This Week’s Newsletter

Broadbridge Primary School                                                               Thursday 19th January 2023                                     Note 20

School Diary:        27th January 2023 – Applications close for Primary 1 New Entrants at Noon.

20th January 2023 – Round 2 of Flahavan’s Cross Country League. (Cancelled)

Mon 23rd Jan. –

Friday 27th Jan.

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)


If your child does not normally use the afterschool service, please contact the school office and we will inform the class teacher about the change in their daily routine.




23rd Jan


P4, 5, 6, 7

3:00-4:15     At School Miss Simpson &

Miss O’Neill


24th Jan


              P4 & P5

3:00-4:15     At School Miss Maguire

(Assisted by coaches from

both parish Gaelic clubs)


25th Jan

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

26th Jan


P5, 6, 7

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

Mrs Mairead Hull


27th Jan

‘The Premiership’

P6, P7

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.


New Entrants – Primary 1 – September 2022 – The application process for those children due to start school in September 2023 opened on 10th January 2023 and closes on the 27th January 2023 at noon. Children born between 2nd July 2018 and 1st July 2019 (inclusive) should commence primary education in September 2023. Any family who is new to our school and is considering sending their child to Broadbridge Primary School, please contact the school office and we will inform you of arrangements in place for viewing. If you know of any family that have a child due to start Primary 1 in September 2023, please pass on this information. If you are having trouble registering, please contact the school office.

School Closure – In the unlikely event that the school must close due to unforeseen circumstances, the school will notify parents as soon as possible on the morning in question by text. We will not text to confirm that the school is open. If there is no message received, please take it that we are open as normal. Thank you.

Primary 1 Parent Teacher Meetings – The Primary 1 Parent Teacher Meetings will take place Tuesday 24th January – Friday 27th January. Appointments may be booked through your Child’s Google Classroom Account. Access to Google Classroom is strictly for C2K account holders, therefore you must use your child’s login details. If you are experiencing any difficulty in doing so, please contact the school office.

News Just In! – Miss Simpson’s Primary 5 class will perform at Project Sparks for a UTV feature on Thursday 26th January with Eglinton Primary School. We wish them all the best with their performance, don’t forget to tune in to see the amazing outcome of all their hard work.

Foundation Stage & Key Stage 1 – Please ensure that there is a spare change of clothes in school for your child, especially during the cold, wet weather.


Ladies Netball – Broadbridge Ladies Netball is cancelled tonight Thursday 19th January at Broadbridge Primary School in the Master’s Hall at 7:30- 9:00 p.m.  All ladies 18+ are welcome to join.  Cost £3.


Primary 7 leavers- Primary 7 teachers have information on their Google Classroom  for Primary 7 Parents


Broadbridge Parents & Friends Association – The AGM of the Parents & Friends Association will take place on Thursday 26th January 2023 at 8:00 p.m. all welcome.


Eglinton Eagles- Please see below the Training Schedule for Eglinton Eagles Football Club.


(Aligned by Year of Birth)
Day / Time Location
2015 Wednesday 18:00 to 19:00

Sunday 11:00 to 12:30

Vale Centre Outdoor 3G

Campsie Indoor 3G

2014 Monday 19:00 to 20:00

Thursday 18:00 to 19:00

Vale Centre Outdoor 3G

Campsie Indoor 3G

2013 Tuesday 19:00 to 20:00 Campsie Indoor 3G
2012 Tuesday 18:30 to 19:30

Friday 18:00 to 19:00

Mullabuoy Outdoor 3G

Campsie Indoor 3G

2011 Tuesday 18:00 to 19:00 Vale Centre Outdoor 3G
Girls – (P3 to P7) Tuesday 18:00 to 19:00 Campsie Indoor 3G


Faughanvale GAA Gaelic Football for Boys & Girls

Wednesday U-10 (P.4, P.5 & P6 Girls) Vale Centre 6:00-7:00 p.m.
Thursday U-12 (P.7 Girls) Campsie Indoor 6:00-7:00 p.m.
Thursday U-11 (P.6 & P.7 Boys) John McLaughlin Park 6:30-7:30 p.m.
Friday U-5 (Nursery/P.1 Boys & Girls) Vale Centre 6:00-7:00 p.m.
Friday U-7 (P.2 & P.3 Boys & Girls) Campsie Indoor 7.00-8.00 p.m.
Friday U-9 (P.4 & P.5 Boys) Campsie Indoor 7.00-8.00 p.m.

This will remain in place until the end of March. Please check online for daily updates.