Fortnightly Newsletter


Fortnightly Newsletter Friday 1st December 2017

Newyddion Licswm News

                Friday 1st December 2017/Dydd Gwener 1af Rhagfyr 2017

                   Give the best, expect the best. Rhoi’r gorau, disgwyl y gorau

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After School Clubs

week commencing 4th Dec

Monday – Knitting with Mrs Davies for years 2 to 6

Tuesday – Shepherds, Mary and Joseph please

Week commencing 11th Dec

Monday – Knitting with Mrs Davies for years 2 to 6


Winter Clothing

Please remember to label your child’s hat, scarf and gloves.


Early Entitlement Nursery January 2018 start and Easter 2018

If you have our know of any children who are 3 years old between 1st September and 8th January they are entitled to join our Early Entitlement Nursery from Monday 8th January.  Any children whose birthday falls between 9th January and 9th April can join from 9th April.  This runs Monday to Thursday from 8.55am to 11.25am and is FREE of charge.  Please contact school for further details.


Christmas Play – ‘Superstar’

All families have had tickets for the Christmas Plays.  Any remaining tickets are available on School Gateway.  The Concerts will start at 10.00am on Wednesday morning, 13th December and at 6.00pm on both evening performances.  Children need to be in school by 5.30pm.  For children who are in the After School Club and not going home, Heather, the Cook, is able to provide a packed lunch for tea for them to have before the Concerts. Please let us know by completing the reply slip below and, in this instance, send in payment of £2.15 in a clearly marked envelope.  As we go to print this morning, we have 62 tickets left for Wednesday at 10.00am, 11 tickets for 6.30pm performance and 10 tickets for Thursday performance.  We will be selling raffle tickets for the Christmas Hamper Raffle so please bring some change!  Thank you.

Can all children please have their costumes in school no later than 6th December.


Christmas Fair

The Christmas Fair will take place after school on TUESDAY 19TH DECEMBER. 

The children are busy making lovely Christmas craft items that you will be able to purchase at the Fair.  We will be selling the 170 years of Lixwm School Celebration Booklet of photographs over the years for £5.00.


Christmas Hamper Raffle

The luxury Christmas Hamper is available for you to see in the school foyer.  Please can we ask that you sell as many tickets as possible for a £1.00 a number and return these to us no later than the 11th December.  Remember for every 10 tickets sold your child’s name will be out into a separate raffle specifically for children.  Further tickets are available from the school office and we will be selling them on the entrance to the Christmas Concerts.   The raffle will take place on the 14th December.


Christmas Dinner – Tuesday 19th December

Please log on to School Gateway if your child would like to have Christmas Dinner.  Heather, the cook needs to know for catering numbers.


Party Day & Pantomime Visit – Nursery to Year 6 Wednesday 20th December

We have booked to take all children, including Nursery, to see Sleeping Beauty at Rhyl Pavilion on

Wednesday 20th December.  We will be having party food, provided by Heather (£2.15 each) and then leaving at 12.15pm to arrive at Rhyl for a 1.15pm start.  Nursery children will therefore need to come in later at 11.30am, join in with the party and accompany us to the Theatre.  We should return by approximately 4.30pm.  If you have not already done so, please log in to School Gateway and provide parental consent, pay £4.00 for the Panto and transport, let us know your child’s choice of sandwich filling (ham, egg, cheese, tuna).  This visit is highly subsidised by school fund raising.


Admission to Nursery Class September 2018

The online Nursery class form for September 2018 is available from 2nd October on  The closing date for this is the 23rd February 2018.


Breakfast Club

The charge for a full week is £5 or £1 per day if you wish to arrive between 8.00am and 8.15am. The charge for the term Monday 6th November to Friday 22nd December is £35.00 for the half term.  Please pay online via School Gateway stating the days clearly that the payment is for or you may, for Breakfast Club only, send the money in an envelope, clearly labelled with child’s name and days you wish to use the club and hand this to Mrs Lewis/Mrs Bellis on first entry. Please pay on a Monday for the coming week.   Please make sure you arrive before 8.30an in order to eat breakfast.


Foundation Phase Snack – Nursery to Year 2

If you have not already done so, please log in to School Comms and pay snack for this half term as soon as possible. We do ask that snack money is paid at the beginning of the term as it makes it difficult to provide a healthy snack for the children if payment is not made promptly. 

This will be £7.00 (Nursery, Reception, Year 1 & 2) for the term – Monday 6th November to Friday 22nd December.   Please note that this includes Year 2.