Wednesday Letter – 20th April 2016

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Dates For The Diary

Monday 25th April              P5 (Mr K.) and P7 Swimming

                                                Netball Club 3 – 4

Wednesday 27th April        Gardening Club 3 – 4

*Sports Day – Friday 3rd June (weather permitting)


Grandparents’ Dinner

Our Grandparents’ Dinner last Thursday was a huge success! It was great to see so many supporting the event. A big thank you to the staff in the kitchen: Judith, Rosemary and Mana, who work tirelessly behind the scenes before, during and after to ensure everyone is well fed. Thanks also to Lila for the beautiful flowers she provided to decorate the tables and to Mr Bustard who kindly donated the disposable cartons for the children’s takeaway lunch. Last but by no means least I want to thank the pupils of Dunseverick all of whom were involved in performing or helping on the day – I know the grandparents and staff were very proud of each and every one of them!


The children will complete their pupil questionnaires this Friday in school.  The survey is split into 3 sections and will be completed throughout the day. Please be aware if you have not given permission for your child to participate they will remain in the classroom while this is completed with the other children.

 Road Safety

Constable Sydney Henry visited school last Wednesday to speak to the children about road safety. I asked you to talk about the messages he shared with your child and now encourage you to remember these when dropping off and picking up. Unfortunately we cannot at this time have the speed limit reduced and therefore it falls to each one of us to act in a manner that keeps all our children safe.


Thank you! We have received a beautiful new sandpit kindly donated by Lucy (P1) and Matthew (P6) and have also been offered a second hand sand and water tray from Daisy (P5) and Jessica (P7). We really appreciate your support and generosity and can’t wait for playtime!

School Nurse

The school nurse asked us to send home forms for completion by parents in advance of her visit on Thursday 12th May. If you have not already done so please remember to return this form to school a.s.a.p. for collection by the nurse.

 Sainsbury’s Active Kids

Remember to keep collecting the vouchers when shopping in Sainsbury’s and drop these in the collection box at reception.

The Queen’s 90th Birthday ‘Beacon of Light’ Celebration

As part of national celebrations, Causeway Coast and Glens Borough Council will be holding a ‘Beacon of Light’ celebration to mark the Queen’s 90th birthday on Thursday 21st April. Entertainment starts from 7p.m. at the Headland, Portstewart with the lighting of the beacon at 8.30 p.m.

School Closures

Please remember pupils should not attend on the following dates:
Mon 2nd – Fri 6th May
Fri 27th & Mon 30th May

School Dinner Menu

Monday 25th April 2016
Sausage & Bean Pie OR
Homemade Cheese & Tomato Pizza,
Mash/ Herb Dice/ Veg,
Frozen Mousse & Fruit

Tuesday 26th April 2016
Gammon, Mash, Vegetables & Gravy
Apple Sponge & Custard

Wednesday 27th April 2016
Salmon Fish Cakes OR
Spaghetti Bolognaise, Mash/Veg
Date Krispie & Custard

Thursday 28th April 2016
Chicken, Stuffing, Gravy,
Roast & Mash Potatoes, Veg
Swiss Roll, Fruit & Custard

Friday 29th April 2016
Chicken Bites OR
Chicken Madras Curry,
Ice Cream, Fruit, Choc Sauce