Newsletter 7.1.21

Happy New Year to everyone in our school community from all at St. Gabriel’s.

Dates to be aware of: (New dates in bold)

4.2.22 School closed to pupils for staff training (this is the day rearranged from the 4.1.22)

28.3.22 School closed to pupils for staff training

IMPORTANT COVID Information Update

Firstly, I would like to once again thank all in our school community for the support and understanding that has continually been shown in what continues to be unprecedented and challenging times with frequently changing guidelines and advice for us to follow in our school setting – we really do appreciate it.

Under the latest guidance, Test, Trace, Protect (TTP) have provided us with letters we are to issue to parents / carers should there be a confirmed positive case in a class. An information letter will be sent if there is a confirmed case asking you to be vigilant for symptoms. A second letter will be sent if there is a second confirmed case in the same class with 7 days of the first. This letter will advise that your child does a lateral flow test every day for 7 days.

Friends of St. Gabriel’s

Our thanks go to the ‘Friends’ for the beautiful tree decorations for each child. It was a lovely way to bring home and school together this Christmas.

An ongoing way to support the Friends of St Gabriel’s, who provide such valuable resources for our pupils across the year, is to sign up to the school lottery – £1 will buy you a ticket. There is a dedicated lottery for those that support St. Gabriel’s. We currently have approximately 30 people supporting out school – the more people that participate, the larger the prize becomes. Please think about whether this is something you could join and consider if any wider family or friends would also be interested.

https://www.yourschoollottery.co.uk/lottery/school/st-gabriels-r-c-primary-school

Reminders and Information from Previous Newsletters:

Planned Training Days

SCHOOL IS CLOSED TO THE PUPILS ON THE FOLLOWING DAYS TO ALLOW STAFF TRAINING TO TAKE PLACE:

Friday 4th February

Monday 28th March

TIMINGS REMINDER:

Thank you for supporting us as we returned to normal school start and end of day procedures as directed by the Welsh Government.

Breakfast club (for those who have places) arrival begins at 8:15. Last entry at 8:35 am.

Gates open for school day between 8:45 and 8:55am. Your child should be through the gate by 8:55am.

Reception, Year 1 and Year 2 end the school day at 3:05 pm

Year 3 end the school day at 3:10pm. Pick up on the yard.

Year 4 end the school day at 3:15pm. Pick up on the yard.

Year 5 and Year 6 end the school day at 3:15pm and exit through the hall doors.

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