Newsletter 4 December 2017

Newsletter 4 December 2017

Last week

Book Week Scotland

We hope our P1,2 and 3 pupils have enjoyed their Scottish Book Trust book bags. This wonderful gift contained a selection of new books and some games to encourage learning at home. Our thanks to the Scottish Book Trust for their support.

This week

Book Fair

The travelling book fair is in school for the rest of this week with a selection of top titles. Please pop in at your convenience to see what Christmas gifts or general reads you can snap up.

PE on Thursday – Please ensure child has their PE kit in school and that, if appropriate, earrings are suitable managed.

Achievement Assembly

On Thursday, we will hold our termly Achievement Assembly. This is an opportunity for pupils to share some of their recent successes, particularly from out-with school. Please encourage your child to tell us about their swimming, music, Guides or any other success.

Next week

Christmas Show

The P1-3 show starts at 6pm and the P4-7 show starts at approximately 6.30pm. The PFA will be holding their annual Christmas raffle prize draw on the night.

P1 health checks

P1 health checks will take place on Tuesday 12th December first thing. Results will be sent home.

Christmas theme day

On Friday 15th December, we are inviting pupils to come to school wearing something ‘Christmassy’. This could be a tinsel hairband, a Santa hat, a Christmas jumper. Be creative with your Christmas decorations! What could you make? Pupils should wear normal school uniform with their Christmas item.

Coming up

Carols at The Priory

All are welcome to join us at 9.15am on Tuesday 19th December at The Priory for our annual Christmas Carol Service.

Christmas Lunch

Tuesday 19th December is the date for this year’s school Christmas lunch. If you would like your child to partake in this, please book via ParentPay or contact Sheila in the office.

In the community

Eyemouth High School Open Evening – Our local High School is opening its door on the evening of Wednesday 13th December. All are welcome to see some of the highlights of the school. Doors open at 6pm.

Rotary Santa visit – On Sunday 17th December, ‘Santa’ will be visiting Coldingham Village Hall carpark at 7.20pm bringing gifts for the children of the village.

Dates for your diary

Thursday 7th Dec – Achievement Assembly

Monday 11th Dec – Christmas Show

Monday 18th Dec – Christmas parties

Tuesday 19th Dec – Carols at The Priory, 9.15am. All welcome.

Tuesday 19th Dec – Christmas dinner. Details to follow.

Thursday 21st Dec – School trip to see The Maltings pantomime.

Thursday 21st Dec – 3pm – School closes for Christmas.

Monday 8th Jan 2018 – Back to school

Pupil News


Felix, we went on the bus to Paxton House.

Lawson, we went on a teddy bear hunt.

Alexander, we found 10 teddy bears, they were hiding in the trees.

Sarah, we played at the park and I liked the big round swing the best.


The Primary One Two class have been busy rehearsing for their Nativity.

Hattie- The rehearsals are going very very very well!

It is hard to speak really loudly- David

It is really hard to sit still with everyone around you. – Farah

It is good fun. – Everyone.


P3/4/5 have been enjoying their rehearsals for the Christmas show. They have been working hard on all their lines and actions.

We have been making some lovely Christmas decorations which we are very proud of.

P3/4/5 have been using rhyme and rhythm in their poetry writing.


With Ms Clubb we have been learning about buoyancy and have been doing experiments to do with that and we have also been learning about area and how to calculate it.
With Mrs Easingwood we have been learning what a Cinquain poem is and we have been writing our own. In our topic we have been creating a dream house design and calculating the size and then price of it everyone has been enjoying it.

Also with Mrs Easingwood and Mrs Mutch we have had a dress rehearsal for the first time and it went brilliantly everyone benefited and improved from.

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