Tell us your views

The council is sharing detailed information on its school buildings with a new website giving a full picture of its estate at individual school, cluster and East Lothian level.

The website – www.eastlothian.gov.uk/ler – brings together information on the condition, suitability and capacity of existing schools and the council is keen to hear the views of families, communities and learners.

This is part of the development of a Learning Estate Investment Plan for East Lothian. The plan will set out the council’s investment priorities for its schools to make sure that all facilities support high quality teaching and learning equally across the county, and to outline the investment needed for this to happen. It will also consider how school buildings support community use.

To share your feedback you can:

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The feedback will be analysed alongside the results of the online questionnaire that was held in February and presented at a future council meeting. For more information, including dates of event in your area and a link to the questionnaire, visit www.eastlothian.gov.uk/ler

The pre-consultation will close on 10 December 2021.

Orienteering Club!

Orienteering is an exciting outdoor adventure sport that exercises mind and body and is suitable for all ages and fitness levels.
The aim is to navigate between checkpoints or controls marked on a special map. There is no set route so the skill and fun come from trying to find the best way to go. All you’ll need is a pair of trainers and suitable clothing for the weather.
Our fun activities will help us learn the basic skills to get you ready to take part in an event.

Sign up by clicking on https://eastlothian.bookinglive.com/home/active-schools/active-schools-dunbar/dunbar-orienteering/

P7 Learning Blog – Week Beginning 30th August 2021

This week in P7…

On Monday we wrote our imaginative stories about a lost sword. We all tried very hard.

On Tuesday we met our new hometeams. It was very fun and it was noisy. We made shields and put our team names on it with our names.

On Wednesday we had music with Mrs Mailer. We were practising our rhythms using a video on youtube. Then we had Ms Ferguson. Now, we have Ms Ferguson on Wednesdays. We were converting 24 hour to 12 hour time. Then after lunch we had Miss McKay again and we did some ICT. We made fact files about Flora MacDonald. Flora MacDonald helped Bonnie Prince Charlie flee from Scotland.

On Thursday we did PE with Miss Gordon. We did some four square and practised volleyball. It was very fun and enjoyable.

On Friday we did French with Mrs Ballantyne. We were learning school subjects in french!

By Nicole,  Asia, Noah and Lawrie .

 

P7 Learning Blog – Week Beginning 23.8.21

vikingshieldP7 have had a tiring week back at school because it has been their first full week in almost 2 months!

The most exciting part of the week was when we met our P1 buddies because we weren’t sure if we would get them or not (they’re so cute as well). 

We made cards for them and went outside to read a book that we all chose for them. We went in the sunshine and it was lovely.

We started planning our learning about the Jacobites which is our new topic for the term. We learned about how it started and some of the battles. 

In Art this week we were doing our self-portraits which included shape, shading and colouring.

The thing that we are most excited about is the reading groups because it has been a very long time since the last time we did them and we might have new ones! 

Written by Oscar, Sarah, Michael and Lucas