Friday, September 7, 2012

Gelli Primary Blog on your mobile

Over the past few months I have been redisigning the blog and it now includes a new feature whereby it is now accessible on your smart phones. Click on the Blog site address and the HTML will appear on the screen in an appropriate size depending on your make of phone. I hope this will be of use to those parents who use this service.

This year's term dates and INSET days

This year's term dates and holidays are contained on the Rhondda Cynon Taff CBC website page.

Click on the link here and scroll down the page. There are also the agreed dates for 2013-2014 as well.

There are FIVE designated INSET days for staff training this year and they are as follows:-

Day 1 - Monday 3rd September 2012

Day 2 - Wednesday 26th September 2012
All schools in the Treorchy Cluster will be involved in staff training today.

Day 3 - Monday 7th January 2013

Day 4 - Tuesday 8th January 2013

Day 5 - Monday - 8th April 2013

School will be closed for all pupils on these days.

Free School Meals Entitlement

Free School Meals are available for children whose parents or guardians receive certain benefits and entitlements.

Visit the Free School Meals Page to find out more

Starting School procedures

The Local Authority is responsible for admissions to all schools. Parents are requested to make applications for places in pre-nursery, nursey, reception and to the Comprehensive School. Full details are available in the Starting School 2012-2013 booklet. These forms are available from school or by contacting the admissions team at Ty Trevithick on 01443 744 232 or by e-mail. You can also visit the website Gelli Primary School has very few surplus places and it is advisable to make sure that your form is returned promptly to guarentee your child a place with us.