Happy Easter!

April 20th, 2014

The staff and governors would like to wish the whole Millbrook learning community a very Happy Easter.

School, breakfast club and Stay & Play reopen on Tuesday 29th April. We look forward to seeing you then.

The pupils, staff and community of Millbrook Primary School are delighted to present their first ever published book. Entitled “We are Writers” the book contains a selection of writing by pupils throughout the school demonstrating that everyone has the ability to be a writer.

The book also contains specially written pieces by our very own published children’s author and year 6 teacher, Mr Paul Manship.

Mrs Watkins, Mrs Hampson, past pupils and community members have also made contributions to the book. Everyone has the ability to write no matter how young or old.

Each book costs £5.99 and is published by Scholastic.

Copies of the book are available to view at The Scholastic Book Fayre which is in school from Monday 31st March until Friday 4th April.

Last orders and payment must be in by Thursday 10th April at the latest.

Don’t miss out on this fantastic opportunity to own this celebration of our children and school community’s ability to write.

On Friday 21st March Millbrook Primary will be supporting the charity Sports Relief. All pupils and staff are able to come to school on Friday dressed in sportswear in return for a voluntary donation for this worthwhile cause. During the day each class will take part in their own specially designed sporting activity.

Thank you in anticipation of your support.

For further information about Sports Relief see www.sportsrelief.com



Silver Birch Class had great fun learning alongside their family members in class today. Pupils and adults learned how to design and create a healthy lunch and then had great fun creating their own healthy meal.

A big thank you to the healthy schools link teacher Lynne Phillips for running the workshop today.

Today’s workshop is one of many school activities that Millbrook Primary School provides for its school community to promote healthy eating and drinking.

A big thank you to all families for giving up your time and taking part – as always we have superb support from The Millbrook Primary School Community.


Thank you to all parents and families for supporting your children this World Book Day. Millbrook Primary swapped its pupils and staff for all sorts of book characters ranging from Harry Potter to Alice in Wonderland. Everyone had great fun celebrating their love of reading.

Everyone was excited to learn about Millbrook Primary’s very own book which will be published soon. Mr Manship and Mrs Lloyd launched the book during today’s World Book Day Assembly.

Copies can be ordered via the school office at a cost of £5.99 per book.

World Book Day 2014

March 1st, 2014

World Book Day is on Thursday March 6th 2014. As part of Millbrook Primary School’s celebration of World Book Day and our love of books and reading, all pupils are encouraged to come to school dressed as their favourite book character and bring their favourite book to school to share with their class.

We are also promoting our pupils as authors and will shortly be launching our very own published book containing samples of pupil writing from across the school and from the local community. We are delighted that Mr Manship, our very own year 6 teacher and published children’s author, has penned some pieces especially for our school. Copies are available to order from the school at £5.99 per book. Copies purchased will earn the school Scholastic book vouchers which will enable us to purchase more books for school. Thank you for your support!

We encourage all pupils, parents, carers, family members, staff, community members to make time to read.


Half Term

February 22nd, 2014

The school team wishes everyone a great half term break. Thank you for your continued support. School reopens on Monday March 3rd 2014.

FAMILY FUN

Why not try the free family fun day on Thursday 27th February at Bettws Day Centre?  (details above)

HOMEWORK:

Children have been set a home work task to produce a leaflet, a piece of research, a poster or picture to do with Fair Trade in preparation for the school’s work on Fair Trade after half term.


Millbrook Primary’s Eisteddfod 2014 was a huge success with Ty Ruby winning the overall Eisteddfod and Thomas Brehony being chaired Bard of the Eisteddfod.

Thomas wins a specially made Eisteddfod trophy and a £10 book token. Llongyfarchiadau Thomas! Congratulations!

We are so proud of the whole school community for display great team spirit, superb effort and for sharing the talent that they have. We are especially grateful to all families for their support with home culture projects – outstanding entries and work!

Projects will continue to be displayed in the school hall after half term for parents and families to view.

Home Culture Projects

February 15th, 2014

We are so impressed with the standard of this year’s home culture projects! Judging is going to be very hard indeed.

We would like to thank all families for their support with this important project. This really does make all the difference to our children’s learning. Diolch yn fawr!

This year’s Eisteddfod is being held on Friday 21st February – all pupils can come to school dressed in national costumes representative of their home culture.

Dates For Your Diary

SPRING TERM:

Monday 3rd March 2014 - Back to school

Thursday 6th March - World Book Day

Friday 21st March - SPORTS RELIEF - wear sporting gear to school.

Friday 28th March - Friends of Millbrook Non-uniform day (in return for donated Easter items)

Week beginning 31st March - PARENT CONSULTATIONS

Thursday 10th April - Break up for Easter holidays.
Friday 11th April - TRAINING DAY - SCHOOL CLOSED TO PUPILS

Monday 14th April- Friday 25th April - Easter holiday

Monday 28th April 2014 - TRAINING DAY - SCHOOL CLOSED TO PUPILS

Tuesday 29th April - Back to School

Monday 5th May - BANK HOLIDAY, School closed

Friday 23rd May - Break up for half term

Monday 2nd June - Back to school

Friday 18th July - Break up for summer holidays

Monday 21st July 2014 - TRAINING DAY (school closed to pupils)

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