Letter from the Headteacher

Dear Parents/Carers                                                   

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 will be sent home early next week with full details.

URDD AREA ATHLETICS: Well done to all the pupils from Years 3 – 6 who represented Ysgol Craig y Don on Wednesday evening at Ysgol Awel y Mynydd. Emily Howson came 3rd in the flat race for Years 3 & 4 girls and shall be competing in the regional Urdd athletics on June 5th at Parc Eirias. The girls relay team (Years 3 & 4) comprising of Megan Dutton, Emily Howson, Mylie Spencer and Jade Berry came 2nd in the final, Emily came 3rd in long jump and Joshua Jones came 1st in the javelin throwing for Years 3 & 4 boys, allowing him to compete in the regional athletics. Eva Spencer came 2nd in both long jump and flat race for Years 5 & 6 girls. She will also compete in the regional athletics next month. Kate Lewis came 3rd in the Years 5 & 6 girls ball throwing event. Da iawn pawb!

CAKE SALE TODAY: Many thanks for your support today. We have raised £368.10 so far!

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.


FILM NIGHT for Reception, Year 1 and Year 2 ClassesThis will be held on Tuesday 22nd May from 3pm until 4.45pm. The cost is £2 per child to include crisps and a drink.  Please bring money in a clearly marked envelope stating your child’s name and class ON THE DAY.  Children will need collecting from the Main Reception. Thank you.

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 just before half term.

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.

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.

Yours sincerely


Mrs Elaine Gelling, Acting Headteacher