After-School Clubs, Spring 2015

school-club-imageWe have  new and exciting after-school clubs to enjoy this term, alongside some returning popular ones.  Feeling sporty?  Then how about our ‘TAG Rugby’ or ‘Team Awesome’ clubs.  Find out more about our ‘Check Mate’ club and learn to play chess or develop your strategic moves, or take a closer look at our science based ‘Under the Microscope’ club.  French, Steel Band and Homework clubs will continue – new members welcome.  For our younger members  we also have a delicious ‘Edible Treats’ cooking club and our popular ‘Bit of Everything’ club is back.

Click on the image left to download the registration form.  Please check the registration form for the dates of when there are no clubs and when they finish. [Read more…]

Provo Performing Arts School Springs into Action!

provo-performing-arts-school– inspired, dedicated classes for girls and boys – building confident and creative individuals – 

Following on from our Provo Primary After-school Club Programme we are pleased to announce that our affiliated Provo Performing Arts School Programme will be commencing this term.  We hope that together we offer a wide range of activities that will encourage our children active, learning and having fun.  Community members are also welcome to join.

Classes will start on Monday January 12th at Provo Primary School.  In order to manage class sizes, we are not offering drop in rates. Pre-registration is essential.

Please click on our timetable with class descriptions and information. I am also attaching the registration form which can be returned to me by arrangement, or can be dropped into the box at Provo Primary School Admin Office during term time, Monday through Friday between 8am and 4pm.

Best wishes from,
Niki Fowers

Provo Performing Arts School (Affiliated with Provo Primary)

Keeping cool and protected under our new shade

shade-jan-2014What a wonderful surprise for the start of our new term – the shade is up!

Having shade over this much loved, but rather hot area will be greatly appreciated by children, teachers and parents alike.

Under the cool of the shade, protected from the sun, this expansive area will now be able to be utilised much more throughout the school day by all of the classes, for a variety of activities.   How fortunate we are!

This has been an immense task and we would like to say a HUGE thank you to everyone involved along the way…. Allie Guest Franck, Natalie Zaidan and Haley Weldon, Peter Karagan, Roland at Tibor’s, David Doherty and Jose Ovando.

Both the grass and the shade are PTA funded and installed ventures and would not have been possible without donations of funds, expertise, time and labour from our PTA members and community supporters.  THANK YOU from all of us at Provo Primary.

Toy Drive – Bringing smiles to those in need.

toy-drive-2014Thank you everyone for your kind donations of toys.

Our School Council Reps presented them to Captain Miller, from the Salvation Army, who will help to distribute them to children in the community this Christmas.

How wonderful to pass on smiles and happiness.  The spirit of giving is such a lovely feeling, especially when we imagine the smiles on the children’s faces as they open their gifts on Christmas Day.

Jingle Jam Christmas Fun for the Young Ones

Christmas-Tots-Party-dec-2014Wednesday 3rd December 4:30-6:30PM on the stage at Provo Primary.

Toddler disco, mulled wine, mince pies, games and Santa appearance.

Tickets are available Monday morning in the school entrance and open to everyone with children 5 years and under (older brothers and sisters can come along too!)

Join us for a festive early evening.






Tickets available on Monday for our Early Years Show – Snowman at Sunset!

snowman-at-sunset-2014-posterOur Early Years classes from Toddlers to Kindergarten are excited to present their Christmas Show – Snowman at Sunset!

Everyone loves making snowmen, but what happens when there isn’t enough snow? Snowman at Sunset is a delightful Christmas musical with irresistibly catchy songs, containing a valuable message about the importance of teamwork.

Come and see our youngest children dazzle under the lights on our stage.

Tickets will be available in the school walkway from Monday onwards.  Community members welcome – pop down to Provo Primary, email, or call 441 5638 to reserve your tickets.


Tickets available on Monday for our Panto – Aladdin!

aladdin-trouble-LARGE-webYears 1 to 6 are excited to present their panto this year, Aladdin Trouble!

A star-filled show you certainly won’t want to miss!

Tickets will be available in the school walkway from Monday onwards.  Community members welcome – pop down to Provo Primary, email, or call 441 5638 to reserve your tickets.

Set within the context of the 1001 Arabian Nights from which the story originates, this panto-style version of Aladdin contains all the traditional elements and characters, alongside a whole host of less conventional ones!

The story begins in the bustling and spice-fragranced Eastern Streets, encountering dancers, musicians and pick pockets through the lively rhythms of our opening number In The Market Place.  Here we meet the hero of our panto…

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Wear Blue for Dress Down Day!

wear-blue-nov-2014It’s Dress Down Day this Friday (The last Friday of the month in School) and this month’s theme is ‘wear blue

In honour of World Diabetes Day, which was officially on 14th November, the Turks & Caicos Islands Diabetic Association is reaching out to schools to help raise awareness with a wear BLUE day.

