Weekly update 26th June

It is the Holidays!!

Dear Parents and Carers,
Thank you for all your continued support, and well done to all our pupils for their hard work, progress and achievement over the last school year. We look forward to welcoming new pupils into Primary One in August and wish all our Primary Sevens well as they move on to Grammar School and beyond.

Arrangements for returning to school in August 2021
We are looking forward to welcoming our children back into school on Wednesday 18th August.
Monday 16th August – In-service Day (closed to children)
Tuesday 17th August – In-service Day (closed to children)
Wednesday 18th August – All P2 to P7 return. P1 will receive a letter with dates and times during the holidays.

The School Year

Richard Taylor  has kindly created a 5 minute assembly showing lots of photos and video clips from this session

Soft Start and timings (Exact timings will be published 9th August 2021)

Children are welcome to arrive at school between 8.35–9.00am through their allocated door for a soft start. Children in P1-P7 do not line up in the mornings, but come straight into school

New P1 children will receive a letter of the start days and times for their child during the summer break.

Dunbar Primary School Photography competition winners


The Parent Council ran a photography competition recently and lots of our pupils took part 🙂
There’s an 8 minute video showing the entries and winners! 

(40) DPS 2021 PhotoCompVid – YouTube

A3 Postcard Poster

Drowning Prevention Week

It’s Drowning Prevention Week and we’ve been asked to share some resources with you. Please have a look at the royal lifesaving society uk website and consider how we can best be safe in the water over summer.

Contacting Us

A reminder, like always, that if you would like to contact us, please email: admin@dunbarprimary.elcschool.org.uk and your email will be passed on to the appropriate member of staff.  The email system will not be manned during the summer break.


PE Kits: On PE days children should come to school wearing: a PE kit (shorts/joggers/leggings and a t-shirt). We will send details of your child’s PE slots in the new term.
Other items to bring to school: Your child should bring; a named water bottle, outdoor coats/jackets and wellies as required. Please ensure all items are clearly named.
Snacks: P1 & P2 children will receive free fruit for snack on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays.

School Meals: Please remember to use your ipay account to pre-order school lunches.

School lunches will continue be served in classrooms from Wednesday 18th August to Friday
3rd September.
Our expectation is that dining halls will re-open on Monday 6th September, guidance permitting and following updated risk assessment. Further confirmation will be issued prior to
this date.


Anyone testing positive for COVID -19 during the holidays, please email covidinschools@eastlothian.gov.uk



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