Latest News

Latest News

01/03/2021- Smoke Free Legislation

Please find a video link below, outlining the Smoke Free Legislation that comes into effect from today.
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12/02/2021 - Return to School after Half Term

Please find attached a letter which details arrangements for returning to school after half term.
 
Click here to view     
 
Diagram of school pick up /drop off points

11/02/2021 - Phased Return to School

Please find attached a phased return to school letter from the Local Authority.
 
Click here to view

22/01/2021 - Guidance to Parents - Home Learning

Guidance to Parents and Carers with Home Learning.  We hope it will provide you with some useful information about the way in which your child is currently being asked to learn.
 
Click here to view

19/01/2021 - January Newsletter

Click here for the latest Newsletter from the Head Teacher.

19/01/2021 - Cricket Wales - Online Activities

Glamorgan Cricket, in conjunction with Cricket Wales, has assembled online a range of games, skills and activities mainly to help children keep fit, but also to develop their skills. Click here to find out more:  Keeping Active in Lockdown

08/01/2021 - Torfaen Play - Additional Learning Resources

To compliment the home learning already in place in school, from Monday 11th January Torfaen Play Service will be providing additional resources and activities online for families to take part at home.
 
Click here to read more

05/01/2021 - School Closures / Arrangements for Critical Care Workers

As you are probably aware, Welsh Government yesterday announced school closures at least until 18th January. As such, we will move to home learning during this period and will not now be open next week (W/C 11th January).
 
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18/12/2020 - Arrangements for the New Year

In agreement with Welsh Government, schools will operate blended learning during the first week of term with an intent for all classes to return to school on 11th January 2021.
 
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17/12/2020 - Christmas Newsletter

Click here for the latest Newsletter from the Head Teacher.

16/12/2020 - Step into Christmas

We know parents felt frustrated and sad because we were unable to showcase the singing talents within school this year.  We did not want the children to miss out on developing their creativity either.  To boost everyone’s Christmas spirit, we are proud to present our Christmas sing-a-long video!
 
Click here to watch the video

11/12/2020 - School Closure

No doubt you will have hard in the news that, following advice from the Chief Medical Officer, Welsh Government had made the decision that all SECONDARY schools will be closing today and will move to blended (home) learning next week.
 
PRIMARY schools will continue teaching until Wednesday, 16th December, with blended (home) learning taking place on Thursday and Friday.
 
Click here to read the letter.

08/12/2020 - Positive Case of Covid-19

We have been notified of a confirmed case of COVID-19 at Blaenavon Heritage VC Primary School. Advice on self-isolation has been given to all affected pupils and members of staff.
 
Click here to read the letter.

25/11/2020 - Wearing of Face Coverings

The Welsh Government has updated its guidance on the use of face coverings in schools.  We all know that adult to adult transmission is the main cause for concern and that many people don’t show any symptoms.
 
Click here to read a letter from the Head Teacher

19/11/2020 - A Virtual Christmas

Things are going to be a little different for us as a school this Christmas season as, due to current Covid19 restrictions, we will be unable to hold our usual year group Christmas performances.
 
To keep the spirit of Christmas alive this year, we will be producing a whole school virtual event!  Please click here for more information.

18/11/2020 - Newsletter

Click here for the latest Newsletter from the Head Teacher, with information on upcoming activities and events. 

29/10/2020 - ABuHB School Nurse Information:

Your School Nurse is available for you to talk about anything that worries you about your health.

26/10/2020 - Autumn & Winter Menu

Click here to view / download the lunch menu for Autumn & Winter 2020

21/10/2020 - Important information - Aneurin Bevan University Health Board

Please see below important information from Aneurin Bevan University Health Board, who provide NHS healthcare services to our families.
 
When the new Grange University Hospital, in Cwmbran, opens on 17th November 2020, the way you access urgent healthcare will change – it is vitally important that you understand these changes for you and your family.
 
Please visit our website for full information about these changes (https://abuhb.nhs.wales/clinical-futures1).  A dedicated information leaflet on children and maternity services can be found at https://abuhb.nhs.wales/files/clinical-futures/clinical-futures-information-leaflets/children-and-maternity-layout-1-pdf/
 
Please also look out for a printed A5 booklet which will be posted to your home in the coming weeks.
 
Thank you,
Aneurin Bevan University Health Board

15/10/2020 - Reading Books

We have decided to start sending home reading books again, so that your child can practice the skills they are learning in school. 
 
Please click here to see latest information.

12/10/2020 - Abersychan Transition

Please click the link below and the attached flyer for transition information to Abersychan School:
 
    Letter to Parents

09/10/2020 - Training Days 2020-21

Monday 2nd November 2020

Tuesday 3rd November 2020

Friday 18th December 2020

Monday 4th January 2021

Monday 22nd February 2021

Monday 7th June 2021

(School will be closed for training on these days)
 
TERM DATES 2020-21

06/10/2020 - PE Sessions

Please click here for information regarding PE sessions for all classes.

01/10/2020 - Contact Details

In order to follow and adhere to our risk assessment, we are currently in the process of becoming paperless. The most important form we ask parents to complete is their child’s information and contact details.
 
We cannot stress how important it is to complete this form for EACH of your children, to provide up to date information so that we can contact you.
 
Please access the form by clicking this message, thank you.

16/09/2020 - Symptom Checker

We have been receiving a number of phone calls from parents who are understandably concerned when their child becomes ill, asking us for advice regarding their child’s symptoms.
 
Please click here to access a Symptom Checker, which will hopefully help you decide if your child is well enough to come to school or not.

11/09/2020 - Breakfast Club

We will be restarting Breakfast Club as of Wednesday 16th September. Please click here for more information.

08/09/2020 - Risk Assessment

Please click here for the latest risk assessment and timetable information.

08/09/2020 - Transition to St Albans

St Alban’s: Applications are now open for Year 7 September 2021 and available on their school website. Please click here for a flyer on the admissions process.

02/09/2020 - Returning to School

Please see the latest information from the Head Teacher regarding returning to school.

01/09/2020 - TCBC / FAQ

Torfaen Council have prepared a FAQ page on their website, regarding the return to school.
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15/07/2020 - Pupil Development Grant

Grants are available to help eligible families in primary and secondary schools buy school clothing and other kit:
 
https://gov.wales/pupil-development-grant-access

28/09/2020

As TCBC’s Road Safety Team are unable to deliver road safety in schools due to current restrictions, they have sent through some information and resources for us to share with you.  Click here to view.