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Fostering – can you help?

Are you who they’re looking for?
 
We urgently need more people to take the plunge and find out about fostering with East Lothian Council.
 
East Lothian Council’s Education and Children’s Services spokesperson Councillor Shamin Akhtar says:
 
‘We have children and young people who need foster carers urgently. The demand is always growing and we need more people to come forward very soon and give their love and support to some vulnerable children and young people who really, really need them.
 
‘As you know, we set great store in East Lothian in keeping our looked-after children in or very close to East Lothian, so that very vulnerable children don’t have to change schools or lose touch with their friends and wider families. Not every fostering agency thinks this is important but we do – we really see the value in not sending children far away from everyone and everything they know. So, I’d just like to say how grateful I am to all our current foster carers for choosing to Foster East Lothian and for the fantastic job they do – they make a difference every day. I hope that there will be a number of people reading this article now who will also be able to make that difference and be the ones that our children so desperately need.’
 
To find out more about joining our East Lothian fostering team (including, training, home visits and remuneration), please go to www.eastlothian.gov.uk/fostering or  phone us on 01620 827 643
 
Jane Ogden-Smith MCIPR
Communications and Engagement
East Lothian Health and Social Care Partnership
Room 211, John Muir House
Brewery Park
Haddington EH41 3HA
Direct Line 01620 827 755
Mobile 07703 191 218
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It’s still snowing! We miss you !

Good morning everyone!

Hope you are all safe and warm! Your teachers have been working hard during these snow days to plan some fantastic learning for you , so hopefully we will be seeing you all on Monday.

P4-7 – hope you are doing lots of lovely reading – remember to use ARbookfinder online to check if a book is on AR.

p1-3 – carry on with any reading book you have or enjoy a comic or magazine.

We do hope you have been getting creative in the snow – send us your photos so we can put them on our blog!

 

Take care everyone.

Mrs G 🙂

Morning Nursery – Sneak Peek!

PDSA

The whole school, from Nursery to Primary 7, was very lucky to have Jen from the PDSA visit them today. According to their age group, the children were given a talk with visual aids, powerpoint presentations and video clips about this most interesting charity.

 

Apparently his year, the PDSA will provide more than 2.3 million free treatments to sick and injured pets and more than 420,000 preventive treatments. This is funded entirely by public support so a huge thank you is due to the many donors, customers and volunteers, who ensure that the PDSA is there to provide a healthy life for all our pets.

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CHRISTMAS CRAFT FAIR

A BIG FESTIVE THANK YOU to everyone who came along to our Christmas Craft Fair this morning. It was an overwhelming success! We raised the amazing grand total of £476.32 for School Funds, especially for new reading books! Well done to all of our budding Entrepreneurs in every class from Nursery to Primary 7. What a wonderful selection of art, design and craft ideas, ideal for last minute Christmas presents as well as that “special gift”. No wonder nearly everything was sold out in such a short time!
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