The boys and girls have been working really hard during PE this term learning some traditional Scottish dancing with Miss Gordon. They are getting prepared for our Christmas party which we are having on Wednesday 19th December.
P1 & P2 had a lovely time this morning with their families who popped in to find out about how they have been learning through play. Thank you to all those who managed to come along!
The boys and girls in Primary 2 & 3 had a lovely end to their day enjoying a story and some activities from their Read, Write, Count bags with their parents. A big thank you to all the parents who managed to attend!
Stenton and Innerwick partnership schools came together on Friday 9 November to commemorate the 100th anniversary of Armistice Day. Pupils from both schools presented aspects of their learning, including, literacy, artwork, drama, social studies and music; demonstrating an understanding of and sensitivity to the sacrifices made by previous generations, and an appreciation of the need for peace and reconciliation in our world. Families and friends of both communities joined to share this event, and enjoyed the opportunity to socialise afterwards. Much thanks goes to Rev. David Smith for hosting at Stenton parish church, as well as Rev. Suzie Fletcher for her contribution. In particular, I’d like to express my pride and thanks to all the children and staff across both schools for their hard work in making this such a special occasion.
All East Lothian Council schools, nurseries & specialist education provision will remain CLOSED to pupils on Friday, 2 March, due to adverse weather.
See this news story on the East Lothian Council web site for more disruption info.
Is your child eligible for free school meals, and if so, have you registered?
Schools receive additional funding of £1,200 from the Scottish Government for every pupil in P1 to S3 who is registered for free school meals. This is called Pupil Equity Funding, and schools use this additional money to help fund a wide range of initiatives to support achievement and provide the best possible opportunities for children’s learning.
How do I know if my child is eligible for free school meals?
Please visit our website www.eastlothian.gov.uk to check your eligibility and download an application form.
Even if your child does not wish to take up the option of having a free school meal every day, we would encourage you to register so that your child’s school will receive the Pupil Equity Funding allowance to support their learning.
The children have been very generous and been out with mums and dads to buy gifts to put into shoeboxes. These have been donated to the Shoebox Appeal and will be making lots of people happy this Christmas! Shake to Wake has been getting us going in the morning and P1 and P2 have been getting to grips with some football skills on Friday mornings.
Our Art topic has been a great success and we were treated to a fantastic “Manga” lesson led by Darwin last week! We now have some lovely ideas for making Christmas decorations with natural items we have found on our recent trip to the Bughts.