25th February 2021
Dear Parents and Carers
Following interviews this week Miss Amanda-Jane Thomson has been appointed as DHT on secondment to Dunbar Primary School until June 2021.
Miss Thomson has been working at Law Primary School as a Principal Teacher with responsibility for Early Years and has been developing a play-based curriculum to support learning from Nursery to Primary 2.
She will be line managing Primary 2 and working with pupils across the campus as part of our support programme in RWInc, writing and numeracy.
Miss Thomson will start with us on Monday 1st March and you will see her out and about at drop off and pick up, and she will make contact with Primary 2 parents later next week.
Mrs Wight and the two members of the nurturing team will be focusing on supporting any pupils needing help settling back into school and working with groups who need some additional support in a specific curricular area.
Mrs Wheatley is supporting Primary 1 and is providing support for the SLT every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday.
I will continue to line manage Primary 3 alongside Mrs King until the end of term.
We have planned our transition programmes for Nursery to P1 and P3 to P4 but it will all be based on the actions the Scottish Government takes as we move forward next term as to what activities will be on-line and those that can take place at John Muir or Lochend Campuses. We will review this regularly to reflect changes and will send details after the Easter holiday.
If you need to contact someone at school regarding your child this is who to contact;
P1 Mrs Wheatley
P2 Miss Thomson
P3 Mrs Gillanders