Monthly Archives: June 2017

“SuperStars & Sammy the Stars are coming back to the school over the Summer Holidays to run their exciting Multi-Sports Holiday course.

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The course is suitable for all children aged 4-11 and runs from 8:45 – 15:30 Daily (Mini stars – 4 year olds finish at 13:00, SuperStars – aged 5+ finish at 15:30).

To check dates and availability please get in touch with SuperStars directly via their website https://bookings.super-stars.org.uk/ or call Hannah on 0845 2413 682

Success for the Athletics Team!

Well done to all the pupils who represented Sketty Primary at the Area Sports Athletics event, on Wednesday 14th June. The team competed against other schools in Swansea and achieved 1st place overall. Many of our athletes will now go on to compete in the final on Monday 3rd July. We are very proud of the team. Great effort!

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Headteacher Weekly News 16.06.17

Children nominated for ‘Good Work’ merit this week were:- Reuben El-Hoss, Inez Lewis, Matthew Jones, Zahra Haider, Ellen Morgan, Evie Simpson, Oliver Huggleston, Izzy Proctor Evans, Tristan Xuan, Tommy Earls, Jessica Bevan and Charlie Davies.

Children receiving merits for demonstrating positive values were: Evan Lewis, Mehdi Hathaf, Seren Gammon, Thomas Morgan, Isla Taylor, Caio Bassett, Isabella Johns, Halina Thomas, David Hood, Zoe Wood, Thea Wilkinson and Jack Shaddick.  Well done everybody – great effort!

Years 1 & 2 Sports were held on Tuesday afternoon.  The weather was kind and the large crowd in attendance enjoyed the event very much.  All the boys and girls participated wholeheartedly and gave of their best, whilst having lots of fun also.  Thank you for supporting the children on the day and a big thank you to all the staff for ensuring the event ran smoothly.

Our school football, rugby and netball teams tool part in the Greg Rees Memorial event at Tre Uchaf School, Loughor yesterday.  The festival was arranged to celebrate the life of Mr Rees and the event certainly did that.  Lots of boys and girls got the chance to play  numerous fixtures against youngsters from other schools.  All participants displayed the true spirit of sport – trying hard, playing as a team and demonstrating respect for the opposition.  It was a day where the result truly did not matter.

Our school Athletics team achieved great success in the local round of the Athletics Championship on Wednesday.  The large team all produced excellent individual performances, which resulted in the school being placed first overall.  Many of the children will now go onto the next round, covering West Glamorgan.  Many congratulations to the team on their success.

Year 5 visited Port Eynon for the third time today as part of their work on the John Muir Environmental Science award.  The children are improving their environmental awareness greatly, whilst at the same time enjoying the great outdoors.  Their fourth and final day is a week today.

The Week Ahead

We are holding meetings after school on Tuesday and Thursday for next academic year’s Nursery intake.  We look forward to welcoming the new members to our school community.

Reception classes are visiting Caswell Bay on Wednesday and Year 3 are going to Port Eynon.  Let’s hope the weather is good.

We are holding a Music Concert on Thursday evening in the school hall, 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.  Our children will be performing pieces on a range of musical instruments.  In addition, our children will performing the  High Street Musical routine that they recently performed at the Primary Partners’ concert and Dr Bruce Perkins’ Jazz Band will also be performing.  It promises to be a fantastic evening and we look forward to seeing you there.

Headteacher Weekly News – 09.06.17

Children nominated for ‘Good Work’ merit this week were: Ethan Drobac, Annalisa Van Loon, Freya Gammon, Harry Jones, Amelia Davies, Megan Shoemark, Abigail Haines, Jasmin Hillman, Aimee Jones, Evie Cole, Sonny Collins, Evie Slocombe, Bowyn Hill and Elly Traylor Holland.

Children nominated for demonstrating positive values were: Felix Andrews, Luc Johnson, Kieran Webborn, Savannah Farrell, Rocco Winchester, Zac Isherwood, Abigail Smith, Matthew McKevitt, Dylan Lewis, Sarah Lomax, Josh Reynolds, Ivor Lewis, Freya Mackinnon and James Harris.

The Primary Partners’ Concert was held in the Grand Theatre last night.  It was a great evening of entertainment, with six schools performing.  Our children performed items from ‘High School Musical’ .  Their singing and dancing was, quite simply, outstanding.   We all  felt very proud.  My sincere thanks to  Mrs. Cook, Miss Lewis and Mrs. Stockton for giving so much of their own  time to prepare the children for their performance.  My thanks also to parents for helping supply costumes and supporting on the night.

Sponsorship money has been collected from the Ultra Run held before half term.  The event raised a whopping £1300.  This money will be used to invest in P.E., playtime and playground equipment.  Thank you so much for your support.  It is always greatly appreciated, but especially in a time of reducing central budgets and increasing financial pressures.

The Week Ahead

Year 1 & 2 Sports are being held on the school field next Tuesday afternoon, starting at 1.15 p.m.  Let’s hope the weather improves.

The school will be taking part in the Greg Rees Memorial Tournament at Tre Uchaf School, Lougher on Thursday.  Our rugby, netball and football teams will be playing fun, non competitive fixtures against a number of other schools in memory of Mr Rees, who sadly died recently.  Mr Rees was an avid sportsman and coach of junior sports and we are very pleased to be participating in this event.

Have a nice weekend.