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Llythyron diweddaraf

 

11.01.2018

Dear Parent/Guardian

 

Afterschool Clubs

Please note below the extra-curricular clubs will be running this half-term. Please could you complete the pro-forma below by Monday if you wish your child/children to attend these clubs Please note: children will not be able to attend clubs until the attached form has been returned. Clubs will commence Monday 15th January 2018 until further notice.

 

IMPORTANT ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

 

Film Club

This term, film club will continue to run as a study of the media of film. Children will carry out activities which will help them understand how films are made, how music is used in film, how characters are created and developed and so forth. Children will not just sit with popcorn and watch films in this club this term.

Craft Club

 

There will be a small charge of £1 per session for craft club to cover the cost of resources. Children can pay by giving money to the teachers on the morning of the clubs – or pay a half-term in advance (£5 for this half-term).

 

Arumba

This term, Arumba will continue for KS2 once the swimming sessions have completed. The first Arumba club will be on Thursday 1st February.

 

Yours sincerely,

 

Mr. Trotman

Headteacher

 

 

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Foundation Phase             3.00-4.00

Craft

 

 

 

 

Juniors        3.15-4.15

 

Sport

Spanish

Film                        Arumba

 

 

 

 

11.01.2018

Dear Parent/Carer,

 

Welcome back to a new year at Pwll School.  I am pleased to report that children, including our 6 new starters, have settled very well this week. 

 

Please could you take note of the following:

 

School Uniform 

Please can I ask that pupils attend school in uniform, to include sensible footwear, coats and other outer garments for playing on cold/wet yards.    

 

Traffic / car park access 

Please can I remind you that the car park is for school staff use only.  Pupils are not permitted to enter the car park at any time.  On occasion last year we had cars parking and children being dropped off/picked up on the zig-zag lines outside the school, the zig-zag lines are a reminder that the road needs to be kept clear of cars.  These issues frequently present with safety concerns.  Of greatest concern however is the impact upon children entering, leaving and moving around the school building.  I would ask you all to support the school in helping to keep the pupils safe, by abiding by these rules.  

 

Dinner money 

Please could dinner money be handed in on a Monday morning in an envelope, clearly marked with your child’s name.  Dinners cost £2.50 per day or £12.50 per week. 

 

Details of classroom topics, homework, PE days and so forth will be sent out shortly by each class teacher.  If you have any concerns or queries in relation to the above, or anything else at all, please do phone or call in to talk to your child’s teacher or to myself. 

 

Many thanks for your co-operation with these matters. 

 

 

Yours sincerely, 

 

 

 

Mr Trotman 

Headteacher 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Annex B - Your right to request a meeting with the school’s governing body

 

The Schools Standards and Organisation (Wales) Act 2013 (The Act) removed the requirement for school governing bodies to hold an annual meeting with parents. Instead, new arrangements were introduced to enable parents to request up to 3 meetings in any school year with a governing body, on matters which are of concern to them.

 

If parents wish to use their rights under the Act to hold a meeting, 4 conditions will need to be satisfied:

 

 

1. Parents will need to raise a petition in support of holding a meeting.

 

The parents of at least 10% of the school’s registered pupils will need to sign the petition. If it is a paper petition, then a written signature must be given as well as the name and class of each child who is a registered pupil at the school. If the petition is in electronic format, the ‘signature’ required is the typed name of the parent plus the name and class of each child who is a registered pupil at the school and the email address of each parent who ‘signs’ the electronic petition.

 

There were 80 children registered as pupils with this school at the beginning of this academic year. Exact roll numbers at any time during the year may be obtained from the school office.

 

 

2. The meeting must be called to discuss matters which affect the school

 

The meeting cannot be called to discuss such matters as the progress of individual pupils, or to make a compliant against a member of the school’s staff or governing body.

 

The petition should contain brief details of the matter(s) to be discussed, and the reasons for calling the meeting. This information should be clearly displayed at the top of the petition, with parents’ signatures appearing below.

 

 

 

 

 

3. A maximum of 3 meetings can be held during the school year

 

The law allows parents to use their rights to request up to 3 meetings with a school governing body during the school year.

 

 

4. There must be at least 25 school days left in the school year

 

The law makes it a condition that at least 25 school days are left in the school year when the petition is received so that the meeting can be held.

 

A “school day” means a day when the school is open to pupils: it does not include weekends, public holidays, school holidays or INSET days.

 

 

 

The address for service of a petition requesting a meeting with this school’s governing body is:

 

clerical@pwll.ysgolccc.org.uk

 

 

Alison Rees,

Clerk to the Governing Body,

Pwll Primary School.

