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Llanrhidian Primary School

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School Blog Friday 6th November

Here are this week's headlines:-

1. COVID19

The North Gower Partnership are requesting that from Monday all parents, carers and visitors wear masks when entering the school grounds or premises.   This includes when dropping off and collecting pupils.  As the wearing of face masks becomes normalised in society, the Swansea  Education Directorate supports all schools in this matter.  Many thanks for your co-operation as we strive to ensure the health and safety of our whole school community.  Please ensure you pass this message on to any relevant members of your family or network.

2. Harvesting the Earth's Riches Day Monday 9th November

To celebrate harvest this year the children will be participating in a fun day of harvest activities. Some of our activities will be taking place outside so please ensure your child has appropriate clothing and footwear i.e. wellies and warm waterproof jacket. We are supporting Matthew's House with our food bank this year, so we kindly ask that you donate a small tin, packet, or jar of non-perishable food. Please could we have donations by Thursday 12th November.

3. Christmas Raffle

We are now collecting raffle prizes for our traditional Christmas Raffle.  If you know any businesses who would donate a prize, we will tweet a thank you.  Please donate to your class hamper with a small treat (sweets, wine, toiletries Christmas items etc) in the following colours.  Raffle tickets have been sent home today.  Please return with name and contact details in an envelope with the correct money or a cheque made payable to Llanrhidian Primary School.  Thank you for your support. 

Nursery - Green

Reception  - White

Year 1  - Silver

Year 2 - Purple

Year 3 - Purple

Miss Colwill - Red

Mr Dowsett - Gold

All donations will be put into quarantine for 72 hours.  Staff will make up the hampers wearing PPE.   If you would like more tickets please contact the office or visit our Christmas Shopping Channel 

4. Santa's Grotto 

We have made a deal with the real Santa to provide pupils with a personal video from Llanrhidian's Grotto.  For more information visit our Christmas Shopping Channel

5. Christmas Shopping Channel - Pupils will be making and selling goods online this year on our new Shopping Channel!  This is a great place to see what goods we have available - all profits benefit the pupils.  Don't throw out your old soap dispensers! If you wash them and send into school, we will put them into quarantine and then the children will re-use them to create goods which will can be sold on our online shop!! Thank you for your support.  

6. Children in Need Day 13th November

The children may come to school on this day wearing their favourite rainbow colour. We will be collecting donations of £1 for  Children in Need.