Information Sheet


 January 2020 

Newsletter 

IMPORTANT DATES FOR YOUR DIARY 

JANUARY 

6th – Staff Training 

7th – Children return to School 

7th – Application for P1 Admissions Opens 

8th – P5 Swimming Lessons Begin 

8th – Kilkeel High School Open evening 

For P6 & P7 Pupils and Parents 6.30 – 9pm 

10th 

17th P5 Mrs McBride & Mrs Ferguson Visit to Kilkeel Library 

24th 

8th 

15th P5 Mr Newell Visit to Kilkeel Library 

22nd 

14th – Computer suite open for On line P1 Applications 1pm – 7pm 

15th – Indoor 5 aside Football Tournament – Kilkeel Leisure Centre 

20th – Flu Nasal Spray 

31ST – P4 Assembly – Afternoon showing for Parents 

31st – Closing date for Admission to P1 Applications 

FEBRUARY 

4th 

11th P3 Miss Knox Visit to Kilkeel Library 

25th 

13th 

20th Ps Mrs Graham Visit to Kilkeel Library 

27th 

13th 

20th P3 Mrs Coffey Visit to Kilkeel Library 

27th 

12th – Parent / Teacher Interviews (afternoon) 

13th – Parent / Teacher Interviews (afternoon) 

14th – Staff Training – No School for Children 

17th 

18th Mid – Term Break 

19th – Return to school 

28th – P6 Assembly – Afternoon showing for Parents 

FLU VACCINATION 

Please note the new date for the Flu Vaccination nasal spray is now planned for 

Monday 20th January. 

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ADMISSION TO PRIMARY SCHOOL SEPTEMBER 2020 

Children born between 2nd July 2015 and 1st July 2016 (inclusive) are due to start school in September 2020! 

Application Opens on 7TH JANUARY

The application can be completed online at www.eani.org.uk. 

The computer suite in school will be open and available 

on TUESDAY 14TH from 1pm – 7pm 

for anyone who needs to use this facility 

to complete their online application for P1 admissions. 

Also the birth certificate should be left into the Office before the 

Closing date – 31st January 2020. 

REMINDERS 

Please remember that school dinners in 

the Canteen are £2.60 per day. 

Could you please send the money in on a Monday for the week ahead in a clearly marked envelope stating which days your child intends to take dinner. 

We would also ask that you would send After School Club money in on a Monday for the week in a separate envelope with the intending days marked clearly. After School Club is £3.00 per day. 

All money to be given to the teacher. 

Thank you for your co-operation. 

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PARENT INTERVIEWS 

A note will be sent home for parent interviews being held on the 12th and 13th February. Please complete a choice of day and return to school as soon as possible. 

All children will finish at 12 noon both days. There will be no school buses available and no packed lunches. School Dinner will still be available. 

CHRISTMAS 2019 

Congratulations to all our KS1 children who took part in ‘The Christmas Nativity’ show. It was an EXCELLENT performance. 

Thank you to the Rev W Bingham for leading our Annual Christmas Service and to Family and Friends who attended. 

A big thank you to all for contributing to our Charities instead of teacher presents; Daniels Rainbow Fund, Hospice and Heartbeat. 

Total amount raised was £392.79!! 

Well done to all who participated in Christmas jumper day! £353.65 was raised for Children’s Cancer fund. Thank you! 

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INTERACTIVE PANELS 

We have now purchased interactive panels for every classroom! This is a fantastic achievement. 

Thank you so much to the PTA for all the fund raising and support. 

A big thank you to local businesses JN Hire and Holly’s Boutique who have supported all our endeavours. 

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Mrs McCabe