Wednesday Letter – 9th November 2016


Dates For The Diary
Wednesday 9th November – Spanish – 3pm – 4pm (P4 – P7) 
Thursday 10th November – Indoor Games – 3pm – 4pm (P4 – P7) , Good News Club – 3pm – 4pm (P4 – P7) 
Monday 14th November – Grafters 3pm – 4pm (P7) 
Tuesday 15th November – Cookery – 2pm – 3pm (P1 – P3), Art &Crafts – 3pm – 4pm (P4 – P7 ) 

Welcome back to another half term of school. This is always a busy half term and we have tried to provide a list of upcoming dates for you. Should there be any changes, we will inform you at the earliest opportunity.

 Upcoming Dates November 
9th  P2/3 visit from Ballyrashane Creamery 
12th  P7 AQE Test 1 
16th  Friends of Dunseverick meeting – 7pm 
16th – 18th  Bushmills Education Centre Trip – P5 
17th  Flu Vaccines 
19th  P7 GL Test 
26th  P7 AQE Test 2 


3rd  P7 AQE Test 3 
9th  Open Afternoon – 1.30pm – 2.30pm 

Open Evening – 6pm – 7pm 

14th  Christmas Play 
15th  Christmas Play 
16th  Movie & Munch Night 
19th  Theatre Trip 
21st  Last Day of Term 


We would like to wish our P7 pupils the best of luck for their first AQE on Saturday. Remember to stay calm and just do your best. 

Staff Training 
Mrs Smyth will be attending Computer Based Assessment training on Monday 14th November. Mr Bell will be covering P6/7.

 Open Day 
Our open day for prospective Reception and P1 pupils will take place on Friday 9th December from 1.30pm – 2.30pm and also between 6pm and 7pm. If this date does not suit, prospective parents can make an appointment to see around the school. Please let prospective parents know of this date if their child is due to start school. 

Real Scientists 
We are looking for a selection of large white shirts to use as scientist coats for investigations in our classrooms. If you have any plain white shirts which you no longer use can you please send into class teachers. Thanks. 

Fireside Quiz 
As part of our fundraising for school resources we are asking families to support us by buying fireside quizzes. 

Each family will receive a pack of ten sheets which they can sell to family and friends. 1st, 2nd and 3rd prizes have been provided by local businesses. 

Dawn will be off work for a short period before Christmas. We welcome Mrs Barbara Loughlin onto our team to cover Dawn’s leave in the office. 


We will be attending the Millennium Forum on Monday 19th December to see the pantomime, Cinderella. Please see separate letter for more details.

 P5 Trip 

Wednesday 16th November sees our P5 heading off on their residential trip to Bushmills Education Centre. The final payment is to be made by Friday 11th November. Parents are to drop children off at Bushmills Educational Centre at 10:30am next Wednesday. Remember to pack lots of warm clothes! 

Library Van 
Any remaining library card application forms should be sent to Dawn as soon as possible. 

Friends of Dunseverick 
Anyone else who would be interested in being part of this, the next meeting will be on Wednesday 16th November at 7pm in school. 

School Dinner Menu 

Monday 14th November 2016 
Asian Veggies & Noodles or Homemade Cheese & Tomato Pizza 
Salad, Mash, Coleslaw 
Date Krispie & Custard or Fresh Fruit or Yoghurt 

Tuesday 15th November 2016 
Brown Beef Stew or Spaghetti Carbonara 
Salad, Mash, Veg 
Ice Cream, Chocolate Sauce or Fresh Fruit or Yoghurt 

Wednesday 16th November 2016 
Salmon Fish cakes or Hot Dog 
Veg, Mash, Herb Dice 
Rice Pudding & Fruit or Fresh Fruit or Yoghurt 

Thursday 17th November 2016 
Roast Chicken Stuffing Balls & Gravy 
Roast & Mash Potatoes 
Apple Cake & Custard or Fresh Fruit or Yoghurt 

Friday 18th November 2016 
Chicken Curry, Rice & Naan or Chicken Bites 
Chips, Veg, Salad 
Jelly Fluff & Fruit or Fresh Fruit or Yoghurt