Glenealy School Newsletter

17th February 2016

Message from Brenda

Dear Parents, Caregivers and Students

I trust you received our letter in the post regarding the change of newsletter format. We hope this simplified style of communication enables you to get the information you need quickly and efficiently. Please click here to read the letter in case you missed it.

Lots of exciting events coming up

Please note the dates and times of the school wide events below and pop them in your diary. All funds raised will go towards renovating our new hall next summer. A very exciting project!

  • Fashion fundraiser
  • The Art walk and Auction

Student led Conferences

You will have booked your appointment by now and accessed your child’s report on Gateway. As a reminder the purpose of this style of conference is for your child to lead you through their learning. If you have anything you would like to discuss with the teacher without your child present, please make contact with your child’s teacher outside of the conference days.


Dates for the Diary

Tuesday February 23rd

Year 1 Performance at 2.15pm in the school hall

Wednesday February 24th

PTA Fashion Fundraiser 5pm - 8pm in the school hall

Friday February 26th

- Year 3 sharing assembly at 2.15pm in the school hall
- Afternoon Soiree at 3.15pm in the music room
- Year 6 trip to KJS for Agents of Change conference

*payment and eNotice deadline Friday 19th February

Thursday 3rd and Friday 4th March

Student Led Conferences, booking now open on Gateway until 3pm, March 1st

Thursday March 10th

Glenealy School Art Showcase evening for all children and families. Doors open at 5.45pm

Wednesday March 16th

Year 3 trip to the Science Museum

March 21st - 23rd

Book Week

Wednesday 23rd March

Character Dress up day parade at 8.30am

Afternoon Soiree

When: Friday 26th of February

Where: The Music Room
Time: 3:15pm
Who: Any Glenealy student who is learning an instrument and would like to share their music with others. If you are a student who has been practicing for an upcoming concert, exam or just for fun and would like to perform to a supportive audience please come to the music room tomorrow afternoon. You can sign up to perform at the door.

The afternoon soiree is an informal concert. Parents and friends are welcome to come along and support our talented students.


Mr. Benzie

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Isabelle Henault will be giving a workshop on 'Emotion Management' for parents on Saturday 12th March 9.00am at ESFC. Please click here to view the flyer for details and for registration links. There is no cost for parents of ESF students.