Llanelli,

Carms

SA15 4AL

 

Further advice on how parents may to go about requesting a meeting with a governing body is available on the Welsh Government’s website at:

 

http://wales.gov.uk/topics/educationandskills/publications/guidance/parents-meetings-statutory-guidance/?lang=en

 

Signature

 

P Trotman

 

 

Date: 13/10/2017

 

 

 

 

Dear Parent/Guardian, 

 

Please could you take note of the following: 

 

Communities First Engagement Programme 

Parents enjoyed a very useful session on Tuesday 26th September with PC Craig Williams.  He informed parents of a website called www.schoolbeat.org – which is the resource Dyfed Powys Police use to deliver their sessions on subjects such as internet safety, safeguarding, personal safety, substance misuse etc.  Parents attending the session thought it was a very useful website and asked that we share this information with all parents.   

 

PTA Harvest non-uniform 

A huge thank you to all who donated an item to the local food bank. The food bank staff were very impressed with how much we had collected and the variety we had for them! 

 

PTA Autumn Fair 

The Autumn Fair will take place in school this Thursday at 2.30pm. Children can be collected from class by a parent/guardian to attend the fair. Those who are unable to attend the fair at 2.30 are to be collected at the usual time of 3.00pm for infants and 3.15pm for juniors. The PTA have been working hard over the past weeks organising the event and they hope to raise money for a very important school project.   As I outlined in our newsletter to parents in July, that the PTA have been developing plans for the school grounds with a range of professionals and outside agencies, with a view to developing a large enclosed garden in the junior yard.  This will consist of raised planting beds, trees, shrubs, benches and eventually, a pergola, and be used for a range of curricular and non-curricular activities.  Your support with the fair and other fundraising events such as these will go a long way towards helping the PTA of achieving their goals for the children.  

 

 

 

Macmillan Coffee Morning 

A Macmillan Coffee Morning is to be held in school on Friday 20th October. Cakes will be available for children to purchase in school.   

 

Parent consultations 

Parent consultations will take place between Monday 23rd October and Thursday 26th October. Appointment times will be sent out this week.  If you cannot make the appointment provided, please call the school to rearrange.  

 

Half Term 

There will no school for the children between Monday 30th October and Friday 3rd November.  Children will return to school on Monday 6th November. 

 

Yours sincerely, 

 

Mr. P. Trotman  

Headteacher 

 

 

 

 

07/09/17

Dear Parent/Guardian

 

 

Afterschool Clubs

Please note below the extra-curricular clubs will be running this half-term. Details of our wrap-around club trial will be available shortly. Please could you complete the pro-forma below by Monday if you wish your child/children to attend these clubs Please note: children will not be able to attend clubs until the attached form has been returned. Clubs will commence Monday 11th September 2017 until further notice.

 

 

IMPORTANT ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

 

 

Film Club

This term, film club will be run as a study of the media of film. Children will carry out activities which will help them understand how films are made, how music is used in film, how characters are created and developed and so forth. Children will not just sit with popcorn and watch films in this club this term.

 

 

ICT Club

ICT club will be used to further develop the skills and interests of pupils in coding and programming.

 

 

Gardening

There will be a small charge of £1 per session for gardening club to cover the cost of resources. Children can pay by giving money to the teachers on the morning of the clubs – or pay a half-term in advance (£7 for this half-term).

 

 

Sport

A visiting Welsh teacher from Menter Cwm Gwendraeth will be leading Sports Club this term, teaching the children different sporting skills while developing their Welsh language skills.

 

 

Yours sincerely,

Mr. Trotman

Headteacher

 

 

Monday -Foundation Phase -3.00 - 4.00 - Gardening Club (R/Y1/Y2)

Tuesday  -Foundation Phase -3.00 - 4.00 - Clwb Cymraeg (Y1 & 2)

Tuesday - Juniors - 3.15 - 4.15 - Sport though medium of Welsh

Wednesday- Juniors - 3.15 - 4.15 -  ICT

Thursday - Juniors - 3.15 - 4.15 - Film Club

Thursday - Juniors - 3.15 - 4.15 - Arumba

 

 

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6.9.17

Dear Parents/Carer,

Arriving at and Leaving school

 

 

I am fully aware that older children in the school like to walk home unaccompanied at the end of the school day or at the end of an after school club. While we as a school promote independence in our children, we are always mindful that safety and security should come first, particularly as the evenings start to get darker.

 

We would only recommend that pupils in year 5 and 6 walk home on their own provided that the family have no concerns about the child’s ability to keep themselves safe and that the school receives permission in writing from the parent/carer. It is also our view that primary age pupils walking home on their own cannot be responsible for walking home a younger sibling.

 

Parents should ensure that their child understands the Green Cross Code/Road Safety, is aware of stranger danger and clearly understands what action to take in case of an emergency. It is advised that children of primary age walking home alone go straight to an agreed residence and do not go home to an unsupervised dwelling.

 

If you feel that your child meets the above criteria, and you would like your child to walk home independently, please complete the attached consent form.

 

Please note that breakfast club runs from 8.15 – 8.45. Pupils attending breakfast club will be supervised until they move into classes at the start of the school day. Children arriving before 8.45am who do not attend breakfast club, will not be supervised, therefore the responsibility for their safety will still lie with yourselves as parents and carers.

 

Many thanks for your co-operation.

 

 

Mr P Trotman

Headteacher