A reminder that Friday 22nd February is an INSET day for staff and therefore school will be closed to pupils on this day. We return from the half-term break on Monday 4th March.

Diary Dates

18th February Yr 6 Trip to Crucial Crew – packed lunch needed
18th – 21st February Estyn Inspection
18th February 3:45pm Parent Meeting with the inspection team (school hall)
22nd February INSET Day 4 – School closed to pupils
25th February – 1st March Half-Term Holiday
Tuesday 5th March (TBC) St David’s Day Celebrations
15th – 27th April Easter Holidays
6th May May Bank Holiday
7th-14th May National Tests
27th-31st May Half-Term Holiday
22nd July INSET Day 5 – School closed to pupils
23rd July – 30th August Summer Holidays

Estyn Inspection

A reminder that parents/carers still have time to complete the online questionnaire in order to share their views with the inspection team. Please go to, click on ‘complete a parent questionnaire’ and input the code that parents have received on the latest newsletters. The questionnaires will be available until 07/02/2019.

Y6 Trip to Crucial Crew

On Monday 18th February, Year 6 pupils will attend a Crucial Crew event in Blackwood. Here they will attend many different PSE linked workshop sessions delivered by a range of professionals from a range of partner organisations, agencies and charities. Pupils will require a packed lunch on this day but will return to school by 3:30pm please see letter attached for further details.

Snow Update

Many thanks for your understanding during the recent period of inclement weather. As always, the health and safety of our pupils, parents and staff is our priority and all closure decisions are based on risk assessments of the school site and surrounding areas.