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Weekly Newsletter 10th February 2020

 
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Weekly Newsletter 10th February 2020
by Abercarn Admin - Monday, 10 February 2020, 1:35 PM
 

HALF TERM

We finish for Half term on Friday 14th February 2020 at 3.30pm and start back to school on Monday 24th February 2020

BAD HAIR DAY

Friday 14th February 2020 is Bad Hair Day for the PTA. Children can decorate / wear their hair – BAD all day - £1 contribution for the PTA.

ST DAVID’s DAY

Please wear costume, flags, rugby shirts to school on Monday 2nd March 2020 for our St David’s Day celebrations. Starting this week the Head Boy and Head Girl will be selling daffodils for Marie Curie Cancer Care.  We will sell the daffodils right up until St. David’s Day.  Daffodils cost £1.00 and all proceeds go toward Marie Curie.

NUT FREE

Just a reminder that we are a Nut Free school and bringing nuts into school must be avoided. Many Thanks

CULTURE DAY

Culture Day this term is an Egyptian Theme. It is on Friday 20th March 2020 (Masks, costume, Colour of Flag – red, white and black can be worn). We will also have a theme dinner menu on the day – more details to follow.

HUMANITIES PARENT ENGAGEMENT DAY

. For those of you joining us on Wednesday 12th February 2020 for our Historical Re-enactment Day – here is a reminder of the times. Please enter and exit through the main entrance: PLEASE IF YOU HAVE BOOKED A PLACE AND ARE NO LONGER ABLE TO ATTEND LET US KNOW SO THAT WE CAN GIVE YOUR PLACE TO SOMEONE ON THE RESERVE LIST

Nursery (Classroom and outside) - 9.45 – 10.45 - Exploring toys and games from the past.

Reception (Classroom) - 9.45 – 10.45 - “Wash Day” Experience.

Year 1 (Classroom and outside) - 9.45 – 10.45 - 60’s Street Party.

Year 2 (Classroom) - 9.45 – 10.45 - Roman Banquet / Toga Party (Wear a toga if you like).

Year 3 (Classroom and Garden) - 9.45 – 10.45 - Celtic Jewellery and Archaeological Dig.

Year 4 (Classroom) - 2.30 – 3.30 - Victorian Experience - Victorian Experience.

Year 5/6 PP (Classroom / Hall) - 2.30 – 3.30 - Medieval Mange.

Year 5/6 RT (Garden) - 2.30 – 3.30 - Great fire of London enactment.

Year 5/6 EY (Classroom / Hall) - 9.45 – 10.45 - Tudor Experience.


PARENT CONSULTATIONS

Parents evening will be on Monday 24th February 2020 and Wednesday 26th February 2020 for Nursery to Year 6 (Not Rising 3’s). You can log on to the system until 2.30pm on Friday 14th February 2020. Please follow the instructions and double check your booking is correct with the correct teacher.

CLASS 3 AND 4 TRIP TO ST. FAGANS

Letters going out today about the above trip which takes place on Monday 9th March, payment details on letter.

Links to pay for the trips can also be found in our App under the Calendar Tab – simply click “Open Web Link” to be taken to the payment page. There is also a link on our website!

HWB and OFFICE 365

Every student in Wales is entitled to download a copy of Microsoft Office for PC or Mac totally FREE! Thanks to Welsh Government. To get your child's HWB login details to download Microsoft Office please go to http://hwb.abercarnprimary.com and fill out the request form.

RELIEF MIDDAY SUPERVISOR

We are currently looking for a relief Midday Supervisor. Hours of work will be between 12-1.15pm (only when required). If you are interested or require further details, please contact the school office. All application forms must be returned by Friday 14th February 2020.

NURSERY – SEPTEMBER 2020

The deadline for applying for admission into our Nursery September 2020 is 28th February 2020. If you have a child or know of someone that is hoping to start with us from September 2020, please complete the online application by 28th February.

DINNER MENU

This week is Menu 3

WELSH PHRASE

Please try and use the following phrase throughout December and when we see you over the next few weeks!

Beth wyt ti'n bwyta? What are you eating?

Dw i'n bwyta ...