Today we said goodbye to Eirlys our long serving Lollipop Lady, who is leaving us after 26 years, we are very sorry to see her go and wish her a long and happy retirement.
The council are looking for a replacement, please see our Dojo post for more information.
Next week we have half term, so we look forward to seeing you all on Monday 24th February.
If you are having a clear out over half term, please remember we have our termly Rags 2 Riches Appeal for old clean clothing coming up. The money raised is used to pay for eco friendly resources and activities.
Attendance – Congratulations to Y1/2B with 97.1%, and to Y4/5J with 97.4% attendance this week, llongyfarchiadau!
Attendance Prizes – All children with 96% attendance and above are entered into a prize draw every term and have the chance to win a prize. We have distributed book tokens to this term’s winners. Congratulations and keep up the good attendance!
Applying for holidays during Term Time.In line with National, Welsh Government and Local Authority guidance we actively discourage taking holidays during term time, and would like to remind you of the link between attainment and attendance, and that there is no automatic right to withdraw your child from school during term time. Any request for authorised term time absence will be judged on merit and may not be authorised.
Please complete the Notification of Absence, and return to the school at least 10 school days before the holiday. This allows time for the School Attendance Officer and Headteacher to consider the merits of any application. Any forms submitted less than 10 school days will not be considered and will automatically be unauthorised.
For holidays of 10 school days or less the School Attendance Officer and Headteacher will consider the merits of the application.
For holidays of over 10 school days, or if the application will bring the pupil’s attendance below 90%, we will notify the schools Education Welfare Officer.
For holidays of over 20 school days, or if the pupil does not return on the agreed date the pupil will be taken off roll, and the parent will have to reapply. Please note we cannot guarantee that a place will be available on your return.
The Local Authority may (depending on circumstances) issue a fixed penalty notice or commence formal prosecution for failing to secure regular attendance at school.
Competition – Our annual St David’s Day competition is back! KS2 children are invited to make a poster about Wales/Welshness. Foundation Phase children are asked to let the creativity run wild and make anything that represents being Welsh e.g 3d models of dragons, castles or welsh spoons.
What’s On After Half Term?
Monday & Tuesday – Bikeability Course for selected Y5/6 pupils
Monday – Choir
Tuesday – Drama
Wednesday – Cross Country & Netball
Thurs 27th Feb – St David’s Day Concert for School – All children asked to wear Welsh Costume, or a red T-shirt/Jumper.
Friday 28th Feb – St David’s Day Concert for Parents – Classes taking part are Y1/2L, Y5/6D, Y4/5J, Y1/2H, LFPM (morning Nursery & Reception) & Y5/6E. All children are asked to wear Welsh Costume or a red T-Shirt/jumper.
What’s coming Up?
Thursday 5th March – World Book Day – we would like to invite children to dress up as a book character and/ or bring a favourite book to school
Fri 6th March – Class Assembly Y3/4N at 9.00am
Fri 13th March – Rags 2 Riches Collection – Collection of clean old clothing
Fri 13th March – Sports Relief
Week beginning Mon 16th March – Parental consultations
Fri 20th March – Class Assembly Y1/2B at 9.00am
Fri 20th March – Science exhibition
Fri 27th March – Class Assembly Y3/4T at 9.00am
Inset Day 5 – Monday 1st June
Inset Day 6 – Monday 20th July