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Weekly Newsletter 23rd September 2019

 
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Weekly Newsletter 23rd September 2019
by Abercarn Admin - Monday, 23 September 2019, 11:45 AM
 

IMPORTANT LETTERS

Thank you to everyone for returning the packs. It is greatly appreciated.


SCHOOL PHOTOGRAPHS

School photographs are this week – Wednesday 25th September 2019. Individual photographs will be taken unless you tell the office you want a sibling photograph.

 

BREAKFAST CLUB

Please make sure you have completed a new permission slip for this year. These forms are incredibly important for the breakfast club staff to have up to date emergency contact details and any information on allergies. New forms are available from the school office.

 

LUNCH TIME CUTLERY

Please make sure that if you send a lunchbox which contains a food item requiring cutlery, that you include that also (i.e. spoons for yogurts). The canteen only stocks enough cutlery to cover the dinner children.


NUT FREE SCHOOL

Please remember we are a “nut free” school. We have several pupils with serious allergies to nuts. Please do not send in any nuts for snacks or lunch.


POLICE

Police will be patrolling outside the school before and after school much more regularly. Please park considerately and legally. Please feel free to say hello to PC Darren Morgan and his team.


PARENTS EVENING

Our first Parent Meeting of the year will be on either Monday 7th October 2019 or Wednesday 9th October 2019. Further details will be sent home this week with information on how to book!


DINNER MENU

This week is Week 1

Dinner Menus are on the notice board outside the school but can also be found on the Caerphilly Section of My School Lunch. Simply Goggle – Caerphilly My School Lunch Menu

 

SCHOOL CLUBS / SPORTS

Details of school clubs and sports have started to be sent home – Mr Perry will be co-ordinating all school clubs, tournaments and school trips this year and will be the point of contact if parents need to talk about clubs or trips!

 

MACMILLAN COFFEE AFTERNOON

Our annual Macmillan Coffee / Tea and cake afternoon will be on Friday 27th September 2019. Pupils who bring 50p, will be given a cake during break time.  Please join us for a drink and cake to raise funds for Macmillan from 2.40pm, everyone welcome, spread the word and let’s collect as much as we can.


WELSH PHRASE

Please try and use the following phrase:

Bore da? – Good morning!

 

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!