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It is Dyslexia Awareness Week 2019!

This week is Dyslexia Awareness Week 2019, in Scotland.

It is estimated that 1 in every 10 people have Dyslexia. Dyslexia can affect anyone, regardless of culture or background.

Here at Cockenzie, we take steps to ensure all of our learners feel positive about themselves and achieve success.

For further information and support check out;

https://dyslexiascotland.org.uk/

As always, our staff are here to answer questions and offer support however we can. Please do get in touch.

Beat the Street!

Beat the Street!

Beat the Street launches 11th September and runs until 23rd October. Beat the Street is a fun, free game that will happen across the areas of Musselburgh, Wallyford, Whitecraig, Prestonpans, Cockenzie & Port Seton and Longniddry!

Every pupil at Cockenzie PS will be issued with a GREEN FOB on Monday 9th September, along with all the information you need to play.

Every journey you make adds to your points total. Everyone can register to be a part of TEAM COCKENZIE, let’s see if we can get to the top of the area leader board!

To register and check your progress on line, visit: https://beatthestreet.me/eastlothian  

Additional playing cards for adults will be also be available – stay tuned to the school blog and our Twitter account for more info!

Check out this Youtube video which explains exactly how to play!https://youtu.be/KJbOghMQ5ZM

Road Safety Week 2018

Our Junior Road Safety Officers will be on patrol this week to promote safe parking.  They will also be sharing road safety messages for all children at assembly on Thursday. Please continue to support us in parking safely around our school.

NSPCC – Online safety, useful links for parents/carers

Many thanks to all who attended our online safety workshop for parents and carers on Friday. Please see below some useful links recommended by NSPCC:

· Visit our NSPCC and O2 NSPCC website pages, check our Net Aware and Share Aware resources

· Call our free O2 NSPCC Online Safety Helpline on 0808 800 5002

· Download our Net Aware app on the App Store or Google Play

· Pop into your local O2 store for online safety help from a Guru – you don’t even have to be an O2 customer!

· Sign up to our icebreaker email series.

This Friday – Sport Relief dress down day!

Dress down in sports clothes this Friday to celebrate Sport Relief – please feel free to donate a small amount (max £1) for this worthy cause!

We will also mark Earth Hour this coming Friday – a global event to celebrate taking care of Planet Earth. We will be turning all lights off in school for 1 hour to  save  energy!

Social Media and Internet Safety – Information Session for Parents and Carers

Thursday 25th January 2018 at 6.30pm – 7.00pm
ALL Parents/Carers welcome to attend

Matthew O’Connor, Guidance Teacher at Musselburgh Grammar, will be hosting a social media and internet safety session for parents and carers on Thursday 25th January at Cockenzie Primary School.

Invitation to attend is open to all parents/carers across the school.

Please note that due to the content of the session, children are NOT able to attend.