Have Your Say On Play: East Lothian Consultation


Last day to respond to this survey is 30th September ’16, so please do take a few minutes to give your views. They do count! The working group will review responses and this will help shape the new Play Strategy for East Lothian. Play is the key driver for how children develop and learn so be their advocates today 🙂


Pencaitland Primary Living History

Over the coming weeks the Living History team hope to capture for posterity the experiences of people over the previous 40 (or even more) years that the school building in the Glebe has been in use by the local community in and around Pencaitland.

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Wendy Davidson
Elaine McCormack
Denise Brown
Jim Gillies
Alec Robertson

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PPS 40th Anniversary: Sending Time Capsule Treasures or 2016 Snapshots

An official invite to the new school opening in 1976.
An official invite to the new school opening in 1976.


To make it as easy as possible to send in your digital memories for the 40th Anniversary Digital Time Capsule, we’ve created the email links below. Just click the link which most closely matches what you want to send in and it should open up your email software to allow you to send in your attachment. Just one per email please.

You can send in any of the following:

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PTA Spring Fayre 26th May

This year’s Spring Fayre takes place on Saturday the 26th of May. The PTA is looking for both donations of items as well as people willing to help out for a time on the day.

Find out more about how you can help by reading the full story.

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Fireworks tickets now available

2011 PTA Pencaitland Fireworks Poster Tickets for the annual Pencaitland Fireworks show are now available from the school office, Spar shop, Post Office and Granny shop.

Ticket prices are £5 Adult, £3 Child, Family £13 (Family is 2 adults and up to 4 children). Under 5s go free.

Gates open at 6.15pm on Saturday 5th Nov (not Sunday 6th as previously advised).

Parent Council Update – October 2011

Dear Parents,

Sarah Kurt-ElliNow that everyone is hopefully settled in to a new school year, we thought we would take the opportunity to let you know a little about the purpose of the Parent Council, it’s work over the past year and our plans for the year ahead. We hope that this covers most questions you might have, but please get in touch if you want to know more. Just click the link below…

Sarah Kurt-Elli

Chair, Pencaitland Parent Council
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Fundraising events planned to make church wind & watertight

Click here to find out more about how you can help raise the funds to make the village's church wind and watertight.Parents may already be aware of the campaign by members of the community trying to raise much needed funds for the repair of Pencaitland Parish Church. In order to hit the target of £70,000 (now at £47,000) a number of local fundraising events are planned.

If you would like to know more about what’s coming up please visit the full story and list of planned events on the Pencaitland Community Council’s website.

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Pencaitland Playgroup summer fair this Saturday

The Pencaitland Playgroup’s annual summer fair takes place tomorrow (Saturday 25th) at the Carriage House, between 1 and 4pm.

There will be food (burgers, ice-cream, teas and coffees and home baking), plenty of stalls (second-hand books and toys, bric-a-brac, bags, jewellery, make-up), face painting, arts and crafts, tombola and a number of competitions where you can win, amongst other things, tickets to East Links, the Air Show at East Fortune.


Open since 1968, the playgroup has a long tradition of working with the children of Pencaitland and the surrounding area. It offers a safe and happy environment for children to work and play in, with two full-time staff members providing a morning service based in the Sports Pavillion next to the bowling club. Activities offered include sand and water play, art and craft activities, baking, books and music and movement.

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