Cases of measles are being reported in the region and we want to support public health colleagues by sharing information as widely as possible about the symptoms/what to do. You can view/download the following two letters.
Dates All Week – WALK TO SCHOOL WEEK! Monday 21st May – Miss Kenvyn’s Reception Class visit to ST Fagans. Tuesday 22nd May – Torfaen Dance Festival (See details below) Wednesday 23rd May – Team Photographs Thursday 24th May – Football Tournament 9:45am Friday 25th May – FACE Event Y1 and 2 Making Bee Houses 2pm Friday 25th May – School to close at normal time 3:15pm for Half Term Monday 4th June- Return to school.
Walk to School Week Eco club have asked that we participate in Walk to School Week! It will begin on Monday. They have asked that if you live within walking distance of school, and are able to walk, that you attempt to walk to school for the week! Good Luck!
Torfaen Dance Festival All children who are participating in the Torfaen Dance Festival will need to be dropped off to the Congress Theatre at 6:30pm (6:45 at the latest). Anyone who has a ticket and wishes to watch will need to arrive in time for a 7:15pm start.
We would like to say a big ‘Thank You!’ to Northville Community for raising £300 for the school at their recent fundraising disco.
Welsh Phrase of the Fortnight
We continue to encourage everyone to use Welsh throughout the week. We are trying to use simple familiar phrases to
Mae’n amser tacluswch – It is tidy up time
Maendy is a ‘Rights Respecting School’. The United Nation Article 28 states ‘every child has the right to have a primary education’. We are linking our attendance performance to this article.
Our school target is 95.5%. The school’s current attendance record is 95.2%. Below is the weekly attendance for all year groups:
Nursery 87% Reception 93.4% Year 1 94.7% Year 2 97.1% Rising 3’s 89.6%
Year 3 95.8% Year 4 94% Year 5 95.7% Year 6 95% SNRB 90.5%