Batonbearer animation

 

Community Batonbearers – Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games – Queen’s Baton Relay

 And we’re off!  The online community batonbearer programme was launched on 10 October and will remain open for nominations until 17:00 on 22 November. Members of the public have the opportunity to nominate a deserving individual from their local community to become a batonbearer.

Community nominations can be made by accessing the online form at www.glasgow2014.com/baton-relay

 To support you in the promotion of the campaign we have produced a short digital animation film to showcase this unique opportunity is available via the following link: 

http://g2014.is/batonbearer2014

 It is also on YouTube at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e6nHj60Rbz0

Young Writer of the Year – 2013

USE YOUR IMAGINATION!

TYNE & ESK WRITERS

Young Writer of the Year 2013

Open to all schools and pupils living in East Lothian and Midlothian

 

Competition subject

Let your imagination run wild – entries will be accepted on any topic

 Two categories of entry

  • P4- P7
  • S1 – S4

 Why participate

  • Fits with Curriculum for Excellence
  • Good evidence for HMIe inspections
  • Encourages creativity

Please see below the rules for entering the competition.

 

Rules1 – Young Writer of the Year2013

letter Head Teachers

 

Prizes

There are two sets of prizes – one for East Lothian and one for Midlothian consisting of:

Best poetry                 

Best prose      

 

All the winners will receive a £10 book token plus a family day pass to the Scottish Seabird Centre  in North Berwick          

 The overall Young Writer of the Year winner P4- P7 will receive an iPod Shuffle plus a family day pass to the Scottish Seabird Centre in North Berwick       

 The overall Young Writer of the Year winner S1- S4 will receive an iPod Shuffle plus a family day pass to the Scottish Seabird Centre in North Berwick.   

 Award Ceremony

Winners of the competition will have prizes presented at Tranent Library on Monday 23 September at 4.30pm.

 

 Closing date for entries

Friday 14 June 2013

 

The World Education Games 2013

 

The World Education Games are taking place on the 5-7th March 2013 and we anticipate over 5.5 million pupils participating from around the globe and this year .  Pupils will even be attempting to become triple World Record Breakers too!  Enter World Education Games 2013!

 It is open to both primary & secondary schools and, as you may know, East Lothian pupils have competed extremely well in the past. 

 The Games incorporate, World Literacy Day, World Maths Day and World Science Day so there is something for everyone.