Tuesday, 22 April 2014

Sports Relief

The children and staff took part in our Sports Relief Fund Raising events. The Lower Foundation Phase children had great fun in the Zumba sessions. Upper Foundation Phase and Lower Key Stage 2 took part in a circuit of different activities whilst the highlight of the day was the children versus the staff netball and football matches. The staff rose to the challenge and a competitive side was revealed when they beat the children in both of these events! However well done to everyone for their generous contributions, we managed to raise £263.73 and everyone enjoyed a fun packed day.

As you can see from the photos below we all enjoyed keeping fit and raising money for a good cause.

Staffing Arrangements April 2014

Mrs Pocock and Mrs Lang have now returned to school on a part-time basis following the birth of their children. Mrs Sheppeard has also chosen to go part-time.
The staffing arrangements for the summer term 2014 are as follows:-

Mrs Pocock and Mrs Sheppeard will work together teaching Year 1/2

Mrs Lang will cover PPA

Miss Jenkins will continue to work with her present class.

From September 2014, new staffing and organisational arrangements will once again take place.  More information about this will follow as soon as I have received detailed confirmation.

Yours sincerely

Mrs EH Jarrold

Monday, 7 April 2014

We are recycling spectacles

After Easter the Eco Council will be recycling old pairs of spectacles for Vison Aid Overseas.  The collected spectacles will be taken to our nearest collection point which will be Specsavers in Pontypridd.  Vision Aid Overseas provides vital eye care and glasses to people in need overseas.  If you would like to see the work they do please click on the link http://www.visionaidoverseas.org/  All spectacles for recycling can be given to Mrs Davies or put in the recycling bin in the middle block.

Many thanks for your help and support.

Eco Council

Wednesday, 2 April 2014

Primary School Choir of the Year 2014

Maesycoed Choir are through to the FINAL along with 5 other schools.

Come along and support us at Pontypridd High School

Thursday 3rd April 6pm

Admission £3

Proceeds to PONT

Tickets available from school office, Harvest Books and Crafts Pontypridd or reserve by telephone 01443 480830.

Sunday, 30 March 2014

Battery Recycling

We have had a good response to our Battery Collection Box in the middle block hall.  Below are the Competition prizes for the school which collects the most batteries.(average per child)

£250.00 of Amazon vouchers for the school

£150.00 of Amazon vouchers for the school
£100.00 of Amazon vouchers for the school

The prizes are being provided by ERP Recycling and the presentation will be held at the Amgen Cymru Visitor Centre on Thursday the 10th July 2014.

If you have any batteries for recycling (general household, watch, button cell, mobile phone etc) please send them into school in an envelope or bag with your child.

ECO Council

School Council

RCT Environmental Services have asked the School Council if they have any issues with the local area.  The Council are willing to help and would like to ask the local community if there are any environmental issues you would like the School Council to raise on your behalf.  Any concerns can be put in writing and addressed to the School Council and it will be discussed with Environmental Services.

Saturday, 29 March 2014

Junior Road Safety Officers

Oliwia Urbanska and Nia Davies have been elected as our new Junior Road Safety Officers.
They will be responsible for highlighting/raising road safety issues in the school.
The first issue they would like to highlight is the parking on the zig zags outside the school.