Francesca Simon’s GLOW meet

At Sanderson’s Wynd we are using GLOW meets to communicate with the wider world more and more frequently. Some of our classes will be taking part in the Horrid Henry author, Francesca Simon’s GLOW meet on Thursday 1st March as part of our Book Week work. To find out more about Francesca Simon’s GLOW meet you can go to this website:

If you are a parent and would like to learn more about GLOW please click here. A GLOW guide for parents (PDF)

The Lennox Author Award

The Lennox Author Award is aimed at all Primary 5 to 7 pupils in East Lothian. This year’s theme is “Another time, another place” and the shortlisted authors are Theresa Breslin, Johnny O’Brien and Ali Sparkes.

You can take part by reading a book by one of the shortlisted authors, then voting on:

News Release: Consultation on new development plan

East Lothian Council is seeking the views of residents and others on future land-use and development in East Lothian as it prepares a new Local Development Plan.

The plan will eventually replace the East Lothian Local Plan 2008.

Councillor Barry Turner, the Council’s planning spokesman said: “The Council is interested in hearing the views of everyone with an interest in East Lothian. We want to know what aspirations you have for the way your area might develop over the next ten years or so, and what planning issues you think may need to be addressed in the new plan. Continue reading News Release: Consultation on new development plan

Book Week Competition

 As part of Book Week 2012 (5th – 9th March), the school will set up a book fair for pupils to choose and purchase books from. We have taken into account feedback from parents and pupils and this year, instead of using Travelling Books, we have decided to use Scotia Books instead. The advantage of organising the book sales through Scotia is that pupils will be able to decide which books to sell at the fair. We are looking for five or six pupils from P1 – P7 to go to Glasgow to select the books on Wednesday 22nd February. They will be chosen from the winners of two competitions. Transport will be organised and there will be no cost to parents. Pupils will be accompanied by school staff and lunch will be provided by Scotia Books. The pupils chosen will be the winners of this competition so …
Closing Date for entries: Friday 10th February in the pocket on the DHT office door

Click here for P1-3 Reading Competition

Click here for P4-7 reading competition


Plastic Bottle Greenhouse Repairs

Unfortunately our plastic bottle greenhouse in the school courtyard suffered wind damage over the Christmas holidays. Mr. Clelland has very kindly offered to repair it and the work is already underway. We are in need of more 2 litre plastic bottles to complete the work. Donations of clean, rinsed out 2 litre bottles with labels already removed would be greatly appreciated!


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