Friday Letter – 19th January 2018

Dates for Diary

Thursday 25th January                    P4/5 Class Assembly (9.30am)

Good News Club – P4 – P7 (3pm – 4pm)

Class Assembly

Mr Bell’s P4/5 class will be taking assembly on Thursday 25th January at 9.30am. Parents and friends of children in P4/5 will be invited to come along and enjoy the assembly and enjoy some tea/coffee and scones after.

 

Weather

Thank you for being so understanding regarding the weather this week. The safety of our children and staff is paramount in every decision we make.  I would also like to thank all the staff for making the journeys to school so that we could keep school running as normal.  A special thanks to Lilia our caretaker for ensuring pathways were cleared and gritted.

 

Parent Consultations

Parent Consultations for pupils in Reception – Primary 6 will take place between Monday 12th February and Wednesday 14th February.  Transfer Consultations for Primary 7 pupils will take place on Wednesday 31st January.  More details will follow

 

Clothes Recycling

A note from Murray one of our Eco Club members…

‘If clothes get too small for you or your children, it would help if you used our clothing bank. The clothing bank is in the school staff car park. Thanks.

 

Half Term

School will be closed for pupils from Thursday 15th February to Tuesday 20th February (inclusive) for half term holidays.

 

Monthly Stars & Accelerated Reader

Well done to Rose, Alexis, Miley, Bethany, Emma, Naomi and Sunita who all got monthly stars this month for the fantastic presentation in their work.

Emily, Charlie L, Lucy, Hannah, Murray, Naomi C and Rebecca all achieved AR certificates for enthusiasm in reading and using sounds when reading.

A massive well done to Harry in P5 who has become the 3rd person to become a Word Millionaire – Congratulations.

 

Milk

Still a few outstanding. If payment is not received we will assume your child no longer wants to take milk. The cost for the term is £11.13.

 

Friends of Dunseverick

Smartie Tubes – If possible we would like any remaining smartie tubes to be returned to school on or before Wednesday 14th February.

 

School Dinner Menu

Monday 22nd January

Spaghetti Bolognese or

Fish Coddies

Mash, Veg, Salad

Ice Cream & Fruit

Or Fresh Fruit or Yoghurt

Tuesday 23rd January

Brown Beef Stew

Mash, Herb, Dice, Veg

Chocolate Orange Sponge & Custard or

Fresh Fruit or Yoghurt

Wednesday 24th January

Iris Stew & Wheaten Bread

Mac n Cheese

Milkshake, Biscuit & Fruit or

Fresh Fruit or Yoghurt

Thursday 25th January

Roast Turkey Stuffing Balls & Gravy

Roast & Mash Potatoes, Veg

Toffee Sponge & Custard or

Fresh Fruit or Yoghurt

Friday 26th January

Chicken Curry, Rice & Naan or

Oven Baked Sausages

Chips, Beans, Salad

Fresh Fruit or Yoghurt

Weather Update

With a yellow warning for snow and ice in place, Please keep an eye on the school facebook page and website for any updates regarding school closures! Unless you hear from us via text message we will be open. Public transport may be affected, so the school blue bus may not run. We do not control this, Translink does. Children should be dressed warmly, especially when it comes to footwear. Thank you.

 

Friday Letter – 12th January 2018

Dates for the Diary

Wednesday 17th January Friends of Dunseverick Meeting @ School – 7pm
Thursday 18th January Good News Club – P4 – P7 (3pm – 4pm)
Friday 19th January P7 Taster day at Dunluce

Friends of Dunseverick
The next meeting will be on Wednesday 17th January at 7pm. Anyone wishing to attend will be very welcome. Smartie Tubes – If possible we would like any remaining smartie tubes to be returned to school on or before Wednesday 14th February.

Parent Consultations
Parent Consultations for pupils in Reception – Primary 6 will take place between Monday 12th February and Wednesday 14th February. Transfer Consultations for Primary 7 pupils will take place on Wednesday 31st January. More details will follow

Library Van
Wednesday 17th January will see the return of the mobile library service to school. Please return any outstanding books on this date. The library van will continue to visit school Wednesday fortnightly from this date.

Half Term
School will be closed for pupils from Thursday 15th February to Tuesday 20th February (inclusive) for half term holidays.

Good News Club
Good News Club will resume on Thursday 18th January.

Edinburgh Trip
The full amount for the P6/7 Edinburgh trip needs to be paid on or before Friday 9 th February.

Class Assembly Mrs Bell’s P4/5 class will be taking assembly on Thursday 25 th January at 9.30am.
Parents and friends of children in P4/5 will be invited to come along and enjoy the assembly and enjoy some tea/coffee and scones after.

Portstewart Speech & Drama Festival
Permission slips have been sent home today for the Portstewart Speech & Drama Festival. Please complete and return to school on or before Wednesday 17th January.

Dates for the Diary
A list of dates has also been sent home today for this term. We will keep parents informed if any of these dates change.

Milk
Could anyone still needing to pay for milk please make payment before Wednesday 17th January? The cost for the term is £11.13.

Special Children’s Meetings
Children’s meetings are being held in Ballintoy Gospel Hall next week (Monday 15th – Friday 19th January). Flyers are being sent home with all children today.

School Dinner Menu
Monday 15th January
Salmon Fishcakes
Mash, Herb Dice, Veg
Chocolate & Pear Sponge & Custard or
Fresh Fruit or Yoghurt

Tuesday 16 th January
Lasagne or
Cheese & Bean Jackets
Mash & Veg
Arctic Roll & Fruit or
Fresh Fruit or Yoghurt

Wednesday 17 th January
BBQ Chicken Drumstick or
Cottage Pie
Mash & Veg
Date Krispie & Custard or
Fresh Fruit or Yoghurt

Thursday 18 th January
Roast Chicken Stuffing Balls & Gravy
Roast & Mash Potatoes
Veg
Banana Sponge & Custard
Fresh Fruit or Yoghurt

Friday 19 th January
Chicken Curry, Rice & Naan or
Chicken Bites
Chips, Salad
Fresh Fruit or Yoghurt