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ACTIVE SCHOOLS ONLINE BOOKING!

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Please find below a link to The Active Schools website which will take you to the brand new online booking system, which goes live on Wednesday 19th August at 6pm.
Active Schools Online Booking

Hopefully this will soon replace the paper letters going out to all children. We will continue to provide paper copies for those who require it.

Remember that classes for the children with Active Schools are extremely sought after. So to avoid disappointment, please book early.

Tranent Charrette Survey

On Friday the 1st of May there was a presentation of the proposals emerging from the Tranent Town Centre Charrette. The display material is now on show at Tranent Library until the 15th May 2015. There is also a feedback survey available in the library which can be completed and returned at reception.

The exhibition is also available at https://eastlothianconsultations.co.uk/policy-partnerships/planning-for-tranent-town-centre-1 with a link to the on-line version of the feedback survey.

It would be great if you were able to help our community by taking part in the survey and popping in to the library to have a look.

Town Centre Charrette

As you will no doubt be aware by now the Town Centre Charrette for Tranent is taking place this week – an opportunity for the community as a whole to help develop a masterplan for the centre of the town that will meet their needs and help revitalise the town centre for the benefit of the whole community.

There are a number of different sessions arranged over the coming week where people can find out more and get involved in the designs – but there is 1 in particular that I am hoping you will be able to help further promote to young people and parents picking their kids up from school on Friday.

The Open Design Studio – Friday 27th from 12-2:30pm in the main hall at Ross High School – has been timed specifically around the end of the school day to give people and families a chance to drop in on the process while they are already out and about, see what has been discussed so far and give their input and ideas. 

More details about the rest of the sessions and how else people can get involved can be found at http://www.eastlothian.gov.uk/news/article/1879/help_us_design_a_new_town_centre_for_tranent or on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/tranentcharrette

 

 

Red Nose Day

In aid of Comic Relief we will be raising money in St Martin’s this Friday the 13th of March. This day marks RED NOSE DAY. A day to raise money and give relief to those who need it most.
In school we are having a dress down in red day and all staff, parents and pupils are invited to bring in £1 as a donation to help this fantastic cause. If you wish to give more than £1, then please do.

We look forward to seeing your red costumes on Friday but for now take a moment to take part in this interactive video explaining why we are raising money for Comic Relief. You will explore the life of a young girl called Ngosa and travel to Kitwe in Zambia to learn more about her.

Ngosa’s Story

Waste Week at St Martin’s

Waste Week at St Martin’s has been a fantastic success – Everyone is now more aware of the need to REDUCE,REUSE RECYCLE.

Here’s at quick look at our week:

Monday – the ECO committee visited Kinwegar Recycling Centre.

A super effort from all our children…

and a special Well Done to our winners Primary 1!!!!!!!

Please take time to look out all your unwanted items for our Ecokids

collections.  Children should have brought home their bags home today!!!  The bags will collected from the school on Monday 16th March.

Remember Waste Week should be every week!!!!!!  Here’s a reminder of why………..

http://jointhepod.org/resources/resource/151

Happy Recycling!!!!!!

 

 

 

Happy World Book Day!

Our children are S.O.A.Ring today! This morning some pupils gathered in the gym hall to Switch Off And Read their favourite books. They found it rather therapeutic and relaxing.
Why don’t you give it a go. Switch off that television for 30 mins tonight and help save electricity and our environment.

Parental Feedback on P1 Family Packs

It’s that time again! We need your help in gathering feedback about this year’s P1 Family Packs. We have compiled two surveys, one for Teachers and another for Parents – it would be great if you could click on the link below and complete the survey. There are prizes on offer: an author visit for one lucky teacher and a bundle of books for one parent.

We will also be offering a prize of a bundle of books to the Co-ordinator and/or P1 Contact who generates the most responses in proportion to their Local Authority size.

The links for the surveys are as follows:

For Teachers – https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/WZTXZDW

For Parents – https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/S8Q99ZL

The deadline for both surveys is Friday 27th February.

 

Day 4 in the Benmore House

Activity Group 9 Go Caving….Lots more photos to follow from both groups but for now DINNER!!!