A plea!

  Dear parents, We are noticing an increase in the number of parents using the staff car park to turn around /drop off children etc.  Not only is this highly dangerous but is causing a lot of issues with staff arriving and leaving due to the gates/exit being blocked.  Some of our staff work part … Read more


  We hope that you enjoy this week’s newsletter!  What a busy week it’s been. Remember to follow us on social media too:  Twitter: @YsgolAcrefair  Instagram: the_a?_team123  27th-Jan.pdf

Message from North Wales Police

  Inconsiderate Parking, Ysgol Acrefair Good morning, I am aware of problematic parking along Tower View during school drop-off/pick up times, whereby it is causing ‘gridlock’, as well as parking in the bus bay on Llangollen Road. There are very limited parking bays at the school however there are two car parks on Llangollen Road … Read more

Strike action 1st February

  Dear parents, I wanted to update you on the current strike situation to help you make possible alternative plans if needed.  Currently, it is looking highly likely that the strike planned by the NEU is going ahead on the 1st February.  This will mean that we will not be able to open for any pupils. … Read more

Year 4 are on the way home!

  Year 4 have now left Glan Llyn and are on their way home.  Estimated time of arrival is 2:15pm back at school if parents would like to come down to collect them. 

Newsletter from North Wales Neighbourhood Police

  Tackling a New Years Resolution now may seem like you’ve missed the boat, but here’s one that you can still achieve! As an officer there is nothing more disheartening than catching a thief with stolen property but not being able to hand it back as we cannot identify who it belongs to. Working with … Read more

Sharing the Learning

Just before Christmas we sent a quick survey to see whether you would all like to find out more about school and our curriculum via a school Instagram page. We were overwhelmed by the number of people who said yes!  We’ve taken this on board and set up a page which we are beginning to … Read more


  Can all year 6 and the selected year 5 girls come to school in their white pe kits tomorrow please. Shorts or tracksuit bottoms are fine, indoor trainers and a jacket to wear over your t-shirt will be great please. Make sure you bring a packed lunch and plenty of snacks and drinks. Have … Read more

Diddy Dragons Holiday Club February 2023

We are planning to run Holiday Club this February Half Term. This will be dependent on the number of children attending. If you would like your children to attend it is vital that you fill out the attached form electronically and send it back to the email provided. If your children receive the 30 hours free childcare … Read more

Hair care course postponed

  Unfortunately, we are postponing the hair care course due to lack of interest. We are hoping to offer the course later on in the term possibly during the school day. We have lots more family learning courses coming up – keep your eyes on the app !


We hope you enjoy this week’s newsletter. Have a lovely weekend.  20th-January-1.pdf

Healthy eating

January is often full of new years resolutions…its time to eat healthy! Why do kids need a healthy lunch box? Did you know that the average child will eat more than 2,500 lunches during their school years? ? A good lunch gives children energy and nutrients to learn, play and grow, and sets them up with … Read more

Year 6 (and some 5) athletics

Please can all year 6s and the selected year 5s please return their athletics reply slips ASAP. We will be finalising the team tomorrow and need to select the events in which the pupils will be participating in. ????We also need to know which pupils require a school packed lunch. If any year 6s require another … Read more

Sleep & Wellbeing

  We have received a newsletter from the Welsh Network of Healthy School Schemes which we thought we would share with you. 18.1.23 – Sleep Sleep, great when you get it, terrible when you don’t… Diet & Sleep What we consume during the day can impact on our ability to sleep at night. A light snack … Read more

Please be careful

Mr Roberts has gritted the paths around the school but Tower View is very icy, a few cars have already skidded.  Avoid the lane if at all possible.  Please take care.

Children’s hair styling and care course- reminder

Dear parents/carers This term we are offering a ‘ Looking after your child’shair‘ course .  There will be four sessions which will include the following:  – Easyhairstyles for children.  – Identifying nits and how to treat.  – Detanglinghairsafely  Sessions will run for 4 weeks on – 25/01 , 1/02 , 8/02, 15/02. 3pm – 4.30pm. Please … Read more

Strike action

Dear parents, As you will have seen in today’s press/social media etc ,some teacher’s unions have voted for strike action in Wales. At the moment we are unable to confirm how this will affect Ysgol Acrefair. We will let you know in due course once we have recieved further details from Welsh Government/Wrexham and the … Read more

School Transport escort vacancies

Please see advertisement for school transport escorts.  These positions are flexible and pay £10.50 p/h.  Apply direct to Wrexham Council if you or anyone you know may be in interested in applying. ER-523-HQP-School-Escort-A5-Advert.pdf

Disney Playmakers part 2

I am hoping to resume the Disney Playmakers club for girls in years 1,2 and 3 on Thursday, 26th January. If girls have attended at least one session then they are welcome to return to the club without a further consent form.  If your child wishes to join the club then please can they sign a … Read more