Bringing Kindness To Classrooms
The Kindness Book has arrived in school. It invites children to recall small acts of kindness with each other and document them through drawing and writing.
We hope that through the process of recalling these moments, children will come to learn how kindness is an important aspect of society and carried through a community by its members.
How It Works
The Kindness Book is a way to show how small acts of kindness are carried through our communities by creating a chain of interlinked stories. It's really simple:
1. The first student thinks about a moment of kindness with a friend in class, documents this moment through drawing and writing, and passes the book onto the friend that was mentioned in the story.
2. This friend then writes about another moment of kindness and passes the book onto a third student..
3. The Kindness Book is passed from student to student until the book is full.
You will know if your child is playing in the Liam Simpson football festival tomorrow.
Owing to the grass pitch at Holywell Town FC being waterlogged, the festival venue is now the 3G pitch at Holywell High School. The timing of the festival is now 1:00pm – 2:45pm
Sorry for any inconvenience that this late change may cause.
Please find a link to the 'Healthy Lunchbox' at https://beta.gov.wales/healthy-lunchboxes-leaflet
The new leaflet is based on the Eat Well Guide and is largely aligned to The Healthy Eating in Schools (Nutritional Standards and Requirements) (Wales) Regulations 2013, going further in terms of suggesting maximum portion sizes for fruit juices (150ml).
This is part of our whole school approach to health and wellbeing.
Sorry for the short notice but we can confirm that the Pentre trip is on.
We have 17 confirmed. The lower number caused a few issues but it is all sorted.
The final cost is £132 due by the 5th April.
Thanks for your understanding and once again I apologies for the short notice.
You might have heard that our school curriculum is changing in Wales. Please follow the link for more information:-
We will be offering information sessions throughout the build up to 2022.
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We will be supporting Red Nose Day on Friday 15th March.
Children can come to school dressed in own clothes, anything red or disney theme. We hope the 3 options will mean everyone can participate.
We ask for a £1 suggested donation.
Sainsburys will be taking our donations again.
Thursday 14th March
School Nurse visit Reception
Tag Rugby Competition
Friday 15th March
Red Nose Day
Liam Simpson Shield
Year 4 Class Assembly 2pm
Thursday 21st March
Friday 22nd March
Yr 4 Brightsparks day
Monday 25th March
Thursday 28th March
Wednesday 3rd April
Thursday 4th April
PC Barker in Yr 2, 4 and 6
friends of Maesglas Easter Bingo
Monday 8th April
Tuesday 9th April
Thursday 11th April
Friends of Maesglas Disco
Friday 12th April
School Close for Easter Holidays
Flintshire Inclusion Service have asked us to share the following:-
The Welsh Government is introducing a new, simpler and more responsive system of meeting the needs of children with special educational needs or disabilities. These changes will happen gradually over the next few years:
The Additional Learning Needs and Education Tribunal (Wales) Act (ALNET) has been passed and will be supported by a new code. This sets out how the ideas from the act will work in practice. The draft code was published in December 2018 and a consultation to gather the thoughts and feelings of professionals, parents, carers, children and young people will last until the 22nd of March 2019. Therefore we would like to raise awareness of the key messages surrounding these changes which are outlined below:
If you wish to read the draft code there is both a full version and an easy read version available by following this link: https://beta.gov.wales/draft-additional-learning-needs-code
If you would like to respond to the consultation about the new draft code you do not need to respond to all the questions, only those you feel are of interest or relevant to you. This is also available by following the link above.
If you would like any additional information or advice please contact your school ALNCo or you can contact SNAP Cymru who offer free, independent advice and support to parents by visiting: www.snapcymru.org or calling their helpline on: 0808 801 0608
If you live in Flintshire you can contact Parent Partnership Service, Citizens Advice Flintshire who offer free, independent advice and support to parents by visiting: http://flintshirecab.org.uk or calling: 01352 706840
Mr Cass, Headteacher