Last month’s Dress Down Day raised $72, in support of breast cancer.  Representatives from our school council with present cheques to both the Turks and Caicos Cancer Society and Diabetic Association later this month.

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Kindergarten will Remember, Remember the 5th November!

k-bonfire-night-nov-2014 (11)The week following Halloween was an exciting and busy one in the Gecko Classroom! Children learned about and prepared to participate in the school’s Bonfire Night celebrations on Wednesday 5th November.

As part of our topic Why are we all so different? we have been taking all opportunities to find out about and enjoy different festivals and celebrations from around the world. Learning about the history and the present day traditions of Guy Fawkes Night led to many questions and gave us lots to explore!

Children learned about safety around a bonfire and created firework art from glitter paints. As part of our Shapes project in maths we all tried to re-create firework displays by combining colour and shape.   As the children created their work, they explained what they were imagining and thinking about.

Please click on ‘read more’ to see photos of our fireworks and Guy Fawkes masks.

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Provo Primary are potty about Potcake Place!

yr-2-potcake-place-oct-2014-1-4.jpgAs part of our All About Me topic, Osprey class were lucky enough to visit Potcake Place. But why? Well, in Year 2 we have been learning how to look after ourselves. We discovered you have to eat a balanced diet, get plenty of sleep and exercise regularly.

So, why Potcake Place? Well, we wanted to know if puppies are the same. Do they need a balanced diet? What is a balanced diet for a puppy? Do they need 10 hours sleep like we do? Do they need to exercise every day?

Luckily thanks to the amazingly helpful, informative and patient staff at Potcake Place we found out all the answers to the above and LOTS more!



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School for Field Studies Marine Morning!

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A couple of weeks ago, Years 4, 5 and 6 were fortunate to spend several hours with a group of students from the School for Field Studies (SFS) from South Caicos, carrying out a range of fantastic marine based activities.

This was part of our ‘Keeping Healthy Week, which focused on ‘Healthy Communication’.  What was so special and so perfect for our communication focused week was that the children were interacting with a large group of young adults (18-20 year olds) in small group situations. It was lovely to see how well the children responded to the group of SFS students and how interested both sides were in learning from each other.



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Spooktacular Family Friendly Halloween Party

Halloween-Spooktacular-2014Year 6 along with The  PTA will once again host a very fun, family-friendly Halloween Party at the school this year!

See the poster for details.

Limited tickets at the door.  Call in at Provo Primary School or telephone 441 5638 to secure yours!







‘Empowering children during times of stress’ Workshop

wotycFIIn recognition of our National Week of the Child, Ms EvieAnn, a certified Child Life Specialist (awarded by The Child Life Council), will be offering a

workshop on Tuesday at 7th October @ 6:15pm


Enhancing life skills, reducing anxiety and stress in children.

Come and find out how you can help empower your child during times of change, with separation anxiety, friendship issues, exam taking and illness.  Be prepared!

All parents/teachers/friends welcome

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PTA Yard Sale – 11th October, 2014



SATURDAY, 11th October


$25 per Table



FREE Flamingo and Chick (Parent and Toddler) sessions at Provo Primary

flamingo-family-2Fly on down to Provo Primary School on Tuesday 30th September between 8.30am and 10.00am for our very first Flamingo (parent) and Chick (toddler) session.  See our flyer here for more information.

10 FREE sessions have been planned between now and Christmas, every Tuesday morning, so don’t miss out on this fantastic opportunity to enjoy our air-conditioned soft play room and join in with some fun activities with your toddler.





Youth Performing Arts Summer Camp Programme


From Monday 14th – Friday 17th July Ms Shara will be offering a week’s youth performing arts programme.

Performing Arts Summer Camp Registration Form

The camp will include:

Theatre Arts Skills
Acting, Staging, Props, Production, Scripting, Costumes, Choreography, Vocal Coaching, Tech & Performance
Mini Musicals – Annie, Oliver, Cats, The Sound of Music, Grease

Ages 7-16 welcome, varied ages needed!
$30/day or $125 for the week
Call 441-5638 for details

Summer Camp Continues through July and August

summer-camp-2013Summer Camp continues for 16 months – 7 year olds through July and August.

Click on the links below to find out more and to register your child:

16 months-7 yrs Summer Fun Camp Registration Form






Summer Camp 2014

summer-camp-2013We are offering  a wide range of  amazing programmes this summer to keep your child learning, active and having fun.

