This Week’s Newsletter

Broadbridge Primary School                 Thursday 25th May 2023      Note 36

School Diary:     Friday 9th June – School Sports Day

                             Holidays: Monday 29th May – Friday 2nd June (Both dates inclusive)

Mon 5th June –

Fri 9th June.

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 June.



3:00-4:15    At School Miss Maguire

(Assisted by coaches from

both parish Gaelic clubs)


7th June.

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

7th June.

Derry City Football Club – After school program P5,6,7 3:00-4:15    At School Derry City FC Players

& Coaches


8th June.


P5, 6, 7

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

Mrs Mairead Hull

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.


School Holidays – The school will be closed for midterm break from Monday 29th May – Friday 2nd June. School reopens for all pupil on Monday 5th June.


Congratulations- Well done to the school Gaelic team who were crowned North Derry County Champions in Owenbeg yesterday. After the group stages, they beat our neighbours Faughanvale in the Semi-Final and then Termoncanice in the Final. They now represent North Derry in the County Finals at Owenbeg on Friday 16th June. Our thanks to Miss Maguire, the school coach and the local coaches from both Gaelic Teams for their support of the school throughout the year.


Sports Day – Sports Day is scheduled to take place on Friday 9th June at 9:30 a.m. This day will go ahead weather permitting, parents are invited to attend but are under no obligation to do so.


Green Flag Status – Our school has achieved the Eco Green Flag status after our hard work in walking, cycling and scooting to school this year. Our Eco Team have ensured that recycling is a priority within our school and have introduced initiatives to reduce, reuse and recycle. Our thanks to the Eco School Class members and to Miss Madden & Miss O’Neill for all the hard work in making this possible.


Primary 1 Admissions –Primary 1 induction days resumes on Tuesday 7th June  2:15-3:00 p.m.


Crumlin Netball – Our thanks to Crumlin Netball Club for travelling to our school on Saturday 20th May to participate in a netball blitz. Our Primary 5-7players had a great experience.

School Netball Team –The girls Northern Ireland Netball Finals will take place in Lisburn on 3rd June. The netball players and supporters have received information on travel arrangements from the school.

Choir Trip – All choir children attending the trip to the White Horse Inn tomorrow are reminded to return their permission slips.

Internet Safety Talk – Thanks to all who attended the Parents’ Information Evening in the Master’s Hall last night. Our thanks also to the Dry Arch Centre, Dungiven for their informative talk, highlighting many unknown online dangers.


Ladies Netball – Broadbridge Ladies Netball Thursday 25th 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.


Vale Og’s Summer Camp 2023 – Takes place Monday 7th– Friday 11th August 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. daily.  This includes: GAA Skills Competitions, Multi-sports, Irish Cultural Activities, Team Building, Special Guest Coaches, All Ireland Series, Friday Funday and much more! Plus, ALL CHILDREN will receive a Vale Og’s Summer Camp Training Top and Faughanvale Water Bottle! Only £25 per child and 10% discount applied for each additional sibling. Everyone welcome. Links for signing up on Social Media Pages.


Slaughtmanus GAC summer Camp – This year we are running our own summer camp at Slaughtmanus GAC between 10th -14th July. Club coaches and volunteers will be giving up their time to give the kids a week of fun and games.

The camp is open to current P1-7 children and will run daily from 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. with a break at noon for lunch. We welcome all children both beginning and club regulars. All children registered will receive a free Slaughtmanus Kit (Jersey, Shorts & Socks!) Closing date for registration is the 31st May. The total cost is £30, this is payable on registration on the link on our Facebook Page. Any questions contact Gavin mc Shane: 07738471615