Glasllwch Primary School • Melbourne Way • Newport • NP20 3RH / 01633 266398 /


Hello everyone, we are Glasllwch Primary PTA and we’d like to introduce our new committee.

Who we are

Our PTA Chair is Joe Wightman.    His son Joshua is in Year 2. If you want to discuss any issues, Joe is on the yard most mornings, and helps out with football coaching on Friday after school.

The Vice Chairs are Hayley Day and Catrin Roberts.   Hayley’s son Archie is in Year 2, and Catrin’s daughters, Kate and Anna, are in Year 2 and Reception

Our new Secretary of the PTA is Rachel Thomas.    Rachel has two daughters, Sophie is in Year 1 and Isobel in Nursery.

Our Treasurer, Louise Reynolds, Her children are in Years 3 and 6 and she is also a local child-minder so you will see her around school both in the mornings and afternoons.

Also on the PTA committee are Sharon Lindsey, Kath Cook, Ceri Sully, Liz Willey, Una Gunter, Suzanne Foster and Chris Pascoe.


What we do

Glasllwch receives less local authority funding than other schools in Newport because of our location, so the PTA is a vital source of income. We give our time and energy to ensure that our school and our children are well equipped.

Last year we paid for classroom resources, reading books, picnic benches, Ipads & charging stations, football equipment and lots more. Mrs Jackson has already given us her wish-list for this year, so we need to work just as hard!

September’s BBQ was a big success and we hope to have your much appreciated support for the upcoming events below.


Reminder about Easyfundraising Please remember to use this site when you do your online shopping as it’s such an easy way to raise funds for the school. Here are the instructions again: Go to and see if the company you want to buy from is on there. If it is, you just need to register: Click on ‘Register as a user’ Enter ‘Glasllwch Primary School PTA’ into the Charity/Organisation box and click Search to make sure you select us. YOU MUST DO THIS TO ENSURE WE GET THE DONATION. Then fill in your details. Click ‘Register’ and then you can start shopping. Find the retailer you wish to use on the Easyfundraising site, click on it and you will be automatically directed to their website. You make and pay for your shopping in the normal way – the only difference is that Glasllwch Primary School PTA will receive a donation. Diary dates Contact us

Upcoming Events…

Thank you so much for your amazing support at the Christmas Fayre. We managed to beat last year’s total and raised a whopping £1361!

This money will go towards new P.E. equipment, the Playground pals scheme, new reading books, Mathletics and a Teachers to Parents messaging service.

The PTA have been working hard to plan some exciting events for the children and all the family to enjoy. Put these dates in your diary!

PTA events for 2017.

2nd February-   Foundation phase Film Night – Finding Dory.

9th February-    Key Stage 2 Film Night – The BFG.

17th March-      Family Bingo night! 5:30 for a 6pm start.

12th May-         A post-National tests celebration for everyone! A Disco for children and a BBQ for parents. 6pm start.

14th June-        Sports Day. PTA will be providing refreshments.

7th July-           Summer Fete

12th July-         Rainbow Run



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Have a look at the P.T.A. page, under ‘School Community’ to find out how to participate in the ‘Easyfundraising’ scheme when you are doing your online shopping!

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