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  • VALE SPORTS & TIMEBANKING FAYRE THURSDAY 28TH MARCH 2019

    Published on Tuesday 19th March 2019

    This is a FREE event taking place at Thursday 28th March from 4.00pm – 8.00pm at Barry Memorial Hall. All are welcome to attend and drop in.

    The event is being run to promote local sports groups and community organisations for recruiting new players/members and volunteers and introducing young people to the Timebanking scheme.

    To find out more about the event please contact Mark Ellis, Community Investment & Involvement Officer on 07826 020707.

  • The price of school dinners is going up with effect from 1st April 2019

    New menus for the Summer Term will be published once available

  • NURSERY CHILDCARE OFFER FAMILY INFORMATION SERVICE

    Published on Tuesday 19th February 2019

    Childcare Offer - Information for Parents

     

    Parent/Carer Drop-in Session

    We are holding a Parent/Carer Drop-in Session, where you can find out more about the Childcare Offer. No need to book:

    • Tuesday 26 February 4-7pm
    • Barry Library, Kings Square, Barry

    Further Information

    How do I apply for the Childcare Offer?

    Applications open on the 4 March and you will be able to apply online

    To reduce delays please ensure you attach scans/photographs of the following supporting evidence:

    • Child's birth certificate
    • Parent’s Proof of residency (e.g. most recent Council Tax Statement, bank statement, utility bill)
    • If Employed: Parent's last three months wage slips

    If Self-Employed: Self-Assessment Tax Return and unique tax reference (UTR) number (If self-employed for less than 12 months, UTR number and projected earnings for the year)

    To apply for the 12.5 hours Foundation Nursery Phase please contact the School Admissions team on 01446 709844 or alternatively visit here

    When can I apply?

    You are able to access the offer from the term after your child’s 3rd birthday, up until they are offered a full time education place (usually the September after their 4th birthday).

    You will be able to submit your application 8 weeks before the beginning of the term your child becomes eligible for the offer.

    If your child is 3 before the 31 March 2019, you can apply from the 4 March 2019 and the Childcare Offer will start 29 April 2019.

    If your child turns 3 between the 1 April and 31 August 2019, you can apply from the 8 July 2019 and the Offer will be available the 2 September 2019

    Can I choose any childcare provider?

    Yes, as long as they are willing to be part of the offer and they are registered with CIW. You can use up to 2 childcare providers. If you contact us, we can let you know about childcare in your area and those who have signed up to the Offer: 01446 704704 or visit our  website

    Will I have to pay anything?

    The childcare offer funds a maximum of 30 hours of early education and childcare per week. The funding from the government is for the education and care the professionals within the setting provide. It does not include food, transport or off-site activities that incur an extra charge and providers will be able to charge you for these.

    More Information:

    Parent FAQ’s

    How will taking up the Childcare Offer effect my benefits?

    Vale Childcare Offer website

    Childcare Offer Guidance for Local Authorities

    Welsh Government Childcare Offer Implementation

    For all enquiries, please contact the Family Information Service:

    We will be posting regular updates on our Facebook page: @VOGFIS

  • SPECTRUM AUTISM FRIENDLY FESTIVALS 2019

    Published on Wednesday 13th February 2019

    Due to the overwhelming success and feedback from the first ever Spectrum Festival we are back for 2019 with two weekends across June and September.

    All the activities are included in the ticket price. Please see map at bottom of the page for details of activities. We are also looking at adding even more activities.

    We have taken onboard your feedback and there will be improved signage on site and a better area to access food and drinks both hot and cold.

    We need your help!

    Please get in contact if you would like to perform or exhibit at Spectrum 2019. We are also very interested to hear from any businesses that would like to sponsor the event.

    Exhibitors please book stands here!

     

    For those of you who could not attend last year, please take a look at the map at the bottom of the page and also the following links.

    Check out the BBC News report

    Check out the 2018 Spectrum Festival Gallery

    We advise people to buy tickets in advance, due to the overwhelming interest that has been shown for the 2019 Spectrum festival dates.

    See you all soon.

    The Venue - Lea Green Learning and Development Centre Nr Matlock, Derbyshire

     

    https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/spectrum-autism-friendly-festival-2019-tickets-51324647402

  • SAFER INTERNET DAY 5TH FEBRUARY 2019

    Published on Wednesday 30th January 2019

    It is Safer Internet Day on Tuesday 5th February. All classes will be learning about how to keep safe online during the week. Please ask your children what they have learnt. If you’d like to access extra information you can visit this site:  https://www.internetmatters.org/schools-esafety/parent-online-support-pack-teachers/

  • PTA VALENTINES DISCO

    Published on Wednesday 30th January 2019

    Tickets to be bought via the PTA Website not at the school office.

    Click on the following link https://www.pta-events.co.uk/romilly/index.cfm?event=event&eventId=14584

     

  • VALE FOOD BANK CHRISTMAS DONATIONS

    Published on Friday 21st December 2018

    278KG of food was donated from the parents & children of Romilly Primary School during December 2018.

    John Hartland of the foodbank says by his caluculations this equates to around 800 meals.

    Both the foodbank and the school are very grateful for your continued generousity and support, and hopefull this will continue during 2019.

    Should you wish to find out more about the foodbank please click on the folllowing link.

    https://vale.foodbank.org.uk/

  • THE GIRL WITH THE CURLY HAIR - ASPERGER'S SYNDROME

    Published on Wednesday 12th December 2018

    Easy, accessible reads about Asperger’s Syndrome and ASD

    Key features of The Girl With The Curly Hair books include:

    • the presentation of a difficult and complicated subject in an easy to read, engaging comic style format
    • they are visual books, which can be “left lying around”
    • they describe normal, everyday situations which everyone can relate to
    • they are good starting points for discussions about why people with Asperger’s Syndrome may behave the way they do
    • a must read for people on the autistic spectrum and the people around them

     

    For more information and upcoming meetings in our area please click on the following link.

    https://thegirlwiththecurlyhair.co.uk/books/

  • Hello,

    I am writing on behalf of Hockey Wales, letting you know about our launch of Flyerz Hockey, an inclusive hockey pathway for individuals with a learning disability.

    We believe that Hockey is for all, and we want everyone to have the opportunity to have a quality experience of Hockey.

    We are launching Flyerz Hockey with Penarth Ladies Hockey Club, who are welcoming both males and females, who would like to give Hockey a go.

    Please also read more details here: http://www.hockeywales.org.uk/penarth-hockey-club-launch-first-flyerz-section/

    If you have any further questions, please do not hesitate to get in touch.

    Kind regards      

    Hannah Bevan

    Club Development Officer

    Hockey Wales

    02920 334991 or 07495623180

     

  • MAD SCIENCE AFTERSCHOOL CLUB JANUARY to MARCH 2019

    Published on Wednesday 28th November 2018

    Mad Science Afterschool Club is starting on 23rd January 2019 for 8 weeks at 1 hour per week at a price of £62.

    This is run by Mad Science a Community Interest Company who will be coming into the school on a Wednesday to run their after school Mad Science club, and is available for children from Year 1 to Year 6.

    To book your childs place you'll need to book online with them http://goo.gl/wuXtjz by the 30th November 2018.

    Space will be limited and registartion accepted on a first come first served basis.

    For further information contact Mad Science on 01792 348205, or at info@madsciencesouthwales.co.uk

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

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