Below is a round-up of all of our calendar events and latest news, including SAMS News, Latest News, PTA Announcements and the Governors' Gazette.
This term's Curriculum News and information and homework from class teachers can all be viewed online.
Message for Parents - Friday 21st November
Dear parents, I am writing in relation to the incident this morning outside the school. It has come to my attention that parents are discussing this via social media and some are discussing blame. Although there was a car in the lay by and this caused a build up of traffic we cannot state that this was the only factor leading to the incident. Another driver was involved, the weather was awful and indeed the injured child was not using the school's crossing. It is certainly not the only incident of inconsiderate parking that we experience at the school. In fact, there were further infringments after school today including parking around the car park gates near the crossing. My ...
Posted 21 Nov 2014 12:51 by J Green
PDG Funding 2014 - 2015
"The Pupil Deprivation Grant (PDG) is extra funding from the Welsh Government to overcome additional barriers poorer pupils face that prevent them from reaching their potential. This may include exceptionally able pupils who, because of their family background are not achieving their full potential, even though they appear to be holding their own in comparison with their peers."Taken from "Guidance for Using the Pupil Deptivation Grant, Welsh Government, 2013.The allocation for the financial year 2014 -15 for St Andrews Major C/W Primary School based on the percentage of free school meals is £4,590.We are using this money to:Fund small group or individual support for pupils to develop their numeracy and literacy skillsProvide specialist ...
Posted 21 Oct 2014 05:18 by J Green
The NATO summit is being held in South Wales during the first week of the Autumn Term and it has been recommended that the school operates restricted hours during this time to alleviate traffic congestion. It has therefore been decided that Nursery will now start on Monday 8th September. Reception children who were due to start on Thursday 4th September will now start on Tuesday 2nd September. Letters have been sent to those affected by these changes. Please note that the first week of term opening hours will be as follows:
Monday 1st September – INSET Day
Tuesday 2nd September – Open as normal
Wednesday 3rd September – Open between 8.50am and
Thursday 4th September – Open ...
Posted 3 Aug 2014 10:13 by J Green
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St. Andrews Gallery
Manor Adventure 2014
Posted 28 Apr 2014 05:53 by A James
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Manor Adventure 2013
Year 6 pupils have a week of fun and adventure at the Manor Adventure outdoor centre....Please note the Slideshow requires Flash Player and so won't work on an ...
Posted 1 May 2013 02:08 by A James
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A morning in the life of Adrian Vole, aged 6¾ A child's perspective of life from the back seat of mum's 4x4 I eventually get out ...
Posted 13 Feb 2012 06:02 by A James
New head teacher appointed The governing body is pleased to announce that it has successfully appointed a new head teacher for St. Andrews, Mrs. Susan Jordan. Following a ...
Posted 13 Feb 2012 05:56 by A James
Mrs. Webb's Early Retirement It is with great sadness that I must report that Mrs. Webb has submitted her request to stand down as head teacher of ...
Posted 13 Feb 2012 04:58 by A James
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