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Sport Relief 2020

Sport Relief 2020 is just around the corner and we’ve decided to get active on Friday 13th March, have fun and change lives.

So we are going to…

  • Hold a get your kit on day – children may come to school in the sports kit of their choice (no professional football strips please but their own club strip is allowed). We would also recommend old trainers.
  • Complete some Zumba Dance Routines and Joe Wicks Work-outs.
  • Run the Sport Relief Mile.

Donations are on a strictly voluntary basis and all children will be allowed to participate regardless. Any donations received will be sent to Sports Relief and will be used to change countless lives, both here in the UK and worldwide.

We’ll also be using Sport Relief as a learning opportunity to help our pupils explore the issues facing young people across the world, and how the money we raise can help.

Musical Theatre Easter School for ages 8 – 16 years.

The Brunton in Musselburgh is running a Musical Theatre Easter School in partnership with Tommie Travers. Following last year’s sell-out Fringe production of Oliver! there has been a real demand for similar experiences.

The Easter School is open to 8 – 16 year olds, and runs from Sunday 5 – Thursday 9 April, culminating in a Showcase Performance on the Thursday evening at The Brunton. The experience focuses on a variety of musical theatre songs which will be performed in the showcase. As the children learn these songs under the guidance of a professional team, they will develop vocal techniques, have the opportunity to learn dance routines and also take part in fun drama games which build confidence.

The cost to participate is £120, and tickets for the Showcase Performance will be £10 adult, £9 child, £34 family of 4.

Book your space now, or for more information please email

New Active Schools Class: Football at Cockenzie Primary School

Active Schools and Cockenzie Primary School are delighted to bring back after-school football classes! Our newest coach, Logan Spence, will be delivering a 5 week block of after-school sessions starting from Wednesday 4th March. This is a fantastic opportunity for pupils to get active, make friends and develop new skills.

Dates:   Wednesdays – March 4th, 11th, 18th, 25th; April 1st (5 weeks)Venue: Cockenzie Primary School


  • P1-3       3:15-4:15pm      
  • P4-7       4:15-5:15pm

Cost:      £10 (for full 5 week block – to be paid when booking)

Spaces are limited and will be allocated on a first come first served basis. To book a place instantly online, please visit and click the ‘Football’ icon. Alternatively, please complete the form below and return with £10 in a sealed envelope to Cockenzie Primary School Office by 9:00am on Tuesday 3rd March


Football Cockenzie Primary

PLHS Pipe Band ‘Aspiration’ concert

Well done PLHS Pipe Band and to all the children from Cockenzie Primary School that were part of the ‘Aspiration’ concert on Tuesday night.

Read the full article below . . . .

Pipe Band ‘Aspiration’ Concert
The Pipe Band Concert, entitled “Aspiration”, took place on Tuesday 4 February. Over 100 pupils from Preston Lodge cluster schools performed on the night to a full-house in the School Hall.

The concert was designed to showcase the progression path that our pipers and drummers take from learning on the chanter or stick and pad through to the Development Pipe Band, then into the Novice competing band, and onto the Juvenile Pipe Band where the standard of playing is at a professional level.

Raising aspirations and teaching pupils that they can always achieve more for themselves with hard work, determination and self belief is a key element to what the piping and drumming tutors hope to instill in our young players. Hence “Aspiration”

For the finale a huge combined band of over 80 pipers and drummer left the audience’s ears ringing to the tune of “Auld Lang Syne”.

The evening was also a very important fundraiser for the band and ticket sales, raffle and tombola combined netted the band over £2500 towards band funds.

We would like to thank all our sponsors and supporters, and everyone who came on the night to make the evening a success.

 Lee Moore