This Week’s Newsletter

Broadbridge Primary School                                                               Thursday 3rd November 2022                                  Note 10

School Diary:  Wednesday 9th November Mrs Tracey’s P2 Class Shared Education trip to Creggan Country Park.

Mon 7th Nov –

Friday 11th Nov

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





7th Nov


P5, 6, 7

3:00-4:15     At School Miss O’Neill &

Assisting Coaches


8th Nov


              5, 6, 7

3:00-4:15     At School Miss Maguire

(Assisted by coaches from

both parish Gaelic clubs)


9th Nov

Skill School P1 & P2 2:00-3:00     At School Mr Ricky Fernandez &

Assisting Coaches

Skill School P3 & P4 3:00-4:15     At School

10th Nov


P5, 6, 7

3:00-4:15     At School Mrs Teresa Gillespie

Mrs Mairead Hull


11th Nov

‘The World Cup


3:00-4:15     At School Mr Mc Laughlin &

Assisting Coaches

Be prepared for wet weather.  Cross-Country, Gaelic & Soccer players bring boots and trainers.

If you have any concerns or your child has medical needs, please contact the school office and bring to the attention of one of the people in charge.


Bring a coat to school! – All children must bring a warm coat to school. Children will be outside to play at break and lunch time unless the weather is very bad.


Christmas Shoe Box Appeal -We will once again be doing the Christmas Shoe Box appeal. We have been given an extension to Friday 18th December for collection. Please read the attached flyer from Team Hope which outlines age, gender and items that are suitable to put into the boxes. Thanks for your continued charitable support.


Accelerated Reading – Well done to all the pupils who have reached their Accelerated Reading targets already and to those who are not far off their target. Children can change their library books during their timetabled computer slot or any day between 11:00 a.m. and 12:00 Noon. All children should avail of the school library and have a book out to read daily.


Anti -Bullying Week – The theme for Anti- Bullying Week 2022 running from Monday 14th – Friday 18th November is ‘Reach Out’. There will be lots of activities planned by staff and children to take place during this week. To start the activities on the first day, Monday 14th November is Odd Sock day. Children are invited to wear odd socks of a colour of their choosing on this day to celebrate their uniqueness and individuality!


KS2 Walk to School in November – We are continuing to promote the healthy option of walking to and from school on a daily basis. Our Parents and Friends’ Association have offered big prizes to be won by individuals, class groups and their teachers in November’s competition. The children have all been told the rules of the competition. The competition starts tomorrow! Good luck to all.

Please wear a high viz vest if walking. If you do not have one, please ask a member of staff.


Parents and Friends Association – The Parents and Friends’ Association have two events planned for this term. A ‘Winter Wonderland’ will take place on Saturday 3rd December. Children will be able to come and see Santa.Christmas Bingo Sunday 11th December, lots of prizes up for grabs. More details will follow on both events.


Ladies Netball – Broadbridge Ladies Netball tonight Thursday 3rd November at Broadbridge Primary School in the Master’s Hall at 7:30 p.m.  All ladies 18+ are welcome to join.  Cost £3.  Please note the earlier start!


Faughanvale GAA Gaelic Football for Boys & Girls

After a well earned break for our coaches, players and parents. Vale Og’s Winter Programme is back. The schedule up to Xmas is as follows;


Friday 4th Nov U-5.5’s (Nursery/p.1 Boys & Girls) Vale Centre 6:00-7:00 p.m.
Friday 4th Nov U-7.5’s (P.2 & P.3 Boys & Girls) Campsie Indoor 7.00-8.00 p.m.
Friday 4th Nov U-9.5’s (P.4 & P.5 Boys) Campsie Indoor 7.00-8.00 p.m.
Wednesday 9th Nov U-9.5’s (P.4 & P.5 Girls) Vale Centre 6:00-7:00 p.m.
Wednesday 9th Nov U-11.5’s (P.6 & P.7 Girls) Vale Centre 6:00-7:00 p.m.
Thursday 10th Nov U-11.5’s (P.6 & P.7 Boys) John McLaughlin Park 6:00-7:00 p.m.

Looking forward to seeing everyone. Only £1 per session. All welcome.




Slaughtmanus GAC Gaelic Football for Boys & Girls

Monday 7th Nov Primary 1 Boys Broadbridge P.S 6:00-6:45 p.m.
Monday 7th Nov Primary 4-5 Girls Broadbridge P.S 6:45-7:30 p.m.
Monday 7th Nov Primary 6-7 Girls Broadbridge P.S 7:30-8:15 p.m.
Wednesday 9th Nov Nursery & Primary 1 Girls Broadbridge P.S 6:00-6:45 p.m.
Wednesday 9th Nov Primary 2-3 Girls Broadbridge P.S 6:45-7:30 p.m.
Wednesday 9th Nov Primary 2-4 Boys Campsie Indoor 6:00-7:00 p.m.
Wednesday 9th Nov Primary 5-7 Boys Campsie Indoor 7:00-8:00 p.m.


A great way for the kids to make friends, learn new skills, self-discipline and confidence, £1 per session.  These sessions will continue every week until Wednesday 7th December.