Click on the links below to find out more and to register your child:

Toddler/Preschool Taster Sessions:

14 mths to 2 yrs: Toddler Taster Sessions 2014

Summer Camps:

2 -5 year olds: 2-5 Year Olds Summer Fun Camp 2014

6+ year olds: 6+ Year Olds School Camp / Summer School 2014

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After-School Clubs, Summer 2014

web-imageAfter-school clubs resume  on Monday 5th May.  Along with our usual favourites,  we are pleased to be introducing tap dancing this term and bringing back cheerleading!

Click on the image left to download the registration form.  Please check the registration forms carefully to see the dates of when there are no clubs and when they finish.

Enrollment is on a first-come first-served basis and some clubs may be very popular, so be sure to make your choices ASAP. All payments need to be made in advance. Please note that students are not considered enrolled in clubs until the registration form and payment has been received.

Please remember that all children will need extra water on club days.  You may like to also include a small extra snack to be eaten at 3pm before the clubs start.

Go Flamingos!

pps-soccer-tournament-2014The TCIFA School Soccer Tournament starts this week. We are entering teams in the Year 3/4 Boys’, Year  5/6 Boys’ and Year 5/6 Girls’ competitions.

We anticipate the tournament to be a very positive experience for each of our amazing teams!

Please see the updated TCIFA School Competition Schedule to see the game times each week and come and support our school teams.

Many thanks again to Casablanca Casino and our Provo Primary PTA for sponsoring our soccer uniforms.

Looking Forward to our PTA Cocktails and Curry Night

cocktails-curry-poster-2014Mark your calendars for Friday, May 16th at Bay Bistro. 

Tickets will be $55 and include a gorgeous curry buffet with desert, silent and live auctions.
Only a total of 135 tickets available.
A post-party will follow at the Sandbar.
I’m looking for as much parent participation as possible on the auction committee. Please contact me if you can solicit some items and also with any questions regarding the event.
Many thanks in advance for your help in making this another successful event!
Haley Weldon (PTA Chair 2013-2014)


Yr 1 visit Sunshine Nursery and Garden Centre

yr1-nursery-visit-march-2014 (4)For the last two weeks in Year 1, we have been learning all about growing plants. Our class was lucky enough to visit Sunshine Nursery & Garden Centre for our field trip. I would like to pass along a massive “Thank you” to Nadine for showing us such a wonderful time! Not only did we have fun but we also learned lots!

During our trip, we took a tour and learned what a nursery is, about how some plants grow from seeds and how with some plants, you can snip off a bit of the plant and re-plant it to grow another new plant. We also learned where Turks Head Cactus keep their seeds and how important it is to show lots of patience because they take a long time to grow! After, our tour, we got a chance to plant a cutting of a bougainvillea and also two seeds straight from Africa—the Baobab seed and the Ceiba Pentendra seed.

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“X Marks the Spot!”

yr-six-anti-bullying-march-2014Year Six recently joined forces with Justin Spencer, founder of Recycled Percussion and Legacy X in taking a stance against bullying by helping him build the worlds largest RED ‘X’, symbolizing our mission to stop bullying!

Year six students contributed powerful anti-bullying messages to Justin and the Legacy X team, which are now included in this anti-bullying sign in the Nevada Desert. Each leg of the RED ‘X’ is as big as a football field and consists of a compilation of almost  250, 000 personal anti-bullying messages, taken from people around the world.

Year Six were proud to be a part of this mammoth project, which will hopefully make a global impact upon the lives of those who suffer or have suffered from the devastating impact that bullying can bring.

Stand up against negativity! Spread the word.

World Osprey Week – A Fantastic Week of Learning!

wow-march-2014-10Thank you to everyone at the Leicestershire & Rutland Wildlife Trust for organising this wonderful WOW celebration and encouraging us to learn more about the ospreys that live here in our islands. The week has been a great success and the interest of the children and the support community has been amazing. A true example of learning at its best!

Click on the image left to see some photos of the week’s events and fantastic art work and continue reading all about our different osprey activities below…

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Yr 5 enjoy an outstanding osprey presentation

DSC04639Year 5 had a real treat this Thursday! We were lucky enough to enjoy the expertise of Mr Terry Richardson  who is a keen photographer of birds. He showed us an amazing collection of osprey photos which really ‘told the story’ of an Osprey’s life cycle, something we have been studying recently. The background detail Mr Terry gave to every picture was so interesting and all the children thoroughly enjoyed the talk as well as the truly awe-inspiring close-ups he has been able to photograph! Please come back again to show us more of your nature photos!