This Week’s Newsletter

Broadbridge Primary School                 Thursday 15th December 2022 Note 16

School Diary   Sunday 18th Dec. Primary 1 Nativity Mass at Star of The Sea 12:00 Noon.

                          Wednesday 21st Dec. – Non-uniform day. Children may wear something Christmassy!

School Holidays – Thursday 22nd December-Tuesday 3rd January (Both dates inclusive)


Mon 19th Dec. –

Tues 20th   Dec.

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)

PLEASE NOTE:  NO 2-3 PM Club or Afterschool Club on Wednesday 21st December.


Nativity Mass – The Primary 1 Nativity will take place at Star of the Sea, Faughanvale on Sunday 18th December at 12 Noon. Primary 1 pupils have been given a separate note about the Nativity. Please check your child’s folder. 

Santa Stroll – There will be a Santa Stroll on Wednesday 21st Dec. Leaving Ashburn Image at 8:30 a.m. or the Playpark for 8:35 a.m.

Children Going Home on Wednesday 21st December for Christmas Break – Parents are asked to ensure that the children know how they are travelling home on Wednesday, particularly if there is a change to the normal routine.  Walkers, Paschal’s bus children and those going across the ‘Blue Bridge’ will leave at 12 noon. Children getting picked up by car will leave at 12:15 p.m. Please drive slowly and with care as you approach the school as there will be a lot of excited children about.

Open Night – Thanks to all the pupils and staff for their attendance at the school open night on Wednesday 14th December. The choir, school council and tour guides did a fantastic job of promoting our school. If you are aware of prospective pupils and parents who missed the event please contact the school office and we will accommodate them to a guided tour of the school and an opportunity to talk to members of staff.

New Entrants – Primary 1 – September 2023 – The application process for those children due to start school in September 2022 opens on 10th January 2023 and closes on the 27th January 2023. Children born between 2nd July 2018 and 1st July 2019 (inclusive) must commence primary education in September 2023.

Non-Uniform Day – Wednesday 21st December is non- uniform day. Children can wear Christmas Jumpers or something Christmassy on the day!

Indoor Football Competition- Congratulations to the school soccer team who were winners of the ‘World Cup’ today at Campsie Indoor Soccer, competing against nine other schools from the Derry and Limavady area.

Cross-Country – The Second Round of the Flahavan’s Cross-Country League on Friday 16th December at Oakgrove College has been postponed due to adverse weather conditions.

Library Books – Please check at home for school Library books before the start of the Christmas Holidays, please return early next week. Thank you.

Saint Vincent de Paul – Thank you for all who have purchased and sold tickets for the upcoming SVDP Draw. The draw will take place tomorrow 16thDecember. The winners will be posted on our Facebook Page and the Parish Bulletin.

Credit Union – Faughanvale Credit Union School Saving Scheme will resume on Tuesday 10th January. Any pupil who wishes to join the scheme can get an application form from reception or the Credit Union. Wishing everyone a Happy Christmas.

Crossing Patrol – The Transport Office are currently looking for someone to replace William at the school crossing in the New Year. If you know someone that would like the position, please contact the school office for further details.

Christmas In Eglinton – Please see the information leaflets below outlining the Christmas Events in Eglinton Village.

Please click here to download the 10 Christmas Trees Trail leaflet.


Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!