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The PTA Cake Sale this week raised a wonderful £155! Thank you to all involved!


dragonfly logo iconParentmail 22.9.23

Parentmail 22.9.23

Dear Parents/Carers,

The autumn weather has arrived this week, bringing wellies, coats and umbrellas with it! Please remember to label all items with your child’s name where possible as it makes it much easier for us to find the owners of our lost property. Thank you.

St John’s Ambulance Non-uniform Day – Friday 29th September

Friday 29th September will be a non-uniform day to raise money for St John Ambulance.  Donations will be collected on main gate on Friday morning.


First Aid training for parents – Nursery to Year 2

Thank you to those of you who were able to book on the First Aid Awareness training. You will receive a confirmation email for your designated session.  There a few spaces still available in the afternoon session.  If you are interested, please email the office



Harvest celebration: Wednesday 4th October

We will be collecting donations of non-perishable food for a food bank as part of this year’s harvest celebration.  The donations can be brought into school from Monday 2nd October.  Below is a list of preferred items, but all non-perishable donations are welcome.  Following our Harvest assembly, members of the School Council will deliver the donations to the food bank.  Thank you in advance for your generosity.


Thank you to parents/carers for attending our year group meetings to date.  These continue next week.







Friday 6th October

2.30 pm

Small Hall

Year 3

Wednesday 27th September


Small Hall

Year 5

Thursday 28th September


Large Hall


PTA upcoming dates

  • Friday 29th September - 9am informal meet and greet the PTA and discuss up and coming events - all welcome. Please come to the school office.
  • Friday 29th September - 3.15pm Cake sale years 2&6 for the two DEC appeals, Moroccan Earthquake and Libyan floods.
  • Thursday 26th October - Times to be agreed, Spooks and Sparkles Disco.
  • Friday 17th November - Children in Need - Crazy Hair!


Lost Property

There are photos of lost property on the school website: Parents > Lost property, or via this link  If your child has mislaid something please take a look at the photos and let us know if you recognise anything.  Thank you.


Wishing you a pleasant weekend.


Best wishes,


Rachel Mitchell, Headteacher


Food Bank Items:

  • Peanut butter
  • Canned soup
  • Canned fruit
  • Canned vegetables
  • Canned stew
  • Canned fish
  • Canned beans
  • Pasta Rice


Upcoming events / Term dates

September 2023

Wednesday 27th September 2.30pm FP Hall – Year 3 curriculum meeting for parents/carers

Thursday 28th September 2.30pm FP Hall – Year 5 curriculum meeting for parents/carers

Thursday 28th September – St John Ambulance Child and Infant First Aid Awareness sessions for parents/carers

Friday 29th September – Non-uniform day at school for St Johns Ambulance

Friday 29th September – 9-00 am PTA meet and greet

Friday 29th September – End of day cake sale (years 2 and 6 to make / bring in cake donations)


October 2023

Thursday 5th October – flu vaccinations

Friday 6th October 2.30pm FP Hall – Reception curriculum meeting for parents/carers

Tuesday 10th October – Wear Yellow for World Mental Health Day

Friday 13th October – Wear Red/something ‘Welsh’ for Shwmae Day

w/c Monday 23rd October – Parents’ Consultations

w/c Monday 23rd October – Outdoor Learning Week at Lakeside

Thursday 26th October – Spooks and Sparkles Disco

Friday 27th October - Break up for half term


Monday 30th October – Friday 3rd November – half term break

Friday 22nd December – Break up for Christmas

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