Broadbridge Primary School                        Thursday 28th April 2022                                                    Note 27

Diary:       Saturday 21st May – First Communion at 10:00 a.m.

Monday 23rd May-Thursday 26th May – School Show ‘The Wizard of Oz’

School Provision Club Cost
Tues 3rd May –

Fri 6th May

Morning Club – 8:00-8:45 a.m. (£1 PER CHILD)
2-3 PM Club – 2:00-3:00 p.m. (£2 PER CHILD)

 

Extra-Curricular Activities

Day Activity Time & Venue Note
Tuesday 3rd May IFA Soccer Training

 P4 & P5

3:00-4:15        At School Please be prepared for wet weather.
Wednesday 4th May Skill School P1 & P2 2:00-3:00        At School
Skill School P3 & P4 3:00-4:15        At School
Thursday 5th May Netball P5, 6, 7 3:00-4:15        At School
Friday 6th May Soccer Training P6 & P7 3:00-4:15        At School

 

COVID in School – If your child displays symptoms of COVID, keep them at home and do a Lateral Flow test.  If your child is tested for COVID, please forward a copy of the result of the PCR/Lateral Flow test to the school office.  If a positive result is returned, please contact the school office for further guidance.  If a child tests positive in any class, an email will be sent out to the parents/guardians of pupils in that class.  The guidance has changed; you DO NOT keep your child off school (unless your child has tested positive!), an updated information email will be sent out if there is a positive case in your child’s class.

 

School Disco – Thanks to all at the Parents & Friends’ Association who helped with the smooth running of the Easter Disco in the Master’s Hall.  It was a great night enjoyed by all.  A special word of thanks to DJ Gabriel for keeping children on their feet for the whole duration.

 

Mr Logue’s Amazing Raffle – Mr Logue’s annual Easter draw in aid of Trócaire raised a grand total of £1422 and €32.  Thanks to all the pupils and parents for their generosity once more and of course a massive thanks to Mr Logue who organised the draw and donated all the prizes!

 

Congratulations! – Well done to all the Primary 4 boys and girls who made their First Confession on Monday past in preparation for their forthcoming First Communion Day on Saturday 21st May.

 

P1 Admissions September 2022 – Primary 1 admission letters have been posted today for families that have no siblings at our school, letters should be received today.  Any new starts that have a brother/sister already attending will receive a letter via their sibling today.  Please check the school bags!  There will be a meeting on Wednesday 4th May at 8:00 p.m. for the parents of the new Primary 1 pupils.  Introductory sessions for new admissions start on Tuesday 10th May, 2:15-3:00 p.m. for 5 weeks.

 

P6 River Study – Mrs Gillespie’s P6 class carried out a river study today with the Lough’s Agency at Castle Burn in St. Canice’s Park in Eglinton.  A great time was had by all, with a few soggy feet!!  Thank you to the parents who helped supervise the trip today.

 

Choir Children – Choir children all received a note before Easter.  Please complete and return ASAP.

 

PC Fitness – Tuesday 6:15 p.m. BodyPump 7:30 p.m. Beginner BodyPump. Thursday 6:15 p.m. Boxfit Saturday 8:00 a.m. Functional Fitness. All classes pay as you go, apart from BodyPump 6:15 p.m. class which is prebooked through Paypal only.  Please contact Paschal for further information

Congratulations to the Primary 4 boys and girls who made their First Confession this morning. May God be close to them as they prepare to receive First Holy Communion on Saturday 21st May.

 

Wishing our pupils, staff, parents and the whole school community a very happy Easter.

Enjoy the Easter Eggs!

 

A heartfelt thank you to everyone who supported this year’s Easter Tracaire Raffle.

A massive £1,450.00 was raised and will be forwarded to the parish’s Trocaire collection in the next couple of days.

Your generosity and kindness knows no bounds and is very much appreciated by the staff here at Broadbridge.

Congratulations to all the winners. Enjoy your treats but don’t forget to brush your teeth afterwards!

 

A huge thanks to all who participated on Saturday for the ‘Walk for Ukraine’.

The school has received to date an amazing £4100.00 in Sponsorship money to add to the very generous donations on the day!

Broadbridge Primary School                        Thursday 7th April 2022                                                    Note 26

Diary:       Friday 8th April – School Disco!!!

