Author: Dunseverick Primary School

Friday Newsletter – 24th May 2019

Dates For The Diary

Monday 27th May, Tuesday 28th May – School closed
Wednesday 29th May – Fantastic Plastics

Sports Evening

A massive thank you to everyone who came along to school on Wednesday evening for Sports Evening.  This was a new idea we decided to trial this year and we are delighted to say it was a huge success – we hope everyone thought so to.  

We raised £200 to put towards school funds.

School Closure

School will be closed on Monday 27thMay for bank holiday.

School will also be closed on Tuesday 28thMay for a staff development day.

Lunch Menu

Dinner menu for Monday 27thMay we will be following Week 2 on the lunch menu.

Fantastic Plastic

Primary 6 have been invited to attend this event in Ballycastle High School on Wednesday 29thMay from 10.00am – 1.30pm.  They will be exploring plastic through Technology, Science and Home Economics.  Children will need a packed lunch. 

Walk to School Week

Thank you to everyone who participated in Walk to School week. The children (and parents) seemed to really enjoy walking to school together. We might explore the ‘Walking Bus’ idea further for next year – watch this space!

Name the Doll

Over the next 2 weeks, we will be sending a doll round the classes and allowing the children to guess the name of the doll. It will cost 50p for one guess or £1 for 3 guesses.  The name and winner will be announced at the Summer Fair on 7thJune.

Cycling Proficiency

P7 have received a letter regarding cycling proficiency which will start on Monday 3thJune.  Please return all permission slips on or before this date.

Summer Fair

Preparations have started for our Summer Fair which is being held on Friday 7thJune – 6.30pm – 8pm

We are asking children to bring in an unopened bottle of something (sauce, juice, shower gel, no alcohol please) to use as Bottle Tombola on the night.

We would also like children to fill a jam jar with sweets/treats and bring them into school and be used for a ‘Sweetie Stall’.  All bottles/sweet jars should be brought into school on or before Thursday 6thJune.

Reception/P1 – Class Assembly

Parents, grandparents and friends of our Reception/Primary 1 children are invited to a special class assembly on Thursday 6thJune at 9.30am. This will be a celebration of the children’s work and we look forward to welcoming you all to school.  Please stay for tea/coffee afterwards.

Cups & Trophies

Still a few outstanding. Please return to school asap.

Friday Newsletter – 10th May 2019

Dates For The Diary

Monday 13th May to Friday 17th May is Test Week.

Pupil Assessment

Children will be completing Progress in English and Maths during the week beginning Monday 13thMay. P4 and P6 will also be completing Cognitive Ability Tests.  We require full attendance this week to facilitate the administration of these tests. Thank you.

*If you know your child is going to be off school to attend events such as Balmoral Show or NW200, please can you let class teachers know on Monday morning so that tests can be facilitated accordingly*

Sports Evening

Plans and preparations are underway for our sports evening and children have already started to practice some of the races. 

Hotdogs and Homemade Pizza will be available to purchase on that evening. Please complete the order form attached and return to school on or before Friday 17thMay. 

Lunch Menu

Dinner menu for Monday 13thMay we will be following Week 4on the lunch menu.

Election

School will be closed on Thursday 23rdMay 

Cups & Trophies

Any pupil who won a cup or trophy last year should now return this to school so that we can get organised for prize day.

If you are in touch with any Yr8s who won something last year, please mention this to them.

Uniform

In summer term children are allowed to wear summer uniform; girls can wear grey shorts/blue or green gingham dresses and boys can wear grey shorts.

Here’s hoping the good weather continues.

Walk to School Week

We are participating in Walk to School Week which starts on Monday 20thMay.  Children who normally travel by bus to school will also have the opportunity to take part this year.  Please complete the permission slip to allow your child to disembark the school bus at Dunseverick Parish Church each morning.  If we do not receive a permission slip, children will stay on the bus and be dropped off at the school gate as normal.  A ‘walking bus’ will leave Dunseverick Parish Church each morning at 8.50am.  Teachers will be there to supervise any children who wish to walk to school.  

Reception/P1 – Class Assembly

Parents, grandparents and friends of our Reception/Primary 1 children are invited to a special class assembly on Thursday 6thJune at 9.30am. This will be a celebration of the children’s work and we look forward to welcoming you all to school.  Please stay for tea/coffee afterwards.

Friday Newsletter – 12th April 2019

Dates for the Diary

Monday 15thApril                                          P5/6 Trip to The Zoo

                                                                        P7 Trip to The Titanic Centre

Tuesday 16thApril                                          Break the Rules Day

                                                                        School finishes at 12 noon

Monday 29thApril                                          Back to School

                                                                        Mrs Milligan’s P5 & P7 swimming

Break the Rules Day.

Friends of Dunseverick are holding a Break the Rules day on Tuesday 16thApril. Please can all slips be returned to school on Monday 15thApril.

Easter Holidays

School will close at 12 noon on Tuesday 16thApril for Easter. School will reopen on Monday 29thApril.

Lunch Menu

Dinner menu for Monday 15thApril will be: Chicken Bites or Sausages with Garlic Fires/Herb Dice & Veg, Ice Cream and Fruit. 

On Monday 29thApril we will be following Week 2 on the lunch menu.

Milk

Can any remaining payments for milk please be paid as soon as possible?

School Photos

Can all remaining photograph orders please be sent to school on or before Tuesday 16thApril.

School Holidays

A provisional list of school holidays for 2019/2020 school year is being sent home today. This is subject to change but we will notify parents as soon as possible when and if any changes are made.

Election

School will be closed on Thursday 2ndMay for local elections.

Uniform

In summer term children are allowed to wear summer uniform; girls can wear grey shorts/blue or green gingham dresses and boys can wear grey shorts.

Here’s hoping the good weather continues.

P5/P7 Swimming

Mrs Milligan’s P5’s and P7’s will start swimming on Monday 29thApril(1stday back after Easter holidays) Information is being sent home today.

Community Notices

Toberkeigh G.A.

G.A. will start again in Toberkeigh Church Hall on Friday 5thApril 2019 @ 7:00-8:30p.m.  

All girls aged 4 – 15years very welcome!  Bible stories, songs, special guests, crafts and games.