More details on the P7 Blog at https://www.edubuzz.org/p7pps/
The PPS Parent Council invites all parents and carers to…..
This year, the parent council would like to invite all parents and carers, with children in PPS / Nursery to come along and take part in our Conversation Cafe. Pupils from the Rights Respecting Schools group will share with us – and PC and PTA are keen to share what we’ve been up to and to hear your views also, so we can set priorities for next session.
We are delighted that we will also have David Gilmour (ELC) coming to share insights into keeping our children safe online – and Lena Hutton (Community Learning Development officer) sharing insights into the wellbeing of our children and building resilience. We will also hold our AGM, but it will be a very condensed part of the evening which everyone is welcome to stay for also.
Monday 17th June 2019
It has been fantastic seeing the tree of values grow this year. Truly a kenspeckly display. Be sure to check it out if in at parent consultations this week – and the consultation area in the hall too.
Recycling at PPS
Great news – several months ago PPS applied to join the Walkers Crisps Recycle scheme – and to nominate Pencaitland Primary School PTA as the charity to support from our collection point. Any crisp packets can be recycled, but there are a few ‘no’ items too.
All has been approved now – a real collaboration for parents and carers, pupils, staff team – and the wider community too!
For more info check our facebook page or the website for Walkers Crisps/recycle.
Note: All links will take you to external pages.
The Learning Council have also been working across the primary classes on their eco-friendly project. You’ll hear more about that at the Spring Fayre!
School Improvement Plan
Thanks to everyone who made time today to join staff team in school.
An interesting session, and great opportunity for parents and children to give their views too. If you missed out today, fear not, as our HT will set out similar consultation for parents and carers to access during the three parent consultation dates in the coming week.
If for any reason you can’t access those either, you can email firstname.lastname@example.org to request a ‘home version’ of the areas being reviewed.
The Parent Council are inviting each family (PPS) to share their thoughts re school photos – to help us plan for next session. Please respond with your children’s views too.
The link below will take you to Surveymonkey. (Please check their site for more info re privacy / data).
It’s always worth keeping an eye out for training opportunities through the fantastic calendar of CPD with CinS.
Connect, formerly the SPTC, has a huge amount of useful information for parents and carers with their children in Scottish schools. If you are interested in getting their newsletter regularly and/or becoming an individual member – follow the (external) link.
They also have a facebook page.
Two surveys are currently open also. One for all members of connect and the other for parents of 2-5 year olds currently in EY provision through 600 or 1140 hours.
|Calling parents of 2 to 5 year olds – please help us find out about early learning and childcare/nursery across Scotland – are you receiving 1140 or 600 free hours?
We’re asking parents to tell us about their experiences of nursery/early learning and childcare now and for the coming year. How many free hours has your child received (or will they receive for 2019/2020)? Is your local authority piloting 1140 hours (the entitlement for 3-5 year olds from 2020)? Please complete our survey here now!
On Thursday, Primary 4 enjoyed their first tag rugby session.