Tuesday 26th April – First Confession for Primary 4 at school.

Saturday 21st May – First Communion at 10:00 a.m.

School Provision Club Cost
Mon 11th Apr –

Wed 13th  Apr

Morning Club – 8:00-8:45 a.m. (£1 PER CHILD)
2-3 PM Club – 2:00-3:00 p.m. (£2 PER CHILD)

 

There are No Extra-Curricular Activities next week.

Skill School Returns on Wednesday 27th April

 

COVID in School – If your child displays symptoms of COVID, keep them at home and do a Lateral Flow test.  If your child is tested for COVID, please forward a copy of the result of the PCR/Lateral Flow test to the school office.  If a positive result is returned, please contact the school office for further guidance.  If a child tests positive in any class, an email will be sent out to the parents/guardians of pupils in that class.  The guidance has changed; you DO NOT keep your child off school (unless your child has tested positive!), an updated information email will be sent out if there is a positive case in your child’s class.

 

Easter Holidays – Classes will be dismissed at 12:00 noon on Wednesday 13th April.  School will reopen on Monday 25th April.  Some parents may wish to park cars over the other side of the bridge.  Please be careful where you park and do not block access to nearby houses.

 

Eglinton Trails – Huge thanks to all who participated on Saturday for the ‘Walk for Ukraine’.  The school has received to date an amazing £4100.00 in Sponsorship money to add to the very generous donations on the day!

 

School Disco – The Parents & Friends’ Association will be hosting an ‘Easter Disco’ tomorrow Friday 8th April from 6:00-7:30 p.m.  Doors will open at 5:45 p.m. at the Master’s Hall.  There will be limited parking in the school after the disco has ended, therefore parents of Key Stage 2 pupils may wish to park across the ‘Blue Bridge’ at collection time to ease the traffic on the Coolafinney Road.

 

Mr Logue’s Amazing Raffle – Mr Logue’s annual Easter draw in aid of Trocaire will take place on Wednesday.  Tickets will be available in school next week 25p each or 5 for £1

 

Big Walk and Wheel!!! – Well done to all participants, our school was positioned 17th in Northern Ireland with 57.77% of pupils walking!  Congratulations to our Week 2 winners – Foundation Stage P2 Mrs Hueston; Key Stage 1 P3 Mrs Lynch and Key Stage 2 P6 Mrs Gillespie.  Please continue to encourage pupils to walk especially on dry days!

 

School photographs – The last day to order the school photographs is Tuesday 12th April.

 

Ladies Netball – Ladies Netball tonight Thursday in the Master’s Hall at Broadbridge Primary School from 8.00-9.00 pm.  All ladies 18+ are welcome to join.  Cost £3.00.

School Disco – The Parents & Friends’ Association will be hosting an ‘Easter Disco’ on Friday 8th April from 6:00-7:30 p.m.  Doors will open at 5:45 p.m.  Parents can stop and drop children off after the doors open.  Children will be supervised; therefore, parents do not have to stay unless they so wish.  We would recommend that parents of P1/P2 pupils stay on the premises.  All children will receive drinks and treats during the disco.  This event is ticket only; tickets are on sale at the office at a cost of £3 from tomorrow, Monday 4th April.

Big Walk and Wheel!!! – Well done to everyone who has participated in the walk to school this week.  Last week’s winners were Foundation Stage – Miss Wade (We actually believe she recorded children that can walk in her class and not those that walked!!!!); Key Stage 1 – Miss Maguire and Key Stage 2 – Mrs Gillespie.  Congratulations to the winning classes.  We will give you this week’s winners in the note next week along with the overall winners.

 

We would encourage parents to talk to their children about continuing this healthy practice on a daily basis.  It is the correct start to any day, to get some fresh air and exercise on the way to school.  Children particularly in Key Stage 2 should be encouraged to walk on a daily basis regardless of the weather, the walk from Eglinton Play Park to the school has been timed as a maximum 10-minute walk.

Broadbridge Primary School                        Thursday 31st March 2022                                                    Note 25

Diary:       Friday 1st April – Primary 5 Fire Safety Talk

Friday 8th April – School Disco!!!

Tuesday 26th April – First Confession for Primary 4 at school.

Saturday 21st May – First Communion at 10:00 a.m.

