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Weekly information from Lorna Allan w/c Friday 22 September 2017

Please note the following:

Friday 22nd September



West Barns Youth Club from 6.30 – 8.00 p.m.
Tuesday 26th September Cala Homes in to see P5 and P6/7



Wednesday 27th September  


3.30 After School Running Club


Friday 29th September  

9.30 P1/2 Visit from RNLI


11.15 P5 Table Tennis Taster



PC1 Trip Form (Orange paper)


I would be grateful if you could return the completed PC1 form to school.  These are required in order that your child can take part in any school trip.


Data Report Form Please return completed form to school to ensure the contact information we hold is up-to-date.


Community Information


Dunbar Science Club: Denny and the T team Fight Cancer!


” Come to Dunbar Science Club and meet ‘Denny and the T team’. They are part of our own body’s AMAZING IMMUNOLOGY and they are an army of cells that protects us from the dangers all around us. This army can even fight the cells that cause cancer! Take part in helping Denny and the T team Fight Cancer cells and make a comic story about what happens and hear about what scientists are doing to help make the battle more successful.

Workshop provided by Edinburgh University’s MRC Centre for Inflammation Research “


Saturday 23rd September 2017


Bleachingfield, Countess Crescent, Dunbar, East Lothian EH42 1DX

Workshop times

Time Age Guide for parents/guardians Max. attendees
09:30 to 10:30am 5 yrs (P1) – 8 yrs 15
10:30 to 11:30am 5 yrs (P1) – 8 yrs 15
11:30 to 12:30am 9 yrs – 12 yrs 15

How to book

Bookings are currently being taken via our website and our mobile iOS/Android Apps.


£3 per attendee. Free if the person attending qualifies for a free place.

Getting in touch

Any questions, feedback, or problems regarding Science Club, please don’t hesitate to drop us an email at or contact us through Facebook.



Parent Council AGM

The Annual General Meeting for West Barns Parent Council will be held on Monday 4th September 2017 at 7pm in West Barns Primary School.

All parents and carers are welcome to attend to find out more about the work of the Parent Council.  We will also be electing new members, as well as a new Secretary and Vice Chair.  If you are interested in becoming a member, please come along.

The Agenda can be found here, together with the minutes from last year’s AGM:

AGM Agenda 2017-2

AGM 9-9-16

Easter Soup Lunch

Warm the cockles with a delicious bowl of homemade soup served up by your friendly Parent Council!  We will be hosting our annual Easter Soup Lunch on Friday 31st March, immediately after the end of term assembly.  Please join us for a hearty bowl of soup or our famous home baking and a cuppa.

All funds raised will go to support the work of the school.

We look forward to seeing you there!

Spike Island 2017!

Spike Island is back for 2017.  Join us on Sunday 7th May for a morning of fun for all the family.  You can run, jog or even walk the plank if you are a pirate! Entries are now open on Entry Central.  Just click on the link below to sign up.

Take advantage of the early bird discount rates by signing up before 7th April.  Online entries only for the 5K and 10K races.  The 1.6K and 3K races will be open for online and on the day entries.

Happy running everyone!

Governance Review of Scottish Education

The Scottish Government is seeking views from all stakeholders on how education is run and they would like to hear what you have to say. You can do this by visiting their website and providing your input by email, or by attending one of the engagement sessions running throughout the country.

The Edinburgh engagement event will take place on Wednesday 30th November.

Go to for more information on how to get involved.