Earlier today at a lovely and warm Meadowmill, the Yester team of 18 athletes convincingly won the 2017 East Lothian Small Schools Athletics event, beating a total of 14 other schools to lift the trophy! Well done to all the team on their great performance!
Haddington is hosting the Big Bike Revival, a nationwide event promoted by Cycling UK.
The event is taking place at Knox Academy on Friday 26 May between 9:30 and 16:30
The aim is to reconnect people of all ages with cycling and promote cycling to potential new cyclists as well as encourage regular cyclists to continue.
What’s on offer:-
Ø Bike mechanic on site for advice, demonstrations and minor repairs 10:00 – 14:00
Ø Puncture repairs
Ø Safety check advice and demonstrations
Ø Introduction and advice on the Bikeability scheme for adults and children
Ø Led rides at various times on local tracks and cycle paths
Ø Entertainment by local rider Aaron Duke – a range of stunts and displays including some of Scottish cycling’s up to date bikes
Ø Bananas and water supplied for participants
Ø Borrow a bike for the led rides
All above are free of charge so please feel free to come alone and help us to help the Scottish Government reach their target of reaching ten per cent of all journeys being carried out my non-motorised means by the year 2020.
East Lothian is a cycling haven so come along and be part of something great on your doorstep!
Monday 5th June, 7pm @ Yester School
Parent council members for 2017 / 2018 will be appointed. Come along to find out more and how you can help.
YESTER PARENT COUNCIL IS SWITCHING TO ONLINE COMMUNICATIONS. PLEASE SIGN UP BY 30TH JUNE!
- IF YOU DO NOT HAVE ACCESS TO ONLINE COMMUNICATIONS PLEASE TELL US VIA YOUR CLASS REP OR THE SCHOOL OFFICE
- WE WILL CONTINUE TO USE THE PARENT COUNCIL NOTICE BOARD AND FACEBOOK AND ENSURE ACCURATE INFORMATION IS POSTED THERE
Come and join Haddington Rugby Club at our rugby/ multi sports camp four days of fun from 17th-20th July 2017.
HRFC Summer Camp has now been running since 1999 it is run by volunteers to help raise funds for HRFC youth section.
There will be:
- Coached activities from 09.30 am – 3.00 pm
- 2.5 hours of rugby and 2 hours of multi sports
- Swimming at Aubigny centre / multi sports (Open only to children who can swim 50 metres)
- Free rugby summer camp t- shirt
- Free daily snack & drink
- Free lunch on Thursday
- Medal and certificate ceremony
- Tuck shop (money required)
- Rugby based activities coached by SRU qualified coaches
- All coaches PVG checked
Costs: £70.00 for members of HRFC & Gifford Goblins, non-members £80.00
If you are interested please download this form:
Want to develop your skills and collaborate with hundreds of other young people all over Scotland to make the Year of Young People 2018 incredible? #YOYP2018 is on the hunt for young people aged 8-26 just like you! Apply now at young.scot/yoyp2018.
P5 and P6 Bikeability is planned over the next few weeks.
Bikeability Scotland is a cycle training scheme designed to give children the skills and confidence they need both to cycle safely on the roads, and to encourage them to carry on cycling into adulthood. Bikeability sessions at Yester are provided by trained parent volunteers.
We are delighted that Belhaven Bikes will be in school on the morning of Monday 8th May to check all the children’s bikes.
Please bring bikes to school for this brilliant service as unroadworthy bikes can waste lots of time at beginning of the sessions and may result in your child not being able to participate.
You should have received a letter home regarding the date of your child’s session. Your child should also bring a helmet, gloves and waterproofs on the day.
More information about Bikeability can be found at http://bikeabilityscotland.org/
If you are able to help in any way with this initiative we would love to hear from you. The link below will enable you to download a copy of the letter we sent to all parents about what we are doing in this area. It includes a form which you can return to us to let us know how you can help.
The next Parent Council meeting is on Monday 8th May at 7pm. Please contact your class rep if you wish anything to be raised. Observers are very welcome.
All entries are appearing on the website over the next 10 days, before the 1000 children in 37 countries taking part choose their favourites in a special webcam conference on Friday 12th May, the day before Eurovision itself.
Newsletter and minutes from the March meeting are now available to download from the Parent Council pages of this site.