Wednesday Letter – 19th October 2016


Dates For The Diary
Thursday 20th October P4 – P7 – Good News Club (3pm – 4pm)
Friday 21st October P1 – P3 – Fun with Drums (2pm – 3pm)
Monday 24th October – Parent Interviews
Thursday 27th October
Friday 28th October Harvest Service – 10am, School Finishes at 12 noon
*Monday 31st October – Monday 7th November (inclusive) – Half Term Holidays*

Parent Consultations
Parent consultations will be taking place next week. If you can not make your consultation, please inform Dawn as soon as possible.

Harvest in School
Our Harvest Service will take place in school on Friday 28th October at 10.00am. Tickets are still available and can be purchased from Dawn. Rev. Barton will also speak at this service. School will finish for half term at 12 noon on this date. The buses will collect pupils at school at 12 noon and pupils should be picked up by car at this time as well. Harvest lunch will be served to children in school on Wednesday 26th October. Please see menus for details.

Half Term
School will finish for all pupils on Friday 28th October at 12 noon for half term break. Pupils will return to school on Tuesday 8th November 2016.

After – Schools Clubs
A letter has been sent home listing all the after school clubs for next term. Please send in any remaining forms on or before Wednesday 26th October.

Christmas Theatre Trip
We have booked to take the children to see Cinderella in the Millennium Forum in Londonderry on Monday 19th December. More details will follow on the Wednesday letter after half term holidays.

P5 – Bushmills Trip
Thank you to the parents who were able to attend the information meeting on Monday about the Bushmills trip. Hopefully any questions you had will now be answered. Any outstanding money should be paid to Dawn on or before Friday 11th November.

Radar Trip
Primary 7 had an enjoyable trip to Radar on Tuesday. They took part in different scenarios to make them aware of risks and dangers that they can avoid to keep themselves safe. Watch out for pictures appearing on school website.

Portballintrae Residents’ Association 

Friday 28th October 

Hallowe’en Party in Village Hall – 2.30pm – 4pm

Entertainment by Mr Hullabaloo

(Admission is by ticket only) – £1 per ticket.

Samba Band & Lantern Parade leaving village hall @ 7.30pm followed by fireworks over the bay (Lanterns on sale (£1) from 7pm in the Village Hall)

* Contact Fran Milligan (20731868) for more details and to purchase tickets for the Hallowe’en Party.* 


School Dinner Menu 

Monday 24th Oct 2016
Fish Coddies or Ham and Cheese Panini Melts
Mash & Veg
Raspberry Ripple flavoured Mousse or Fresh Fruit or Yoghurt

Tuesday 25th Oct 2016
Chicken Noodle Stirfry or Homemade Cheese & Tomato Pizza
Mash, Herb Diced, Veg
Pineapple Sponge & Custard or Fresh Fruit or Yoghurt

Wednesday 26th Oct 2016
Roast Chicken, Gravy & Stuffing Balls
Roast & Mash Potatoes
Chocolate Sparkler Sponge & Custard or Fresh Fruit or Yoghurt

Thursday 27th Oct 2016
Chicken Curry, Rice & Naan or Chicken Bites
Chips, Peas, Salad
Ice Cream & Sponge Roll or Fresh Fruit or Yoghurt

Friday 28th Oct 2016
No school Lunches