This Week’s Newsletter.

Broadbridge Primary School                        Thursday 9th December 2021                                                 Note 13

Diary:            Saturday 18th December – Santa Drive Thru!

Confirmation (provisional date) – Saturday 5th March 2022 at 11:00 a.m.

in Star of the Sea, Faughanvale.


School Provision Club Cost
Mon 13th Dec –

Fri 17th Dec

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

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


Extra-Curricular Activities

Day Activity Time & Venue Note

Wednesday 15th


Skill School P1 & P2 2:00-3:00     At School All Extra-Curricular Activities are indoors, please wear proper footwear.
Skill School P3 & P4 3:00-4:15     At School
Friday 17th Premier League! P5, 6 3:00-4:15     At School

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


COVID in School – If your child displays symptoms of COVID, keep them at home and book a PCR test.  If your child is tested for COVID, please forward a copy of the result of the PCR 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 alert letter 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.  Please read the latest guidance attached.


Please see the most up to date Information for Parents and Carers regarding COVID-19 attached.


Access to School – Please note: ONLY parents of Primary 1 and 2 may enter the school grounds to drop pupils outside their classroom doors.  A face mask MUST be worn; no adults are permitted inside the school building with the exception of the school office.


Saint Vincent de Paul – All tickets for the £1000 draw have been issued.  You are under no obligation to sell these tickets.  If you would rather not sell tickets, please return the book to the school office tomorrow.  Parents may request more than one book, please contact the school office to order more.  Please return all sold and unsold tickets to the school on or before Wednesday 15th December.  Thank you.


Santa Drive Thru! – Due to the inclement weather forecast, the Santa drive thru has been put back to Saturday 18th December from 4:00-8:00 p.m.  This is a great opportunity to hand in those letters in person to Santa and his Elves! Suggested donation £3.00 per child, all proceeds to Broadbridge Parents & Friends’ Association.


Carn Na Coille Christmas Tree Farm – Thanks to Gerard O’Donnell and family for once again donating the beautiful Christmas tree to the school this year.


Nuts in school – Can we please remind parents/pupils, as we have a few pupils who have very serious nut allergies, we would ask that no nuts or nut products i.e. Nutella are sent into school.


ParentPay – Letters have been sent out for any outstanding school payments from the start of the school year until the end of November.  Please check school bags for these notes.  Please note payments must be made via the app and cash should not be sent to school.

Primary 1 & 2 Change – Please send in a change of clothes (clearly labelled) for your child in the event of slips, trips and accidents.


School Soloist of the Year – Congratulations to Yvie Mc Shane who got through to the North West Finals for School Soloist of the Year.


Faughanvale Credit Union – The saving scheme in the school is finished for 2021 and will resume early in January 2022.


Swimming – Swimming is now finished until after the Christmas break for all P6 classes and will resume in January for a further two sessions.


Ladies Netball – Ladies Netball will resume after the Christmas break.


Journey to Santa Update!

We are very pleased to announce that we have hit our target of 2500 miles after only 4 days in week 1.  The winners for the best active classes for week 1 are:

  • Foundation Stage Mrs Hueston P2
  • Key Stage 1 Mrs Harkin P3
  • Key Stage 2 Mrs Mc Elhinney P5

The children have all received their homework pass!

Well done.

For Week 2 we are continuing to collect our miles to see if we can hit 2500 miles again to get Santa to visit our school.  Storm Barra has had a little effect on our journeys, but the children are continuing to be as active as possible throughout each day.

Which class is going to win this week?

At the end of Week 2 whoever has collected 10 stamps will be entered into a draw.



Slaughtmanus GAC Gaelic Football for Boys & Girls will continue after the Christmas Break.



Faughanvale GAA Gaelic Football for Boys & Girls will continue after the Christmas Break.


0 replies

Leave a Reply

Want to join the discussion?
Feel free to contribute!

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *