World Book Day Challenges

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World Book Day Challenges

Happy World Book Day to everyone! We hope you are all having a lovely World Book Snow Day. I’m sure we will all¬†remember World Book Day 2018!

Here are a some fun challenges that you can take part in for World Book Day whilst at home. We would love to hear about what activities you are taking part in РPlease feel free to tweet us

@Athelstaneford4

to let us know and if you can, include a little photograph too! These would be lovely to share when we go back to school.

  • What is your favourite book?
  • Can you create a new front cover for your book?
  • Can you try and make some stick puppets for the characters in your book and use these to retell the story to someone at home?
  • Can you create a new bookmark?
  • Can you complete a book review for your favourite book?
  • Can you create your favourite character out of snow?

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It’s now so easy to find activities for young people with additional support needs!

Are you ready to Get Connected?

Get Connected is a website that helps you find local sport, art and youth groups in East Lothian.

  • Find¬†accessible activities on the Get Connected MAP
  • Watch VIDEOS of what local kids have been up to
  • Meet your ‘Get Connected’ CHAMPIONS which are organisations that champion inclusion¬†in your community

Get started and find loads of fun activities today!

We also have a Facebook and Twitter where we upload loads of useful info too.

If you do any cool activities already, let us know with the #getconnectedELC hashtag! We’d love to share your pics and videos.

 

 

Is your child eligible for free school meals, and if so, have you registered?
Schools receive additional funding of £1,200 from the Scottish Government for every pupil in P1 to S3 who is registered for free school meals. This is called Pupil Equity Funding, and schools use this additional money to help fund a wide range of initiatives to support achievement and provide the best possible opportunities for children’s learning.

How do I know if my child is eligible for free school meals?
Please visit our website www.eastlothian.gov.uk to check your eligibility and download an application form.

Even if your child does not wish to take up the option of having a free school meal every day, we would encourage you to register so that your child’s school will receive the Pupil Equity Funding allowance to support their learning.

Children In Need 2017

P1/2 have been very busy in school!

They organised and ran a whole school fundraising event for Children in Need on Friday 17th November 2017. They had to think about organising an event and had to make posters to display all about the school. We had lots of confident individuals who also volunteered to speak at our school assembly to tell the whole school about our fundraising event.

After having a little vote in class, P1/2 decided that they would like their class fundraiser for CiN to be a pyjama day whereby everyone could come to school wearing their pyjamas and donate £1 to our chosen charity! (They also loved that this also meant that Miss Millar and all of the staff would also be coming to school in pyjamas!).

P1/2 also organised a bake sale to raise some additional money. We then also ran a whole school event after break time whereby nursery to P7 pupils were put into mixed groups and were challenged with the task of making the best Pudsey’s! They were all amazing!

We were also lucky enough to have a visit from the photographer from The Courier and our photograph has been chosen to feature on the newspapers website!

Thank you to everyone for their donations (especially our parents, grandparents and friends for the delicious home made treats) and for taking part in our class fundraiser! We can’t wait to find out how much money we have raised!¬†

A big well done Primary 1/2. You all worked extremely well as part of a team and were all superstars!

 

     

      

 

 

 

A rural Primary School in East Lothian with a Nursery Class, a P1/2 Class, a P2/3/4 Class & a P5/6/7 Class.