Letter from Headteacher 20th September

Dear Parents/Guardians                                                             

CAKE SALE to raise funds for McMILLAN CANCER SUPPORT FRIDAY 27th SEPTEMBER: We will be having a cake sale next Friday to raise funds for McMillan Cancer Support. Cakes will be available for the children to buy during school hours – minimum donation 50 pence please. We will be very grateful for donations of cakes on the day. Many thanks for your support.

LOST PROPERTY – please ensure that your child’s name is on every item of clothing. The Lost Property Box is already overflowing after three weeks in school.

ALDI SPORTS TOKENS REMINDER – we are collecting these tokens and if we collect 300 we will be eligible for a free school sports kit. Please ask family and friends to support us!

FORMS – Reception to Year 6 Parents: Please can you return any forms to school urgently if you have not done so already. These include the PLASC forms that contain your child’s details and Flu immunisation forms (in white envelopes). Reception parents (Penrhyn & Gogarth) should also return their NHS Health Screening forms to school as soon as possible.   Many thanks

MUSIC LESSONS: For information, if you child is currently having Music Lessons, the amount payable will be allocated to Parent Pay in the next week or so.

PTA UPDATE: SAL’S SHOES – we collected 190 pair of shoes for this worthy cause – many thanks for your support.

TEMPEST PHOTOGRAPHS REMINDER: Tempest will be here this Tuesday 24th September to take individual and family photographs of the children. Further information to follow. If you have younger or older children that do not attend our school, there will be an opportunity for you to arrive in school from 2.30pm (not before) to have family photographs taken.

JUNIORS AFTER SCHOOL CLUBS. The following Clubs have now started. Please ensure that children have PE kits with them on the day for sporting afterschool clubs.

Monday – Netball (Years 4 – 6) starting this Monday 23rd September 3.30 – 4.15pm

Monday Dragon Sports (Tennis) – 3.30 – 4.15pm, Years 4 to 6. Leader – Mrs Merian Hughes, Year 4

Monday Lunchtime Football 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 3.30 – 4.15pm, Years 3 – 6. Leader – Mr Huw Llywelyn Jones, Year 4

Wednesday TRI-GOLF 3.30 – 4.15pm, Years 3 – 6. Leader – Mrs Louise Davis-Owen, PPA Teacher

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.

Friday lunchtime Chess Club for Years 3 to 6 – open invitation to all. Being held in Dosbarth Maelgwn Year 4 with Mr Llywelyn Jones.

Please also remember about the Ty Llywelyn Homework Club held which is held Mondays to Wednesdays

/ 4 – 5.30pm, Years 3 – 6.

 Other After School Club Start Dates –

Urdd After School Club – this will start on Thursday 3rd October 3.30 – 4.15pm (Years 3 to 6). Please note that all children attending the Urdd Club MUST be members of the Urdd and membership this year can only be made on-line at www.urdd.cymru. Simply visit the website, click Join and follow the instructions remembering to include Ysgol Craig y Don in the appropriate section. Membership is £8 per child.

Yours sincerely

Mrs Elaine Gelling, Deputy Headteacher