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ADDITIONAL INSET DAY

The Welsh Government has designated an extra INSET day for this academic year in order for schools to work together within their cluster to further their design and approach in support of the new curriculum. This will held on Friday 26th June 2020.

 

POLITE NOTICE

When parking near the school on drop off and pick up we would like to remind of you of the needs of both our pupils and neighbours. Please remember to drive within the speed limit and be mindful where you park and avoid parking across residents’ driveways or on pavements which causes a danger to our pupils and carers.  Thank you for your cooperation with this matter.

 

SUPPORT MRS ROMANS

On Sunday 6th October, Mrs Romans will be walking the Cardiff Half-Marathon in memory of Ben McDonald who tragically died after crossing the finish line last year.

 

She is hoping to raise money for ‘Welsh Hearts’, who are organising free heart screening in Ben’s memory.

 

If anyone would like to donate, Mrs Romans has a collection box and she will be in the Junior playground before and after school every day next week.  Remember, every little helps!  Thank you.

 

MIDDAY SUPERVISORS STILL NEEDED!

The school is still looking for Midday Supervisors to cover Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays.  Please contact the school office if you, or anyone you know, can help us out.

 

BOOK FAIR

Our next book fair will take place before and after school, 8.45am to 9.15am and 3.15pm until 3.45pm, from the morning of Monday 14th October and finishing on the morning of Friday 18th October.

 

We need volunteers to enable the Book Fair to run, so if you are able to offer some help we will be very grateful.  Please contact the school office if you are able to assist us, even one session would be fantastic.

 

ATTENDANCE MATTERS!

This week’s best attendees are Mr Jarvis’s Y1/2 class in the foundation phase with a perfect 100% and Miss Price’s Y4 class in KS2 with 99.6%. These two classes will get a sticker on the graph and extra play next week!

 

REMEMBER—A DAY MISSED CAN IMPACT ON YOUR CHILD’S PROGRESS IN SCHOOL

 

PTA NEWS

🚌🎄🎅🏻BATH CHRISTMAS MARKET🚌🎄🎅🏻
The Bath Christmas Market trip will be on 30th November 2019. Leaving outside school at 8.30am, returning from Bath at 5pm. This is adult only. This is a popular event where you can enjoy the Christmas Markets, have a child free day and maybe enjoy a glass of fizz and a nice meal in peace!!  Tickets will be available shortly on the School PTA website at £15.00. Family and friends are welcome.

🎄🎅🏻 CHRISTMAS CARDS 🎅🏻🎄
Apologies for misinformation last week. Our children have worked hard on their designs this week in school.  This is so we can offer parents the maximum discounts if you wish to purchase. The proofs should be available at the beginning of October and will be sent home with your child. The last ordering date will be Wednesday 16th October.

🎉🍽♻️ REUSABLE PARTYWARE 🍽♻️🎉
Please see attached poster regarding a new service offered by the PTA. Please support us in trying to reduce single-use plastic and raise funds for the school at the same time!!

Dates for Calendar:

22/23 October 2019 – Halloween Sweets and Treats
6th November 2019 – Autumn Rave (wear something neon)
18th December 2019 – Movie Night
tbc November/December – Christmas Nativity Costume/Christmas Jumper Sale
4th March 2020 – Bags2school second hand clothing collection (details nearer the time)

More details to follow

 

SCHOOL DATES FOR THE WEEK COMMENCING 30/09/2019

01/10/19 – Parent Forum, 2.15pm in the staffroom.  All welcome.

 

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.

 

09/10/19 – Y6 Transition Morning.  Details on ParentPay

11/10/19 – Harvest Festival

15/10/19 – Open Afternoon, 1.30pm to 3.00pm, details to follow

16/10/19 – Open Afternoon, 1.30pm to 3.00pm, details to follow

17/10/19 – Individual and sibling photos

22/10/19 – Parents Evening

23/10/19 – Parents Evening

25/10/19 – Y5 to Techniquest

*26/06/19 – INSET, see above

28/10/19 – 01/11/19 – Half-term holiday

04/11/19 – INSET day

06/12/19 – Foundation Phase Panto, ‘Beauty and the Beast’

12/12/19 – Y3 & 4 to ‘The Gate’, ‘Sherlock Holmes – The Christmas Twist’

16/12/19 – INSET day

17/12/19 – Y5 & 6 to Sherman Theatre, ‘The Snow Queen’

14/02/20 – INSET day

28/04/19 – 05/05/19 – Testing Period

08/05/20 – Friday, May Day Holiday

20/07/20 – INSET day

 

DETAILS OF ALL TRIPS WILL BE SENT VIA PARENTPAY