Wednesday Letter – 11th January 2017

Dates for the diary
Wednesday 11th January: Fun with Drums – 2pm – 3pm (P1 – P7)
Thursday 12th January: Good News Club – 3pm – 4pm (P4 – P7)
Monday 16th January: Art & Craft Club – 2pm – 3pm (P1 – P3)
Tuesday 17th January: Cookery Club – 3pm – 4pm (P5 – P7), Knitting Club – 3pm – 4pm (P4 – P7)

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

Congratulations
Congratulations to the winners of our Fireside Quiz;
1st – Margaret McIntyre
2nd – David Nicholl
3rd – Katrina Johnston
Well done to Cori Elliot and Jack Browne who were both winners in our Christmas colouring competition.

Thank You
A massive thank you to everyone for raising £485.80 for the Alzheimer’s Society. We will be presenting a cheque on 20th January and the children will hear a little bit more about the charity.

After School Clubs 
Our new term of After School clubs started this week.

Monday – Art & Craft (P1 – P3)
Tuesday – Cookery (P5 – P7), Knitting (P4 – P7)
Wednesday – Fun with Drums (P1 – P7)
Thursday – Good News Club (P4 – P7)

Parent Consultations
Parent Consultations for pupils in Primary 1 – Primary 6 will take place between Monday 13th February and Wednesday 15th February. Transfer Consultations for Primary 7 pupils will take place on Tuesday 31st January. More details will follow.

Staff
As of Friday 6th January, we said goodbye to Mrs Sharon Browne. We would like to take this opportunity to thank Mrs Browne for all her hard work over her many years at Dunseverick Primary. We hope to have a special assembly soon to celebrate Mrs Browne’s teaching in our school.

We would like to pass on our best wishes to Mr Kearney on starting his new permanent job in Carrowdore Primary.

We would like to extend a warm welcome to Mr Bell who is now teaching P4, Monday to Wednesday and to Miss Simpson who will be teaching P1 two days each week.

Thank you to Barbara for all her hard work in the office since November. We will be welcoming Dawn back to school on Monday 16th January.

Library Cards
The library van is due to visit school on Wednesday 18th January. If your child already belongs to a library, they can bring their own card with them on this day. Those children who applied for a library card in school will receive them from the library van.

Thank You
Thank you to Richard Taylor’s company ISArc Limited for donating Unihoc equipment and balls for P.E. Children have enjoyed using the new equipment in PE.

Prospective P1 Parents
All enrolment forms for pupils starting school in September 2017 need to be returned to school before 12 noon on Wednesday 11th January.

School Meals
As from Thursday 5th January 2017, the cost of a school meal will be £2.55. This is set by Education Authority. We are very fortunate to have a great variety of freshly prepared meals and would encourage pupils to avail of this to maintain our school kitchen. Please remember to send all monies to school on a Friday morning.

School Dinner Menu 

Monday 16th January 2017
Asian Veggies & Noodles or Homemade Cheese & Tomato Pizza
Salad, Mash, Coleslaw
Date Krispie & Custard or Fresh Fruit or Yoghurt

Tuesday 17th January 2017
Brown Beef Stew or Spaghetti Carbonara
Salad, Mash, Veg
Ice Cream, Chocolate Sauce or Fresh Fruit or Yoghurt

Wednesday 18th January 2017
Salmon Fish cakes or Hot Dog
Veg, Mash, Herb Dice
Rice Pudding & Fruit or Fresh Fruit or Yoghurt

Thursday 19th January 2017
Roast Chicken Stuffing Balls & Gravy
Roast & Mash Potatoes
Veg
Apple Cake & Custard or Fresh Fruit or Yoghurt

Friday 20th January 2017
Chicken Curry, Rice & Naan or Chicken Bites
Chips, Veg, Salad
Jelly Fluff & Fruit or Fresh Fruit or Yoghurt