School Provision Club Cost
Mon 4th Apr –

Fri 8th Apr

Morning Club – 8:00-8:45 a.m. (£1 PER CHILD)
2-3 PM Club – 2:00-3:00 p.m. (£2 PER CHILD)

 

Extra-Curricular Activities

 

Day Activity Time & Venue Note
Monday 4th Apr Cross-Country P5, 6, 7 3:00-4:15     At School Be prepared for wet weather.  Cross-Country, Gaelic & Soccer players bring boots/shin pads and trainers.

Bring a bottle of water.

Exercise is thirsty work!

Please pick up sharply after all activities.

Tuesday 5th Apr Gaelic P4, 5, 6, 7 3:00-4:15     At School
Wednesday 6th Apr Skill School P1 & P2 2:00-3:00     At School
Skill School P3 & P4 3:00-4:15     At School
School Choir 3:00-4:15     At School
Thursday 7th Apr Netball P5, 6, 7 3:00-4:15     At School
Friday 8th Apr Soccer P5, 6, 7 3:00-4:15     At School

 

Children doing Extra-Curricular activities outside must have a change of footwear in case the venue changes due to weather conditions.  It is really important that children are dressed appropriately.  Cross-Country pupils should bring a waterproof coat.

 

COVID in School – If your child displays symptoms of COVID, keep them at home and do a Lateral Flow test.  If your child is tested for COVID, please forward a copy of the result of the PCR/Lateral Flow test to the school office.  If a positive result is returned, please contact the school office for further guidance.  If a child tests positive in any class, an email will be sent out to the parents/guardians of pupils in that class.  The guidance has changed; you DO NOT keep your child off school (Unless your child has tested positive!), an updated information email will be sent out if there is a positive case in your child’s class.

 

School Disco – The Parents & Friends’ Association will be hosting an ‘Easter Disco’ on Friday 8th April from 6:00-7:30 p.m.  Doors will open at 5:45 p.m.  Parents can stop and drop children off after the doors open.  Children will be supervised; therefore, parents do not have to stay unless they so wish.  We would recommend that parents of P1/P2 pupils stay on the premises.  All children will receive drinks and treats during the disco.  This event is ticket only; tickets are on sale at the office at a cost of £3 from Monday 4th April.

 

The School Show – The school show will take place from Monday 23rd May – Thursday 26th May. More information will follow to year groups regarding costumes required etc. The show this year is ‘The Wizard of Oz’

 

 

Big Walk and Wheel!!! – Well done to everyone who has participated in the walk to school this week.  Last week’s winners were Foundation Stage – Miss Wade (We actually believe she recorded children that can walk in her class and not those that walked!!!!); Key Stage 1 – Miss Maguire and Key Stage 2 – Mrs Gillespie.  Congratulations to the winning classes.  We will give you this week’s winners in the note next week along with the overall winners.

 

We would encourage parents to talk to their children about continuing this healthy practice on a daily basis.  It is the correct start to any day, to get some fresh air and exercise on the way to school.  Children particularly in Key Stage 2 should be encouraged to walk on a daily basis regardless of the weather, the walk from Eglinton Play Park to the school has been timed as a maximum 10 minute walk.

 

Faughanvale Credit Union School Savings – All pupils participating in the savings scheme must have their loyalty cards in pouches on Tuesday 5th April in preparation for the draw to take place on Tuesday 12th April.  The last day for savings before Easter will be Tuesday 5th April.

 

Easter Chicks – Thanks to Mrs Adair for once again making the Easter Chicks for the school.  Unfortunately, all 500 chicks have now sold!  Hopefully they will be back again next Easter.

 

Ladies Netball – Ladies Netball tonight Thursday in Broadbridge Primary School from 8.00-9.00 pm in the Master’s Hall.  All ladies 18+ are welcome to join.  Cost £3.00.

 

End of School day –  Pupils in Primary 1 & 2 finish school at 2:00 p.m. pupils in P3-7 finish school at

3:00 p.m. Pupils will not be out immediately when the bell rings at these times. The bell signals the end of their day but we do need time to clear away materials, gather up all their possessions, line up and walk them to the front gate.  

 

The school choir is up and running again after a long break.  They will meet each Wednesday from 3:00-4:15 p.m. in the small hall.

It is important that all choir members attend these practice sessions in preparation for the School Show and First Holy Communion.