|Monday 15th January||P5 Trip to Hopetoun House to take part in a Victorian Workshop as part of class topic. Please ensure your child has a packed lunch, snack and drink (no fizzy drinks or glass bottles thank you).
Pupils will back in school around 3.00 p.m.
|Wednesday 17th January||6.00 p.m. Some pupils in P6/7 taking part in Rotary Quiz at Dunbar Lochend Campus.
|Thursday 18th January||P4 Swimming Lessons. Please ensure your child has their swimming kit with them that day.
2.00 p.m. P5-P7 to Belhaven Hill School to listen to a motivational talk by James Ketchell. More information on this on Newsletter going out today.
|Friday 19th January||Youth Club restarts.
|Wednesday evenings from
6.30 – 7.15 p.m.
|Junior Chess Club held at Dunmuir Hotel. It is free and anyone aged 8+ is welcome.
The next parent council meeting is on 22 January at 7pm.
The agenda will be published shortly before the meeting. If there are any items which you would like to be added to the agenda please contact the chair, Anna Milne at email@example.com.
|Monday 11th December||Payment of £5 due for Christmas Show (19th December). If you have not sent payment into school we would be grateful if you could send this in as soon as possible please.
|Tuesday 12th December||Parents of Pupils in P1/2 and P3/4:
Hosanna Rock Christmas show
Doors open at 5.30 p.m. Show starts at 6.00 p.m.
Tickets home in school bags today.
|Wednesday 13th December||In the morning P5 pupils will be walking to Belhaven Community Garden to pick vegetables to use in their afternoon cooking session. This is part of their Project Plenty project.
|Thursday 14th December||Pupil Christmas Lunch
p.m. P7 to Dunbar Grammar School to watch the S6 Christmas Show (details will be sent home to parents on Monday)
|LOST PROPERTY||Our Lost Property box is over-flowing. If your child is missing sweatshirts please check the box.
|Tuesday 19th December (afternoon)
Baldy Bane Theatre Company (in school)
|Wednesday 20th December||P1-4 Christmas Party (afternoon)
|Thursday 21st December||Nursery Christmas Party (morning)
|Thursday 21st December||P5-7 Christmas Party (afternoon)
|Friday 22nd December||Christmas Assembly at 11.00 (doors open at 10.30 a.m.).
Finish school for Christmas
|Pupils return to school||Monday 8th January
Here are the holiday sessions dates for 2018/2019
Calling all parents, carers, grandparents, aunties and uncles!
Do you have any free time during the week?
West Barns Primary School is looking for “helping hands” – volunteers who have an hour or two to spare to help with:-
- school trips/outings
- playing maths games
- tidying the library
- cutting out and laminating resources
- tidying the nursery garden
- tidying the flower beds and pots in front of the school
- making Christmas decorations including sewing
- teaching pupils how to cook
If you can help please let the school know by:-
- call in to the school office; or
- phoning the school on 01368 863209; or
- emailing the school at firstname.lastname@example.org
This is our main fundraiser for this school term. We are fundraising to purchase new gym equipment for the sports hall and hope to raise in the region of £1,000.
There are gift wrapped boxes in the school reception and nursery and we are looking for donations to the hampers. The hampers will be themed: Chocolate lover, for him, for her, active kids, relax and pamper, festive fizz, Christmas culinary hamper and kids crafting hamper.
All donations are gratefully received.
|Tuesday 21st November||Parents’ Consultation 4.30 – 6.30 p.m. – Appointment times sent home in school bags.
|Wednesday 22nd November
|No After School Running Club
Parents’ Consultation 5.00 – 7.00 p.m. –
Appointment times sent home in school bags.
|Thursday 23rd November||1.30 P3/4 Football Taster Session in school
|Monday 27th November||8.45 a.m. P7 pupils to Risk Factory (we would be grateful if your child could be at school for 8.35 a.m. that morning. Pupils should wear school uniform. Please provide your child with a snack, drink and a packed lunch.
|P7 Parents:||Smartcard Application form. I would be grateful if the completed form could be sent into school as soon as possible please.
|Wednesday 29th November||9.20 a.m. P3/4 to Cluster Football Festival at Hallhill. Outdoor PE kit; trainers, warm waterproof coat (pupils should come to school wearing their outdoor PE kit). Please provide your child with a drink and snack. Back in school for lunch.
|Saturday 2nd December||Parent Council Christmas Fayre
Saturday 2nd December 10.00 – 12.00.
“West Barns Parent Council is now working on our main fundraiser for this school term – the Annual Christmas Fayre. We are fundraising to purchase new gym equipment for the sports hall & hope to raise in the region of £1,000.
You may have noticed that there is a gift wrapped box in reception & we are looking donations to the hampers. The hampers are arranged around several key themes:
Relax & Pamper
Christmas Culinary hamper
Kids Crafting hamper “
Our next meeting will take place on Thursday 16th November at 7pm at West Barns Primary School.
The agenda is attached
|Monday 13th November||All school photograph orders to be returned to school by today please.
All requests for Parents’ Evening Consultation appointment for either Tuesday 21st or Wednesday 22nd November to be in by today please.
|Wednesday 15th November||
3.30 p.m. After school Running Club
|Thursday 16th November||
2.00 P3/4 Football Taster in school
7.00 p.m. Parent Council Meeting in school
|Friday 17th November
|Letter sent home in School bags re Children in Need as follows:-
“This year’s BBC Children in Need is on Friday 17th November. The theme this time is “Do Your Thing”. We would like to support this in school by encouraging the children to dress as “their thing”. Whether it is dancing, football or a favourite book, please send your children to school dressed as whatever “their thing” may be. As we are supporting the charity, we would welcome a donation if your child chooses to dress up.
As always in school, football colours should not be worn.”
|Tuesday 21st November & Wednesday 22nd November||Parents’ Consultation Evenings: your appointment with your child’s teacher will be sent out early next week.
|Monday 27th November||P7 pupils to Risk Factory, Edinburgh. Letter sent home in school bags. Cost £6.
|Rag Bag||Thank you to everyone who supports our rag bag recycling. The recent rag bag uplift raised £46.00 for school funds.
|P7 Smart Card Application form||Sent home in school bags this week. I would be grateful if completed form could be sent into school as soon as possible.
|LOST PROPERTY||The Lost Property box in Reception is overflowing with sweatshirts and jackets. If your child is missing sweatshirts please check our Lost Property.