National Youth Choir of Scotland – apply now!

East Lothian Council’s Arts Service in partnership with the National Youth Choir of Scotland is once again able to offer all children in P3-P7 the chance to join a free singing group. In a slight change from previous years, the ten week block will now run from January to March 2018. Please see the attached leaflet for venues, dates and times. Registration is open now via this link The closing date for booking is Tuesday 19th December. For any queries please email

NYCoS Information Leaflet



East Lothian Council is consulting parents and carers on the future provision of early learning and childcare in Musselburgh, Haddington, North Berwick, Tranent and Dunbar and their surrounding areas.

The consultations are all on the East Lothian Consultation Hub – please open the hyperlink below: and run until 23rd October. They cover children’s age ranges up to 12 years old.

We would encourage as many parents as possible to access this; this is your chance to make your opinions known.

Scottish Government Survey – Early Learning and Childcare in Scotland- Please see below

National survey on the expansion of free early learning and childcare in Scotland

As you’ll be aware the Scottish Government is planning to nearly double the hours of free early learning and childcare by 2020. Because the views of parents and carers are crucial for the success of this expansion, the Government has commissioned independent researchers to undertake a survey of parents. It is now asking for your help in sharing the survey link ( with as many parents of 0-5 year old children in your community as possible.

All parents taking part will have the opportunity to be entered into a prize draw and have the chance to win one of 10 x GBP100 cash prizes.

The survey is carried out for the Scottish Government by Craigforth, an independent research company. If you have any questions about this survey please send a message to:

Special Offer to Families @ The Brunton, Musselburgh

The Brunton, Musselburgh

Special offer: Tickets £5 for ELC school children and parents / carers

Quote: Schools Little Gent offer, only when booking in person or by phone on 0131 665 2240.

 Fri 22 Sep 6.30pm & Sat 23 Sep 3pm

Catherine Wheels Theatre Company


 All the little Gentleman wants is a friend. A friend he can sit in the sun with and watch the birds. But nobody wants to be his friend, until one day he is woken up by a curious dog who just wants to play.

Recommended for everyone aged 4 and over, running time 50mins.


A Path to the Future