This Week’s Newsletter

Broadbridge Primary School             Thursday 6th May 2021                         Note 25


Diary:  School Holidays – The school will be closed from the 17th May – 21st May.  Both dates inclusive.


COVID-19 Update Parents are reminded that the school must be contacted if there is a positive case in your household.  Please ring 7181 0520 or email stating your child/ren’s class and a brief outline of the case.


Adults are reminded that they must maintain a social distance at the gates of the school.  We would encourage the use of masks at these points due to the large gatherings at any one time!


Extra-Curricular Activities

Day Activity Time & Venue Note
Thu 13th May Gaelic P4,5,6,7 3:00-4:15        At School All Sessions outdoors.

Be prepared for wet weather!

Netball P6,7
Pupils MUST be booked (Before 8:45 a.m. on day of activity) through ParentPay ONLY

in order to attend. Cost £2:00 per child


Skillschool – Skillschool continues on Wednesday P1- P4 and Friday P5-P7.  “Please be prepared for adverse weather conditions!” Joe Gray – Director of Skill School Operations Ireland.


ParentPay – We would like to remind parents that all bookings for School Meals, Morning Club, 2-3 p.m. Club and Extra-curricular activities MUST be made and paid for via ParentPay.  The Afterschool Club from 3-4:45 p.m. is NOT available as yet.  Bookings must be made by 8:45 a.m. on the day you would like to use a service (with the exception of morning club which must be booked the day before).  Please ensure that when booking Extra-curricular activities for your child, eg gaelic or netball, that you make the payment for the correct activity and date.  Activities for the incoming week will be uploaded onto the system on a Monday morning ready to be paid for as needed.  When a new activity is added to the system a notification will be marked against your child’s record to show it is available, this is not a bill, this will be removed when the activity is archived.  If you are having any difficulties using the system or you still need to register, please contact the school office and we will help you in any way we can.


Parents’ classes – Parents’ classes for the parents of Primary 6 pupils preparing for the transfer test begin tonight at 8:00 p.m.  Parents who have registered have been emailed information on how to access the class.


Primary 1 Admissions September 2021 – Please confirm at the school office that your child will be attending Broadbridge Primary School in September 2021 alternatively email confirming acceptance.


Keep Moving in May! – Congratulations to Mr Logue’s Class who had 91% of the class walking, cycling or scooting to school in their best 5 active days!  We are continuing to encourage children to Keep Moving in May, please encourage your child to use another mode of transport to school other that a driven vehicle!  We can see the benefits at the school gates due to those pupils walking towards the village for pick up or cycling home.  Keep up the great effort particularly in the better weather.


Number Day –  Tomorrow Friday 7th May is Number Day at school.  Children may wear a top with a number on it rather than their school jumper.  We are raising money for NSPCC, the suggested donation is £1 per child.  Please see the attached flyer.


Nessy Forms – All Nessy forms must be returned by Friday 7th May to ensure registration is completed.


Faughanvale GAA Bingo! – Every Friday from 8:00 p.m.  Don’t miss out get your books now.  8 games and a bigger jackpot.  Please key in the link below to purchase your single book (£10) or double book (£15)


Slaughtmanus GAA Boys and Girls Gaelic – Age 4-13 Wednesday 6:00 – 7:00 p.m. Cost £1 – “A great way for the kids to make friends learn new skills, self-discipline and confidence.”




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