Revised School Session Dates 2019/2020

You may be aware that as part of the national teachers’ pay negotiations two additional in-service days for school session 2019/20 have now been approved by the Scottish Government. 
The first of these additional days is Monday 21 October 2019, with the East Lothian in-service day moving to Tuesday 22 October 2019
The second additional day will be Tuesday 7 January 2020.
Therefore, please find the revised School Session Dates for session 2019/20 below:

Asthma: Week 35 25 – 31 August – A Guide for Patients/Carers

Rise in Asthma Attacks

Did you know there is a rise in Asthma Attacks in August when pupils go back to school after their summer holidays?

Each year we see an increase in asthma attacks in children when they return to school which often result in admission to hospital. 

Check out our top tips to try and avoid this happening.

Remember, asthma attacks are serious and you need to get help day or night if your child is not responding to their blue inhaler.

1140 Hours Meeting Information

Please find below all the information that was presented at last nights 1140 meeting,


The information attached here is very much based only on the circumstances in Dunbar Primary School.

Other schools in East Lothian may have different models to suit the needs of the service and community.

Remember that forms should be returned by  Monday 20th May2019.

1140 presentation for Dunbar parents 13.5.19

May 19 1140 expansion Parent FAQ

Dunbar parents consultation form May 2019

We are at the beginning of the  process to gather information and will endeavour to work with our current workforce arrangements. The goal is to come up with a suitable model for the  Dunbar  Community. We will provide a further information  session next session as the process develops.

Angus J MacRury