Parents’ Evening will take place on Thursday, 30 March 2017.
Benmore – the estimated time of arrival is 1.30pm approximately.
Our Christmas Service will take place in Yester Church on Wednesday, 21st December 2016 at 1.30pm. All welcome.
A letter was sent out on the 21st November 2016 asking parents to complete a form for their child/children in the case of a school closure. A large number of parents have not returned this form. We would appreciate it if this form was returned to school by Friday, 9th December 2016. As always the safety of the children is paramount to us. Please help us to ensure that.
Nursery – P2 parents:
We have a few tickets left for the 11.00a.m performance of ‘Wriggly Nativity’ on Thursday, 15th December 2016.
If you would like an extra ticket please contact the school office on: 01620810435
If you have ordered your child’s Christmas card they have them today.
Any enquiries regarding the cards please contact APFS direct by calling 0800 027 1939 or by email to firstname.lastname@example.org
If you would like to place an order for your child’s Christmas Cards please remember to order online by Sunday, 23rd October and return the artwork on Tuesday, 25th October. If you are experiencing problems with ordering then pleas call APFS on 0800 027 1939 and they will be able to help.
Eileen McBain (Parent Council)
The Flu Vaccination Programme will take place in school on Thursday, 10th November 2016.
If you have not returned your child’s form to school please do so by Friday, 7th October 2016.
If you would like more information please visit the NHS Lothian website.
You will receive the Annual Data Check for your child/ren this week. Please check and return it to school no later than Tuesday, 6 September 2016. Thank you.
The children’s categories are:
UNDER 5 YEARS OLD
A pasta necklace
A collage on a paper plate using leaves and flowers
2 chocolate crispie cakes
Grow your own: ‘cress head’ in an egg shell (seeds and instructions from Jo Robertson – contact via Garvald website)
AGE 5 TO 8 YEARS
2 gingerbread people
A mat made from Hama beads
A hedgehog made from fruit, vegetables, seeds and/or pinecones
A collage, painting or drawing of your ideal imaginary garden
3 painted pebbles
A home-made birthday card
Grow your own: radishes (seeds and instructions from Jo Robertson – contact via Garvald website)
AGE 9 TO 12 YEARS
Miniature garden (maximum size 60 x 60cm)
An origami creation
A Lego model inspired by East Lothian (no kits allowed)
3 decorated cup cakes
Bunting room decoration
Write a short poem about summer
Design the front cover for Garvald Village Show schedule 2017 (size A5): must include the wording “Garvald Horticultural Society 66th Annual Village Show, 26th August 2017”
Grow your own: dwarf sunflowers (seeds and instructions from Jo Robertson – contact via Garvald website)