St Bernadette's

June 2015


St. Bernadette’s Primary School

June 2015



Dear Parents/Guardians,

We are almost at the end of another very busy and successful school year.  I would like to thank you all for your continued support throughout the year and take this opportunity to wish you all a very good Summer Holiday break.  Please take note of the following information.

Parent Council Meetings – The final meeting of the Parent Council for this school year will take place tomorrow evening at 6pm in school.  All are welcome.  Thank you to all the Parent Council members and those in the Fundraising Committee for all their hard work over the year and to all those who supported these events.

Assemblies –Primary 1/2 Assembly is on Friday 12th June at 1.00pm  – all parents and friends are welcome to come along and support the children.

Transition to Our Lady’s High School for the P7 pupils who will transfer in August. 

Monday 8th June Mass and workshops – 7pm.

Tues 9th & Wed 10th June Two day visit for pupils     9am-3pm

Triathlon – Rooms 7 & 8 will take part in a Triathlon at Wishaw Sports Centre on tomorrow, Tuesday 9th June – we hope they enjoy this event.

Junior Road Safety Awards – our Junior Road Safety Committee have been successful again this year.  Two pupils will attend the awards on Wednesday 10th June where they will find out which award they have won.

Primary 1 – 4 Fluoride Varnish – the dental health team will be in school for this.

Primary Games – Primary 4 and 5 will take part in the Primary Games at Ravenscraig Sports Complex.  The children will take part in a variety of events and we hope they have a great time.

Retiral – The Retiral Mass for Mrs. Taylor will take place in St. Bernadette’s Church on Monday 15th June at 1.30pm – all parents and friends welcome.

School Sports Day – Our sports day will be held on Thursday 18th June.  We are hoping for the same good weather we enjoyed last year.  We would be very grateful for any Parent Helpers for the event – please contact the school if you are able to help.  The event will start at 11am and finish at 12.15pm.  Medals will be presented later on in the day when scores have been added up.

The lunch will be burger and chips only – £1.85 per pupil for those children who pay.

Skillforce Group Camp – the children who were part of the Skillforce Group will have an overnight camp from Thursday 18th – 19th June.

Leavers’ Mass and Awards – This will take place in school on Monday 22nd June at 1pm.  We will have Mass followed by an awards ceremony and a final farewell P7 Assembly.  Tea and coffee will be served at the end of the day.  This will be a very special occasion for the school and we look forward to welcoming the Parents and Families of the P7 leavers.

Monday 22nd June is the date of the end of year Fundraising Committee Disco.  We hope to have a big turnout for a fun night.

Summer Outings –  Primary 4 – 7 will visit Our Dynamic Earth in Edinburgh on Tuesday 16th June at a cost of £6.50 per pupil.  Primary 1 – 3 will have their outing to Almond Valley on Wednesday 17th June at a cost of £6.50 per pupil.

Holidays – The school will close on Thursday 25th June at 1pm for the Summer break.  The school re-opens on Tuesday 18th August 9am P2-P7 and 10.00am for P1.  Primary 1 pupils should come into the hall on the first day only.

Website – Our School Website has lots of information about the school and your child’s learning for this year.  I have also been writing a regular blog giving up to date information on what is happening in the school.  The website can be viewed at – (the whole address needs to be typed into the URL bar rather than through a Google search.)  We also have a Twitter Account for instant updates @BernadettesPS.

Kind regards,

Mrs Boyle




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