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Newsletter 30.9.16

Parent and Friends Association meeting

We had a very positive meeting on Monday night and I want to thank all of you that attended. I’d like to welcome the new office bearers to their role. Thank you to all parents and carers for your ongoing support in all matters.

A fond farewell to Mrs Henry

We have to bid a fond farewell to Mrs Henry who, after a number of years supporting our school, has decided to retire from teaching at half term. Mrs Henry has thoroughly enjoyed her time with all of our pupils, past and present, but feels that now is the time to enjoy the next stage in her life. I’m sure you will join us in wishing her well.

A replacement PE teacher is currently being arranged by SBC Headquarters and I will keep you informed of developments.

Playground activities

We are looking to develop our playground and would like to provide some interesting activities for the children. Playing with ‘bits and bobs’ is great for developing imaginative play. Do you have any old drain pipes, pallets, lengths of timber or old tarpaulin that we could have? Please bring any items to the school. Thank you

Achievements Assembly

Next Tuesday morning will be the first of our new Achievement Assemblies. If your child(ren) have any recent (within the last month) successes they would like to share, please send certificates or awards into school on Tuesday morning. We will showcase their accomplishments with the school and then display their achievement on our new Achievements Wall. Thank you

ELCC News

This week in nursery we enjoyed;

Isla – I’ve been running with ruby is the playground. We run fast but sometimes fall over!

Eden- we have a new cafe, there is good stuff in there. I like the good stuff. There is cakes, plates and cups.

Ruby – we went to the woods it was good, I saw some deers (!!) we crossed the trolls bridge too.

P1,2 News

We have been learning to read and practicing our spelling. We have been learning about stopping and starting in P.E. by playing games. P2 have been learning that the letter e can change words.

P3,4 News

In literacy we have been learning about the Iron Man’s challenge and how he will help the World. We met a Space-Bat-Angel -Dragon and he is the size of Australia. In our topic work we can now make and write about a circuit.

We are looking forward to our trip to Torness.

P5,6,7 News

On Tuesday 27th September P7 and some P6s went to Drysdales food factory as part of our foods around the world topic.

We saw the crops being harvested and in the factory. In Drysdales we saw the crop being washed, dried, put into different sizes, being weighed and being packaged.

On Thursday P6,7 went to the hockey festival and the P5s went to the rugby festival at Eyemouth High school. The hockey players were in two teams and played four matches each. At the end, the prize, on pitch two for good sports man ship went to Coldingham A team. The prize was a packet of sweets!!!!!!

BY TAISHO and CHADJJJJJ

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