This Week’s Newsletter
Broadbridge Primary School Thursday 4th May 2023 Note 33
School Diary: Monday 8th May – Bank Holiday School Closed.
Friday 9th June – School Sports Day
|Tues 9th May –
Fri 12th May.
|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: ALL CLUBS MUST BE BOOKED IN ADVANCE ON THE PARENTPAY APP
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.
|DAY||ACTIVITY||TIME & VENUE||ACTIVITY SUPERVISORS|
|3:00-4:15 At School||Miss Maguire
(Assisted by coaches from
both parish Gaelic clubs)
|Skill School P1 & P2||2:00-3:00 At School||Mr Ricky Fernandez &
|Skill School P3 & P4||3:00-4:15 At School|
|Derry City Football Club – After school program P5,6,7||3:00-4:15 At School||Derry City FC Players
P5, 6, 7
|3:00-4:15 At School||Mrs T Gillespie
Mrs Mairead Hull
P4, 5, 6, 7
|3:00-4:15 At School||Miss Simpson,
Miss Madden & Miss O’Neill
|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. (Boots are required if on the pitch)
Gaelic/Soccer – Boots are required for playing on the pitch during Gaelic and Soccer sessions. Trainers are not suitable at present.
Primary 6 Transfer SEAG – Parents are reminded that the Schools’ Entrance Assessment Group (SEAG) Transfer Test is now open for registration. Please register as soon as possible, if you are having trouble with the registration process, contact the school and we will gladly help.
New Admissions –There will be a meeting in the school tonight Thursday 4th May at 8:00 p.m. for the parents of Primary 1 new admissions September 2023. Please come along to meet the teachers and staff and collect the information booklets. New admissions Primary 1 induction days will begin on Tuesday 9th May 2:15-3:00 p.m. for 5 consecutive weeks (Excluding the week off). All new admission pupils are encouraged to attend.
First Communion – Thanks to all who attended the First Communion on Saturday 29th April. Thanks to the Primary 4 teachers Mrs Lynch and Miss Maguire and their classroom assistants for the preparation before the service. To all the teachers and classroom assistants, choir in attendance, choir teachers Miss Wade and Mrs Hueston, to Fr. Mc Dermott and Brian Mc Closkey and the rest of the team at the chapel and of course to all the Primary 4 pupils who were so well behaved, making it a wonderful day for all.
Primary 5 – Well done to our P5 pupils in Mrs Henry’s and Miss Madden’s classes who began their inclusive arts programme at ASpace2. They had a great start to their activities and were so well behaved.
Accelerated Reading – Please keep at the reading at home during the last term. Children are encouraged to work towards their targets for the end of June. Parents may assist by doing daily paired reading with their child on a nightly basis. There are plenty of opportunities to change books and complete the AR tests daily in school.
Wear something Red! – To celebrate Derry reaching the Ulster Finals against Armagh on Sunday the 14th May. Children may wear red to school on Friday 12th May in support of their county team. Come on Derry!!!!
Ladies Netball – Broadbridge Ladies Netball Thursday 4th May 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.