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Penclawdd Primary School

Penclawdd Primary School

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Dear Parents and Carers,


Y4/5 and Ready, steady, cook ...they had a great week !! They are busy in training to become the next Junior Master Chefs !!  From Hunter Chicken to carrot cake !! They have been AMAZING and I have been blown away by the dishes they have made ! Please see a small selection below.

We can`t believe there are only 2 weeks left this term! 

As the beautiful weather is set to continue this week, please make sure your child comes to school suitably dressed (sun hats etc) and with sun cream applied (minimum SP50 recommended). Please don`t forget a water bottle (no juice) which can be refilled in school.


📣Weekly headlines📣


Goodbye to Mr. Andrew and Ms. Kirk

At the end of term we will be sadly saying farewell to Mr. Andrew in Y6 and Ms. Kirk  in Y3/4 , who have been with us over the past year.  A big thank you to these fab Newly Qualified Teachers, who have worked hard during a very different year in school due to Covid-19. We wish them both the best of luck in their futures in Education. Keep in touch! 


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


July 11th - Y6 4 day transition to Gowerton

July 12th - R/1 Sharing the learning - 2pm

July 13th - Penclawdd Pennies Award Assembly for pupils

July 14th - Nursery Sharing the Learning (Pirate/Beach party)

July 14th - Y3/4 Sharing the Learning 

July 14th - N-Y6 Reports (link to Y2-Y6 Personalised Assessment data)  to be shared via your child`s Hwb email

July 15th - Year 6 Leavers School event - day/evening

July 18th - Y4/5 pop up shop - 3.10pm KS2 yard

July 18th - Y2 Sharing the Learning - (Ugly Bug Ball/Animation premieres) 

July 19th - R/1 pop up shop - 3.10pm Foundation Phase yard

July 20th - 3.30pm-5.30pm Mrs Thompson`s farewell tea party

July 21st - Y6 Leavers Assembly

July 22nd - Last day of term  



📣Fundraising 📣


Our School Lottery - please support us, if you can. The next drawer is July 16th .

Click here for our lotto details.


Class Enterprise

Our classes are planning pop up shops to raise money for their class gardens .Look out for their posters via SeeSaw.


Y4/5 will be having their pop -up shop Monday July 18th -3.10pm KS2 yard 

R/1 will be having their pop-up shop at 3.10pm on Tuesday July 19th


Staff news - reminder

We will be holding a wonderful farewell party for Mrs Thompson on Wednesday July 20th between 3.30pm-5.30pm and I’m sure many parents and friends would like to pop in and wish her well.  Everyone will be welcome.

We will also be collecting for a special gift , so if you`d like to make a donation, please send the money in to Mrs. Beynon, in the office.

I am sure you will join with me in wishing Mrs. Thompson great happiness for her retirement. We can`t wait to hear all about her campervan adventures! 


Classes for next year:


Penguins -Nursery/Reception : Mrs Davies

Sealions - Year 1/2 : Mrs Rees

Sharks - Year 3/4  : Mr Miller

Polar Bears -Year 4/5 : Mrs Garcia

Starfish - Year 6 : Mrs Percival

PPA - Mrs Williams


🗞Community 🗞 


`Kids eat for £1`


With the cost of living increasing and the summer holidays edging closer, supermarket giant Asda has introduced a new offer to help parents. Over the long holidays children will be able to get a £1 meal in its superstore cafes.

The retailers announced that, in a bid to keep youngsters fed over summer, they will be able to grab a meal at the instore cafes seven days a week  And there's no minimum adult spend required. The Kids Eat for £1 initiative is available all day, every day from July 25 until September 4 in England and Wales, as long as the Café is open. And dependent on the store, a hot meal or cold meal, or both, will be on offer. See image below for details ! 


*Promotion valid for children under 16 years. Each child is entitled to a meal when they spend £1. Maximum of 1 meal from the kids menu per child, per day. Available in England and Wales between 25/07/2022 – 02/09/2022. Available in Scotland & Northern Ireland between 23/06/2022 – 04/09/2022. Subject to availability.


Penclawdd Pennies  - our community bank 

Parents and carers are also welcome to join our bank. There is a £1 membership fee. Payments are accepted every Tuesday you can pay by cash/cheque. You just need to complete an application form and each week send your money in. 

If you would like to join you can download a form from the website or ring Mrs. Beynon so she can get one to you. 


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. Our indoor box is here ( see pic below). Please send in any clean, unwanted clothes in a carrier bag.


📣INSET days 2022-2023📣

Monday 5th September 2022

Tuesday 6th September 2022


Thanks for your ongoing support, 

Mrs R-M x