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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.


Children in Need 2017! THANK YOU!

Today we ‘dressed down’ to raise money for Children in Need 2017! Lots of spots and Pudsey ears could be spotted across the school!

The total raised so far is a whopping £393.78 with more money to be added and counted soon. Keep your eyes peeled for a final total soon! Well done to Mrs Mercer’s Fundraising Action Team and our football coach Vanda who helped organise lots of fun fundraising activities all week long.

Thank you to all across the school community for supporting this great cause!


Cockenzie Primary Whole School Calendar 2018 – download order form

Calendar photographs were taken today by our fantastic photographer Alexa Hill. Keep your eyes peeled for a sneak preview later in the week…!

The pupils did an amazing job at being photographed and looked fantastic in their outfits!

Calendars cost £5

You can download an order form here. Order form 201718

Please send all orders in a clearly marked envelope with pupil name, class and amount on the front. Thank you.

CPS Calendar Photoshoot on Monday!

Our whole school calendar photo-shoot (photographs by Alexandra Hill) is happening on Monday.

Please all come to school dressed ready to go! Remember the weather, so feel free to bring school uniform to change into after.

Birthday month themes:
January – Burns, tartan, Scottish flag

February – Valentine’s – love hearts, pink/red etc.

March – St Patrick’s Day – Green, Irish flag colours, 4 leaf clovers etc.

April – Commonwealth Games – sporting wear, country flag colours etc.

May – Gala Day – fishermen, crowns/robes, dresses etc.

June – Wimbledon – white, shorts/t-shirts, tennis theme

July – World Cup – International football colours/strips

August – Festival – bright colours, music/drama theme etc.

September – Harvest – autumn colours, farmer style clothes, overalls

October – Halloween – no scary masks please

November – Poppy/Remembrance – red/black, poppies

December – Christmas

Remember, please spend no money on an outfit