Highlights from this week at DPS

Some Highlights from Twitter that you might have missed


JMC were so pleased to see Rev Twaddle today. We thank him for the wonderful inspiration he has given us over the last 38 years.

 John Muir Campus’ advent door for Thursday was the Jolly Postman’s letterbox by Mr MacRury. Look out for more next week!

Weekly Update 5th December

Monday 5th December

P6E Library visit

 P7 Anne Frank Drama Workshops

1.30-2.30 – P6 Seasons for Growth

6.30: Children’s University Graduation Ceremony JMC

7pm – Parent Council Meeting @ JMC

Tuesday 6th December

P7D Plankton Workshop in class

9-9.45- P7A library visit

9.45-10.30 P5F library visit

Wednesday 7th December

 P4E Art Workshop

RNLI Fundraiser & Shop @ Dance Studio

2pm – Chicken Planning meeting in parents room John Muir

6 – 8.30pm – School Musical Evening Concert John Muir Campus

Thursday 8th December

P7B Plankton Workshop in classroom

11-12 – Season for Growth @ Butterfly Room

1.45 – 2.30 – P7C library visit

1.30-3pm – P4A buddy visit  John Muir Campus

6pm – 8pm P5 Enterprise Fayre at Lochend Campus

S2 Dunbar Grammar Drama Students, Panto for all P3 Classes

Friday 9th December

9.15 – 10 – P6A Library visit                                                        

10-12pm – Choir @ Dunbar Day Centre

10 – 10.30 Cove parents Assembly






Google Expedition

Primary 5,6 & 7  went on a virtual journey today using Google Expedition. We  went to many parts of the Universe. We were deep sea divers under the sea, astronauts flying into space, explorers into the rainforest and like John Muir discovered the  beauty of the National parks of America.

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A lovely Christmas French activity for families in December


 DATE AND VENUE: Sat 17 Dec 2016 at the Scottish Storytelling Centre

Cost: £6.00 (Please remember to select a free adult ticket as well as a ticket for your child)

Start Time & Duration:  12.30pm (1hr)

Join Lapin and his French speaking puppet friends in their Christmas adventure! The show will be followed by a bilingual storymaking session where children and grown-ups can create their own Lapin story to take home. A fun and lively way to use new or already known French words.

*This activity is suitable for 4 and 5 year olds

Link to buy tickets



Weekly Update 28th November 2016

Monday 28th November

P7 Bubblegum & Fluff event @ Church Hall

9.30 – 11.45 x 3 classes (P7C/P7D/P7E)

12.40 – 2.40 x 2 classes (P7A/P7B)

1.30 – 2pm: P4 & P5 Pupil Focus Group for ELC Befriending Service in upstairs meeting room

2 – 2.30: P6 & P7 Pupil Focus Group for ELC Befriending Service in upstairs meeting room

4.00-7.00PM: Parents Evening (P4B & P5E)

Tuesday 29th November 

P7 WWII Workshops in class (5 x 45min sessions)

4.00-7.00PM: Parents Evening (P4B & P5E)

Wednesday 30th November

P4 Roman Day

9-3 – All day Google expedition setting up in Dance Studio P5 & P6

Thursday 1st December

11.00-12.00: Seasons for Growth – P6

1-3.15 DAP sports @ Meadowmill

1.45 – 2.30 – P4C Library visit

P3 Football John Muir Campus

9.30 – 11.30 – RCWC course John Muir Campus

Friday 2nd December

9.15-10 – P6F library visit






Please help Dunbar Primary School fundraise…at no cost to you! Just shop via the easyfundraising website and the retailer will give a percentage of each purchase back to the school. Over 3100 retailers are affiliated with the site and Christmas (or even Black Friday!) is the perfect time to start.

Thanks. 😀

easyfundraising (link for more details)


P4 Art Project

Primary 4 are taking part in a project with students from Edinburgh College of Art.  They are thoroughly enjoying it and learning lots of new skills!

1+2 Languages

As thoughts turn to Christmas the children in Primary 1 and 2 may enjoy learning this French Christmas song.

This leaflet explains the 1+2 Languages Strategy