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Parent/carer information newsletter – May 17th 2019


National Tests National tests in Reading and Maths Reasoning have now  been completed. This year, the Maths Procedural tests are online and pupils access these through the Hwb network. These tests didn’t have to be taken during the test period. These will be completed in the next few weeks during classtime. Classes will have to […]

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Parent/carer information newsletter – April 9th 2019


National Tests A reminder that National Tests for Year 2 -6 pupils will take place between the 7th May – !4th May 2019. Please try to avoid any absences on these dates. Please refer to the last newsletter for specific test information. Not all pupils have returned the permission slip for them to access Hwb […]

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Parent/carer information newsletter – March 29th 2019


National Tests National Tests for Year 2 -6 pupils will take place between the 7th May – !4th May 2019. Please try to avoid any absences on these dates. There are 3 tests: Reading, Maths Procedural and Maths Reasoning. The Maths Procedural Test will be completed online this year for the first time. Pupils can […]

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Parent/carer information newsletter – March 15th 2019


Comic Relief – Red Nose Day Thank you for your support today in helping us raise funds for Comic Relief. All children wore something silly to school today for a donation of £1. Biscuits decorated by pupils were sold at tuck shop for 25p and children could tell jokes in assembly for 25p. The running […]

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Red Nose Day 2019


      Dear Parents/Carers, Red Nose Day Friday 15 March 2019 Red Nose Day 2019 is just around the corner and we’ve decided to join in the fun. To raise money, we’re going to… Wear something silly to make someone smile (this could be odd socks, backwards clothes, funny hair etc  – £1 donation […]

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Parent/carer information newsletter – February 21st 2019


Parent Teacher Consultations (PTCs) Thank you for attending PTCs this week to discuss your child’s progress. If you were unable to attend, please see the class teacher to rearrange another appointment. Debrillator and CPR training Donna from Welsh Hearts was unable to attend PTCs this week so will return to school after half term to […]

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Parent/carer information newsletter – February 14th 2019


Parent Teacher Consultations (PTCs)   PTCs will take place next week on Monday, 18th and Tuesday, 19th February. You should have had appointments by now to meet with your children’s teacher. It is important that you attend PTCs as teachers will share the levels that your child is working at and how well they are […]

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Parent/carer information newsletter – January 31st 2019


Parent/carer information newsletter – January 31st 2019 After School Clubs All clubs were cancelled today due to the weather forecast for this afternoon. Please check the Torfaen website and school Twitter account for updates for tomorrow. We will text parents/carers as early as possible in the event of closure. Parking The parking situation outside school […]

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Parent/carer information newsletter – January 9th 2019


Parent/carer information newsletter – January 9th 2019 Dear Parents/Carers, Blyddyn Newydd dda! Happy New Year! Welcome back, we hope you had a fun break and I’m sure everyone is well rested and ready for an exciting start to 2018. Attendance Our attendance target is 95%. Currently attendance is   94.2%. We are just under the target […]

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Parent/Carer Newsletter 17th October


Show Racism the Red Card – Wear Red Day Friday 19th October We are supporting ‘Show Racism the Red Card’ this Friday by wearing red for a donation of £1. Halloween Disco Cwmffrwdoer PTA are holding a Halloween Disco next Tuesday 23rd October. Children can come in fancy dress if they wish. The Foundation Phase […]

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