More News and Diary Dates

Diary Dates/Forthcoming Events

Wednesday, 06.12.2017 Immunisation Rec – Y4

Monday, 11.12.2017 Nursery Trip Big Pit

Tuesday, 12.12.2017 – Christmas Pantomime

Thursday, 14.12.2017 Christmas Fete

Wednesday, 20.12.2017 Christmas Dinner

Friday, 22.12.2017 – Inset Day

Wednesday, 14.02.2017 Valentines Disco                                                                                    

Monday/Tuesday 23.07-24.07.2018 Inset Day

Good News Assembly for Key Stage 2 is held on Wednesdays 9.15am and Foundation Phase Fridays at 9.15am. Parents/carers welcome to attend. Pupil of the Week:

Recep/Year 1 – Mrs Rogers Liam
Recep/Year 1 – Miss Samuel Bowayn
Year 1/2 – Miss Lewis Finley
Year 2 – Miss Ally Corie Jay
Year 3/4 – Miss Bellew Bradley
Year 3/4 – Miss Grimas Kenzie
Year 4/5 – Miss Jones Louis
Year 5/6 – Mrs Lee Callie
Year 6 – Mr Phillips Lowri

Community Carol Service – Millennium Hall

All staff, pupils and parents/carers are invited to the Annual Community Carol Service on Sunday, 3rd December 2017 at 6pm and at Pisgah Chapel on 10th December at 11am. A warm Welcome to all. See you all there.

Attendance Awards

Well done to Mrs Lewis’s class who have won the Foundation Phase Award for the highest attendance last week with 99.64%.  The KS2 winners are Miss Jones’s class with 99.20. Well done!!!

Reception/Year 1

Can all children please bring in weather resistant coats and wellies next week.  The children are taking part in various outdoor activities and need to be dressed appropriately. Many thanks.

Children in Need – Fantastic Result

Thanks to your generosity our children have raised a whopping £376, 25 for Children in Need. Amazing result! Thank you so much to everyone taking part.


We are pleased to invite all Nursery Parents to a Christmas Craft Session on Wednesday,6th December 2017. Can all morning parents please be here for 10.15am and all afternoon parents for 2.00pm. We have many exciting craft opportunities and you will be able to hear your child/ren sing wonderful Christmas Songs. We are looking forward to seeing you next week

Friends of Garnteg – Christmas Fete

Could we please kindly ask parents and carers if you have any donations you could spare for our Christmas Fete Raffle on Thursday 14th December 2017.  Please bring any suitable items for raffle prizes, bric-a-brac, toys, tins and packets to the school office who will store them for us until the Fete.  Thank you so much for your help. Also, next week your child will bring strips of raffle tickets home for our Christmas raffle at £1 per strip. Please can you support by returning the raffle tickets and the money in the envelopes provided. The first prize is an Ipad Mini 4 amongst lots of other prizes.

Christmas Lunch – School Dinners

Please be aware that on Wednesday, 20th December 2017 we will only be serving Christmas Lunch, no Funky Fillings.  If your child does not want to have Christmas Lunch, please provide a packed lunch for them.

Christmas Jumper Days

Every Friday from 1st December 2017 Christmas Jumpers can be worn to school throughout December and also for Christmas Dinner on Wednesday, 20th December.

Pretty Miss – Black Friday Event

Pretty Miss are having an in-store only Black Friday sales event on Friday, 24th and Saturday, 25th November, this weekend. 20% off all stock and up to 50% on selected items. Ideal for school uniform updates or replacements before the New Year.

Christmas Shop

This year we are offering a Christmas Shop in each class, very similar to our Mother’s Day & Father’s Day stalls where your child has the opportunity to purchase Christmas Novelties and presents at a small cost ranging from £1-3. The shop will start Monday 4th December

Age Connects Torfaen – Santa Run

Take part in this exciting fun run.  Walk, run or jog. Go on, be elfy this Christmas! Children under 6 years old run for FREE and it’s just £7 per person for the rest of the family when you register before 1st December. Price includes a medal and a goody bag.  For registration forms please

Email: or phone 01495 769264.

Carols under the Arch

The Big Arch Abersychan presents ‘Carols under the Arch’ from 6pm on Sunday, 17th December 2017, a charity event in support of Trac2. Christmas fun for all the family featuring Gwent Music, Elvis, Noddfa Baptist Church, Bron Afon, Torfaen Council & Melin Homes. Jenson Travel is kindly offering a Park and Ride System. (Times available from the office). FREE ENTRY.

Annual Christmas Fayre – Millenium Hall Garndiffaith

The Millennium Hall is inviting you to their Annual Christmas Fayre on Saturday, 2nd December 2017 from 11am to 2pm.  Father Christmas will be arriving at 12.00pm. To book a stall please contact Carol on 01495 775157

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