This Week’s Newsletter

Broadbridge Primary School                 Thursday 2nd March 2023    Note 25

School Diary:  Broadbridge Confirmation Star of the Sea 11th March at 10:00 a.m.

Mon 6th Mar.-

Friday 10th Mar.

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.



6th Mar


P4, 5, 6, 7

3:00-4:15    At School Miss Simpson &

Miss Madden


7th Mar



3:00-4:15    At School Miss Maguire

(Assisted by coaches from

both parish Gaelic clubs)


8th Mar

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

9th Mar


P5, 6, 7

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

Mrs Mairead Hull


10th Mar

‘The Cup’

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.


Gaelic – Gaelic training will be outside from Tuesday 7th March for Primary 4,5,6 & 7. Please bring boots for the pitch, wear appropriate clothing for adverse weather conditions.


Cross-country – Best of luck to the Boys’ Cross Country Team who are competing in the Flahavan’s Cross Country League Final tomorrow 3rd March at Mallusk.


Netball Team – Well done to the Netball Team who won their second match against Oakgrove. They will travel to Antrim Forum on the 8th March for a netball N.Ireland Primary School Blitz.


Confirmation –   The Confirmation Ceremony for Primary 7 pupils from Broadbridge Primary School will take place on Saturday 11th March at 10:00 a.m. in Star of the Sea. The Confirmation Practice will take place on Thursday 9th March at 7:30 p.m. Choir children singing at the mass will receive a separate note.


First Confession – Primary 4 pupils will be making their First Confession on Tuesday 21st March immediately after 9:15 a.m. Mass in Star of the Sea. Parents are welcome to attend.


Grandparents’ Day – P2 children have received notes regarding Grandparents’ Day on Thursday 16th March. If there are other grandparents who would like to attend, please contact the school office.



World Book Day – To celebrate World Book Day on Friday 3rd March, children may dress up as a character from their favourite book.  There will be lots of activities organised by teachers throughout the day, therefore children are under no obligation to dress up for this day. Perhaps you could find out what your child is reading in class and try and link in with the characters from that novel or a character from their favourite book, there’s lots to choose from! Please do not go to any expense, homemade costumes if possible. Children may bring their uniform in to get changed after assembly.



Medical Needs – If your child’s medical details need to be updated, please make this information known to the class teacher and the school office,.


Ladies Netball – Broadbridge Ladies Netball Thursday 2nd March 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.




Slaughtmanus GAC Gaelic Football for Boys & Girls


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


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.