Letter from the Headteacher

Dear Parents/Guardians                                                                     

NEW MOBILE NUMBERS/CONTACT NUMBERS – please remember that if you or any of your child/children’s main contacts have a new mobile number, you should let us know immediately please.

 PTA SPONSORED WALKS Many thanks once again for your support. We have raised a total of £1,194.80 so far which is incredible! If anyone has not returned their sponsored walk money yet, please can you bring it into school this week, thank you.

 TEMPEST WHOLE SCHOOL PHOTOS – if you would like to order a whole school photo, please return the form with payment to school – the last day to bring in orders is Thursday 20th June please. Thank you

 PLASTIC BOTTLE TOPS REQUEST Reminder: 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 – the front Reception area is looking fantastic!

 AFTER-SCHOOL CLUB UPDATES

Dragon Sports – there will be no Dragon Sports this coming Monday 17th June.

SPORTS DAY DATES: Please note that Sports Days are being held as follows (weather permitting) –

Years 1 & 2 Classes (Seiriol, Cybi, Conwy, Clwyd) – Monday 24th June 1.30pm start

Reception Classes (Penrhyn, Gogarth and Nursery Morning) – Tuesday 25th June 10am start.

Nursery Afternoon Class – Tuesday 25th June 2.15pm start.

Juniors Years 3 & 4 (Crafnant, Geirionydd, Maelgwn, Llywelyn) – Wednesday 26th June, 10am start

Juniors Years 5 & 6 (Heulfre, Gloddaeth, Siabod, Wyddfa) – Wednesday 26th June, 1.30pm start.

 PTA Father’s Day Pop Up Shop reminders – TODAY AND TOMORROW: Wrapped items for Father’s Day will be on sale on Wednesday 12th June and Thursday 13th June for £2.50. They will be on sale for Junior pupils during afternoon break and Infants can buy them at 3pm from members of the PTA on the Infants yard.

 URDD ATHLETICS: The next round will be held on Tuesday June 25th at 6pm.

 Year 6 Leaver’s Party: This will be held on Tuesday 16th July from 5.30 – 7pm at Ysgol Craig y Don. Invitations have been given to all Year 6 pupils. Please note that Year 6 pupils will not be allowed to leave school early on the day, thank you.

SUMMER FAYRE: The Summer Fayre will take place on Thursday July 11th from 3-5pm. If you know of any local traders who would like to attend or donate a raffle prize, please ask them to contact the school Reception. Many thanks

Urdd Cross Country/Trawsgwlad: The event is held at Y Faenol near Bangor for years 3-6 on Thursday evening, June 20th. Details to follow in early June.

NEW NURSERY INTAKE PARENTS EVENING REMINDER: This will be held on Monday 1st July at 6pm.

 NEW NURSERY INTAKE TEDDY BEAR’S PICNIC REMINDER these sessions will be held on Wednesday July 3rd – times will be allocated at the above Parents Evening on Monday 1st July.

 YEAR 6 TRANSITION DAYS to Ysgol John Bright – parents have already been given letters from John Brights regarding this – children will attend John Bright’s from Monday 1st July to Wednesday 3rd July.

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

DAILY MILE INFORMATION (Reminder): 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.

PE KITS: PLEASE CAN YOU ENSURE THAT ALL CHILDREN THEREFORE HAVE THEIR PE KITS IN SCHOOL.

INFANTS AFTER SCHOOL CLUBS Details

Wednesdays – Reception Gardening Club, 3 – 3.45pm, individual letters have been supplied. Last session July 10th.

Thursdays – Year 1 Gardening Club. 3-4pm, individual letters have been supplied. Last session July 11th.

JUNIORS AFTER SCHOOL CLUBS

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. There will be Dragon Sports this coming Monday 17th June.

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

Wednesday TRI-GOLF 3.30 – 4.15pm, Years 3 – 6

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.

Thursdays 3.30 – 4.15pm Clwb Urdd (years 3 – 6) – the last session will be held on 27th June.

Friday: Llandudno Football In the Community: 3.30 – 4.30pm (fee payable. Please contact 01492 860945 or e-mail schools@llandudno for more information). Years 3 – 6

Ty Llywelyn Homework Club held Monday to Friday. 4 – 5.30pm, Years 3 – 6.

 DATES FOR THE DIARY:

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

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