Our Newsletters: IMPORTANT NOTICE
During 2017 - 2018 we plan to keep parents informed in two main ways:
1. Newsletters requiring the return of a note / form / permission slip will be emailed, added to the website AND sent home in paper format.
2. Newsletters which do not have a note / form / permission slip will be emailed and added to the school website. These Newsletters WILL NOT be sent home in paper format.
For Safeguarding reasons, Email addresses of folk who no longer have children at Ampertaine will be removed from our mailing list on Thursday 31st August.

Our most recent newsletters are available here for you to download but our Newsletter email facility is now in operation.
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Latest Newsletters

  • 15 Jan 2019
    NO Linen Hall this week - 17th and 18th January

    Hi all! Our Good News club started yesterday (Monday) from 2-3pm and the kids absolutely loved it. It continues on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday. As we really want to support our Good News club this week, there will be no Linen Hall this week for the senior pupils and ALL these pupils should be collected from school at 3pm. Many thanks.

  • 11 Jan 2019
    Change of dates in our school calendar

    Hi all! As you know, things can change from time to time on our school calendar and following a recent staff meeting, we have made a couple of changes, one in February 19 and then in May 19. So we would ask you check over the school calendar on our website to familiarise yourself with these changes and further details will follow on Monday. Many thanks!

  • 09 Jan 2019
    No Linen Hall this week

    Due to NO Linen Hall this week or After schools clubs for senior pupils - Pupils are to be collected from the school at 3pm on Thursday 10th and Friday 11th January Many thanks!

  • 04 Jan 2019
    Happy New Year!

    Happy New Year from all the staff as we look forward to what 2019 has to bring for us all at Ampertaine PS. We look forward to welcoming everyone back on Monday 7th January bright eyed and bushy tailed. Our super Breakfast club will be available at the usual times of 8:10am with doors closing at 8:25am. There will be no afterschools clubs for the first week with information to follow regarding clubs and timings. As you may be aware from the school website before Christmas, Our school will be closing early on Tuesday 15th January. All children are to be collected at 2pm to facilitate staff training. We wish everyone a lovely restful weekend and look forward to hearing about the great Christmas had by all.

  • 18 Dec 2018
    Christmas Celebration WEEK in Ampertaine

    Christmas Celebration WEEK in Ampertaine Tuesday- Children to be dropped off at 6:30pm for final performance. Doors open for public at 6:45pm. Concert begins at 7pm aiming for a 8:15pm finish. Refreshments after concert available courtesy of our P.T.A Wednesday – Children may come to school slightly later with all to be in by 9:15am Thursday – Christmas Party after lunch. Fun and Games in our hall. Children to leave at normal school times. Friday – Non uniform day. Children in P1-3 can be collected from 11:30am. All children must be collected by 12 noon. HOT DOG money to be in separate envelope for Louise. £1.20 This year we are selling calendars featuring birthdays for £5 and there is also an opportunity to purchase individual cast photos for £1. All funds going to school. We wish everyone a safe and happy Christmas spent with family and friends. See you all in the new year on Monday 7th January 2019.

  • 17 Dec 2018
    IMPORTANT CONCERT INFORMATION

    Tickets were passed out to the pupils on Friday regarding our Christmas concerts PLEASE NOTE – there is a printing error on the ticket – each ticket is NOT for a ‘double’ – each ticket given out is PER PERSON To clarify – if you have received 2 tickets, this is for 2 seats – NOT 4 seats A note will be sent home today with every pupil, confirming the actual number of seat allocated specifically for Tuesday evening’s performance. We apologise for any confusion this has caused, but if you need to confirm anything please do not hesitate to contact the school office Thank you for your understanding Tickets were passed out to the pupils on Friday regarding our Christmas concerts PLEASE NOTE – there is a printing error on the ticket – each ticket is NOT for a ‘double’ – each ticket given out is PER PERSON To clarify – if you have received 2 tickets, this is for 2 seats – NOT 4 seats A note will be sent home today with every pupil, confirming the actual number of seat allocated specifically for Tuesday evening’s performance. We apologise for any confusion this has caused, but if you need to confirm anything please do not hesitate to contact the school office Thank you for your understanding

  • 17 Dec 2018
    IMPORTANT CONCERT INFORMATION

    Tickets were passed out to the pupils on Friday regarding our Christmas concerts PLEASE NOTE – there is a printing error on the ticket – each ticket is NOT for a ‘double’ – each ticket given out is PER PERSON To clarify – if you have received 2 tickets, this is for 2 seats – NOT 4 seats A note will be sent home today with every pupil, confirming the actual number of seat allocated specifically for Tuesday evening’s performance. We apologise for any confusion this has caused, but if you need to confirm anything please do not hesitate to contact the school office Thank you for your understanding

  • 14 Dec 2018
    PTA update

    Dear Parent, You will all be well aware that Christmas is only days away! As a PTA, we have two final fundraising activities for 2018. A school calendar has been produced at a cost of £5. This calendar features photographs of the children in their birthday month. These will be on sale next week at the Tuesday night Christmas concert and from the school office. They would make lovely gifts for friends and grandparents, as well as a keepsake of your child’s year a Ampertaine! At the Tuesday Christmas concert, there will also be an opportunity to purchase raffle tickets. These will be priced at £1 per strip, with the draw being made after the evening concert on the 18th December. The prizes to date include the following: • £50 voucher for Memory Lane Photography Studio • £20 voucher for Mongomery’s Nurseries • A Board Game Hamper • A Large Cuddly Toy! We are very thankful to local businesses and staff for donating these prizes. Again, we would really appreciate your support. Finally we would like to thank you for your support this year, we wish you a very happy Christmas and best wishes for 2019! Ampertaine PTA

  • 07 Dec 2018
    Friday Reminders!

    Hi all! Reminder that all children should wear their full school uniform on Wednesday 12th December for our Open Morning. Wednesday 12th is also our Christmas Dinner day and ALL children are to be collected at 1pm SHARP. Friday 14th December children are encouraged to wear their Christmas jumper and bring a voluntary donation of £1 for Save the Children charity. Week beginning 10th December will be our last week of After schools clubs for 2018. Thank you to all who have attended so far. Finally, if you still need to send in your note indicating if your child is taking Christmas dinner, please do so by Monday at the latest. These numbers are very helpful for catering and seating purposes. As always, we ask that ALL dinner money be sent in on a Monday the week ahead. Many thanks

  • 29 Nov 2018
    Dates for your diary in December

    Hi all Important dates in school for December: Wednesday 12th - Our Open Morning in Ampertaine. Any potential children and parents are very welcome to our school from 9am - 10.30am. Wednesday 12th - Christmas Dinner Day. ALL children to be collected at 1pm sharp. Friday 14th - Christmas Jumper Day, in aid of Save the Children, with a one pound voluntary donation from each child. Monday 17th - Ampertaine Christmas Celebration - whole school matinee performance. Doors open at 12.45 for a 1pm start. Tuesday 18th - Ampertaine Christmas Celebration - whole school evening performance. Doors open at 6.45pm for a 7pm start. Pupils to be dropped off at 6.30pm. Thursday 20th - Please ensure your Hot Dog money is in a sealed envelope with your child's name on it, with £1.20 and passed to Louise in the kitchen - before Friday. Friday 21st - NON uniform day. Hot dogs will be served at 10.30am and all children to be collected between 11.30 - 12noon sharp. We finish for our Christmas Holidays and return to school on Monday 7th January 2019 Many thanks