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Exploring a New Library

March 15th, 2015 by

After helping to raise the Commonwealth flag over the Townhouse in Haddington last Monday, Primary 4 pupils from Sanderson’s Wynd were excited to explore the children’s section of the Haddington library. Thank you to the wonderful librarians who welcomed a whole class at very short notice!

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Welcome to the World of Norm- Jonathan Meres visits Primary 4s!

March 4th, 2015 by

World of Norm author Jonathan Meres visited Sanderson’s Wynd Primary today for an energetic talk to Primary 4s from all over the Ross High Cluster. The exciting event was part of Ross Rocks Reading and was attendend by 225 pupils from 7 primary schools, including Saltoun, Humbie, Pencaitland, Macmerry, Windygoul, St. Martin’s and Sanderson’s Wynd. […]

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Recycled Reading Christmas Trees

December 14th, 2014 by

Primary 7s at Macmerry have been busy creating beautiful Christmas decorations out of books that are no longer readable. Have a look at their fabulous results here:

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RRR Book Lending Stations

December 14th, 2014 by

Book lending stations have appeared in several locations throughout the Ross Cluster now. In Macmerry you can borrow and exchange books at the Butcher’s. There is another lending station at the Winton Arms in Pencaitland. In Tranent there are lending stations at Bissett and Steedman, the library, Meadowmill Sports Centre and Recharge. We are very […]

Posted in Elphinstone Primary School, Humbie Primary School, Macmerry Primary School, Ormiston Primary School, Pencaitland Primary School, Ross High School, Saltoun Primary School, Sanderson's Wynd Primary School, St. Martin's Primary School, Windygoul Primary School | | | Comments Off on RRR Book Lending Stations

Tranent Primary Schools Book Review Competition

November 23rd, 2014 by

To mark Book Week Scotland all pupils in St. Martin’s, Windygoul and Sanderson’s Wynd primaries  are invited to submit a book review on any book that they have read and would recommend to others. The review can take any format and is a good opportunity to get creative! All entries are due to your school by […]

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The Book You Write: Earth, Wind and Fire

November 19th, 2014 by

There is an amazing story that is being written with the help of pupils in the Ross High Cluster. Primary 4P at Sanderson’s Wynd love the story so far! The first two chapters can be found here: http://thebookyouwrite.blogspot.co.uk/ Check out the story and submit your ideas before the 30th of November to see if they are included […]

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Ross Rocks Reading at Sanderson’s Wynd

November 12th, 2014 by

To take part in our Ross Rocks Reading challenge pupils have been set the task of reading a minimum of 20 minutes per day at least 3 days a week. Last week many of our pupils completed their fifth week of reading and were looking forward to receiving their lanyards at today’s assembly. We were […]

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Ross Rocks Reading Launch

September 11th, 2014 by

Ross Rocks Reading is an exciting and innovative challenge for Ross High Cluster schools and their communities to get more involved with  reading. During the launch of the initiative on Tuesday, the 9th of September, community members and pupils came together to share the books that they have been reading and what books they are looking forward […]

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Hello world!

August 14th, 2014 by

Check out our blog to find out what Ross Rocks Reading events are going on in our cluster schools or share your own news here!

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