Summer Concert

Wednesday Letter – 3rd May 2017

Dates For The Diary

Monday 8th May
Hats & Shades Day
Art & Craft Club – P1 – P3 (2pm – 3pm)
Grafter – P6 – (3pm – 4pm)
Maths Whizz Kids – P5 & 6 (3pm – 4pm)

Tuesday 9th May
Football – P1 – P3 (2pm – 3pm)
Football – P4 – P7 (3pm – 4pm)
Knitting – P4 – P7 (3pm – 4pm)

Pupil Assessment
Children will be completing Progress in English and Maths during the week beginning Monday 8th May. 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.

Hats & Shades Day
We are taking part in Hats & Shades day to raise money for cancer fund for children. We are inviting all pupils to get ‘sunsmart’ by wearing a favourite hat and/or sunglasses in school on Monday 8th May and donating £1 to this charity. Payments can be made using school money.

P6 – AQE
Registration opened on Tuesday 2nd May for the Common Entrance Assessment for current P6 pupils. Registration will close on Friday 8th September. Application forms are available on the AQE website to download and complete.

Friends of Dunseverick
Our Summer Craft fair is being held on Saturday 27th May in Dunluce Parish Centre from 10am – 3pm. We are looking for some volunteers on the day to help out in the kitchen, admissions, tidying up etc. If you could help in anyway please contact Dawn and leave your name. Anyone who is making traybakes etc, please leave into school on Friday 26th May or bring on morning of the fair.

Summer Concert
Katy Graham, our harp and piano teacher, is holding an Evening of Music by her young pupils. This will be held in Portballintrae Village Hall on Friday 2nd June 2017 at 7.00pm. Tickets cost £5 and are available to purchase from Katy and in school. All proceeds are for Dunseverick Primary School. Please come along and support our pupils.

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.

School Shoes
All children should be wear black school shoes to school every day. If children are playing football at break and lunch, they can bring trainers to change in to.

SeeSaw Playgroup
Seesaw playgroup is holding a coffee morning and cake sale on Saturday 20th May, 10am – 1pm. Adults – £3, Children £2 – (this includes face painting, ice cream, biscuit decorating and games.

School Dinner Menu 

Monday 8th May 2017
Garlic Chicken Traybake or Chicken Quesadilla with Corn Salsa
Mash & Veg
Date Krisp & Fruit or Fresh fruit or Yoghurt

Tuesday 9th May 2017
Cheese & Beans Jackets or Spaghetti Arrabiatta
Herb Dice & Veg
Jelly & Fruit or Fresh Fruit or Yoghurt

Wednesday 10th May 2017
Sausage Salsa Rollovers or Fish Fingers
Mash Veg, Salad
Fresh Fruit or Yoghurt

Thursday 11th May 2017
Roast Chicken Stuffing Balls & Gravy
Roast & Mash Potatoes
Veg
Pineapple Sponge & Custard or Fresh Fruit or Yoghurt

Friday 12th May 2017
Chicken Curry, Rice & Naan or Steak Burger
Chips, Salad, Veg
Arctic Roll & Fruit or Fresh Fruit or Yoghurt

Wednesday Letter – 26th April 2017

Monday 1st May
Bank Holiday –School Closed

Tuesday 2nd May
Football – P1 – P3 (2pm – 3pm)
Football – P4 – P7 (3pm – 4pm)
Knitting – P4 – P7 (3pm – 4pm)

Welcome back to our 3rd term. This term always is a very busy term with lots of different events happening. Please continue to keep an eye on website/facebook page and also newsletter for news and updates.

Attendance & Punctuality
We would like to remind you that class teaching begins at 9.10am each day. At this time, it is ideal if all pupils are in class and organised for their day at school. Punctuality has a positive impact on learning and the classroom environment.

Bank Holiday
School will be closed on Monday 1st May.

Pupil Assessment
Children will be completing Progress in English and Maths during the week beginning Monday 8th May. 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.

School Money
Just a reminder that payments for dinner, after school clubs, 223 clubs and swimming can be paid online. Contact Dawn if you have any queries or concerns.

Friends of Dunseverick
Friends of Dunseverick have asked if families could provide 2 items of non-perishable foods for a hamper which is being raffled at the Craft Fair (27th May 2017). Please leave into school on or before 19th May.

Summer Concert
Katy Graham, our harp and piano teacher, is holding an Evening of Music by her young pupils. This will be held in Portballintrae Village Hall on Friday 2nd June 2017 at 7.00pm. Tickets cost £5 and are available to purchase from Katy and in school. All proceeds are for Dunseverick Primary School. Please come along and support our pupils.

School Shoes
All children should be wear black school shoes to school every day. If children are playing football at break and lunch, they can bring trainers to change in to.

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.

Causeway Challenge Walk
The event starts at Portballintrae Village Hall on Sunday 30th April with registration for participants strictly between 8.00am and 9.00am. http://www.walkni.com/events/56305/causeway-challenge-walk-2017/

The route will be via the Giant’s Causeway and onwards along the spectacular cliff top path to Portbradden. Walkers will then retrace their steps back to Portballintrae. Entry fee is £6 for adults and £3 for children. Simply enter on the day.

School Dinner Menu
Monday 1st May 2017
School Closed

Tuesday 2nd May 2017
Braised Steak & Onion Casserole
Mash, Herb Dec, Veg
Apple Sponge & Custard or Fresh Fruit or Yoghurt

Wednesday 3rd May 2017
Sausage & Bean Pie or Fish Coddies
Mash, Veg, Salad
Jelly Fluff & Fruit or Fresh Fruit or Yoghurt

Thursday 4th May 2017
Roast Gammon Stuffing Balls & Gravy
Roast & Mash Potatoes, Veg
Toffee Sponge & Custard or Fresh Fruit or Yoghurt

Friday 5th May 2017
Chicken Curry, Rice & Naan or Chicken Bites
Chips, Beans, Salad
Ice Cream & Fruit and Toffee Sauce or Fresh Fruit or Yoghurt