Newsletter 9 June 2016

News from Mr Bewsey
I missed contributing to a newsletter last week because I was supervising our P7 pupils on their annual outdoor pursuits residential. It was a privilege to be able to spend time with our current P7 cohort and to see them flourish in a different environment. They were a credit to the school.

Having missed last week’s newsletter, I was unable to express my gratitude to the PFA for the recent Spring Fayre. I wanted to say a massive thank you for all the hard work and effort that went into making the Spring Fayre such a positive and successful event. Though it was fairly quiet, the PFA still managed to raise a brilliant sum of money for the school – a grand total of £584.66 was raised. Thank you to all those that helped organise, for donations, for running stalls and for turning out on the day.

It was wonderful to be able to welcome our new Primary 1 pupils to join their new class this week and to stay for lunch. I hope everyone enjoyed the experience. The ‘move up morning’ proved to be beneficial for all pupils who were able to spend time with their new class teacher and peers.

Did you know… we have recently started working in partnership with Eyemouth High School science department. Every week, P6/7 receive a science lesson delivered by Ms Gillian Good, a science teacher. This new partnership is providing our pupils with an experience of ‘real’ science with expert tuition. So far, pupils and staff are positive.

And finally, I want to encourage you to ‘follow’ our new website. By subscribing to the email notifications, you can get the weekly newsletters sent directly to your email account. You won’t lose a letter again!

Dates for diary

Tuesday 14th June, 10.45am – 11.45am = Open morning

Tuesday 14th June @ 1pm – 3pm = Sports afternoon (Nursery invited to join us)

Friday 17th June, 9am = Nursery graduation ceremony

Tuesday 21st June, 11am – 11.30am = New P1 parents’ information session

Wednesday 22nd June, morning = Whole-school ‘beach fun day’. (EV2 attached)

Tuesday 28th June, 2.30pm = P7 Leavers’ assembly. Parents welcome.


I loved going with the buddies to the play park. We had an ice lolly! Alicia

I went to the school for lunch with my Mummy. Euan

I have drawn lots of pictures. Daniel

I liked being with my Buddy, Sinead. Kitty

P1,2,3 News

We moved up into our new classes today and we made up a superhero and we drew our superhero. Sophia

We sang a song about superheroes as well. Dylan and Edie

We played games with the children from nursery in our new class, we showed them Numicon, made crowns to celebrate the queen’s birthday and read a story about ‘Pickle’s ‘ a cuddly bear. Isla Hill

We learned how to do division using Smarties, multiplication squares Nicole, and our minds what we know already about multiplication to help us. Lulu

We have written Haiku and Acrostic poems and my one was about bunnies. Madeline

We have been practising singing our German songs and counting to 20 in German for our coffee morning on Friday. Dylan and Sophie

We wrote out our Castle Poems that we worked on with Mrs McGregor. Nikki

P4/5 News

We spent yesterday moving up to our new classes. It was exciting. Everyone had fun. P4 was P5 and P5 got to go to join the new P7. PE was really good. We all chose teams for the European cup 2016. This week we were archaeologists and looked at Roman thingslike a cup and a wax tablet. By Szymon and Alexander

P6/7 News

This week we did lots of different things like making toys out of recycled materials and making up our own games with partners like children in Malawi as part of our topic. In maths we are doing perimeter. On Wednesday we now do science with our new science teacher, Mrs Good from the high school.

P7 Kingswood

The P7s did loads of activities at Kingswood some of them were

Jacobs ladder

Leap of faith

Crate stack

Zip line

Night line

And many more. Leo’s favourite was laser quest.

Change of Menu for 28 June

There is a change of menu, chosen by P7 for Tuesday 28 June. Please still book online but if I am unable to change the menu please select the choices as follows:-

The choices are Steak Pie (tick first option Fish fingers)

Chicken Goujons (tick second option Pasta)

Lentil Soup / Grab & Go

Attention Primary 3 Parents

When school starts again in August your child will no longer be automatically entitled to free school meals. You will have to get set up to pay online on Parent Pay. If you are in receipt of certain credits / benefits you may be entitled to claim for free school meals. Forms are available on the SBC website or from the school office.

Beach Day

The whole school will be going down to the beach for a morning of activities on Wednesday 22 June. Pupils should wear suitable clothes and footwear and bring a packed lunch and a drink. Pupils will not be allowed in the sea but they can bring buckets and spades if they wish to carry them!

Running Club

Running club is now finished for the summer. Thank you to Rachel Crowe and Ali Worrall for taking this the past few years.

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