Letter from Headteacher

Dear Parents/Guardians

JUNIORS CHRISTMAS CONCERTS REMINDER: The Concerts will take place in St. Paul’s Church, Craig y Don and tickets were given to pupils last Friday 13th December. In order to meet Health & Safety requirements and fire regulations we are having to limit the number in the audiences for our Christmas Services. Please remember Entry will be strictly by ticket only. No-one will be allowed entry to the performances without a ticket. Please also remember that there is no room for pushchairs and prams.

CHRISTMAS JUMPER DAY THIS THURSDAY 19TH DECEMBER REMINDER – we will be raising funds this year for the Joshua Tree Foundation a children’s cancer charity who provide practical, educational and emotional support to children and their families. There is a new family support hub being set up in Colwyn Bay. Further information can be found on www.thejoshuatree.org.uk

PTA CHRISTMAS FAYRE: Many thanks for everyone’s help – our Christmas Fayre was a success once again this year and raised over £1,500. Many thanks for all the donations including raffle prizes (all winners have now been notified).

EISTEDDFOD CYLCH 14th March 2020: The first round of competitions will take place on Saturday 14th March in Ysgol y Creuddyn in Penrhyn Bay – further competition information is available from their website. All entrants MUST be members of the Urdd to be able to compete – please visit their website to complete an on-line application. The fee is currently £8 per child up until 8th January, thereafter the cost is £10 per child. Thank you.

SCHOOL TWITTER ACCOUNT REMINDER – Please take a moment to look at the school Twitter account – there are many exciting activities that have been going on across the school recently! You won’t be disappointed!


NEW NURSERY CLASS STARTERS SEPTEMBER 2020 REMINDER: If you have a child who will be 3 years old by 31st August 2020, forms are now available to collect from the school office or they can be done on-line on www.conwy.gov.uk/admissions. Thank you

DINNER MONEY ARREARS: Please can all parents ensure that any dinner money arrears (on Parent Pay) are paid in full urgently please. Thank you!


Monday – Dragon Sports (Years 4 – 6), 3.30-4.15pm, Mrs Merian Hughes, Year 4 WILL RE-START ON MONDAY 20th JANUARY.

Monday – Netball (Years 3 – 6) 3.30 – 4.15pm – WILL RE-START ON MONDAY 20th January.

Monday Lunchtime Football WILL NOT BE HELD IN JANUARY to allow time for the field to recover. Start-date will be advised. Normally held 12.45-1.15pm Years 3 – 6 by invitation – children to see Mr Huw Llewelyn Jones if interested please. If your child is attending these sessions, please ensure they have appropriate clothing with them – sessions take place on the school field. Leader – Mr Huw Llywelyn Jones, Year 4.

Tuesday Cookery Club 3.30 – 4.30pm – Year 6 – as advised in individual letters.

Wednesday Rugby (Years 3-6), 3.30 – 4.15pm – WILL RE-START ON WEDNESDAY 15TH JANUARY.

Wednesday Learning to Be sessions (Tuition services £10 per session, contact 07952 065735 as per instructions from them). Free taster sessions are available! Sessions finish at 5pm.

Thursday – Clwb Urdd – Years 3 – 6. 3.30 – 4.15. PLEASE NOTE THAT THE URDD WILL NOW BE HELD ONCE A MONTH. THE FIRST SESSION WILL BE ON THURSDAY 23RD JANUARY. All children attending must be members of the Urdd, please visit their website to complete an on-line application. Thank you.

Friday lunchtime Chess Club for Years 3 to 6 – open invitation to all, re-starting 10th January. Being held in Dosbarth Maelgwn Year 4 with Mr Llywelyn Jones.


Last day at school: Friday 20th December.

Staff Training Day: Monday 6th January 2020 (no school for pupils).

Children back at school TUESDAY 7th January 2020.

A copy of the School Holiday Dates and Staff Training Days will be e-mailed to parents.

Yours sincerely


Mr Iwan Lloyd Jones, Headteacher