This Week’s Newsletter

Broadbridge Primary School                        Friday 9th September 2022                                                   Note 2

Please note there is a change to the school day. School will start at 9:00 a.m.

After School Club -The Afterschool Club is running each day from 3:00 – 4:15 p.m. It will finish at the same time as the Extra-Curricular Activities. The closing time is STRICTLY 4:15 P.M, children must be collected at/before this time.  Children will leave the After School Club when the bell rings at 4:15 p.m.  If you feel that this cannot be managed or it will be at a rush, we would advise that you make alternative arrangements for after school care.

School Provision Club Cost
Mon 12th Sept –

Fri 16th Sept

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 12th Cross-Country P5, 6, 7 3:00-4:15      At School Miss Simpson

Miss O’Neill

Miss Madden

Tuesday 13th Gaelic P4, P5, 6, 7 3:00-4:15       At School Miss Maguire

(Assisted by coaches from both parish Gaelic clubs)

Wednesday 14th Skill School P1 & P2 2:00-3:00       At School Mr Joe Gray & assisting coaches
Skill School P3 & P4 3:00-4:15       At School
Thursday 15th Netball P5,6, 7 3:00-4:15       At School Mrs Teresa Gillespie

Mrs Mairead Hull

Friday 16th Soccer P5, 6, 7 3:00-4:15       At School Mr Logue

Mr Mc Laughlin

Be prepared for wet weather. Cross-Country, Gaelic & 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.


ParentPay – All ParentPay information has been sent out to all new pupils today. Parents need to register to pay for school dinners and all activities associated with the school. If you are experiencing difficulties registering, please contact the school office.


Primary 1 – Book bags have been delayed but they will be with us shortly.


Absences from school – Please report your child’s absence from school by calling the school office before the start of the school day on 71810520


All Clothing – Please ensure all clothing and property is property labelled to enable us to return lost property to its rightful owner.


Spare Change of Clothing – Primary 1, 2 & 3 pupils all require a change of clothing (trousers, t-shirt, underwear and socks) to be sent in.  Please place in a plastic bag with your child’s name and leave on their coat hook.


Change of Shoes – Please send in a change of footwear for children to change into at break time and lunch time preferably an old pair that they can leave at school. Pupils should be wearing black shoes at all other times.  Trainers are needed for PE times.


Children going home – Please make your child/ren aware of how they are getting home in the afternoon! The school office is constantly making/receiving phone calls during the school day to/ from parents. This causes a lot of disruption to the children in class. Phone calls to the school should be kept to a minimum


School Photographer – The school photographer will be here on Monday 10th October for individual P1 pupils and P1 Class photographs only. All other year groups will be at a later date.


Planned Giving –  Thanks to the families that have signed up for planned giving this year and to those that continue to do so. The planned giving money is a great source of income to provide valuable resources and extra classroom assistants within our school to the benefit of all pupils. Thank you.


Primary 7 Pupils- Have received a separate note regarding ‘Booster Classes’ and AQE/GL registration closing dates.


School Show Recording – The final versions of the school show are ready to purchase on a protected USB pen at the cost of £5 each.  Orders and payment will be taken via ParentPay. Those paid for before the summer break will be distributed to pupils on Monday. When ordering please ensure that you have selected the appropriate cast i.e. the recording or Cast A or the recording for Cast B.


Roots of Empathy – We are looking for 3 families to take part in Roots of Empathy program this year, the baby needs to be 2-4 months at the start of October. If you are willing to take part, please contact the school office.


School Menu – The school dinner menu is attached to this email; a copy is also available on the school website.


Faughanvale Credit Union – The school saving scheme will be restarting every Tuesday from 13th September. Any pupil who wishes to start the scheme can get an application form from the school office or the Credit Union. All pupils previously registered with the scheme can continue to save as normal.


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