Monday 5th June, 7pm @ Yester School
Parent council members for 2017 / 2018 will be appointed. Come along to find out more and how you can help.
YESTER PARENT COUNCIL IS SWITCHING TO ONLINE COMMUNICATIONS. PLEASE SIGN UP BY 30TH JUNE!
- IF YOU DO NOT HAVE ACCESS TO ONLINE COMMUNICATIONS PLEASE TELL US VIA YOUR CLASS REP OR THE SCHOOL OFFICE
- WE WILL CONTINUE TO USE THE PARENT COUNCIL NOTICE BOARD AND FACEBOOK AND ENSURE ACCURATE INFORMATION IS POSTED THERE
Come and join Haddington Rugby Club at our rugby/ multi sports camp four days of fun from 17th-20th July 2017.
HRFC Summer Camp has now been running since 1999 it is run by volunteers to help raise funds for HRFC youth section.
There will be:
- Coached activities from 09.30 am – 3.00 pm
- 2.5 hours of rugby and 2 hours of multi sports
- Swimming at Aubigny centre / multi sports (Open only to children who can swim 50 metres)
- Free rugby summer camp t- shirt
- Free daily snack & drink
- Free lunch on Thursday
- Medal and certificate ceremony
- Tuck shop (money required)
- Rugby based activities coached by SRU qualified coaches
- All coaches PVG checked
Costs: £70.00 for members of HRFC & Gifford Goblins, non-members £80.00
If you are interested please download this form:
HRFC Summer Camp booking form
Want to develop your skills and collaborate with hundreds of other young people all over Scotland to make the Year of Young People 2018 incredible? #YOYP2018 is on the hunt for young people aged 8-26 just like you! Apply now at young.scot/yoyp2018.
P5 and P6 Bikeability is planned over the next few weeks.
Bikeability Scotland is a cycle training scheme designed to give children the skills and confidence they need both to cycle safely on the roads, and to encourage them to carry on cycling into adulthood. Bikeability sessions at Yester are provided by trained parent volunteers.
We are delighted that Belhaven Bikes will be in school on the morning of Monday 8th May to check all the children’s bikes.
Please bring bikes to school for this brilliant service as unroadworthy bikes can waste lots of time at beginning of the sessions and may result in your child not being able to participate.
You should have received a letter home regarding the date of your child’s session. Your child should also bring a helmet, gloves and waterproofs on the day.
More information about Bikeability can be found at http://bikeabilityscotland.org/
If you are able to help in any way with this initiative we would love to hear from you. The link below will enable you to download a copy of the letter we sent to all parents about what we are doing in this area. It includes a form which you can return to us to let us know how you can help.
DYW letter to parents
The next Parent Council meeting is on Monday 8th May at 7pm. Please contact your class rep if you wish anything to be raised. Observers are very welcome.
Turn up the volume, set the video to HD, and join in the singing and actions as P4 represent Scotland in this year’s 9th edition of Schoolovision, singing the Fischy Music song “You Are a Star”.
All entries are appearing on the website over the next 10 days, before the 1000 children in 37 countries taking part choose their favourites in a special webcam conference on Friday 12th May, the day before Eurovision itself.
Newsletter and minutes from the March meeting are now available to download from the Parent Council pages of this site.
No words are really necessary – the joy of winning the East Lothian Cross Country Championships was plain to see on the faces of all the team today!
This was the 9th year out of the last 10 Yester have won the event. Well done to you all – a superb team effort!
Parents’ Evening will take place on Thursday, 30 March 2017.
Would you like to help train our P5, P6 or P7 pupils in cycling skills? We are dependent on willing parents to deliver our Bikeability courses. Bikeability Scotland is a cycle training scheme designed to give children the skills and confidence they need to cycle safely on the roads, and encourage them to carry on cycling into adulthood.
There is free training being run across East Lothian for those wanting to get involved and support schools’ Bikeability Scotland programmes. Please get in touch with Mr Devereux if you would like to become involved. Dates for training include full and half day options on March 10, 17 and 24, April 21 and 28, May 12, 19 and 26, and June 2. The course can also be delivered at Yester if there are enough participants, or broken in to more suitable sessions.
More information on Bikeability Scotland, the Cycle Training Assistant course and booking can be found:
The course timing are:
full day: 0900-1600
am sessions: 0900-1230
pm sessions: 1230-1600