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  • Class Attendance Week Ending 12th Jan 2018 19th January 2018
  • Anti-bullying Competition- please see news article for details 16th January 2018
  • Criw Cymraeg Competition 11th January 2018
    The challenge for this fortnight is to create a bookmark to encourage children to read Welsh books. These could be Welsh folk tales or stories through the language of Welsh.  The winning bookmark will then be copied and given out to each pupil. Please ensure you include your child's name and year group on the […]
  • Musical Junk 11th January 2018
    Our topic this half term is 'Orchestra'. We are looking for plastic sweet tubs or tins, pringle tubes, yogurt pots, ribbons or anything you may have, that we could turn into percussion instruments for our outside area. Additional any old pots or pans would be useful for our mud kitchens. Thank you in advance The […]
  • Newsletter Spring term Issue 1 10th January 2018
    Welcome to our first newsletter of 2018 and may I take this opportunity to wish you all a very happy new year!   Estyn Inspection Just to remind you that we are due our Estyn Inspection from Monday 22nd January – Thursday 25th January. The parental questionnaire will close on Thursday 11th January and there […]
  • Class Attendance Week Ending 08-12-17 20th December 2017
  • Estyn Inspection 19th December 2017
      Understanding inspections in schools: A guide for parents and carers Estyn is responsible for inspecting a wide range of education and training provision in Wales, and will soon be inspecting your child’s school. How do inspectors take account of my views of the school? Estyn wants to know your views on the school. You […]
  • ESTYN INSPECTION - parent questionnaire link 19th December 2017
    Estyn are inspecting us on Monday 22nd January and they want parents' and carers' views. Please share your in confidence at https://vir.estyn.gov.uk/questionnaires/pages/ParentLogin.aspx?lang=en-GB&id=09641   by 11th January 2018. You are also invited to meet the inspectors at the school at 3.45pm on Monday 22nd January 2018 to give your views.   Further information can be found […]
  • Class Attendance Results for week ending 1st December 8th December 2017
  • Newsletter Autumn Term Issue 3 1st December 2017
    The end of term is approaching quickly with only three weeks left to go!   Summary of Christmas Events Wednesday 6th December    Christmas Dinner             lunchtime               Friday 8th December             PSA Christmas Fayre      2.15pm Wednesday 13th December  Key Stage 2 Concert (Y3, 4, 5 & 6)   1.45pm Thursday 14th December      Key Stage 2 Concert (Y3, 4, 5 & 6)   1.45pm Friday 15th […]
  • Class Attendance Results Week Ending 24th Nov 1st December 2017
  • Christmas Parties 30th November 2017
    Thursday 30th November 2017  Dear Parents/ Annwyl Rhieni, Christmas Parties   This year our Christmas Parties are being held on the following dates:   Monday 18th December Our Year 3 and 4 party will be held on the afternoon of this date. Pupils can wear their party clothes to school on that day. School will […]
  • Class Attendance week ending 17th Nov 28th November 2017
  • iMPORTANT DATES 27th November 2017
    Nursery Important dates to remember Friday 1st December 2017 Non-school uniform, bring in food item for Tombola stall for Christmas Fayre. Friday 8th December 2017 Non school uniform, bring in homemade cracker filled with wrapped sweets for the Fayre. Christmas Fayre at 2.15pm. Tuesday 12th December 2017 Children need to wear their costumes to school […]
  • Criw Cymraeg Challenge 24th November 2017
    Our challenge for this week is: "Name 3 attractions in Cardiff." Answers to be written down, with your full name and put in the Criw Cymraeg Challenge box please. Closing date is Wednesday 29th November. Diolch yn fawr.  
  • Healthy Lunchboxes 22nd November 2017
    Wow! What an amazing start we have had to our Healthy Lunchbox initiative. It is lovely to see items such as fruit and veg, plain popcorn, sugar-free jelly, wholemeal bread, wraps and pasta salads being eaten. But obviously, this would not be possible without your support and encouragement, so we thank you, especially when extra visits […]
  • Nursery Christmas play 22nd November 2017
    Nursery and Reception Christmas Concert This year Nursery and Reception Class will be performing ‘Sammy the Snowman’ on 15th December 2017 at 9.30am.   Please dress Nursery girls as snowflakes and Nursery boys as elves. They need to wear their costumes to school on 12th December 2017 for the dress rehearsal. Please send in a […]
  • Winter Menu 2017-18 20th November 2017
    Dinner Menu Week 1: Commencing 6th November � 27th November � 18th December  � 22nd January � 12th February � 12th March Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Cheese & Leek Pasta Bake Tomato & Basil Pasta (v)   ************** Jacket Potato with various fillings Chicken Fajitas       OR Fish Pie Cheese & Potato Pie with Baked Beans (v)     ********** Jacket Potato with various fillings   Roast Beef orHomemade […]
  • CHILDREN IN NEED 2017 17th November 2017
    We have just featured on Children in Need 2017!  
  • Healthy Schools - Healthy Lunchboxes 17th November 2017
    Healthy Schools - Healthy Lunchboxes Here at Durand Primary School we value a healthy lifestyle. We have recently achieved the National Quality Award for Healthy Schools and we wish to continue developing this ethos in the future. We have a group of Year 6 pupils, our Health Committee, who from next week will be awarding […]