Congratulations to Hayley who was awarded her Bronze Certificate from the Children’s University for attending 30 hours in after school activities and clubs. A fantastic achievement!
P6/7 WWII Learning Wall on PhotoPeach P6/7 invited parents in on the last day of term to see our ‘Second World War’ Museum and to share our learning. Some groups performed the plays they had scripted and the children sang ‘Obey Your Air Raid Warden’. This has been a very enjoyable project and the pupils have enjoyed learning and … Continue reading P6/7 WWII Museum
Assistive software on ELC school computers Please have a look at this guide which gives a short description of the assistive software available on East Lothian Council school computers. For many students with additonal support needs the use of technology is really important for them to become independent learners. Please get in touch if you … Continue reading A guide to the Assistive Software on school computers
Mrs Moore’s daughter, Sarah, visited the class to tell us about her visit to the WWII concentration camps as part of a student trip to Poland and Germany. She gave a very informative talk on what she saw and learned there. Charlotte had chosen ‘The Holocaust’ as her research topic and so she was able to tell … Continue reading Sarah’s talk on Auschwitz & Birkenau
Thank you to everyone who supported our whole school ‘Yellow Day’. We raised an amazing £243.89 for Marie Curie Cancer Care. The children had a fantastic day with plenty of fun activities. In our school home teams, we started the day with the Sunflower Beetle Drive. Next we each made a large daffodil for our colourful and Spring-themed daffodil frieze, … Continue reading Elphinstone Yellow Day
There was a hello and a goodbye at our Easter assembly. The school welcomed Erica, the new Tranent Parish minister, and it was a sad farewell to Nicola who will shortly be leaving Tranent and moving up to Aberdeen. Mrs Williams read a special poem to her and the children gave her their home made cards. All … Continue reading Fond Farewell to Nicola
A great opportunity has arisen for a GTCS registered teacher to gain further experience advising and delivering Outdoor Learning opportunities to East Lothian pupils and staff. Working along side both primary and secondary schools in the authority using the outdoor environment and adventurous activities as a vehicle for delivering the Curriculum for Excellence through Outdoor … Continue reading Teacher, Outdoor Learning – Job / Secondment opportunity!
Today we went to visit a massive flower garden at Keukenhof in Holland. Adventure Ted was very excited to see lots of trees in blossom because he heard us talking about this at nursery and was pleased to see the beautiful flowers on the trees for himself. We saw lots of tulips growing in a field … Continue reading Flowers in Holland!