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Thursday, 21 May 2015

Ty Heulog visit

Today the School Council the Eco-committee and Mr Hussey visited the extra care housing development at the bottom of Cowbridge Road in Talbot Green. The children were given a tour of the site and they asked loads of excellent questions about how the site would be adapted for the elderly and how they could help out in the future.

The children were then shown the plaque that will be in the new development . The site has been named by Eleri and Georgia from year 6 who have named it Ty Heulog.

The children have already suggested singing for the residents at Christmas time when the site is finished next year and the Eco-committee have been asked to develop ideas for the sites environmental garden.

Tuesday, 5 May 2015

New Dates

Hi everyone. Just wanted to say a great nigh thank you to the children, staff, parents and governors of our school. The inspection went very well and the report will be available the first week of July. Sorry but details about the inspection are confidential until then, but well done everyone!

I am still not in a position to give you our final decision about nursery provision for this September so please watch this space.

We have started the national tests for children from Year 2 to Year 6 and they are all working really hard, thanks for supporti them.

Dates of forthcoming events:
Monday class photos, all in uniform please
Friday 15th Year 5 go to Llangrannog for the weekend
Tuesday 19th attendance certificates for 98% to 100% attenders
Thursday 21st the School Council, Eco Committee, Georgia and Eleri from Year 6 will attend the naming ceremony of the new housing complex in Talbot Green. The two girls won the naming competition. Well done girls!
Friday 22nd end of half term, 1 week off.

Wednesday 3rd, 6 of our more able writers from Year 6 will attend a writing workshop with Miss Williams in Colleg Y Cymoedd.
Monday 8th Year 6 pupils who are going to Y Pant will have CAT tests in school
Tuesday 16th end of Link Up and meeting with parents and Mrs Bailey
Friday 19th Dancing Queens and Disco Dudes Day to raise funds for MacMillan Cancer Trust

Saturday 27th Summer Fete- please help if you can
Tuesday 30th at 5.30 parents meeting in Y Pant

Wednesday 1st, cluster trip to Liddington Bay
Monday 6th transition week for children going from year 6 to Cardinal Newman School
Monday 6th music transition day in Y Pant
Wednesday 8th transition day in Y Pant and move up day in Tonysguboriau
Friday 10th reports out to parents
Monday 13th Year 2 Move Up assembly- come and join us!
Thursday 16th Year 6 leavers assembly, come and join us!
Thursday 16th at 6pm Year 6 Prom . Mr Hurford will have details soon!
Friday 17th end of the year.

You may have heard that our Class 4 is closing at the end of the academic year. It is the end of an era for Tonysguboriau and we plan to celebrate the achievement and privilege of housing such a successful provision with a school party on Monday 13th July. If you are reading this blog and either worked in the school or was a pupil in Class 4 or a parent of a pupil in Class 4 we would love for you to come along to join in the celebrations! ( more details to follow) if you are interested please let me know.

Checking out now! Have a good term.Mrs Bailey

Sunday, 19 April 2015

School Clean up Day

We had fantastic turnout for school clean up day and got lots of our jobs completed!

 Parents, grandparents, teachers and children all worked together to weed the flower pots and around the school grounds.

 Everyone helped to clear our school grounds including the field area using litter pickers and sweeping brushes to clear away collected debris.

 Mr Bess did a fantastic job of keeping everyone's energy levels up by cooking burgers and hotdogs, whilst nanny Bess made tea and squash for all the troops!

 Parents worked hard to scour old paint and then re- paint both our gate and our bench.
 Our IT area in the KS2 yard has had a complete transformation with parents and children working together to dig the ground put up flowers and put down some bark chippings, whilst Mr Hussey made the school a brighter place by hanging bunting everywhere!

Here is how it looks now.
 Yasmin, Jamie, Ellery and Miss Lane worked hard to paint a welcoming design on our shelter area.

 Mia and Gabriella worked hard to water our plants in the school garden,

 Mr Hurford worked really hard with parents and children to lay a new path out of bark chippings in our woodland area and around the pond. They also cleared away a lot of the over growth in the woodlands which will allow the children to use the area more effectively.

Thank you so much to all of the parents, grandparents, children and teachers who helped to make this such a successful day and thank you to the PTA for raising the funds and providing the tools, plants, food and drink.

Your help was very much appreciated

Mrs Bailey

Thursday, 16 April 2015

Channel the inner Titchmarsh in you!

Don't forget, this Saturday (18th April) is school clean up day! 

9.30am - 1.30pm - everyone welcome.

Please bring with you (if you have any):
  • your own tools;
  • any spare outdoor appropriate paint that you no longer need;
  • any spare bulbs, seeds etc.
  • your own mug for tea / coffee
We have a long list of things that we would like to get done, from painting, planting and general lugging, so any help, even if you can only spare an hour would be greatly appreciated. The last clean up day was a great success and we hope the turnout will be just as good this time. 

Please note that ALL children need to be supervised at all times. 

Sunday, 8 March 2015

Oh, Yes, It's Ladies Night, Thursday 12th March.. 6.30 pm

If you haven't bought your ticket yet you can pay on the door. Tonysguboriau Ladies Night, Thursday 12th March. 6.30- about 10pm! Come and join us.

Friday 13th Comic Relief!

Roll up, roll up, it's show time! Friday 13th March Tonysguboriau children will get the opportunity to tell jokes to an audience of children and staff in the school hall! We all plan to dress up in pyjamas for Red Nose Day and donate £1. If the weather is cold please ensure your child wears something warm ontop/ underneath pyjamas.

Thursday, 5 March 2015

World Book day

Thank you to all of the children for joining in World Book day so enthusiastically with fantastic costumes and for bringing in their favourite stories to share with us in class.
Just a reminder that next Friday is Red Nose day - we are having a pyjama day in school. Please can the children bring a donation that will then be collected to go to the Red nose appeal. Thank you for your continued support.
Mr. Hussey