Letter from the Headteacher 25th May 2018

Dear Parents/Carers                                                                                                           25 May 2018

EISTEDDFOD: Good luck and safe journey to all those taking part in the National Eisteddfod in Builth Wells over half term! Thank you to all the staff and parents for all their hard work.

JUNIORS SWIMMING SESSIONS: ALL Juniors will be having swimming lessons every day for two weeks straight after half term – first day of swimming will be Monday 4th June so please ensure that children have their swimming kits with them. Letters have been sent home with full details.

CAKE SALES: The final total raised was £500.60 – thank you!!!

BIKES/SCOOTERS ETC. IN BIKE SHED: Please note that the bike shed is being cleared over half term therefore please ensure that you remove any of your property from the Bike shed by 3.45pm on Friday 25th May. Thank you.

PARENTPAY: All parents/carers should have received their activation letters. Please can all parents activate their accounts as soon as possible. Thank you. Please note that balances may take several days to show.

PARENT PAY – MUSIC LESSON REMINDER: Music Lesson charges have now been added to appropriate ParentPay accounts – these need paying as soon as possible please for this term.


PTA Sponsored Walks: These will take place week commencing 18th June – children will be bringing sponsorship forms home today. Thank you for your support. Dates are as follows –

Nursery Classes – Wednesday 20th June (children can wear Own Clothes but please make sure they have suitable footwear).

Reception Classes (Penrhyn & Gogarth) – Monday 18th June – optional Pirate Fancy dress but please make sure they have suitable footwear.

Years 1 & 2 (Cybi, Seiriol, Conwy, Clwyd) – Thursday 21st June. Optional Fancy Dress (suitable footwear)

Juniors (Years 3 – 6) Thursday 21st June (suitable footwear required).

FILM NIGHT for Reception, Year 1 and Year 2 Classes – thank you for your support, the total raised will be announced in the next Headteacher’s letter.

NEXT PTA MEETING: will be held on Monday 4th June at 3.30pm in the School Hall, all welcome.

SUMMER FAIR: This will be held on Thursday 12th July from 3-5pm.  Any donations of raffle prizes from local businesses would be gratefully received.

FATHER’S DAY POP UP SHOP – WRAPPED GIFTS:  These will be available to buy on Monday 11th and Tuesday 12th JUNE.  Juniors can purchase gifts during the afternoon break and Infants can purchase gifts at 3pm from the PTA representatives on the Infants Yard.  Gifts will be gift wrapped and be sold for £2 each.

YEAR 6 LEAVER’S DISCO:  This will be held on Monday 16th July from 5.30 – 7pm in the School Hall (more information to follow). Please note that children will not be permitted to leave school early.

YEAR 6 LEAVER HOODIES: Order forms will be distributed today, forms/payment are due back by Monday 11th June please. Hoodies will be delivered to school in July.

URDD CROSS COUNTRY EVENT, YEARS 3 TO 6 REMINDER. The event this year will be held at Stad y Faenol, Bangor on June 21st at 6pm. There is no need for children to be Urdd members to enter this event.

SCHOOL CROSSING PATROL: Please note that there is still no School Crossing Patrol. If you are interested in this post, please contact the School Office, thank you.

SPORTS DAYS (weather permittingall Sports Days will be held on school grounds):

These have been set up as follows –

Nursery Mornings: Monday 9th July 10.30 – 11.15am

Nursery Afternoons: Monday 9th July 2.15 – 3pm

Reception (Penrhyn & Gogarth) Tuesday 10th July 9.45 – 11.15am

Years 1 & 2 (Cybi, Seiriol, Conwy, Clwyd) – Wednesday 27th June 1.30pm

Juniors (Years 3 & 4) Thursday 28th June 10 – 12 noon

Juniors (Years 5 & 6) Thursday 28th June 1.30 – 3.30pm

 AFTER SCHOOL CLUBS – please make a note of dates for the following if your child/children attend any of the clubs:

Monday 3:30-4:15 DRAGON SPORTS (Tennis) Years 3 – 6. This is weather dependent, please collect children if it is raining or there are high winds.

Monday 3:30-4:15 NETBALL open to Years 3 – 6. This is weather dependent, please collect children if it is raining or there are high winds.

 Tuesday 3:30 – 4:30 COOKERY CLUB Year 6 (on a rota basis). No session on 5th June.

Tuesday 3:30 – 4:30 Years 3 – 6 with Llandudno FOOTBALL in the Community Details available from LlFiC. Sessions cost £3 – pupils can pay in advance or pay per session.

 Wednesday 3:30 – 4:15 TRI-GOLF – open to Years 3 to 6 (in the school hall). (No session on Wednesday 13th June)

Wednesday 3 – 3.45pm GARDENING CLUB, Reception Classes, Butterfly Group May 2nd to June 6th (5 weeks) – individual letters given to pupils attending.

Then Ladybird Groups will then take place from 3 – 3.45pm from June 13th to July 11th (5 weeks).

 Thursday 3:30 – 4:15pm URDD Years 3 to 6.  Rhydian from the Urdd will be holding the sessions on 7th and 14th June. The last session will be held on 14th June and will be resumed in September.

Thursday 3 – 3.45pm. Year 1 Nature & Gardening Club – new members have been given full details with dates (alternate weeks for Bumblebees and Butterfly groups).


May Half Term: Last day of school is Friday 25th May, return to school Monday 4th June.

Monday 2nd July – as previously advised, children will be in school as normal.

Summer Holidays – last day in school will be Thursday 19th July.

Thank you for your continued support

Yours sincerely

 Mrs Elaine Gelling, Acting Headteacher