On Friday, 1st March 2013 we held our annual St. David’s Day celebrations with an eisteddfod which was a celebration of song, poetry and dance. The children were delighted to see their home culture work on display in the hall. We are very grateful to all families for their hard work and support.

Every class performed an item in front of the school which included Welsh recitation, Welsh drama and readings, Welsh songs and Welsh dance. Children wore their national costumes – it was lovely to see Muslim, Romanian and Polish outfits represented besides traditional Welsh dress.

Eisteddfod entries included: art, handwriting, recitation, home culture projects, music and creative writing. The Millbrook Team were very impressed – we certainly have a lot of talent at Millbrook.

Entries were judged and the first, second and third prize winners for each category was announced. The final item to be announced was the winner of the year 6 poetry competition. With the pseudonym Minnie Mouse, Chloe Price was announced the winner and chaired bard of the Eisteddfod 2013

Chloe’s winning poem was entitled “The Boar”

Llongyfarchiadau Chloe! Congratulations Chloe!

Points for winning entries were added to house totals. At the end of the eisteddfod. Ty Ruby were awarded the Millbrook Eisteddfod Trophy.

Llongyfarchiadau Ty Ruby! Congratulations Ruby House!

Pawb diwrnod hapus Dewi Sant! Happy St David’s Day everyone!

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SPRING TERM 2019

Monday 7th January – School closed Training Day

Tuesday 8th January – Back to school

Monday 4th February – Vision & growth checks for reception

Monday 4th February – meeting for parents of children going to Gilwern

Tuesday 5th February – Safer Internet Day

Wednesday 6th February – 2:45pm Foundation Phase Maths family learning session

Wednesday 13th February – Y6 attending the cluster Inspire Conference at The Celtic Manor

Thursday 14th February – oak and Beech class visit to Cardiff Castle

Monday 18th February – 2:30pm KS2 Maths open session for parents

Tuesday 19th February – 9am ACE training for parents – please contact the office to book on.

Wednesday 20th February-Friday 22nd February – Y6 Gilwern trip

Thursday 21st February – Palm Class visit to Cardiff museum

Friday 22nd February – ESTYN visit to look at the school’s work on ACEs

 

Half term is Monday 25th February until Friday March 1st.

 

Monday March 4th – School Eisteddfod – children can wear national costume to school; please bring in home culture work in today.

Monday 11th and Tuesday 12th March – FP parent consultations

Monday 18thΒ  and Tuesday 19th march – KS2 parent consultations

Friday 29th March – Friends of Millbrook non-uniform day in return for Easter raffle donations

Wednesday 10thΒ  AprilΒ  – Friends of Millbrook Easter disco

Thursday 11th April – Parent Voice Matters Group 9am

Friday 12th April – break up for Easter

 

Easter holidays is Monday 15th April to Friday 26th April 2019

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Monday 29th April – back to school

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Tuesday 7th May – Tuesday 14th may – National test window – no absence authorised during this period.

Thursday 23rd May – Sports day am Juniors; pm Infants

Friday 24th May – break up for half term

Half Term is Monday 27th may to Friday 31st May 2019

 

Monday 3rd June – back to school

Monday 24th June – My Money week

Friday 28th June – FOM non-uniform day in return for summer raffle donations

Friday 28th June – pm Summer fete

Wednesday 3rd July – open afternoon

Thursday 4th July – transition afternoon; transition evening at Newport High for pupils going to Newport High in September

Friday 5th July – Y5 and Y6 transition day at Newport high school

Monday 8th July – reception award assembly

Tuesday 9th July – Y1/2 award assembly

Wednesday 10th July – Year 3, 4 and 5 award assembly

Thursday 11th July – nursery concerts

Friday 12th July – Whole school musical extravaganza; nursery pupils’ last day of term

Wednesday 17th July – am Y6 Leavers’ Assembly

Wednesday 17th July – Friends of Millbrook summer disco

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