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Thank you to the PTA for a wonderful Summer Fair!!!


dragonfly logo iconParentmail 21.6.24

Dear Parents/Carers,


We’re all looking forward to the Eid Cakes and Savouries Sale after school today – hope to see you there when I stock up on delicious treats!  The Sale is in conjunction with the PTA and all proceeds will go to the school.


Thank you to all who supported the Lions Football Tournament at Lakeside on Saturday.  It was a great event and very well attended.  Thanks to the PTA for providing drinks and snacks and to Mr Carey’s sister for the freebies from Morrisons.


Congratulations to the footballers who took part in the Caerphilly Schools’ Cup tournament today – well done on coming second out of 8 teams!


A big thank you to Nick Lukaris at Terra Nova Café in Roath Park.  Our Criw Cymraeg pupil group translated the café’s menu into Welsh and we went on a little trip to deliver the menu to them.  Mr L gave us free drinks and the pizzas and cakes were delicious.  Thank you to Terra Nova for the welcome and to Criw Cymraeg for all their hard work this year!


Reception to Year 2 Sports Day @ NIAC – Friday 28th June

We’re all looking forward to the Reception to Year 2 Sports Day, which takes place at the National Indoor Athletic Centre at Cardiff Met on Friday 28th June from 9am to 11.45am.  Parents/carers will have received information about arrangements – please inform your child’s class teacher if you need to know more.  If you wish your child to have a school dinner on this day, you will need to book the Grab bag option. Thank you.



The last Dancefit session will take place on Wednesday 3rd July.  Members of the club will give a short performance and receive certificates at the PTA Summer Fayre on Friday 5th July.


PTA News


  • PTA Plant Sale

The PTA held a plant and crafts sale on Friday after school, plus an extra opportunity to buy on Monday.  Thanks for all the donations and to all who supported the sales, and of course thanks to the PTA for organising it.


  • Summer Fayre – Friday 5th July (after school)

With the Summer Fayre just over three weeks away we are looking for volunteers to help set up, run the stalls on rotation and clear up at the end.  Please can anyone able to help get in touch.  We are also looking for businesses/companies who would be willing to sponsor the Fayre in any way.  Thank you! 


Also, at the Summer Fayre, you can visit Ty Bronwen, our new wellbeing pod, supported by The Bronwen’s W;sh charity.


To contact the PTA, here is a link to join their Whatsapp group: or email 


Lakeside’s Got Talent!

Our annual talent contest will take place on Tuesday 16th July – pupils from Years 2 to 6 can enter, they are judged by the Pupil Leadership Team, and the whole school will be the audience. 


Additional Inset Day

We have scheduled an additional Inset Day which will take place on Friday 19th July.  This means that the last day of term for pupils will be Thursday 18th July.


Lost Property

Please see the Lost Property section of the website for photos of unlabelled items and contact school if you recognise anything.  Thank you.


Wishing you all a pleasant weekend.


Best wishes,


Rachel Mitchell, Headteacher


Upcoming events / Term dates

June 2024

  • Friday 28th June – Foundation Phase Sports Day @ NIAC 9-11.45am
  • Friday 28th June – Lakeside Netball match at home against Marlborough Primary


July 2024

  • Tuesday 2nd July - Year 2 Trip to Cosmeston
  • Tuesday 2nd July – Nursery Sports Day
  • Thursday 4th July – Reception talk for new Reception parent/carers
  • Friday 5th July – KS2 Sports Day @ NIAC 9-11.45am
  • Friday 5th July - PTA Summer Fayre
  • Wednesday 10th July – Year 6 Leavers’ performance
  • Thursday 11th July – Lakeside Transition Day
  • Thursday 11th July – CHS Transition Day 1
  • Thursday 11th July – Reception Stay and Play
  • Friday 12th July – CHS Transition Day 2
  • Friday 12th July – Year 5 visit to Oakwood Park
  • Tuesday 16th July – Lakeside’s Got Talent
  • Friday 19th July – INSET DAY
  • Monday 22nd July – INSET DAY

Term dates

2023-2024 academic year

Last Day of term

Thursday 18th July




Friday 19th July




Monday 22nd July



Autumn Term 2024


Monday 2nd September, 2024




Tuesday 3rd September, 2024





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