Wednesday Letter – 8th March 2017

Dates for the Diary
Wednesday 8th March

  • Dance Club – P1 – P3 (2-3pm)
  • Dance Club – P4 – P7 (3- 4pm)

Thursday 9th March

  • Good News Club – P4 – P7 (3-4pm)

Monday 13th March

  • Football Club – P4 – P7 (3-4pm)
  • Eco – Club – P4 – P7 (3-4pm)

Friends of Dunseverick
All families should have received a flyer on Friday from Friends of Dunseverick with some upcoming fundraisers and an order form for tea towels. Please remember to send in any orders for tea towels to school on or before Wednesday 15th March.

A timetable has been drawn up for the Tesco bag pack. Please call into school and put your name down for a time which you would be available to help out. Also parents with children in P6/7, you can take their child with them during the day to help bag pack. The date for the next Friends of Dunseverick meeting is on Wednesday 22nd March 2017 at 7.30pm in Causeway Hotel.

Music Tuition
Harp and piano music lessons will be starting on Thursday 9th March. Letters have been sent home with individual pupils.

Staff Training
Mrs Scott is attending a Science course on Wednesday 8th March.
Mrs Smyth will be attending an E-safety course on Thursday 9th March in the afternoon.

Primary 4’s enjoyed a great indoor bowling session with Ian and Chris. Please send in trainers for this Friday.

School Money
Payments online have been very successful and so far we have currently 42 out of 62 families registered. If you are having any difficulties or are unsure contact Dawn. Any feedback about the service would be most welcome.

School Photographs
Children will have received a proof of their school photograph. Please return any orders for photos to school as soon as possible.

Primary 6 and 7 have had a fantastic time at Woodhall. They have been so well behaved and one of the instructors made the comment that he would love to send his children to Dunseverick Primary School. Well done for being great ambassadors of our school.

Break Club (10:30am)
We would just like to remind parents of our healthy break policy and the availability of our break club. Children can have the choice of toast, wheaten and fresh fruit every day. Please ensure that children have money to pay for items they get from break club.

School Dinner Menu

Monday 13th March 2017
Asian Veggies & Noodles or Salmon Fishcakes
Salad, Mash, Coleslaw
Date Krispie & Custard or Fresh Fruit or Yoghurt

Tuesday 14th March 2017
Brown Beef Stew or Spaghetti Carbonara
Salad, Mash, Veg
Ice Cream, Chocolate Sauce or Fresh Fruit or Yoghurt

Wednesday 15th March 2017
Salmon Fish cakes or Hot Dog
Veg, Mash, Herb Dice
Rice Pudding & Fruit or Fresh Fruit or Yoghurt

Thursday 16th March 2017
Roast Chicken & Stuffing Balls & Gravy Roast & Mash Potatoes
Apple Cake & Custard or Fresh Fruit or Yoghurt

Friday 17th March 2017 (St Patrick’s Day Lunch)
Irish Stew & Wheaten Bread or Paddy Pizzas (on soda bread)
Apple Crumble Cake & Custard or Fresh Fruit or Yoghurt

Wednesday Letter – 22nd February 2017

Dates for the diary
Thursday 23rd February – Good News Club – P4 – P7 (3-4pm)
Monday 27th February – Football – P4 – P7 (3-4pm), Eco Club – P4 – P7 (3-4pm)
Tuesday 28th February – Pancake Day
Wednesday 1st March – World Book Day Celebrations, Dance Club – P1 – P3 (2-3pm), Dance Club – P4 – P7 (3- 4pm)


Cool for School photography will be in school on Friday 24th February to take annual school pictures. Family pictures will be taken during the school day but if any parents wish to have photographs taken with younger/older family siblings who are not at school please come to school at 8.30am to have photos taken.

World Book Day
We are celebrating World Book Day, on Wednesday 1st March. We are looking forward to welcoming Billy Teare, a story teller into school on that day and also seeing the children dress up as a favourite character out of a book. We would encourage children to design and make their own costumes and also to bring their favourite book/story into school on that day so we can share with the rest of the class

Just a reminder that the final amount for the Woodhall trip needs to be paid by Wednesday 1st March 2017. Medical forms, an itinerary and a pupil/parent contract have been sent home today.

After – Schools Clubs
After School Clubs will start on Monday 27th February. All children have secured a place in their 1st choice club. For those children attending Dance Club or Football club they will need to bring a change of clothes. There are still a few spaces left for Eco club and Dance Club.

Portstewart Festival
We are looking forward to some of our pupils participating in the festival again this year. The pupils are very excited about performing on stage. Parents are reminded that they will need to take their child to and from the festival and if during the school day should leave the child back to school.

Andy, a volunteer, will be coming into school on Friday 3rd March to work with some pupils from P4 & P5 to enhance an area of the school grounds with shrubs and flowers. Andy fundraises for ‘Boom Charity’ and also Macmillan Nurses. It would be greatly appreciated if parents would donate 50p or £1 to show our support for these worthwhile charities.

See Saw Playgroup
Seesaw Playgroup is holding a Table Quiz on Thursday 2nd March at 7.30pm in the Community Centre. Admission is £4 per adult and will include refreshments. Tickets will also be on sale for the Easter Draw.

Bushmills Community
Everyone is invited to the next meeting being held by Bushmills Community Association on Thursday 23rd February at 8pm in Bushmills Community Centre.

School Dinner Menu 

Monday 27th February 2017
Macaroni Cheese or Mexican Chilli Pitta Pocket
Mash, Veg, Salad or Fresh Fruit or Yoghurt

Tuesday 28th February 2017
Roast Gammon with Gravy
Mash & Veg
Rice Pudding & Fruit or Fresh Fruit or Yoghurt

Wednesday 1st March 2017
Sausage & Bean Pie or Fish Fingers
Herb, Dice, Veg
Date Krispie & Custard or Fresh Fruit or Yoghurt

Thursday 2nd March 2017

Friday 3rd March 2017
Chicken Curry, Rice & Naan or Chicken Bites
Chips, Veg, Salad
Arctic Roll & Fruit or Fresh Fruit or Yoghurt

Wednesday Letter – 2nd March 2016

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Dates for the diary
Thursday 3rd March – World Book Day – Don’t forget your photo! Good News Club 3 – 4
Friday 4th March – P6/7 return from Woodhall – 2p.m.
Monday 7th February  – Football Club 3 – 4
Wednesday 9th March – Fun with Drums Club
Wednesday 2nd March – Fun with Drums

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TOMORROW is World Book Day.  This is a great opportunity to get children enthusiastic about reading!  In celebration we are holding a competition for all pupils:

PUPIL CHALLENGE – have your photograph taken while reading somewhere unusual!

Pupils should bring any outstanding photos tomorrow.  Remember the top three entrants will win a bookish prize.

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