Dear Parents and Carers 27 April 2018
It was great to see some sunshine this week, I hope it stays for our Health Week.
We invite all children and staff to come to school in their sports clothes for Health Week as part of our focus on ‘Get Active’. The children will be participating in a variety of activities- keeping their minds and bodies active. Come along to school and join us for Clubercise on Monday from 4.15pm-5pm. Continue reading
Dear Parents and Carers
We had a lovely walk down to St Andrew’s Leith church on Thursday morning for our school Easter Service. Thank you to our volunteers for accompanying us. Our school choirs performed their ‘Studio to Stage’ songs , P7 pupils read some readings and Reverend Rob Mackenzie shared the Easter Story. We thoroughly enjoyed singing ‘I’m a Spring Chicken’ at the end of the service.
Visit to Prospect Bank
Our Pupil Council were invited along to Prospect Bank Primary School to watch their Easter Assembly. The children were delighted their ‘Buddy’ school’s pupil could attend their assembly and we hope to invite some Prospect Bank children to our next class sharing learning assembly.
Thank you to our P6 team; Cameron, Aiden, Ruby, Jonny, Taba, Ellie, Alasdair, James, Calum, Megan, Sam and Matthew who took part in the swimming Gala at The Royal Commonwealth Pool. They demonstrated good team spirit and enjoyed the competition.
Hermie’s Got Talent
On Thursday afternoon, just before the Easter Holidays, Louise (P7) organised a fantastic Hermie’s Got Talent for the whole school and what a great job she did! This involved a lot of planning and organisation…and some help from her classmates. We have some very talented children, and what a great audience they were too! There were many compliments afterwards, from teachers and children alike. Well done! Congratulations to our winner Hamish with his ‘Rap’.
The Council are reviewing school the City’s crossing guides. If you would like to contribute to the review, please do so before Tuesday 24 April 2018 at https://consultationhub.edinburgh.gov.uk/sfc/school-crossing-patrol-review-parents-and-carers. Councillors will use our feedback when deciding if any changes should be made to the service. If you have any questions, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Have a great Easter Holiday and I look forward to working with you when School opens on Tuesday 17 April.
Dates for your diary:
Tuesday 17 April: Term starts for staff and children Thursday 26 April: Fordel Firs Transition event for P7 Monday 30 April: Health Week Friday 25 May and Tuesday 29 May: Parent Consultations Wednesday 6 June: P4-P7 Sports Day Wednesday 13 June: P1-P3 Sports Day
If you any concerns, please do let me know.
Acting Head Teacher
Friday’s alternative World Book Day ‘dress up for dress down day’ was fantastic. We had ‘The Old Lady who swallowed a fly’, ‘Harry Potter’, ‘Where Wally’, ‘Shrek’, ‘Belle’ and ‘Alice in Wonderland’…and that was just some of the teachers! I have put a selection of some of the photos on the website. Continue reading
Some of our World Book Day ‘book characters’ at our assembly on Friday. Who can you find?
It has been another busy week at school, with some wonderful opportunities for the children; Learning for Sustainability, Choir performances, celebrating successes at camp and getting our Young Scots Card photos taken. Please check out our e journals and website for photographs of our learning. Continue reading
Welcome back after an unexpected ‘snow day’ holiday! Thank you again for your community team spirit and support in clearing the snow. This severe weather closure has highlighted the importance of ensuring we have the most updated contact phone numbers. Please see our office staff if you need to update your details. Thank you. Continue reading
Yesterday we woke to the sun shining outside. After a breakfast of cereal, rolls and bacon it was off to our meet our group leaders to hear what we needed for the day ahead. Continue reading
So the children all slept well last night, so all good! The staff well…sleeping in a bunk bed was a new experience form some of them!
They were offered a breakfast of cereal, toast and a hot roll. Then it was time to collect their items for packed lunches and set off to meet their group for their activities.