Broadbridge Primary School          Thursday 1st October 2020         Note 5

 

Confirmation Date: The school confirmation date is Thursday 11th February 2021 at 6:00 p.m. in Star of the Sea.

 

School Provision

 

Day Early Morning Club 8:00-8:45 a.m. 2:00 – 3:00 Club
Mon 5th Oct – Fri 9th Oct Spaces are now available for children in the Early Morning Club and         2:00-3:00 Club (P1 & P2 Pupils). Please contact the office to book a place.

 

COVID-19 Update – Parents are reminded that the school must have an immediate contact telephone number and email address should the need arise in the coming months. Please forward to info@broadbridgeprimaryschool.com stating also your child/ren’s class.

  • IF YOUR CHILD DOES NOT HAVE SYMPTONS OF COVID-19 BUT HAS OTHER COLD-LIKE SYMPTONS, SUCH AS A RUNNY NOSE, THEY DO NOT NEED TESTED AND THEY OR MEMBERS OF YOUR HOUSEHOLD DO NOT NEED TO SELF-ISOLATE. YOUR CHILD CAN ATTEND SCHOOL IF FIT TO DO SO.
  • Please notify the school if your child is being tested for COVID-19. We would ask that results are forwarded to the school at your earliest convenience.
  • The school will not be reporting on a daily basis via Facebook or any other platform to parents regarding rumoured positive cases in the school. When the need arises that you need to be contacted please be assured that you will be contacted immediately and in line with advice issued to the school from the PHA.

 

Bike to School Week – Bike to School Week runs from Monday 28th September to Friday 2nd October 2020. Thanks to all who cycled, walked and scooted to school on a daily basis. You have just discovered the best way to get to school!

 

Thanks to Ciaran O’Hara “The Bike General” who visited the school today as part of our Bike to School Week. He talked to the pupils about bike safety and maintenance. He fixed some of the bikes on the spot that had some minor ailments and gave the pupils recommended repair slips to take home. Ciaran is available to call out and do all kinds of bike repairs at your home. If you wish to book an appointment, please contact Ciaran on 07729953202. https://www.thebikegeneral.com/

 

He is well worth a call!!!

 

Eglinton Medical Practice –  Eglinton Medical Practice will hold their annual flu vaccination clinic this Saturday 3rd and Sunday 4th October from 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.at Foyle College. Further information is on the Practice website www.eglintonmedicalpractice.co.uk Please do not bring school age children to this clinic as they will be vaccinated at school at a later date.

 

AM/PM Clubs – Forms for the early morning and 2:00-3:00pm Clubs for October have been issued today. Please complete the forms and return to the school office with any payments in the envelope provided ensuring that it is clearly marked. Notes detailing outstanding bills and any overpayments for September 2020 have also been issued today, again any payments due should be returned with the letter issued and in the envelope provided. Please note that any balances issued today are for this school year only (i.e. for September 2020) and do not take account of any monies outstanding for last year or any credit balances. Balances for the year September 2019-March 2020 will be issued next week. The school is aware that money is owed to individuals for swimming lessons that were paid last year. This will be returned next week.

 

Music Service – Brass lessons will resume Monday 5th October @ 10:00 a.m. children to bring own instruments.

Violin/Viola lessons will resume Wednesday 7th October. Please bring instruments to school.

 

Skill School – Any parent that has signed their child up to a Skill School Course pre lock down please be advised that this will be honoured as soon as the sessions resume in school. Both the football and dance will have 7 weeks’ credit to use. Any queries ring 02871223515. Thank you.

Fauganvale Target Wall Designs – This is the last call for all designs the competition closes tomorrow.

 

Yellow Vests – We would appreciate the return of any yellow vests to the school that are no longer required from last year.

 

Faughanvale GAA – Monster Bingo on Banks of the Vale, John Mc Laughlin Park, Sunday 11th October. Gates open at 2:00 p.m. First game 3:00 p.m. Contact St.Mary’s GAC Faughanvale Facebook or 07803702171 for more information.

 

Slaughtmanus GAA – U6-U8-U10-U12 at Campsie Indoor Football facility Thursday 1st October 6:00-7:00 p.m.

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