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Penclawdd Primary School

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Dear Parents and Carers,


Last week our Reception pupils visited Castell Coch as part of their project and had an absolute ball - see here! 


📣Weekly headlines📣


Year 6 into Year 7

The portal has opened for you to register a place for your child going into Year 7. The portal closes on Friday 25th November 2022. This is not done automatically and parents must apply.

The easiest way is on line :click here


Reception class for 2023

The portal has opened to register your child's place for Reception.  The portal will close on Friday 25th November 2022.  

This is not done automatically and parents must apply.

The easiest way is on line : click here


Y3-Y6 Fruit tuck shop 

We want to extend our fruit tuck to Year 1/2 and have sent our details of a questionnaire to parents.  The fruit for juniors is proving very popular.


World`s biggest coffee morning - fundraising for Macmillan cancer

Thank you to parents/carers who donated cakes and to those who managed to attend. We raised £135 for this wonderful charity. It was lovely to see you all - click here.


Harvest Festival at Tabernacle /Harvest collection    

Reception to Year 6 will visit Tabernacle Church on Thursday 27th October at 10.15am for the Harvest Festival.  Parents/Carers are very welcome to attend and see our children perform.  This year we will be collecting for Matthew's House and the North Gower Food hub. 

Donations need to be in by Monday 24th October. Many thanks.


Christmas Concerts this year... 

N/R - Friday 9th December ( details to be  sent via Seesaw)



Monday 19th December (Afternoon performance - details to be  sent via Seesaw)

Tuesday 20th December ( Early evening performance - details to be  sent via Seesaw)                                                                                                                               

 Halloween disco (R-Y6) Wednesday October 26th (After School)


Friends of Penclawdd (FoP) if you can help with this event, in any way, please get in touch with Mrs Garcia.


Attendance : Nursery - Year 6

If your child is unwell and can't attend school please can you ring/email the school office or use the link on the school website to report non attendance.  Please can parents/carers of Nursery children follow this procedure too.  The link from our school website is here.


IMPORTANT DIARY DATES - Please remember to check out our website calendar for key dates this term...

October 3rd - Black History month

October 10th - World Mental Heath day - see poster

October 13th - Design to Smile Fluoride Coating 

October 14th - Shwmae Day (more info from our Criw to follow via Seesaw)

October 24th/25th - Parents` evening ( more info to follow on seesaw)

October 25th  - Colorfoto school portraits for all children including younger siblings

October 26th -3.10pm-4.10pm OctoberFest Halloween disco

October 27th - Reception - Y6 to visit Tabernacle 10.15am (parents invited)


 Penclawdd Pennies - community bank

Our Penclawdd Pennies bankers are open for business, and savers can invest every Tuesday morning. Many of our savers will be withdrawing their savings for Christmas - details of how to do this will be available soon.


📣Fundraising 📣

Our School Lottery - please support us, if you can. 

We have reached £686.40 of £1,040.00 target


We have now sold 33 tickets of our 50 ticket goal

The next drawer is October 8th. Click here for our lotto details.


Community London Trip

Sadly,as yet, we haven't received much interest in our trip.  We are a bit disappointed as we may have to cancel - if you are interested in joining us, please let us know asap. We will visit London on Saturday 3rd December leaving school at 6am and returning by 10pm. The cost is £29.00 per person.



Colorfoto will visit us on 25th October 2022.  We are inviting parents who have younger children to come into school at 8.50am and have their photo taken with older siblings.  



🗞Community 🗞 


Reduce, reuse , recycle - Our Eco Wombles

Dragon recycling : Recycle unwanted clothes and raise funds for our school!

Dragon Bags is a free fundraising scheme that helps schools across Wales raise funds through textile recycling. Please send in any clean, unwanted clothes in a carrier bag. Thanks to those who have supported us so far,


A message from Penclawdd Rfc... see poster 

Come and be “A Donk”, ambition of millions could now be a reality for you!! Get in contact - see poster for details.  Free hotdogs on Sundays at least, what’s stopping you!!


A message from Penclawdd AFC ... see poster 

Under 9`s players wanted.



Thanks to Hari Bowen`s dad. The N/R garden looks AMAZING!!! Thanks for your time. 


📣INSET days 2022-2023📣


Friday 23rd December 2022

Monday 9th January 2023


Have a great week, 

Mrs R-M x