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Celebrating achievement for all in a caring environment

ST WOOLOS PRIMARY SCHOOL NEWSLETTER 18.6.18

Dear Parent/Carer,

Cup Cake Sale

Thank you for supporting The Alzheimer’s Society with our Cup Cake Sale on Thursday! We raised £75.00.

Cricket

Well done to girls taking part in the Cricket Festival! They were, again, a credit to you. They were accompanied by Mrs Luckett and Mrs Gray, both of whom said that wanted to make all of the girls Ladies of the Match!

The last Cricket Workshop run by Newport Cricket Club, takes place this Wednesday.

Healthy Week

This week is Healthy Week and our focus is Sun Safety and Mental Health.

Y5 & Y6 Visit to The University of South Wales

Today Y5 and 6 have a really exciting visit to The University of South Wales, at Treforest, to take part in a Science Day, as part of the big project we have been doing to increase children’s understanding of, and interest in, Science. They will get to meet a trainee astronaut who has recently returned from NASA so it should be a great day!

Transition Visit to The John Frost School

Year 5 pupils have their transition visit to The John Frost School on Wednesday and will then be taking part in a Cluster Transition Concert at 4.00pm. This will be a lovely opportunity for everyone to find out about all the opportunities there are for them at The John Frost School.

I attended the Sports’ Awards Evening last Wednesday and it was lovely to see our past pupils Emily Cox, Amy Dao and John Marcus Abraham receive awards! It was great also to hear Team Wales Cyclist and ex The John Frost School pupil, Ellie Coster,  speak so inspiringly about her career so far and her time as a pupil there.

Nursery Sports

The Nursery Sports take place on Wednesday at 10.30am and 2.00pm.

If as many of you as possible will be able to come, that will be great. We’re keeping our fingers crossed for good weather on Wednesday and Thursday!

School Sports

School Sports are on Thursday.

Sports Xtra staff will be running games on the yards and Matt Martin, from Newport Live, will be joining us on the Gem.

The timings are as follows:

Juniors

9.30am – Y5/6 – Junior and Infant yards

                  Y3/4  The Gem (Clifton Park)

10.45am (approximately)  – The groups will swap

                  Y3/4 –  Junior and Infant yards

                  Y5/6 – The Gem

12.30pm – Finish (approx.)

Foundation Phase

1.30pm – Y1/2 – Junior and Infant yards

                 Rec/ Year 1 – The Gem

2.20pm (approx.) – Groups will swap at approximately 2.20pm.

                Y1/2 – Junior and Infant yards

                Rec/ Year 1 – The Gem

3.30pm – Finish

Please ensure that your child has PE kit in school with them every day this week because children are practising. Please remember that PE T-shirts should have sleeves and not be vest tops with straps.

Children have coloured bands to run in as well, so their usual PE T-shirt will be fine, but if you wish, your child may wear house colours.

Ebbw – Green

Severn – Blue

Usk – Yellow

Wye – Red

Children will also need to bring a water bottle with them, labelled with their name. Please ensure also that you have applied sunscreen in the morning.

If you would like to help by being a line judge, please let us know

Class Assembly

Class RH have their assembly on Friday at 9.15am. I hope that parents and grandparents will be able to join us for that.

Eid Mubarak

Eid Mubarak (Happy Eid) if you have been celebrating this weekend!

Our Eid Party Day is on Friday. Children can wear their new Eid clothes or party clothes for the day. They will have a separate note about food to bring in to share.

Attendance and Punctuality

Our current attendance is 93.2% which is short of our total.

Thank you to all those parents who are working so had to improve our school attendance.

The Friends of St Woolos

The Friends of St Woolos Summer Fayre is on Friday 29th June. Please help us by sending in any donations of raffle prizes or asking any businesses you know, for suport. The Friends of St Woolos will be sending you a separate note about class donations.

Bonus Ball

Congratulations to our winner this week – Ryan Lloyd’s Mum.

Yours sincerely,

H L Vaughan

Headteacher