Friday Newsletter – 10th November 2017



Dates for the diary
Monday 13th November – P5/6 Swimming (Mrs Scott’s class)
Thursday 16th November – Flu Vaccines
Thursday 16th November – P7 – Numeracy/Literacy Day @ Ballycastle High
Thursday 16th November – P7 Football Tournament @ Bushvalley
Friday 17th November – P4/5 Potato Planting @ Giant’s Causeway

Welcome Back
Welcome back to another half term of school. This is always a busy half term and we have tried to provide a list of upcoming dates for you. Should there be any changes, we will inform you at the earliest opportunity.

11th P7 – AQE – Test 1
16th Flu Vaccines
P7 football tournament
P7 – Ballycastle High Trip
17th P4/5 Potato Planting @ Giant’s Causeway
23rd P5/6 Class Assembly Open Evening – 6.30pm – 7.30pm
24th Open Afternoon –
1.30pm – 2.30pm
25th P7 – AQE – Test 2


2nd P7 AQE Test 3
7th Christmas Lunch
Movie Munch Night (6.30pm)
12th Rec – P3 – Nativity Play @ 10am (in school)
P4 – P7 – Carol Service @ 7pm (Dunseverick Church)
20th Theatre Trip
21st Last Day of Term

We would like to wish our P7 pupils the best of luck for their first AQE on Saturday. Remember to stay calm and just do your best.

Class Assembly
Mrs Scott’s P5/6 class taking assembly on Thursday 23rd November at 9.30am. Parents and friends of children in P5/6 will be invited to come along and enjoy the assembly.

Christmas Theatre Trip
We will be attending the Braid Arts Centre in Ballymena on Wednesday 20th December to see the pantomime, Tangled. As a school, we are pleased to be able to subsidise the cost of this trip to reduce the cost to £6. Permission slips have been sent home today.

Christmas Cards
We will be placing a final order for Christmas cards on Wednesday 15th November. Any orders received after this cannot be processed.

Open Day
Our open evening/afternoon for prospective Reception and P1 pupils will take place Thursday 23rd November (6.30pm – 7.30pm) and on Friday 24th November (1.30pm – 2.30pm). If this date does not suit, prospective parents can make an appointment to see around the school. Please let prospective parents know of this date if their child is due to start school.

Derrykeighan Community Association are organising a shopping trip to Belfast on Saturday 25th November costing £8 per seat. Contact Joanne Nicholl (07762673681) for more details and to books seat.

Big Breakfast
Derrykeighan Community Association are holding their Autumn big breakfast on Saturday 11th November 9.45 – 11.30am. Adults £5, Kids £3.

School Dinner Menu

Monday 13th November
Chicken & Broccoli Bake or
Savoury Mince in Gravy
Mash & Veg
Date Krisp & Fruit or
Fresh fruit or Yoghurt

Tuesday 14th November
Cheese & Beans Jackets or
Chilli Chicken Wrap with Garlic Mayo Drizzle
Herb Dice & Veg
Rice Pudding & Fruit or
Fresh Fruit or Yoghurt

Wednesday 15th November
Pasta Bolognaise or Fish Fingers
Mash Veg, Salad
Ice Cream Chocolate Sauce & Fruit
Fresh Fruit or Yoghurt

Thursday 16th November
Roast Gammon Stuffing Balls & Gravy
Roast & Mash Potatoes, Veg
Pineapple Sponge & Custard or
Fresh Fruit or Yoghurt

Friday 17th November
Chicken Curry, Rice & Naan or
Steak Burger
Chips, Salad, Veg
Arctic Roll & Fruit or
Fresh Fruit or Yoghurt