Saltoun Primary School

Archive for December, 2011

Headteacher’s Blog

Well -the holidays loom ever nearer. Depending on who you are, you will probably view this fact in a variety of ways. Most of the children cannot see past next Sunday and the joys of Christmas day. The staff are ticking events off the list as each is accomplished, then starting to prepare for the […]

Final week

Arrangements for the final week. Tuesday 20th December- 9.30 am Service in church: you are invited to join us for a whistlestop tour of Christmas around the world. Refreshments will be served back at the school afterwards. Wednesday 21st December Am Nursery party Pm P1-7 party Thursday 22nd December School closes at usual time for […]

Head Teacher’s Blog

With only two weeks to go, my thoughts this week turn, not surprisingly, to Christmas. You have probably read and heard your fill of Christmas messages and I don’t aspire to having anything original or startling to say about this time of year. Over the years I have met people who love Christmas and all […]


All schools to close at noon on Thursday due to severe weather warning Published Thursday 8th December 11 Due to the severe weather warnings for high winds on Thursday afternoon, all East Lothian schools are to close at noon today, Thursday 8 December. On the advice of the Scottish Government, schools in East Lothian will […]

Thank You

The Library is Starting to Take Shape A big thanks to Rachel, Lesley, Amanda, Jacqui and Magi for making a great start to the library.  If you have a half hour to spare once the kids are dropped off or before you collect them please drop in and lend a hand.  You are most welcome.

Dark Tent

We used a dark tent today in our light experiments, it was exciting, other experiments involved discovering the attributes of convex and concave lenses.  Tomorrow….we will discuss the why. 

Eco Committee Minutes

Here are the eco committees latest minutes which were taken by Sarah Rothon (P7)  

New Qualifications

New Qualifications click here to read

Nursery Forest School – Elf house challenge

Head Teacher’s Blog

My thought for this week is about a vision statement for the school. I had seen mention of this somewhere and wasn’t sure that we had one and if so how up-to-date it was. So I looked online for the definition of vision statements and advice on what they should contain. I found out that […]