Parent/Carer information newsletter – January 24th 2020


Parent/Carer information newsletter – January 24th 2020

School closed for INSET – Monday 9/3/20 PM

There is staff training planned for the afternoon of Monday 9th March 2020.

School will close at 12pm. Pupils will have lunch before they finish school.

Attendance

Our attendance target is 95% and our current attendance is 94.6% which is slightly below the target so we need your support in hitting 95%. Please ensure you children are in school when they are fit and well.

 

After School Clubs

All after school clubs resumed this week with the exception of Minecraft Club which starts on Monday 27th January.

 

Lively Literacy Day Friday 31/1/20

Parents/carers are invited into classes on Friday 31/1/20 to see how literacy is taught in Cwmffrwdoer in line with the new curriculum for Wales. Foundation Phase classes as well as Dosbarth Tresaith (Y3 Mrs Jones) can be visited between 9am and 10am and Key Stage 2 classes between 2pm and 3pm.

Caffi Cymraeg

Our group of pupils who make up ‘Criw Cymraeg’ will continue to lead Caffi Cymraeg this term for families in the classes below. You are invited into school to enjoy a cup of tea and biscuit while learning some Welsh from our skilled pupils.

Please note the change in date for Dosbarth Tresaith.

 

There will be a further three sessions in the Spring term for the following classes:

Class Date
Dosbarth Tresaith Y3 Wednesday 5th February 2020
Dosbarth Abersoch Y5 Wednesday 5th February 2020
Dosbarth Barafundle Y2 Wednesday 11th March 2020

 

Calendar dates for spring term

These will be updated as the term progresses.

Class Date
Family Breakfast Club – PARENT EVENT Friday 31st January 2020, 8:30am – 9am
Whole school Lively Literacy Day – PARENT EVENT Parents/carers are invited into classes to see how literacy is taught in Cwmffrwdoer in line with the new curriculum for Wales. Friday 31st January 2020

9am – 10am: Foundation Phase classes and Dosbarth Tresaith (Y3, Mrs Jones)

2:15pm – 3pm: All other KS2 classes (including Dosbarth Pwll Du, Y3/4, Mrs Howells)

Families Connect coffee afternoon for reception parents/carers – PARENT EVENT Friday 7th February 1:30pm
Whole School Welsh Week Week beginning 10th February 2020
Abersychan School Y4/Y5 Taster Day – all pupils in these year groups will attend with lunch provided. Monday 10th February
Parent Teacher Consultations (PTCs) Monday 10th & Tuesday 11th February 2020
Families Connect coffee afternoon for reception parents/carers – PARENT EVENT Friday 14th February 2020 1:30pm
End of half term

Mufty day for Big Red Heart Appeal (raising funds for Welsh Hearts)

Friday 14th February 2020, normal school time.
Return to school Monday 24th February 2020
Whole school St David’s day eisteddfod Friday 28th February 2020
Families Connect coffee afternoon for reception parents/carers – PARENT EVENT Friday 6th March 2020
SCHOOL CLOSES at 12pm – STAFF INSET Monday 9th March 2020

School closes at 12pm

Caffi Cymraeg – Dosbarth Barafundle Y2

PARENT EVENT

Wednesday 11th March 2020
Families Connect coffee afternoon for reception parents/carers – PARENT EVENT Friday 13th March 2020

Friday 20th March 2020

Friday 27th March 2020

End of spring term

Mufty day

Friday 3rd April 2020, 1:15pm

 

National tests 2020

This year, National Tests in Reading and Numeracy (Procedural) will be taken electronically and schools can set these to suit timetables. However the National Numeracy Test in Reasoning is a paper test and must be taken between 28/04/2020 and 05/05/2020. Please avoid any absences during this period.

Sarah Truelove

Headteacher