Author: Leanne Smyth

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 – 5th January 2018

Dates for your Diary

Wednesday 10th January                  Closing Date for P1 Applications

 

Happy New Year

The staff would like to wish all the pupils, parents and friends of Dunseverick Primary School a very Happy New Year.

 

Termly Newsletters

Please check school bags for termly newsletters which have been sent home today. This gives you an overview of what is happening in each class.

 

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.

Prospective P1 Parents

All enrolment forms for pupils starting school in September 2018 need to be returned to school before 12 noon on Wednesday 10th January. Please pass this information on to any prospective parents. Parents whose children are currently in Reception are not required to complete an application form for Primary 1.

Good News Club

Good News Club will resume on Thursday 18th January and not on 11th January as originally planned.

 

Monies

Can any outstanding money from last term, including music tuition, please be paid to Dawn as soon as possible?

 

Edinburgh Trip

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

 

Milk

Milk for term 2 will be due by Friday 5th January. The cost for the term is £11.13.

 

Class Assembly

Mrs 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.  More details will follow in the New Year

 

 

School Dinner Menu

Monday 8th January

Chicken & Broccoli Bake or

Savoury Mince in Gravy

Mash & Veg

Date Krispie & Custard

Fresh fruit or Yoghurt

Tuesday 9th January

Cheese & Beans Jackets or

Chilli Chicken Wrap with Garlic Mayo

Herb Dice & Veg

Rice Pudding & Fruit or

Fresh Fruit or Yoghurt

Wednesday 10th January

Pasta Bolognaise or

Fish Fingers

Mash Veg, Salad

Ice Cream Chocolate Sauce & Fruit

Fresh Fruit or Yoghurt

Thursday 11th January

Roast Gammon Stuffing Balls & Gravy

Roast & Mash Potatoes, Veg

Pineapple Sponge & Custard or

Fresh Fruit or Yoghurt

Friday 12th January

Chicken Curry, Rice & Naan or

Steak Burger

Chips, Salad, Veg

Fresh Fruit or Yoghurt