Letter from the Headteacher

Dear Parents/Guardians                                                                     

CHANGES TO JUNIORS AFTER-SCHOOL CLUBS THIS WEEK – please note that there will be no RUGBY OR TRI-GOLF after-school clubs tomorrow Wednesday 15th May as the teachers will be helping at the Urdd Athletics. Thank you

PTA SPONSORED WALKS – NEXT WEEK: The Sponsored Walks have been arranged as follows and sponsor forms will be given to pupils today (Year 1 will receive theirs next week) – please can all children wear sensible footwear and bring a bottle of water, thank you.

 Years 1 & 2Monday 20th May – optional fancy dress

Nursery classes – Tuesday 21st May – Own Clothes

Reception – Tuesday 21st May – optional Fancy dress.

Juniors (Years 3 – 6) – Friday 24th May.

 Many thanks for your support. Please can sponsor money be returned to school by Friday 7th June at the latest please.

 PLASTIC BOTTLE TOPS REQUEST: Dosbarth Geirionydd (Year 3) are busy re-vamping the outside reception area and are asking if people could bring in plastic bottle tops – they will be using them to brighten up the area. Many thanks to the PTA for funding the project so far – we have bought new plants/paint and are busy upcycling!

MUSIC LESSONS – if your child receives Music Lessons, please note that the fee for Summer Term is now payable via Parent Pay. Many thanks.

URDD ATHLETICS COMPETITIONS: Good luck to all our pupils from Years 3 to 6, who will be representing our school at Parc Eirias tomorrow evening (Wednesday 15th May) – letters have been given to those taking part. Pob lwc i bawb!

GDPR Forms – reminder: If you have not as yet returned the GDPR permission form, please do so urgently, thank you.

DAILY MILE INFORMATION (Reminder): After Easter the Young Ambassadors and Mrs Owen are aiming to revive the Daily Mile throughout the school – 15 minutes of running/jogging should happen on a daily basis to boost brain power, concentration and wellbeing. It’s proven!! Record sheets will be kept to see which classes have participated the most during the week.

JUNIORS THURSDAY FITNESS (reminder): This is being re-introduced every Thursday from 2.30-3.15pm. The format will alternate between circuit activities and some Jo Wicks (The BodyCoach) style HIIT training, led by the Young Ambassadors and accompanied by some upbeat music.


SCHOOL DINNERS – PRICE INCREASE REMINDER. We have been advised by Conwy County Borough Council that the prices for school dinners will increase to £2.50 per meal after Easter. A copy of the new Summer menu has already been e-mailed and children have already brought copies home.

If you feel you may be eligible for Free School Meals, please follow the link below for more information. Forms are also available from the school office.


PARENT PAY – SCHOOL DINNERS – please can you ensure that any overdue dinner monies are paid, thank you.

 MISS ALICE COMPETITION (Saturday 1st June) reminder. Llandudno Town Council have provided a limited number of Application forms for those youngsters in the age range of 8-10 years on 1st June 2019. The closing date is Friday, 17th May. Forms are available from the school office.

NATIONAL TEST DATES Years 2 – 6 reminder – This year’s statutory tests for pupils in Years 2 to 6 will take place between Tuesday 7 May to Tuesday 14 May 2019.  Please note that part of the procedural maths test is to be undertaken on-line this year, and they will be completed in school by 13th June. These tests are statutory, that is to say every child in the relevant age groups must sit them and they can only be administered during the official time period above. Please note that any applications for any holidays during this period will not be approved. For further information about the national tests, visit the Welsh Government’s learning Wales website at www.learning.gov.wales.

AFTER SCHOOL CLUBS- please note the following – finishing/start dates.

Please ensure that children have PE kits with them on the day for sporting afterschool clubs.

Monday Dragon Sports – 3.30 – 4.15pm, Years 4 to 6.

Monday Netball 3.30 – 4.15pm Years 4 to 6

Monday 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.

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

Wednesday Rugby 3.30 – 4.15pm, Years 3 – 6 – no Rugby Wednesday 15th May

Wednesday TRI-GOLF 3.30 – 4.15pm, Years 3 – 6 no Tri-Golf Wednesday 15th May

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

Thursdays 3.30 – 4.15pm Clwb Urdd.

Ty Llywelyn Homework Club held Monday to Friday. 4 – 5.30pm.


Half Term: Last day in school will be Friday 24th May, children will be back in school on Monday 3rd June.

Summer Holidays: Last day in school is Friday 19th July.

September 19 start date: 2nd September is a Training Day, children will be back in school on Tuesday 3rd September.

Yours sincerely


Mr Iwan Jones, Headteacher