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Weekly Newsletter 11th November 2019

 
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Weekly Newsletter 11th November 2019
by Abercarn Primary - Monday, 11 November 2019, 11:36 AM
 

EXPRESSIVE ARTS GALLERY

Our Expressive Arts – “Express Yourself” Art Gallery will be on Thursday 14th November 2019. Children have been working hard producing beautiful framed prints that can be viewed and purchased on the day for £5. You are very welcome to visit school at the times stated below to do this or you can send money in and we will send the artwork home with your child.  Please send any money in an envelope with your child’s name clearly written on the front. Details of the day are outlined below:

·       NURSERY – The Nursery Gallery will take place in the Nursery at 11.15 a.m.

·       RECEPTION – Reception Gallery will take place at 9.00am in their classroom – enter through the drop off / collection door.

·       YEAR 1 – Year 1 Gallery will take place at 3.10pm in their classroom – enter through the collection door.

·       Year 2 – Year 2 Gallery will take place at 3.10pm in their classroom – enter through the collection door.

·       Year 3  - Year 3 Gallery will take place  at 1.30pm in the school hall.

·       Year 4 – Year 4 Gallery will be at 2.00pm in the school hall.

·       Year 5/6T – Year 5/6T Gallery will be at 2.30 in the school hall.

·       Year 5/6P and Year 5/6Y Gallery will be at 3.00 in the school hall.

FOR EVERY ART GALLERY IN THE SCHOOL HALL PARENTS MUST ENTER THE HALL DOOR VIA THE INFANT YARD GATES NO-ONE TO ENTER VIA ANY OTHER DOOR.

Please note – all pupils will finish school at normal time 3.25 for school bus and 3.30 for all other pupils.


INCLEMENT WEATHER PROCEDURE AND ICE

The Inclement weather procedure (click here) Please familiarise yourself with the procedures in place as we approach the colder more unpredictable weather! Please keep it handy and ensure contact details are up to date in the school office.

During the winter months, please take extra care on your approach to school and when on school premises. Please walk on gritted areas within school grounds and ensure you pay attention to any changes to entering the building.

 

BRITISH LEGION POPPY DAY

At 11am today we held a two minute silence in order to remember the people who have died in wars.


CHILDREN IN NEED

Children in Need is Friday – It will be a non- uniform day and bring a £1 donation to Children in Need. If children want to wear a costume that is fine or they can simply wear non-uniform.


CULTURE DAY

Our Culture day is on Friday 22nd November 2019.  The country this term is JAPAN. Children can wear non uniform / Japanese theme. There will be a special menu at lunch time on the day. Lunch will be normal price if children would like to have lunch on that day.


CHRISTMAS OVERVIEW

The Christmas Overview and Concert ticket information has been sent home last week.


DINNER MENU

This week is Menu 2

Don’t forget there will be a special menu tomorrow (12th) for National School Meals Week.  BBQ chicken wraps or vegetable nuggets with wedges or smiley faces


WELSH PHRASE

Please try and use the following phrase:

Ga i fynd i'r tŷ bach os gwelwch yn dda? - Can I go to the toilet please?

Cei / Na cei - Yes / No


ATTENDANCE

It is important for children to attend school regularly. We will be chasing parents if pupils have attendance of below 95% and will be contacting the Education Welfare Officer if pupils are not punctual and attendance drops below 90%. Our attendance target for this year is 95% - Attendance forms part of the categorisation criteria of schools – Please help us to achieve well!