This Week’s Newsletter

Broadbridge Primary School               Thursday 8th February 2024                           Note 22

School Diary:   Mid- term Break: The school will be closed from the 12th – 16th February       (Both dates inclusive)

First Confession – Tuesday 5th March after 9:15 a.m. Mass, Star of The Sea.

School Provision Club Cost
Mon 19th Feb-

Fri 23rd Feb

Morning Club – 8:00-8:45 (£1 PER CHILD)
2-3PM Club – 2:00-3:00 (£2 PER CHILD)
Afterschool Club – 3:00-4:15 (£3 PER CHILD)

Please note:  All clubs must be booked in advance on the ParentPay App


Extra-Curricular Activities

Day Activity Time & Venue Activity Supervisors
Monday 19th Feb Cross-Country P5, 6, 7 3:00-4:15

At School

Mr Alex Given

Miss Eimer Stewart

Miss Madden

Tuesday 20th Feb Gaelic P4 & P5 3:00-4:15

At School

Mr Mc Closkey/Mr Mc Daid

(Assisted by coaches from both parish Gaelic clubs)

Wednesday 21st Feb Skill School

P1 & P2


At School

Miss Natasha Irvine & assisting coaches
Skill School

P3 & P4


At School

Thursday 22nd Feb Netball P5, 6, 7 3:00-4:15

At School

Mrs Teresa Gillespie

Mrs Mairead Hull

Friday 23rd Feb Soccer P6 & P7 3:00-4:15

At School

Mr Mc Laughlin &

Assisting Coaches

Be prepared for wet weather.  Cross-Country, Gaelic and Soccer players bring boots and trainers.  If you have any concerns or your child has particular medical needs, please contact the school office and bring to the attention of one of the people in charge.


All activities must be pre-booked on the ParentPay App with the exception of Skill School.

School Choir – The school choir will practise during the school day this term.


Do This in Memory – The Primary 4 children from the parish schools will continue with their sacramental preparation this weekend, through the ‘Do This in Memory’ programme. Together with their families, they are invited to attend Mass on Saturday 10th February at Star of The Sea at 5:00 p.m.


School Choir – The school choir are singing at the ‘Do This in Memory’ Mass at 5:00 p.m. in Star of the Sea. All children involved have been given a separate note


Safer Internet Day – Thanks to all the staff and pupils for their participation in ‘Safer Internet Day.’ The children learned how to stay safe online and what to do if they need help.


Congratulations- To the three Primary 7 pupils ( Eoin Green, Odhran Devine and Odhran Mc Cahill) who will represent the school at half time during the Derry V Monaghan game.


Being Well, Doing Well – Thank you to all the parents who completed the Being Well, Doing Well questionnaire. Your feedback is greatly appreciated.


Up Coming Events:


World Book Day – The school will celebrate ‘World Book Day’ on Thursday 7th March. This gives you plenty of time to swap/ borrow/make costumes over the midterm break.

P2 Grandparents day– Primary 2 pupils will be putting on a special performance for grandparents on Friday 15th March at 9:45 a.m. in the Master’s Hall. More details will follow.


In the Community


Ladies Netball – Broadbridge Ladies Netball Thursday 8th February at Broadbridge Primary School in the Master’s Hall at 7:30- 9:00 p.m.  All ladies 18+ are welcome to join.  Cost £3.


Faughanvale GAA Gaelic Football for Boys & Girls


Friday            (Nursery/P.1 Boys & Girls) Broadbridge PS 6:00-6:45 p.m.
Monday (P.5 & P6 Girls) Campsie Indoor 6:00-7:00 p.m.
(P7 & Y8 Girls) Campsie Indoor 6:00-7:00 p.m.
(P6 & P7 Boys) Vale Centre Indoor 6:00-7:00 p.m.
Wednesday (P2/P3/P4 Girls) Vale Centre Indoor 6:00-7:00 p.m.

P2 & P3 Boys starting next week.

P4 & P5 Boys starting next week.


Slaughtmanus GAC Gaelic Football for Boys & Girls


Monday Primary 1 Boys Broadbridge PS 6:00-6:45 p.m.
Wednesday Nursery Broadbridge PS 6:00-6:45 p.m.
Primary 1 & 2 Girls Broadbridge PS 6:00-6:45 p.m.
Primary 2-3 Boys Campsie Indoor 6:00-7:00 p.m.
Primary 4-5 Boys Broadbridge PS 7:00 -8:00 p.m.
Primary 3-4 Girls Campsie Indoor 7:00-7:45 p.m.
Primary 5 & 6 Girls Campsie Indoor 7:45-8:30 p.m.
Thursday Primary 7 & Yr8 Girls Campsie Indoor 8:00-9:00 p.m.
Sunday Primary 4-5 Boys Campsie Indoor 12:00 – 1:00 p.m.

Food Bank – A food bank has recently opened at Star of The Sea Chapel. This opens every Wednesday 3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. and Friday 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. for anyone who wishes to visit.

PC Fitness ––Tuesday 6:30-7:30 p.m. Interval Circuit Training

PC Fitness – Body Pump Class – Thursday 6:30-7:30 p.m. (check out Instagram p_c_fitnesss73 for further info).