The Big Bike Revival

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!

YESTER PARENT COUNCIL AGM

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.

 

Reminder!!

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

Summer Rugby Club 2017

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:

HRFC Summer Camp booking form

or contact:

scott-marnoch@hotmail.com

smarnoch@knox.elcschool.org.uk

Year of Young People 2018

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& P6 Bikeability – starts Monday 8th May

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/

P4 take on Europe

Turn up the volume, set the video to HD, and join in the singing and actions as P4 represent Scotland in this year’s 9th edition of Schoolovision, singing the Fischy Music song “You Are a Star”.

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.

 

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