Saltoun Primary School

Archive for January, 2009

Rabbie Burns Celebrations!

Mhairi\’s Wedding On Friday we celebrated the 250th anniversary of Rabbie Burns birth by reciting poetry and singing songs. We then tasted shortbread and scottish raspberry crush. Yum! We would also like to thank Murdo’s dad (Mr Fraser), for playing a selection of Scottish songs on his fiddle.          

African Drumming!

African Singing Video (click to watch) On Monday P4/5/6/7 were lucky enough to take part in African drumming. We learned about dance, movement, rhythm and voice. It was a great afternoon which lead to us performing to the p1/2/3’s and their parents. P4/5/6/7 said they loved it and would like to thank Dougie, who taught them […]

Holidays again!

Just a reminder that for the February holidays we break up on Friday 6th February at normal time and children return on Tuesday 17th February.  We can’t believe how quickly these holidays have come around!  Hope everyone has a great time.


We have been learning about why having clean water is so important for us and also that not all children are so fortunate.  As a class, we decided to have a charity event and try to raise as much money as we can for WaterAid. We have registered with the charity online and they have a really useful […]

Money, Money, Money!

P1/2/3 have been learning about money.  They have a shop in the classroom called Toys R Us.  They have lots of toys to sell.  They made price lists and signs.  Just now there is a sale! They have reduced everything by 1p.  What a bargain!           

H2H Minutes

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Grand Opening of Forest Schools Murals!

On Thursday 15th January at 10am  we are having a grand unveiling of our Forest School Murals.  We have invited Councillors and all those who were involved to attend.  All parents are also welcome!  There will be tea and coffee, with P7 pupils giving a display of all their related forest school work.

Burn’s Celebration

As usual at Saltoun we are celebrating Rabbie Burn’s birthday.  Each child has a verse to learn for our Poetry Recital Competition on Friday 23rd January.  Each year group is also learning a song and we will sing them after our Burn’s Supper on the same morning.  If possible, pupils should try to wear a piece of tartan.   

Parent Council Meeting

Next Parent Council Meeting is Thursday 29th January at 7.30pm.  All welcome!

Star Awards!

Congratulations to Millie who passed her Ballet Exam!  She worked really hard.   Well done Thomas!  He is Player of the Month at his rugby club.