Wednesday Letter – 9th March 2016

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Dates For Your Diary
Thursday 10th March – Good News Club 3 – 4
Monday 14th March – Football Club 3 – 4
Monday 14th March – Friday 18th March – Speech & Drama Festival

World Book Day
A huge thank you for all the wonderful entries to our World Book Day photo competition!  The children certainly stepped up to the challenge to read somewhere unusual.  Congratulations to everyone for taking part, the winners were:

Reception – Katherine

Primary 1 – Lily

Primary 2 – Charlotte & Daisy

Primary 3 – Emma

Primary 4/5 – Phoebe

Primary 5/6 – Jennifer

Teachers – Mrs Edgar

Please see letter and questionnaire sent home today.  I hope you will make time to respond honestly so that we can make Dunseverick an even better place to learn!

We are pleased our P6’s and 7’s have returned safe and sound from their many adventures at Woodhall.  I am delighted to report that the centre staff were very impressed by the children’s behaviour, manners and enthusiasm.  I would like to thank Mrs Taggart, Mr Bell, Mrs Boyd and Zara for organising and attending the trip – they also looked rather worn out by Friday!

Music Tuition
Please note Miss McDermott will be in school this Friday 11th March for music lessons in lieu of Monday 4th April – don’t forget your instrument!

Charity Sale
The Irish Astronomical Association (IAA) will be in Portballintrae on 18th March.  Derek Heatly has asked school to let you know he will be attending the event to sell items for charity.

Grandparents’ Dinner
Our eagerly anticipated Grandparents’ Dinner has been rescheduled for Thursday 14th April at 12:45 p.m.


Vegetable Broth & Wheaten Bread
Braised Steak in a Chasseur Sauce
Roast Potatoes / Creamed Potatoes

Jam & Coconut Sponge & Custard

We would love to welcome as many Grandparents as possible but numbers are strictly limited to 45.

Tickets cost £5.50 and can be reserved by completing and returning the slip below – tickets will be allocated on a first come, first served basis.

Speech & Drama Festival
Next week, 35 of our children will be participating in the festival at the Town Hall, Portstewart. You should already have the date, time and class your child is entered for. If not please contact the office. If your child has not yet received a Competitor’s Ticket, this will be given out on arrival at the Town Hall on the day. A member of staff will be present at each session to offer support to the children.  Please ensure that you arrive in plenty of time and we are advised that the audience in the Competition Hall are not allowed to record, video or take photographs. We wish the children well and hope that they will all find this to be a positive and worthwhile experience.

School Dinner Menu

Monday 14th March 2016
Ham & Cheese Panini Melts
Or BBQ Chicken Drumstick,
Mash, Herb Dice, Veg/Salad
Date Krispie & Custard

Tuesday 15th March 2016
Fish Fingers, Mash, Peas
Or Cottage Pie, Salad
Pineapple Sponge & Custard

Wednesday 16th March 2016
Oven Baked Sausages, Onion Gravy,
Mash, Veg Or
Garlic Chicken Pasta Bake
Rice Pudding & Fruit

Thursday 17th March 2016
Easter Lunch
Chicken, Gammon, Cocktail Sausages, Stuffing Balls, Gravy
Roast & Mash Potatoes & Veggies
Apple Crumbly Sponge & Custard
Easter Draw

Friday 18th March 2016
Steakburger, Chips, Salad, Mash
Or Madras Chicken Curry
Rice, Naan
Ice Cream & Fruit