/19 – INSET day

16/12/19 – INSET day

14/02/20 – INSET day

08/05/20 – Friday, May Day Holiday

20/07/20 – INSET day